About Us Trade Fair/Exhibitions in India

LED Lighting & Components Show, 27-31 January 2021

With the active support of the Ministry of Commerce & Industries, Government of India, the Indian Chamber of Commerce (ICC)is conducting Virtual Trade fairs for Indian manufacturers/exporters to connect with potential buyers from Europe. TheLED Lighting & Components Show - Make in India Series (Virtual Trade Show) will take place online on 27-31 January 2021. The exhibit will include LED Applications & Lighting, LED Components/Accessories and raw materials, LED Signages and display, LED Drivers andPower Supply, Solar-powered LED Lighting products and solutions and Smart Home Automation. The virtual platform of the show is multilingual and accommodates Buyer-Seller Meetings between Portuguese and Indian stakeholders, encouraging global business promotion.
The visitor registration link is https://iccledexpo.skyfair.live/live/vregister.html. For inquiries, please contact Mr Sudip Basu, ICC: +91 9830885530 / +91 8777399067 / sudip.basu@indianchamber.net.
The ICC is the only National Chamber of Commerce headquartered in Kolkata, West Bengal, and is the premier body of business and industry in eastern and northeastern India.Amongst other objectives, it strives to build meaningful synergies amongst the Industry and Government by addressing strategic issues of national significance. The ICC maintains a strong focus upon Economic Research and Policy issues, regularly undertakingMacro-economic Surveys/Studies, preparing State Investment Climate Reports and Sector Reports, and providing Policy Inputs / Budget Recommendations to Governments at the State and Central levels. See also https://www.indianchamber.org/.

15th International Crop Science Conference and Exhibition, 28-29January 2021

The Pesticides Manufacturers & Formulators Association of India (PMFAI) is organising the 15th International Crop Science Conference and Exhibition, which will take place online on 28-29 January 2021. This virtual event will be particularly relevant for representatives of the Portuguese agricultural industry and related fields.

Specifically, the event will provide an opportunity to meet leading Indian Agrochemical Companies that will be exhibiting in the event. There will be 50 booths exclusively for agricultural inputs (agrochemicals, fertilisers, biological pesticides and ancillary units) wherein visiting delegates can explore opportunities to discuss businesses with the Indian companies for joint ventures, Joint Research & Development, Contract Manufacturing, expanding distribution networks for agrochemical products to assure better market outreach as well as product/plan procurement from Indian companies. A conference will also be organised on the sidelines of the exhibition.

For details on the event, please visit https://www.pmfaiindia.org/ or https://pmfaiicsce.org/.

Online Inauguration of the AEPC Virtual Platform, 21 January 2021

The Apparel Export Promotion Council (AEPC) is a body of Apparel Exporters in India that provides invaluable assistance to Indian Exporters as well as Importers/International Buyers who choose India as their preferred sourcing destination for garments.
In order to bridge the gap of buyers / sellers during these trying times of pandemic, the AEPC has developed a Virtual Platform to organise export promotion activities on the platform.

The AEPCVirtual Platformwill be inaugurated on Tuesday, 21 January 2021 at 10.30 am IST (05.00 am GMT) by Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu, Hon’ble Vice President of India, in the presence of Madam Smriti Zubin Irani, Hon’ble Union Minister of Textiles.A live telecast will also be available on the AEPC’s Facebook account as well as on YouTube. The new virtual platform will showcase updated fashion trends of the Indian apparel industry. Important features include:

· 360 degree experience of virtual exhibition space.
· 24*7 Availability of the platform
· Real-time live chat and 1-1 video call between visitors and exhibitors for personalisation
· Safe & Secured platform
· Virtual Interactive Sessions with Global Buyers and Virtual B2B Meetings
· Knowledge Management
· Webinars and live sessions
· Resource centres, networking lounges and live presentation auditorium.
· More than 300 Leading exhibitors will be showcasing their latest collections in Women’s Wear, Men’s Wear, Kids’ Wear, Fashion Accessories and Medical textiles (PPE Kits, face shields, masks & gloves etc.) from all across India on this virtual platform 24x7x365.
· A wide range of diverse range of products, including Denims, Skirts, Viscose, Kaftans, Plus-size Garments, Embroidered Garments, Designer Labels, Organic Cotton Garments and Sustainable Products, will be showcased on the platform.

See also the Programme and the Registration link: https://event.webinarjam.com/channel/aepcvfing

For any query, please feel free to approach us on dsg@aepcindia.com.

IIJS Virtual 2020, 8-12 January 2021 + Virtual IGJS Show (e-IGJS) 10-22January 2020

The Gem and Jewellery Export Promotion Council, is organising two major virtual events in January – the IIJS Virtual 2020 from 8-12 January 2021 and the Virtual IGJS Show (e-IGJS) from 18-22 January 2021.
To register your visit to the IIJS Virtual Show 2.0, log on hereor register via the GJEPC App. New visitors are advised to visit this linkand register themselves by submitting the required documents. On the submission of the visitor registration application, visitor will receive a confirmation email  informing you about  IIJS Virtual Show 2.0. For further assistance regarding the event, feel free to contact Ms Naheed Sunke, Asst – Director on +91-9987753830; or write to naheed@gjepcindia.com / overseas@gjepcindia.com.

For details on the Virtual IGJS Show (e-IGJS), please see the brochure. For Visitor Registration, please register through this link. Mr Ninad Narwilkar, Assistant Director – KP, email: ninad.narwilkar@gjepcindia.com and Mr Vikrant Pradhan, Assistant. Director – Events & CRM, email: vikrant@gjepcindia.comhave been nominated to represent the Council for International buyer promotions, who will coordinate the promotional efforts.

FICCI Annual Expo 2020: Starting on 11 December 2020 - 1-year duration

The FICCI Annual Expo 2020 is a one-of-its-kind virtual event in India, focused on the manufacturing and services sectors. It includes an engaging and progressive platform where buyers and sellers from across the globe connect, interact, and grow to their fullest potential. Starting 11 December 2020 and extending for a period of one year, this unique event operates with the objective of elevating Indian business sector while envisioning new prospects and accelerating businesses.

The sprawling Exhibition Centre plays host to visitors from across the globe, giving them a productive virtual platform to network with over 50 potential business sectors represented by both Indian and international companies. There will be ample opportunities to engage in discussions to advance your business prospects. Whilst the well-appointed booths allow virtual handshakes through video and chat, the B2B meeting rooms transform business relationships. The state-of-art auditorium is fully equipped to host large-format webinars and conferences, thus providing a world-class environment for global business.

To access the FICCI Annual Expo, business representatives may use the free visitor link:

For further information, please see the Flyer and the Brochure.

For any queries on the FICCI Annual Expo, feel free to consult http://www.ficciexpo.in/ or reach out to the event organisers viamissionfae@ficci.com.

CII 2020 Partnership Summit: “Partnership for Lives, Livelihood and Growth”, 15-18 December 2020

The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) is organising its annual flagship event, the CII Partnership Summit, from 15-18 December 2020 on a Digital Platform.

The theme of the 2020 Partnership Summit is “Partnership for Lives, Livelihood and Growth”. The Summit Chair will be MrPiyush Goyal, Minister of Commerce & Industry and Railways, Government of India. An outline of the proposed programme can be accessed here, A more detailed version of the document can be accessed here.

Global partnerships have never been more critical than at the current moment when the Covid-19 pandemic and resultant economic and social fallout grips the world. The CII Partnership Summit was instituted in 1995 to understand and analyse such global economic challenges and identify and structure partnerships between nations to address these. As the Indian economy grew to leadership position following structural economic reforms over the years, the Partnership Summit emerged as a key platform attracting global and Indian thought-leaders to reinforce partnerships in trade, investments, sustainability, technology and other areas of interest to economies and businesses.

The 2020 edition of the Partnership Summit coincides with the 125-year anniversary of CII. Initiated as an industry-led association in 1895, CII has evolved as an organisation closely aligned with India’s development trajectory, with over 9,000 industry members from across India, including multinational corporations, large, small and medium enterprises and public sector enterprises. Through affiliated industry associations, CII is connected to over 300,000 enterprises throughout all sectors in India.

The 2020 CII Partnership Summit aims at capturing perspectives of leading experts from the major tracks of discussion, which include economy and finance, geopolitical and strategic developments, international trade and multilateralism, investments, technology disruptions, socio-cultural and sustainability aspects and cooperation in healthcare. Plenary and parallel sessions on these themes will be conducted to address some of the most pressing issues during these times. The event will also encompass a framework that facilitates B2B interactions.

Pre-registration is necessary for all to be able to access the virtual platform; Interested participants from Portugal can register here : http://www.cii.in/OnlineRegistration.aspx?Event_ID=E000048942.
For any queries on the Summit, feel free to reach out to CII Deputy Director General Marut Sen Gupta through marut.sengupta@cii.in / +91 11 24601437 / 24629994-7.

Virtual Buyers-Sellers Meet on Ceramic & Vitrified Tiles, 2-18December 2020

The Trade Promotion Council of India (TPCI)is organisingaVirtual Buyers-Sellers Meet on Ceramic & Vitrified Tiles from 2-18 December 2020. The event aims to bring together over 100 reputed Indian manufacturers and exporters of Ceramic and Vitrified Tiles as well as Sanitary Ware, who will be available to discuss future business opportunities with prospective Portuguese buyers. As part of the initiative, an exclusive Virtual Buyer-Seller Meet aimed at European buyers has been scheduled for 15 December 2020.
More information on this virtual event is available in the Flyer and on https://www.tpci.in/eventdefault/mega-virtual-buyers-sellers-meet-on-ceramics-vitrified-tiles/.
Registration may be made free of charge by filling in this RegistrationForm and sending it to internationaldivision@tpci.in. For any query, please contact Mr Sachin Kumar via sachin.k@tpci.in.

3rd Global REInvest, 26-28 November 2020

The Ministry of Renewable Energy (MNRE), Government of India, is organising the 3rd Global REInvestonline meet, which will be inaugurated by Prime Minister on 26-28 November 2020.  The event will be a two-day virtual conference on renewables and future energy choices with an exhibition of manufacturers, developers, investors and innovators engaged in the clean energy sector. REInvest 2020 will provide information about the Government of India's plans and programmes as well as foster engagement amongst industry representatives, investors and other stakeholders that will allow them to take forward India’s renewable growth story.
For further information, please see the event website https://re-invest.in, the event Twitter profilehttps://twitter.com/REInvestIndia and the official press statement https://pib.gov.in/PressReleasePage.aspx?PRID=1674019

FarmMech 2020,24-27 November 2020

(Sponsored by Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India)
The Engineering Export Promotion Council of India (EEPC), in its bid to revitalise the Agriculture and Farm machinery sector, is organising its Second Virtual Exhibition “FARMMECH 2020” during 24-27 November 2020, with a focus on North America, Africa, EU, UK, East Europe, ASEAN and the SAARC region. A brochure of the event is attached for your reference and more details of the show are available at https://farmmech.eepc.expoplatform.com/
Around 50 Indian manufacturers/exporters are expected to participate in the said exhibition. The Indian participants belong to the following product profiles:
Manually operated equipment
Machines for general farm use
Tractors, bulldozers & other vehicles
Land preparation and planting machinery & equipment
Crop maintenance machinery & equipment
Crop harvesting machinery & equipment
Post-harvest machinery & equipment
Tillage tools & wear parts
Other equipment & components
Free registration can be made online using the following web link
Please see here the Event Brochure and the Exhibitor Profile Products
For more information, please contact the EEPC Assistant Director, Ms Kamakshi Tayal through  ktayal@eepcindia.net / +91 11 23711124/25 /  (D) 43537640 / Mob +91 9873342956

India Subcontracting Expo,27-30 October 2020

The "India Subcontracting Expo” will take place virtually from 27-30 October 2020. This upcoming online event, with particular focus on EU and the UK, will be the first First Virtual Exhibition organised by the Engineering Export Promotion Council (EEPC) India - a premier trade and investment promotion organisation sponsored by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India. The digital platform upon which the event is based will provide ample opportunities for buyers and suppliers to connect and do business online.
As an advisory body catering to the Indian engineering sector, EEPC actively contributes to the policies of the Government of India and acts as an interface between the engineering industry and the government. Set up in 1955, EEPC India presently has a membership base of over 13,000, out of whom 60% represent Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs).
The major product sectors of Indian companies at the India Subcontracting Expo will be:

  • Metal Working and Metal Processing
  • Mechanical and Electromechanical Sub-Assemblies
  • Hydraulics and Pneumatics
  • Motion and Drives
  • Metal Finishing and Heat Treatment
  • Electricals/Electronics
  • Dies, Tools, Gauges and Testing
  • Plastic, Rubber and Polymer Engineering

Registration is absolutely FREE. Prospective participants can register online through https://subcontracting.eepc.expoplatform.com/index/registration.
The complete details of the show are available on https://subcontracting.eepc.expoplatform.com – you may also consult here the BrochureExhibitors List and Info Sheet.
In case of any queries/questions, feel free to get in touch with Mr Suranjan Gupta, Executive Director, EEPC India (ed@eepcindia.net).


The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) is organising a series of events on various sectors under the new flagship brand GLOBIZ “Connecting Business Globally” and under the captioned event, we are pleased to announce the 'GLOBAL VIRTUAL HEALTHCARE EXPO'which is scheduled from 26-28 October 2020.

The quality of health services across the globe varies significantly, creating a broad scope of investment and engagement opportunities. The Healthcare market in India is expected to reach US$ 372 billion by 2022 and Healthcare has become one of India’s largest sectors, both in terms of revenue and employment. India possesses globally renowned medical teaching institutions as well, which provides it with competitive capacity to invest in more developed health economies globally.

The virtual expo will focus on ASEAN, Africa, Europe, USA, CIS, Middle East, SAARC and South East Asia regions, connecting Indian business houses and manufacturers with the world for ensuring an impetus in exports and keep the business running in current times.

The main objective of organising Global Virtual Healthcare Expo 2020 is to enable Indian companies in Pharmaceuticals, Medical Equipment, Pharma Machinery, Ayurveda, Traditional & Natural Medicine to capture opportunities in healthcare industry and market across globe in these tough times.


Medical Textiles, Medical Devices, Technologies and Equipment, Laboratory Equipment, Diagnostics, Pharmaceutical Equipment and Supplies, Pharma Machinery & APIs, Medical Tourism, Health Care, Hospitals, Ayurveda, Wellness products


  • Indian & International Exhibitors


  • Webinar & Digital Sessions based on sector
  • Special Inaugural Sessions


  • Meetings with buyers invited globally
  • Dedicated matchmaking booth


Interested parties from Portugal related to the abovementioned focus segments are encouraged to visit the exhibition and engage in business matchmaking. The buyer registration is free of charge.

For more details, please consult the Event Brochure . To register as buyers, visitors and exhibitors you may visit the official website: www.GlobizHealthcare.com.

If you should require any clarifications, feel free to reach out to Mr Ankur Singh (ankur.singh@ficci.com / +91-8860559553) or Mr Sandeep Vishal (sandeep.vishal@ficci.com / +91-9971267985).

CII Goa Conference on Logistics, 24 October 2020

The Logistics industry in India is evolving rapidly and becoming more competitive in terms of its offering to the customers and how it would help to reduce their logistics costs and provide effective services. Further, for Goa to become a logistics hub and attain an export-led growth, land requirement will increase among different sectors besides manufacturing, while warehousing will become a major concern.
Logistics is the backbone of the economy, providing efficient, cost effective flow of goods on which other commercial sectors depend. Logistics has become one of the most important part of the business economic system and is a major global economic activity.  There is a strong prospect of Goa emerging as a logistics hub of India, by pooling the “Make in India” and “Atmanirbhar” campaign.
The State Government is looking at a holistic plan for development in the coming decades and identify land for different sectors like manufacturing, technology, tourism, education, entertainment, food and agriculture, logistics, etc. 
The main objective of the Conference is to deliberate on issues relating to measures required for promoting multimodal logistics in the State:

  • Development of Air-Cargo in the State 
  • Multi-Modal Logistics Park in Goa
  • Blue Economy - Integration of Water based Economy

Dr Pramod Sawant, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Goa and Mr Suresh Prabhu PM’s Sherpa G20 & G7 Summit & Member of Parliament (Rajya Sabha) has kindly consented to be a part of this conference.
Interested persons may register as a Participant / Sponsor for the 6th Edition - CII Goa Conference on Logistics scheduled on Saturday, 24 October 2020 at 1000 Hrs and also take advantage of the opportunity to showcase products and services during the virtual conference.
Click to register http://www.cii.in/OnlineRegistration.aspx?Event_ID=E000052254
Branding: As businesses are dealing with the COVID pandemic, it is difficult to access gainful marketing avenues to market products and services. This platform could be an excellent opportunity to boost/promote businesses to a target audience. Those interested in positioning a brand/company logo on the Flier can do so; please see the Draft Programme and Annex.

For more details, please contact Mr Cecil F Pinto - cecil.pinto@cii.in or 9822982505.

India International Engineering Week, 18-20 November 2020

The Federation of Indian Export Organisations (FIEO) is organising theIndia International Engineering Week (Virtual Sourcing Expo), scheduled to be held from 18-20 November 2020. The prime objective of this onlineevent is to promote opportunities related to India’s role as a supplier for Europe in the engineering sector. The exposition will include around 40 quality Indian Suppliers from the engineering sector who will be participating at the show to explore trade and business opportunities with European counterparts. Please see the official website here: http://www.iiew2020.com/index.html

Benefits for visitors at the India International Engineering Week include:
1) Opportunity to around 40 quality Indian suppliers
2) Cost effective in connecting with Indian exhibitors/ participants
3) Everyone from everywhere can afford to connect with desired business
4) More structured inquiry process
5) Better navigation across the event

We seek your kind cooperation in identifying and directly encouraging potential buyers from Portugal to participate in the exposition. The registration for buyers from Europe is free and they can register anytime throughhttp://www.iiew2020.com/form.html.

To communicate directly with the event organisers,you may reach out to the following FIEO officials:rohittejpal@fieo.orgnishantkatyayan@fieo.orgvishvaditya@fieo.org.

A list of the exhibitors so far confirmed is available here

Please find here the link for registration of buyers

LEADS 2020: ‘Reimagine the World’, 12-15October 2020

The Federation of Indian Export Industries (FICCI) is organising the 'LEADS 2020: Reimagine the World' virtual seminar from 12-15 October 2020. For more details on this upcoming online event and its constituent sessions, please see the official website http://www.ficcileads.in/. The initiative focuses on various commercial and societal challenges in the 21st century and aims to address pertinent topics such as the future impact of continued technological innovation and disruption. As a unique multifaceted 4-day global thought leadership initiative, LEADS 2020 will serve as an engagement platform for insights into five fundamental questions that underlie the quest for global economic prosperity with sustainability, inclusivity and social well-being.
Interested parties may sign up here: https://registrations.ficci.com/filead/online-registration.asp

FICCI: Global Virtual Textile & Home Furnishing Expo: “Weaving The Beauty of India”

16 - 18 September 2020

The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) is pleased to invite you to the launch of 1st Global Virtual Exhibition on ‘Textiles of India’ calledGlobal Virtual Textile & Home Furnishing Expo’ under the banner of ‘Globiz”- Connecting Business Globally’. The three days of Virtual Exhibition Platform commits to provide support to Indian business houses and manufacturers to explore business opportunities and connect with over 7,000 visitors and 500 buyers in the sector.

The Expo will bring together various stakeholders from the textile sector to come on a virtual platform to showcase their products, do one on one video meetings, have pre-fixed B2B meetings and participate in real time conferences and media interactions. It will provide a one-stop solution to connect with desired buyers, traders, distributors, and decision makers.


Ready Made Garments (Men’s & Women’s including children)

  • Fashion accessories

  • Intimate and active wear

  • Home Furnishing

  • Home Décor including handicrafts and gifts

  • Yarns & Cotton

  • Fabrics & Raw Material

  • Leather & shoes

  • Technical Textile



* Indian & International Exhibitors


  • Webinar & Digital Sessions based on sector

  • Special Inaugural Sessions

B2Bs Meetings with buyers invited globally

Dedicated matchmaking booth


* Dedicated product specific halls

* State and Country specific webinars

* International Exhibitors

* Dedicated matchmaking booth

* Live Video chat with visitors & buyers

* Product and Country-based search option for buyers & visitors

* No limitation on the number of participants and attendees

* Unlimited branding opportunities

* Opportunity to launch products

* Free Entry for the visitors

* Exclusive analytical booth report


- No Travel and Hospitality expenses

No Fabrication and Booth setup Charges

- Connect with Buyers from Home or Office

- You just need a good Internet connection and computer

Experience the virtual world of exhibitions

For more information, see also the official Event Flyer.

For queries and confirmation of attendance, please contact Mr Partha Ghosh: partha.ghosh@ficci.com.

TEXPROCIL: Ind–Texpo 2020, 14-18 September 2020

The Cotton Textiles Export Promotion Council of India (TEXPROCIL) is organising the virtual edition of its Reverse Buyer Seller Meet (RBSM) called ‘Ind–Texpo 2020’, an exclusive virtual B2B exhibition of textiles!
The virtual event will be held from 14-18 September 2020 and is supported by the Ministry of Textiles and the Ministry of Commerce, Government of India.
The virtual Ind-Texpo 2020 is a specialised B2B fair in the Indian textile sector offering a one-stop destination for worldwide importers to source Indian Textiles, from fibres to home textiles and fashion. The exhibition will have on display textiles like home textiles, fabrics and yarns as well as cotton-rich blended textiles. The virtual exhibition is being held on a EU complaint GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) platform which allows for safe and secure business interactions. With features like Private Meeting rooms, Personalised Schedules and Online Chats available on the virtual platform for overseas buyers and Indian sellers, business interactions will be held seamlessly in a secure and safe environment.
Buyers who are interested in sourcing textiles from India can register their profile on the virtual platform www.ind-texpo.com. Based on their requirement they can also interact with the registered Indian suppliers and pre-schedule B2B meetings on agreed time slots during the days of the exhibition i.e. 14-18 September 2020.
Please consult the Step-by-Step Guide which enables interested buyers and importers to navigate through the Ind-Texpo website as well as chat and pre-schedule meetings with Indian suppliers.
- Ind-Texpo official website: www.ind-texpo.com
- Virtual Ind-Texpo Promo Film: Ind-Texpo Promo Film
- Buyer / Visitor Registration: Visitor Registration
For any clarifications, please write to events@ind-texpo.com

CII: ‘Make in Telangana’, 27 August - 5 September 2020

The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in partnership with Government of Telangana, is organising “MAKE IN TELANGANA”, a mega virtual Conference (2-day) and Exhibition (10-days) with the theme “Invest in Telangana: Opportunities in Post Covid” scheduled between 27 August – 05 September 2020. The objective of this initiative is to explore investment opportunities and new partnerships.

Telangana is a state with infinite opportunities and a growth engine of Indian Economy with the presence of world class infrastructure and a top-class talent pool. It is an innovation & knowledge hub and the leading state in terms of ease of doing business, start-ups and also in sectors like IT/ITES and Electronics, Pharma and Biotech, Healthcare, Aerospace & Defence, Textiles and Apparels, Mines and Minerals, Agriculture & Food Processing etc.

With the Covid-19 pandemic posing many challenges to several nations, India has now become the brightest spot for Investment and Manufacturing across the world. Telangana is on the forefront when it comes to provide opportunities and create value for investors and stakeholders.

The Flyer, Suggested Conference Programme and a Demo of the virtual exhibition is attached for your kind reference. Details of the event, registration and contacts are available in this hyperlink.

We will share more details of the conference, speakers and exhibition in a fortnight.

For more information, please also consult this website, which will soon be active. 

ITSF 2020: ‘Virtual India Textiles Sourcing Fair’, 7, 8 and 11 August 2020

The Handloom Export Promotion Council (HEPC) – a nodal entity under the Ministry of Textiles, Government of India – is organising the first ever 3-day Virtual India Textiles Sourcing Fair 2020 (ITSF 2020) scheduled on 7, 10 and 11 August 2020. The event will provide sourcing opportunity for Buyers, Importers, Wholesalers, Buying agents, Volume retailers of Home Textiles and clothing accessories across the globe.

200 Indian manufacturers and exporters from the states of Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh, and West Bengal will be showcasing a wide range of Indian Handwoven and Home Textile products (including traditional and GI registered products).

India Textiles Sourcing Fair 2020 will be the first-ever virtual event in the Handloom sector in the region that brings together under one roof manufacturers, suppliers and representatives of related services to showcase their merchandise to discerning buyers from across the globe. The start of the event will coincide with the National Handloom Day on 7 August 2020.

Products on display are as follows:

For further details and for receiving complimentary login credentials to access the event, please consult the official website and register yourselves: http://www.itsf.co.in/Register.html or contact the HEPC directly through buyer@itsf.co.in / fairs@hepcindia.comSee also the official Flyer and Brochure. 

14th World Aqua Congress - Conference & Exhibition, 29-30 October 2020

The 14th World Aqua Congress (WAC) - Conference & Exhibition will be held on 29-30 October 2020 on a virtual platform. Over the years, WAC has emerged as the most consistent and comprehensive event addressing issues of water and environment and having a considerable impact on policymaking. Complete details of present and past events are available at the conference website.

Please see below links to various participation options in the 14th WAC:

  1. Submit an abstract to speak at the conference.  There are options of Live or Pre-recorded paper presentations. Themes and topics can be seen here.
  2. Register as delegate, which has been kept without any fee.
  3. Present your technology in a specially carved out Industry Presentation slot
  4. Support the event and enhance your brand visibility through sponsorship or advertisement


  1. Exhibit your products & services at the event, which is likely to be attended by close to 3,000 participants. Rates are starting at as low as INR 10,000.
  2. Apply for Aqua Excellence Award under various categories.

You are kindly invitedto nominate a maximum number of personnel from your organisation (online Register as delegate) who may attend the event. As mentioned, the event is free for delegates, but prior registration is mandatory.
A detailed brochure of the event can be downloaded here. 
For any further information, please contact:
Organising Secretary (XIV WAC) & Secretary General- Aqua Foundation
+91-98185 68825, 9873556395  

India Healthcare Week 2020: ‘Redefining Healthcare Ecosystem’, 17-21 July 2020

The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) is organising a virtual India Healthcare Week 2020: ‘Redefining Healthcare Ecosystem’ from 17-21 August 2020. The online event aims to look into developing cohesive industry engagement with core cross-sectoral policy, dialogues and strategic exchanges enabled through high profile plenary sessions, focused capacity building workshops, bespoke B2Bs, industry delegations, disruptor talks as well as an exhibition of the latest technologies disrupting the healthcare sector.

The exposition at the event will provide the ideal platform for leading international and domestic healthcare manufactures, service providers, distributors and government officials to display the latest healthcare innovations and services, with influential voices and experts from both within and outside the sector. It will see a global conglomeration of industry experts, senior policy makers, ministers, decision makers, and the multiple stakeholders including innovators who imagine a more equitable and healthier world.

India Healthcare Week 2020 will be hosted on a Digital Conference-cum-Exhibition Platform, where participants can set up the company stall, attend B2B events and conferences from the comfort of their home or office. For contact details to concerned CII officials who can be approached for further information, please see the Event Brochure

5th Global Exhibition on Services, Palace Grounds, Bengaluru, 12-14 September 2019

The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), in partnership with the Department of Commerce, Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India, and the Services Export Promotion Council (SEPC), is organizing the 5th edition of the Global Exhibition on Services (GES) scheduled from 12-14 September 2019 in Palace Grounds, Bengaluru, Karnataka.

Recognising the importance of this sector, the first edition of GES was inaugurated in 2015 by Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, with an objective of providing a global platform for increasing trade in services, enhancing strategic cooperation and strengthening multilateral relationships between all stakeholders to explore new business avenues. The subsequent editions were inaugurated by the then President of India in 2016, 2017 and 2018. GES 2018 was a huge success with participation from about 100 countries, 500 overseas delegates, over 628 exhibitors and more than 7,000 structured B2B Meetings.

The Hon'ble President of India unveiled a new brand identity as Champion Sector for the services sector launched at the inaugural session. These sectors include some of the largest and most critical sectors with the highest potential for global trade and investment, growth and employment. The Champion Sectors include IT & IteS; Tourism & Hospitality; Healthcare and Wellness; Transport & Logistics Services; Accounting and Finance; Media and Entertainment; Legal Services; Telecommunication; Infrastructure and Construction Services; Environmental Services; Banking, Financial and Insurance Services, and Education.

GES 2019 proposes to focus on Services sector excellence to expand its global footprint and provide an ideal platform for showcasing services sector opportunities to Indian as well as Global counterparts. This platform will be leveraged to strengthen these ties and explore new opportunities in the services sector. Your presence and participation at GES 2019 will add great value towards ensuring meaningful discussions.

Please find here the detailed brochure of GES2019 for your reference. See also https://www.gesindia.in/ for more information.

NB: GES2019 was originally scheduled for 18-20 September 2019, but as per a notification from the organisers in late July, the dates have now been advanced slightly.

22nd India International Security Expo 2019” , Pragati Maidan, New Delhi, 3-5 October 2019

PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry, in collaboration with ITPO, is hosting a three days “22nd India International Security Expo 2019” on 3-5 October 2019 at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi.

IISE 2019, in line with the Prime Minister’s vision of Made in India – For the World”, aims to create a powerful roadmap leading to Indian Defence becoming self-reliant and scaling the export trajectory of both services and products in the Defence vis-à-vis the imports. The event in its preceding years has established a benchmark and set up a legacy in terms of participation of high profile stakeholders from across the world, policy makers, domestic and international exhibitors and several relevant conference themes deliberated over by experts from all over.  

Lt Gen Subrata Saha PVSM UYSM YSM VSM** (Retd), Member National Security Advisory Board (NSAB) will chair the event as Chief Strategist to this niche Expo. 

This event would be an extremely apt and strong business platform offering tremendous opportunity for forging partnerships, joint ventures, B2Bs, showcase of capabilities, products and services in Defence and Home Land Security by Indian as well as foreign companies and much more. Other highlights of the Expo are key officials from the Ministries, Armed Forces, Para Military Forces, State Police joining as Guests and Speakers, participation from leading Indian and global defence and security companies, Thematic Sessions on different topics related to defence and internal security, numerous B2B meetings among the participating companies and delegates and special provision for the MSME participation under NSIC Scheme.

Interested participants can visit and apply here



India International Cooperative Trade Fair (IICTF): New Delhi,11-13 October 2019

The National Cooperative Development Corporation (NCDC) is organising the first ever “India International Cooperative Fair (IICTF) on 11-13 October 2019 at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi. It aims to have domestic participation from cooperatives of at least 15 Indian States / Union Territories as well as international participation from different trade regions across the world.

International buyers can be from the cooperative, corporate, private and government sectors. IICTF covers exhibitors / sellers / buyers who have promary focus on the cooperative-to- cooperative trade on sectors such as agriculture and allied sectors (complete value chains), commodities, exports, technology, climate smart agriculture, processing, packaging, storage, machinery, brand promotion, marketing, coop-banking, IT, cybersecurity, livestock, dairy, fisheries, handloom, handicrafts, textiles, consumer goods, retail, hospitality, insurance, finance, healthcare, products by women groups and capacity development. NCDC suggest early registration since the Trade Fair has already evoked a lot of enthusiasm amongst Indian cooperatives. The basic exhibition space units are of 9 square metres (3x3) size.

For more information, please see the pamphlet and the website. You can also contact the IICTF cell in NCDC at +91-1126962478 / 26960796 or iictf@ncdc.in. Furthermore, Mr Sundeep Kumar Nayak, MD, NCDC can be reached on +91-9868849773 or mdncdc@ncdc.in / chairman@nedac.info.

"For more information on the package of incentives for international participants, please see here."

India Mobile Congress (IMC) 2019: New Delhi, 14-16 October 2019

The Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI), under the aegis of the Department of Telecommunications (DoT), Government of India, is organising the 3rd edition of the India Mobile Congress 2019 scheduled from 14-16 October 2019 at Aerocity, New Delhi.

The India Mobile Congress (IMC) is South Asia’s largest digital technology forum. The event is expected to attract over 75,000+ visitors, 5,000+ delegates, 300+ partners & exhibitors, 200+ start-ups, 250+ speakers, 200+ live demos & product launches, 1000+ media representation in a total area of more than 65,000 sqm. The event will bring together industry leaders, international experts, global policy makers and academia to discuss, deliberate and showcase the latest industry technology trends around major themes such as 5G, Intelligent Edge, Immersive World, Privacy & Ethics, Autonomous Things, Smart Spaces, Augmented Analytics, Inventive Unicorn, mHealth and Future Logistics.

The first edition of the annual IMC, which took place in September 2017, brought together more than 200 delegates, 32,000 visitors, 152 speakers, 100 exhibitors and 100 start-up companies.

The IMC is a global knowledge sharing & business platform supported by industry & government stakeholders providing Networking possibilities with 5000 international CXOs & top government officials. It is a destination for new product launches & announcements, new technology demonstrations, experiential showcasing, and is also becoming a hotbed for 5G Innovations.

For further information, please reach out to Mr P. Ramakrishna, CEO – India Mobile Congress: ceo@indiamobilecongress.com / +91- 98110-56753.
See also https://indiamobilecongress.com

Exhibition and RBSM for Textile, Apparel, Fashion, Hometextiles, Yarn and Jute: Kolkata, 18-22 October 2019

The Indian Chamber of Commerce (ICC) is organising, under the aegis of the Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India, a mega Exhibition and Reverse Buyer Seller Meet (RBSM) for Textile, Apparel, Fashion, Hometextiles, Yarn and Jute in Kolkata from 18-22 October 2019.

The Indian textiles industry is extremely varied, with the hand-spun and hand-woven textiles sectors at one end of the spectrum, and capital intensive sophisticated mills sector at the other end of the spectrum. The decentralised power looms / hosiery and knitting sector form the largest component of the textiles sector. The close linkage of the textile industry to agriculture (for raw materials such as cotton) and the ancient culture and traditions of the country in terms of textiles make the Indian textiles sector unique in comparison to the industries of other countries. The Indian textile industry has the capacity to produce a wide variety of products suitable to different market segments, both within India and across the world.

In this context, ICC aims to invite around fifty foreign buyers from various geographical regions in the Middle East, Africa, South East Asia, the Americas, Europe, etc., with an objective to schedule B2B meetings with their Indian counterparts across the country. Potential buyers may express their interest by way of filling up the Application Form. ICC will be pleased to invite potential buyers and host their to-and-fro economy travel and local stay in Kolkata for 4N/5D. All invited buyers are requested to pay a token registration fee of USD 200.00 as per details mentioned in the application form.

Name of the Programme: Exhibition and Reverse Buyer Seller Meet for Textile, Apparel, Fashion, Hometextiles, Yarn and Jute

Date: 18-22 October 2019

Venue: Central Park Mela Ground, Saltlake

Sector: Textile, Apparel, Fashion, Hometextiles, Yarn and Jute

Type of Programme: Exhibition and Reverse Buyer Seller Meet

For more information, please see the Programme Overview and the Application Form.

XIII World Aqua Congress: New Delhi, 30-31 October 2019

The XIII WAC (13th World Aqua Congress) is being held on 30-31 October 2019, at the India Habitat Center, New Delhi, in association with National Water Mission (MoWR, RD & GR, Government of India), PHD Rural Development Foundation, CBIP, ICID-CIID and CIDC.

The theme of the conference is “Water For All- Leaving No One Behind”.

Aqua Foundation’s World Aqua Congress (Conference & Exhibition) brings together water, environment and related professionals from around the world and offers new insights into how cutting edge research, technological innovation and leading practices shape the major transformation in water management. The conference provides a unique opportunity to learn about the latest trends in best practices, innovative technologies and cutting edge research. Connecting experts, practitioners, decision-makers, business innovators and young professionals from across water and environment sectors, it deliberates on challenges of delivering clean water to growing populations, keeping rivers and water bodies clean and healthy, best practices for ground water exploration and management, industrial water management, enhancing water use efficiency, impact of climate change, policies and regulations, and acknowledging champions of water and environment.

The Aqua Congress presents the collective knowledge and know-how through leading keynote speakers, Tech-talks by industry leaders, research paper presentations, poster sessions, showcasing latest technologies in display areas, and open discussions.

The conference is being organised along with an exhibition on water technology. Various new technologies have emerged for efficient use of water, water management, waste water treatment, distribution, desalination, recycling, re-use etc. The exhibition provides a platform for display of these technologies.

The sub-themes of the conference have been aligned with identified goals of National Water Mission, to ensure integration of solutions with policies and priorities of the Government. Following themes broadly describe the focus areas of deliberations, with a certain degree of overlapping. The structure has been deliberately kept flexible and will evolve depending on research contributions received from participants.

Those who are interested can contact Ms Praggya Sharmaa, Organising SECRETARY(XIII WAC) & Secretary General- Aqua Foundation:, praggya@aquafoundatio.co.in / +91 98185 68825, 98735 56395.

For more information please see http://www.worldaquacongress.org and the Brochure.

MANITEX 2019: Imphal (Manipur), 5-14 November 2019
The Directorate of Handlooms & Textiles, Government of Manipur (DIPR) is organising the Manipur Textile exposition MANITEX 2019, an exclusive exhibition of cotton textiles in India.

The event will be held from 5-14 November 2019 in Imphal, Manipur State, India.

The main objective of MANITEX is to showcase all the exquisitely and uniquely beautiful products of hand looms, handicrafts, dyeing and printing, power looms, garments, embroidery and costumes of Manipur to a larger platform with participation of different States and countries. As a part of brand promotion, the MANITEX Fashion Week will be staged. An International Workshop on the prospects and employment opportunities on Loin Loom will also be organised during this event.

For further information, please visit http://www.manitex.in/

14th Agrochemical Exhibition: New Delhi, 10-13 November 2019

Organised by the Pesticides Manufacturers and Formulators Association of India (PMFAI), the 14th Agrochemical Exhibition in New Delhi (NCR) is scheduled to take place from 10-13 November 2019 in New Delhi (NCR), India.

The event will provide an opportunity to meet top leading Indian Agrochemical Companies that will exhibit in the event, with 60 booths exclusively for agri-inputs (agrochemicals, fertilisers, biological pesticides and ancillary units). Visiting delegates can discuss business with these Indian companies for Joint Ventures, Joint Research & Development, Contract Manufacturing, Expansion of Distribution Networks, Product Procurement & Plan Procurement.

A two-day conference with workshops will be organised on the sidelines of the exhibition; it will deal with Research & Development, Market Analysis and Registration Procedures in regard to the event.

The PMFAI can assist visiting participants in forging business alliances as per their requirements and arrange for factory visits, requested in advance.

For more information regarding the event, please contactpmfai@vsnl.com / info@pmfaiindia.org  or +91-22 26734845/46. See also the Pamphlet and consultwww.pmfaiindia.org or www.pmfaiicsce.org

12th Urban Mobility India (UMI): Indira Gandhi Pratishthan in Lucknow, 15-17 November 2019

The 12th Urban Mobility India (UMI) 2019 has been scheduled from 15-17 November 2019 at the Indira Gandhi Pratishthan in Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh). The theme selected for the Conference is “Accessible and Liveable Cities”.

The website www.urbanmobilityindia.in contains logistical details on the upcoming event; further information can be obtained from the Institute of Urban Transport (India), specifically Ms Reena Arora Srivastava, Manager (UMI), 1st Floor, Anand Vihar Metro Station Building, Delhi-110092 – umi@iutindia.org / +91 8800794100.

The UMI Conference-cum-Exhibition is an annual event organised under the aegis of the Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs, Government of India. It is a well-established international forum to deliberate on important issues and challenges related to urban transport.

The conference and exhibition was initiated by the Ministry in 2009 to provide a platform for churning out thoughts / ideas, promoting best practices across India and different parts of the world and carving out the way forward for improving urban mobility in the country. Over 900 delegates from various parts of the country and around 50 from different organisations across the world participated in the 11th UMI held from 2 to 4 November 2018 in Nagpur (Maharashtra). An exhibition showcasing different facets of urban mobility and the latest technology / business options were displayed on the sidelines.

Global Bio-India 2019 in New Delhi, 21-23 November 2019

The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in association with the Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India, and its Public Sector Undertaking Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC) are organising the Global Bio-India 2019 from 21-23 November 2019 at Aerocity, New Delhi.

Global Bio-India 2019 will focus on the opportunities and key challenges in the areas of bio-pharmaceutical, bio-agricultural, bio-industrial, bio-energy and bio-services sectors. Salient components of Global Bio-India 2019 include events such as Bio-partnering, Policy Dialogues, CEO and Investor Roundtables, Global Regulator Meetings and State/Government Pavilions.

For more information, please consult the website : https://www.globalbioindia.com/

INDUSFOOD 2020: India Expo Mart (Greater Noida), 8-9 January 2020

The third edition of ‘INDUSFOOD’ is scheduled to take place on 8-9 January 2020 at the India Expo Mart in Greater Noida (Uttar Pradesh). The event is aimed at promoting India as a competitive exporter of quality food and beverage products to the world. About 450 top exporters from India’s food and beverage industry will be participating. Over 650 pre-screened hosted buyers will be invited from across the world to take advantage of the excellent platform for doing business with Indian food and beverage businesses.

The event builds upon the success of this year’s INDUS FOOD 2019, which attracted 730  buyers and reportedly generated business worth approximately US$ 1.2 billion. 384 reputed Indian exporters/exhibitors participated and displayed their products.

Like in the first two editions, INDUSFOOD 2020 will also offer incentives under the ‘Hosted Buyer Programme’ such as:

  • Airfare reimbursement of US$ 500
  • 3 nights at 4/5 star hotel accommodation with complimentary breakfast
  • Airport and venue group transfers
  • Online business matchmaking platform

For more information about the upcoming event and the incentives offered, please see www.indusfood.co.in/.

Please also consult the Buyers’ Flyer here

Council for Leather Exports (CLE) RBSM: Kolkata (27-28 Sep. 2019) and Delhi, (22-23 Nov. 2019)

The Council for Leather Exports (CLE), with its membership strength of 3,500 companies, is the apex organisation under the aegis of Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India to promote the export of leather and leather products and footwear.

CLE regularly participates in international trade fairs and organises Buyer-Seller Meets abroad, facilitating B2B meetings with Indian exporters and foreign importers. As part of export promotional activities, approved by the Government of India, CLE is organising the following two Reverse Buyer-Seller Meets (RBSM) in India:

1. RBSM in Kolkata: 27-28 September 2019 – CLE will invite 40 buyers of Leather Goods/Accessories/Industrial Gloves/Fashion Gloves from all over the world. The RBSM will be held at Hotel ITC Sonar, Kolkata, for two days on the occasion of the India Leather & Accessories Fair. Indian Manufacturers and Exporters will exhibit Leather Goods – Bags, Wallets, Belts, Industrial Gloves, Fashion Gloves, small accessories etc. at the Fair.

2. RBSM in Delhi: 22-23 November 2019 – CLE will invite 60 buyers of Footwear & Leather Products from all over the world. The RBSM will be held in a 5-star Hotel for two days. Around 50-70 Indian Manufacturers and Exporters will exhibit a mix of products: Footwear, Leather Goods, Industrial Gloves, Fashion Gloves, Leather Garments, Saddlery, Harnesses etc. at the RBSM.

The basic objective for organising the RBSMs is to invite potential overseas buyers to India in order to witness the capabilities & developments of Indian Leather & Leather Products Industry as a major sourcing destination and facilitate B2B meetings with Indian Exporters for sourcing leather products from India, establishing marketing tie-ups and exploring business collaborations.

For both RBSMs, CLE is inviting Buyers by offering an economy return airfare subject to ceiling and providing a 2 nights stay in a 5-star hotel (bed and breakfast only). The applications for participating in the RBSM are enclosed here (Delhi) and here (Kolkata). Interested buyers may fill up the form and send it to the CLE. The complimentary package will be confirmed to only one Executive and he/she should be a Director/Senior Executive of the Company.

For more information about the upcoming event, please contact +91-4428594367 orcle@cleindia.com See also http://leatherindia.org/


ELECRAMA 2020: India Expo Mart, Greater Noida, 18-22 January 2020

The Indian Electrical & Electronics Manufacturers’ Association (IEEMA) is the apex industry association of manufacturers of electrical, industrial electronics and allied equipment in India. IEEMA has around 800 member organisations encompassing the complete value chain in power generation, transmission and distribution equipment. IEEMA members represent a combined annual turnover in excess of US$ 42 billion and have contributed to more than 95% of the power equipment installed in India.

ELECRAMA is IEEMA’s flagship exhibition and the world's largest confluence covering the entire spectrum of electricity, namely Power Generation, Transmission, Distribution, Power Electronics, Renewables, Electric transportation, Power Storage, Electrical Automation. The 14th edition of ELECRAMA is scheduled from 18-22 January 2020 at the India Expo Mart, Greater Noida, NCR Delhi. Please see the programme brochure here.

ELECRAMA 2020 will also feature a comprehensive suite of co-located and concurrent events that will cover crucial aspects of the electricity such as:

- World Utility Summit-a pioneering Global thought leadership forum for Utilities
- E-Technxt– showcasing the future technologies with respect to Energy Storage; AI & VR; eTransportation
- ChangeXchange 2020 – 5th Reverse Buyer-Seller Meet with 650+ foreign buyers
- RE Pavilion – leverage the massive opportunity unleashed by 175 GW target
- Railway Urja – bringing forth opportunities in the world’s largest rail electrification

Key highlights of ELECRAMA 2020 include:

- 110,000 square metres at a state-of-the art venue in the National Capital Region (NCR)
- 1,250+ exhibitors including 450 foreign exhibitors
- 10+ Country Pavilions
- 300,000 expected visitors from 50 countries

The vision for ELECRAMA 2020 is to make it a Global Platform for connecting the world with Indian Industry in respect of Technology, New Trends and Innovation by getting exhibitors from more than 50 countries & visitors from 100 countries. Apart from the Electrical Industry fraternity, stakeholders at the event will be officers of the exhibiting companies; electrical industry associations; coordinators of country pavilions of participating countries (all potential investors); and collaborators and partners for Indian industry.

SVUM 2020: Rajkot (Gujarat), 11-15 February 2020

The SVUM 2020 International Trade Show will be held on 11-15 February 2020 in Rajkot, Gujarat.

As a major event catering mainly to MSMEs (Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises), the SVUM (Saurashtra Vepar Udyog Mahamandal) 2020 aims to promote the Saurashtra-Kutch region in Gujarat as one of the most attractive business destinations in India. The event exhibition will take place from 11-13 February 2020, with subsequent factory visits scheduled for 14-15 February 2020.

The event focuses on a variety of sectors, including Engineering, Textiles, Food Processing, Healthcare, Agriculture, Energy, Education, Services and Tourism.

Complimentary accommodation, meals and airport transfers for international delegates may be granted by the organisers - the last date to submit the online registration form is 10 December 2019.

For more information about SVUM 2020, please see the official website http://www.svumshow.com/

: Millennium Hall, Addis Ababa(Ethiopia), 14-16 February 2020

India ITME Society’s Overseas Exhibition ITME AFRICA 2020 will take place on 14-16 February 2020 at the Millenium Hall, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. This unique and exclusive business event will have the theme “Prosperity for AFRICA through Textile Technology”.

This prestigious International Textiles & Textile Engineering Exhibition is supported by the Ministry of Textiles, Government of India; the Federal Republic of Ethiopia; the Ethiopian Textile Development Institute and the International Trade Centre as Trade & Investment partner facilitating business connect in India & Africa especially with Ethiopia, Kenya, Burundi, Tanzania, Somalia, Uganda, Rwanda, Djibouti, Eritrea, etc.

ITME AFRICA 2020 is an unprecedented opportunity for international companies to explore joint ventures, business collaboration, technology transfers and investment, especially for sourcing companiesthat want to expand and access upcoming Textile markets in Africa.

As an unprecedented joint venture, the India ITME Society, the Ethiopian Chamber of Commerce and Sectoral Association (ECCSA) – a premier organisation in Ethiopia – and the International Trade Center – a development agency that is fully dedicated to supporting the internationalisation of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs)– are bringing to the table this unique and exclusive business facilitator, opening up an entire continent of new opportunities.

Along with promoting trade and investment and creating a business friendly environment and a vibrant private sector, this exhibition focuses on working in partnership with the government, business community, development partners and other stakeholders. The exhibition categories cover the followingfields:
Raw Materials (Textiles), Fabric, Textile Products, Textile Technology, Engineering, Financial     Solutions, Industrial Parks, Training & Skill Development, and Other Services

For more information on business opportunities in the Textile Industry in Africa see 

For further information, please contact itme@itme-africa.com / itme@india-itme.com

36th International Geological Congress (IGC): India Expo Mart (Greater Noida),
2-8 March 2020 to 9-14 November 2020

India, with the support of its neighbouring countries, is hosting the prestigious 36th International Geological Congress (IGC) during 2-8 March 2020 in NCR-Delhi at India Exposition Mart Ltd, Greater Noida-201305. Acknowledged as the “Olympics of Geo-science Conferences”, IGCs are held quadrennially under the aegis of the International Union of Geological Sciences (IUGS). For more details, kindly reach out to the event's website https://www.36igc.org/.

2. India had the privilege of organising the 22nd session of International Geological Congress at New Delhi in 1964 - the first IGC in Asia. India, along with its neighbouring countries, won the bid for the 36th IGC in 2012 in Brisbane, Australia. With this, the IGC is now returning to Indian subcontinent after a gap of 56 years.

3. The 36th IGC is expected to have a congregation of more than 6,000 delegates from India and abroad participating in its Science Program, Field Trips, Geo Expo, and Business Meetings. The 36th IGC is a platform where the global geo-science community will come together to explore opportunities for scientific collaboration, networking, capacity building and showcasing scientific findings from their country to the global geo-scientific community. It also presents a perfect stage for India to showcase its geological capabilities and present new business opportunities in the mining and metal sectors.

4. The event counts on robust participation from universities, business communities, research organisations, etc. For queries or clarifications, Dr Rasik Ravindra, Secretary General of the 36th IGC, may be approached through rasikr@36igc.org or +91-9999518129.

Council of Leather Exports to hold RBSMs at the Mega Shopping Festivals in Ahmedabad (27 March to 5 April 2020) and Bengaluru (8-17 May 2020)

The India Trade Promotion Organisation (ITPO) is organising the 1st edition of the Mega Shopping Festival in Ahmedabad, Gujarat from 27 March to 5 April 2020, followed by the 2nd edition of the Mega Shopping Festival in Bengaluru from 8-17 May 2020.

As part of the Mega Shopping Festivals, there will be around 75-100 Indian Manufacturers / Exporters who will be displaying world-class Lifestyle & Fashionable Footwear, Leather Garments, Leather Goods & Accessories and different kinds of Gloves.

Coinciding with both editions of the Mega Shopping Festivals, the Council of Leather Exports (CLE) will organise Reverse-Buyer-Seller-Meets (RBSMs) in Ahmedabad and Bengaluru, respectively.

The CLE is offering a Complimentary Package, consisting of an Economy Return Airfare (subject to price ceiling) and a 2 night Hotel Stay (bed & breakfast only). The Complimentary Package will be confirmed to only one Executive and he/she should be a Director or Senior Executive of the visiting Company.

If interested, please fill in the forms for Ahmedabad and Bengaluru and send them to imd-bsm1@cleindia.com with CC to ad-imdbsm@cleindia.com and epo-imdbsm@cleindia.com

General information in regard to the Mega Shopping Festival in Ahmedabad is given below (details on the Bengaluru edition are still forthcoming). For further inputs, you may also consult https://leatherindia.org/

Name and Date of the Event

Great India  Shopping Festival, Ahmadabad, Gujarat  27 March – 5 April 2020



B2B Segment - Mahatama Mandir, Gandhinagar,

B2C - Gujarat University Convention & Exhibition Centre, Helmet Cross Road, Memnagar, Ahmedabad


Size of the Festival

35,000 m2 (Gross Area)

Festival Timings

12.00 Noon to 12.00 Midnight

Products on Display

B2B Segment

Textiles, Leather Products, Handicrafts, Gems & Jewellery, Carpets, Tourism, Plastics, Agricultural products

B2C Segment

All consume products and services with special focus on Textiles, Leather Products, Handicrafts, Gems & Jewellery, Carpets, Tourism, Other products on display will include tribal arts and crafts,  Agricultural Products including processed foods, organic products, Cosmetics and electrical appliances and electronic items, toys, furniture  and   with special focus on New Innovative Products

Nature of the Festival

Business to Business (B2B) & Business to Consumer (B2C). Retail sale is permitted subject to local rules and regulations

Highlights of Festival

Exhibitions of products, B2B Meetings with overseas buyers, Cultural Programs, Food Festivals, Carnivals with rides and games, Grand Prizes through Raffles and Lucky Draws

1st International Gem & Jewellery Show (IGJS) 2020: JECC, Jaipur, 1-3 April 2020

The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC), an apex body for promotion of exports of gems and jewellery from India, is sponsored by Ministry of Commerce, Government of India.

The 1st edition of the International Gem & Jewellery Show (IGJS) will be held at the Jaipur Exhibition and Convention Centre (JECC) in Jaipur (Rajasthan) from 1-3 April 2020. As an initiative of GJEPC its objective is to organise an exclusive export-specific show that will exhibit India’s capabilities to manufacture Gems & Jewellery masterpieces catering to the taste and likings of international buyers in various geographies. This show is aimed at increasing India’s share in the global export basket of Gem & Jewellery products, including Diamonds, Coloured Gemstones, Gold / Silver / Platinum Jewellery, etc. The event is scheduled from 10 am to 6 pm all three days and counts on approximately 400 booths and 1,000 international (B2B) buyers.

Buyer Profile: Wholesalers, Retailers, Importers & exporters from all sectors of the Jewellery industry worldwide, Design houses, Jewellery manufacturers sourcing diamonds and gemstones Importers, Exporters, Independent Retailers, etc.

Exhibit Product categories include: Mass Produced Jewellery / Gold and Diamond-studded Jewellery / Silver Jewellery / Fashion Jewellery / Loose Diamonds / Gemstones.

Buyer Entitlements (SELECT BUYERS):

2 nights Hotel accommodation with breakfast - 1 room per company.

Lunch, Dinner and refreshments during the event

* Economy Air tickets and transfers - *for select buyers

For any query kindly write to

Mr Anurag Kumar – Asst. Director – International Events (anurag.kumar@gjepcindia.com) and

Mr Vikrant Pradhan, Asst. Director – Exhibitions (vikrant@gjepcindia.com)

See also the Brochure and the Buyer Registration Form.

Ind-Texpo 2020’ Reverse Buyer Seller Meet (RBSM): Coimbatore, 17-19 March 2020

The Cotton Textiles Export Promotion Council of India (TEXPROCIL) is organising the second edition of its Reverse Buyer Seller Meet (RBSM) called ‘Ind-Texpo 2020’, an exclusive B2B exhibition of cotton textiles in India.

The event will be held from 17-19 March 2020 at the CODISSIA Trade Fair complex, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu State, India, and is supported by the Ministry of Textiles and the Ministry of Commerce, Government of India.

Ind–Texpo 2020’ is a specialised B2B fair in the Indian cotton textile sector offering a one-stop destination for worldwide importers to source Indian Textiles from fibres to home textiles and fashion. The exhibition will have on display textiles like home textiles, fabrics and yarns as well as cotton rich blended textiles.

In the previous edition, a total of 150 exhibitors displayed a wide range of cotton textiles with over 100 sponsored international buyers. Buyers from Argentina, Bangladesh, Chile, China, Colombia, Egypt, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mauritius, Philippines, Russia, Singapore, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Turkey, etc. visited the show.

Promotion Flyer

For further information, please visit www.ind-texpo.com or write to events@ind-texpo.com


India at World Expo 2020 in Dubai (UAE): 20 October 2020 - 10 April 2020
The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) is a premier industry body working to promote Brand India and Indian businesses. FICCI is the industry partner of the Government of India for the World Expo 2020 to be held in Dubai from 20 October 2020 to 10 April 2021. At this mega global event, FICCI will disseminate information on Indian products, businesses, and services, invite investments into India and showcase the country's capabilities to the world. For information on World Expo 2020, please visit www.expo2020dubai.com

World Expos are held once every 5 years and are a 6-month long exposition providing an opportunity to the participating countries to present the latest and best in technology and new ideas to the global market. It is the world's largest meeting place, bringing together countries, the private sector, the civil society and the general public around interactive exhibitions, live shows, workshops, conferences and much more. The exposition in Dubai aims to bring together the world under a central theme of Connecting Minds, Creating the Future. The overall broader theme will be based on three sub-themes - Opportunity, Mobility, and Sustainability. 190 countries have confirmed their participation at the Expo, which is likely to attract a footfall of about 26 million people from across the world.

India is a Strategic Partner for the World Expo 2020 in Dubai and has one of the best plots for the country pavilion. India's showcasing will be dynamic, presenting a constantly moving exposition over the six months.