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8th Global Economic Summit 2019:
World Trade Centre Mumbai, March 6-8, 2019

The World Trade Centre (WTC) Mumbai and All India Association of Industries (AIAI) are jointly organising the 8th Global Economic Summit 2019 on the theme ‘Services: Enabler of Growth for Trade and Industry’ scheduled from March 6-8, 2019 at the World Trade Centre Mumbai.

The Summit will showcase opportunities for small, medium and large organisations to integrate services as productivity enablers in enhancing manufacturing and agriculture sectors. It will also help governments and regulatory authorities to enhance their competitiveness in global services by helping them to adopt various social and policy initiatives as well as advancements in information and communication technologies.

Similarly, the service sector is a key to provide economic empowerment to women by providing high employment and entrepreneurial opportunities. The Summit will also deliberate on enhancing the role of women in the service sector.

Mr Suresh Prabhu, Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation; Gen. (Dr.) V K Singh, Minister of State, Ministry for External Affairs, Government of India along with several dignitaries from India and overseas including policymakers, international experts in multilateral organisations, MNCs, academicians and industry experts are expected to deliberate on enhancing MSME competitiveness by integrating services to enhance economic and business competitiveness.

The earlier editions of the Global Economic Summit addressed topics such as Trade and Investment Opportunities, Small and Medium Enterprises, Clusters in One World: Perspectives from Many Nations, Asia: Powering Global Markets, Enabling Food for All, and Women Empowerment: Entrepreneurship, Innovation & Capacity Building, which witnessed participation of over 500 delegates from across 30 countries including India. A similar level of participation is expected in this edition as well.

For more information regarding the Summit, please contact marketing@wtcmumbai.org or +91 22 6638 7378/379/393.

            37thIndia Carpet Expo: NSIC Exhibition Complex, New Delhi, 10-13March 2019

Organised by the Carpet Export Promotion Council (CEPC), the 37th edition of the India Carpet Expo is scheduled from 10-13 March 2019 at the NSIC Exhibition Complex, Okhla Industrial estate in New Delhi, India, under the aegis of the Government of India.

India Carpet Expo started in 2000 as a biannual fair and has become a world-famous international fair amongst buyers of handmade carpets, rugs and other floor coverings. A large number ofmanufacturers andexporters from main carpet-producing areas like Bhadohi, Mirzapur, Varanasi, Agra, Jaipur, Panipat and Srinagar will be exhibiting a wide range of varieties of handmade carpets, rugs and other floor-coverings in the Expo.

TheCEPC is offering an attractive special accommodation package consisting of a 2-nights complimentary hotel stay(including breakfast) in New Delhi, India, to international buyers. The CEPC reserves all right in terms of buyers’ selection and the decision of the Council in this regard will be final. The Buyer’s Registration Form and details about the offer are available on the CEPC websitehttp://www.cepc.co.in/events.

For more information regarding the event, please contact info@cepc.co.inor +91-11-23364716 / 223364717 or consult the website http://www.cepc.co.in/events.

ITME AFRICA 2020: Millenium 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

Detailed information is available onwww.itme-africa.com.
See alsohttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7-eiABMEDSU
Register online athttps://www.itme-africa.com/exhibitors/book-your-stall

For more information on business opportunities in the Textile Industry in Africa seehttp://india-itme.com/documents/ITME_2020_Opportunities_in_Africa.pdf.

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


India at World Expo 2020 in Dubai (UAE): 20 October 2020 - 10 April 2021

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.