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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.


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.

: 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

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 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.