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International Congress & Expo 2018: Navigating Future of Essential Oils

3-5 August 2018, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

The Essential Oil Association of India is organising a 3-day International Congress and Expo in Bengaluru, India. This Expo will give the opportunity to producers, exporters, scientists, cultivators etc, to discuss various issues regarding trends, demand, availability etc. of essential oils and other aroma Ingredients. The event brochure is attached. For registration and more details, please visit: 

Garvi-Gurjari 2018

3-5 August 2018, Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India

The Gujarat State Handloom & Handicrafts Development Corporation (GSHHDCL) is organising Garvi-Gurjari 2018, an international buyer-seller meet for handloom and handicraft products. The organisers will provide air passage and stay for genuine international participants, as assessed by the screening committee. For registration and more details, please visit: http://garvigurjari2018.com/

International Hospitality Expo

8-11 August 2018, India Expo Centre, Greater Noida NCR Delhi, India

India Exposition Mart Ltd (IEML) is organising the inaugural edition of IHE 2018- India International Hospitality Expo, during 8-11 August 2018 at India Expo Centre Greater Noida NCR Delhi India. The event is extensively supported by more than 30 leading influential industry associations from across India. 400 exhibitors from across the globe (brand owners, importers and suppliers of food & beverages products, kitchenware, hotel ware, tableware, decorative, furniture, carpet & rugs, floorings and floor coverings, towel & linens etc.) are set to exhibit their latest innovations and solutions at this Mega show. Over 10,000 carefully curated buyers (senior leaders of the hospitality industry, CEOs, leading Buying Agents, General Managers and Sourcing Heads, Executive Chefs, F&B managers of leading Hotel chains, Standalone Restaurants and renowned Caterers) will attend the show to evaluating the offerings for their sourcing requirements. The show floor will also witness culinary competitions, masterclasses by world renowned chefs, Bar Competitions, experience zones etc. The event brochure has been attached. For more details and registration, please visit:www.ihexpo.com

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CII Energizing South Conference: "India @ 75: Smart, Sustainable & Affordable Power"
10 - 11 August 2018, Hotel ITC Kakatiya, Hyderabad, India

In line with the power and renewable agenda of the Government of India, CII is organising the Energizing South annually at different part of the Southern States. This conference will serve as an ideal platform for participants to gain a strong understanding of the power scenario in the near future, challenges to be addressed, opportunities for industries and the role of various stakeholders. CII is organising the Energizing South Conference “India @ 75: Smart, Sustainable & Affordable Power” scheduled on 10 -11 August , 2018 at Hotel ITC Kakatiya, Hyderabad, India. Conference Focus Areas are - Business Opportunities in Power & Renewable Sector - Southern States; Power - Demand & Supply Dynamics; Energy Pricing - Current Status and Emerging Trends; Global Perspective in Power Scenario; Innovative Financing & Long Term Lending for Power Sector; Disruptive Technologies in Power & Renewable Sector; Grid Integration & Grid Management; Managing Roof Top Solar, Distribution Automation; New Opportunities in Clean Generation & Storage Solutions amongst other important areas. The event is targeted towards Developers, Power, Renewable Energy, Equipment Suppliers, Technology & Solution Providers, Public Service Undertakings, National & Regional Regulatory Bodies, State & Central Government Agencies,  Financial Institutions, Industries and International Energy Bodies, MSMEs. Please find attached the reply form to nominate members from your company. For Registration Forms, please contact - Ms Nivethasri - 044 42444555 / 8220193686 /nivethari.cii@gmail.com

Reply form - Energizing South 2018

Vibrant Tamil Nadu Global Expo and Summit 2018
12-15 August 2018, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India

Vibrant Tamil Nadu Expo and Summit, Food edition 2018 is being organised from 12-15 August 2018 at "GRAINS YARD", Sikkandarchavadi, Alanganallur Road, Madurai, Tamil Nadu. It is the first of its kind of expo focused on the food and beverages sector in Tamil Nadu. Tamil Nadu is one of the leading producers of agro and food products. The summit will have knowledge sessions on various topics with domestic and global experts from the food industry sharing their insights on latest technological developments / innovations in agriculture, organized food & beverage sector, food processing, packaging, logistics, cold chain, cold storage and warehousing, branding and related subjects coupled with advanced production practices, preservation and marketing tactics. For more information and to register, please visit: www.vibranttamilnadu.com

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Reverse Buyer Seller Meet (RBSM) by Council for Leather Exports: 4-5 Aug 2018, Delhi, India

The Council for Leather Exports (CLE) is the apex organisation under the aegis of  Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Govt. of India, to promote the export of leather, leather products and footwear. CLE is organising a RBSM from 4-5 Aug 2018 in Delhi, India, wherein the Council will be inviting buyers of footwear and leather products from across the world. The objective of the RBSM is to promote the capabilities & developments of the Indian leather and leather products industry, and provide a platform for exploring business collaborations and joint venture agreements. Interested participants may kindly fill the attached form and email it to CLE. For registration and queries, kindly contact - Mr R Ramesh Kumar, I.A.S, Executive Director, Council for Leather Exports, Tel: +91- 44- 28594367, Fax: +91- 44- 28594363/64, Email: cle@cleindia.com 


35th Edition of India International Jewellery Show (IIJS) 2018

Jewellery, Stones & Allied Section

8-13 August 2018

Bombay Exhibition Centre (BEC), Mumbai

Machinery Section

10-13 August 2018

The Lalit & The Leela Hotel, Mumbai

The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) is the apex body of trade sponsored by the Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India to promote exports of the gems and Jewellery from India. Over the years, IIJS has become popular with participations with nearly 1,200 exhibitors, 2010 booths, 65,500 sq. ft., 36,000 trade visitors from 800 Indian cities/towns and 80 countries around the world. As India’s Premier Show, IIJS is the perfect platform to offer the best of India’s expertise and craftsmanship in gold, diamond, silver and coloured stones. If the organisers are informed well in advance about the composition of the buyer delegation along with the company profiles, which is a must, then they would arrange for privileged facilities on complimentary basis to approved delegates . Click Here To View. For more information and registration, please visit: www.iijs-signature.org

September 2018

Bengaluru Space Expo 2018
6-8 September 2018, Bengaluru, India

Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in association with Antrix Corporation & Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is organising the 6thedition of the “Bengaluru Space Expo 2018 (BSX)” in September 2018. The theme being – Creating Dynamism in Indian Space Ecosystem. BSX would comprise of an exhibition with a special focus on space, satellites, launch vehicles from 6-8 September at the Bangalore International Exhibition Centre (BIEC), Bengaluru, Karnataka. For more details and to register, please visit: http://bsxindia.com

India Tourism Mart
16-18 September 2018 at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi

The India Tourism Mart is being held from 16-18 September at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi. It is organised by the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India and FAITH (Federation of Association in Indian Tourism & Hospitality) which is the umbrella organization for TAAI, TAFI, IATO, ADTOI, FHRAI, HAI, ATOAI, ICBP, IHHA & ITTA. The Hon’ble Prime Minister of India, Sh. Narendra Modi has been invited as the Chief Guest and the Tourism Ministry along with Tourism Industry is inviting Outbound Tour Operators from all over the world. Select buyers will be invited as guests after the screening committee selects them, once selected they will have to pay an amount of registration charge of USD125. The organisers will provide select buyers complimentary economy class air travel, complimentary Airport to Hotel transfers, free accommodation with breakfast for three nights in a 5 star hotel in New Delhi with hosted lunches and dinners at the venue of the Mart. The last date for registration is 15 August 2018. For details please visit: www.indiatourismmart.com

15th Municipalika Exhibition & Conference on Smart & Sustainable City Solutions, 
19-21 September 2018, Mumbai, India

The Good Governance India Foundation is organising the 15th Municipalika Exhibition & Conference on Smart & Sustainable City Solutions on 19-21 September 2018, Mumbai, India. Alongside Municipalika are co-located shows : CAPEx – focused on Innovative Building Materials & Technologies, and IIPM – India’s first B2B show on real estate, together constituting the Future Cities Mega Show. Over 1500 delegates and 10,000 professional visitors, from over 300 Indian cities and towns are expected to attend Municipalika + CAPEx + IIPM 2018. The events will focus on urban reforms, water and wastewater, sanitation & sewerage, solid waste management, mobility, pollution control, affordable housing, energy efficiency, safety & security, ITC , e-governance, building materials and technologies, commercial real estate etc. For more details please view the event brochure at:  http://municipalika.com/media_files/Municipalika_2018_Brochure.pdf

Food Value Chain Partnerships
27-28 September 2018, New Delhi, India

The Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM) is organising a 2-day exhibition-conference-roundtable on food value chain partnerships. Food value chain is a network which creates value for millions of different stakeholders such as farmers, farm aggregators, food processors, cold chain, retailers, R&D organisations etc. to meet economic and social goals. The event brochure is attached. For more information, please E-mail: assocham@nic.in or visit: www.assocham.org

Food Value Chain Partnerships Brochure

Council for Leather Exports, RBSM

28-29 September 2018, New Delhi, India

Council for Leather Exports (CLE) with its membership strength of over 3500 companies, is the apex organisation under the aegis of Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Govt. of India, to promote the export of leather and leather products and footwear.  CLE is organising a Reverse Buyer Seller Meet (RBSM) during September 28-29, 2018 in New Delhi, India under the Market Access Initiative (MAI) Scheme of the Department of Commerce, Govt. of India, wherein the Council we will be inviting  buyers of Footwear & Leather Products from all over the world. Council is inviting the Buyers by reimbursing economy excursion fare (subject to ceiling limits) and providing 3 nights complimentary stay in a 5 Star Hotel (bed & breakfast basis), subject to screening of buyers by the Council. Click Here To View.  For more details and registration, please visit:www.leatherindia.org

October 2018

2nd Global Re-Invest Renewable Energy Investor’s Meet and Expo

3-5 October 2018, Greater Noida, India

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, Government of India is organising the 2nd Global Re-Invest Renewable Energy Investor’s Meet and Expo from 3-5 October 2018 at India Expo Mart, Greater Noida, National Capital Territory of Delhi, India. The event is being organised along with the First Assembly of International Solar Alliance (ISA) and the Meeting of the Energy Ministers of Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) countries. This event is expected to be attended by Ministerial Delegations from across the world, including ISA and IORA Member Countries, over 600 global industry leaders and 10,000 delegates. The 2nd Re-Invest will include a 3-day conference on renewables, cleantech and future energy choices. For more information and to register, please visit: https://re-invest.in/

India Chem 2018 & RBSM

4-6 October2018 at Bombay Exhibition Centre, Mumbai, India

Basic Chemicals, Cosmetics & Dyes Export Promotion Council” popularly known as CHEMEXCIL was set up by the Ministry of Commerce & Industry Government of India with the objective of promoting exports of Dyes and Dye Intermediates, Basic Inorganic & Organic Chemicals, including Agrochemicals, Cosmetics, Soaps, Toiletries & Essential Oils, Specialty Chemicals, Lubricants And Castor oil from India to various countries abroad. The 10th edition of the mega event “India Chem 2018” will be  organised jointly by Dept. of Chemicals and Petrochemicals, Ministry of Chemicals & Fertilizers, Govt. of India and Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) from October 4-6, 2018 at Bombay Exhibition Centre, Mumbai, India. Coinciding with India Chem 2018, a REVERSE BUYER SELLER MEET is being organised on 5 October 2018 at Hotel Hyatt Regency, Mumbai. These events would provide unique opportunity to major buyers from New Zealand to interact with Indian manufacturers for sourcing their product requirements from India. CHEMEXCIL  will be providing to-and-fro Airfare in the form of E.Ticket or reimbursement of Airfare of approx.US $ 650/- (whichever is less)  and US $ 1000 ( whichever is less ) for the delegates from LAC Region( i.e. from the Capital city of the Country to Mumbai )  as well as complete local hospitality  to  the selected guests/ delegates. For more details visit http://chemexcil.in/rbsmdev/ and www.chemexcil.gov.in


46th IHGF Delhi Fair – Autumn 2018
14-18 October 2018, Greater Noida, India

The Export Promotion Council for Handicrafts (EPCH) is organising  the 46th edition of IHGF from 14-18 October 2018, in Greater Noida, India. The 5-day fair will see participation by over 3000 leading manufacturers and exporters, showcasing a wide variety of handicrafts in various forms of raw material in different metals, wood, marble, stone, embroidery & lace, fashion jewellery etc. For registration and more details, please visit:www.ihgfdelhifair.epch.in . The promotional video of the event may be viewed here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8M1_Lt1B-1g

India International Agro Trade and Technology Fair 2018 (AgroWorld 2018)

25-27 October 2018, IARI Pusa Campus, New Delhi

The Indian Council of Food and Agriculture (ICFA) is organising AgroWorld 2018 from 25-27 October in New Delhi, India. The event is supported by the Government of India, several States and a large number of industry associations and international bodies. The event involves all key stakeholders of Indian and global agriculture, industry, government, investors, trade and institutions coming together on a common platform to share their vision and explore possibilities of agro food trade, technologies and investments in agriculture, food, dairy, poultry, fisheries, horticulture, agro machinery and agribusinesses sectors. The vent is organised concurrently with the 11th Global Agriculture Summit, 12 International Conferences, 40 Business Dialogue Sessions, 10 International Cooperation Meetings, and the Swaminathan Global Dialogue on Climate Change and Food SecurityThe event will also see the presentation of the 1st World Agriculture Prize. The event brochure and supplementary brochure is attached. For more information and to register, please visit: http://icfa.org.in/agro-world/

Agroworld 2018-brochure

Agroworld 2018-supplementary-brochure

FICCI Higher Education Summit 2018

30 October – 1 November 2018, New Delhi, India

The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) is organising  the 14th Edition of International Summit on Higher Education from 30 October to 1 November 2018 at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi, India. The event is being jointly organised with the Dept. of Commerce, Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India, Ministry of Human resource development, Government of India and Services Export Promotion Council (SEPC). The organisers will provide accommodation and economy air passage to approved hosted foreign delegates. Organisers will host not more than 1 person from an organisation and other delegates from the same organisation interested to participate will bear their own cost of tickets and accommodation. For more details please visit: www.ficci.in or email: fhes@ficci.com


International Mining and Machinery Exhibition

31 October – 3 November 2018, Kolkata, India

Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) is organising the 14th edition of the International Mining and Machinery Exhibition 2018 (IMME 2018) from 31 October - 3 November 2018 in Kolkata, India. IMME is India’s leading fair exclusively for the Mining Industry. IMME 2018 will showcase the latest in the mining industry – machinery & equipment, advanced technological solutions, services which India and the other participating Countries have to offer. IMME 2018 will be spread over 1,00,000 sqms of exhibition space with 400+ exhibitors and over 10,000 business visitors. There would be 12 country pavilions participating in this event. Over 500 domestic and international delegates are expected to attend. IMME will offer all stakeholders the opportunity to explore the possibilities of joint ventures, technology transfers and create new business relationships in this sector. The participation at IMME is supported by Austrade in Australia, CCPIT in China, CZECH Trade in Czech Republic, VDMA in Germany, ABMEC in United Kingdom, West Virginia Government in USA, PTG in Poland, Rusexpo in Russia, MSTA in Canada and several others. For more information and to register, please visit: www.immeindia.in

 November 2018

International Crop Science Conference & Exhibition and PMFAI-SML Annual Agchem Awards
19-20 Nov 2018, Goa, India

Pesticides Manufacturers and Formulators Association of India, is organising its 13th Agrochemical Exhibition in Goa, India on 19-20 Nov 2018. The event will provide an opportunity to meet top leading Indian Agrochemical Companies at the event, and explore opportunities for joint ventures, joint R&D, contract manufacturing, expand the distribution network for agrochemical products, product procurement  & plan procurement. A conference is also being organised at the sidelines of the exhibition, for a briefing on the Indian agrochemical industry and registration procedure, scope for contract manufacturing, process development, Make in India and Green Chemistry. The event brochure is attached for your reference. For registration and more details kindly visit: www.pmfaiicsce.org or www.pmfaiindia.org 

49th edition of International Film Festival of India 2018 (IFFI)

20-28 November 2018, Goa, India

India’s oldest and one of the most prestigious film festivals will be held  in the state of Goa from 20 – 28 November 2018. The festival is accredited with the International Federation of Film Producers’ Association (FIAPF). The festival consists of several sections including -  an international competition section, world panorama section, retrospectives section, homage section, focus country section, specially curated package on different themes, Indian section, technical workshops/ panel discussions and a Film Bazaar section to promote film marketing activities. For more information on participation and submission regulations please visit: www.iffigoa.in or email Shri Chaitanya Prasad, Additional Director General, International Film festival of India at iffigoa.dff@gov.in

 December 2018

13th Edition of CII Agro Tech

01-04 December 2018, Chandigarh, India

Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) is organising the 13th edition of Agro Tech from 1-4 December 2018 in Chandigarh (capital city of Punjab & Haryana – two leading states in agriculture and food processing sector), India. Agro Tech is CII’s flagship initiative in the field of agro-technology and an international business fair that attracts participation globally, besides large scale involvement of the Indian agri and farming sector. This event provides an ideal platform for global agri-businesses to network and establish business linkages with counterpart organisations and the farming community in India. The event brochure and flyer are attached. For registration and more details, please visit: www.agrotech-india.com

CII Agro Tech 2018 Flyer.

CII Agro Tech 2018 Brochure-Hi Res.

 January 2019

India Steel Expo 2019

22-24 January 2019, Mumbai, India

The 4th edition of the India Steel Expo is being organised from 22-24 January 2019 (next year) at the Bombay Exhibition Centre in Mumbai, India. The event is being organised by the Ministry of Steel, Government of India, along with the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI), with support from the Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India. The Expo provides a unique opportunity to international members of the steel industry to showcase their technology and a platform for future collaborations. A Reverse Buyer Seller Meet (RBSM) is planned during the Expo, where more than 300 foreign buyers will be invited and hosted by the organisers (10-12 delegates per country). For more information on the Steel Expo and RBSM registration deadlines please visit: www.indiasteelexpo.in

OTM 2019 – Travel Trade Show

23-25 January 2019, Bombay Exhibition Centre, Mumbai, India

Fairfest Media Ltd is organising OTM 2019 from 23-25 January 2019 in Mumbai, India. OTM is one of the leading travel trade shows in the Asia-Pacific region, with over 15,000 trade visitors, 1000 exhibitors from across 50 countries. OTM is endorsed by the Ministry of Tourism, Govt. of India.The event brochure is attached. For more information and to register, please visit: www.otm.co.in


INDIA STONEMART 2019- International Stone Industry Exhibition

31 January – 03 February 2019, Jaipur, India

The Centre for Development of Stones (CDOS) is an apex stone industry promotional autonomous organization promoted by Government of Rajasthan and Rajasthan State Industrial Development and Investment Corporation Ltd (RIICO), working with a mission to develop, promote and support dimensional stone and allied industry in India. INDIA STONEMART is an international stone industry exhibition being organised biennially by CDOS along with RIICO since year 2000. Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) is the co-organiser of the event. The event brochure is attached. For registration and more details, please visit: http://www.stonemart-india.in  or www.cdos-india.com


 February 2019

Raw Material Sourcing Meet 2019

1 February 2019, 10.00 AM to 2.00 PM, ITC Grand Chola, Chennai, India

The Council for Leather Exports (CLE) is an Export Promotion Organization functioning under the aegis of Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Govt of India with the prime objective of promoting export of leather and leather products. Tanning industry is the backbone of the entire leather industry and availability of raw materials namely raw hides & skins are the primary reasons for the growth of the tanning industry. Considering its growth potential, the leather sector has been identified as one of the Focus Sectors under the Make in India programme and has been set an ambitious turnover target of USD 23.47 billion to be achieved by 2019-20.  Keeping in view the Target fixed by the Government, it is estimated that the leather industry requires about 5 billion sq.ft of leather to meet the production demand of leather products. Towards achieving the target, there is huge requirement of raw materials like Raw Hides & Skins, Wet Blue and Crust (Semi Finished Leathers), & Finished Leather and hence an urgent need to look out for new avenues from where the raw materials can be sourced and imported into India in order to meet the targeted revenues by year 2020. Hence, the Council with a view to strengthen the raw material availability, is organizing the Second Edition of the Sourcing Meet on 1st February 2019 during the India International Leather Fair, Chennai, (Jan 31-Feb 03, 2019). The objective of the Sourcing Meet is to arrange B2B meetings between the international suppliers of raw hides/skins, wet-blue, crust, leather and Indian manufacturers of leather products to facilitate their sourcing  of Raw hides, skins, wet blue,  crust leather etc, and to meet the new capacity developed for production of shoes, bags and garments. The Supplier Registration form is attached for providing information on the Raw Materials Suppliers who express interest to participate in the Sourcing Meet.

Raw Sourcing Meet - CLE


5 February 2019, Hyderabad, India

The largest conglomeration of Indian ICT companies will present a world of ICT innovations, products, and services at the 19th edition of INDIASOFT 2019 during 4th & 5th February, 2019 at Hyderabad, India. The event is being organised by Electronics and Computer Software Export Promotion Council (ESC) with the support of Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India. At INDIASOFT 2019, there will be around 200 Indian ICT  companies present who will be ready to customise software development to the demands of global buyers in verticals including - M2M/ Web & Mobile Application Development / Automation / Embedded Systems/ Artificial Intelligence/ Information & Cyber Security/ Films / Animation / Gaming , IOT,  etc. for all sectors.  In the Electronics Hardware Sector, the Indian compnies will display Consumer Electronics, Telecom Hardware, Electronic Instruments, IT Hardware, Electronic Manufacturing Services (EMS), etc. For regisitration and more details on the event, please visit -www.indiasoft.org

Global Investors Summit 2019 (GIS)

23-24 February 2019, Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India

The state of Madhya Pradesh will be hosting GIS 2019 on the 23-24 February 2019 at the Brilliant Convention Centre in Indore. The Summit will be an ideal platform for a discussion on important topics from industry experts from across the world. The Summit will also be an opportunity for participants to showcase their products and services. Fore more details and registration, please visit: www.investmp.com

Global Investors Summit 2019

23-24 February 2019, Brilliant Convention Centre, Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India

Global Investors Summit 2019 is the flagship investment promotion event of Government of Madhya Pradesh. The summit will have more than 15 thematic session to brainstorm on leading practices of focus sectors and the way ahead to tap opportunities. A Global Trade Exhibition is also being organised as an integral part of GIS 2019 and will provide participants an opportunity to showcase their products and services. For more information and to register, please visit: www.investmp.com

 March 2019

VIII edition of IESS - International Engineering Sourcing Show

14-16 March 2019, Chennai, India

EEPC India is the nodal body under the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India, working towards the promotion of trade and investments in the engineering sector. It represents over 12500 members from large, medium and small scale enterprises (over 70% from MSME sector). EEPC India, under the aegis of Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India is organising the VIII edition of IESS - International Engineering Sourcing Show in Chennai from 14th to 16th March 2019. Each year, the event hosts over 350 exhibitors, 500 international buyers and 10000 business visitors. IESS, is a UFI certified event offering a unique combination of opportunities for exhibition, B2B meetings, vendor development meets, global sourcing meets and industry specific seminars etc. For more details and registration, visit: https://www.iesshow.in/