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International SME Convention 2019 New Delhi, 27th - 29th June, 2019

The Ministry of MSME is planning to organise the second edition of International SME Convention 2019 to be held in New Delhi from 27th - 29th June, 2019 in association with Italy & South Korea as the partner countries, UNIDO, UNDP & ILO as Institutional partners and the India SME Forum. The convention is planned as a platform for intensive business discussions and interactions on the Indian Market opportunity, between progressive entrepreneurs from all over the world and aims to foster business partnerships and  trade opportunities for India's small and medium enterprises. A program brochure is attached.  Innovative SMEs across key Sectors, interested in India as a market, heads and experts from international trade are being invited to register to attend, among them are : 350 + International Entrepreneurs from 95 countries, Selected 1000 Indian Entrepreneur delegates from among sustainable and growing businesses  from all over India and Selected 7000 Business Owners as B2B visitors from the National Capital Region. MSME is also planning to invite official Govermental and Business delegations from countries interested in co-operating with India, to participate at the G2G and B2B tracks at the ISC 2019.

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January 2019

Vibrant Gujarat 2019

18-20 Jan 2019, Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India

The 9th edition of this event is being organised by the Government of Gujarat in January 2019 at the Mahatma Mandir Exhibition cum Convention Centre in Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India. The previous Summit held in 2017, witnessed participation from 25,000+ delegates from 100+ countries, including 4 Heads of States, Nobel Laureates, Captains of global industry and Thought Leaders. For more information and to register, please visit: https://vibrantgujarat.com/

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

Maritime Conclave 2019

14-15 February 2019, Bhubaneshwar, Odisha

The conclave is being jointly organised by the Ministry of Shipping and Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas. It will be a major platform for investment promotion in the maritime sector. The event is expected to be attended by over 200 investors, developers and over 1000 delegates. For more details and to participate, please visit: https://maritimeinvest.in/

India Textiles Sourcing Fair

16-18 February 2019, The Leela Ambience Convention Hotel, Delhi

Handloom Export Promotion Council (HEPC) under the aegis of Development Commissioner for Handlooms, Ministry of Textiles, Government of India has been undertaking various export promotional activities to promote export of handloom products from India. Around 150 Manufacturer/Exporter participants from all over India would be exhibiting home textiles and clothing accessories, and 120 Buyers from North America, South America, Europe, Japan, Middle East, Australia, New Zealand, Asia, C.I.S., Africa would be participating in this event. Buyers selected and approved by the Fair committee will be eligible for the complimentary package of restricted economy class air fare and/or Hotel accommodation for upto three nights during the fair as per the guidelines attached herewith. The Buyer Registration Form for the same is attached. For more details visit: www.hepcindia.com

Buyer Registration form

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/


26-28 March 2019,Bombay Exhibition Centre, Mumbai, India

The 4th CAPINDIA 2019, under the aegis of the Department of Commerce, Government of India, supported by Department of Chemicals and Petrochemicals, Government of India and organised jointly by CHEMEXCIL,PLEXCONCIL, CAPEXIL & SHEFEXIL is slated to be one of the largest sourcing and networking events for the Chemicals, Plastics, Construction & Mining Industries and Allied Products. SHEFEXIL (Shellac & Forest Produce Export Council) are entrusted with Export promotion activities for several natural products including: Guar Gum, Shellac & Lac based products, Tamarind Kernel Powder, Medicinal herbs and Vegetable Saps and Extracts. Select foreign buyers (not Indian passport holders) will be offered air passage and accommodation based on approval of the special selection committee. The buyer registration form is attached. For more details and to register, please visit: http://capindiaexpo.com/


 June 2019

iPHEX- 2019

10 - 12 June 2019, Gandhinagar, India

Website: www.iphex-india.com

iPHEX is an International exhibition of Pharma and Healthcare organized every year by Pharmaceuticals Export Promotion Council of India (Pharmexcil) with the support of Department of Commerce since 2013. iPHEX is an initiative of Ministry of Commerce to position India as Pharmacy of the World and showcase the entire spectrum of the pharmaceuticals and healthcare sector to the world. The exhibition has now become an integral part of annual business plan of exhibitors and business visitors. Over 500 Indian companies from Pharma and healthcare sector would be exhibiting their products and services. The exhibition attracts over 10000 domestic visitors as well. The prospective/invited/recommended business delegate will have to register (mandatory) online for onward processing of applications and final confirmation on selection. The link for online registration is http://iphex-india.com/hostedbuyer/hosted_buyer_agreement

 September 2019

Vibrant Terry Towel Global Expo and Summit 2019 

25-27 September 2019, Solapur, Maharashtra

The Summit will bring together all stakeholders from "yarn to fabric" viz cotton growers, manufacturers, traders, exporters and importers both domestic and international and consumers to an unique platform to harness export opportunities of towel manufacturers for their foray into national and international markets. Global buyers from towels and bath linen sector will gather at Vibrant Terry Towel Global Expo and Summit 2019 and meet Maharashtra’s suppliers to negotiate their forthcoming procurement deals and private labels. The summit will have knowledge session on various industry relevant topics with domestic and global speakers from towels and bath linen sector would enlighten the participants with the latest technological developments / innovations in towels and bath linen sector which will enable participants to find solutions for the challenges faced by towels and bath linen sector. For registration and more details, please visit: www.vibrantterrytowel.com

 October 2019

India International Cooperative Trade Fair (IICTF)

11-13 October 2019, Pragati Maidan, New Delhi, India

As you may be aware, the Government of India recently introduced the first ever Agriculture Export Policy to support the efforts aimed at doubling the farmers income. The National Cooperative Development Corporation (NCDC), with mandate under the NCDC Act, 1963 has been focusing on agri-exports also, in line with the recommendations of the Committee on Doubling the Farmers Income set up by the Government of India. It is estimated that 94% of the Indian farmers are members of at least one cooperative institution. NCDC extends financial assistance to cooperatives at all the three tiers i.e., Primary, District and Apex/Multi state. During the current financial year alone, NCDC has sanctioned more than Rs. 34,000 crore to various cooperatives apart from those in agriculture and allied sectors, across the country while maintaining its net NPA at zero level. After the introduction of the Agriculture Export Policy, NCDC, as the lead organization, is going to organize the First Ever “India International Cooperative Trade Fair (IICTF)” on 11-13 October 2019 at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi. The international buyers can be from cooperative, corporate, private, government, IICTF covers exhibitors / sellers / buyers who have primary 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, cyber-security, livestock, dairy, fisheries, handloom, handicrafts, textiles, consumer goods, retail, hospitality, insurance, finance, healthcare, products by women groups and capacity development. The websites of IICTF are www.iictf.in and www.ictf.co.in  

 November 2019

International Crop Science Conference & Exhibition and PMFAI-SML Annual Agchem Awards

November 14 & 15 2019, New Delhi NCR.

Pesticides Manufacturers and formulators Association of India a national level association, is organizing its 14th Agrochemical Exhibition in New Delhi NCR India on November 14 & 15 2019 . The event will provide opportunity to meet top leading Indian Agrochemical Companies as they will be exhibiting in the event, there are 60 booths exclusively for agri inputs (agrochemicals, fertilizers, Biological pesticides and ancillary units) where visiting delegates can explore opportunity to discuss businesses with the Indian companies for joint ventures, Joint R & D, Contract Manufacturing, to expand distribution network for agrochemical products for better market reach, product procurement & plan procurement. For more details visit www.pmfaiindia.org or www.pmfaiicsce.org which is under changes. A conference is organized on sideline of the exhibition for two days which will brief about research & development, registration procedure and market analysis in the event and workshop. The event brochure is attached.

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