World Food India meet on Nov 1-4

Source: The Hindu Business Line, Jun 17, 2019

New Delhi: The World Food India event will be held during November 1-4 in the national capital as part of the government’s effort to boost investment into this growing sector, Food Processing Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal said Monday.

This will be the second edition of World Food India, with first one held in 2017 that saw the participation of 61 countries and signing of MoUs worth $14 billion.

The World Food India 2019 will be held from November 1-4, 2019 in New Delhi and will position India as food processing destination of the World, Badal said in an official statement.

The grand event will be the biggest gathering of all global and domestic stakeholders in this sector, she said.

Over 300 exhibitors have confirmed participation in Aero India 2019 so far

Source: The Hindu Business Line, Dec 30, 2018

More than 300 exhibitors, including top global and domestic players from the defence industry, have confirmed their participation in Aero India 2019, a defence official said on Sunday.

Aero India 2019 will be held in Bengaluru from February 20 to 24 and the defence exhibition will see participation of top fighter-jet manufacturers, defence equipment makers and companies related to the sector.

All activities related to Aero India 2019 have been made online — be it booking of tickets or selection of space for stalls, the official said.

The participants can arrange business to business meetings and book conference rooms online.

With nearly 50 days to go for Aero India, we already have 308 exhibitors. They include 178 domestic and 130 foreign players. We have generated a revenue of Rs 62 crore from the bookings so far.

There will be no cheque transaction for Aero India as all payments have been made online. The arrangements correspond to the best practices in the world, the official added.

There will also be a mobile application for Aero India 2019 show that will guide the users about the event.

Tickets for business days , February 20, 21 and 22, will cost Rs 2,750 each. Tickets for general visitors will cost Rs 1,800. Rs 600 will be charged for air display. On-the-spot tickets will cost Rs 250 more, the official added.

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Organic food show to attract global retail chains, companies

Source: The Hindu Business Line, Dec 17, 2018

New Delhi: Organic food will be the focus of the second edition of Indusfood — the government’s flagship international food show-cum- reverse buyer seller meet — with more than 200 global buyers already indicating their interest in sourcing from the country.

Large global retail chains, including Germany’s REWE, Australian Culinary Foods, Canada’s Global Choice Foods and Chile’s Soc. De Inversiones Granatta are interested in buying organic food at the Indusfood meet and buyer-seller meets are being organised for the purpose, said Mohit Singla, Chairman, Trade Promotion Council of India (TPCI).

“There is a huge scope for increasing organic food exports from India, especially processed food, as only 0.5 per cent of the global demand is supplied from the country. We are upbeat on that,” said Singla speaking to BusinessLine. Total export of organic food products from India in 2017-18 was worth $515.44 million of which just $34.3 million was processed organic food. Read the rest of this entry »

Upcoming Trade Fairs in 2019


Professional Beauty Mumbai

16th to 17th September at Bombay Exhibition Centre, Mumbai.

Professional Beauty India plays a vital role in the growth and advancement of the industry, with a solid representation of brands and products who exhibit at our shows, giving professionals an opportunity to try and test out a vast array of products that best suit their requirements.

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Kids India 2019

26th to 28th September at Bombay Exhibition Centre, Mumbai.

Kids India is the most-comprehensive toy show across the Indian Subcontinent. This event displays a wide range of products concerning kids and small children. With latest innovative products on display and other entertainment and attractions, the event has stands out amongst the rest. The fair offers participating companies opportunities for doing business and networking at a single platform. It is the ideal platform for international manufacturers to establish connect with the decision-makers from the wholesale and retail trade chains and the specialist trade.

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Renewable Energy India Expo 2019

18th to 20th September at India Exposition Mart, Greater Noida, India.

Renewable Energy India Expo is a global platform to jointly address policy initiatives and innovative finance models to accelerate the power-packed development of collaborative R&D and technology transfers to India in the field of renewable energy. It brings together professionals and industry experts to share valuable experienced knowledge and innovative ideas to make advanced this respective sector in the global market.

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PackPlus 2019

28th to 31st September at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi.

PackPlus is India’s biggest exhibition on Packaging, Converting and Supply Chain industries. In its service to the industry for almost a decade, PackPlus has emerged as the most trusted and longest running event for the packaging and converting industry in India. The exhibition showcases new-to-market products, solutions and technologies from India and overseas representing segments such as packaging, converting, processing and supply chain among others. The exhibitor’s span across three major segments – primary packaging & automation, supply chain & material handling and flexible packaging, converting and corrugation. With 400+ exhibitors, PackPlus is expected to showcase a wide range of products and services related to packaging machines, materials & equipment, coding & marking solutions.

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India International Security Expo 2019

03rd to 05th October at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi.

India International Security Expo, premier show catering to India’s growing fire, safety and security industry. Some products which you can explore in this expo are like access control system, perimeter protection devices, surveillance devices, explosive detection & disposal equipments, aviation security systems, disaster management & NBCW protection equipments, safety equipment for bank and hospital security, various information security devices, audio-video surveillance and de-bugging devices, equipment for forensic science laboratories, traffic monitoring and management systems, training equipment and simulators, crowd control gadgets, bullet proof and ballistic protection gears, emergency health & first aid management devices, air purifying respiration and gas masks, smart cards, RFID and homeland security etc.

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IFAT India 2019

16th to 18th October at Bombay Exhibition Centre, Mumbai.

IFAT India focuses on water treatment systems and services, water extraction, water desalination, sewage treatment services, sewers, water disposal solutions and services, water recycling techniques, sewage recycling techniques, air pollution control systems, energy from waste materials, environmental services and management, control and laboratory technologies and other related services and solutions.

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20 nations likely to participate in mega logistics meet in January 2019

Source: The Economic Times, Nov 27, 2018

NEW DELHI: Over 20 countries including Afghanistan, Iran and Iraq are expected to participate in a mega logistics meet early next year.

Logix India 2019 is scheduled to take place in New Delhi from January 31-February 2. Organized by the Federation of Indian Export Organisations (FIEO) aimed at exploring logistics partnerships with India, the buyer-seller meet will improve logistics cost effectiveness and operational efficiencies for India’s global trade.

“Over 100 international delegates are expected to attend Logix India 2019,” said Ganesh Kumar Gupta, president, FIEO.

The meet will focus on investment opportunities in infrastructure development, warehouse consolidation, technology integration and IT enablement and skilling of manpower.

India’s logistics industry is pegged around $160 billion and expected to touch $215 billion in the next two years.

Global logistics meet in Delhi on Sept 26

Source: The Hindu Business Line, Sept 17, 2018

Chennai: On September 26, nearly 1,000 delegates from 120 countries will congregate in Delhi to participate in the FIATA World Congress, to be hosted for the first time in India, to discuss various aspects related to logistics.

Founded in 1926, Fédération Internationale des Associations de Transitaires et Assimilés (FIATA) or International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations is a non-governmental organisation, and represents over 40,000 forwarding and logistics firms, employing around 10 million people in 150 countries.

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Upcoming Trade Fairs in 2018

Led Expo 2018

6th to 8th December at India Exposition Mart Ltd , Greater Noida.

It is the best opportunity to network and interact with the leading LED lighting manufacturers, component and equipment suppliers, lighting specifiers, design engineers and lighting companies that are shaping the future of LED technology today.

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InterSolar India 2018

11th to 13th December at Bangalore International Exhibition Centre, Bengaluru.

The event will focus on the solar, energy storage and electric mobility industries and will welcome more than 17,000 industry professionals and 300 exhibitors.

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11th to 14th December at Huda Ground, Gurgaon, Delhi.

This is an International Trade Fair for Construction Machinery, Building Material Machines, Mining Machines and Construction Vehicles, providing the construction industry in India with a professional platform for networking, investment and the exchange of ideas and information.

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India Cold Chain Show 2018

13th to 15th December at Bombay Exhibition Centre, Mumbai.

It is the only show which touches every dimension of the cold chain industry bringing to its participants a grand overview of new products, machinery, services, technological advancements and a lot more. The show broadly touches three major segments of the cold chain industry namely cold storage, cold transport and cold supply chain.

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