Upcoming Trade Fairs in 2018


Auto Expo 2018

8th to 11th February at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi.

With the focused theme “Automotive Technologies that Driver the World”, Auto Expo 2018 – Components will have a special emphasis on technological innovation and focus on technologies driving product innovation , efficient manufacturing and logistics. As always, Auto Expo 2018 -Components will continue to provide the platform for joint ventures, generating inquiries, one to one interaction, brand promotion, industry surveys, promoting exports, etc..

Web site: http://www.autoexpo.in/components-show/index.aspx


ACREX India 2018

22nd to 24th February at BIEC, Bengaluru.

The Fair is expected to witness more than 600 Exhibitors and more than 50,000 Business Visitors. It will have Participation of Major Global Players from more than 30 Countries. The Fair will have dedicated Pavilions on: Refrigeration & Cold Chain, Building Automation (BMS). Concurrent Activities like Workshops, Seminar, Interactive Panel Discussions, Students Quiz, Curtain Raiser, ACREX Awards of Excellence & ACREX Hall of Fame, are also planned alongwith the Fair.

Web site: http://www.acrex.in/about-acrex-2018


International Elevator and Escalator Expo 2018

27th February to 1st March at Bombay Exhibition Centre, Mumbai.

Attracting both domestic and international participants at its earlier edition, the exhibition aims at showcasing all the types of elevators, escalators, components and accessories at the upcoming show. The expo will showcase the entire gamut of technology and products ranging across project requirements and will be an excellent one stop destination to source new equipment’s, explore tie-ups, engage with the right audience and find suitable solution providers and partners for future projects.

Web site: http://ieeexpo.in.messefrankfurt.com/mumbai/en/exhibitors/welcome.html


Convergence India 2018

7th to 9th March at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi.

The expo will showcase latest trends and technologies related to Telecom, Broadcast, Cable and Satellite TV, Cloud & Big Data, IoT, Digital Homes, Mobile devices, Film and Radio, Content Creation, Management and Delivery, etc. and also provides engagement with digital innovators, international business gurus, telecom and broadcasting czars, leaders from IT & Internet and IoT industries.

Web site: http://www.convergenceindia.org/


International Engineering Sourcing Show 2018

8th to 10th March at Chennai Trade Centre, Chennai.

IESS – International Engineering Sourcing Show 2018 is a fascinating event which focuses on the development and showcase of latest engineering technologies in India. It is on Cleaning Systems, Contract Assembly Services, Control Software, Hardware, Custom Automation, Casting & Forging Equipment, Fasteners & Accessories, Assembly Systems and Equipment, Automated Storage, Retrieval Systems, Hydraulic & Pneumatic, Hand Tools, Power tools, Industrial & Process Automation, Machine Vision Systems, Robotic Equipment and Systems, Sensors, Sheet metal & fabrication, Test and Inspection, Welding and Brazing Equipment, Wire and accessories, Assemblies, Workstations, Benches, Automobile Components, Industrial Machinery, Machine tools, Communications and Information, defense, aerospace, Engineering, Power & Energy, Construction, safety & Security.

Web site: https://www.iesshow.in/



10th to 14th March at India Expo Mart, Greater Noida, UP.

Elecrama 2018 is an International Exhibition on Electrical, Power Electronics and Applied Equipment. It is on Electrical Components, Electronics Components, Industrial Controls & Automation Systems, Cables, Conductors, Winding Wires, Insulating Material & Insulators, Switchgear & Control gear, Testing & Measuring Instruments, Design & Consulting, Generators & Motors, Lighting & Accessories, Power Electronics, Transformers, Transmission and Distribution of electrical power, Telecommunication Equipment, Solar Energy System, Energy Conservation Equipment.

Web site: https://elecrama.com/


AAHAR 2018

13th to 17th March at  New Delhi.

It is an International Food & Hospitality Fair. AAHAR is one of Asia’s best known brands in Food & Hospitality shows and biggest in India. fair attracts all the leading Indian retail chains, as well as importers and distributors for processed foods, ready-to-eat snacks, beverages and commodities

Web site: http://indiatradefair.com/aahardelhi/


Medical Fair 2018

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

The show will attract more and more exhibitors as well as visitors to participate and direct connect and interact with each other on the most recent market innovations and lucrative business opportunities in the respective field and disseminate and enhance their business in the global market.

Web site: http://www.medicalfair-india.com/


DieMould India 2018

11th to 14th April at Bombay Exhibition Centre, Mumbai.

This event showcases products like stamping, punching and forming; injection and compression moulds; die casting dies; patterns and pattern equipment; jigs and fixtures; standard tooling components etc. in the Chemicals & Dyes industry.

Web site: https://www.diemouldindia.org/


Chemspec India 2018

25th to 26th April at Bombay Exhibition Centre, Mumbai.

The event is the perfect opportunity to meet with new or existing business partners and expand the opportunities for companies. On both days of the exhibition a series of conferences, seminars and workshops by industry experts to be held. Chemspec India offers a pleasant show experience with a concentrated selection of exhibits and a relaxed atmosphere. Visitors from all over the world can this detailed and comprehensive information on the latest trends and products of various industries.

Web site: https://chemspecindia.com/



Auto Expo 2018 online ticket booking starts

download (4).jpgSource: Financial Express, Dec 13, 2017

Online ticketing for Auto Expo 2018 has begun exclusively at Bookmyshow. Asia’s largest motoring show will be open for the public from 9th to 14th February 2018. The biennial event is hosted by the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) in association with Automotive Component Manufacturers Association of India (ACMA) and Confederation of Indian Industry (CII). The tickets for Auto Expo 2018 have been priced between Rs 350 and Rs 750. If you wish to visit the show during business hours from 10 AM to 1 PM on weekdays, you will have to pay Rs 750. On the other hand, the Rs 350 ticket can be used during public hours between 1 PM and 6 PM. Weekends will not have any business hours and the price of the ticket for these days is Rs 475 that will be valid from 10 AM to 7 PM.

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Karnataka trade fair on millets

Source: The Hindu Business Line, Nov 06, 2017

Bengaluru: The Karnataka government is organising an international trade fair on organics and millets here from January 19 to 21 to provide a platform for farmers, buyers, sellers and exporters of organic produce and millets.

It will also provide an opportunity for farm equipment manufacturers to showcase their products and expertise, a release said. Karnataka Agriculture Minister Krishna Byre Gowda today unveiled the new website and logo of international trade fair, scheduled to be held at Palace Grounds here.

GST Council to meet on Oct 6, may dole out sops to exporters

Source: Times of India, Sept 20, 2017

NEW DELHI: The 22nd meeting of the GST Council, chaired by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, will be held on October 6 to deliberate on GSTN glitches and ironing out issues faced by exporters, a ministry official has said.

The meeting was scheduled to be held on October 24 but was preponed in view of the engagements following Diwali festival.

The next meeting of the Council will be held through video conferencing on October 6, the official said.

This will be the second time that the Council meeting would be held through video conferencing. The last such meeting was held on July 17 — the first meeting after the roll out of Goods and Services Tax (GST) from July 1.

21st GST Council meet in Hyderabad on Sept 9

Source: The Hindu Business Line, Aug 23, 2017

Hyderabad: The next GST Council meeting will be held here on September 9, a senior official in Telangana government said today. This will be the third meeting of the council since the launch of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) on July 1 and the 21st since it was set up in September last year.

“The meeting will be held in Hyderabad. Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will be heading the meeting. The agenda will be fixed soon,” the official told PTI. “Our (Telangana) government is going to raise the issue of tax concession for government projects, besides other subjects such as concession for Beedi industry and granite,” he said.

The council, chaired by Jaitley and having state finance ministers as members, has over the past 10 months ironed out various contentious issues and decided on a four-tier tax structure of 5, 12, 18 and 28 per cent.

Meanwhile, out of 2.16 lakh VAT registrations in the state, as many as 1.96 lakh vendors have enrolled under the GST and the migration was smooth, the official said. “The remaining are basically those who have the turnover below Rs 20 lakh,” the official said, adding that the deadline for filing returns for the month of July has been extended up to August 25.

Under certain circumstances, the traders will be allowed to file their returns till September 5.


ADB proposes $10-bn loan for India over next 5 years

download.pngSource: Business Standard, June 30, 2017

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has proposed additional loan support to India of $10 billion, over the next five years.

In the country on a three-day trip, ADB President Takehiko Nakao on Thursday told the media that the ADB was looking to increase its footprint in India. Half the loan amount would be for the development of the East Coast Economic Corridor.

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RCEP pact: 700 officials from 16 nations to meet in Hyderabad

Source: The Economic Times, June 28, 2017

NEW DELHI: About 700 officials from 16 countries including India, China and Australia would gather in Hyderabad next month to negotiate the proposed mega trade deal – RCEP.

This would be the 19th round of negotiations for Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) agreement. The last meeting was held in the Philippines in May.

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