30th India Carpet Expo, 11th to 14th October, 2015, Varanasi, India. - BUYERS INVITATION

No. CEPC/ICE-OCT-2015 /                                        Dated : 28th May, 2015

Sub:   Invitation to visit 30th INDIA CARPET EXPO, 11th  to 14th October, 2015, Varanasi, India.

Dear  Buyer,

          We would like to inform you   that   the   Council   shall   be organizing 30th edition of INDIA CARPET EXPO – one of the largest Handmade Carpet Trade Fairs in the world from Sunday, the 11th October  to 14th  October, 2015 in Varanasi. This Exposition which began its maiden journey in the year 2000 has traversed a long distance and in the process has mastered the art of serving the discerning needs of contemporary buyers, users and connoisseur of finest hancrafted Indian carpets and other floor coverings.

         India is the world’s largest exporter of Hand-made Carpets, Rugs, Druggets and other floor coverings. INDIA CARPET EXPO has established itself as a sourcing platform for the buyers from all over the world. About 280 Manufacturers & Exporters from key Carpet producing areas viz. Bhadohi, Mirzapur, Varanasi, Agra, Jaipur, Panipat and Srinagar  etc.  shall  be exhibiting wide range of Handmade Carpets, rugs, durries and other floor coverings at this Expo.

         We would like to invite you to visit the Expo which is an  excellent opportunity to choose from finest collection of latest designs and diverse range of products from entire India, that too from a single location i.e. Varanasi, the main production and processing hub.

         To facilitate and incentivise your participation, the CEPC shall provide the following attractive package to the selected buyers for attending India Carpet Expo : -


  • Reimbursement towards Airfare, as a Subsidy, for attending India Carpet Expo, 11th to 14th October, 2015 to Selected  Foreign  Buyers  of Handmade Carpets/ Rugs etc. as under :


Buyers from USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Brazil, Chile and all other LAC (Latin American Countries).

US $ 750


Buyers from all other countries

US $ 500

  • Complimentary hotel accommodation upto 2 nights (Room rent with breakfast) in Varanasi between 10th   to 14th   October, 2015.
  • Pick-up & drop from Airport/Hotel/Airport in Varanasi.
  • Arrangement for free ride to Ganges, Sarnath etc. on request.


Please register yourself in the enclosed form with the Carpet Export Promotion Council latest by 31st August, 2015 for selection for the aforesaid package. Only one person from one Company can avail this offer. After Registration, we shall communicate to you about your selection. CEPC reserves all right in terms of buyers’ selection and the decision of the Council in this regard will be final. The Buyer’s Registration Form is also available on the web-site of the Council (www.indiancarpets.com) for online registration.

                                                          Yours faithfully,


              KULDEEP R. WATTAL                                                  SHIV KUMAR GUPTA

                       Chairman                                                     Executive Director-cum-Secretary
Please see attached documents.