Carpet Export Promotion Council is organizing the 33rd Edition of India Carpet Expo from 27th to 30th March 2017 in Hall No. 11, 12 & 12A, Pragati Maidan, New Delhi under the aegis of Govt. of India with an aim to promote the Cultural Heritage and weaving skills of Indian hand-made Carpets and other floor coverings amongst the visiting overseas carpet buyers. “India carpet expo is an ideal platform for International Carpet Buyers, Buying houses, buying Agents, Architects and Indian Carpet Manufacturers & Exporters to meet and establish long term business relationship.
India Carpet Expo is one of the largest Handmade Carpet Fairs in Asia with a unique platform for the buyers to source the best handmade carpets, Rugs and other floor coverings under one roof. It has become a popular destination worldwide on Handmade Carpets. India’s unique capability in adapting to any type of design, colour, quality & size as per the specifications of the carpet buyers has made it a household name in International market.
India Carpet Expo will be inaugurated on 27th March 2017 at 10.00 A.M. by Smt. Smriti Zubin Irani, Hon’ble Minister of Textiles, Government of India in the august presence of Shri Ajay Tamta, Hon’ble Minister of State for Textiles, Mrs. Rashmi Verma, IAS, Secretary (Textiles), Shri J.K. Dadoo, IAS, AS & FA, Ministry of Commerce & Textiles & Shri Alok Kumar, IAS, Development Commissioner (Handlooms) and (Handicrafts), other Senior Govt. Officials from the Central Governments beside representatives from Trade and Media.
India Carpet Expo has received overwhelming response from the Member Exporters and 305 exhibitors are displaying their products in the show. Over the years, the India Carpet Expo has established itself as a great sourcing platform for the carpet buyers from all over the globe. Around 410 Carpet importers from 55 countries mainly from Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Chile, Germany, Mexico, Russia, Singapore, South Africa, Turkey, U.K., USA etc. have registered themselves for attending the Expo.
It would be worthwhile to mention that buyers from new countries like Bulgaria, Israel, Malaysia, Mauritius, Taiwan, Zimbabwe, Vietnam, Serbia, Hungary are also attending the Mega Expo.
Carpet Export Promotion Council is not only inviting and incentivizing the wholesale buyers but is also providing a 2 nights’ complimentary stay in hotel at New Delhi for attending India Carpet Expo.
Mr. Mahavir Pratap Sharma, Chairman, said that this exhibition and Buyer seller meet will be the first step in taking Indian exports of Handmade carpet to much greater and newer heights. He also said that we are promoting at this show participation from Buyers in the Textiles India show to be held in Gandhinagar (Gujarat).
Mr. Siddh Nath Singh,1st Vice-Chairman, Mr. Umer Hameed, 2nd Vice-Chairman and all Members of COA, CEPC are confident that the Expo will generate good business and requests the media to extend their full support for promotion of this event to encourage the participants for handsome business.