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January 2018

National Teachers’ Congress (NTC) 2018: 10-12 Jan, Pune, Maharashtra

The 2nd edition of NTC is being held from 10-12 January 2018 at MIT World Peace University, Kothrud, Pune, India. The event will be inaugurated by His Holiness The Dalai Lama. NTC is  a platform for the participation of Indian teachers of higher education working in foreign universities to interact with their peers from across the globe and in India. NTC 2018 is expected to see a participation of over 1000 university teachers of Indian origin living outside India, in addition to 5000 university teachers from all states of India. NTC was founded in 2016 with active support from the Government of Maharashtra and the 1st edition of NTC was held in September 2016. For more information, kindly visit and contact:

Website:  www.nationalteacherscongress.com

Email: info@nationalteacherscongress.com OR ir@nationalteacherscongress.com

Phone: +91 8380023755

60th India International Garment Fair: 17 – 19 Jan 2018, New Delhi

The Apparel Export Promotion Council (AEPC) is organising the 60th edition of the “India International Garment Fair” from 17-19 January 2018 at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi, India. Over 350 Indian garment & accessories manufacturers shall be displaying their latest collections. This would be a world-class business platform for exporters & international buyers for enhancing their apparel export business. For registration and more information, please visit : www.indiaapparelfair.com

Indus Food : Jan 18 – 19

The Trade Promotion Council of India (TPCI), under the direction of the Dept. of Commerce, Government of India, is organising Indus Food 2018  from January 18-19 at India Exposition Mart, Greater Noida. This is a platform for Food and Beverage industry companies from across the globe to meet and collaborate on future partnerships. For further details and registration, please visit : www.indusfood.co.in

Mumbai International Film Festival (MIFF 2018) 28 January – 3 February 2018

The 15th edition of the Mumbai International Film Festival (MIFF 2018) is scheduled to be held from 28 January – 3 February 2018 in Mumbai. MIFF is a biennial documentary, short fiction and animation film festival organised by the Films Division, under the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, Government of India.

  • Documentary films, short fiction (up to 45 min) and animation films  produced between 1 Sep 2015 – 31 Aug 2017 are eligible for entry.
  • Last date for submission is 15 November 2017.

For more information about MIFF 2018, please visit www.miff.in or contact:
Ms Swati Pandey
Director, Films Division, Ministry of I&B
+91 22 23524095


 February 2018


India Pharma 2018 & India Medical Device 2018 : Feb 15 – 17

Department of Pharmaceuticals, Ministry of Chemicals & Fertilizers, Government of India, in association with the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI), will be organizing the 3rd edition of International Exhibition & Conference on Pharmaceutical & Medical Devices Industry – INDIA PHARMA 2018 & INDIA MEDICAL DEVICE 2018 . This will be held at Bangalore International Exhibition Centre, Bengaluru, Karnataka from February 15-17, 2018. The events would comprise of an International Exhibition and a Conference along with a series of concurrent events, such as CEOs Forum, Investors Meets, International Drugs Regulatory Meet, Buyer- Seller Meet, etc. For further details and registration, please visit : www.indiapharmaexpo.in

7th Global Economic Summit: 22 – 24 Feb 2018, Mumbai

The World Trade Centre Mumbai and the All India Association of Industries (AIAI) are jointly organising the 7th Edition of the “Global Economic Summit” from 22-24 February 2018 at the World Trade Centre Mumbai, India. The theme of the Summit is – Global Value Chains (GVCs): Accelerating SME Growth & Development. The summit will be a good platform for Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) to explore joint ventures and accelerate growth through GVCs. Earlier editions of the Summit saw over 500 delegates from across 30 countries. The event flyer for the 2018 Summit is attached.

For more information please contact :
E-mail: mktg1@wtcmumbai.org
Phone: +91 22 6638 7378/379/398

Global Economic Summit 2018 Flyer.

45th IHGF Delhi Fair – Spring 2018: 23-27 Feb 2018, Delhi, India

The Export Promotion Council for Handicrafts (EPCH) organises the IHGF Delhi Fair bi-annually in Autumn and in Spring.  The 45th IHGF Delhi Fair Spring 2018 edition is scheduled from 23-27 February 2018 at the India Expo Centre & Mart, Greater Noida Expressway, Delhi NCR. More than 3000 exhibitors will be displaying their products in the categories of: houseware, tableware, kitchenware, gifts, decorative items, home furnishings, fashion jewellery, bags, scarves, bathroom accessories, lighting, garden ornaments, furniture, candles etc. To register and for more information, kindly visit and contact:

Website: www.ihgfspringfair.epch.in

Email: mails@epch.com

Phone: +91 11 26135256/57/58

Partnership Summit 2018 : 24-26 Feb, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh

The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in partnership with the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion, Ministry of Commerce and Industry and the State Government of Andhra Pradesh is organizing the 24th edition of its annual flagship initiative the Partnership Summit 2018 in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh from 24- 26 February 2018. The Partnership Summit has established itself as an ideal platform for business networking between key stakeholders to develop best strategies and policies towards helping countries improve their competitiveness and integrate better into the globalised world. The Summit features Head of States and Governments, Ministers, policy makers, CEOs, academicians and thought leaders from across the globe. The previous edition of the Summit saw the participation of over 2500 delegates including 500 delegates from 50 countries including USA, UK, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Mexico, Canada, France, Australia, Italy, Qatar, China and UAE.

For further details please contact:

Mr Chandrajit Banerjee

Director General, Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), New Delhi

Email: cb@cii.in
Phone: 011-24621874 / 24629994-7
Fax: 011-24633168

  March 2018

22-24 March 2018 at Bombay Exhibition Centre, Mumbai. 

The 3rd Edition of CAPINDIA 2018, a trade and networking event for the Chemicals, Plastics, Construction, Mining Industry and Allied Products will be held from 22-24 March 2018 at Bombay Exhibition Centre, Mumbai. The event is being organised under the aegis of the Department of Commerce, Government of India in collaboration with The Plastics Export Promotion Council (PLEXCONCIL), Basic Chemicals, Cosmetics and Dyes Export Promotion Council (CHEMEXCIL), Chemicals & Allied Products Export Promotion Council (CAPEXIL) and Shellac and Forest Products Export Promotion Council (SHEFEXIL).Over400 leading and prominent buyers from across the globe are expected to attend the event. The Buyer Registration Form is attached. For more details, please visit www.capindiaexpo.in


-E-tickets (Full/ Partial) to and fro Economy Class.
-Hotel Accommodation for the duration of the show in Mumbai.
-All meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner) will be provided by the organizer.
-Local airport transfers. (group airport pick up/ drop and daily shuttle service from hotel to exhibition venue and back)

-Foreign delegates attending the Meet must NOT be Indian Passport holders.
-E-ticket or Reimbursement will be provided from the capital city of the respective country to Mumbai.
-In some cases, organizer will cover part of the airfare (reimbursement will be done again copy of the air tickets mentioning the fare amount in USD, copy of the receipt indicating amount paid, Stamp of the -Immigration upon entry, VISA copy, copy of front and last page of passport, including address as per passport).
-Airfares will be provided/ reimbursed as per the following:

  • Latin America + Central America + USA + Canada: Maximum Reimbursement of USD 1000 or Air Ticket Amount, whichever is lower.
  • Africa + Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS)/ ASEAN + Australia & New Zealand + Middle East + European Union + Rest of the world: Maximum Reimbursement up to ofUSD 650 or the air ticket amount, whichever is lower.
  • SAARC: Maximum Reimbursement up to of USD 450 or the air ticket amount, whichever is lower.
  • It is mandatory for all the foreign delegates to attend the inaugural function of CAPINDIA-2018 and Buyer Seller meet.
  • Selection of buyers will be subject to approvalof special selection committee

To avail the offer, all applications must be received on or before 15th December, 2017. (Subject to selection by competent authorities of the council)

Applications received on or after 16th December, 2017 will only be given hotel accommodation during the event. (Subject to selection by competent authorities of the council)

For any further information please contact capindia@plexconcil.org

Warm regards,
High Commission of India
Ranchhod Tower, Level 2, 102-112 Lambton Quay
PO Box 4045, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
P: +64 4 472 4851,
Web : www.hciwellington.in

Buyer Registration Form.


2nd Reverse Buyers Sellers Meet 2018
15-16 May 2018, Mumbai, India

 APEDA, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India, is organising the 2nd Reverse Buyers Sellers Meet for promotion of Exports of Mango and Mango Products from India on 15th & 16th May 2018 at Mumbai. The event is being executed by PHDCCI (PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry). India's diverse climate ensures availability of a variety of fruits & vegetables. It ranks second in fruits and vegetables production in the world and is the world's largest producer of many fruits such as mangoes, bananas, papaya and guavas. Nearly a 1000 varieties of mangoes are grown in India and contributes 40.48% of the total world production of mangoes. To register for the Meet and for more information, please visit: http://phdcci.in/rbsm/ or contact: Ms Mallika Verma, Director, Agribusiness, PHDCCI at mallika.verma@phdcci.in

iPHEX-2018 : May 08 – 10

Pharmaceuticals Export Promotion Council of India , in association with the Ministry of Commerce will be organising the sixth edition of IPHEX at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi during 8-10th May 2018. Over 350 Indian companies from pharma and healthcare sector would be exhibiting their products and services. For further details and registration, please visit : www.iphex-india.com . For queries, kindly email iphex2018@iphex-india.com   or call +91-9310423517.

61st edition of India International Garment Fair (IIGF)16-18 July 2018, Greater Noida, India

The Apparel Export Promotion Council (AEPC) is organising the 61st edition of the India International Garment Fair in India from 16-18 July, 2018 at India Expo Mart, Greater Noida (NCT. of Delhi), India. About 400 Indian garment & accessories manufacturers shall be displaying their latest collections. AEPC provides world-class business platform to exporters & international buyers and facilitate in enhancing apparel export business. For registration and further information, please visit: www.indiaapparelfair.com


Vibrant Tamil Nadu Global Expo and Summit 2018
12-15 August 2018, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India

Vibrant Tamil Nadu Expo and Summit, Food edition 2018 is being organised from 12-15 August 2018 at "GRAINS YARD", Sikkandarchavadi, Alanganallur Road, Madurai, Tamil Nadu. It is the first of its kind of expo focused on the food and beverages sector in Tamil Nadu. Tamil Nadu is one of the leading producers of agro and food products. The summit will have knowledge sessions on various topics with domestic and global experts from the food industry sharing their insights on latest technological developments / innovations in agriculture, organized food & beverage sector, food processing, packaging, logistics, cold chain, cold storage and warehousing, branding and related subjects coupled with advanced production practices, preservation and marketing tactics. For more information and to register, please visit: www.vibranttamilnadu.com

Reverse Buyer Seller Meet (RBSM) by Council for Leather Exports: 4-5 Aug 2018, Delhi, India

The Council for Leather Exports (CLE) is the apex organisation under the aegis of  Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Govt. of India, to promote the export of leather, leather products and footwear. CLE is organising a RBSM from 4-5 Aug 2018 in Delhi, India, wherein the Council will be inviting buyers of footwear and leather products from across the world. The objective of the RBSM is to promote the capabilities & developments of the Indian leather and leather products industry, and provide a platform for exploring business collaborations and joint venture agreements. Interested participants may kindly fill the attached form and email it to CLE. For registration and queries, kindly contact - Mr R Ramesh Kumar, I.A.S, Executive Director, Council for Leather Exports, Tel: +91- 44- 28594367, Fax: +91- 44- 28594363/64, Email: cle@cleindia.com



15th Municipalika Exhibition & Conference on Smart & Sustainable City Solutions,
19-21 September 2018, Mumbai, India

The Good Governance India Foundation is organising the 15th Municipalika Exhibition & Conference on Smart & Sustainable City Solutions on 19-21 September 2018, Mumbai, India. Alongside Municipalika are co-located shows : CAPEx – focused on Innovative Building Materials & Technologies, and IIPM – India’s first B2B show on real estate, together constituting the Future Cities Mega Show. Over 1500 delegates and 10,000 professional visitors, from over 300 Indian cities and towns are expected to attend Municipalika + CAPEx + IIPM 2018. The events will focus on urban reforms, water and wastewater, sanitation & sewerage, solid waste management, mobility, pollution control, affordable housing, energy efficiency, safety & security, ITC , e-governance, building materials and technologies, commercial real estate etc. For more details please view the event brochure at:  http://municipalika.com/media_files/Municipalika_2018_Brochure.pdf


India Chem 2018: 4-6 Oct 2018, Mumbai, India

The Dept. of Chemicals and Petrochemicals, Govt. of India in association with the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) is organising the 10th edition of India Chem from 4-6 Oct 2018 at the Bombay Exhibition Centre, Mumbai, India. The event will comprise of an international exhibition and a conference with representatives from the industry from around the world. The Indian chemical industry is ranked 14th in exports and contributes 3.4% of the global chemical industry. The India Chem 2018 brochure is attached for your reference. For further information you may visit www.indiachem.in or contact - Mr Samir Kumar Biswas (Joint Secretary, Dept. of Chemicals and Petrochemicals), Tel: +91-11-23383428, Email: Samir.biswas@gov.in and Mr Manoj Mehta (Joint Director, FICCI), Mobile: +91-9891098772, Email: manoj.mehta@ficci.com



International Crop Science Conference & Exhibition and PMFAI-SML Annual Agchem Awards
19-20 Nov 2018, Goa, India

Pesticides Manufacturers and Formulators Association of India, is organising its 13th Agrochemical Exhibition in Goa, India on 19-20 Nov 2018. The event will provide an opportunity to meet top leading Indian Agrochemical Companies at the event, and explore opportunities for joint ventures, joint R&D, contract manufacturing, expand the distribution network for agrochemical products, product procurement  & plan procurement. A conference is also being organised at the sidelines of the exhibition, for a briefing on the Indian agrochemical industry and registration procedure, scope for contract manufacturing, process development, Make in India and Green Chemistry. The event brochure is attached for your reference. For registration and more details kindly visit: www.pmfaiicsce.org orwww.pmfaiindia.org