Forthcoming Events - India

Reserve Bank of India, the central bank of the country, performs the statutory function of issuance of banknotes. The Bank intends to set up an Automated Banknote Processing Centre (ABPC). This centre would be a greenfield project aimed at maximizing the operational efficiencies involved in receipt and issue/ circulation/ verification and processing of banknotes involving automated storage and retrieval techniques, etc.

The Bank has decided to engage a consultant with requisite experience, for the planning/ establishment and operationalization of ABPC.  In order to engage a consultant, the Bank has sought a Request for Proposal (RFP) from the interested applicants having the necessary expertise and experience. The RFP is available on the Bank’s website and can be accessed at  In order to encourage wide participation, a short advertisement of the RFP has been published in the international publications viz. Financial Times, The Economist on December 11, 2020. Prospective Tenderers may email their queries in this regard to

We thank you earnestly for making the IIJS Virtual 2020 super successful, which has brought back energy and growth to the gem & jewellery business in India. Based on the tremendous response and positive feedback received from those who had visited and done business at the 1st edition of IIJS Virtual in October 2020, The Gem and Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) is happy and proud to announce IIJS Virtual 2.0 scheduled from 08th 12th January 2021.  The 1st IIJS Virtual Show provided exhibitors and buyers with a highly effective platform to connect with the potential business partners and do transactions by booking or placing orders respectively. 

Some highlights of 1st  edition of IIJS Virtual 2020

  • 5  5 Halls, 330+ exhibitors; 10000+ Buyers visited the show
  • 9900+ meetings conducted at the IIJS Virtual platform
  • 200+ international visitors from the US, UK, UAE, Singapore, Bangladesh, Nepal, Hong Kong, Belgium, Sri Lanka, Thailand, etc.
  • Supported by all prominent domestic and International Gems and Jewellery trade associations of repute

Based on feedback received from exhibitors and visitors, at IIJS Virtual, 2020, the IIJS Virtual 2.0, 2021 will be enhanced with new and advanced features to make the buyer-seller experience lot easier and better. The 2nd edition dates are proposed keeping in mind that visitors can concentrate on doing the B2B business when B2C business is less

IIJS Virtual 2.0 digital platform will have the following additional features to enable you to transact enhanced business: 

Salient Features of IIJS Virtual 2.0

  • 500+ Jewellery Exhibitors from across India
  • Digital Organiser for each individual visitor
  • Choice to have both Pre- Fixed and live Appointments with the exhibitors*
  • Visit Exhibitor’s Product Catalogues & Brochure display with a chatting facility
  • Live Chat & Video Conferencing
  • More live camera options during meetings
  • Enhanced Product and company Search facility  
  • Live Knowledge Sessions with industry experts
  • OTP at both email and cellphone number

*(confirmation of appointment is subject to exhibitor’s approval)


Key Benefits

  • Easy & Simple Registration Process which will be at no charge basis  time too 
  • Direct connect with 500+ Jewellery manufacturers & traders of India
  • One-to-one online meeting with exhibitors virtually at the comfort of your home/office*
  • Communicate with colleagues and find new partners


With a view to promote IIJS VIRTUAL 2.0 , we seek your support in inviting prominent Gem & jewellery importers/retailers to visit these shows as our “trade visitor”. We seek your co-operation and guidance in:

  • Identifying top potential jewellery retailers/importers who will be interested in attending the show virtually.
  • Providing database of local gem & jewellery importers/associations/members.
  • Identifying jewellery associations/trade body to invite their top members/retailers for the show.
  • Disseminate Information to the local jewellery importers including trade associations who can be instrumental in promoting this event 
  • Promote the show through e-mailers to the prominent Jewellery companies. (E-advertisement  & with online  Registration link.  Given below)


Please note that India has all capabilities to produce all types of jewellery products to cater to specific requirements of its clients across the world, especially the SEEPZ which is a dedicated export zone,  highly competitive enough with global brands like Tiffany in China.


In view of the above, we seek your support in promoting IIJS Virtual 2.0 amongst the jewellery vigorously to the international jewellery fraternity.  We request you to disseminate the information about the IIJS Virtual Show 2.0  to  jewellery trade members through your communication and website, etc.,   

Visitor Registration Process:

For Registered & Approved Visitors at IIJS Premiere 2019, IIJS Signature 2020 & IIJS Virtual 2020:

On the submission of the visitor registration application, the visitor will receive a confirmation email informing you about  IIJS Virtual Show 2.0. 

For further assistance, you may please feel free to contact us on 1800-103-4353 / OR give us missed call on +91–7208048100, or call us on +91- 99877 53830; or write to us on /

We anxiously look forward to receiving your wholehearted support in organizing a sizeable group of visitors who can source from this virtual platform. 

Thanking you and looking forward to your cooperation, support and presence in IIJS Virtual 2.0.

International Solar Alliance Secretariat has organized a number of back-to-back Webinars on Solarization, which can only be termed as 'successful',  since these have been attended by more number of participants than intended or expected. In the series of such Webinars, we are extremely pleased to inform that this Secretariat has planned a webinar on 3rd December' 20 from 16:00 Hrs. to 19:00 Hrs. (Indian Standard Time)/10:30 Hrs. to 13:30 Hrs. (GMT), dedicated on ‘E-Mobility & Storage’. Eminent speakers from various parts of the globe would be sharing the developments happening globally and their experiences. The invitation letter and the agenda are attached.  


Provisional Agenda of Webinar on E-Mobility & Storage

India ITME Society, is a 40 year old non profit apex industry body serving the Textile & Textile & Engineering Industry in India is organizing the Biggest Virtual Event of the Year for Textile Technology. Since the main event India ITME 2020 is postponed to December 2021, a B2B event is organized in December 2020 to promote the required motivation & boost to the textile & Textile Engineering Industry to combat the slowdown of economy act  & employment in Textile Sector.

To ensure an all round motivation & business mobilization we have 2 parts in this 3 day event. i.e. Technical Seminar (3rd December 2020) & B2B meetings (4th & 5th December 2020).

Ø  The B2B meetings are intended to connect to new customers from the Textile industry to get best price deals.

Ø  The Technical Seminar will be beneficial for the technical staff on factory floor who lost training opportunity this year due pandemic, to upgrade their experience & knowledge on latest topic of importance for industry. Students pursuing Textile subject as they gain extra curriculum participation certificate.

Complimentary registration @

Please click here to see the detailed program

More information is available @

For any assistance in this regard,  we are available at

Trade Promotion Council of India (TPCI) has been organizing Virtual Buyer-Seller Meetings (BSMs) to boost the morale of the Indian exporters by facilitating them to explore new markets and discussing future business opportunities with potential buyers through digital platform. 

India is one of the largest producer and exporter of Ceramic and Vitrified Tiles and supplies a wide range of quality Ceramics and Vitrified Tiles to many countries.  To enhance Ceramic Industry’s capabilities, TPCI will be organizing a 15-day Mega “Virtual Buyers-Sellers Meet on Ceramic & Vitrified Tiles” from December 02 to 18, 2020 where over 100 reputed Indian manufacturers and exporters of Ceramic & Vitrified Tiles will be available to discuss future business opportunities with global buyers. 

An exclusive Virtual Buyer-Seller Meet has been planned for the countries from South East Asia on Thursday, 3rd December and Monday, 7th December 2020 for Buyers who wish to source quality Ceramic & Vitrified Tiles and Sanitary Wares from India.  

Interested companies may please be advised to complete the attached ‘Registration Form’ and submit at Registration of global buyers is Free of Cost.

Flyer for BSM Ceramics

Registration Form

'Virtual Footwear and Leather Expo 2020' : 30th November 2020 - 6th December 2020

India’s first ever Virtual Exhibition & Conference on Footwear & Leather products - Virtual Footwear & Leather Expo 2020 (VFLE) is being organised jointly by Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) and Footwear & Design Development Institute (FDDI) from 30th November - 6th December 2020. VFLE will offer unlimited business opportunities to the entire ecosystem of Footwear & Leather industry.

The Focus Sectors in VFLE Expo are:

  • FOOTWEAR (Leather / Non-Leather)
  • LEATHER Apparel and Accessories
  • Machinery & Equipment
  • Raw materials, Chemicals, Components, and allied sectors/ services

The key components of this web-based platform will comprise of:

  • Exhibition (Separate Virtual Pavilions are planned for the focus sectors).
  • Structured B2B meetings with International, Domestic, and Institutional buyers from over 50 countries.
  • Webinars & Live Digital Sessions on each showcased sector
  • Instant Interaction platforms - Live text/video Chats, Chat bots
  • Global Footprint (International Buyers)
  • Poster presentation by the students of FDDI

Over 100 domestic and international exhibitors will display their brands, products, services, and credentials digitally on their booth (through corporate videos, brochures, and catalogues), prefix meetings with registered visitors from over 50 focus countries across the globe, and meet them through text/video chat 24x7 during the Expo.

The exhibitors and visitors will get immersive experience of participation, will reach out to their target audience seamlessly, without traveling, and from the comfort of their office or home through laptop, tab, or mobile device with internet connectivity. Webinars and Live Sessions during the Expo will help communicating simultaneously to larger buyer groups.

Visitors can access the event platform Free of Cost by submitting Visitor Registration Form available at website link: . Once registration is submitted, the visitors will instantly receive an auto-generated registration confirmation email, and a ‘visitors guide’ and access path closer to the event. You and your colleagues from the mission may also like to register and visit the event.

Exhibitors can participate against payment of USD 500 + GST@18% for one standard booth for 7 days. Sponsorship opportunities for Exhibitors are also available.

Contact person in this regard is Mr. Sudhanshu Gupta (E-mail:; Mobile: +91 9873311557).

Further details are available at event website:  .


PMFAI's International Crop Science Conference and Exhibition -28-29 January 2021 with extended exhibition for 4 days

Pesticides Manufacturers and formulators Association of India, a national level Association, is organizing its 15th Agrochemical Exhibition on January 28-29 2021 with extended exhibition for 4 days in 3d Virtual Platform with this the event of November 2020 stands cancelled.

The 3D Virtual  Online Platform  would  have following features::

  • Visit Booth
  • Visit Meeting Rooms for one on one meetings
  • Networking lounge
  • Video Conferencing for sponsors and exhibitors with participants
  • Chat Messaging
  • Instant Emailing  
  • Exchange e-Business Card
  • Attend Conference To Gain Knowledge  
  • Download of brochures, e-showguide and conference presentation
  • Reports and Analysis of participant turnout and engagement

The digitalization of event will allow  businesses to reach global audience  in different places at different times, this year we are anticipating multi fold participation from across the globe without travelling or commuting .  

The event will provide opportunity to meet top leading Indian Agrochemical Companies as they will be exhibiting in the event, there are 50   booths exclusively for agri inputs (agrochemicals, fertilizers, Biological pesticides and ancillary units) wherein  visiting delegates can explore opportunity to discuss businesses with the Indian companies for joint ventures, Joint R & D, Contract Manufacturing, to expand distribution network for agrochemical products for better market reach, product procurement  & plan procurement from Indian companies the second largest country in Asia for manufacturing of agrochemicals.This event will give an opportunity to meet them all under one roof. For More Details  visit  or .

A conference is organized on sideline of the exhibition for two days which will brief about research & development, registration procedure and market analysis in the event, related topics to agri inputs.

PMFAI can assist visiting participants for business alliance as per their requirement.   

Invitation to Connect & Source from Virtual 65th India International Garment Fair incorporating Medical Textiles

In order to bridge the gap of buyer-seller during these trying times pandemic of the century, Internation Garment Fair Association (IGFA) has decided to organize one of the largest sourcing shows of Apparels and Accessories in Asia India International Garment Fair (65th IIGF), which will be held from 15th October to 20th November 2020 on a virtual business platform.

IIGF is a specialized business fair and in its series, 65th edition is scheduled from 15 October to 20 November, 2020 shall showcase updated fashion trends of the Indian apparel industry. IIGF has been extensively recognized as one of the leading Fairs for the Indian Garment Export Industry the world over.

The salient features of the 65th IIGF are:-

1)  Virtual Fair 

2)  Schedule –15th October-20th November, 2020.

3)  An exhibitor base of more than 500 showcasing their latest collections in Womenwear, Menwear, Kidswear & Fashion Accessories from the entire length & breadth of the country.

4)  Wide range of diverse range of products, from Denims, Skirts, Viscose, Kaftans, Pareos, Plus size garments, Embroidered Garments, Designer labels, organic Cotton, Sustainable Products, Various washes in garments.

5) In addition to above apparels & accessories, the buyers shall get substantial number of the suppliers of the Medical Textiles which include Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).

6) Access exclusively to overseas buyers and buying agents, to ensure meaningful business to business transactions.

IGFA is making continuous efforts to establish contact with apparel chain stores, importers and departmental stores for inviting them to India for sourcing of garments.  Relevant information about the event is given below:

Product Display: This buyer-seller platform will display Womenswear, Menswear, Kidswear, Fashion Accessories & Medical Textiles (PPE Kits)

Website to register:

Access Code/QR Code: It will be shared on your email/profile page(log-in & password created on the fair’s website) after 7th October 2020.

No Documents to be submitted by Buyers/Buying Agents/Liaison Offices to enter the fair. ( B2B Fair)

Timing 24 X 7 (No Limitation), Unlimited Connections

Special Features: Live Chats, Video Chats, Fashion Shows, Webinars, exciting Apparel Collections by over 1000 manufacturers for Spring/Summer 2021, Language translation, assistance through Tutorials/demo videos & many more

Kindly also inform your friend & acquaintances about the virtual fair and ask them to register on our website 

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact us at +91-8527170815 or email us at

With the spread of the COVID pandemic, the nature of doing business by restricting the meetings, exhibitions and contacts has been affected. Almost all the sectors of the industry have witnessed a downward trend and Agriculture Machinery is no exception.  EEPC India in its bid to revitalize Agriculture and Farm machinery is organizing its Second Virtual Exhibition “FARMMECH 2020” during 24-27 November 2020, with focus on EU , Eastern Europe, UK, North America. Africa, ASEAN & SAARC. The complete details of the show is available on

Around 50 Indian manufacturers are expected to participate in the said exhibition. The Indian participants belong to the following product profile:

  • Manually operated equipment
  • Machines for general farm use
  • Tractors, bulldozers & other vehicles
  • Land preparation and planting machinery & equipment
  • Crop maintenance machinery & equipment
  • Crop harvesting machinery & equipment
  • Post-harvest machinery & equipment
  • Tillage tools & wear parts
  • Other equipment & components

 A visitor promotion flyer specially designed for online registration of buyer/visitor is attached herewith ready reference. Please make a note that registration of buyers/visitors is absolutely FREE. They can register on-line using following web link

FarmMech Visitor Buyer Promo Flyer

Virtual edition of 6th Farm 2 Fork - International Conference, Exhibition & Buyer Seller Meet will be organised by PHD Chamber from 04 ~ 06 November 2020.

Please click here for the Farm 2 Fork Brochure

The mailer further unfolds the highlights of the event, which include dedicated Platform for Pre Scheduled meetings between the Buyers and Importers from outside India and the Indian Exporters and Food Business Operators to explore trade and investment prospects.

This is a great opportunity for agribusiness companies and food businesses to participate as Exhibitor, Panelist and showcase their products, processes, services and innovative technologies to Indian agriculture and food processing units and discuss business and trade prospects in Milk, Fruits, Vegetables, Meat, Spices, Tea, Fish, etc.

World Trade Center Mumbai in association with IAMKHADI Foundation will present the first virtual exhibition under the platform titled - ' Festival of Handloom' to showcase Khadi and Handloom products by redefining tradition and style. This virtual exhibition is scheduled to go live from October 17 – November 15, 2020.
The details of virtual exhibition are attached for information.
This virtual exhibition will showcase khadi and handloom products such as sarees, fabric material, shawls, stoles, dress material, mats, rugs, carpets along with home furnishing and other accessories from several states in India and overseas.  More than 100 exhibitors are expected to showcase their products.   There will be matchmaking B2B and B2C meetings, export oriented training programmes and workshops. Over 100 global buyers are expected to join this month-long festival.
Handloom is an age old and timeless art of creating a beautiful fabric that represent diverse cultural and historical lineage of a particular geography. Each fabric is a reflection of customs, mythology and artist’s emotions. From simple plain fabrics, tribal motifs, geometric designs, colourful dyes to an exhaustive art, each piece is unique and unparallel in itself. The handloom textile products with their meaningful designs and patterns remain unmatched in their distinctive blend of timelessness and innovativeness. It is the beautiful celebration of colours & weaves and the splendour of art & techniques.
For more information please visit

Handloom Festival Revised

TPCI is planning to host Global Joint Venture & Partnership Meet (GJVPM) through virtual platform during October 12-November 10, 2020 in Seven Critically-Focussed Indian MSME Sectors to upgrade the technology and manufacture products of international standards. The focussed sectors include:

Ø  Food & Beverage Processing

Ø  Packaging

Ø  Electrical Manufacturing

Ø  Cosmetics

Ø  Technical Textile

Ø  Industrial Safety

Ø  IT & Security


GJVPM will be an ideal platform to have one to one curated private meetings for leading global manufacturers and investors, interested in expanding their business with Indian enterprises by setting up factories, equity investments, technology sharing, new product launches, new market exploration, etc. TPCI will host these virtual one-to-one closed-door B2B meetings with complete privacy; and guaranteed business matchmaking to have real-time business interaction between both sides.

The event Flyer, Meeting Schedule and Registration Form (CLICK HERE Register for GJVPM) are attached herewith.


GJVPM Flyer for International Companies

Meeting Schedule for ASEAN Countries

Requirement of Indian Companies under Focus Sectors

MAKE IN TELANGANA : Opportunities in Post Covid : 27 Aug - 24 Nov 2020 : CII HIVE


Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in partnership with Government of Telangana, is organizing “MAKE IN TELANGANA”, a mega virtual Conference (2-day) and Exhibition (90-days) with the theme “Invest in Telangana: Opportunities in Post Covid” scheduled between 27 -28 August 2020. Make in Telangana aims to showcase the strengths & opportunities of the state, products & services of the Industries from Telangana. The conference discusses and deliberates on the opportunities & challenges of the key industrial sectors.

Focussed Sessions in the Conference are:

1) IT & Digital Transformation, 2) Textiles & Apparel, 3) Defence & Aerospace, 4) Electric Vehicles, 5) Food Processing, 6) Pharma & Lifesciences, 7) Retail & E-Commerce, 8) Infrastructure & Real Estate, and 9) Roundtable with Honorary Consuls in Telangana.

Flier on Conference & Exhibition and tentative brief program are attached herewith.

May attend the Make in Telangana - virtual conference scheduled on 27 & 28 August 2020 and visit the stalls at virtual exhibition scheduled between 27 Aug - 24 Nov 2020,  through the below link:

MIT Conference flier

MIT Exhibition Flier

Suggested Brief Programme - MAKE IN TELANGANA 2020

COVID19 pandemic has severely affected preparations for conducting Trade Fairs, Exhibitions, Conferences for one-to-one business interaction between buyers and sellers.  However during this lockdown period Trade Promotion Council of India (TPCI), TPCI made use of digital tools for business solutions to transform the ways to connect Indian exporters with global importers through Virtual BSMs. 

TPCI is now planning to organize Virtual Buyer-Seller Meetings exclusively for the Manufacturers/Processors from Oceania and SouthEast Asia (Indonesia) who wish to source the latest Food Processing Machinery and Technology from India.  List of Virtual BSMs is attached at Annexure-I. 

Interested companies may also please be advised to complete the attached ‘Buyer Registration Form’ and submit at Registration of global buyers is Free of Cost.

List of VBSM Tech Indonesia

Buyer Registration Form Tech VBSM

Department of Chemicals and Petrochemicals, Government of India in association with Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) is organizing the India Chem 2021, one of the largest composite events of Chemicals and Petrochemicals industry of the Asia — Pacific region. This spectacular event comprises of an international exhibition and a Conference which will witness stakeholder's participation from various associated fields. 

The flagship event, in its 11th Edition, now provides a grand overview of this fast surging major sector of the Indian economy and attracts delegates and visitors, not only from India but also from all major chemical producing countries, thereby providing immense potential for more trade and investment, in a mutually beneficial way.

The Indian chemical industry is at the threshold of rapid growth with the Govt. of India providing an atmosphere of support and encouragement. The Indian chemical industry has the potential to grow over 9% per annum to reach $304 Bn. by FY 2025. The growth is expected to be driven by rising demand in end-use segments and expanding trade fueled by increasing export competitiveness.

India has been making rapid strides towards growth and development. Buoyed by a slew of structural reforms, transparent and investment-friendly policies and strong core economic fundamentals, India has been amongst the fastest-growing major economies of the world and is poised to be a $5 trillion economy by 2025. Various Government initiatives such as Make in India, Skill India, Digital India, Swatch Bharat Abhiyan (Clean India) etc. are accelerating the growth of the sector. Major policy reforms have been initiated in the last few years including drastic reduction in corporate income tax, abolishing Dividend Distribution tax, vast improvement in ease of doing business, 100% FDI under automatic route and implementation of Petroleum, Chemicals & Petrochemical Investment Regions (PCPIRs), as mega clusters that provide investors with a transparent and business-friendly policy and facility regime.

The 11th edition of the series i.e. "India Chem 2020" which was scheduled to be held from 08-10 October 2020 at Bombay Exhibition Centre, NSE Complex, Goregaon, Mumbai, India has been postponed due to Covid-19 outbreak and now be held during 17-19 March 2021. The event is expected to register a significant growth both in terms of space, exhibitors' participation and potential buyer/ visitor attendance as it provides a platform for stakeholders from across the world to interact and forge alliances with Chemicals and Petrochemicals Industry.

The 10th edition of India Chem 2018 had witnessed overwhelming participation from 24 countries namely Argentina, Bangladesh, Belgium, Brazil, Chile, China, Germany, Iran, Israel, Kuwait, Malaysia, Portugal, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan (ROC), Trinidad & Tobago, Turkey, United Kingdom, USA, Vietnam and Japan.

Concurrent events held during India Chem 2018 includes Global CEOs Round Table, India-Japan Chemicals & Petrochemicals forum, India- Germany Chemicals & Petrochemicals forum, Conclave on Indian Petrochemical Industry, Agrochemical Industry, Pumps, Valves and Process Equipment Expo 2018, India Promach 2018, Buyer-Seller Meet etc.

More information about the event is available at

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