Visiting and exhibiting at Trade Fairs is especially important for market entry. Listed below are the major trade fair organizers in India and Austria. The schedules and details of their events can be accessed by visiting their respective websites.
India Trade Promotion Organisation (ITPO)
India Trade Promotion Organisation (ITPO), the premier trade promotion agency of the Govt. of India for organizing trade fairs, is committed to showcase excellence achieved by the country in diverse fields especially trade and commerce. ITPO as the nodal trade promotion agency of the country has had a pioneering role in the national trade growth dynamics since its inception. Apart from its role in bringing the Indian businesses, particularly those in the MSMEs sector, closer to global markets, it was first to popularize trade fairs as a tool of trade promotion within the country. For nearly three & half decades, it is managing India’s world class exhibition complex that is constantly upgraded to keep it in a high standard of readiness.
Address: Pragati Bhawan,
New Delhi-110 001;
Tel: +91-11-23371540 (EPABX)
For more information on Trade Fairs in India please visit http://www.indiatradefair.com
Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI)
The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) established in 1927, is the largest and oldest apex business organisation in India. Its history is closely interwoven with India’s struggle for independence, its industrialization, and its emergence as one of the most rapidly growing global economies. FICCI has contributed to this historical process by encouraging debate, articulating the private sector’s views and influencing policy. A non-government, not-for-profit organisation, FICCI is the voice of India’s business and industry. FICCI draws its membership from the corporate sector, both private and public, including SMEs and MNCs; FICCI enjoys an indirect membership of over 250,000 companies from various regional chambers of commerce.
Contact: Mr. Rohit Sharma,
Director & Head-Europe, CIS & Turkey;
Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)
The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) is a non-government, not-for-profit, industry-led and industry-managed organization, playing a proactive role in India’s development process. Founded over 118 years ago, India’s premier business association has over 7100 members, from the private as well as public sectors, including SMEs and MNCs, and an indirect membership of over 90,000 enterprises from around 257 national and regional sectoral industry bodies. With 63 offices, including 9 Centres of Excellence, in India, and 7 overseas offices in Australia, China, Egypt, France, Singapore, UK, and USA, as well as institutional partnerships with 224 counterpart organizations in 90 countries, CII serves as a reference point for Indian industry and the international business community.
Contact: Mr. Marut Sen Gupta,
Deputy Director General
Phone: +91-11-24629994- 7
Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM)
The Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM), India’s premier apex chamber covers a membership of over 4 lakh companies and professionals across the country. It was established in 1920 by promoter chambers, representing all regions of India. As an apex industry body, ASSOCHAM represents the interests of industry and trade, interfaces with Government on policy issues and interacts with counterpart international organizations to promote bilateral economic issues. ASSOCHAM is represented on all national and local bodies and is, thus, able to pro-actively convey industry viewpoints, as also communicate and debate issues relating to public-private partnerships for economic development.
Trade Fairs in Austria:
The Arbeitsgemeinschaft MESSEN-AUSTRIA - is an association of Austrian trade fair organizers, which is made up of the largest trade fair organizer in a federal state. The activity consists of the exchange of experience among the members, the further training of the members as well as the establishment and maintenance of contacts to foreign trade fair organizers, authorities, politics and interest groups, e.g. Austrian Chamber of Commerce.
For information on Trade Fairs organized in Austria, please visit http://www.messen-austria.at/messekalender/
Information about forthcoming trade and the organization of trade fairs can be found on the respective organizer's website at the above link.