Ministry of Textiles30-May, 2015 16:59 IST
30th India Carpet Expo to be held in Varanasi in October 2015
The 30th India Carpet Expo would be held from 11th October to 14th October, 2015 in Sampurnanand Sanskrit University Ground, at Varanasi. The Expo is being organized by Carpet Export Promotion Council (CEPC), set up by Ministry of Textiles, Government of India

This would be the 11th edition of the Expo in Varanasi. The prime motive in holding the Expo in the major carpet producing belt Varanasi is to provide ‘unique pick and choose’ business opportunity to all overseas carpet buyers.  

The participation charges have been fixed at Rs. 4,050/- per sq. meter + Service Tax. Carpet Export Promotion Council will pay  US $750 to buyers from USA, Canada, LAC and South Africa and US $ 500 to buyers from all other countries towards air travel expenses. Complimentary hotel stay for two nights at Varanasi would also be provided. The Council expects presence of more than 400 overseas buyers in the Expo.

Shri Kuldeep R. Wattal, Chairman, CEPC is confident that the Expo will generate good business and requests the media to extend their full support for promotion of this event. The Committee of Administration and the Office of CEPC is mobilizing all resources to invite maximum number of overseas buyers.

India Carpet Expo: A Brief

The India Carpet Expo is being organized by Carpet Export Promotion Council (CEPC), set up by Ministry of Textiles, Government of India.

Over the years, the India Carpet Expo has established itself as a great sourcing platform for carpet buyers from all over the globe. The Expo aims to promote the cultural heritage and weaving skills of Indian hand-made carpets and other floor coverings amongst the visiting overseas carpet buyers. It is an ideal platform for international carpet buyers, buying houses, buying agents, architects and Indian carpet manufacturers & exporters to meet each other and establish long-term business relationships. The Expo is one of the largest Handmade Carpet Fairs in Asia, which provides a unique platform under one roof, for buyers to source the best handmade carpets, rugs and floor coverings. It has become a popular destination worldwide for handmade carpets. India’s unique capability in adapting to any type of design, colour, quality & size as per the specifications of carpet buyers has made it a household name in the international market.



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