Forthcoming Events - India

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

The Cotton Textiles Export Promotion Council of India (TEXPROCIL) is organising the virtual edition of its Reverse Buyer Seller Meet (RBSM) called “Ind–Texpo 2020”, an exclusive virtual B2B exhibition of textiles!

The virtual event will be held from 14th to 18th September 2020 and is supported by the Ministry of Textiles and the Ministry of Commerce, Government of India.

Virtual "Ind–Texpo 2020” is a specialized B2B fair in the Indian textile sector offering a one-stop destination for worldwide importers to source Indian Textiles from fibres to home textiles and fashion. The exhibition will have on display textiles like home textiles, fabrics and yarns as well as cotton-rich blended textiles. The virtual exhibition is being held on a EU complaint GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) platform which allows for safe and secure business interactions. With features like Private Meeting rooms, Personalised Schedules and Online Chats available on the virtual platform for overseas buyers and Indian sellers, business interactions will be held seamlessly in a secure and safe environment

Buyers who are interested in sourcing textiles from India can register their profile on the virtual platform Based on their requirement they can also interact with the registered Indian suppliers and pre-schedule B2B meetings on agreed time slots during the days of the exhibition i.e. 14th to 18th September, 2020.

step-by-step guide which enables the interested buyers and importers to navigate through the Ind-Texpo website as well as chat and pre-schedule meetings with Indian suppliers is available by clicking here Step by Step Guide

Further, important links to the Virtual “Ind-Texpo” Show are given below:

Website of the

Virtual Ind-Texpo Promo FilmInd-Texpo Promo Film

Buyer / Visitor RegistrationVisitor Registration

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

CII Agro & Food Tech | 16 - 22 October 2020 on HIVE - CII’s virtual platform

Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) is organising 14th edition of Agro & Food Tech, which will be India’s first international food & agri week from 16 - 22 October 2020 via virtual platform – HIVE.   

Agro & Food Tech will have Country Week, Roundtable of International Agri Ministers, concurrent exhibition shows, B2B & B2G meetings, Thematic International Conferences, Hackathon and Training Sessions.  This event is strategically structured to provide its participants a new and enhanced business opportunity by way of interacting not only with the International, Domestic participants and buyers but also with senior government officials and would provide:  

A.    Showcasing Platform
  virtual display on the new tools, technology, processes, research in the field of Agriculture & Food sector 

B.     Interacting Platform
   to engage with the Indian federal & state policy makers 

C.     Partnership Platform
   with Indian Government and private sector firms 

D.    Knowledge Dissemination Platform
  to share best practices 

The key verticals of this week would be Agriculture, Food Processing, Horticulture, Dairy, Fisheries, Poultry, Sericulture, Floriculture, Agri Finance, Farm Machinery, Implements, Water, Sugar, New Technologies and Start-ups, State & International Pavilion.  

CII Agro & Food Tech 2020 will provide tremendous opportunities to strengthen the bilateral agri trade relationship and help drive new engagements in this important sector of the economy.

Made in India - Food Buyer Seller Meet (Virtual) 


August 25 - 28, 2020 

Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) is planning to organize 4 days Virtual One to One Meeting with Indian Exporters/Suppliers and Global Buyers during Aug 25 - 28, 2020 in the Food Sector, specially focus on all kind of Spices & Rice.

The said event is organized by the Business to Business (B2B) Services Department of FICCI. Business to Business (B2B) Services Department/ Business Matchmaking Dept. of FICCI is dedicated to working for the Indian enterprises to connect with Global Business Communities by way of organizing Buyer Seller Meet in India and Abroad, Handle Trade Enquiries for Indian & Overseas Clients, Help enterprises to find Distribution Network in India using it’s huge reservoir of databases. 

Global Buyer and Indian Exporter would be connected in the Virtual Platform and have One to One Interaction between them during the event. 


FICCI Global Virtual Textile and Home Furnishing Expo

Weaving the Beauty of India

16th to 18th September,  2020

Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) is organizing the 1st Global Virtual Exhibition -”Global Virtual Textile and Home Furnishing Expo from 16th -18th September, 2020, under the banner of “GLOBIZ”-CONNECTING BUSINESS GLOBALLY.

The three days of Virtual Exhibition Platform will connect with over 7000+ visitors and approximately 500 buyers in the sector from regions - Europe, ASEAN,  Oceania, CIS, Africa, SAARC and Middle East.

The Expo will bring together various stakeholders from the textile sector and other allied sectors on a virtual platform to showcase their products, participate in one on one video meetings, pre – fixed B2B meetings and real time conferences and media interactions. It will provide a one stop solution to connect with desired buyers, traders, distributors, and decision makers.



  • Readymade Garments (Men’s & Women’s); Intimate; Accessories
  • Technical Textiles
  • Yarns & Cotton and fabrics (Raw Materials)
  • Home Furnishing & Home décor (handicrafts, carpets and more)
  • Leather and Shoes
  • Gifts
  • Dyes & Chemicals related to Yarns, Fabrics, Home Furnishing and Printing 



  • Indian & International Exhibitors
  • Interactive Sessions
  • B2Bs Meetings with buyers invited globally(Dedicated matchmaking booth) 




  • Dedicated product specific halls
  • International Exhibitors
  • Dedicated matchmaking booth
  • Live Video chat with visitors & buyers
  • Product & Country based search option for buyers & visitors
  • No limitation in number of participants and attendees
  • Unlimited branding opportunities
  • Opportunity to launch products
  • Free Entry for the visitors
  • Exclusive analytical booth report
  • No Travel & Hospitality expenses
  • No Fabrication & Booth setup Charges
  • Connect with Buyers from Home or Office
  • You just need a good internet & computer
  • Experience the virtual world of exhibitions

The cost of participation for the International Exhibitors is $650 + GST and the buyer registration is free of charge. The event flyer is attached herewith for reference, and please visit event website for more details.

Flyer Global Virtual Textile & Home Furnishing Expo

In view of the present scenario, overseas Buyers are unable to attend any Exhibition due to travel restrictions all over the globe. During such challenging time and restrictions, Virtual Trade Shows seems to be the o­nly viable solution and marketing tool available to both Buyers & Sellers to meet and interact o­nline, understand each other’s requirements and keep the business going.

Indian Suppliers of Handmade Carpets and other floor coverings, Carpet Export Promotion Council(CEPC) is launching its first Virtual Exhibition for 5 days – 40th INDIA CARPET EXPO – VIRTUAL EXHIBITION from 21st to 25th August, 2020 as an alternative to the physical fairs during COVID-19.

It is a great and unique opportunity for the overseas Buyers to reach out to Indian Suppliers all over India for ensuring business continuity during COVID-19.
Main features of the Virtual Exhibition: - 

  • Anywhere any time the show will run o­n the website and will be accessed at web browser and mobile application including IOS and android using innovative interactive technology creating user friendly 3D immersive virtual experience/environment.
  • Seamless match making opportunity (pre-scheduled/approved meetings).
  • Availability of Company and product videos to enhance the experience of the buying/sourcing.
  • Chat and video conferencing facility to help easy interactions.
  • Artificial Intelligence Driven Matchmaking for Exhibitors as per their requirements.
  • Private Meeting rooms, personalized schedules & Mobile App support.
  • Products displayed with detailed specifications to facilitate sourcing.
  • Webinars bringing speakers/experts to enhance knowledge and decision making.
  • The online platform is totally secured and all data related to products and Exhibitors will be visible only to the Buyer.
  • Online Chats & meetings with Exhibitors will also be totally secured and visible only to the Buyers.

 Click here to view online registration form and circular for buyers.

As you are aware, Covid-19 is one of the biggest disaster mankind has ever faced in recent times, bringing disruption to the human life worldwide. With no vaccine or treatment currently in place, containment & social distancing has become the only solution to prevent the spread of highly contagious virus.

In view of the above, Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI), India will be organising India’s largest Virtual Exhibition & Conference - India Virtual FMCG & Supply Chain Expo 2020 (VFSC Expo) from 10th - 14th August 2020. This web-based virtual platform will comprise of Virtual Exhibition, Buyer Seller Meet and sector specific Webinars & Live Sessions. VFSC Expo will offer unlimited business opportunities to the entire ecosystem of Fast-Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) Supply Chain & logistics industry.

The Focus Sectors in VFSC Expo are:

  • Food Processing & Beverages
  • Beauty and Personal Care Products
  • E-Commerce, Supply Chain & Logistics
  • Finance and Information Technology Services
  • Plastic & Packaging Technologies

The exhibitors will display their brands, products, services, and credentials digitally on their booth (through corporate videos, brochures, and catalogues), prefix meetings with visitors from over 100 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 platform Free of Cost. Companies interested in participating as Exhibitor with stall for showcasing their products can avail this opportunity with payment of USD 500+18%GST. 

For more information and visitor registration, please visit event website

Very simple and only 3 steps for registration:

(i)                 Open

(ii)                Click on VISITOR

(iii)               Click on Visitor registration.

Form may be filled & submitted online.

Once registration is received by FICCI, an auto-generated registration confirmation email will be sent, and closer to the event, a ‘visitors guide’ and ‘access path’ will be shared for the meetings.  In case of registration confirmation email is not received, or any additional information is sought, Mr. Sudhanshu Gupta, Deputy Director, FICCI may kindly be reached at E-mail:; or  Call/ WhatsApp Number: +919873311557.

VFSC Expo Brochure

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