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Have a product to showcase? Want to learn what your rivals are up to? Here’s a list of trade fairs you shouldn’t miss in December 2014 and January 2015



Jaipur Jewellery Show

December 20-23, Jaipur

This is one of India’s biggest jewellery show and a significant event in the calender of the gems and jewelery shows the world over. Exhibitors from the world of diamond, pearl, platinum, gold, silver, antique jewellery, pearls, gemstones – Ruby, Sapphire, Opal, Emerald, Crystal – equipment and accessories of jewellery making will be participating in the event.


Foodtech Asia - 2014

December 22-25, Surat

This is one of Asia’s biggest food and hospitality exhibition. The mega event will promote food processing machinery, packaging machinery, bakery and dairy equipment. Over 200 exhibitors, major manufacturers and various service providers, from across India, are expected to participate in the event.

File picture of Food Tech Asia 2013 held in Surat


Silk Mark Expo

January 3-9, Vishakapatnam

This trade show will facilitate leading experts and professionals related to the field of silk production and textile industry by giving them an opportunity to get familiar with all kinds of latest and advanced techniques which are required for silk production. Traders and manufacturers from all over the world attending this trade show can meet, network and communicate with each other. The expo will provide an ideal platform to the exhibitors to discover new business opportunities and strategies with the industry leaders and professionals related to silk production and textile industry. These networking opportunities will help in the expansion of this industry.



January 5-8, Vapi, Gujarat

A highly anticipated conglomeration of various industries on an international level, the event is a premier showcase of Indian industrial sector organised by Vapi Industrial Association (VIA). The expo enables the local and international players come face-to-face with potential customers to establish new partnerships. The event will also provide them an ideal platform to connect their businesses with key decision makers, be informed about the latest industry trends, and stay one step ahead of competition by constantly exchanging ideas and market intelligence thereby increasing brand visibility on a global level to enter new geographical market without spending. The wide ranging industries in VAPI certainly offer a huge potential for safety and security related technologies and products to the exhibitors.


Geo India

January 12-14, New Delhi

South Asian Geosciences Conference and Exhibition is one of the largest events for  showcasing the oil and gas exploration technology in India. India is facing big technical and business advancements with the efforts of government to fulfil the ever increasing energy needs of the country and reducing its dependency percentage on foreign imports. GEO India will have the largest gathering of the key decision makers seeking the best solutions to improve their business and its potential. It’s a must-attend event to network with the national and international exhibitors present at this biggest marketplace of the region.


IBEX India

January 15-17, Mumbai

IBEX is a business exhibition cum conference on the sector of banking technology, equipment and services. The event could not have come at a better time as the banking sector is in need of innovative and pioneering technologies to make substantive improvements in the markets. A large number of exhibitors are scheduled to make a beeline to attend the event proceedings and take home valuable insights and perspectives from the event. The event is taking place for the second time after having a successful edition in 2011. Apart from the main exhibition, the seminar is going to hold vital importance as it will be attended by high-profile delegates from different parts of the country and abroad. The event will be a great platform for the exhibitors in finding exposure and visibility for the products they represent.



Auto Mat 2014

December 18-20, Shanghai

China International Automobile Material and Machine Technology Exhibition is the most influential event for the automotive materials industry in Asia. The exhibition area for the event will accommodate more than 200 companies. Experts from over 20 countries and regions, and nearly 20,000 professional and consumer groups from China and abroad are expected to visit the trade show.


The Great Train Expo

January 3-4, Richmond, USA

The Great Train Show is America’s favourite traveling train show serving more states than any other show. The show will also showcase the equipment and products associated with trains and other accessories. The exhibitors of the show will provide various types of information regarding the operation of model railroad to the visitors. Manufacturers and dealers will also showcase model trains and toy railroads. The other products and services exhibited in the fair will be Scale, N Scale, Lionel or O Gauge, G Gauge, Z Scale, American Flyer or S Gauge, hobby tools, die cast vehicles, train whistles, scenery items, railroadiania slides, T-shirts, videos, railroad gift items, books, photos etc.



January 8-10, Orlando, Florida

The expo draws buyers from specialty stores across United States, the Caribbean, Central and South America and around the world. The show features approximately 2,600 booths of apparel and hardgoods and a full line-up of special events, including fashion shows, annual awards ceremonies, and demos. Average buyer and exhibitor turnout may exceed 26,000 attendees including retailers, exhibitors and the media.



January 10- 13, Dubai

It is the largest plastics, petrochemicals and rubber industry trade show in MENA region. The event is envisioned to make better business sense to the participants who are giving shape to a better world. The captains of the plastics and rubber industry would be here to unveil products solutions, cutting-edge technology, and revolutionary innovations and forge international alliances. It’s an event that would provide greater leverage to international exhibitors and trade visitors with decision-making authority.


SGI Dubai 2015

January 11-13, Dubai, UAE

This is one of the most anticipated events for companies engaged and inter­ested in the signage industry. Technology and products of the exhibitors will get exposure to a large number of audience from different industrial and professional backgrounds. Leading players in the graphic imaging and signage will share their business experience to motivate start-ups to do well and in profitable manner.


North American Intl. Auto Show 2015

January 12-25, Detroit, Michigan

This is an event where the global automotive community comes together to catch up on the latest news and events. Participants can meet their peers from around the world at the industry’s most substantive annual event. In addition to some of the automotive world’s most eagerly anticipated new vehicle premieres, participants will gain unprecedented access to more of the industry’s top leaders and thinkers than anywhere else in the hemisphere.



January 14-17, Frankfurt

Held on four days in January, this is the biggest international trade fair for home and contract textiles and the global benchmark for quality design textiles of innovative functionality. The product show is accompanied by high-quality special shows and workshops, aimed specifically at visitors and exhibitors. The trade fair showcase the latest fashions, design and architecture trends for exhibitors and visitors.  In addition to numerous lectures on topical themes, show offers the next generation an opportunity to actively participate in the fair action by taking part in international competitions.