Date Book February 2015 March 2018 issue

A file photo of Gulfood 2014, the world's biggest annual food and hospitality show

Date Book February 2015

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 February and March 2015




February 5-10, Ganndhinagar, Gujarat

In its 9th edition this year, PLASTINDIA 2015 is expected to be the biggest one till date and is expected to consolidate its position as one of the largest pure plastics exhibitions on the global plastics scene. Expected to bring together about 1,50,000 business visitors and 2,000 top class exhibitors from across 40 nations, at a showcase extending across 1,25,000, it will truly be a staggering platform and opportunity for Indian plastics.


Mach Auto Expo 2015

February 13-16, Ludhiana

This year, Machautoexpo is stepping into its fourth edition and is being organised in Ludhiana from the 13th to the 16th of February. In a short span of time, this premier event has acclaimed credibility worldwide being unique and trustworthy. The event focuses on engineering industry, machine tools, automation technology, auto parts and allied products. Last year, the event had attracted over 200 participants, 30,000 visitors, with 1,500 products being displayed in six pavilions.



World Book Fair 2015

February 14-22, New Delhi

The New Delhi World Book Fair (NDWBF), held for the past 41 years, is now a major calendar event in the publishing world. NDWBF offers the participants a unique opportunity of doing business with growing book industry. It is also an ideal venue for promoting titles, co-publication arrangements and trade. Besides the many literary and publishing conferences and programmes to be organised during the fair, it also opens up a gateway to the publishing and intellectual world of Asia. It attracts participation from almost all major publishing houses across the globe.

A file photo of New Delhi World Book Fair 2014


Logistics 2015

February 26-28, New Delhi

To address the various issues faced by logistics industry and to bring all the stakeholders of industry on one platform, CII is organising this three-day exhibition dedicated to logistics industry. The participants of this exhibition can reap large benefits as it enables them to understand the latest trends in the logistics sector and adopt best technology /solutions to meet their ever increasing logistics requirements.  Also, there will be structured B2B meeting expected to take place during the course of exhibition.


ACMA Automechanika

February 26-March 1, New Delhi

ACMA Automechanika is the place to be if you want to feel the pulse of the Indian automotive aftermarket. Organised by the Automotive Component Manufacturers Association of India (ACMA) and Messe Frankfurt, the trade fair will offer exhibitors and visitors access to local markets as well as networking opportunities with key regional and international players. The fair brings together the entire process chain in the automotive aftermarket, from point-of-sale, via services, to recycling and waste disposal.


Hi-Tech Agri Fair 2015

March 20-23, Bhuj-Kutch, Gujarat

The event will be an excellent platform to build business alliances and increase channels to expand the prospects in this region. The fair is a timely showcase for everyone involved in dynamic agriculture sector. Relevant ways of bringing some improvements in the field of horticulture, sericulture, aquaculture and agriculture will also be highlighted in this event.



March 27-30, New Delhi

Organised by Indian Carpet Export Promotion Council this is one of the largest carpet trade fairs in Asia where almost all prominent handmade carpet manufacturer and exporters will showcase their complete range of handmade carpets, rugs and other floor coverings.



Pure London

February 8-10, London, UK

Pure London is a collective of buyers, influencers, retail and trend experts, dynamic brands and media curators from over 64 countries. Gathering twice a year in London, it is UK’s definitive fashion trade show for premium, fashion-forward, trendsetting brands and designers from around the world.


Gulfood 2015    

February 8-12, Dubai

Celebrating the 20th edition, it’s certainly the world’s biggest annual food and hospitality show. As has been the case in the past, this year again the Gulfood conference will play a crucial role in connecting the key regional and international industry players in a focused environment to share their knowledge, experience, expertise and strategies for a more successful business. For exporters seeking new sales from the Middle East, Africa and South Asia, Gulfood provides a trade and sourcing platform without equal, where international flavours find world-class business. It’s a must-attend  event with the entire industry on display.

A file photo of Gulfood 2014, the world's biggest annual food and hospitality show


Africa Energy indaba

February 17-18, Johannesburg, South Africa

The Africa Energy Indaba receives global recognition as the foremost African energy event for energy professionals from across the globe. Adopted by World Energy Council (WEC) as the African regional event of the WEC and presented by South African National Energy Association, Africa Energy Indaba is supported by African Union and NEPAD Planning and Coordinating Agency, giving it an incredible amount of support and endorsement. The conference is also the forum for delegates to debate and exchange solutions to Africa’s energy challenges, whilst the exhibition is a significant marketplace for African and international stakeholders looking for business in Africa.


TAF Asia

February 17-20, Moscow

This is known as the largest trade fair of its kind in Russia. Industry experts from all over the world will take the opportunity to present their latest products to a broad audience. Visitors attending the show will find an optimum platform to communicate, share knowledge and expertise as well as to make new contacts. The fair also includes several conferences and meetings giving an overview of current applications, trends and future visions. On the whole, the visitors can get valuable and comprehensive information about innovations


Eurasia Rail

March 5-7, Istanbul, Turkey

It’s the 3rd biggest railway exhibition in the world that brings together the government bodies and private sector. Participants will find an exclusive chance to see the new trends and designs for the rolling stocks, light rails, infrastructure technologies and railway logistics. The exhibition will also provide a good opportunity to network with professionals from this area and to establish new business contacts.



March 9-11, Düsseldorf, Germany

Because of the enormous successes of past IRES conferences EUROSOLAR and the World Council for Renewable Energy (WCRE) will continue the IRES series in 2015. The series of IRES conferences has emerged as the leading forum for the discussion of the pressing problems with renewable energy storage by drawing together one of the largest gatherings of scientific and economic experts worldwide.


PACKINNO 2015    

March 9-11, Guangzhou, China

Past editions of PACKINNO offered a broad range of packaging products that gained a high commendation from both exhibitors and buyers. Riding on the outstanding outcomes, the 2015 edition will further expand its scale to set a new benchmark for Asia’s packaging industry and to provide the perfect trading platform for local and overseas buyers.