Boundless stalls, quirky products, buzzing conversations, and immense opportunities. What do these words remind you of? Yes. Exhibitions and Trade fairs. One of the significant advantages of these exhibitions is that they aid in raising awareness of a range of profiles and products. The platform that it creates helps in the process of networking and the possibility of meeting in person. Moreover, they are a great place for launching new products and services as there is the advantage of directly inquiring about the uniqueness of the same. 

Here are some of the exhibitions in India to look forward to this year.

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1. Index Fairs (Mumbai and Delhi)

Date – August 26th – August 28th, 2022
Venue – Jio World Convention Centre, Bandra Kurla Complex, Bandra East, Mumbai
To know more – https://www.indexfairs.com/eventer/index-mumbai-2022/
Date – July 22nd – July 24th, 2022
Venue – International Exhibition cum Convention Centre (IECC), Pragati Maidan, New Delhi
To know more – https://www.indexfairs.com/eventer/index-delhi-2022/

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For a period of thirty years, Index Fair is India’s largest trade fair when it comes to not just architecture and design but also interiors. It provides us with the opportunity to meet over 500 exhibitors and also to build partnerships with more than 3500 brands. It is one of the most significant trade fairs for Indian architects and interior designers. The dedicated industry-specific pavilions include kitchen, furnishings, office, furniture, lighting, and art. The IDP or India Design Pavilion launched by Index is an exclusively dedicated place for Indian design entrepreneurs to exhibit their products to architects, interior designers, and many others.  

2. INT-EXT Expo 2022

Date- April 8th -April 11th, 2022
Venue- Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana
To know more- http://tradeshows.tradeindia.com/intexexpo/

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The Int-Ext Expo is India’s leading exhibition on Interiors, exteriors, and building materials. It provides a great launching platform to showcase the latest products and services to a wide audience that includes architects, engineers, developers, and contractors from all across North India. There is also the opportunity to meet new partners and prospective customers. 

3. India Stone Mart 2022

Date- November 10th- November 13th, 2022
Venue- Jaipur Exhibition and Convention Centre (JECC), Sitapura, Jaipur
To know more- https://www.stonemart-india.in/

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This would be the largest international exhibition on the stone industry. It would not only bring together experts, consumers, and buyers but also would draw together importers, exporters, architects, builders, etc under one roof. India Stone Mart 2022 exhibition would also provide a platform to promote the products and services of the exhibitors. Over 500 exhibitors covering an area of 16000 square meters are expected. The event is organized by CDOS with FICCI as co-organizer and is supported by the Government of Rajasthan and other reputed institutions.

4. PaintIndia 2022

Date- May 26th – May 28th, 2022
Venue- Jio World Convention Centre Mumbai
To know more- http://www.paintindia.in/

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PaintIndia has been the rapidly growing event in this space and has been in existence for over 25 years now. It is a trade fair for paints and coatings and is the third-largest show of its type. It is India’s proud global program for construction chemicals, paints, inks, coatings, and adhesive-sealants industries.

5. Roof India 2022

Date- April 21st − April 23rd, 2022
Venue- BIEC, Bengaluru,
To know more- https://roofindia.com/About-Exhibition/Exhibition-Overview

The Roof India 2022 Exhibition is a 3-day international exhibition that has an extensive exhibit of roofing materials and technology. It is the 19th in the Roof India series of exhibitions. It is Asia’s largest and most definitive expo for Roofing and allied products. The exhibition of Roof India 2022 will have over one hundred and fifty manufacturers of roofing and allied products from all over the country and abroad. Apart from connecting and networking, watch live demos and over twenty-seven product launches under categories like cladding, green roof, etc.

6. Economic Times Acetech 

Date- November 10th − November 13th, 2022
Venue- Bombay Exhibition Centre (BEC), Mumbai
To know more- https://10times.com/et-acetech-mumbai

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ET ACETECH was visualized to bring together architects, designers, engineers, material suppliers, developers, etc under one umbrella for showcasing and sourcing products conveniently. It was founded in 2006. 

Economic Times Acetech Mumbai exhibition is the third of its kind in the world and is Asia’s foremost trade fair in design, architecture, and allied subjects. Every year this platform observes outstanding national and international brands, popular architects, builders, engineers, designers, etc from the country and from across the world.  

7. Indian Ceramics Asia

Date- April 6th – April 8th, 2022
Venue- The exhibition center, Gandhi Nagar, Gujarath
To know more- https://www.indian-ceramics.com/about-us/

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The growth of the Indian Ceramic industry is mostly driven by the growing need for sanitary wares, ceramic tiles, etc for construction in India and exports to other countries. India Ceramics Asia is the latest annual exhibition and conference for the ceramic industry and brick industry with leading firms exhibiting a vast variety of raw materials, machinery, laboratory equipment, storage equipment, etc. 

These exhibitions enable the visitor to examine the products and services, evaluate them, and also compare their performances with others. It also provides the user with the latest equipment, new technologies, advanced raw materials, and boundless business networking.

8. iDAC – Infrastructure Development Architecture Construction

Date- May 5th – May 7th, 2022
Venue- Jio World Convention Centre, Mumbai
To know more- https://www.idacexpo.in/

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Spread across an area of over one lakh square feet, the Infrastructure Development Architecture Construction Mumbai Con-Expo is India’s biggest knowledge-sharing forum on the Building industry. This supports innovation in the building industry where exhibitors provide comprehensive demonstrations of their products and services within categorized pavilions curated by leading architects from the profession. The various pavilions include public infrastructure, façade and high rise, green, interior, building services, landscape and light, art, and science.  

9. India Art Festival

Date- April 7th- April 10th, 2022
Venue- Constitution Club of India, New Delhi
To know more- https://10times.com/art-festival-new-delhi

India Art Festival is a contemporary art exhibition. It is a new model for conversations and collaborations between artists, art galleries, architects, interior designers, art dealers, art buyers, and connoisseurs of art who all assemble under a single roof. Along with middle-level and significant art galleries, the India Art festival provides a great platform and an opportunity for emerging artists to be discovered along with acknowledged artists.  

10. Indian Handicrafts & Gifts Fair – Spring

Date- March 30th – April 3rd, 2022
Venue- India Exposition Mart, Greater Noida
To know more- https://www.ihgfdelhifair.in/

Indian Handicrafts & Gifts Fair is a special international event for arts and handicrafts. This event presents a broad collection of fashion, lifestyle, home, textiles, furniture products, etc from over two thousand manufacturers and exporters. IHGF is among Asia’s biggest gifts and handicrafts expo and is held twice a year. 

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