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Editorial – September 2017

Dear Readers,
The September edition of TradeFairTimes is in your hands.
The current issue brings to you; face to face with leading exhibition organisers, ICPB’s vice chairman and latest news on the sector from across india and the counties that matters TradeFair Sector. The disappointment comes on the front page itself,the country waiting for an integrated and a world class exhibition and convention venue faces further delay, despite the PMO’s constant followup of the project. The season of exhibitions has just begun and showing a good growth this year. The subjects of exhibitions have increased about ten percent from the last season ( Sep – October ) and this is a very good sign, the more subjects we explore is good for growth of exhibitions. Interesting to know that the NDA government had first time ever worked on some date on MICE sector, though not very endorsing, the government puts the global Meetings, Incentives, Conferences, Exhibitions
(MICE) market, which supports four lakh conferences and exhibitions, is worth about $280 billion and shows as a significant economic driver for many nations. The government measured the estimated Asian MICE at $60 billion. 22nd edition Delhi Book Fair ,organised by Indian Trade Promotion Organisation (ITPO) in association with Federation of Indian Publishers was successfully held in Delhi and ended on good note for every visitor. On the international front- indian companies are increasing their participation. Over 190 Indian exporters will be showcasing food and beverage products at the exhibition, with almost 150 exporters participating under the India pavilion organised by the India Trade Promotion Organisation (ITPO). India will be amongst leading participations from Asia, alongside China, Korea and Japan. Over 1,500 Indian visitors’ presence is expected. Event To Watch Poland will be a partner country for the 8th Vibrant Gujarat scheduled to be held in January 2017. As part of the preparations, the Ambassador of Poland to India, Tomasz Lukazuk and other officials met Gujarat chief minister Vijay Rupani at Gandhinagar
Happy reading inside pages.

M Q Syed