All Members & RTEs of the Council



Book your Raw Space / Standard Booths @ Domotex International Trade Fair to be held during 11-14 January 2019

This is in continuation to Council’s earlier circular dated 23.03.2018, seeking participation in Domotex International Trade Fair to be held during 11-14 January 2019 

1.0 About Domotex Intl. Trade Fair:

DOMOTEX 2019 will feature a mega trend that is having a strong impact on the flooring industry. The keynote theme of the event CREATE’N’CONNECT reflects the trend towards connectivity, which will be illustrated with interesting installations and visionary presentations from exhibiting companies and universities. Exhibitors and visitors from all over the world, four days of business, the latest trends and lifestyle, as well as countless opportunities to take orders, this is the promise of DOMOTEX – The World of Flooring – that marks the start of the trade’s business year. For a few days Hannover will serve as an international centre for the flooring sector and offer an ideal place for networking and getting business leads.

Organiser: Deutsche Messe, Hannover, Germany

Fair Venue: Hannover Exhibition Grounds, Messegelände, D-30521 Hannover

Date: 11-14 January 2019 

1.1 Product profile:

  • Handmade Carpets and Rugs
  • Machine-made Carpets and Rugs
  • Mats and Clean-off System
  • Stair carpets
  • Bathroom mats and bath rugs
  • Coir mats
  • Textile Floor Coverings
  • Hand-tufted carpets
  • Modern knotted carpets
  • Outdoor Floor Coverings
  • Resilient Floor Coverings and Luxury Vinyl Tiles
  • Application and Installation Technology
  • Parquet, Wood & Laminate Flooring 

1.2 Visitors Profile:

  • Preparation and spinning of textile fibres
  • Producing machine-made textile floor coverings, carpets
  • Manufacture of handmade textile floor coverings, carpets
  • Hotels and restaurants/lodging and catering
  • Manufacture of furniture
  • Recreational, cultural and sporting activities; other
  • Human health and social work activities
  • Public adminstration, defence and social security

2.0 Participation fee details: 



Raw space

Standard built-in booth


Subsidized participation fee per sq.mtr. upto15sq.mtrs.

Rs. 8,000/- per sq.mtr.

Rs. 17,000/- per sq.mtr.


Participation fee per sq.mtr. applicable beyond 15sq.mtrs. (Non Subsidized)

Rs.16,500/-per sq.mtr.

Rs. 26,500/- per sq.mtr.


Corner stand charges (2 side open)

10% extra (Subject to availability)

10% extra (Subject to availability)

2.1 Payment details: 

Interested member exporters of handloom products may send their 50% of total  participation fee for the required space along with application (https://www.hepcindia.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/Application-FORM-International-2018-19-.pdf) tothe council on or before last date of receipt of application as stipulated in the circular.

Payment has to be made through any one of the following mode of payment.

Option-1: Online payment through payment gateway

Option-2: Payment through RTGS

Option-3: Payment through Demand Draft/at par multicity cheque in favour of Handloom Export Promotion Council payable at Chennai, if online/RTGS payment is not feasible.

Please click the link(https://www.hepcindia.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/payment-procedure-new.pdf)for more details on Instructions for payment.

Amount once paid will not be refunded / adjusted under any circumstance except cancellation of fair participation by HEPC. 

3.0 Grant Eligibility:

HEPC has proposed participation in this fair under National Handloom Development Programme of Office of the Development Commissioner (Handlooms).

  • Member participants are entitled for participation under subsidised category availing grant only upto a maximum of three participations in a particular trade fair.
  • Participants with annual export turnover of less than Rs.30 crore in the preceding financial year (2017-18)
  • Each participant company (for one person) will also be eligible for Travel grant maximum of reimbursement of Rs.50,000/- (Economy class) or actual travel cost, whichever is less.
  • Participation in only one event in a calendar month is allowed. 

3.1 Selection Criteria: 

Application received without payment will be invalid. Preference will be given to registered holders of India Handloom Brand &first-time participant of handloom products so that there will be at least a minimum of 30% IHB / first time member exhibitors in the event provided their applications along with required payment are received on or before the last date of receipt of application as stipulated in the circular.

Priority will be given to those who have already submitted their expression of interest along with advance payment provided their applications along with necessary balance payment as specified in this circular reaches the Council on or before the last date of receipt of application as mentioned below.

4.0 Last date for receipt of application along with requisite payment: 31.07.2018



Sincerely yours,


Rajesh Kumar Sahu

(Executive Director)