HEPC/FAIR/Pure London/Circular/17-18

November 22, 2017

All Members &RTEs of the Council

Sub: Inviting application from member exporters for participation in Pure London / Pure Origin, London, UK, during 11-13, February 2018 – Reg.
1.0 About Pure London / Pure OriginThe UK retail market has the strongest presence of retailers, branded collections and industry growth within Europe. UK growth rate in consumer spending on clothing , accessories and footwear has risen from GBP 44.1billion in 2009 to GBP 51.1 billion in 2015 higher growth than any other European market. UK is the 3rd largest importer of handwoven textiles from India with a total import of Rs.123.47crore during 2016-17.

Pure Origin takes place alongside the already well-established Pure London event. Pure London is an established and highly transactional fashion trade event attracting a powerful audience of senior decision makers across independent retailers, multiple retailers, online retailers and department stores. Pure London currently hosts about 800 brands and over 10000 visitors. Brands from nearly 48 countries take part in this event.

Pure Origin launched by the organisier will feature garments, apparel, accessories, footwear (leather), home textiles, fabrics and machinery

The event is held at the heart of the fashion industry in a stunning central London location uniting brands with manufacturers and textile producers all in one place.

Event Details::
Date: 11-13, February 2018Venue: Olympia London,Hammersmith Road,Kensington, London W14 8UX
Event organiser: Ascential plc, UK

2.0 Participation fee details:

Description Discounted rate
Cost per sq.m. Rs.18,000/- per sq.m.
Corner charge (Extra, if applicable) 10% extra of total participation fee
Stall area available Standard booth Minimum 9 sq.mtrs and in multiples of 3 sq.mtrs thereafter

2.1 Payment details:Interested member exporters of handloom products may send their 50% participation fee for the required space along with application (application downloadable from https://www.hepcindia.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/Application-FORM-International-2017-18-.pdf.) to the council on or before last date of receipt of application as stipulated in the circular. Balance 50% payment has to be paid on allotment of space.

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 DemandDraft/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/2016/06/payment-procedure.pdf) for more details on Instructions for payment.

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

3.0 Grant Eligibility:No other grant is permissible except above discounted participation fee

3.1 Selection Criteria:
All current members / RTEs are eligible for applying for participation in the event. No limitation in terms of year of membership, annual turnover, number of events already participated through Council during current year 2017-18 is applicable.
Application received without payment will be invalid. Selection is based on First Come First serviced basis.

4.0 Last date for receipt of application along with full payment: 30-11-17

Sincerely yours,

(Sundar Murugesan)
Joint Director