HEPC/FAIRS/DOMOTEX/2019-20                                     29.05.2019

All Members & RTEs of the Council


Inviting application from member exporters for participation Domotex International Trade Fair to be held during 10-13 January 2020

This is in continuation to Council’s general circular dated 05th March 2019, seeking expression of interest for Calendar of events during the year 2019-20.

1.0 About Domotex Intl. Trade Fair:

DOMOTEX 2020 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: 10-13 January 2020

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: (Subject to approval from Ministry)




Raw space

Standard built-in booth


Subsidized participation fee per sq.mtr. upto 15 sq.mtrs.

Rs.6000/- per sq.mtr.

Rs.17000/- per sq.mtr.


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

Rs.15000/-per sq.mtr.

Rs.26000/- per sq.mtr.


Corner stand charges (2 side open)

10% extra (Subject to availability)

10% extra (Subject to availability)


Please note that the stand sizes are available only on 9 sq.m and in multiples of 3 sq.m thereafter

In case of approval from Ministry, subsidized participation fee will be considered and the fee will be reimbursed / collected accordingly.

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 (2018-19)
  •    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.
  •   Subsidized participation in only one event in a calendar month is allowed and a maximum of 3 events in a year.

 4.Selection Criteria

Selection will be on First Come First Served basis.  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% (6 participants) IHB / first time member exhibitors in the event. Interested member exporters of handloom products may send their 50% of  participation fee (subsidized rate)  as per the space requirement along with application to the council on or before last date of receipt of application as stipulated in the circular.

Further it is requested to submit an undertaking form (format enclosed) for participation in the event at non-subsidized charges if no approval is received from ministry.


  •      Open display of “price tags” and “Stock lot” tags on samples on display in the booth
  •        Sale of stock lot in the booth
  •        Encroaching on AISLE area and other activities which affect co-exhibitors
  •        Subletting the allotted stall.

5.Payment details

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 below  link

(https://www.hepcindia.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Payment_Procedure.pdf) for more details on Instructions for payment.

Payment received without undertaking form will not be considered for allotment. Amount once paid will not be refunded under any circumstance except cancellation of fair participation by HEPC.

Payment may be made through RTGS to the following account of the Council

Name of Account        :Handloom Export Promotion Council

Bank Details                :State Bank of India,

Branch                         : Greams Road,Chennai

Account No.                : 35346171521

IFS Code                      : SBIN0020243

(Please mention your company name in the remark column, while making payment through bank transfer.)

6. Application form

Please click the below  link

(https://www.hepcindia.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Application-FORM-International-2019-20201.pdf ) to download the application form and submit it with payment details.

7. Last date for receipt of application along with payment is 30/06/2019.

With regards,

(Dr.S.B.Deepak Kumar,I.A.S)

Executive Director