HEPC/EF/Gotex/Brazil/19-20                                                                               Dt.12.06.2019



All Members & RTEs of the Council


Sub:  Inviting application from member exporters for participation in  GOTEX, Brazil  during  10th to 12th September  2019 – Reg.

 Special Booth offer for 6 sq.mts! A Golden opportunity to explore the market!


This is in continuation to Council’s general circular dated 15th May 2019 inviting application of member exporters for participation in GOTEX, Brazil  during  10th to 12th September  2019. Council is pleased to inform that fair authority has accepted industry demand of reduced stall size of 6 sq.mtr for participation. 

About  GOTEX, Brazil  during  10th to 12th September  2019 – Reg. 

HEPC is  participating  in Gotex Brazil   – a fair for entire textile chain  during September   2019. Details of participation  Gotex Brazil   in are as below:

Organizer :  Feira Internacional

Date            : 10-12 September 2019

Venue         : Expo Center Norte, Yellow Pavillion, Sao Paulo Brazil

Product Profile:    Fabrics, Garments Women’s Men’s and Children’s collections, Lingerie sportswear, accessories and Home textiles. 

 Participation fee details:


Subsidized rate

(Subject to approval from Ministry)

Non- Subsidized rate

Cost of 6 sq.m. booth Rs.78,000/- Rs.1,56,000/-
Cost of 9 sq.m. Rs.1,17,000/- Rs.2,34,000/-
Cost per additional sq.m. – above 9  sq.m. Rs.26000/- per sq.m.

(multiples of 3 sq.m.)Rs.26000/- per sq.mCorner charge (Extra, if applicable)

10% extra of total participation fee

10% extra of total participation fee


Please note that the stand sizes are available only on a minimum area of 6 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.Grant Eligibility

HEPC has proposed participation in this fair under National Handloom Development Programme of Office of the Development Commissioner (Handlooms) and the approval is awaited from the Ministry.

  • Member participants are entitled for participation under subsidized 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) will be eligible for subsidized participation charges.
  • Each participant company (for one person) will also be eligible for Travel grant reimbursement of Rs.50,000/- (Economy class) or actual travel cost, whichever is less subject to approval from Ministry.
  • 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 full 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.

Pleaseclick the 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 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 27/06/2019.

With regards,


(Dr.S.B.Deepak Kumar IAS)

Executive Director

Encl: Undertaking Letter