HEPC/FAIR/Heimtextil/Moscow/Russia/Circular/19-20                                                                                                       Dt.21.06.2019

All Members/RTEs of the Council


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

Sub: Inviting application from member exporters for participation in Heimtextil Russia,17-19 September 2019 – Reg.

This is in continuation to Council’s general circular dated 01st March 2019 inviting application of member exporters for participation in Heimtextil Russia,17-19 September 2019. Council is pleased to inform that fair authority has accepted industry demand of reduced stall size of 6 sq.mtr for participation.

1.About Heimtextil Russia
The Heimtextil Russia one of the most innovative and most important trade fairs for home textiles and accessories, is held once a year in Moscow. It is regarded as a trendsetter in the context of textile design and brings together producers, designers, architects with wholesalers and retailers. The Heimtextil Russia shows current trends, tendencies and highlights of the home textile industry in the fields of bedroom, kitchen, bathrooms, window decoration, wall decoration, upholstery, carpets and sun protection. Heimtextil Russia 2018 took place in Pavilion 1 of IEC Crocus Expo and gathered on its grounds 229 participants from 19 countries. More than 17000 buyers, distributors, importers, designers, representatives of retail chains and contract business from Russia and the CIS countries visited the fair grounds. The fair is accompanied by numerous workshops with famous Russian and European designers.
HEPC will be participating in the upcoming edition of “Heimtextil Russia”– a fair for Home Textiles, Floor Coverings., to be held in Moscow during 17-19th September 2019. The exhibition is the ideal platform to learn about the latest creations, build and strengthen business relationships and generate revenue.

2.Details of participation in Heimtextil Russia, Sep 2019 are as below:
Date : 17-19 September 2019
Venue : IEC Crocus Expo,65-66 km Moscow Ring Road,
143402 Moscow, Moscow, Russian Federation
For this upcoming edition to be held during 17-19th September 2019, Council has proposed to organize participation in this event as per annual action plan 2019-20 availing financial grant from the Ministry. The proposal is being processed in the Ministry and awaiting approval.

3.Participation fee details:

Details Subsidized rate

(Subject to approval from Ministry)

Non- Subsidized rate
Cost of 6 sq.m. booth Rs.60,000/- Rs.2,72,000/-
Cost of 9 sq.m. booth Rs.1,80,000/- Rs.3,89,000/-
Cost per additional sq.m. – above 9 sq.m. Rs.40,000/- per sq.m.

(multiples of 3 sq.m.)

Rs.40,000/- per sq.m
Corner 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

The participation fee has to be paid in full as per the subsidized rate for the space required along with the application accordingly.

4.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 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) 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.

5.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 (as per subsidized rate) along with application to the council on or before last date of receipt of application as stipulated in the circular. In case of approval from Ministry, subsidized participation fee will be considered and the balance fee will be reimbursed / collected.

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.

 6. 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 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.)

7. 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.

8. Last date for receipt of application along with payment is 05/07/2019

With regards,

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

Executive Director