HEPC/EF/FAIRS/IHF & IGF/19-20                                                                  Dt. 26.04.2019

Dear Members/RTE’s,


Rush your application to ensure your participation in this event! Almost 60% of space already sold out!!

Sub: Inviting applications from member exporters for participation in 30th India Home Furnishing/ 40th India Garment Fair, held at Osaka, Japan during 17-19 July 2019 – Reg.


1.About IHF/IGF Fair:

The twin events namely India Home Furnishing / India Garment Fair have been successfully organized by India Trade Promotion Organisation (ITPO) for more than two decades and have proved to be catalysts in promoting India’s stake in the “quality conscious” Japanese market. During the last event,1st India Silk Fair (ISF) has been introduced and 65 Indian companies displayed their products in these exclusive India Shows and more than 2147 business visitors were visited. The trade visitors were from a cross-section of industry who has always patronized these B2B events.

For this upcoming edition to be held during 17 to 19 July 2019, Council has proposed to organize participation in this event as per annual action plan 2019-20 availing financial grant from the Ministry.

2.Participation fee details:

Council is offering pre-equipped shell scheme stalls both in India Home furnishing Fair (Home textiles products) and India Garment Fair (Clothing accessories like stoles, scarves, shawls, etc.,) as per the details given below:

Sl. No.


              Subsidized rate

India Home Furnishing Fair

India Garment Fair


Cost per sq. mtr.(upto 9 sq.mtrs.)




Cost per sq. mtr. above 9 sq.mtr.




Corner Charges per sq. mtr (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

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

3.Grant eligibility

Member participants are entitled for participation under subsidised category availing grant only upto a maximum of three participations in a particular trade fair (including past cases).

Maximum of two MAI events in a year is allowed for each member participant.

Further, the participants who had completed 12 months of membership with the council and having exports upto FOB Value of Rs.30 crore in preceding year will be entitled for a travel grant reimbursement for the travel of Regular director/Partner/Proprietor of the company upto Rs.70000/- (economy class air travel) or actual (whichever is less) or lumpsum amount whichever is to be approved by Ministry.

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 provided their applications along with required payment are received on or before the last date of receipt of application as stipulated in the circular.


  •       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 in full 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.

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 extended upto 15.05.2019.

With regards,


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

Executive Director