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IHGF Delhi Fair-Autumn 2018: 5 Days, 2000+ Products, 3000+ Exhibitors

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IHGF reported that over 3000 leading Indian manufacturers & exporters of home, lifestyle, fashion and textiles products will congregate at IHGF Delhi Fair-Autumn 2018 this October to present their collections for the seasons ahead. The biannual show in its autumn edition brings in comprehensive selections with a choice of over 2000 new takes on product expressions and more than 300 design developments across 14 product categories, spread across just over 2,120,490 sq. feet at the plush India Expo Centre, New Delhi NCR, India. This trade appointment is a one stop resource for retailers, importers, wholesalers and design professionals alike.

According to the organizers, "With the world’s largest congregation of handicraft exporters, this show is an essential meeting ground for the international gifting and lifestyle products industry. It has taken shape over 45 editions as a sought after sourcing event, encompassing the complete supply chain of home fashion & utility, collectibles, gifting and fashion accessories. While India’s top manufacturers, exporters and artisan groups queue up to be amongst the participants in the forthcoming edition of this sourcing show, overseas buyers are also expected to turn out in large numbers. Visitors to the fair also get access to the 900 permanent showrooms in the Mart, spaced out on four levels at the India Expo Centre.

"What makes this show distinctive and inspirational are its wide-ranging collections presented by leading export houses at the show enthuse buyers to replenish their merchandise and add new product lines for seasons ahead. With an assemblage spanning timeless classics to contemporary influences, the show brings in innovations and handcrafted fusions from a cross section of craft regions and production clusters spread across India."

"Autumn 2018 will see significant expansion in all categories, varied in inspiration, processes and materials - artmetal ware, EPNS ware, wood carvings, furniture & accessories, glassware, fashion jewellery & accessories, hand-printed textiles, shawls, stoles & scarves, embroidered goods, lace, toys, houseware, decorative, gifts & general handicrafts, home textiles and home accessories, candles & incense, pottery, terracotta & ceramics, nautical instruments, Christmas and floral decorations, dry flowers & potpourri, handmade paper products, crafts made of leather, lacquer, marble, etc. offering unparalleled access to exhibitors drawn from all major manufacturing hubs, artisan clusters and craft pockets of India.




"Home textiles and furnishing features contemporary styles, regional nuances and much-practiced weaving traditions of India. Stunning blend of unique handloom, power loom and man-made fibers to natural organics, dyeing & printing, embroidery & hand painting and many design led crafts offer plenty of choice. Carpets, rugs and flooring manufactured in India, flaunt colour, design and pattern.

"Furniture and garden & outdoor products offer gorgeous details and stunning effects. Captivating compositions spell grandeur in Indian bathroom accessories, offering a blend of the old and new, sheer opulence, rustic ethnic and stylish contemporary for home baths, spas, resorts and hotels. Lamps & lighting embrace many trends from decorative to stylish, from simple lines to extravagance.

"In houseware, gifts & decorative, an extensive mix of customized and innovative decorative and collectibles appear alongside an eclectic range in modern, directional and unusual medium to high-end lines that emphasize material, design and value addition in home accents as well as utilities.

"Theme Pavilions and regional representations at the show bring in opportunities to source directly from artisans and new entrepreneurs besides established exporters from these provinces. The Designers forum, a new addition at this fair will present collections from select established as well as upcoming Indian designers.

"Visiting buyers agree with the fact that Indian manufacturers fulfill demand for the exclusive, the handcrafted and the hand embellished. This strength sets IHGF apart and the crucial balance between size and quality of display and number of buyers creates a winning combination, giving unique business value to all trade partners. According to the feedback, visitors always find new accentuations in the showcased themes. Many wholesalers and importers sourcing from India like the work culture of Indian manufacturers."

More about the IHGF Delhi Fair: The IHGF Delhi Fair is organized twice every year for Spring and Autumn, by the Export Promotion Council for Handicrafts (EPCH), a non-profit organization and the apex body representing handicraft manufacturers & exporters, pan India. The Council provides comprehensive information about the sector to international buyers and ensures optimal interface with the Indian handicrafts sector, facilitating business. Among its regular activities, EPCH organizes and leads participation in trade shows, buyer-seller meets, conferences and study tours. EPCH facilitates its 10000+ members to enhance exports by customising and offering unique styles and quality products to the global sourcing community. For more information, visit www.epch.in or email visitors@epch.com.

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