Upcoming Trade Shows Every Exporter Must Attend in 2022

A Common Platform For Exporters


Trade shows or trade fairs are events held in prominent cities where manufacturers from different industries participate to present their range of products and services. The trade shows are becoming popular worldwide because it’s a very important platform for visitors to get a quick and broad overview of products and services whereas it allows businesses to find the right kind of customers. Trade shows are organized to bring together members of a particular industry to display, promote, and sell their latest products and services to prospective customers. The products from India are gaining popularity all over the world for their unique features and quality. There is a good potential for exports of Indian products to foreign countries that can bring a considerable amount of revenue and increase the profitability of the industry. A business needs to gather sufficient information about the customers and then plan the marketing strategies accordingly to be successful. 


There are some gaps in terms of expanding the customer base mainly due to the decentralized nature of many industries. It is very important to bring all such manufacturers on a common platform where they can showcase and highlight the products. This common platform can bring all the manufacturers close to each other and facilitate business interactions. It helps to build up better awareness about potential markets for their products and how to cater to their demands and requirements. The trade shows are the events where suppliers from different parts of the country present their products to a large variety of audiences and execute real-time sales or receive orders for exports. The greatest advantage of the fairs is to provide a platform to build connections between various industries, give an idea about the competition scenario and market trends, and provide information about customers’ profiles and their expectations of quality standards. On the other hand, trade shows provide an opportunity for potential customers to check, select, and make purchase decisions about the product of their choice. This facilitates connections with a wide range of customers and opens ways of earning revenue through exports.

The Upcoming Trade Shows 2022

The Upcoming Trade Shows

Indian products have a great scope for trading on international platforms as they have been admired by the world for their design, diversity, and rich quality. The products from the cottage industry of India are creative expressions of tradition, culture, and workmanship. The ultimate objective of these exhibitions or shows is to provide opportunities for this industry to grow and expand, earn revenue, and bring changes in the lives of millions of people involved in the work. The focus of these trade fairs or trade shows is to integrate the diverse profile of manufacturers in a common arena to increase their customer reach and promote business and export activities at the international level. Here we will mention some of the important trade shows that are going to be organized in the year 2022 in India and a must-visit by manufacturers looking for exports.

India International Trade Fair 2022

India International Trade Fair

India International Trade Fair 2022 is the largest integrated platform for business-to-customer connection. It will be held in November 2022 at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi. It is one of the largest trade fairs in the world and is renowned internationally for the involvement of a wide range of exhibitors. It is considered one of the iconic events in India. IITF provides a great platform for businesses from across the country to participate in this event that allows cross-industry interaction to facilitate sourcing, technology transfer, marketing innovations, reaching customers, and other business interactions. India International Trade Fair 2022 will provide an opportunity for many major and minor industries to exhibit their product and services in front of a large number of visitors. There will be around 6000 exhibitors from a wide variety of industries across India that will include industrial, domestic, and private equipment and products related to fashion, lifestyle, healthcare, and food processing. The IITM will unveil a wonderful opportunity for exporters to showcase their products to the customers and the buyers will be able to analyze the products, select the best suitable options, and place export orders.

Indian Handicrafts and Gift Fair 2022

Indian Handicrafts and Gift Fair (IHGF) is amongst Asia’s largest handicrafts fairs and organized by Export Promotion Council for Handicrafts (EPCH). The upcoming edition (spring) of IHGF will be held at India Expo Center in Greater Noida from 2nd to 6th March 2022. IHGF has been the hallmark for the growth of the Indian handicrafts sector for many years. This fair is an important platform to showcase India’s leading handicraft products for home, lifestyle, fashion, textiles, and furniture categories. This can be viewed as a one-stop sourcing solution for wholesalers, distributors, retailers, designers, export companies, and others. It also provides comprehensive detail of products to national and international customers and helps Indian exporters to connect with foreign buyers. The IHGF Delhi Fair Spring 2022 will have a wide range of products and trend-specific design developments from exhibitors all over India. The different segments will encompass the vibrant display of a complete range of utility, decors, gifting, and fashion accessories made by handicraft artisans of India, with the perfect balance of modern and traditional designs. Since its inception in 1994, IHGF has provided an extended business platform to small & medium exporters as well as for international buyers where both suppliers and customers interact efficiently and professionally. Overseas customers including the United States, United Kingdom, Germany, France, and Spain will participate in this event. A sense of interest and enthusiasm has already been observed surrounding the event. The handicrafts industry is mostly decentralized and location-specific, so IHGF is the best platform to bring all of them together in front of a larger audience and provide a great exposure to the larger market that may boost up export orders.


Gifts World Expo 2022

Gifts World Expo

The demand for home décor products is increasing due to the changing lifestyle of the urban population. These products are a symbol of art and craftsmanship and have been considered as the preferred option as gift items irrespective of the occasion. The right choice of gift serves as a message to show concern and empathy towards an individual. The Gift world Expo is meant to display a mix of decorative items, handicrafts, and lifestyle products from various parts of India. All the products are of high quality and perfectly suit the purpose of gifting options. The Gift Expo will be held in Bengaluru at the Palace Grounds from 24th -26th January 2022 and again In Delhi at Pragati Maidan from 28th -30th July 2022. There will be sections meant for corporate gifting as well as gifts for occasions or celebrations. A separate segment will also focus on the collection of gifts matching the moods of different festivals. Thousands of clients from all over India and abroad will visit the even to get an experience of unique products and quality services. This event will showcase a huge variety of unique, modern, traditional, and trendy gift ideas that are preferred by international clients for business or other needs. 

The Gem & Jewelry India International Fair 2022

The Gem & Jewelry India International Fair

The Gem & Jewelry India International Fair (GJIIF) is a mega one-stop trade show for jewelry. It is to be held in Chennai from 25th -27th March 2022. This event will allow the domestic and the global gem & jewelry sector an excellent business opportunity to promote and sell their products. People are becoming more fashion-conscious which has increased the demand for uniquely designed jewelry among different sections of people irrespective of gender including fashion designers, professionals, and celebrities attached to the entertainment industry. The handcrafted pieces of jewelry are becoming a new style statement for many foreign nationals and non-resident Indians living abroad. This fair aims at providing an opportunity to manufacturers to showcase the best of their products with exclusive designs in the handicrafts jewelry segment. This event gives buyers a good opportunity to view, select and place purchase decisions for the exclusive items of their choice to be delivered at their respective locations. This event gives a thorough exposure to the fashion trends and helps manufacturers to identify the right customer segment to promote for exports.

Convergence India Expo 2022

Convergence India Expo

The Convergence India 2022 expo is organized to become one of the most influential expos of digital products in India. It presents a large display and demonstration of cutting-edge technologies. The Convergence India series of expos is widely acknowledged as a leading exhibition in India based on the latest digital applications and appliances. The three-day extensive exhibition will bring together the latest technology trends from the digital media sectors and online trading platforms. This expo provides wide exposure to emerging technologies & digital solutions that can help business enterprises and manufacturers to take advantage of this digital technology in growing their business. The leading industry leaders and enterprises take part in this important event with their products and solutions on the digital platform. There will be engaging conferences to be held involving a host of experts and policymakers that would show a smart direction towards shaping India’s promising digital future.

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