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Autumn IHGF Delhi Fair

Established as an exclusive connect to India’s leading manufacturers for home, lifestyle, fashion and textile segments, the 2019 IHGF Delhi Fair, in its 48th Autumn edition, takes place from Oct. 16 to 20, 2019 at the India Expo Centre& Mart, New Delhi NCR in India. The event brings together more than 3,000 exhibitors in 14 display segments and is a wide-ranging resource for importers, wholesalers, retail chains and design professionals. Recognized as the world’s largest congregation of handicraft exporters, the show encompasses the complete supply chain of home fashion and utility, collectibles, gifting and fashion accessories.

The IHGF Delhi Fair-Autumn 2019 is poised to unravel significant expansion in all categories, including woodcrafts, art metal ware, furniture and accessories, glassware, fashion jewelry and accessories, hand-printed textiles, shawls, embroidered goods, housewares, gifts, home textiles and home accessories, pottery, Christmas and floral decorations and more.

Home textiles and furnishings feature contemporary styles, regional nuances and zealously practiced weaving traditions of India. The variety of processes used, from hand-loomed and power-loomed to varied dyeing and printing techniques, with embroidery and hand-painted embellishments on manmade and natural fibers, offer plenty of choice. Carpets, rugs and flooring manufactured in more than 12 craft clusters in more than eight states of India, flaunt material blends in a range of designs and constructions. Trends in furniture and furniture accessories are expressed in wood, metal, combinations and blends, enriched with cuts, carving, etching, inlay, paints, polish and distress elements.

Theme Pavilions and regional representations bring opportunities to source directly from artisans and new entrepreneurs from these provinces. Designers Forum, a new addition, features collections from select established as well as upcoming Indian designers.

The show boasts a buyer patronage from more than 110 countries. 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. Supporting events such as trend forecasts, panel discussions, knowledge seminars, ramp presentations and awards make IHGF Delhi Fair a multi-faceted trade show.

IHGF Delhi Fair is organized by the Export Promotion Council for Handicrafts (EPCH), the apex body representing handicraft manufacturers and exporters in India. EPCH facilitates its 10,500+ members to customize and offer unique styles and quality products to the global sourcing community. Beyond providing business platforms to buyers and sellers, EPCH also provides comprehensive information about the sector to international buyers and insures optimal interface between the Indian handicrafts industry and international buyers, facilitating harmonious business.

For more information, contact EPCH at 888-664-8664 or visitors@epch.com or visit the website at epch.in.