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Spring 2019 IHGF Delhi Fair

The 47th IHGF Delhi Fair, Spring Edition, runs from Feb. 18 to 22, 2019, at the India Expo Centre & Mart, New Delhi NCR. At this state of the art venue, visitors to the fair also have access to the 900 permanent showrooms of leading Indian manufacturers of home, lifestyle, fashion and textile products, located on four levels at the center.

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 more than 10,500 members to customize and offer unique styles and quality products to the global sourcing community.

An essential meeting ground for the international gifting and lifestyle products industry, IHGF Delhi Fair has become the world’s largest sourcing event, encompassing the complete supply chain of home fashion amd utilities, gifts and decorative accessories, and fashion jewelery and accessories. The show boasts buyer patronage from more than 110 countries. Wide-ranging selections presented by leading export houses in 14 product segments inspire buyers to replenish their merchandise and add new product lines for seasons ahead. While the top manufacturers, exporters and artisan groups queue up to be amongst the 3000+ participants in the forthcoming Spring edition of this distinguished sourcing show, overseas buyers are expected to turn out in large numbers.

Spring 2019 will see expansion in all categories, including art metal ware, EPNS ware, wood carvings, furniture and accessories, glassware, fashion jewelery, hand-printed textiles, shawls, stoles, scarves, embroidered goods, lace, toys, housewares, gifts, home textiles, candles, pottery, ceramics, Christmas and floral decorations, dry flowers and potpourri, handmade paper products, crafts made of leather, lacquer, marble, etc. Theme pavilions and regional representations offer opportunities to source directly from artisans and new entrepreneurs in addition to the established exporters.

Indian manufacturers fulfill the 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, providing unique business value to all trade partners.

IHGF Delhi Fair is organized by the EPCH twice every year in Spring and Autumn. EPCH also provides comprehensive information about the sector to international buyers and ensures optimal interface between the Indian handicrafts industry and international buyers, facilitating harmonious business. For more information, call 888-664-8664 or visit