Union textiles minister Smriti Irani emphasises skill development at Home Expo

GREATER NOIDA: Latin America joins the checklist of buyers at the seventh edition of Home Expo India 2018 which was inaugurated by Union minister of textiles and information and broadcasting, Smriti Z Irani on April 16 (Monday) at India Expo Centre and Mart, Greater Noida.
Organised by the Export Promotion Council for Handicrafts (EPCH) the three-day (April 16 - 18) B2B truthful is a 3 segmented classes' show comprising of housewares, textiles and furnishings underneath one roof.

Emphasising skill building in craft sector Irani lauded this initiative of EPCH and mentioned "it'll need special attention and support so that intellectual property right of the creator can be protected."

Irani further mentioned that "organising product specific Home Expo India fair covering the three products segments of handicraft sector - Houseware and Decorative, Floorings Furnishing and Textiles and Furniture and Accessories - is a step in the right direction to enable the buyers to source their requirements without wasting time, energy and resources,"

With 650 plus exhibitors taking part at the truthful, new bid buyers come from Latin America, Japan, Europe Middle East, USA and extra


"This expo is specially focused on Indian housewares and decoratives, Indian furnishing floorings, furnitures and accessories. Its a small fair focused on home profits where we are focusing on quality of the products not quantity," mentioned Rakesh Kumar govt director EPCH.


According to Kumar establishing product specific show on home and life products was the desire of the hour as call for has grown manifold in the section since EPCH organised the primary Home Expo India in 2012. "Buyers prefer to visit product based exhibitions rather than all product categories' shows to save their time and money. A large number of buyers from both, traditional as well as emerging markets which includes USA, European Union, Latin America, Middle East and South East Asia are visiting to source their requirement from the show seeing potential growth for Indian handicraft exporters presenting a wide range of colourful handicraft items at the fair," mentioned Kumar.


O P Prahladka, chairman EPCH mentioned that "EPCH has ensured that select exhibitors display premium products to very thoughtfully invited overseas buyers so that the best and exquisite products are on display for the best of people in the world."


Others present at the opening day come with Ravi K Passi and Sagar Mehta vice chairmen-EPCH, Sunil Sethi pesident, Fashion Design Council of India (FDCI) and now president Academics, ACTERM (Academy of Convention, Trade Fair, Event Research and Management) and extra.
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