- IndiaMART launches third in series Sourcing Guide at Mega Macao 2007.
- ‘Home Decor Gifts & Crafts’ Sourcing Guide aims to assist global buyers in their quest to find reliable suppliers from India.
- First-of-its-kind from India with the most comprehensive and rich database of Indian suppliers.
Hong Kong, China, October 19, 2007: Reassuring its commitment to connect Indian suppliers with buyers worldwide, IndiaMART – India’s largest online B2B marketplace – launched its third in series ‘Home Decor, Gifts & Crafts’ Sourcing Guide. The guide was launched at one of the largest international trade fair in Asia- Mega Macao 18-20 Oct 2007, to ensure maximum exposure to Indian manufacturers and suppliers. The guide content reflects the variety, capacity and prowess of Indian handicraft manufacturers & suppliers, and was received with a lot of interest from global buyers at the fair.
‘Home Decor, Gifts & Crafts Sourcing Guide’ is the first of its kind from India offering comprehensive coverage of pre-verified Indian suppliers in the industry. The guide contains rich database of Indian suppliers that have been handpicked after due diligence regarding their authenticity in domains of Home Decor & Furnishings, Gems, Jewelery, Crafts and Gifts. “IndiaMART Sourcing Guide is aimed to assist global buyers in their quest to find reliable suppliers from India. We have put in a great deal of time and effort in researching variety of suppliers for our global buyers”, says “Lalit Masta – Head, Sourcing Guide.”
Mega Macao is Macao’s largest international trade exhibition where companies from over 25 countries meet face-to-face with potential global buyers. This year, nearly 1400 exhibitors in Mega Macao’ are expected to connect with thousands of visitors from countries like Germany, Italy, France, Spain, Korea and China. “Mega Macao is strategically timed at this time of the year to fit in with sourcing trips of overseas and domestic buyers. And, leveraging Macao’s geographical advantage and affinity to China, the fair attracts huge number of buyers from around the world and create ample business opportunities for exhibitors”, says Mr Herbert Ip, Chairman of Kenfair International, the organizers of the trade fair.
IndiaMART, with its Guide, is representing Indian manufacturers and suppliers to global buyers, importers, buying houses, distributors, and retailers including chain stores and mass merchandisers in the three-day-long trade exhibition. “Home Décor Gifts and Crafts happens to be one of the first verticals that IndiaMART forayed into with its online B2B marketplace in 1997. Expectations from both suppliers and buyers in the industry since then have been high from us. We hope to measure up to the same with global circulation of our printed Sourcing Guide in addition to our already popular online presence,” puts in Mr. Dinesh Agarwal, Founder & CEO, IndiaMART.com.
The Guide carries details & contacts of over 2000 credible suppliers from the industry. To further ensure buyer confidence, IndiaMART has physically identified and marked high credibility suppliers with its ‘TrustSEAL’ in the Guide. “The demand of Indian handicrafts, home furnishings, crafts & gifts is growing overseas and IndiaMART’s initiatives to provide world class exposure to its customers is truly commendable. This will certainly mean more exposure to our exports business globally,” says Mr. Amit Malik, CEO, Saisaara Handicrafts and a member of IndiaMART. Buyers can also access detailed information about suppliers by viewing suppliers’ online company profile and product catalogs on IndiaMART.com.