IndiaMART to help SMEs at foreign trade shows

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NEW DELHI, INDIA: IndiaMART.com, an online B2B marketplace, has decided to participate in a number of upcoming trade shows to be held in foreign shores.

The company hopes to leverage the advantages from the shows for the benefit of SMEs and earnestly engage in apprising international buyers about Indian suppliers, said a press release.

The trade shows include IAA Commercial Vehicles (International Motor Show), Zuchex, Light Middle East and London Garments Expo which represent auto components & spare parts, home decor, engineering and industrial respectively.

While IAA Commercial Vehicles will be held from 15th September, 2011 to 25th September, 2011, at Messe Frankfurt, Germany; Zuchex will be held from 22nd September, 2011 to 25th September, 2011 at Tuyap Fair Convention and Congress Center, Turkey.

The Light Middle East trade show will be held from 12th September, 2011 to 14th September, 2011 at Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre in Dubai, UAE; Composites Europe will be held from 27th, September 2011 to 29th September, 2011 at the Exhibition Centre Stuttgart, Germany. Medical Fair Thailand will be held from 14th September, 2011 to 16th September,2011.

The Paper Arabia will be held from 18th September, 2011to 20th September, 2011 at Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre, Dubai. IndiaMART.com’s participation in these well-acclaimed trade exhibitions is led by the potential these forums hold for B2B matchmaking for buyers and suppliers.

With these key trade events on the anvil, Dinesh Agarwal, Founder and CEO, IndiaMART.com, said, “We find trade shows as an effective medium which not only assists in B2B matchmaking but also brings SMEs up with fast changing business practices and technological developments across markets. This prompts us to travel the world and further connect Indian suppliers with global buyers.”

The IAA 2011 is in its the 64th edition and considered the most renowned automobile trade fair in the world. It is expected to play host to over 2, 000 exhibitors and 10, 00,000 visitors from all across the globe.

Organised by Life Media Group, Zuchex, is one of the biggest platforms for the household consumables industry which will offer a spectacular display of a large variety of household goods. This trade event is expected to attract 45,000 trade visitors from around the globe.

One of the most popular trade shows in the engineering and industrial sectors, Light Middle East is the best place to source architectural design solutions and engineering consultancy. This mega event is expected to be braced by over 5000 visitors from this industry which will provide a perfect opportunity to Indian SMEs to understand competition and latest trends.

Composites Europe is a comprehensive trade show that deals with the showcase of industrial goods ranging from raw materials to finished products. The event will be the ultimate platform for SMEs to capture the market interest and pave the path for new contracts and joint ventures as over 350 exhibitors and 9, 000 visitors are expected to visit the event.

Medical Fair Thailand is an international platform for the manufacturers and suppliers of medical healthcare and rehabilitative services. It will serve as an access point for SMEs to enter into the huge South Asian medical market. The event is expecting a gathering of over 5000 visitors. The only event dedicated to the paper industry in UAE, Paper Arabia will highlight latest trends in this sector.

While contemporary media like the Internet immensely reduce the geographical gap between suppliers and buyers, traditional channels like trade events continue to provide a different experience that offers opportunities of business networking, knowledge-sharing, showcasing quality products and a better understanding of the latest technologies.

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