INDIA CARPET EXPO – Sampurnanand Sanskrit University sports ground at Varanasi.
India Carpet Expo is one of the largest Handmade Carpet Fair in Asia which serves as a unique platform for the buyers to source the best of handmade carpets, rugs and other floor coverings under one roof. It is held bi-annually with a view to showcase the Cultural Heritage of Indian Handmade Carpets & Other Floor Coverings and Promote the Weaving Skills of Indian Weavers to the visiting overseas carpet buyers.
The 1st India Carpet Expo was organized in the year of 2001 and in this series total 37 shows have been organized till 2019. Carpet Export Promotion Council organized this fair twice in a year. The fair is organized in New Delhi (March) and Varanasi (October) every year.
The fair is sponsored by Ministry of Commerce and Ministry of Textiles, Government of India. Every approx. 300 exhibitors display their exclusive Handmade Carpets mainly from Bhadohi, Varanasi, Panipat, Jammu & Kashmir, Jaipur area.
India Carpet Expo is a B-2-B event solely focused on overseas buyers. Carpet Export Promotion Council invite overseas buyer from all over the world. In last fair approx. 400 buyers registered themselves and visited.
CEPC offers attractive complementary packages to the selected buyers from approved countries as per the norms of Government of India.