The 4th edition of International Exhibition & Conference on Steel Industry – ‘INDIA STEEL EXPO 2019’ organized by the Ministry of Steel, Government of India on 22-24 January 2019 at Bombay Exhibition Centre, Mumbai, India Press Releases and Announcements

The 4th edition of International Exhibition & Conference on Steel Industry – ‘INDIA STEEL EXPO 2019’ organized by the Ministry of Steel, Government of India on 22-24 January 2019 at Bombay Exhibition Centre, Mumbai, India

The 4th edition of International Exhibition & Conference on Steel Industry – ‘INDIA STEEL EXPO 2019’ organized by the Ministry of Steel, Government of India on 22-24 January 2019 at Bombay Exhibition Centre, Mumbai, India.

       The 4th edition of International Exhibition & Conference on Steel Industry - ‘INDIA STEEL EXPO 2019’ is being organized by the Ministry of Steel, Government of India along with the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) from January 22-24, 2019 at Bombay Exhibition Centre, Mumbai, India.  The Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India is extending support to the event.

2.    India Steel Expo 2019 provides a unique opportunity toInternational Steel Producers, Technology Companies to showcase their equipment, latest technology and their best practices through Live demonstrations in 12,000 sq. meters of exhibition area and also provides an excellent platform to buyers, sellers, technology providers, manufacturers, traders, importers, investors and and other allied organizations/ institutions from Steel industry to interact and develop healthy business relationship with Indian steel industry.

3.    Please find enclosed the Exhibitor Profile as Annexure 1, soft copy of Brochure - India Steel Expo 2019 and Post Show Report- India Steel Expo 2017. For more information, you may like to kindly visit the event website www.indiasteelexpo.in.

4.     A Reverse Buyer Seller Meet (RBSM) is planned during India Steel Expo 2019 where more than 300 Foreign Buyers from Africa, CIS, Middle East, Developing Asia including SAARC and other important regions will be invited and hosted by us.The main objective of organising RBSM during the event is to have scheduled B-2-B and B-2-G meetings of these hosted foreign delegates from across the globe with the Exhibitors and enhance multilateral trade in the steel sector. The RBSM will help to:

  • Inform the foreign delegates about the steel products manufactured in India.
  • Provide an insight of quality and cost advantages of Indian steel products.
  • Establish business linkages for procurement of steel manufactured in India.
  • Attract technology tie-ups, collaborations and joint ventures with Indian steel manufacturers.
  • Encourage foreign investment to new areas of the Indian steel sector.
  • Bring best practices in the sector from around the world.
  • Increase the trade in steel sector with India.

5.     Around 20-25 International Steel Industry representatives and Buyers under the following categories may please be recommended to us for selection to invite them as Hosted Foreign Buyers for the event:

  • Traders;
  • Importers;
  • Manufacturing Plant Heads;
  • Technical Heads;
  • Project Consulting Organisations;
  • Procurement Heads/ Purchase Managers;
  • Government Steel Procurement Departments;
  • Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs);
  • Automobile Manufacturers;
  • Infrastructure, Oil & Gas Pipeline & Real Estate Material Suppliers;
  • EPC Contractors;
  • Railway, Shipping, Defence Material Management Heads;
  • Rolling Mill Importers;
  • Investors;
  • Trade Journalists;
  • Other Allied Organizations/ Institutions interested in procurement of Indian Steel raw material, finished products, technology or know-how.

6.     As a part of hospitality, organisers shall provide economy class air tickets, 5-star hotel accommodation with breakfast near to the event venue for 3 nights (check-in on 21stJanuary 2019 and check-out on 24th January 2019), local transport, meals during networking lunches/ dinners and other suitable arrangements to the Hosted Foreign Buyers for their visit to INDIA STEEL EXPO 2019.

7.    Theorganisers will host 10-12 delegates per country selected by the screening committee strictly on merit, appropriateness of profile and on FIRST COME FIRST SERVED BASIS. A token amount of USD 100/- against refundable registration fee shall be deposited by all the buyers upon their arrival, at the organisers’ help desk at hotel.

8.    The Screening Committee constituted under Hosted Foreign Buyer Program will review specific buyer details and decide on the quantum of facilities and hospitalities to be granted to the buyer. Buyer Registration Forms received after due date shall not be considered for any benefits. The Buyers not selected under this Hosted Foreign Buyer Program by the screening committee are welcome to visit India Steel Expo 2019 on their own expenses.

9.    The tentative deadlines for Hosted Foreign Buyer Program are as below:

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Deadline

1.        

Last date for receipt of recommended buyer complete details from Indian missions abroad, Foreign missions in India and Industry leaders.

27-NOV-2018.

2.        

Last date for online registration by the buyer on event website link http://indiasteelexpo.in/hosted_buyer_registration.php OR  E-mail registration by buyers by sending back Registration Word File duly typed along with complete profile, photograph and copy of passport (valid upto 31st July 2019), Employee photo ID and Visiting/Business/Name Card.  Concerned mission will be copied by buyer in this mail.

‘Registration Received Successfully’ emails are sent to buyers.

30-NOV-2018.

3.        

Screening of Buyers. ‘Registration as Hosted Buyer is Approved’ emails are sent to selected buyers on registered email with Visa Invitation Letter. Selected Buyers to immediately apply for VISA at Indian Embassy/ High Commission. VISA fee to be borne by the buyers.

10-DEC-2018.

4.        

Tentative Hotel and Flight details will be sent by FICCI.

Receipt of VISA by FICCI.

15-DEC-2018.

5.        

Last date of Receipt of scanned copy of VISA by FICCI. Kindly note that Scanned copy of Tickets and Accommodation details shall be mailed to the buyer ONLY UPON RECEIPT OF A COPY OF VALID VISA. Kindly note that booked tickets shall be cancelled and the registration fee forfeited, in case of non-receipt of visa copy on time.

20-DEC-2018.

6.        

Booking of Air Tickets by FICCI.

22-DEC-2018.

7.        

Hotel allocation and other logistical requirements related to foreign buyers

25-DEC-2018.

8.        

Intimation from FICCI about Airport pick-up facilities to welcome buyers

31-DEC-2018.

9.        

Payment of a token amount of USD 100/- against refundable registration fee, submission of Bank Account details for Direct Electronic transfer and collection of B2B Kits from FICCI Helpdesk during check-in at the hotel.

 

21-JAN-2019.

10. 

Refund of registration fee amount of USD 100/-

23-JAN-2019.

10.    The Buyers not selected under this Hosted Foreign Buyer Program by the Screening Committee are welcome to visit India Steel Expo 2019 on their own expenses. Organizers will provide Visa Invitation Letter to the interested buyers and waive their Conference Delegate Fee of USD 110/-.

11.   The complete contact details and brief profile of the recommended delegates are requested to be sent as per the required formatto FICCI official Mr. Sudhanshu Gupta (Senior Assistant Director (Mobile No. +91 9873311557)) at E-mail: ‎sudhanshu.gupta@ficci.comisebuyers@ficci.com latest by 31ST July 2018.

 

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