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Showcase Your Products this Festive Season at Flea Markets and Exhibitions – October 2014

Have you ever noticed the way your grandmother appreciates a friend’s saree at a wedding? She always touches the material and pipes that it is a cotton silk saree!  This behaviour is ingrained in Indians to the extent that they touch and test everything from clothes, jewellery, cosmetics and even groceries before they make up their mind to purchase it.

However in this fast paced world, people are moving to online shopping because of its convenience and variety. But, don’t you think it would be great if we could let them enjoy the feel once in a while? This would give them confidence in your product and next time they will not hesitate before clicking the checkout button on your store!

So give your customers the opportunity,  by showcasing your products at the various flea markets and trade fairs, held all over the country. By doing so you will kill two birds with one stone- make your customers happy and get a chance to network with leading designers, traders and organizers in your industry.

So go ahead and check the list of the happening exhibitions in India for October 2014, and make sure you grab a stall.

Mumbai

 1The Lil Flea

Date: 4th -5th October, 2014

Details: This is one of the most fun and vibrant event for anyone who has an artistic bent of mind. Head to this event for pop up shops showcasing various creative products and get a chance to connect with a lot of artists and art lovers.

Venue: Reclamation Ground Bandra, Near Lilavati Hospital, Bandra West, Mumbai

Contact: You can request a stall here.

 2) Fashionista Mumbai

Date: 6th October, 2014

Details:  Head to Fashionista Mumbai for a host of products which include designer collections in clothing, handbags, accessories and even home furnishing and decor items. The beauty of the collection lies in the fusion of Indian and Western styles.

Venue: Blue sea, No. 11, Khan Abdul Gaffar Khan Road, near National Association For Blinds, Worli, Mumbai

Contact: You can contact the organizer here.

3) Parikrama Lifestyle Exhibition

 Date: 9th October, 2014

Details:  Parikrama offers unique fashion and lifestyle products. This event is attended by elites from the industry. The event showcases a pristine combination of hand-picked and handmade pieces and designer clothing, jewellery, accessories, trousseau, artifacts and home decor, as well as features services from wedding specialists, personal care and wellness sector.

Venue: Blue sea, No. 11, Khan Abdul Gaffar Khan Road, Near National Association For Blinds, Worli, Mumbai

Contact: You can contact the organizer at parikramacord@gmail.com.

4) Fashion and Works

Date: 10th October, 2014

Details: This is a festive showcase organized by Black Taxi Creative Concepts. This event will feature 60 unique and fun labels and designs from multiple cities. This event will showcase apparels, accessories and multiple home labels by famous designers from all over the county.

Venue: Blue sea, No. 11, Khan Abdul Gaffar Khan Road, near National Association For Blinds, Worli, Mumbai.

Contact: You can contact the organizer at blacktaxi.info@gmail.com

5) Trends Unlimited Designer Exhibition

Date: 1st and 2nd October, 2014

Details: A high end exhibition organized by trends unlimited, is the perfect place for designers to showcase their products. There will be an exquisite displays of leading brands from around the globe in jewellery, clothing, accessories, home decor, footwear furniture and many more.

Venue: Hotel Taj Lawns, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Marg, Apollo Bandar, Colaba

Contact: You can send a contact request to the organizer at trendz.unltd@gmail.com.

 6Celebrating Vivah

 Date: 10th – 12th October, 2014

Details: Celebrating Vivah features high end clothing brands, precious wedding jewellery and luxurious cosmetic products. Since it is a one stop destination for all wedding related items, this event will be attended by wedding planners and photographers from all over India.

Venue: Hotel Pallidium, 462, Senapati Bapat Marg, Lower Parel, Mumbai

Contact:  Stall booking requests can be sent here.

 7South Mumbai Shopping Fest

Date: 16th – 18th October, 2014

Details: Get in the groove this Diwali season with the collection at South Mumbai Shopping Fest. Get dazzled by exquisite Indian and western clothing, handbags, shoes, gift items and a lot more. Famous designers from all over India will be attending this trade fest.

Venue: World Trade Center, Cuffe Parade, Mumbai.

Contact: Make sure to request for a stall here.

 8Desicouture

Date: 6th October, 2014

Details: Desicouture is a fashion exhibition which will feature a host of products from the fashion industry. Head to this event to check out fusion, Western and Indian outfits, along with a wide variety of jewellery, bags, footwear and cosmetics.

Venue: The Club, 197 D N Nagar, Andheri (w), Mumbai

Contact: Contact the organizer here.

 9Vivah

Date: 10th – 12th October, 2014

Details: This 3 day long event will be attended by people from the wedding industry from all over India and abroad. Florists, caterers, fashion designers, photographers and beauticians will showcase their products and services.

Venue: The Pallidium Hotel, 462, Senapati Bapat Marg, Lower Parel, Mumbai.

Contact: You can request a stall at the event, here.

 Delhi

 10Indian Handicrafts and Gifts Fair

Date: 14th- 18th October, 2014

Details: This is one of the most honored trade shows for arts and handicrafts in the country. The exhibition will be held at an approximately 100,000 acre area filled with stalls exhibiting exquisite items.  There will be  huge array of Indian handicrafts such as home decor, textiles, jewellery, furniture and a lot more.

Venue: Indian Exposition Center and Mart, Greater Noida

Contact: You can send a stall booking request here.

Bangalore

11) Green Haat Diwali Carnival

Date: 7th – 10th October, 2014

Details: Green Haat is organizing a Diwali carnival to celebrate the festive season. There will be stalls ranging from clothing, accessories, handicrafts, corporate gifts, home and garden goods and many more. The event as always will be environment friendly.

Venue: On the 7th and 8th at Manyata Embassy Business Park and on the 9th-10th at  Embassy golf links.

Contact: You can contact the organizer for a stall at greenhaat@gmail.com.

 12) Flea080

Date: 1st – 3rd October, 2014

Details: The collection at Flea080 boasts is a perfect culmination of the old and new creative designs in art,clothes and accessories. It is a great Flea Market for SME’s to showcase their products. You will find an exciting  range of exotic jewellery, clothes, hair accessories, home décor, trendy footwear, kitchen accessories, traditional footwear, furniture and much more.

Venue: Neeladri Nagar, Electronic City, Bangalore.

Contact: You can drop a comment with your email  this thread to contact the organizer.

Hyderabad

13) Comicon

Date: 10th-12th October, 2014

Details: This is perhaps one of the most lively and entertaining exhibition in India. Check out the Comicon for a variety of stalls displaying fun comics, interesting toys, quirky artifacts and many other items by famous artists and designers in India. This event surely cannot be missed.

Venue: HITEX Exhibition Center, Near Google Office, Hitech city road, Hyderabad.

Contact: You can book a stall by dropping an email at info@comicconindia.com.

Jalandhar

 14) Handicraft and Gift Expo

Date: 4th – 6th October, 2014

Details: Check this event out for a wide variety of hand crafted items. Some of them include costume jewellery, handcrafted furniture, aluminium artefacts, antiques and paintings. It also showcases products from the gift industry like corporate and promotional gift items.

Venue: Hollyhock Gardens, G. T. Road, Paragpur, Jalandhar

Contact: You can send a stall booking request here.

 15) Kitchen and Home Appliances Expo

Date: 4th- 6th October, 2014

Details: This event will have a lot of kitchen and houseware items. Some of the items will include, food storage containers, crockery, table linens and  numerous kitchen accessories like pressure cookers, cookware, ovenware, utensils and cutlery.

Venue: Hollyhock Gardens, G. T. Road, Paragpur, Jalandhar

Contact: You can request to book a stall here.

 Raipur

16) Indian Fashion Exhibition

Date: 11th – 13th October, 2014

Details: The Indian Fashion Exhibition will take you to a world of exquisite ethnic fashion- not just in clothing and apparel, but also in furniture and decor. Check out this event for wide range of articles like gift boxes, wooden carvings, candles, sculptures, painting and many more exciting things.

Venue: Hotel Celebration, Shri Guru Govind Singh Square, Jail Road, Raipur.

Contact: You can send a stall booking request here.

 Pune

17) Indian International Furniture Exhibition

Date:  2nd – 6th October, 2015

Details:  This five day long exhibition has international standards. It has an interior lifestyle show with 200 participants from all over the globe. It is immensely popular amongst interior designing enthusiasts, as it boasts around 75000 attendees every year.

Venue: College of Agriculture Grounds, Shivaji Nagar, Pune

Contact: You can contact the organizer here.

 Did you like the list we compiled? Did we miss any event? If anyone of you has attended any of the above events or other similar ones,  feel free to share your experience with our readers.

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