At this high-profile event of an industry that is one of the main pillars of the Indian economy some 150 exhibitors, especially exporters, exhibit their products. Several main hubs of the silk industry from all regions of India, among them Andhra, Tamilnadu, Chhattisgarh and West Bengal are represented at the exhibition. Every region has its own special design and weaving technology, which makes the exhibition range quite diverse. In addition to clothing and clothing accessories other silk and silk blended products, such as bed covers, cushions, pouches and bags are offered as well. The fair is explicitly aimed at visitors from overseas. The India International Silk Fair will take place on 3 days from Friday, 30. June to Sunday, 02. July 2017 in Gandhinagar.
The Indian Silk Export Promotion Council (ISEPC) was set up in 1983 as a company not for profit under Companies Act duly sponsored by the Government of India in the Ministry of Textiles. The Council as on date has a membership of 510 regular exporters of Silk goods whereas more than 1800 exporters have registered with the Council. ISEPC works closely with the Government of India on policy formulation concerning silk sector and provides specialized services to the entrepreneurs enlarging global business opportunities for the silk industry in India.