The Trade Fair Authority of India (TFAI) and the Trade Development Authority (TDA) were merged together in 1992, and the new organization was renamed as India Trade Promotion Organisation (ITPO). ITPO is the premier trade promotion agency of India and provides a broad spectrum of services to trade and industry and acts as a catalyst for growth of India’s trade
The main corporate objectives of ITPO are:
- To promote external and domestic trade of India in cost-effective manner by organising and participating in international trade fairs in India and abroad; organising buyer-seller meets and contact promotion programmes abroad; conducting overseas market surveys, exchanging and coordinating visits of business delegations and undertaking need-based research to facilitate trade in specific sectors/ markets;
- To support and assist small and medium enterprises to access markets – both in India and abroad;
- To disseminate trade information and facilitate E-commerce/ trade;
- To develop quality physical infrastructure, services and management so as to enable holding of trade promotion events such as conventions and trade exhibitions of international standards; and
- To enlist the involvement and support of the State Governments, other government trade promotion agencies, trade and industry associations in the promotion of India’s external and domestic trade.
With its headquarters at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi and regional offices at Bangalore, Chennai, Kolkata and Mumbai, ITPO ensures representative participation of trade and industry from different regions of the country in its events in India and abroad.
Department of Commerce, Got. of India and India Trade Promotion Organisation propose to establish a World Class Integrated Exhibition-cum-Convention complex (IECC) at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi for holding Government to Government (G2G), Government to Business (G2B), Business to Business (B2B), meetings and conferences.
Address : Pragati Bhawan, Pragati Maidan, NEW DELHI-110001.
Telephone : 91-11-23371540 (EPABX)
Fax : (91)11-23371492, 23371493
Website : http://www.indiatradefair.com