Trade Fairs in Chennai - A Gateway to the Cultural & Economic Centre Of South India

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Chennai stands tall as the gateway to the cultural and economic scene in south India as the metropolitan has maintained the status of being the epicentre of various socio-economic events. Amongst these various events is a wide range of trade fairs for you to choose from that can give you an insight into various cultures. Trade fairs are not only an excellent opportunity to satiate the impulsive buyer in you, but also a chance to peek into different socio-economic cultures by witnessing a variety of products that have the potential of becoming the next bestseller. Such fairs also offer a lively vibe.

Some of the most interesting trade shows in Chennai are listed below, to help you plan your itinerary during your next visit to the city.

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Waremat - Warehousing & Material Handling Expo

Waremat is organised with the purview of presenting opportunities in material housing, warehousing, storage, logistics, transportation and supply chains. The fair offers a common ground for the small & medium enterprises (SMEs) in the material handling sector.

Gem & Jewellery India International Fair (GJIIF)

The GJIIF is one of the biggest trade fairs in Chennai as it provides the gem and jewellery sector the opportunity to explore the vast variety of styles in India’s massive jewel industry. Guests staying at Hablis Hotel Chennai can visit this fair as it is held at Chennai Trade Centre which is just 2.8 km away from the hotel.

Automotive Engineering Show Chennai

Organised by the Messe Frankfurt Trade Fairs India Pvt. Ltd. umbrella of B2B trade fairs, this show provides a platform for leading auto tech brands to display technology in automotive manufacturing in India. This is one of the must-visit trade shows in Chennai.

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India Bakery Expo

Organised by Tamil Nadu Bakers Federation, the India Bakery Expo is a B2B trade fair that serves as an opportunity to launch products, technology equipment and accessories for the bakery industry in India and overseas. It provides an exciting prospect for bakers across the country to showcase their technology at one of the best trade exhibitions in Chennai


Zak Jewels Expo

Another one of India’s premier jewellery exhibitions, Zak Jewels Expo offers a platform to showcase diamonds, pearls, sapphires, emeralds and many other precious stones crafted in gold, silver and platinum. One of the most attended trade shows in Chennai, the Zak Jewels Expo attracts people who enjoy the elite craft of precious Indian traditional jewellery, with designs like Jadau, Minakari, Kundan etc


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