Come February 23 and handicraft lovers in the region are in for a treat. A three-day virtual buyer seller meet (from Feb 23 to 25, 2021) is being organised by the Export Promotion Council for Handicrafts (EPCH), India.
The meet, supported by Indian embassies, high commissions and consul general offices in West Asia & North Africa (WANA Region), will offer a platform for lovers of authentic lifestyle, home, fashion, furniture and textiles handicrafts to pick up pieces exquisitely crafted by artisans from across India.
Thanks to a plethora of cultures, traditions and art, and with every part of the country boasting its own distinctive art and craft traditions and techniques, India has a handicraft industry that is truly diverse and unique in many ways.
Known for crafting some of the most intricate not to mention highly desired handicrafts ranging from lifestyle and fashion, to stationery and more, the Indian handicrafts industry produces a spectacularly wide range of products.
With more than 7 million crafts persons blending traditional and cultural elements and giving contemporary twists to make handicrafts appealing to not just the domestic market but even across the globe, the handicrafts industry has truly come into its own. On show and available to buyers from across the region will be exquisite pieces that are not just a delight to the eye but are conversation starters that would be perfect for any home.
Adhering to international norms related to health, safety, environment and social compliance, the products have been produced by some 50 accredited manufacturers and exporters from across India.
Look out for eye-catching pieces in home decorative items, gifts including corporate gifts; houseware, tableware, kitchenware and hotel-ware; textiles, home furnishings; bathroom accessories; lawn garden ornaments and accessories; lamps, lighting and accessories; furniture and accessories; carpets, rugs and floor coverings; fashion jewellery & accessories; Sustainable eco-friendly crafts; festive decorations; candles, incense sticks, potpourri; and toys and more.
This meet will be an ideal platform for buyers, importers, wholesalers, distributors, independent retailers, chain stores, departmental stores, investors, franchising agents, e-tailers, designers, architects, government trade bodies, trading and retailers associations, to network with Indian manufacturers as well as source quality products.
The virtual platform, open round-the-clock, will help connect buyers and sellers, and create relationships that will stand strong in the future.
For more details and registration, visit https://indianhandicrafts.epch.in/WANA-Region/register.php
For details call +91-9818725533