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 To: Members of the Council;

SUBJECT: Golden opportunity to participate in ISEPC’s Organized Fair in “International Sourcing Expo, Melbourne, Australia under MAI Scheme of  Deptt. of Commerce from 12-14 November 2019.  


Dear Members,


We have the pleasure to inform you that ISEPC is organizing participation in International Sourcing Expo (ISEA) at Australia to be held from 12-14 November 2019 which will take place in Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre, Australia.  

Australia is one of the important trading partners of India. At present balance of trade is in favour of Australia and there is an immense potential to increase India’s exports to this region.

ISEA is co-located with Footwear & Leather Show Australia and China Clothing Textiles Accessories Expo. This provides a compelling destination for the Australian and New Zealand Industry and buying professionals, with more than 700 exhibitors on display across the combined events.

Show Dates           : 12-14 November 2019  

Opening Hours      : 10 am to 5 pm

Location               :  Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre, Australia

Participation ChargesThe participation charges do not include air-fare, hotel expenditure or any other kind of personal expenses (logistics etc):


Participation charges

Cost per booth of 9 sq mtr. under MAI Scheme

Rs. 1,70,000/-


       Payment options: 50% payment with signed & stamped Application;

       50% balance payment on allotment or before 30th September 2019 whichever` is earlier;


Eligibility for financial assistance under Market Access Initiative (MAI)  scheme shall be governed by theNotification No. 11/197/2016-E&MDA dated 16.02.2018 issued by the Department of  Commerce, Ministry of Commerce & Industry, (E&MDA) Division  regarding eligibility for availing MAI grant.    Since this is a Govt sponsored MAI approved activity for abroad, GST is not being charged and TDS if deducted should be @ 2%, since, the Council is playing the role of coordinator / facilitator and not receiving the payment as rental.

The Council reserves the right to refuse participation to any applicant in case not found eligible as per MAI guidelines or it oversold, without assigning any reason.

Reimbursement of travel claim:

Participants in this exhibition shall also be eligible for reimbursement of airfare (economic class), if approved & sanctioned by Ministry of Commerce, as per terms and conditions laid down by the Deptt of Commerce vide their letter of 17th January 2019 and subject to ISEPC’s Exhibition Committee approval.

Payment Mode:

Demand Draft, Pay Order or Cheque in the name of “The Indian Silk Export Promotion Council” (payable at New Delhi) may be sent  at New Delhi Office of Silk Council at 1302-04, Ansal Tower, 38, Nehru Place, New Delhi – 110 019, India;

Payment can also be sent through NEFT / RTGS to the following account:


A/C NO: 653010100019576  




Booth Package: (Standard Booth – 9 sq mtr)

6 mtrs shelves or 6 meters of garment rails, 1 table, 2 chairs, 3 lights, 1 waste bin, 1 electrical outlet, blueberry carpet tiles, company fascia including stand number with ISEPC logo.


Guidelines for allotment of the booths:


  1. All  participants who have paid the full participation fee in time would be considered for allotment of booths through draw of lot;
  2. No change in the booths, once allotted would be entertained under any circumstances;
  3. The decision of the Chairman (Exhibition Committee)-ISEPC, would be final and binding in case of any dispute;
  4. The participation is on FIRST-CUM-FIRST SERVED (FCFS) basis till all booths are sold;


In case, applications are over-subscribed, a waitlist will be maintained, which would be considered on FCFS basis. Applicants are advised to ensure that they possess necessary visa to enter Australia at their end. No request for refund will be entertained by ISEPC if for any reason whatsoever even if visa is not granted.

Application form:

The blank application format are enclosed herewith for your ready reference & doing the needful. The Circular / application may also be downloaded from our website.


Thanking you,

Yours Sincerely,


(T.S. Chadha)

Offg. Executive Director


Enclosure: Application Form




 International Sourcing Expo