Provides Global Stage to SMEs

Oct 15, 2010, 03:18 ET from

NEW DELHI, October 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ --

- Partners With Mega Show Part 1 and 2, Hong Kong

- To Highlight Indian Small Enterprises at the Reputed International Sourcing Show for Gifts, Housewares, et al Industries

- Provide an Impetus to the Home-Decor and Gifting Industry in the Country

Redefining The business landscape for Indian Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs),, India's largest online B2B marketplace, has decided to associate with Asia's reputed trade events Mega Show Part 1 and Part 2 in Hong Kong, China as the online media partner. Considered the most important sourcing exhibition for gifts, housewares, home decors, fashion accessories and toy industries in the Asia-Pacific region, Mega Show Part 1 and Part 2 are scheduled to be held from 20th October to 23rd October 2010 and from 28th October- 30th October respectively at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Hong Kong. seeks to represent Indian small and medium enterprises of the concerned industries with a view to provide them with an international exposure.

Commenting on the association, Mr. Dinesh Agarwal, Founder and CEO, said, "Our aim is to bring latest trends to the doorstep of SMEs in our country and foster a culture of collaboration between buyers and suppliers through such trade forums held across geographies. Keeping in mind the potential that Mega Show holds for Indian suppliers, we are pleased to be a part of the same."

The trade event Mega Show aims to bring to the fore a host of products that combine innovation, design and quality. will provide a platform for the buyers to acquaint themselves with Indian manufactured products that will include handicrafts, handmade gifts and decorations (representing the small scale industries) at stall number 3T-5 (Hall 3E South Concourse) for the first show and at stall number 5-L40 (Hall 5 G) for the second show. The visitors will be provided with IndiaMART Sourcing Guide detailing information of Indian suppliers specific to the sectors.

Since 1992, Mega Show Part 1 has offered international buyers a one-stop showcase of over 5300 well-merchandised stands displaying products from over 3800 exhibitors. Products from over 33 countries are represented at the premier trade-only exhibition, and beginning from the 2010 show, the diverse and directional merchandise will be grouped into distinct sectors, each in a specific hall location to allow an efficient use of the visitors' time and easy navigation of the show. In addition, at the Mega Show Part 2 this year, nearly 900 Asian and international companies, presenting volume products from traditional gifts and premiums, household items and home decor products along with the best of Asian pen, print, paper and stationery items, will be on display.

About is India's largest online B2B marketplace connecting global buyers with suppliers through business directories, online product catalogs, buy-sell offers, industry specific marketplaces, printed media and trade shows participation. Mr. Dinesh Agarwal is the founder and CEO of the company.

Founded in 1996, the company has a pan-India presence in over 100 cities. With over 2400 employees located across 55 offices in the country, offers an extensive range of value-added products and services to its 1 million registered members and nearly 5 million global buyers across various industries and verticals. has won numerous awards over the years and has been widely covered by media such as CNBC, BBC, BusinessMoney, CNN, Businessworld, Economic Times, Financial Express, etc for its pioneering role in promoting SME business in the country. Its existing investors include Intel Capital and Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd (Times Group), India's largest print media group. The Board of Directors at comprises of Mr. Deep Kalra, Founder and CEO of and Dr. Nachiket Mor, President, ICICI Foundation among others.

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