Participation in MICAM – The Shoe Event, Milano, Italy (February 16-19, 2020), under MAI assistance of 2019-20

No.CLE/IMD-F/MICAM-Feb.’20/2019                                                       18th November, 2019


The Members of CLE

Dear Members,

Participation in MICAM – The Shoe Event, Milano, Italy (February 16-19, 2020), under MAI assistance of 2019-20

We wish to inform that CLE has successfully organized group participation of 23 member-companies in the MICAM – the Shoe Event held during September 15-18, 2019 in Milan, Italy, with the funding support of Government of India under MAI Scheme. CLE is now planning to organize participation of members in the forthcoming edition of the event to be held during February 16-19, 2020 under MAI funding support and accordingly, applications are invited from the interested members for participating in the fair.

Participation Fee (Subsidized):

Taking in to account the overall expenses, Council is charging a subsidized participation fee of Rs 77,419/- (rupees Seventy seven thousand four hundred nineteen only) per participating company.

Un-Subsidized Participation Fee

As per MAI guidelines, Members who have completed/applied for participation in any two MAI events during 2019-20 (April-March) and/or completed 3 times participation in the MICAM – The Shoe Event are not covered under Subsidized Rate and have to remit an un-subsidized fee of Rs 2,96,430/- as participation fee, for a 9 sqm stand.

Each company will be provided with a standard 9 size booth with the following display accessories.

–      Fascia board with exhibitor’s company name + logos (1 fascia for 1 side open booths & 2 fascia for 2 side open booths)
–      Carpeted floor
–      Three-side wall panels (2 side for Two side open booths)
–      18 wooden shelves (100 x 30)
–      4/6 white LED spot lights
–      1 waste bin
–      1 Round Table + 3 Chairs
–      1 Reception/Information desk + 1 stool
–      1 multiple socket
–      2 bottles (2000 ML) of water for each exhibitor per day, during the fair days (4 days)

Any additional accessories required will be charged separately.

Keeping in view the above, companies those who are interested to participate in the MICAM – The Shoe Event, Milano, Italy to be held during February 16-19, 2020 are requested to confirm their participation latest by 29th November, 2019 by depositing applicable participation fee (as per details given above) to the nearest Regional/Extension Offices of CLE or directly to CLE’s bank account.   Please note that non-issuance of Visa will not be considered as a valid ground for withdrawal subsequent to confirmation of participation. Hence, withdrawal from participation after confirmation will not be allowed, for whatever reasons, and participation fee deposited is not refundable.  

MAI Air Fare Reimbursement

Members who are eligible to participate at the MAIS-Subsidized Participation Fee are eligible to claim Airfare Reimbursement subject to the Airfare Funding Approval by the Government for 2019-20 and compliance of the following Conditions:-

a. 14 Days Advance notice- excluding date of travel & receipt of application date.
b. FOB Value in the preceding year between Rs 3 lakhs to  Rs.30 Crores
c. Completed 12 months of membership
d. Person attending the fair – Regular Director / Partner / Proprietor
e. Restricted to Three times grant received under MDA/MAIS       
f. Claims with Original Boarding Pass

The MAIS Intimation Application is enclosed herewith, which should be received by the Council by giving minimum 14 days Advance Notice excluding Date of Receipt of Application in the Council and Date of Departure from the country.  The same will be considered subject to the Airfare Funding Approval by the Government for 2019-20 and compliance of the above Six Conditions.

The Organizers of MICAM – The Shoe Event has allotted an area of approx 200 sq.mtrs only to CLE and booth allotment will be on ‘First Come First Served’ basis.

With regards,
R Selvam, IAS
Executive Director
Council for Leather Exports