RBSM on May 12-13, 2020 coinciding with the 2nd Edition of Mega Shopping Festival in Bengaluru, Karnataka from May 8 to 17, 2020

No.CLE/IMD-BSM/AMSF/2020                                                 17th Feb, 2020


All Members of CLE

Sub : RBSM on May 12-13, 2020 coinciding with the 2nd Edition of Mega Shopping Festival in Bengaluru, Karnataka from May 8 to 17, 2020

Members are kindly aware that India Trade Promotion Organisation (ITPO) is organising the 1st edition of the Shopping Festival in Ahmadabad, Gujarat from March 27 to April 5, 2020.  Followed by this, ITPO is organising the 2nd Edition of the Mega Shopping Festival in Bengaluru, Karnataka from May 08 to 17, 2020.

Coinciding with the Shopping Festivals, the Council will be organising a Two Day Reverse Buyer Seller Meet during May 12-13, 2020 in Bengaluru, Karnataka by offering Complimentary Package of Economy Return Airfare subject to ceiling and 02 nights Hotel Stay (bed & breakfast only).

Focus Sectors in the Shopping Festival :

The Focus sectors identified are Textiles, Leather Products including Footwear, Handicrafts, Gems & Jewellery, Carpets, Tourism, Plastics, Agricultural Products, yoga and ayurvedic products.

Format of the Event:

The Event will be both B2B and B2C.

  1. Date for B2B/RBSM :  May 12-13, 2020

Venue for the Event :  Palace Grounds, Bengaluru.   For the B2B/RBSM, the Council is taking efforts for inviting Overseas Buyers who are keen to source Leather Products including Footwear, Leather Accessories including different kinds of Gloves and Leather Garments from India for participating in the Shopping Festival and also to hold B2B meetings with Indian participants.

  1. Date for B2C : May 08-17, 2020

Venue for B2C Event : Palace Grounds, Bengaluru.

Retail Sale is permitted subject to local rules and regulations relating to GST.

Special Features : Good mix of Food, Cultural and Entertainment activities, B2B Meetings, Raffles, Incentive Schemes etc.The Shopping Festival will be a good platform to showcase richness of Indian Leather and the fashionable lifestyle products made out of its unique quality to the buyers/visitors both from abroad and India.
Participation Charges:

The Annual Mega Shopping festival has been approved by the Ministry of Commerce & Industry under the MAI grant and therefore the cost of participation has been subsidised to Rs.6000/- per sqm plus GST for a builtup stall and Rs.5200/- plus GST on Bare space.

Payments may be remitted to CLE through RTGS/NEFT as per Bank details given below:

Beneficiary Name – Council for Leather Exports
Bank – Canara Bank
Branch – Park Town Branch, Chennai – 3
IFS Code – CNRB0000976
SB Account – 0976101016996

Booth Size:

Booths are available in sizes of 9 sq.mtrs and in multiple of 3 sq.mtrs thereof.

The Council will be participating in the Shopping Festival in a big way in an area of 1000 sq.mtr space with around 75-100 Members participation.

We request Members to participate in the Shopping Festival and interested Members are requested to send their confirmation to Mr. E.L.Samson, Asst Director-CLE at ad-imdbsm@cleindia.com and cle@cleindia.com at the earliest.
A Fact Sheet  on the 2nd edition of the Great India Shopping Festival, Bengaluru along with Participation Charges Remittance details is enclosed for your kind information.
With regards

R Selvam, IAS
Executive Director
Council for Leather Exports