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AAHAR advanced , CIEO acknowledges ITPO support

The issue taken up by CIEO with ITPO is successfully resolved.
Vibhu Nayar,IAS, Executive Director-ITPO
CIEO member Aakar Exhibitions had raised concern with regard to rescheduling of AAHAR 2022 to the month of September 2022 citing conflict of interest of exhibitors/buyers.  
ITPO, after arriving on the decision–responded to CIEO secretariat “Council of Indian Exhibition Organisers’ (CIEO) representation to ED, India Trade Promotion Organisation (ITPO) with regard to Aahar rescheduling – Conflict interest with our exhibition, ITPO has now rescheduled the Aahar 2022 in the Month of April, 2022. Our show dates are now as April 26-30, 2022.”

The communication further said “ITPO extended its support to the industry and we hope that AAHAR 2022 will be one step forward in brining new opportunities to all the stakeholders and industry at large will benefit from the economic activities to be conducted during the currency of the show.  It will not only help in the boosting the sentiment of the industry but also fuel the growth trajectory”. 
Premal Mehta, Managing Director of Akar Exhibitions, elated with the decision said “We acknowledge the diligent effort, put up by CIEO, for raising the concerns of our exhibition dates / postponement clash with Aahar.

Premal further added “In the lifetime of our company, as an exhibition organisor, we have dealt with many associations, never ever we have seen such strong and timely response from the trade body in safeguarding the interests of a member.”
The Steering Committee of Council of Indian Exhibition Organisers sincerely acknowledge very positive decision taken for the benefit of CIEO member and the entire exhibition Industry at large.

Council of Indian Exhibition Organisers (CIEO) is a representative body of Indian exhibition and conference organizers. Our membership comprises large and MSME organizers, Indian and international organizers as well as apex chamber and trade associations.
Validated by over 100 leading Trade Fair/ B2B/ Conference organizers operating in India. The long-pending need for an organizers-only forum has been accomplished with the formation of the Council of Indian Exhibition Organisers (CIEO).
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