Location: New Delhi, India

Date of Event: 02/06/2014-02/09/2014

Products: Military, Security and Protective clothing

Project Officer: Mary Lynn Landgraf 202-482-7909

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February 06-09, 2014

LOCATION: Pragati Maidan, New Delhi, India

SHOW DESCRIPTION: DEFEXPO India 2014, the 8th in the series of biennial Land, Naval and Internal Homeland Security Systems Exhibitions, is again poised for dynamic continuing growth over DEFEXPO 2012 which demonstrated unprecedented growth with an impressive participation of 232 foreign companies from 32 countries along with 15 country pavilions. DEFEXPO India is clearly steering the path of steady growth and has been receiving overwhelming international response with each edition. There is a need for technology in the Homeland Security systems especially for anti-terrorism, border management and modernization of defense and paramilitary forces. Cold weather gear, shelters and armoring of security personnel’s vehicles, among other things, are in demand. INDIA ranks 8th in the world for military expenditures according to the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) Yearbook 2013 which includes the world’s top spenders in 2012. India ranks number two in the world in population. The U.S. Department of Commerce, OTEXA, in cooperation with the U.S. Embassy in New Delhi, is proud to bring you the OTEXA sample booth at DEFEXPO India 2014.

VISITORS/EXHIBITORS: At DEFEXPO India 2012, 63 delegations were registered, 232 exhibitors from 32 countries participated and 15 country pavilions confirmed the growth of this dynamic biennial defense and security show in India.

AMENITIES: The Office of Textiles and Apparel (OTEXA) of the U.S. Department of Commerce will feature a catalog/sample booth at the show. Included in the package of services is promotion of samples, the collection of leads that will be sent to each company in a spreadsheet after the show and the opportunity for pre-, concurrent, and post-show publicity for your company.

COST FOR THE SAMPLE BOOTH: $900 for 4-5 product samples or four book samples, company literature, and business cards. Shipment of samples to and from DEFEXPO India 2014 is the responsibility of the participant. Please inquire about our special shipping instructions form.

WHY SHOULD YOU EXHIBIT/ PARTICIPATE? As one of the world’s leading shows on security, law enforcement technology and military defense for India, DEFEXPO India 2014 is the perfect opportunity for your company to gain valuable exposure to INDIAN and regional buyers and generate substantive business leads. The U.S. DOC/OTEXA sample booth is located in the heart of the U.S. pavilion and will be exposed to the official visiting delegations as well as decision makers from around the India. DEFEXPO India 2014 is the ideal showcase for your products and services to the Indian Marketplace. Additional benefits of DEFEXPO INDIA 2014 include military briefings, networking with delegation attendees, a full company listing in the U.S. International Pavilion show guide, and our own hand-outs of the U.S. Sample Booth exhibitors as well as pre-, concurrent, and post-event press.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Please contact Mary Lynn Landgraf at (202) 482-7909 or Mary-Lynn.Landgraf@trade.gov or Kim-Bang Nguyen at (202) 482-4805 or Kim-Bang.Nguyen@trade.gov. You may also fax to (202) 482-2331.
Please complete the information below and fax to (202) 482-2331 to reserve a space in the OTEXA booth.
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The Office of Textiles and Apparel (OTEXA), U.S. Department of Commerce, participated for the first time at Defexpo, a biennial trade show held in New Delhi, India from February 6-9, 2014. This was the 8th edition in the series of Land, Naval and Internal Homeland Security Systems Exhibitions.
This year the show registered over 30,000 visitors from the global defense and security industries, 40 international official delegations and pavilions from 12 international countries.

OTEXA’s Sample Booth at Defexpo 2014 was located in the USA Pavilion, organized by Kallman. OTEXA’s Sample Booth produced very high levels of traffic from private business and government representatives.

All 9 U.S. companies in the OTEXA Sample Booth were exposed to buyers from all parts of India, Nepal, Singapore, Malaysia, Israel, and some Western European countries as well as a strong interest from Russia.

OTEXA showcased products and services from 9 companies based around the U.S. The following participating companies were: American Technical Solutions, Inc. (ATSI), Brookwood Companies, Inc., Infrared Tools, Magic Textiles, LLC, Milliken & Company, Newtex Industries, Oryon Technologies, Inc., Sterlingwear of Boston, and TacArm, LLC.