Fact sheet -Aahar Food and Hospitality Fair



Name of the Fair Aahar Chennai – Food & Hospitality Fair 2014, Chennai
Date and Time August 14 – 16, 2014 – (Thursday, Friday and Saturday)Timings : 10.00  A.M. to 7.00 P.M.
Venue Hall No. 3, Chennai Trade Centre, Chennai
  • India Trade Promotion Organisation (ITPO)
  • Tamil Nadu Trade Promotion Organisation (TNTPO)


Products on Display
  • Food Products, all kind of foods & processed foods including beverages;
  • Food processing, packaging mill machinery equipments;
  • Machinery related to food processing & packaging of food products, milling machinery, poultry, farm equipments and supplies;
  • Air-conditioning, refrigeration and cold storage systems;
  • Air and water pollution control equipments and accessories;
  • Hotel and kitchen equipment and tableware;
  • Health and fitness equipment;
  • Consultancy services and miscellaneous products related to food industry and hospitality supplies


Supported by Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MFPI)
Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI)
  • Agricultural & Processed Food Products Development Authority (APEDA);
  • Association of Resource Companies for the Hospitality Industry of India (ARCHI), New Delhi;
  • All India Food Processors’ Association (AIFPA);
  • Hotel and Restaurant Equipment Manufacturers’ Association of India (HOTREMAI), New Delhi.
  • Indian Federation of Culinary Associations (IFCA), Chennai
  • South Indian Hotel & Restaurant Association (SIHRA), Chennai
  • Kerala Bakers’ Association
  • Food & Hospitality Support Association of India (FHSAI)
  • All India Bread Manufacturers’ Association (AIBMA)
  • The National Small Industries Corporation Ltd., (NSIC)



Special Features
  • Culinary Festival / Show organized by IFCA / SICA


Visitor’s Profile
  • Foreign buyers, importers and wholesalers
  • Businessmen, Policy makers, media persons
  • Suppliers, hoteliers, industrial canteens, clubs, etc.
  • Marketing and direct selling companies
  • Government Agencies, etc.


Participation Fee

Shell Scheme
(minimum booking 9 sqm)

Bare Space (minimum booking 36 sqm)
Indian Exhibitor

Rs.6,000/- per sqm

Rs.5,500/- per sqm

Foreign Exhibitor

USD 170 per sqm

USD 155 per sqm

Indian Agents of 
Foreign Companies

Rs.7700/- per sqm

Rs. 7200/- per sqm

Service Tax 12.36 %
Corner Stall Charges
(Extra Charges)
10% extra for two side open, 15% extra for three side open, 20% extra for four side open
Refundable Security Charges
(Extra Charges)
 5% Refundable Security Deposit Payable on Participation Charges.
Facilities under  Shell Scheme Floor covering, partition panels, facia, spotlights, one table with two chairs, one socket and one waste paper basked in a booth of 9 sq. mtr.


The rentals for bare space as well as shell scheme are inclusive of Catalogue Entry, 5% contingent charges and electricity charges as per norms.  However, extra power load will be charged separately as per approved tariff.

Exhibitors’ Directory:

ITPO is bringing out an Exhibitors’ Directory, which will serve as an ideal reference manual for visitors, importers, buying agents, exhibitors, trade related bodies and other commercially important groups.  The rates for advertisement in the Exhibitors’ Directory are as under :


Black and White

4 Colour

2nd Cover

 Rs. 10,000/-

USD 500

3rd Cover

 Rs. 9,000/-

USD 450

4th Cover

Rs. 11,000/-

USD 525

Inside Pages


USD 150

Rs. 5,000/-

USD 250

Mechanical Data Print size 4” x 7.5”  Bleed size  5.25” x 8.75”, 4 colour advt. scan positive and for B./W advt. bromide artwork may be provided.

Allocation of Space :

Space at the exhibition will be allocated on first-come-first serve basis on receipt of completed application along with 50% advance space rent vide demand daft in favour of India Trade Promotion Organisation, New Delhi / Chennai.  The balance payment including electricity and water connection charges, if any, is required to be made at least one month prior to commencement of the event.

For further details, please contact:

V. Narayanan, Senior Manager
India Trade Promotion Organisation
Raja Annamalai Building, II Floor
72 Rukmani Lakshmipathi Salai, Egmore
CHENNAI 600 008
Tel.: +91-28554655 / 28587297
Fax: +91-28554740
E-mail : itpochn@md4.vsnl.net.in

S. Visakan, Managing Director
Tamil Nadu Trade Promotion Organisation
Chennai Trade Centre Complex
Mount Poonamallee Road
Chennai 600 089.
Phone No. +91-44-22316033, 22315552,
Fax No. +91-44-22313555
E-mail: tntpo@chennaitradecentre.org