IITF 2017


Delhi’s much waited trade affair is all set to unveil its 37th appearance at Pragati Maidan on November 14th, which will be continued here till November 27th, 2017. To experience the incredible spirit of the INTERNATIONAL TRADE FAIR (IITF) 2017, spectators can pocket the ticket from the event counter, Delhi Metro stations and selective Mother Diary Booths. Additionally, prospective visitors can also book their entry ticket through the online portal (www.indiatradefair.com) of ITPO (Indian Trade Promotion Organization).

The venue

Pragati Bhawan, Pragati Maidan

New Delhi-110001 (INDIA)

Date & Time

Date: 14th November to 27th November 2017

Business visitors: 14th November to 17th November 2017

General visitors: 18th November to 27th November 2017

Timing: 9:30 AM to 7:30 PM

About IITF

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Every year a huge numbers of footfalls are witnessed at this mega event. However, unlike its all previous editions, IITF 2017 is going to accommodate less space for organising variety of events on account of some ongoing construction works at the event premises. Despite of this pitfall, both Delhiites and the organiser are quite expectant for an electrifying ambience during the event days. Keeping in mind the convenience and safety aspects of visitors and exhibitors, ITPO is planning to curb down the availability of entry passes and tickets this year. Besides, the plan is also there to bring into practice the concept of Business Hours instead of Business Days wherein; the first four days will be for business visitors in place of five days like previous editions of IITF. This initiative will help in limiting the volume of footfalls on non-business days due to the space issue.

IITF Theme

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IITF theme is something that portrays the entire objective of the event. Every year a new theme is selected for this mega event. In 2017, the IITF theme is “Start up India: Stand up India”, which was announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in 2015. The prime purpose of this theme is to create employment opportunities for the youths.

Trade Fair Theme

IITF is a global platform for exhibitors who visit here with various social, cultural, academic and commercial dimensions. In addition, numbers of marketing giants, corporate heads, NGOs, media persons and social activists also flock here to promote their objectives of participation and awareness programs.


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Visitors willing to buy online tickets for IITF, the same will be available from 10th November 2017 on ITPO’s online portal. Registration counter for Business visitors will be at Gate No.1 and the ticket will be available for INR 500. General visitors on the other hand, can buy IITF tickets paying INR 40 and INR 60 for children and adults respectively. However, the prices of the tickets will go higher on Saturday and Sunday i.e. INR 60 for children and INR 120 for adults.

Shuttle Service

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For Metro commuters, the shuttle bus service will be provided from Mandi House Metro Station. Travellers can avail this facility at an interval of 10 to 20 minutes paying absolutely no cost.

Additionally, anyone planning a visit to IITF by bus, number of state transport is available from Kashimiri Gate ISBT, New Delhi Railway Station, Kalkajai and many other places. Some of the buses that pass through Pragati Maidan are 425, 429, 323, 344, 355, 355L etc. In addition, visitors can also get there at the event location by hiring auto-rickshaws and cabs.

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