The EU-India Partnership and Investment Fair ((EIPIF 2010))


Location: Nicosia, Cyprus, Cyprus

Event Date/Time: Feb 01, 2010 End Date/Time: Feb 28, 2010
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The EU-India Partnership and Investment Fair (EIPIF 2010) is co-organised by with the Franchising Association of India (FAI) and presented in partnership with the Project Exports Promotion Council of India (PEPC). EIPIF 2010 provides real exposure for thousands of Indian and European companies at a major international on-line trade fair, enabling potential deals and partnerships and increasing mutual investment and trade opportunities in two of the world’s largest consumer markets.

This virtual conference falls within the framework of the Asia-Invest Programme, a European Commission initiative to promote and support business cooperation between European Union (EU) member states and Asia by providing assistance to intermediary business organisations, in order to facilitate mutually beneficial partnerships between enterprises throughout the two regions.

We have designed this event to reduce the costs of “going global” for European Union and Indian SMEs. EIPIF 2010, a truly global event, will provide exhibitors and visitors with the opportunity to liaise with distributors, franchisees, franchisors, licensees, licensors, manufacturers, retailers, patent technology specialists, trade associations and other potential partners. This is simply the best and most cost-effective opportunity for European and Indian companies to build sales leads and energise their businesses.


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Participating Exhibitors EIPIF 2010 will showcase products, services, technology, and investment opportunities from exhibitors (small, medium and large companies as well as Trade and Government Business Associations) from the EU (Belgium, Germany, Italy and the UK, among others) from India, and from a number of Commonwealth countries. The Fair will cover the following sectors:  Agriculture  Business Services  Capital Products & Services  Commodities  Construction & Engineering  Environmental Goods & Services  Franchising & Business Opportunities  Healthcare  Information & Communications Technologies  Local Government Services & Environment  Machinery & Building Equipment  Manufacturing  Software & Electronic Components  Tourism  Trade Services and more… C. Targeted Visitors More than 2 million unique trade visitors are expected to visit EIPIF 2010 during the two-month live interactive period. Our marketing activities for this event include a variety of on-line and off-line campaigns designed to reach thousands of companies, entrepreneurs and associations in India and the EU (with a focus on Russia, the UK and Western Europe). Our on-line communications include banner ads on significant international business websites (related news websites, search engines, trading sites, etc.), pay-per-click ads, press releases, targeted organic SEO, and viral marketing via social media (blogs and forums). Our off-line global campaign includes direct emails to major players in business in the two regions, distribution of press releases to relevant business publications, targeted press ads, telephone invitations to significant trade associations, and seminars and other international events. Thousands of entrepreneurs, exporters, importers, investors, IT-related services providers, SMEs, larger companies as well as Trade and Government Business Associations will participate in an intense month of networking and sourcing new ideas, products and suppliers. They will have immediate and easy access to exhibitors, sponsors and other attendees 24-7, for free, without having to leave their desks. D. Event Highlights Co-operation between the EU and India has proved to be successful, yet the potential for an expansion of the economic benefits available to both regions remains immense. To this end, scheduled interactive forums during EIPIF 2010 include:  FDI Projects Matchmaking Symposium  Going Global Matchmaking Trade Symposium  Investing in Projects in Developing Commonwealth Countries  Licensing, Franchising, Business Process Outsourcing & Subcontracting Opportunities  Patented Technology Matchmaking Symposium There will also be daily video presentations by companies, municipalities and government organizations. These presentations will highlight selected projects - technology transfers, licensing and business process outsourcing – and the investment opportunities they offer Indian and European investors.