Activities & Events

Participation at arabplast2017 (13th Arab International Plastics & Rubber Industry Trade Show & Conference), Dubai, UAE, 08th to 10th January 2017

Date : 08 - 10 Jan 2017
venue :
City : Dubai

Ref: PLEXH/arabplast17/216

Date: 27/04/2016                                                                               REVISED


All Members/All Members of the COA

All Members of the Indian Plastics Fraternity

Subject: Participation at arabplast2017 (13th Arab International Plastics & Rubber Industry Trade Show & Conference), Dubai, UAE, 08th to 10th January 2017.


Dear Sir(s),

We have pleasure in informing you that the Council is organising the Indian participation at arabplast 2017 scheduled to be held from January 08th to 10th- 2017 at Dubai, UAE. This activity is being carried out with financial support from the Department of Commerce, Government of India under the Market Access Initiative (MAI) scheme.

ARABPLAST2017 is one of the largest established trade fair in this region and has acquired a brand image over the years. It offers a unique opportunity for players in the plastic industry (all plastic items including master batches, additives and other auxiliaries, machinery and molds and dies) to showcase your products not only to the target audience in UAE but also the entire Middle East and African Regions. The potential for plastic items in the Middle East and African Regions exceeds 30 billion US Dollars with a small share of 4% by Indian suppliers. Participation at ARABPLAST is an excellent platform to tap this potential.


Earlier edition of ARABPLAST2015 was grown by 38% with 906 exhibitors from 41 countries and about 27268 visitors from 119 countries visited the show.  It has once again re-established as NO.1 show in the region for plastics, petrochemicals & rubber industry.


Participation charge as under:

Independent Stall under Shell scheme: US$ 425 or Rs 30600 per square metre (as against the organiserís tariff of US$ 475 per sqm) and Minimum bookable area is 12 square metres (upwards in multiples of 3 square metres) Shell scheme (Superior Package) which includes a constructed booth with panels, fascia name in English, carpet, 1 table, 2 chairs, 3 spotlights and 1 plug socket. (CORNER BOOTHS WILL HAVE AN ADDITIONAL CHARGE OF 10%)

Space only: US$ 370 or Rs 26640 per square metre (as against the organiserís tariff of USD 420 per sq mtr) and minimum bookable area is 36 sq.mtrs. Space only exhibitors should order separate power/ electricity connection/partition/carpet/furniture etc. for their stand.


Payment option: Details of our US$ EEFC Account will be given to those who wish to make payment in US Dollars. Please add US$ 50 cover bank charges. In case of payment in rupees, you are requested to pay by Demand Draft/Cheque payable at Mumbai in favour of THE PLASTICS EXPORT PROMOTION COUNCIL.


Payment schedule: 30% non-refundable payment along with Application. Second installment of 30% payment must be paid on or before 30th September 2016. Balance payment of 40% must be paid by 10th December 2016.

Application: Interested members are requested to confirm their participation by sending attached Application form duly completed along with 30% non-refundable advance payment.


Benefit to the Members: This activity is approved by the Department of Commerce, Government of India under MAI scheme and Reimbursement will be available @ Rs. 6000/- per sq-meter under the shell scheme & Rs. 5000/- under the space only option to the eligible Members. To obtain this refund, participating members, must furnish outcome report after completion of their participation; self certified copy of IEC; proof of travel-e-ticket (self-certified copy of Indian passport (page1st& last) with immigration stamp showing arrival & departure in India & Dubai or boarding passes) of the representative who must be a proprietor, partner, director or employee of the company). The refund will be made on receipt of funds from the Government. In view of limited funds, value restricted to an estimated area of 1100 sq-meters & it would be given strictly on first-cum-first-served basis to the extent of our budget.


Additional benefit: Participants of CAPINDIA 2016 will be eligible for A Special Discount in participation Charges @ Rs. 1000/- per sq meters in the Councilís MAI activities like Kenya Plast 2016, Sri Lanka Plast 2016, arabplast 2017 & Plastics Vietnam 2017 up to Rs. 50000/- during 2016-17 (This offer will be valid from 01st April 2016 to 31st March 2017)

Please contact the undersigned for further details if any.


We look forward to your immediate response in this regard.


Thanking you,

Yours faithfully,


V G Mahajan

Director (Exhibitions)

(Sponsored by the Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Dept. of Commerce, Govt. of India)
Crystal Tower, Ground Floor, Gundivali Road No 3
Off Sir M V Road, Andheri (East), Mumbai - 400 069 - India
Phone: + (91-22) 26833951/52(D) 26844364

Fax: + (91-22) 26833953/4057

Mobile: +91 9821287200
Email: vgm@plexconcil.org
Website: www.plexconcil.org

Encl: Application Form