The 45th Edition of the India Carpet Expo is scheduled from, 8 – 11 October 2023 for the second time at “Bhadohi Carpet Expo Mart” at Bhadohi, Uttar Pradesh (India) under the aegis of the Government of India. Bhadohi District is known by the name ‘Carpet City’ and has also been awarded the “Town of Excellence” by the Government of India. It is home to the largest hand-knotted carpet weaving industry hubs in South Asia and is visited by a large number of buyers from domestic and overseas markets. This year for the second time the Expo is being organized at Bhadohi Carpet Expo Mart.

“India Carpet Expo” has attained the status of Asia’s largest handmade Carpet Fair. The event started in the year 2000 and is a biannual fair that attracts hundreds of buyers of Handmade carpets, rugs, and other floor coverings from more than 60 countries of the world. More than 200 Exhibitors represent carpet-producing areas like Bhadohi, Mirzapur, Varanasi,  Agra, Jaipur, Panipat, and Srinagar, etc., and exhibit their wide range and varieties of handmade carpets, rugs, and other floor-coverings in the Expo.

Under the aegis of the Government of India, the selected Overseas Buyers of Handmade Carpets/Rugs, etc. shall  be provided the following complimentary package for attending the India Carpet Expo, 8-11 October 2023 at Bhadohi:

A. Reimbursement  towards Airfare, as a Subsidy: 

  1. Buyers from Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Egypt, Guatemala, Kenya, Libya, Mauritius, Mexico, Morocco, Namibia, New Zealand, Nigeria, Peru, South Africa, U.S.A., Uruguay & Zimbabwe. US $ 800.00
  2. Buyers from other countries US $ 600.00

B. Complimentary  Hotel  accommodation  upto  2 nights (Room rent with   breakfast) in Varanasi between 7th October to 11th October, 2023.

The Council will also provide Shuttle service from Hotel to Fair Venue during the Exhibition period.

The Overseas Buyers can visit our website and/or register at

Click here to view copy of Post Show Report of 43rd India Carpet Expo