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Expand in India through Trade Events
Connect with our in-country sector experts and Indian companies at global trade events.

India Trade Events

The U.S. Commercial Service (CS) India organizes and supports trade events in sectors with strong export potential for U.S. companies. Consider joining the featured events below to identify business opportunities and partners in India or search for additional events.

Participating in local trade events is an excellent way to explore opportunities in the India market.  Whether virtually or in-person, we encourage U.S. companies to tap into the local India events and let us assist you in making your presence felt in select events of your interest.

Provided below is a list of trade events, U.S. pavilions, trade development missions.  For further information on each trade show or event, please contact our specialist(s) listed against each event.


May 22-26, 2023
Cybersecurity Business Development Mission to India 
The United States Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration (ITA), will be leading a Cybersecurity Trade Mission to New Delhi and Mumbai, India, from May 22-26, 2023 with optional stops in Bengaluru and Hyderabad. Meet prospects, policy-makers, and regulators, and learn about winning in this fast-growing market from industry thought leaders. Interested U.S. cybersecurity companies may register and/or for more info, please contact: the U.S. Commercial Service, New Delhi.

Participation in domestic trade events is a great way to get connected to your local exporting community and to cultivate valuable relationships with trade experts, service providers, and other businesses.  These events focus on critical “need-to-know” topics and range from small webinars and seminars, to major national conferences and specific industry focused trade shows.

We promote select U.S. trade events to local India business contacts and many times recruit an India delegation. Therefore, these events can be valuable place to identify and meet with motivated Indian business professionals looking to source U.S.-made products, technologies, and equipment.

Provided below is a list of domestic trade events in the U.S. promoted by USCS India.  For further information about our planned support at each trade show or event, please contact our specialist(s) listed against each event.


June 1-3, 2023
International Franchise Expo (IFE), New York
The International Franchise Expo (IFE) is a 3-day event that will feature up to 400+ franchise industry exhibitors, with investments ranging from $5,000 to $1M+ and a wide range of product categories.  Franchising is a strategy proven to help businesses grow quickly and the opportunities at IFE encompass multiple markets and cover over 100 different industries. If you are interested in B2B meetings with executives of the exhibiting franchisors, please forward your expressions of interest to: the U.S. Commercial Service, Chennai.

September 12-14, 2023
Global Franchise Connections Conference, Miami, Florida
Global Franchise Connections is a curated franchise trade event and an innovative new program to introduce prospective franchisees to a group of U.S. franchisors based on their interests.  It is a three-day franchise development event featuring up to 15 U.S. franchisors that have been curated based on attending investors and prospective franchisees from international companies.  International attendees have an opportunity to meet with executives of exhibiting franchisors, and to learn from an in-depth conference program.  If you are interested in attending the conference, please forward your expressions of interest to: the U.S. Commercial Service, Chennai.