The Synthetic & Rayon Textiles Export Promotion Council

Invite Participation in GOTEX, Sao Paulo, Brazil from September 10-12, 2019

Ref. No. MR/Brazil/1744                                                                   Date: 31st May, 2019


Sub: Invite Participation in GOTEX, Sao Paulo, Brazil from September 10-12, 2019

Kindly refer to our earlier circular dtd. 27th May, 2019, inviting participation of member companies in GOTEX, an International Exhibition of Textile products in Sao Paulo, Brazil from September 10-12, 2019.

GOTEX acts as a global sourcing platform for enabling not only the Brazilian but also most of the LAC importers, buyers, agents and textile designers to meet their future suppliers of textiles to source their requirements. Its first edition held in October 2013 in Sao Paulo, which exceeded expectations bringing together 340 exhibitors, and more than 5000 visitors. In the latest edition, the Show had a more qualified visitation than the previous years to check launches in the areas of fibres, yarn, trims, fabrics, home textiles, garments, etc. from Brazil, China, Italy, USA, Mexico, Peru, India, South Korea, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, Pakistan and Bangladesh. The Show will target at clothing & apparel manufacturers, importers, agents, chain stores/departmental stores, private labels, fashion stores, buying houses, trading companies, etc. in Brazil.

Participation fee:

  1. 6 sqm = INR 1,20,000/-
  2. 9 sqm = INR 1,90,000/-

An Early bird discount of Rs. 10,000/- is offered on participation fee of Rs.1,90,000/- for a 9 sqm. sized booth and Rs.5,000/- on participation fee of Rs.1,20,000/- for a 6 sqm. booth.

The last date for availing the Early Bird Discount has been extended upto Friday 7th June, 2019.

Market Access Initiative (MAI): All companies fulfilling the following eligibility criteria under MAI Scheme can claim reimbursement of costs of 2-way airfares (maximum limit being Rs. 1,00,000/-) for one person only:

  • Company should have completed 12 months membership in the Council.
  • Exports of the company should be with zero to Rs 30 crores of FOB value in preceding financial year
  • Assistance shall be permissible only to the regular Director / Partner / Proprietor of the Company. This facility is, however,  not admissible to a foreign national.
  • Company should not be under investigation / charged / prosecuted / debarred / blacklisted under the Foreign Trade Policy of India or any other law relating to export and import business
  • MAI funding support is only provided to a member for a maximum of two MAI Events/Fairs in a year

Please note that the participation fees include expenses for a fully equipped booth with name on facia, lights, table, chairs, and adequate furnitures/props for display. Participation fee also covers expenses towards publicity/promotion. However, the participation fee does not include air fares, hotel charges, etc. of representatives of participating companies.

Hotel Booking: Group bookings in Hotels will be arranged for representative of participating companies with the help of Indian Consulates in Sao Paulo. Details about the hotels and rooms will be informed to you later. Please note that payments to hotels for rooms will have to be made directly by the participants.

Travel Arrangements: An Official Travel Agency will be appointed to arrange for Group travel and help in air ticket booking.  The Agency will provide details of suggested flight schedules and do the needful for your representatives in this regard. However, airfares will have to be borne by the company and paid to the Travel Agency directly.

Cancellation Policy:

  • 80% Cancellation charge, if participation is withdrawn on or before 20th June, 2019.
  • No refund will be available, if participation is withdrawn on any date thereafter.

As the Organizer of GOTEX is in the process of finalizing the details of the requirements, Member-companies are requested to immediately reply us by confirming their participation with full payment to enable us proceed further in the matter.  Attached herewith is the Application Form (download), which the prospective applicants are required to fill-in and return as soon as possible.

Last date of closing participation is Saturday 15th June, 2019.

Details for Payment through RTGS, Bank Account, GSTN, etc. are given in the Application Form (download)”.

In case any further details/clarifications on any matter, whatsoever, are needed, you may kindly feel free to contact us soon.

Thanking you,

Yours faithfully



Encl: Application Form (download)