GES 2017

GES 2017

The Ministry of Commerce and Industry in association with Services Export Promotion Council (SEPC) and Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), organized the third edition of Global Exhibition on Services (GES) from 17 – 20 April 2017 at India Expo Mart, Greater Noida. The GES served as a platform to enhance strategic cooperation and develop synergies between the players of the services sector in India with its global counterparts. GES aims to give services sector the global visibility it deserves, which would help present opportunities for boosting services trade, thereby enhancing strategic cooperation amongst

Focus Sectors

  • BFSI
  • Education
  • Energy Services
  • Environmental Services
  • Exhibition and Event Services
  • Facility Management
  • Healthcare
  • IT & Telecom
  • Logistics
  • Media and Entertainment
  • MSME
  • Next Gen Cities
  • Professional Services
  • Retail and E-commerce
  • Skills
  • SMEs and Start up in Services
  • Space
  • Sports Services
  • Tourism and Hospitality
  • Wellness

Highlights of GES 2017

  • Inauguration by : Hon’ble President of India
  • Focus Country: China
  • Partner State: Government of Andhra Pradesh
  • Partner State Tourism – Arunachal Pradesh
  • 20 Focus Sectors
  • 73 Countries
  • 23 Indian states
  • 550 Exhibitors
  • 30+ Focus Seminars/Parallel activities
  • Ted Talks by Imminent Personalities
  • 600 International Delegates
  • 3000+ B2B Meetings
  • Cultural Evenings
  • Cuisine Festivals
  • Platform for extensive Business Networking / Joint Ventures / Exchange of Ideas / Brand
  • Visibility / Exploring newer revenue models
  • Vibrant and easy-to-navigate Website:
  • Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Youtube

State Participation in GES 2017

  • Partner State: Andhra Pradesh
  • Partner State (Tourism): Arunachal Pradesh
  • Focus State: Sikkim
  • Event Sponsors: Madhya Pradesh and Jharkhand
  • Co-Sponsors: Goa, Gujarat and Chhattisgarh
  • Gold Sponsor: Karnataka


  • 23 States participated including Andhra Pradesh and Arunachal Pradesh and major sponsors
  • All the North-Eastern States participated under the banner of DONER Pavilion that showed services ranging from handicrafts, exports of food items to pottery and painting
  • Huge number of B2B meetings and networking among the Government sector during the event
  • Exclusive sessions for Madhya Pradesh and Andhra Pradesh that included various officials as prominent speakers
  • Exclusive session for Arunachal Pradesh that focused on its Tourism sector
  • Kerala, Goa, Karnataka, Chhattisgarh, and North East States displayed various service sectors in their respective State Pavilions

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