Trade fair 2018 is scheduled in Pragati Maidan and IITF dates are 14th to 27th November 2018 and first few days of India International Trade Fair are reserved for business visitors. The Trade Promotion Organization has increased the ticket price last year for Trade fair and tickets are expected to be available in online mode also for like last time. Tickets will be available at 66 Metro stations and bookmyshow online website.
1st weekend of Delhi trade fair is over and 18 is the first general visitor day and it was Sunday. Online tickets for Delhi trade fair was sold out at 2 PM. Around 35000 visitors came to visit on Sunday. There was heavy demand of tickets as compared to sale. Many people have to go back bare handed due to unavailability of trade fair tickets. Now, visitors should purchase the fair tickets in advance for upcoming weekend (Saturday and Sunday). It would be the last weekend and fair last day will be 27th November 2018. So book Trade Fair 2018 Tickets online @bookmyshow right now to avoid last minute rush.
Business days for trade fair will be from 14 to 17 November 2018 and Public days are from 18-27 November 2018. Detailed Trade Fair Delhi 2018 ticket prices shared after the official announcement in below Table.
India International Trade Fair 2018 Ticket Prices
ITPO has announced the price of trade fair tickets 2018.
|Ticket Information – IITF 2018|
|Business Days (14-17 November)|
|One Day Ticket||500|
|Student Ticket (In Uniform with School ID)||Not Confirmed|
|Public Days (18-27 November)|
|Public Days (weekdays)|
|Child (Age 5-12 Years)||40|
|Public Days (weekend/Holidays)|
|Child (Age 5-12 Years)||60|
|Senior Citizen and Handicapped Person||Not Confirmed|
Visitors need to pay 60 Rs on weekdays for Adult and for children entry free up to 12 years of age in IITF. Weekdays are from Monday to Friday. On weekends (Saturday/Sunday) or Public holidays visitors have to pay 120 Rs for an adult ticket and child entry is free up to 12 years. Ticket is valid for single entry.
Business tickets are available by paying 500 Rs and seasonal ticket can be purchased in 1800 Rs. Seasonal tickets are valid from 14 November to 27 November 2018. ITPO is providing free entry for senior citizens and persons with disability after producing valid age/physical handicapped document with photograph on any gate of Pragati Maidan. Attendants coming with senior citizens and physical handicapped person need to buy full ticket.
Pragati Maidan Trade Fair Latest Updates
Despite the small space in Trade fair, visitor craze is high to to visit the Pragati Maidan. On Monday, 19 November 2018 30000 people visited the fair and on Tuesday 27000+ visitors came to visit the fair. Long queues and heavy rush is expected in the fair during the long weekend of Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Trade fair tickets might be sold out early due to heavy rush and good news is that you can book Trade fair 2018 tickets online from bookmyshow in advance.
27 November will be the last day of the fair and last 5 days are remaining. I you are looking to visit the fair during these last 5 days, make sure to purchase tickets from 66 metro stations mentioned in this page or you can book the tickets online. Trade fair tickets are not available at Pragati Maidan ticket counters and Pragati Maidan metro stations. Buy tickets in advance due to less space and ore crowd. Also, try to reach the venue early to avoid longer queues.
General visiting dates will be started at the Pragati Maidan trade fair from 18 November 2017. Now visitors can visit the trade fair by purchasing normal entry tickets from Metro stations and bookmyshow (online tickets). The main highlights of the trade fair are various state pavilions which are selling their regional items and tasty local cuisines. Various types of clothes, local food, handmade items are available at these state pavilions. This place is ideal for those who wants to try their hands on photography. Various locations are available in the complex for selfie lovers. Elephant statue of Tamil Nadu, Tiger and jungles of Madhya Pradesh, Palace on the entry point of the Rajasthan pavilion are some of the eye catching spots of the trade fair. Visitors who are planing to visit trade fair, they should buy Pragati Maidan Trade Fair 2018 tickets in advance due to less availability of entry tickets this year.
Delhi Trade Fair Tickets Update
Trade fair 2018 tickets will not be available on Pragati Maidan Metro station and ticket counters of Pragati Maidan. This year, visitors can book the tickets in advance in online and India International Trade Fair 2018 tickets booking starts from from bookmyshow in online mode. In 2017, Only 25000 tickets allowed to sold on working days and 25 thousand tickets on weekends to control the crowd inside the complex. Pragati Maidan ticket counters might be open for fewer hours, depends on the crowd.
Pragati Maidan Trade Fair 2018 Entry Gates
Three gates are available for the entry to inside the Pragati Maidan Trade fair 2018. Gate No. 1 on Bhairon road, Gate No. 8 of Mathura will be used for entry. Gate No. 10 is also open for entry for Metro and other passengers. Gate No. 10 is very near to Pragati Maidan Metro Station.
Less Space in 2018 Trade Fair
The 2018 trade fair will be organized at Pragati Maidan in 20% of the space as compared to last years. Very less square meters of space would be available for Vyapar Mela due to the ongoing construction work. A world class Integrated exhibition cum convention center (IECC) is being built inside the Pragati Maidan campus. This building will be completed in two years in a budget of 2600 crore.
Due to construction, less number of exhibitors will participate in this event. Crowd control would be the main task for the ITPO management. In 2016, around 15 lacs of people attended this 14 day event. In 2018 ITPO would try the reduce the visitors number up to 5 lac. This time main focus is on the sale of online tickets through bookmyshow and no ticket sale on Pragati Maidan ticket counters.
Most of the state pavilions have given less space as compared to the previous years. For the security of the visitors, many CCTV cameras are installed inside the Pragati Maidan Complex. One temporary police station will be made inside the complex and 400 volunteers of civil defense are in the security of visitors along with security personals. Security teams will be available inside every pavilion and hangers. One of the most popular event of Delhi trade fair, Dog Show will not be performed this year.
Trade Fair 2018 Tickets at Metro Station
Pragati Maidan trade fair tickets are available on all the metro stations except Pragati Maidan metro station to reduce the crowd on this metro station. Trade fair Tickets can be bought 4 days in advance from the metro station and ticket purchase timings are 8.30 AM to 5.30 PM. Booking of tickets can be stopped earlier to reduce the crowd inside the Pragati Maidan complex. Tickets are available on customer care centre of Delhi Metro stations.
Total 66 metro stations of various lines stations are marked for the sale of Pragati Maidan Trade fair tickets. List of the metro stations are shared below.
|S. No.||Metro station||Line|
|5||Netaji Subhash Place||Red|
|20||Huda City Centre||Yellow|
|21||Noida City Centre||Blue|
|22||Noida Sector -15||Blue|
|35||Uttam Nagar East||Blue|
|45||Ashok Park Main||Green|
|50||Kashmere Gate -6||Violet|
Trade Fair Delhi 2017 – Pragati Maidan Layout
Below layout plan of Pragati Maidan is showing all halls for IITF 2016. Click on image for larger size.
Pragati Maidan layout map is showing the nearby roads, all entry gates, railway lines, state pavilions, food courts, restaurants, canteens, Mansarovar lake, theaters, foot over bridge, traffic police pavilion, etc.
This time ITPO has decided to increase some facilities for the visitors. School students can visit the trade fair during business days in just 50 Rs instead of 500 Rs. Students will have to come in School dress with School ID, for these schools have to send their application in advance to ITPO. ITPO is also planning to provide free Wi-Fi to the visitors.
Trade Fair Delhi Timings
9:30 AM to 7:30 PM and entry can be availed till 5 PM. Due to heavy crowd on weekends entry can be restricted before the scheduled time.
IITF Delhi Dates 2018
14-27 November 2018. 14-17 November is reserved for business visitors and general visitors can visit the fair from 18-27 November 2018.
Nearest Metro Station
Pragati Maidan Metro Station of Blue Line
IITF Online Ticket Booking Link: bookmyshow.com.
Shuttle Bus Service is available from Mandi House to Pragati Maidan on interval of 10 to 20 minutes. This bus service is free of cost and visitors can also buy IITF tickets from the bus also. The bus service is available from 14 to 27 November (IITF Dates).
ITPO has installed ATM inside the complex to smooth facilitation of cash withdrawal. Wi Fi facility is also available in some halls.
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