Is the exhibition open to both trade visitors and the general public?
IndiaWood is primarily a business to business trade exhibition for woodworking professionals to source machineries, technologies, products and services.
The exhibition is open to trade and business visitors only. For security and safety reasons, the general public and minors below the age of 18 will not be allowed admission. The organiser reserves the right to refuse entry without being required to give reasons.
Is the exhibition free to attend?
IndiaWood is free to attend for all trade visitors.
What is the travel distance from BIEC to strategic points in the city?
Majestic Railway Station & Bus stand to BIEC
Bengaluru International Airport to BIEC
Electronic City to BIEC
Mekhri Circle to BIEC
Bengaluru International Airport (BIA) is about 45 kilometers away from Bangalore International Exhibition Centre (BIEC). The airport is conveniently connected to Bangalore city. There are several and easily accessible transport options available to reach the desired destination.
Taxi from airport to Exhibition Centre
About 50 minutes, approximately 800 INR.
‘Airport taxi’ signs leading to the taxi stand, are seen right through the baggage claim areas of both international and domestic terminals. Follow these signs to go to the ‘Taxi boarding point’. ayment can be made through cash, credit card or debit card. Rates are charged based on the distance travelled. You can get an idea about the costs for the taxi on this link: http://www.taxiautofare.com
Stations in Bangalore (all at a 15 – 18 km distance from BIEC) are: Majestic Bangalore, Cantonment Station and Yeshwanthpur Station.
Metro also known as Bangalore Metro is the rapid transit system for the city of Bangalore, Karnataka, India. To reach the exhibition centre take the Green Line to Nagasandra Station. From there you can take the bus to reach BIEC. Travelers accommodated in Bangalore East or West can change from the Purple Line to the Green Line at KempegowdaStation.Detailed information concerning time tables and tickets can be found on the official website of Bangalore Metro Rail Corp. Ltd. : http://bmrc.co.in/index.html
BIEC is easily reachable by car. You can find a parking area on the right side of the entrance plaza in front of Hall 1. The capacity of this parking site accounts for 350 cars.
The closest bus station to Bangalore international Exhibition Centre (BIEC) is Madavara Station. Madavara Station can be reached by bus no. 401–AB direction Yelahanka
Can I buy product samples or exhibits and take them from the exhibition?
No you cannot buy product samples or exhibits at the exhibition as per ITPO (India Trade Promotion Organisation) guidelines. However, you are most welcome to pre-book or place an order at the exhibition.
Are there any events or activities taking place during the exhibition?
Yes, there will be B2B forums / seminars during IndiaWood. Please visit the website closer to the exhibition for detailed information.
Are children allowed to visit the exhibition?
No. As IndiaWood is a trade event, no one under 18 years of age will be allowed to enter the exhibition
How do I register to visit?
All trade visitors can spot register at any of the registration counters during their visit to the show. Trade visitors can also pre-register online.
Can I register onsite?
Yes, you are able to register for IndiaWood on-site; though we strongly encourage you to register online to avoid long waiting queues. To register on-line click-here
How can I organise travel and accommodation?
Click here to go to our Travel Partner page which contains details of our official travel partner who can assist you with booking your hotel, requesting a visa, organising tours and other essential travel services.
Is there parking at BIEC?
You can find a parking area on the right side of the entrance plaza in front of Hall 1. The capacity of this parking site accounts for 350 cars.
Are there places to eat at BIEC and in the exhibit halls?
A multi-cuisine food court will be operational at BIEC duringIndiaWood 2020. The fast food outlets will operate from ground floor of Food Court and Food Plaza in different locations inside BIEC and will be highlighted with direction signages. The fast food outlets and a speciality restaurant will operate from the ground and first floor of the food court respectively. In addition, dry snack bars will operate from Exhibition Halls. Bottled drinking water will be available from food counters.
What if I need medical assistance?
First Aid room with medical assistance including doctor and ambulance, in case of emergency, will be available at BIEC during the fair period, including pre & post exhibition period.
What is the weather like in Bangalore during the show (in March)?
Nature has gifted Bangalore city with a very pleasant and moderate climate. In Bangalore, neither would you tremble with cold in winters, nor would you drench with sweat in summers. Bangalore weather boasts of cool winters and warm summers, without any extremes in both the cases.
The temperature in Bangalore in March cuddles between 17 degree and 20 degrees.