1 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.

2 Is the exhibition free to attend?

Indiawood is free to attend for all trade visitors.

3What is the travel distance from BIEC to strategic points in the city?
Distance From Distance(Approximately)
Majestic Railway Station & Bus stand to BIEC 20 Kms
Bengaluru International Airport to BIEC 45 Kms
Electronic City to BIEC 41 Kms
Mekhri Circle to BIEC 18 Kms

By Air

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.

If you were staying close to the Bangalore International Exhibition Centre, then airport taxis would be a better option.

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By Metro

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.

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By Car

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.

By Bus

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

4 What are the hours of IndiaWood 2024?

Exhibition Timings:

22 February 10:00 am - 18:00 pm
23 February 10:00 am - 18:00 pm
24 February 10:00 am - 18:00 pm
25 February 10:00 am - 18:00 pm
26 February 10:00 am - 17:00 pm
5Can 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.

6 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.

7 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

8 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.

9 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

10 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.

11 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.

12 Are there places to eat at BIEC and in the exhibit halls?

A multi-cuisine food court will be operational at BIEC during Indiawood 2024. 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 specialty 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.

13 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.

14 What is the weather like in Bangalore during the show (in February)?

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.