Mice Affairs Media Group, News Bureau, `19 March 2021
A delegation of Council of Indian Exhibition Organisers (CIEO) comprising Steering Committee Members today held a marathon meeting with the senior officials of the Ministry of Commerce Government of India in New Delhi.
The CIEO delegation apprised the senior ministry officials on the collective representation in the form of Signature Campaign initiated by CIEO on the reversal of SOP , reduced Venue rentals; waiver of cancellation and penal charges from both Government owned and Privately held Venues, consideration of ‘Lean Period’ for Exhibitions during FY21-22, & inclusion of the Exhibition Sector in the support schemes by Government. The campaign was endorsed and signed by more than 200 Leading Indian organizers, Foreign Organisers with operations in India, and the Exhibition Service Providers.
The meeting resulted in a positive outcome and the assurance that the SOP shall be reversed and the notification in this regard will be issued by early next week.
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