ABID -Association of Architects Builders Interior Designers and Allied Products over the years has played an active part in promoting and educating the Eastern Region of India with new developments in the Building industry both Interior & Exterior.
ABID regularly holds Exhibitions, Seminars, Educational tours for its members and also for up coming professionals of the building industry. ABID over the years has encouraged vocational training in this field by regularly tying up with various institute of the eastern region imparting such education by inviting students for its various programs and also by providing field training opportunity to these students. The deserving students are also award merit certificates by ABID in Consultation with the Institutes.
Over the years ABID has honoured eminent personalities from various fields of this industry by recognizing their contribution and efforts. Awards are given to such personalities in the Interior fairs. This tradition even continues today.
ABID presents it yearly Mega Event “INTERIORS 2013” commencing on the 29th January 2013 to the 3rd of February 2013. As per the standards set by ABID the fair will be breaking new grounds in Interior Design and Product launches.
The fair will be inaugurated by Chief Guest Mr.Madan Mitra Hon’ble Minister of Sports & Fisheries Govt. of West Bengal and Guest of Honour Actress Paoli Dam on the 29thJanuary 2013th.The exhibition will continue till the 3rd of February 2013 with show timings from 10.00 am to 8.00 pm daily.
The Feature of Interior2013 are the large no of Stalls 82 in total, with Six being sponsor stalls, Eleven being Designer Stalls and the rest Sixty Five Product stalls. The New products being displayed are the Fab Ply, Home & Office Automation, sliding folding PVC Shutters, Imported finishing products for wood and wall coating, especially in gold, silver. Further more some of the recognized brands have introduced new ranges of Home lighting, motorised window covering and various paint finishes. The exhibition showcases the new dimensions and innovations in Interior Decor which are catching the fancy of the end users and affecting their daily life.
“Though no buying and selling is allowed in this fair, but it generates awareness leading to enquires which culminate in business to the tune of several Million of rupees in this region. Interior Decoration and Furnishing though is in the unorganized sector it generates a great deal of employment for both skilled and unskilled manpower. The total Interior Decoration kitty in Kolkata would be of approximately Rs.500 Corers per annum.The Exhibition is visited by more than 1 lakh persons every year and we hope to achieve much more this year.” said Mr. Devendra Jain, President of ABID 2013.