With Ganesh Chaturthi around the corner and the city limping back to normal in the aftermath of the blasts, here's something for those wishing to shop and to get back into life - the Indian Consumer Exhibition (ICE 2007). Inaugurated on 1st September at the NTR Stadium, the exhibition has about 250 stalls set up by 300 companies, both domestic and multinational.
The exhibits include electronic and electrical appliances, furniture, crockery, carpets, bed spreads, dining covers, artificial flowers, modular chimneys, water purifiers, computers and accessories, and many more. Heavy discounts of upto 50%, free gifts and lucky draws are being offered on various products.
Electronic majors such as LG, Videocon, Philips, Onida, Sansui, Kenstar, IFB, Whirlpool, Samsung, Electrolux, Hyundai Electronics and Usha are displaying their vast umbrella of products ranging from flat televisions, plasmas and ultra slim televisions, washing machines, music systems, refrigerators, VCD and DVD players, iPods, MP3 & MP4 players, digital still cameras, video cameras, microwave ovens, convection grills, toasters and air-conditioners, among others.
In addition, there is colorful ceramic crockery from Delhi, along with cups, lampstands, trays, dining table jars, serving bowls, dinner plates and small knick-knacks. Plastic goods like storage jars and laundry baskets for the home are also on display. Glen, Gilma and TTK Prestige are showcasing their electric chimneys, gas stoves and pressure cookers.
General and life insurance companies like Reliance General Insurance, SBI Life and ING Vysya Life Insurance are out to market their insurance products in this city of uncertainity. For serious buyers of plots and homes, Saiteja, Suchir India, Rishi Jaideep, Madhubala Estates, City Square, Green Homes and Pargat Green Meadows are there for assistance.
Other stalls include coir products from Coir Board, DTH television connectivity services from Tata Sky and Dish TV, lubricants from Gulf Oil, ayurvedic products from Himalaya and Dabur, spices from Pakistan, handicrafts from Thailand and Turkey, exotic and contemporary furniture from Furniture Mart and Furniture Point, mattresses from Libra, power inverters from Genus, electronic laterns and portable gas stoves from PKL Limited, and other stuff from China and Iran. All major credit cards are accepted.
The entry is by tickets of Rs. 40 per head. Please contact 99899-89717/93471-18891 for further details.