Frequently Asked Questions - Visitor

Is the exhibition open to both trade visitors and the general public?

MumbaiWood is primarily a business to business trade exhibition for woodworking professionals to source 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 organizer reserves the right to refuse entry without being required to give reasons.

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 sourcing forums / seminars during MumbaiWood. Please visit the website closer to the exhibition for detailed information.

Are children allowed to visit the exhibition?

No. As MumbaiWood is a trade event, no one under 18 years of age will be allowed to enter the exhibition.

Will there be a show catalogue available at the exhibition?

Yes, there will be a show catalogue available at the exhibition. The catalogue can be obtained from the registration desks at the show.

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 to avoid long queues at the venue.

Can I register onsite?

Yes, you are able to register for MumbaiWood 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 BEC?

A large parking area is available that is sufficient for 500 cars and 20 trucks/Buses.

Are there places to eat at BEC and in the exhibition halls?

MumbaiWood will have a food courtoffering an assortment of cuisine from international to local cuisines. 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 BEC during the fair period, including pre & post exhibition period.

What is the weather like in Mumbai during the show (in October)?

Weather in Mumbai is generally pleasant during the midweeks of October.

MumbaiWood Emergency Numbers

These emergency numbers will help every participating member of MumbaiWood2017. It is recommended that every traveller planning a trip to Mumbai must have these Emergency numbers with them.
These telephone numbers will provide efficient assistance during a fire outburst or any other kinds of accident. Some of the important emergency numbers in Mumbai are listed below:
•            Fire Service: 101
•            Ambulance: 102
•            Police : 100

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