The Biggest and The Most Complete Exhibition of Gifts and Housewares INACRAFT 2013 is being held for the 15th time, for five days from 24 - 28 April 2013 at the Jakarta Convention Center, Jalan Gatot Subroto, Jakarta.
Indonesia's largest craft fairs held every year since 1999 was organized by the Association of Exporters and Producers of Indonesian Handicrafts (ASEPHI) in cooperation with PT Mediatama Binakreasi, and supported by several ministries and state-owned enterprises associated with the formation and development of Small Medium Enterprises (SME) and Cooperatives.
Like last year, the number of visitors during the five-day exhibition is expected to reach 200 thousand visitors. The visitors INACRAFT not only come from the Jakarta, Bogor, Depok, Tangerang and Bekasi course, many visitors from outside the island of Java, which came as Bali, Lombok, Sumatra, Kalimantan, Sulawesi and Papua.
In addition, through registration on-line media, around 650 foreign buyers have said they would come, such as Malaysia, Singapore, Middle East, Thailand, Sri Lanka, and Australia, with the highest percentage of the number of countries Malaysia.
It is expected that the number of buyers who will visit the exhibition INACRAFT will reach 1000 people. Meanwhile, the trade deal is expected to rise 7.5% larger than last year's 203 billion with the contact details of the results of 88 billion business and retail sales of Rp 115 billion more.
With the central theme "From Smart Village to Global Market", INACRAFT 2013 is intended to facilitate the Indonesian handicraft products to be able to rise to a higher level and elevate Indonesian handicraft products that have selling in order to compete with similar foreign products in the international market.
INACRAFT 2013 raised the sub theme "Towards the Global Market through the Environmantally Friendly Handicraft" as for the intent and purpose of this exhibition gives priority products that are environmentally friendly which is based on the utilization of raw materials available in Indonesian products and processes.
Nowadays environmentally friendly products into products for inclusion in the scale handicraft industry in the world and increasingly sought by national and international markets.
INACRAFT 2013 also presents "Remarkable East Java" as the main icon with the aim of exploring a wealth of handicrafts East Java that has the potential to produce large handicraft and good business opportunities to be developed so that a superior product that will be able to take part in improving the Indonesian craft product exports. These icons will look very thick with the feel of East Java in the entire area exhibits ranging from the main gate, opening ceremony stage, hanging banners inside and outside the exhibition area, art shows and booth East Java icon in the Main Lobby.
Additionally INACRAFT 2013 provides business consulting opportunities that will be held in the Lower Lobby area with experts from CBI Rotterdam, the Netherlands, and AHPADA Bangkok.
Craft items on display include a variety of handmade products from textiles such as batik, weaving, embroidery, songket, ikat and various accessories, wooden crafts such as sculpture, carved furniture, picture frames, educational toys for kids and so on; goods jewelry of gold, silver and precious stones; ceramic handicrafts, pottery and earthenware; thousands of types of home decoration and other craft items.