About Codissia

Coimbatore District Small Industries Association (CODISSIA)

The Coimbatore District Small Industries Association popularly known as CODISSIA, was established in the year 1969. It is a Non-Profit, ISO 9001-2015 certified, one of the largest Business Membership Organisation for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises in India. It has a membership of more than 6600 MSME’s from different segments. CODISSIA works for Industrial development, economic growth and prosperity of Coimbatore region. The Association has made significant contribution towards building a strong and stable industrial belt in this region and created awareness among entrepreneurs.

  • CODISSIA charter affirms to build up healthy powerful and quality SMEs through sustained efforts, firm commitment and a system to review continuing suitability of policies and to analyze new ideas for continuous improvement
  • The Association serves for the growth and prosperity of industries and it has made a significant contribution towards building a strong and stable Industrial City – Coimbatore
  • The Association besides functioning as a grievance redresseal unit, also functions as a development oriented Association conducting series of Seminars/ Training Programmers/ Study Tours/ Exhibitions/ Industrial Trade Fairs/ Industrial visits etc. so as to develop and create awareness among industrial entrepreneurs

  • CODISSIA has dedicated itself to the cause of small-scale industries and has made its mark at the District/ State and National levels by its selfless service to SSI’s in a variety of ways The Association renders guidance and help to the new entrepreneurs in the identification of products/ preparation of project reports and getting financial assistance from banks, licenses from various departments, etc.
  • It has set up its own trade fair center from resource mobilisation to conduct world class industrial fairs. These Trade Fairs provide a platform for Small Industries to come internationally and earn valuable foreign exchange
  • CODISSIA is the only District Level Association in the whole of India to have signed a Memorandum of Understanding with (VDMA) Plant and Machinery Manufacturers Association/ Bavarian Section of West Germany to work jointly to assist the members in identifying new technologies/ promote joint ventures, Technology transfers and to send trade delegation etc. to Foreign Countries like Germany Technology transfer through ZDH, Germany TUV Rheinland

  • Established in 1999, a significant forum in Coimbatore, the CODISSIA Trade Fair Complex is one of India’s Largest trade fair complex and a recognized venue in the industrial and exhibition industry of Tamil Nadu, India. Well-known amongst the regional exhibiting companies for hosting some of the most notable events and seminars in South India, it has been the main inspiration for all upcoming exhibition venues in the country. It is certified as a World Record holder in the Limca Book of Records and enjoys the unique distinction of being Asia’s largest pillar free hall. Constructed in a record time of 155 days, it was set up with the aim of providing state-of-the-art infrastructural facilities for conducting trade fairs.

  • The exhibition building spans on an area in excess of 2,00,000 sq ft and has been equipped with ultra-modern features. It also makes it available for its exhibitors an outdoor space for hosting parties, open air events, and many more. It consists of both air-conditioned and non air-conditioned exhibition halls for conducting indoor events, seminars and meetings in addition to trade fairs. Purposely built keeping in mind the highest standards, the CODISSIA Trade Fair Complex provides facilities such as parking space, food court and communication facilities. On par with the Pragati Maidan, New Delhi, it is the first of its kind in South India to host trade fairs on an international level. Spread over an expanse of 40 acres, the complex houses every conceivable facility demanded by a trade fair.

Salient Features of CODISSIA Trade Fair Complex

  • Strategically located in close proximity to the National Highway, Airport & Hotels
  • 2 Kms away from the Airport
  • 6 Kms away from the Railway Station
  • 1 Km away from NH-47
  • Systematic and excellent stall layout for high visibility
  • Conference halls and demonstration facilities for special promotional activities
  • Covered column-free exhibition space of 20,000 sq.mts
  • Roof height of 10.65 mt for easy handling of heavy machineries
  • Heavy-duty flooring
  • Availability of power, water and pneumatic air
  • Ample parking space for 2,000 cars and 10.000 two wheelers
  • Wi-Fi enabled 24-hours communication centre