Why Become an AISEF Member?

1.  International Spice Conference  (ISC):  All Members of AISEF have an advantage of concesssional delegate fee while attending the Conference.

2. The World Spice Congress : AISEF members had the exclusive advantage of a concessional delegate fee,  while attending the congress till 2014.

The Forum has had the unique privilege of co-hosting the most prestigious and premier event of the spice industry: The world spice congress, from 1990 to 2014. The Congress attracts the virtual who-is-who of the spice world, with distinguished speakers and industry experts making presentations on topics of crucial importance. The last Congress – the eleventh in the series – was held in Pune in February 2012 and had a record attendance of 176 overseas delegates from 40 countries and 310 Indian participants from all over the country.

3. Assistance in taking up spice industry issues with the Spices Board and the Government of India: AISEF advantageously headquartered at Kochi, has established an excellent rapport with the Spices board - the premier government body responsible for spice exports in India. Spice industry problems of our members presented through the AISEF has always had an active ear at the Spices Board.

4. Access to Global Spice Associations and Industry Bodies: The Forum has built upon strengths developed over the years and has established good working relationships with government agencies and spice associations, worldwide, in both producing and consuming countries, with some having reciprocal memberships with AISEF. 

5. Access to useful information on trade related issues: Quarterly Newsletters will keep you abreast of all relevant spice news and trends. Regular circulars on spice / export matters of immediate value including enquiries, received by the Forum through Spices Board, Spice Associations etc, will add value to your business.

6. Networking and business building Opportunities: Our current list of members account for 80% of the spice exports from India. By enrolling as a member you will not only have access to information of vital importance to your business, but also the opportunity to network with established and experienced company executives.


*Pattern of Membership:                                                          1)    ORDINARY

                                                                                                 2)    ASSOCIATE

Ordinary Membership:

Individuals, firms, associations, body of individuals or Joint Stock Companies, Corporations and others engaged in the Spices Export Trade shall be eligible for enrolment as Ordinary Member.

Membership fee:                      Enrolment Rs.10000/-                 Annual Subscription     Rs.5000/-

GST @ 18% i.e. Rs.2700/-

Associate Membership:

Those individuals, body of individuals, firms, associations, Joint Stock Companies, Corporations or others engaged in any auxiliary trade / industry, having interest in Spices trade and joining the Association for securing information but paying the admission fee and annual subscription as specified in the Article. Associate Members will not be eligible for election to the Managing Committee and they will not also have voting rights.

Membership fee:                     Enrolment Rs.10000/-                 Annual Subscription Rs.5000/-

GST @ 18% i.e. Rs.2700/-


Note: A new member is required to be proposed by an existing AISEF member.

A copy of Certifcate of Registration with Spices Board as exporter of spices may be sent alongwith application for Ordinary Membership.

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