The Coimbatore District Small Industries Association (CODISSIA) a jubilant & vibrant ISO 9001:2008 certified organization started functioning in the year 1969 with 40 members and now currently the membership strength base has crossed 5,250
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
About CODISSIA Trade Fair Complex
Established in 1999, a significant forum in Coimbatore, the CODISSA 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 CODISSA 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 4 acres, the complex houses every conceivable facility demanded by a trade fair.