STAI’s 81st Annual Convention and International Sugar Expo 2023 to be held on September 6-8 in Kerala

The Sugar Technologists Association of India (STAI) gears up for its highly anticipated event – the 81st Annual Convention and International Sugar Expo 2023. Scheduled to take place from September 6th to 8th, 2023, at the state-of-the-art Travancore International Convention Center, this will be the first time that STAI will be holding its annual convention at Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), the capital of the southern state of Kerala.

Expected to draw nearly 800-900 delegates representing diverse facets of the sugar and allied industries from all corners of the country, this event promises to be the largest gathering of sugar technocrats.

Participants will have a golden opportunity to exchange fresh insights, explore shifting consumer perspectives, delve into ongoing diversification efforts, delve into cutting-edge research, and embrace emerging technologies. Moreover, the convention will provide a platform for delegates to engage with industry veterans and thought leaders, fostering innovation and propelling growth within the sugar and allied sectors.

In conjunction with the annual convention, International Sugar Expo 2023 a concurrent ‘Expo of Product and Services for the Sugar and Allied Industries’ is also being organized. The delegates will have an opportunity to meet and interact with nearly 70 service providers ranging from turnkey sugar/distillery plant manufacturers, consultants, speciality chemical manufacturers, technology providers, agri equipment manufacturer to small and medium enterprises. It will be a unique opportunity for the delegates to have face to face
interaction with the worlds renowned technology developers for an on spot solution to the queries related to latest products, processes and services.

  • Lets have a look at the Convention Highlights:
    Biggest congregation of sugar & allied industry scientists, technocrats & managers from India & abroad
  • Sharing wealth of experience by renowned experts on industry trends and deep insight during the Memorial lectures and technical sessions
  • Delivering excellence and innovation for future businesses
  • Opportunity to interface with leading technology developers & who’s who of Indian sugar industry
  • Lucrative opportunity for branding, networking and knowledge sharing
  • A platform to network, forge partnerships with Govt & industry stakeholders

Top reasons to attend

Understanding recent trends in process improvements, technological advancements and innovations in the industry with global perspective

Accessing opportunities in the Indian Sugar Industry

Opportunity to exhibit innovations, delivering presentations to the elite gathering of professionals

Networking with top policy makers, industry leaders, Indian &
international experts, buyers etc.

Overseas opportunities for industry professionals

International Sugar Expo 2023 will be held concurrently along with the Convention at Travancore International Convention Centre. Nearly 70 exhibitors comprising of leading original equipment manufacturers, small and medium enterprises, speciality chemical manufacturers etc., will be participating and showcasing their products and services to the industry. At present the sugar industry is on the cusp of a mega transformation and is emerging as a potent driver of clean energy, driving India’s shift to renewable energy. It will be a good opportunity for the exhibiting companies to showcase their latest
products, innovations and services to nearly 800-900 delegates from across the country which will be a unique and un-paralleled promotional opportunity. The exhibit area will be prime networking space for the attendees during the luncheons, dinner and through out the complete convention programme.

For more information contact: Amit Khattar, Secretary General, STAI (Phone number: +91 9811677900), Email:,, Website:


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