An exclusive shopping fest, the Grand Kerala Shopping Festival (GKSF) was first started on 2007 December 1 and continued for next 47 days and since then it became an annual shopping festival in God's Own Country. The ever-inviting borders of Kerala never leave you empty handed once you traverse them. The Grand Kerala Shopping Festival, the signature shopping festival of Kerala, is yet another fascinating event that stands testimony to this fact. The shopping festival is conducted by the Tourism Department in co-ordination with the Industries & Commerce Department, Finance Department and Local Self Government Departments. Through this shopping festival, the Kerala Government intends to transform the state into a hub for international shopping experience and thereby launch Shopping Tourism in the state. In the process, the brand image of Kerala Tourism would go a long way to help upgrade the infrastructure of traditional marketing centers in Kerala. The organizers are all set to start the next season of the biggest ever Shopping Extravaganza, the Grand Kerala Shopping Festival with novel initiatives and exciting prizes to the shops and shoppers. Offers and offers from big brands and MEs for their products, hotels give their special offers, exciting prizes, fun filled events and many more. With all these special discounts available, GKSF would be the right choice for your shopping terminal. Fresh enterprises, mind blowing offers and exciting prizes - both for shops and shoppers - make GKSF will be a rewarding shopping experience. Goals of GKSF To develop the state of Kerala a prominent International trade centre. Development of the trade and commerce sector of Kerala. To propagate our traditional products and cultural heritage among the tourists who visit Kerala. To bring in branding or brand building opportunities and thus promote Kerala Tourism To make the state the trade and tourism hub of the country. Encouraging maximum number of tourists to visit Kerala.