Apparel manufacturers in Indore (India) and its stakeholders across the supply chain are equally happy and excited, as most participants at the recently concluded Garment Fair-2016, organized by the Indore Readymade Vastra Vyapari Sangh, felt the event has been beneficial for their business.
The Indore apparel industry is now expecting more orders to come in for the coming season. Organized in a 1.5-lakh-square-feet area, within 4 domes, the event grounds held 160 booths, most of which were beautifully managed and had displayed their latest collections. More than 5,500 retailers, wholesalers, dealers visited the fair and booked their orders. Most of the visitors were from Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh etc.
Sharing his experience, one of the visitors, Pawan Agarwal, Swami Collection, Faridkot (Punjab) said, “We have come to Indore after eight years, but after seeing the collections here, I believe I will be visiting this city more often now.”
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Pamba of Pamba Vasan Agency was also enthusiastic in his response. “We have been working with Indore-based firms for the past three decades, but this time, the designs, presentation were awesome and challenging to the manufacturers of Delhi and Mumbai.
Akshay Jain, spokesperson of Indore Readymade Vastra Vyapari Sangh told Apparel Resources, “Our team, under the leadership of Shanti Priya Doshi, President and Secretary, Ashish Nigam, did a very good job and all exhibitors supported us with a positive attitude. Our fair also witnessed visitors from Saudi Arabia, Sharjah, Muscat, Kuwait and Indonesia. In the next three years, we will be a challenge for all other garmenting hubs in India.”
Indore, one of the biggest garmenting hubs of the Indian domestic garment market, has almost 2,500 units, manufacturing mainly kidswear and shirts.