Organized by the Apparel Exporters & Manufacturers Association (AEMA), RETAIL SOURCE INDIA is a three day mega event which will bring together an array of manufacturers, retailers, distributors, wholesalers, brands, fashion designers under one roof. The show will be held at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi from 19 to 21st July, 2014.
The show will be accessible to over 20,000 buyers of garment, fashion accessories, fabrics, and supporting services.
The exhibitors include: makers of women’s and men’s, lingerie, sportswear, babies and children’s wear, evening wear, swimwear, festive and bridal wear, ethnic wear, handbags, fabrics, buttons, labels, inspection, testing and certification services and fashion magazines.
“The aim of this show is to bring all garment manufacturers, brands, retailers, retail chains, online companies, distributors, wholesalers, under one roof and help them in connecting to the entire sourcing chain and explore a wide range of products,” averred Lalit Gulati, President, AEMA. He pointed that the idea behind conducting Retail Source India, is to make the supply chain more organized and bridge the gap between buyers and sellers.
Fashion shows, coffee shows, product promotions, highlighting current fashion trends are some of the activities lined up. Being the only domestic show for garment and accessories manufacturers in North India, Retail Source India is being looked upon as a platform for the entire sourcing chain.
AEMA that has years of experience in conducting many promotional activities and exhibitions of international repute has come up with the show so that the growing potential of retail market in India can be utilized to the fullest. To make show a huge hit road shows in Chandigarh, Ludhiana, Indore, Meerut, Patna, Chennai, Lucknow are done and many more in Tier 1 and Tier 2 cities are in pipeline. Moreover, personal visits to brands and retailers are made so that the show has high number of quality visitors.
“We have field workforce meeting all participants and visitors,” says Lalit Gulati. Keeping the festival season in mind, the show was planned for July so that exhibitors can showcase and sell their products to shopkeepers for the forthcoming festive season.