Home / Knowledge / News / Meet at Agra – a successful event
Meet at Agra – a successful event
18
Nov '10
The curtain fell on the 4th Meet at Agra (30th-31st Oct), which saw a participation of 180 companies exhibiting in an area of 7,000 square metres. The trade fair showcased raw materials, leather & technology trends as well as numerous footwear components. With 5220 visitors from accredited manufacturing sector, the Meet at Agra exhibition as well as the Indian footwear industry proved to be in excellent health.

The two day event organised by the Agra Footwear Manufacturers and Exporters Chamber (AFMEC), saw over 250 Indian and foreign exhibitor stalls from countries including Italy, Germany, China, Brazil, Thailand, Hong Kong, Egypt and Pakistan.

Puran DAWAR, President AFMEC stated “We are extremely pleased with this years influx of visitors as they endorse our exhibition's increasingly international appeal and ability to provide the best platform for sourcing and networking. The materials presented were full of important new elements and added value. We saw excellent leathers, value added components and very interesting new machines. This year's show has generated a business of Rs. 600 crores.”

“The fair was enlivened by a growing presence of export cum domestic manufacturers and also a few retail brands. The Meet at Agra once again endorsed that it's a not to be a missed show and the most important platform for networking,” stressed SHAHROO Mohsin, Senior Vice President AFMEC.

Amit Chopra, MD Shoes & Accessories noted “, The event confirms its role as an international benchmark for Leather, components and technology. Our analysis reveals that 70% of people are regular visitors who take advantage of this opportunity to source raw materials and 25% participation of International exhibitors and visitors endorses the growing popularity of the event. All the overseas visitors have expressed very positive comments. Meet at Agra is an extremely interesting fair because it succeeds in offering a truly international panorama of materials on offer.”

The fair will be inaugurated by Mr. Sudhir Bobde, IAS, Commissioner Agra Division and Presided by Smt. Anjula Singh Mahaur, Mayor Agra. The Guest of Honour is Mr. M. Rafeeque Ahmed, Chairman FDDI . The other dignitaries gracing the occasion would are Mr. Tanvir Zafar Ali, Vice Chairman, ADA,Mr. R. K. Jalan, Chairman Central Region, CLE, Mr. Naresh Bhasin, Chairman Western Region, CLE, Mr. Sanjay Gupta, President,IFCOMA.

For more detials Click here.

Agra Footwear Manufacturers and Exporters Chamber (AFMEC)

Must ReadView All

Apparel/Garments | On 18th Jan 2017

Government considering 100% FDI in single brand retail

The Government of India is looking at allowing 100 per cent foreign...

Courtesy: Walmart

Apparel/Garments | On 18th Jan 2017

Walmart to create 34,000 new jobs in the US

The world’s biggest retailer and also the biggest US private sector...

Courtesy: UN Department of Public Information

Textiles | On 18th Jan 2017

World economy expanded by just 2.2% in 2016: UN

The world economy expanded by just 2.2 per cent in 2016, the slowest...

Interviews View All

Manfred Mentges
Sedo Treepoint GmbH

We see a higher demand in colour management systems, as customers see big...

Cyril Pereira
Reed Exhibitions India, organiser of Asian Machine Tool Exhibition 2016

'Major problem in the textile machinery manufacturing industry is the lack ...

Kamlesh Vaghela
RK Textiles

Very few machinery manufacturers have R&D units

Mark Paterson
Technical Absorbents Ltd

Mark Paterson, R&D manager of Technical Absorbents Ltd talks about Super...

Kerem Durdag
Biovation II LLC

Kerem Durdag, CEO, Biovation II LLC, provides an insight into future...

Paolo Ocleppo
Sandvik Hyperion

Paolo Ocleppo, Rotary Cutting Segment manager, Sandvik Hyperion discusses...

Rupa Sood and Sharan Apparao
Nayaab

Nayaab, an exhibition meant to celebrate Indian weaves, is in its second...

Wendell Rodricks
Wendell Rodricks

"We should not compare India and the West. There are things we do that...

Sonam & Paras Modi
SVA

Sonam and Paras Modi's Sva Couture is synonymous with head-turning...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH
January 2017

January 2017

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

SUBSCRIBE


Browse Our Archives

GO


eNEWS
Insights
Subscribe today and get the latest News update in your mail box.
Advanced Search