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

Arvind Limited executive directors Punit Lalbhai (left) and Kulin Lalbhai explaining the project to Gujarat chief minister Vijay Rupani. Courtesy: Arvind Ltd

Apparel/Garments | On 18th Oct 2017

Arvind to set up mega apparel facility in Gujarat

Arvind Limited, one of India’s largest textile to retail...

Clash over monetary payment by UK at Brexit talks

Textiles | On 18th Oct 2017

Clash over monetary payment by UK at Brexit talks

The European Union (EU) and the United Kingdom (UK) are clashing over ...

Cotton stocks accumulating everywhere outside of China

Textiles | On 18th Oct 2017

Cotton stocks accumulating everywhere outside of China

Global cotton stocks outside of China are expected to rise by nearly...

Interviews View All

Mukesh Agarwal & Rajesh Agarwal
Madhuram Fincap Pvt Ltd

Increasing prices and lack of demand main issues facing industry

Sanjay Yagnik
Maa Tex Speciality

‘We suggest reducing dosage of sizing chemicals to reduce sludge...

Sonia Agarwal
Whitenife

‘The terms eco-friendly and organic are common but everyone perceives them ...

Nitesh Mittal

Kusumgar Corporates is a leading manufacturer of technical textiles and...

Harsh Shah

Established in 1956 with a small beginning, Embee today manufactures a...

Harmeet Singh

New Delhi-based Jogindra Industries Private Limited provides an assortment ...

Steve Cole
Xerium Technologies

Steve Cole of Xerium Technologies discusses the industry. Xerium is the...

Eric Scholler
Groz-Beckert

The Indian market has huge potential in technical textiles, and by far,...

Mark Paterson
Technical Absorbents Ltd

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

Akta Adani
India Boulevard

India Boulevard is a San Francisco-based curated fashion marketplace that...

Tony Ward
Tony Ward

"You have to truly understand what your client wants, know her needs, what ...

Mike Hoffman
Gildan Activewear SRL

Gildan Activewear, a manufacturer and marketer of branded clothing and...

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

October 2017

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

news category


Related Categories:

Planning to Take the Leap towards
Sustainability?

Do you see sustainability as a route to business growth?

Yes No

Do you think the sustainability space has the needed tools and resources available for a business to lead change?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you see sustainability as a route to business growth?

Yes
77.3%
No
13.6%
Skip
9.1%

Total Votes: 66

Do you think adopting a sustainable approach will be a profitable move for your business?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you think the sustainability space has the needed tools and resources available for a business to lead change?

Yes
60.6%
No
28.8%
Skip
10.6%

Total Votes: 66

Do you want the world to know about your sustainability journey and your business’ environmental footprint?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you think adopting a sustainable approach will be a profitable move for your business?

Yes
84.8%
No
10.6%
Skip
4.5%

Total Votes: 66

Thanks for your valuable feedback. Claim your free latest sustainability e-book.

Active Poll

Do you want the world to know about your sustainability journey and your business’ environmental footprint?

Yes
74.2%
No
12.1%
Skip
13.6%

Total Votes: 66


E-News Insight
Subscribe Today and Get the
Latest News Update in Your Mail Box.
Advanced Search