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FDDI participates in the GDS Fair, Germany
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Mar '09
The 2009 GDS International Fair was held at Düsseldorf, Germany from 13th to 15th March 2009. Footwear Design & Development Institute (FDDI) participated in the fair in stall no. 70 D 28 at hall number 7.

"Being a world-class training institute, we need to redefine ourselves as creators of pathways to the future." Mr. Rajeev Lakhara, IRS, Managing Director, FDDI.

FDDI displayed its publications and informed about its laboratory services, training programmes and consultancy services through brochure and one-to-one meeting.

According to Mr. Rajeev Lakhara, IRS, Managing Director, FDDI, "Being a world-class training institute, we need to redefine ourselves as creators of pathways to the future."

"We believe that developing a sense of understanding for Design and Innovation will be strategically important to organizations. This necessitates, equipping ourselves on a continuous basis. Hence, FDDI participated in the fair to gather the latest forecasts and trends of footwear styling and components for autumn/winter season" added Mr. Lakhara.

In order to attract business prospect from the foreign companies for FDDI in the area of testing & laboratory services, the signing of Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the International Shoe Competence Centre (ISC), Germany was also heralded during the fair.

On behalf of FDDI, Mrs. Heena Raina, Sr. Designer, (Product Development Centre) participated in the fair.

The other Indian participants in the fair were Excelsior Leathers Pvt. Ltd., Kolkata, Gupta H.C. Overseas (I) Pvt. Ltd., Agra, Lilybet Footworld, New Delhi, Raj Sohes, Mumbai, Transworld Shoes Corporation, Agra, Tri Star Exports, Mumbai.

"The objective of the participation was to strengthen & foster business association in the global footwear market." Mr. Shashi Bhushan Shukla, IRS, Secretary FDDI.

During the fair, brochure and magazine of FDDI were also distributed. The fair was an ideal platform to source, develop relations and exchange views for the global footwear industry.

According to Mr. Shashi Bhushan Shukla, IRS, Secretary FDDI, "The objective of the participation was to strengthen & foster business association in the global footwear market."

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