Dr. Naresh Tyagi, Head-PDQA, Madura Fashion & Lifestyle emphasized that F&A Show has become a bench mark event for India and the show is growing year by year. He said the objectives of mission 'Make in India' was very well implemented at the show.
Special highlights of the show were the Business Networking Forum, Trend Forum by Pearl Academy, Trend Forecast Seminar by WGSN, the Creatives Conclave, Heritage Artisan Crafts Exhibit and Fashion Show.
Mr. Suresh Balram, Senior Manager, Materials, Ralph Lauren, Bangalore, said, "The show was fantastic, it's improving better and better every year. I met new vendors and I got particular item I was looking. There should be equal participation of nets, wovens, man-made textiles, cotton textiles, trims etc."
Mr Eberhard Ganns, Managing Director, Union Knopf (HK) Limited, Hong Kong, noted, "We are regularly participating in F&A Show. This year the show was good. We have got 80 enquiries and 10 may get converted to order. I can say it's the best show. More High Level information exchange has to happen."
Mr. Vinod Bhargav, Marketing Head, Everflow Petrofils Ltd., Mumbai, said, "the show was good and many customers from Tirupur have come and it is very nice to show our new products to them. We got good clients and we have filtered more than 35 to 40 valued customers. Location and other facilities are also good. Foreign customers from Sri Lanka and Bangladesh have also visited."
With over 110 companies participating, the three-day show had displays of new collections by leading textile and accessories manufacturers from around the country and overseas. The product-mix displayed at the show, specifically designed to meet buyers' expectations included all kinds of apparel fabrics, suiting, shirting, bottom weights, knitted, narrow, fleece, grey, corduroy, denim, velvet, embroidered fabrics and dress materials; narrow fabrics and accessories like labels, elastics, embroidery threads, hangers, interlinings, buttons, tapes, tags, laces, stones, bar coding, printing services, testing services and much more. Visitors came from India and overseas like UK, U.A.E, Germany, Sri Lanka, Korea, Egypt, China and Dubai. (HO)
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