IMAGES Group is proud to present the 13th edition of India Fashion Forum, the biggest congregation of the Indian fashion industry that will witness the world visionaries and think tanks sharing their visions with the captains of the business of fashion. IFF 2013 is all set to take off on 20th March, 2013 and will be a three day fashion extravaganza to be held at the fashion capital of India, Mumbai at Bombay Exhibition Centre, Goregaon.
Over the years India Fashion Forum has defined the business of fashion and this time around it’s much bigger due to active participation of many new fashion giants; designers, and many new international, national and regional brands. By encompassing a wider set of fashion professionals, India Fashion forum is all prepared to set the next trends for the business of fashion.
Supported by Apparel Exports Promotion Council (AEPC), Federation of All India Textile Manufacturers Association (FAITMA), The Fashion Alliance of India and Worth Global Style Network (WGSN), this three day magnum opus of fashion business will see the world of fashion & retail converge and share their learnings.
With participation of the key stakeholders -- comprising major fashion & lifestyle brands, manufacturers & exporters, retailers, shopping centre developers, supply chain & logistics, IT, retail design & shop fit companies and the entire support industry -- the three-day forum - with leadership sessions, CEOs conclaves, workshops, talk shows, exhibits of futuristic concepts in fashion forecasting, branding and retailing, the best of retail spaces across India – will be an unparalleled opportunity for business networking.
Calling upon the fashion industry to join India Fashion Forum, Mr. A. Taneja, Chairman, IMAGES Group says, “India Fashion Forum has been the oldest and the most credible source of bringing the best of the fashion industry on one platform year after year and is proudly into its 13th edition.
"The role of Brands and Retailing has assumed a great significance. This unique platform is an endeavor to bring together the fashion universe and discuss unique opportunities and challenges poised to this industry and the avenues to take this industry to the next level."
IFF has been a gateway for many international brands to enter India. Besides national and global fashion retail chains, India's top regional retail chains and most successful franchisees will actively participate at the forum. For the big brands, this mega event has proven to be a great investment for promoting their collection, and strengthening their position as market leaders.
The seamless exchange of experiences and innovative ideas at IFF paves way for not just the fashion industry, but also for many other industries that are directly or indirectly linked to designing, marketing and retailing of fashion and lifestyle products. The fashion & lifestyle market in India – comprising apparel & textiles, shoes & accessories, jewellery & watches, beauty & wellness, home décor and lifestyle gadgets -- commands a lion's share in the modern retail pie with almost two thirds of the market share.