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AMI fair saw more than 1000 attendees in first 2 days

Aug '19
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Apparel Manufacturers of India (AMI), the largest apparel trade fair in South India consisting of India’s leading apparel group of manufacturers and traders, hosted its 8th fair in Chennai recently. The leading B2B fair saw more than 1000 attendees in the first two days. People from stores across different departments from Tamil Nadu attended the event.

The fair, which was hosted at Chennai’s most premium convention centre, Sri Ramachandra Convention Centre, was inaugurated by Roshan, MD of Saarthas, Trichy, one of the most popular names in retail industry in Tamil Nadu.

The fair saw participation from more than 100 brands from Mumbai who showcased their latest fashions and trends for festive season, especially Diwali to retailers across Tamil Nadu. Some of the key brands present in the fair every year include Era, Geevankee, Nextlook by Raymond, Femi Designs, Fayon Troupe, Lafille, Final Choice, EL2, and many more. They showcased their collection this time too.

AMI started in 2015 and till date has conducted 19 fairs. They had named this fair Advait meaning 'One of a kind' or 'unique' in Sanskrit. AMI has been conducting exceptional fairs, inviting nearly 3500 retailers per edition and hosting brands, MBO's, chain stores all under one roof to showcase more than 125 brands from Mumbai in every edition.

"We are glad to see that our initiative has helped many SME’s and MSME’s grow and strengthen their business model. The idea behind starting AMI was to consolidate the entire Indian apparel market and provide one stop solution to industry colleagues. We are glad our peers have supported and motivated us in the same," said Nikhil Furia, key organiser, AMI. "We will continue to stick to our aim of building a robust community for all apparel industry individuals and bridge the gap between manufacturers, retailers, agents and suppliers." (PC)

Fibre2Fashion News Desk – India

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