The Clothing Manufacturers Association of India (CMAI) is organising India’s largest apparel trade show – The 69th National Garment Fair” from July 15-18, 2019 at the Bombay Exhibition Centre in Goregaon , Mumbai.
The B2B fair will be spread over approx. 700,000 square feet, covering all the halls at the Bombay Exhibition Centre. It will feature 882 exhibitors, showcasing 1,062 brands. This will be India’s largest ever garment fair held so far. It will display leading brands in men’s wear, women’s wear, kid’s wear and accessories. CMAI will also publish the ‘Show Directory’, popularly known as the Fair Guide at the event. Approximately 50,000 retailers and trade visitors from all over India are expected to visit this air.
The fair will be held over four days from 10 am to 9 pm. It will be open only to trade visitors and garment retailers. It will also hold business networking sessions between the exhibitors, agents and distributors. Products and machinery at the show, will be presented by national as well as overseas companies
According to Rahul Mehta, President, CMAI, through this fair, the association aims to generate the advancement of the large-scale garment industry across the globe. The association has been the pioneer of the Indian apparel industry for over four decades. It has around 20,000 members, including readymade garment manufacturers, exporters, retailers and ancillary industry. With its headquarters in Mumbai, CMAI also has branches in New Delhi, Bengaluru and Pune.
The association has been organising such domestic garment fairs since its inception. These fairs are widely acclaimed by participants as a means to diversify their distribution base, absorb new trends in product-mix, style-wise, design-wise etc. and increase domestic business.