Forthcoming Indian & International Fairs

January 2019

SITEX 2019 - SURAT INTERNATIONAL TEXTILE EXPO
Jan 04, 2019 to Jan 06, 2019
With a view to encouraging the trade and industry of the South Gujarat region and highlighting the strength of the textile sector of Surat, the Southern Gujarat Chamber of Commerce & Industry is once again organising SITEX 2019 - Surat International Textile Expo. It aims to provide an excellent opportunity to the manufacturers, dealers, wholesalers and retailers of the textile industry to showcase their wide range of products and services, and to industry experts to discuss about the latest market innovations. The fair further works towards providing lucrative business opportunities to the business leaders, corporates, manufacturers, entrepreneurs, buyers and sellers in the industry to expand their business across the world. It also provides them a chance to capitalise on their expertise, and diversify or expand their operations in the existing market. SITEX 2019 - Surat International Textile Expo will be attended by top buyers, wholesalers, dealers, manufacturers and corporate decision makers.
VENUE I Surat International Exhibition and Convention Centre
DEMOGRAPHY I International
CITY I Surat, India

ARIZONA APPAREL SHOW 2019
Jan 06, 2019 to Jan 08, 2019
Arizona Apparel Show is a pioneering event featuring Arizona apparel, accessories, footwear and giftware at exciting offers and price ranges and is held thrice a year. Local representatives attend this show and come up with the newest trends prevailing in the international as well as domestic market. Thanks to the organisers, this wholesale market show has been able to retain its business-friendly ambience since its inception.
VENUE I El Zaribah Shrine Auditorium & Conference Center.
DEMOGRAPHY I International
CITY I Phoenix, USA

HONG KONG FASHION WEEK FOR FALL/WINTER 2019
Jan 14, 2019 to Jan 17, 2019
The HKTDC Hong Kong Fashion Week Fall/Winter is an exclusive fashionable event that boasts the presence of a wide variety of products and services such as clothing material and accessories, bridal and evening wear, intimate wear, fashion accessories, children’s wear, yarn, fibre and much more. It is an extensive platform that presents the best collections of almost every fashion brand and is widely known for attracting a large number of visitors. It is also an excellent platform for new and existing exhibitors presenting their work, to gain global acceptance. This platform serves as a launch pad for budding professionals who are eager to leave a mark globally.
VENUE I Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre
DEMOGRAPHY I International
CITY I Wanchai, Hong Kong

62ND INDIA INTERNATIONAL GARMENT FAIR
Jan 16, 2019 to Jan 18, 2019
The 62nd India International Garment Fair (IIGF), jointly organised by The Clothing Manufacturers Association of India (CMAI), AEMA, GEA and GEAR, presents the Autumn/Winter 2019-20 collections of leading manufacturers and retailers from the apparel industry and provides a viable business platform for networking.
VENUE I Halls 1, 3 & 5, India Exposition Mart
DEMOGRAPHY I International
CITY I Greater Noida

PREMIUM INTERNATIONAL FASHION TRADE SHOW BERLIN 2019
Jan 15, 2019 to Jan 17, 2019
Premium International Fashion Trade Show is a world- class event, which exhibits products from the apparel and clothing, lifestyle and fashion industries like casual wear, women’s wear, men’s wear, textiles, fabrics, fashion and equipment for fashion industry, fashion institutes and designers, fashion publications, media and services, lingerie and shoes, as well as fine fragrances and cosmetics, etc. The event is a major trade show for advanced contemporary fashion. Premium International Fashion Trade Show has been an inspiration for the fashion industry, and its brilliance and dynamism sets it apart from other trade shows around the world. Thanks to its unique set-up, this event defines the key trends for each season; the latest lifestyle fashions, trends and global market developments are analysed and the portfolio is updated to include at least 25-30 per cent of new, commercial, high-end collections.
VENUE I STATION Berlin, Luckenwalder Straße
DEMOGRAPHY I International
CITY I Berlin, Germany

APPAREL SOURCING USA 2019
Jan 21, 2019 to Jan 23, 2019
Apparel Sourcing USA is a three-day event that showcases products from apparel brands, retailers, wholesalers and independent design firms. It is a dedicated sourcing marketplace for finding the best domestic and international apparel manufacturers. The show is attended by leading buyers, wholesalers/dealers, manufacturers and marketing professionals from around the world.
VENUE I Jacob K Javits Convention Center, West 34th Street
DEMOGRAPHY I International
CITY I New York

8TH FUTURE FABRICS EXPO 2019
Jan 24, 2019 to Jan 25, 2019
The Future Fabrics Expo is a showcase of responsibly produced materials devised by The Sustainable Angle. It aims to improve the visibility of innovative textiles and materials for fashion with a reduced environmental impact. The Sustainable Angle supports this endeavour with educational resources that consider impacts across the entire supply chain, in order to promote and facilitate more informed material selections and practices within the fashion industry.
VENUE I Victoria House
DEMOGRAPHY I International
CITY I London, UK

68TH NATIONAL GARMENT FAIR
Jan 30, 2019 to Jan 31, 2019
The 68th National Garment Fair (NGF), organised by The Clothing Manufacturers Association of India (CMAI), aims to generate the advancement of the large-scale garment industry across the globe. CMAI is the pioneer and the most representative Association of the Indian Apparel Industry for over four decades. The products and machinery exhibited at the show are presented by national as well as overseas companies. The 68th NGF offers various business opportunities to apparel manufacturers and retailers and is expected to be a huge success.
VENUE I Bombay Exhibition Centre, NSE Complex, Goregaon (East)
DEMOGRAPHY I International
CITY I Mumbai

Febuary 2019

FIMI MADRID - 2019
Feb 01, 2019 to Feb 03, 2019
FIMI is the only international fair of professional character focused on children’s fashion, footwear and accessories. It is the forum par excellence of the children’s sector, where professionals from around the world can conduct business and discover the latest trends in fashion and accessories.
VENUE I Glass Pavilion, Avenida Principal
DEMOGRAPHY I International
CITY I Madrid, Spain

ATLANTA APPAREL - APRIL 2019
Feb 02, 2019 to Feb 06, 2019
Atlanta Apparel - April 2019 is one of the most comprehensive and expansive shows on the apparel and fashion industry. It provides an excellent platform for business and networking and helps apparel producers, manufacturers, importers and exporters to connect with international traders and wholesalers.
VENUE I I AmericasMart Atlanta, Peachtree Street Northwest
DEMOGRAPHY I International
CITY I Atlanta, USA

TEXTILE 4.0
Feb 07, 2019
Textile 4.0 is an international conference organised by the Textile Association (India), Mumbai Unit, whose theme is ‘Roadmap for Application of Industry 4.0 in Indian Textile Manufacturing’. It will attract mill owners, top textile professionals, experts and textile technologists from India and across the globe. The second edition of Textile 4.0 will provide a micro view and will focus on the implementation and application of the Industry 4.0 in Indian textile manufacturing. The high-profile conference will be attended by 500 quality participants who will get an opportunity to listen to these leading experts from the field of textiles. Textile 4.0 will touch upon all related technological updates, their connectivity and contribution to textiles such as the role of artificial intelligence in fashion retail and its supply chain, the impact of Textile 4.0 on supply chain management, intelligent and flexible manufacturing for mass customisation, etc.
VENUE I The Lalit Mumbai
DEMOGRAPHY I International
CITY I Mumbai

AVANTEX PARIS 2019
Feb 11, 2019 to Feb 14, 2019
Avantex Paris is dedicated to innovations in the textile and fashion industry. Avantex Paris gathers start-ups, brands, designers, garment and textiles manufacturers, retailers, engineers, agencies, studios, institutes, laboratories and universities to create the fashion of tomorrow and open new markets. Leading buyers, wholesalers/dealers, manufacturers, corporate decision makers and marketing professionals attend this event for business networking and trade.
VENUE I Paris Le Bourget Exhibition Centre
DEMOGRAPHY I International
CITY I Paris, France

ASIA APPAREL EXPO BERLIN - 2019
Feb 20, 2019 to Feb 22, 2019
The Asia Apparel Expo will display a wide range of men’s, women’s and children’s wear, knitwear, fabrics and textiles, fashion accessories, as well as trimmings and garment accessories. It is attended by leading buyers, manufacturers and corporate decision makers from across the globe.
VENUE I BMICH
DEMOGRAPHY I International
CITY I Berlin, Germany

March 2018

PREMIERE CLASSE 2019
Mar 01, 2019 to Mar 04, 2019
For almost 30 years, Premiere Classe has been the prestigious meeting point for designers of fashion and accessories. With a stellar international reputation for its high- end selection, this unmissable event showcases 500 brands and designers of ready-to-wear, leather goods, accessories, jewellery and footwear, chosen specially for their creativity, originality and style. The event takes place twice a year over four days during the Paris Fashion Week. It is an opportunity for artistic exchanges and discovering new market trends and unique exhibitors.
VENUE I Jardin des Tuileries, Rue de Rivoli
DEMOGRAPHY I International
CITY I Paris, France

EAST CHINA FAIR 2019
Mar 01, 2019 to Mar 04, 2019
East China Fair (ECF) is the largest regional trade fair in China with the most traders, a great variety of exhibits and the most onsite deals. With an annual four-day session, ECF is supported by the Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China and is co-sponsored by nine provinces. There will be products of garments, home textiles, consumer goods and art deco gifts. ECF facilitates business talks concerning transactions, investments and various kinds of cooperation. Leading exhibitors from all over the world attend this event for business networking and trade.
VENUE I Shanghai New International Expo Centre, Century Park
DEMOGRAPHY I International
CITY I Shanghai, China

BANGALORE FASHION WEEK 2019
Mar 07, 2019 to Mar 09, 2019
Bangalore Fashion Week (BFW) has been conceived and created with a vision to showcase the Indian fashion industry to the global fashion world. The name ‘Bangalore Fashion Week’ follows the international practice of christening the fashion week event after the name of the city in which it is being held. BFW is a premier event in India, whose objective is to create business relationships and to facilitate a dialogue between fashion designers and trade buyers of the world.
VENUE I The Oterra Hotel, Electronic City
DEMOGRAPHY I International
CITY I Bengaluru, India

TEXTILE FORUM FASHION FABRIC SHOW 2019
Mar 13, 2019 to Mar 14, 2019
Textile Forum is London’s most exclusive twice-yearly luxury fashion fabric show for designers who want to be inspired. Make sure you attend to source the latest fabrics from the world’s leading suppliers. The show attracts fabric buyers from major fashion retailers and brands, established independent design businesses and start-ups, tailors, craft shops, seamstresses and costumiers. Leading exhibitors attend this event for business networking and trade.
VENUE I One Marylebone
DEMOGRAPHY I International
CITY I London, UK

INDIA FASHION FORUM 2019
Mar 27, 2019 to Mar 28, 2019
India Fashion Forum pays tribute to the world of fashion and displays an array of fashionable brands, brand manufacturers, fashionable products including apparel for men, women and children, designer products, fashion franchises, shopping centre services, supply chain and logistics services and much more. It is an extensive platform that is dedicated to the latest trends and supplies and is known to attract a large number of visitors. It is also a great forum for expanding business and reaching out to the Indian public.
VENUE I Renaissance Mumbai Convention Centre Hotel
DEMOGRAPHY I International
CITY I Mumbai, India

April 2018

LOS ANGELES MAJORS MARKET - 2019
Apr 01, 2019
Los Angeles Majors Market, also known as California Market Center, is a private event which connects major retailers to the major brands found in various departments such as juniors’ clothing, women’s wear, denim, kids’ wear, young contemporary wear, etc. The event is considered as an appointment-oriented trade event, i.e., pre-scheduled appointments are created. The event is hosted in permanent and temporary showrooms which are located only at the California Market Center.
VENUE I California Market Center
DEMOGRAPHY I National
CITY I Los Angeles, California

PRIME SOURCE FORUM 2019
Apr 02, 2019
Prime Source Forum 2019 features a range of apparel and footwear, materials, textiles and fabrics, components and accessories, garment manufacturing- related technology and equipment, product lifecycle management, logistics and supply chain management, design, consultation, financial services, legal services and much more.
VENUE I Sheraton Hong Kong Hotel & Towers, Tsim Sha Tsui
DEMOGRAPHY I National
CITY I Hong Kong

MADE IN FRANCE PREMIÈRE VISION 2019
Apr 03, 2019 to Apr 04, 2019
Made in France Première Vision 2019 is a trade fair held to promote the French high-end fashion manufacturing industry. Visitors will come to discover the French expertise in women’s wear, men’s wear, kids’ wear and fashion accessories. The event is organised mainly for luxury brands who wish to manufacture part or all of their collections in France. A conference and exhibitions are also organised at the show.
VENUE I Le Carreau du Temple, Rue Eugène Spuller
DEMOGRAPHY I National
CITY I Paris, France

TEXCON-2019
Apr 04, 2019 to Apr 05, 2019
TEXCON-2019 is intended to bring together the industry leaders, researchers and academicians on one platform to discuss the challenges and opportunities of the textile industry in the next decade. TEXCON-2019 is expected to be the initiator for new project ideas, start-ups as well as possible collaborations. The conference also covers the various government initiatives to revive the textile industry.
VENUE I Shri Vaishnav Vidyapeeth Vishwavidyalaya
DEMOGRAPHY I National
CITY I Indore, Madhya Pradesh

FIBERS & YARNS 2019
Apr 04, 2019 to Apr 06, 2019
Fibers & Yarns 2019 is an excellent platform for visitors to gain exposure to various alternate raw materials available from indigenous and international sources. The exhibition will be an ideal platform to develop, interact, nurture and strengthen direct contacts with thousands of Indian weavers and knitters from all over India.
VENUE I World Trade Centre, Ganesh Murti Nagar, Cuffe Parade
DEMOGRAPHY I National
CITY I Mumbai, India

INTERTEX MACHINERY TUNISIA 2019
Apr 04, 2019 to Apr 06, 2019
Intertex Machinery Tunisia 2019 will provide the participants who attend the show with an unrivalled opportunity to generate new business leads and to get close to their customers with an effective and efficient way of successfully marketing to this dynamic, growing market.
VENUE I Foire Internationale de Sousse
DEMOGRAPHY I International
CITY I Sousse, Tunisia

DECORATED APPAREL EXPO - MINNESOTA 2019
Apr 05, 2019 to Apr 06, 2019
Decorated Apparel Expo - Minneapolis 2019 is the top-rated trade show for the embroidery, digital garment decorating and screen printing industries. With great seminars, lots of exhibiting suppliers and great networking opportunities, Decorated Apparel Expo - Minneapolis 2019 is one show you can’t afford to miss.
VENUE I Treasure Island Resort & Casino, Sturgeon Lake Road, Welch
DEMOGRAPHY I National
CITY I Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

CALA DENVER 2019
Apr 08, 2019 to Apr 09, 2019
Cala Denver 2019 is a great platform for new and emerging vendors to showcase their products in a strategically curated show featuring the best contemporary brands in the industry. This layout will not only benefit the exhibitors by highlighting their products in beautifully lit booths bursting with natural light, but will also provide buyers ease in locating the brands they come to see.
VENUE I Denver Mart
DEMOGRAPHY I International
CITY I Denver, Colorado, USA

Welcome to CMAI

From the President's Desk

Dear Friends,

Just as the Industry was beginning to accept the inevitability of being swamped by the E-commerce juggernaut backed by unfair preferential rules (or rules not being enforced), the Government has, in a stunning turnaround, announced some major policy measures which can be a game changer in today’s turbulent times.

Whilst there could be, as usual, many a devil in the fine print, what the recent policy announcement means in essence is that Marketplace E-commerce Companies cannot buy from companies in which they have invested.

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