65TH NATIONAL GARMENT FAIR:
We are glad to inform you that the Association has received an Overwhelming Response for Participation in the 65th National Garment Fair to be held on July 10, 11 and 12, 2017, at the Bombay Exhibition Centre, NSE Complex, Goregaon (East), Mumbai – 400 063.
The 65th National Garment Fair, India’s Largest Apparel Trade Show, will be spread across Halls I, V, VI & VIIA, covering a Gross Area of approximately 60,000 Sq. Ft. and will have approximately 825 Stalls showcasing over 900 Leading Brands. Approximately 50,000 Trade Visitors are expected to Visit the three Day Trade Show.
The Draw of Lots Function for Allotment of Stalls is scheduled to be held on Monday, May 22, 2017. The Exact Date, Venue and Time will be intimated to the Exhibitors directly by the Association.
he Association has started receiving Bookings for the ‘Show Directory’, popularly known as the Fair Guide. The Last Date for Accepting Booking for Special Positions in the Show Directory is Monday, May 15, 2017, and the Draw of Lots for Special Positions, if required, will be held on Monday, May 22, 2017, in the Office of the Association. The Last Date for Accepting the Bookings for the ‘Show Directory’ is Friday, June 9, 2017, Subject to Availability of Space. The Last Date for Accepting the Directory Printing Material is Friday, June 16, 2017.
An important feature of the 65th National Garment Fair will be the ‘Business Networking Sessions’. This will be a platform for the Exhibitors to meet Agents, Distributors and High Street Retailers. A Detailed Circular will be sent shortly to all Exhibitors who have confirmed their Participation in the 65th National Garment Fair. Applications for Participation in the Business Networking Sessions will be Accepted on a First-Come, First- Serve Basis.
TEXTILES INDIA – 2017:
Textiles India – 2017, organised by the Ministry of Textiles, incorporating the 59th India International Garment Fair will be held between June 30, 2017 and July 2, 2017, at the Helipad Exhibition Centre, Gujarat. We are glad to inform you that the Association has received an Overwhelming Response towards Participation from the Industry.
The Association has, so far, forwarded 51 Applications, admeasuring 1,035 Sq. Mtrs. Area to IGFA, Gurgaon.
April 28, 2017
Cir No.65th NGF/01/17 sent to all Members of the Association by E-mail regarding, ‘Bringing out of the Show Directory’ during the 65th National Garment Fair and that the Association has started accepting Bookings for the same.
From the President's Desk
I have to admit I am at a complete loss to understand the logic behind the Government’s decision to peg the Duty Drawback on Apparel Exports at 2 – 2.5 per cent. This is against the earlier rate of around 7.5 per cent. It is also said that the ROSL, previously at close to four per cent, will be reduced .... Read More