69TH NATIONAL GARMENT FAIR
We are glad to inform you that the Association has received an Overwhelming response from the Members towards Participation in the 69th National Garment Fair, to be held for Four Days, i.e., 15th, 16th, 17th & 18th July 2019, at Bombay Exhibition Centre, NSE Complex, Goregaon (East), Mumbai 400 063.
The 69th National Garment Fair, India’s Largest Apparel Trade Show, will be spread across a Gross Area of Approximately 7,00,000 Sq. Ft. Approximately 870 Exhibitors, who will be showcasing over 1,070 Brands, will present their Latest Festive Collections at the Four-Day Fair. Approximately 50,000 Retailers are expected to Visit the 69th National Garment Fair.
The Draw of Lots Event for Allotment of Stalls is Proposed to be held in Early June 2019 in Mumbai. The exact Date, Venue, and Time will be intimated to all Exhibitors at a later Date.
The Association has also started accepting Bookings for the ‘Show Directory’, popularly known as the Fair Guide. The Last Date for accepting Bookings for the Show Directory is Friday, 14th June 2019, Subject to Availability of Space. The Last Date for Accepting the Directory Printing Material is Friday, 21st June 2019.
63RD INDIA INTERNATIONAL GARMENT FAIR
The International Garment Fair Association (IGFA) has received an Overwhelming response towards Participation in the 63rd India International Garment Fair (IIGF) , featuring Spring/Summer 2020 Collections, to be held on 4th, 5th and 6th July, 2019, at India Exposition Mart, Greater Noida (UP). The Association has so far received 46 Participants admeasuring an Area of 948 Sq. Mtrs. Members who are interested to Participate in the 63rd India International Garment Fair are requested to contact Mr Vijay Sharma, Dy. Secretary, on his Mobile: 9820593780.
SOURCE ZONE 2019
International Garment Fair Association (IGFA) has decided to Relaunch ‘Source Zone 2019’ , which will coincide with the 63rd India International Garment Fair that will be held from 4th to 6th July, 2019, at India Exposition Mart, Greater Noida.
The Association has so far received 4 Participants admeasuring an Area of 42 Sq. Mtrs. Members who are interested to Participate in ‘Source Zone 2019’ are also requested to contact Mr Vijay Sharma, Dy. Secretary, on his Mobile: 9820593780.
FREE EYE CHECK-UP CAMP AT DADAR, MUMBAI
The Association Organised a Two-Day Free Eye Check-up Camp on 21st and 22nd May, 2019, at SIGMA Estate, Senapati Bapat Marg, Dadar (West) for the benefit of the Workmen in the Garment Units around Dadar, Mumbai.
The Eye Camp was inaugurated by Mr Babubhai Ayar, Hon. Gen. Secretary, in the presence of Mr Paresh Vora, Member, Managing Committee, Mr Ramesh Hingorani, Mr Prakash Parekh, Members of the CSR Sub-Committee and Doctors of K B H Bachooali Hospital, Bombay. A Total of 595 Workmen was examined during the Two-Day Camp and 378 Workmen were given free Reading and Bifocal Glasses as prescribed by the Doctors.
The Eye Camp was well received by the Members who appreciated this CSR Initiative of the Association.
IAF SPRING MEETING
The IAF Spring Summer Meeting was held from 12th to 14th May, 2019, at Frankfurt, Germany. Approximately 50 Delegates from over 15 Countries attended the said Meeting. Mr Rahul Mehta, President, attended the Meeting on behalf of the Association.
REPRESENTATIONS AND CIRCULARS
We had sent our views to the Ministry of Textiles, Government of India, New Delhi, on 24th April, 2019, regarding the assistance sought in the Broadening/Expansion of Customs Tariff by creation of New 8-digit Customs Tariff Heading/Lines for Specific Commodities.
We had also sent our Suggestions to the Ministry of Textiles, Government of India, New Delhi, on 14th May 2019, for the Proposed National Policy for Retail Trade to be formulated by the Department for Promotion and Internal Trade (DPIT).
24th April, 2019
Cir. No. 68th NGF/01/19 was sent by Courier and E-mail to all Members of the Association, informing that the 69th National Garment Fair will be held between 15th and 18th July, 2019, at Bombay Exhibition Centre, NESCO Complex, Goregaon (East), Mumbai 400 063.
2nd May, 2019
Cir. No. N-4/02/19 was sent by E-mail to all Members of the Association, informing them that National Small Industries Corporation (NSIC) has uploaded on its Website the new Procurement and Marketing Support Scheme, under which it will provide Marketing Assistance to Micro and Small Enterprises, to Participate in Fairs and Events such as the 69th National Garment Fair (NGF). Also enclosed in the entire Scheme are Salient Features of the Support, Documents Required by NSIC. It also advises Exhibitors at the 69th NGF to send their Applicationsto NSIC.
13th May, 2019
Cir. No. C-2/03/19 was distributed to Members in and around the Dadar/Prabhadevi Area, informing thatthe Association has decided to Organise a Free Eye Check-Up Camp for the Workmen of the Members of the Association on 21st and 22nd May, 2019, at SIGMA Estate, Dadar (West), Mumbai 400 025.
From the President's Desk
May I, through this President’s Message, extend a warm welcome to all of you visiting the 69th National Garment Fair.
The NGFs, as they are popularly known, continue to be the most sought-after Trade Shows of our Industry. Companies plan their Brand launches based on the NGF Calendar, Brands, their Range launches, and even non-participants, their own presentations to coincide with the NGF dates. Ironically, even other Trade Shows are planned based on the dates finalised for the NGF.
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