First-ever fMM&T Fair in India Reports Strong Buyer Participation and Overall Success
Managed by leading leather and materials trade fair organiser APLF, UBM India and in partnership with Indian Footwear Components Manufacturers Association (IFCOMA), fMM&T cited high foot traffic from both local and international buyers eager to do business, signaling optimism for the footwear and leather industries.
"We are extremely pleased with the response. The success of this
exhibition is a clear indication of the fundamental strength of the Indian
He added: "Participants at the fair were focused on doing business and there was strong demand to source leather and footwear components. This is very encouraging news for related industries."
Business-ready traders gathered at India Expo Centre in up-and-coming
Making up the buyer profiles were manufacturers of footwear, leather garments, handbags, small leather goods, travelware, designers, brand owners, importers & exporters, distributors of leather materials and product developers.
Showcased on fair grounds was a complete range of footwear materials,
machinery and components exhibited by over 140 exhibitors from prominent
leather manufacturing countries and regions including
"The exhibition was very well organised. Visitors came to our stand well-
prepared and knew what they were looking for," said
Meanwhile, fMM&T's on-site seminars attracted a large audience. The
seminar "Fashion's compass into New Frontiers - Shoe retail trends for the
Spring Summer 2010 season" ended with a lively discussion from the floor as
experts reviewed challenges facing the footwear and leather industry in
fMM&T 2009 has been hailed an unprecedented success thereby achieving its objective of gathering the best examples of footwear & leather machinery, components and materials from a wide variety of international and Indian manufacturers and enabling visitors to compare technology and make their decisions on future investments.
fMM&T is endorsed by the Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion (DIPP)
Ministry Of Commerce & Industry and supported by the Council for Leather
The second edition of fMM&T will take place on
About APLF Limited
APLF Limited is a joint venture between UBM Asia Limited and SIC SA,
Contact Details: Nigel Luke Brown Project Director of fMM&T UBM India Unit 1604 & 1605, 16th Floor, Narian Manzil 23, Barakhamba Road, New Delhi 110 001 India Tel: +91-11-2376-5551 Fax: +91-11-2376-5552 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: http://www.aplfindia.com Mohinder Garg National Co-ordinator Indian Footwear Components Manufacturers Association (IFCOMA) A-10/A, Sector-24 Noida - 201301 India Tel: +91-120-2411224 Fax: +91-120-2411572 Email: email@example.com Website: http://www.ifcoma.org
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