"New opportunities and prospects for the textile industry will emerge as over 400 exhibitors and 48 countries participate in the 2nd edition of Global Textile Technology & Engineering Show in Mumbai from January 18 to 20, 2019. This year, GTTES has seen 26 per cent growth by attracting about 168 companies. It has mainly attracted start-ups and small, medium companies from non-metros due to its low cost participation charges and focused exhibit chapters."
New opportunities and prospects for the textile industry will emerge as over 400 exhibitors and 48 countries participate in the 2nd edition of Global Textile Technology & Engineering Show in Mumbai from January 18 to 20, 2019. This year, GTTES has seen 26 per cent growth by attracting about 168 companies. It has mainly attracted start-ups and small, medium companies from non-metros due to its low cost participation charges and focused exhibit chapters. Sri Lanka and Slovenia will participate for the first time, while repeat participation from countries like Belgium, China, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Spain, Turkey, UK, USA, Taiwan, Algeria, Djibouti, Kuwait, Azerbaijan, Kyrgyzstan, Senegal, etc, is a testimony to global reach of GTTES.
GTTES 2019 will facilitate interaction with all Export Promotion Councils which will help industry know more about export opportunities, various government subsidies, market initiative schemes available for Indian manufacturers and help to gain information and develop new opportunities for exports from India
Increase in exhibitors and visitors
GTTES has over the last six months, conducted 18 promotional activities across India and overseas. This year, visitor registration is much higher than the first edition also the number of countries sending business delegates too increased. Apart from regular business delegates from Bangladesh, Egypt, Sudan, Ghana, Nepal, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Egypt, Brazil, Morocco etc., there will be first-time delegates from Chile, Abu Dhabi & Palestine. Ministerial delegation from Ethiopia will be available for one to one discussion on investment and incentives offered by Ethiopian government.
India ITME Society addresses trending and urgent topics at GTTES 2019 by holding sessions by Indian Technical Textiles Association Society on ‘International Conference on Nonwoven Technical Textiles’ & by Society of Dyers & Colorists International India on ‘Educating the Technology Innovations in Textile Coloration’.
Facilitating government-industry interaction
There will also be industry interactive sessions on January 18, 2019 to facilitate government/industry interaction with Surina Rajan, IAS, Director General, Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS). This interaction will help the industry to directly represent formulation of policy for standardisation, promoting exports/imports and control proliferation. The main points of discussion include: overview of standardisation work done by BIS in the field of textile machinery and accessories. It will also include issues related to noise emissions and safety aspects of textile machinery and adoption of related ISO standards and inputs required for identified new subjects such as embroidery machines and baby diaper making machines.
An apt platform, GTTES 2019 connects exhibitors with many new markets which have never looked at India as a sourcing opportunity. These new and developing markets shall offer new business opportunities to both Indian and foreign exhibitors to expand their customer networking in an unprecedented way.