The 10th edition of Intex India concludes

The 10th edition of Intex India concluded successfully at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi with textile manufacturers and suppliers from over eight countries showcasing innovative, fashionable, and sustainable textiles. Traders and buyers from over 22 countries visited the show. The three-day sourcing event took place from December 8 to 10 December.

A busy show that generated good business

Buyers’ delegations from over 22 countries including Italy, Spain, the US, Canada, and Russia among others attended the show. Over 4,252 trade buyers from across India and the world were present. More than 150 companies from over eight countries exhibited and with business over $650 million business expected to have been generated. As Arti Bhagat, Executive Director, Worldex India and organiser of Intex India said, “We are pleased to launch Intex in India and to see the participation of many high-calibre exhibitors and large numbers of international buyers here.

Aims to accelerate growth

With a growing demand for man-made fibre (MMF) textiles as a substitute for cotton amid changes in global fashion trends, the Intex India exhibition offered international manufacturers and suppliers opportunities to explore new business and investment avenues in India under this sector and increase their supply-chain to fulfil the demand for sourcing innovative, eco-friendly and functional textiles which is much needed by the Indian apparel and fashion industry. The show saw the presence of international suppliers.

Buyer-seller meets a high point

The 10th edition was jointly organized by the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) under the aegis of the Department of Commerce, Ministry of Commerce along with the Worldex India Exhibition and Promotion. A ‘Reverse Buyer Seller Meet’ (RBSM) was jointly organized offering Indian exhibitors a platform to promote.

Over 500 B2B meetings were organized between international buyers and Indian exhibitors over three days. These will give a boost to India’s textile exports by $650 million in coming years; increasing our export base and creating employment opportunities by supporting the ‘Make in India’ program.

In order to boost micro and small entrepreneurs in the textile sector, the Ministry of Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSME) extended their support to qualified MSMEs at Intex India. More than 48 exhibitors joined the show to promote their textile and apparel strengths and expand their domestic and international presence.

Some leading Indian exhibitors were: Reid & Taylor, and Alok Industries amongst others. ReshaMandi was the official online sourcing partner of Intex India 2022.

Some Leading international buyers that attended the show included KOMAR Brands from the US, TWO MAD from Switzerland, Sewkit from Russia, NUNINE from France, Hela Clothing from Sri Lanka), TESCO Sourcing (Sri Lanka), and more.

B2B meetings, trends, and knowledge sessions were organised at the Interactive Business Forum (IBF) Seminar Series and ‘Trendz Now’ – the colour, fabric, and fashion forecast showcase.

Presentations were made by Italtex (Italy), Pantone (USA), and Orsha Linen Mills (Belarus) that offered the attendees valuable insights from the industry experts on 2023-24 fabric and fashion trends, colour trends, and working of Pantone Connect as well as new market opportunities in India for sustainable textiles.

The 2023 edition will be Intex South Asia in Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and India.