Fabrics & Accessories Trade Show (F&A Show) is where the crème de la crème of the textile value chain converge to network and source the entire range of textile materials for garmenting. Now into its 8th Edition, the F&A Show 2011 will once again bring together manufacturers and suppliers of Apparel Fabrics, Trims, Embellishments and Services from across the Industry.
F&A is the only event of its kind in the Southern Indian city of Bangalore that attracts top-notch trade visitors from Asia, South-east Asia, ASEAN, US and Europe, making it a premier meeting point for sourcing.
The city of Bangalore, besides being the country's IT hub, is also a major center for textile and apparel manufacturing and is easily accessible to other manufacturing centers like Chennai, Coimbatore, Salem, Erode, and Tirupur.
Exhibiting at the F&A Show provides companies with tremendous advantage in terms of reach to a large number of high quality buyers. Taking an early decision to participate in this premiere event will ensure you a strategic location.
Business Networking Forum 2011
Discussing specific issues related to the textile supply chain are the main focus at the Business Networking Forum (BNF), which is now an integral part of the F&A Show. BNF provides business leaders an opportunity to come together and share their knowledge on the opportunities and challenges that face the textile industry.
The 2011 edition of F&A will once again provide industry to hear from Indian and international speakers their valuable insights on trends in the global textile markets, strengths and weakness of the supply chain, as well as future course of action.
The topics of discussion and the speakers are now in the final stages of completion and will be communicated to you shortly.
Speakers at the BNF will comprise industry leaders from India and overseas.
The 8th Edition
Sourcing, Networking, Business Opportunities...
Fabric & Accessories Trade Show 2011 is India’s premier platform for the textile value chain. Now into its eighth edition, the F&A Trade Show will provide manufacturers and suppliers of apparel fabrics, trimmings, embellishments, and related services to showcase their merchandise to discerning buyers from across the world.
The Product Mix
Fabrics: in man-made, synthetic, natural and blended fibers in woven and knits for men’s, women’s and kid’s wear. Fine yarn-dyed shirting; wool, polyester-wool and polyester-viscose suiting; pure and blended linen; fine high-end silks; fashion dress materials in prints and solids; embroidered; a wide range in denims; cotton twills and drills etc.
Trimmings & Embellishments: all types of buttons; studs and eyelets; zippers and fasteners; laces and lace materials; ribbons; interlining; badges and labels; transfers; sewing and embroidery threads; sequins and beads; tassels; and many more.
Services: suppliers of CAD systems and software; design studios; testing and QC; consultants; trade media etc.
High Profile Visitors to Attend
F&A Trade Show has emerged as the most important international sourcing platform in India, which is used by big buyers comprising:
• Garment Exporters & Manufacturers
• Buying Houses & Buying Agents
• Local and International Retail Chains
• Apparel Brands & Labels
• Importers, Distributors & Wholesalers
• Fashion Designers & Merchandisers
• Design Studios & Institutes
• Trade Body Representatives
• Trade Media
Bangalore being a big garment-manufacturing centre of the country is indeed an ideal location to host the F&A Trade Show. This centre is also the gateway to several manufacturing clusters like Tirupur for cotton knitwear, Chennai for woven and knitted apparel, Coimbatore, Erode, Salem and Madurai for their textile and garment manufacturing etc.
What makes Bangalore even more attractive is the fact that huge investments are being made in modern vertically integrated manufacturing infrastructure, which will need a world-class and efficient supply chain. All major international brands and labels, including global retail chains, have their buying offices in Bangalore.
The show being strictly for trade visitors only, allows companies to interact and conduct business in a non-cluttered and extremely business-like environment.
Visitors to F&A comprise decision markers from India and overseas who represent international buying houses, apparel brands, distributors and wholesalers, department stores, retail chains, importers, and fashion designers and fashion labels.
Trade visitors to the event will include: