Vastra 2017 begins from Sept 21

Vastra 2017 begins from Sept 21

The international textile and apparel fair, Vastra is all set to begin from September 21. The event is organised by the Rajasthan State Industrial Development and Investment Corporation Ltd. (RIICO) and Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) at Jaipur Exhibition and Convention Centre (JECC) in Sitapura, Rajasthan.

The four-day Fair will be inaugurated by the Union Textile & Information and Broadcasting Minister Smriti Zubin Irani and Rajasthan’s Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje. The Guest of Honour will be Rajpal Singh Shekhawat, Rajasthan Industries Minister at the event.

The first three days of the event will be committed to B2B trade and the last day (Sept 24) will be for B2C activities, involving retail sales.

Vastra 2017 begins from Sept 21

The exhibition will present Karnataka as the partner state while Odisha, Madhya Pradesh, Uttrakhand and West Bengal will be featured as the supporting states. The exhibitors are expected to 250 exhibitors from 13 states this year.

The number of international buyers visiting the fair is also expected to go up from 85 last year to about 300 buyers from more than 50 countries at the 2017 edition.

Vastra 2017 is expecting to be 200 representatives from around 100 Indian buying houses/agents as compared to last edition. The previous edition generated 17 million US Dollar worth of business.

– Apparel and Textile News, Apparel Talk, Indian Apparel