The Heimtextil India & Ambiente India, India’s finest home fashion business platforms will present the first-look of the new season’s collections for the Indian market. The fairs will be held in New Delhi from June 20-22. Union textile minister Smriti Irani will inaugurate the fairs and unveil the World’s largest cushion representing ‘Fabrics of India’.
India is carving a distinct place for itself in home textile and interior décor space worldwide. The country accounts for 7% of global home textiles trade with Indian products gaining a significant market share in the past few years. Spanning virtually across all the categories of textiles in the world markets, the country has emerged as the second largest supplier of home textile products only after China while domestic demand is constantly on the rise.
With an eye on the growing prospects of the Indian market, over 180 leading companies from India, Bangladesh, China, Korea, Nepal and Thailand will present their collections in dining, living, giving and home furnishing segments at this 3-day fair in New Delhi. Top home fashion players, including D’décor, Welspun, Reliance, Raymond, AWKenox Steel, Flair Houseware, Organic Home (Stonemen Crafts), Lifestyles 360 Degree and Gomaads are expected to launch the latest collections aimed at Diwali and upcoming festive seasons in India.
The highlights at the fair include over 20 new product launches, record-breaking showcase of the world’s largest cushion made-in-India, ILA Experience Zone, an innovative concepts in interior spaces showcased at this special zone through a design face-off between product and textile designers and a special skills zone, where live demonstrations of different art forms will be performed by specially-abled children.
An Interactive GST workshop for sector players to update them on the impact and policies of GST on the consumer good and textile value chain will also take place at the fair. Renowned retail buyers and purchase managers from top hospitality industry chains will visit the fair on day two which marks the Hospitality & Retail Day.
Organised by Messe Frankfurt Trade Fairs India, this leading home fashion business event will open its doors on June 20. (KD)