SGCCI to Host First-Ever “Global Textile Show” in Three US States Starting June 9
Amish Shah, President, Global Textile Trade Fair Exhibition and Harshal Bhagat, Co-Chair, Consul General’s Meeting, Consulate General of India, Atlanta, USA, Swati V Kulkarni
Surat (Gujarat) [India]April 22: For the first time, the South Gujarat Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SGCCI) organized a four-day “World Textile Fair” in Atlanta, New Jersey and Los Angeles in the United States of America (USA ) from from June 9th.
The first-of-its-kind global textile show was conferred by the official logo of the Ministry of Textile, Government of India and supported by the Indian Consulate General in Atlanta and various US institutions and organizations.
The Global Textile Show opens in Atlanta, Georgia on June 9. A three-day textile fair will feature a diverse range of products including polyester, nylon viscose, women’s ethnic Indo garments, kurti and kurtas, home textiles, textile medical products, apparel and apparel, crafts and loom, and Khadi. The exhibition will have the appeal of a fashion show showcasing fabrics and fashion from Surat and across the country.
The Atlanta expo will be followed by a B2B and B2C expo in New Jersey on June 17 and the B2C Table Top Buyer-Seller meeting held in Los Angeles on June 19. The exhibition will bring together buyers, sellers and textile manufacturers from all over the world to seal business deals with textile manufacturers and traders in Surat.
Ashish Gujarati, President of SGCCI, said, “A delegation led by Global Textile Trade Fair Exhibition Chairman Amish Shah and Co-Chairman Harshal Bhagat met with the Consul General of the Indian Consulate General in Atlanta , Swati V Kulkarni. The Consul General showed her readiness to provide any assistance required, to organize meetings for the visiting delegation with buyers in the United States and to involve all the textile associations in Atlanta.
Gujarati said members of the delegation met with Nishant Patel, president of the Asian-American Hotel Owners’ Association (AAHOA) in Baltimore, America, and other hoteliers. Patel hails from Surat and was recently appointed President of AAHOA. The exhibition will feature home textiles; therefore all hoteliers and associated agents will also visit the exhibition and cooperate to make it a huge success.
Himanshu Bodawala, Vice President of SGCCI, said, “This is the first time that SGCCI has held a textile trade show in the United States. There are many companies around Atlanta that manufacture technical textiles and exhibitors will have the opportunity to develop direct two-way business relationships with manufacturers.