Textile Fabric Manufacturers from Surat to Participate in American Fair
More than 80 textile fabric manufacturers from Surat in Gujarat and other states will attend the Global Textile Show organized by South Gujarat Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SGCCI) in Atlanta from June 9-11.
Textile manufacturers will also take part in B2B (Business to Business) and B2C (Business to Customer) meetings in New Jersey and California on June 16 and 19 respectively.
SGCCI Chairman Ashish Gujarati said, “Over the past few months, we have been working on this concept with the Union Textile Ministry. About 60 attendees are from Surat and the rest are from other states who will exhibit their textile products…The event is organized to increase textile exports from Surat and other parts of India to the United States and also to uncover business opportunities to fulfill Union Minister Piyush Goyal’s dream of exporting textile products worth more than US$100 billion from Surat and India to the United States.
The textile products on display are polyester, viscose cotton, blended fabrics, home textiles, medical textiles, hotel textiles, garments and garments, and khadi products.
The event will take place at the GAS South Convention Center in Atlanta. Sources said the stalls were built on an area of 600 square meters.
Gujarati added, “We are hoping for a good business opportunity through the events… Over the past two months, the Consulate General of India in Atlanta has been arranging meetings with various associations to make this event a success. The Asian American Hotel Association has also expressed interest in this exhibition. The American Chamber of Commerce also campaigned for the event.
The president of SGCCI said that they plan to organize such events in other foreign countries.