The first zonal fair of the Apparel Manufacturers of India, held at Hyderabad, has generated more than Rs 75 crore of business. The four-day fair held at Hitex Exhibition Centre saw the participation of over 3,500 visitors from Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Kerala, who together placed orders worth Rs 75 crore.
Ethos, Geevankee, Era, Final Choice, Torso Shirts, Diya Design Studio, Big Brother, Hansi, Fayon Troupe and Femi Designs were among brands that participated. These brands have been allied with AMI since the last 12 editions and continue to do so. Nikhil Furia, Key Organiser, Apparel Manufacturers of India, in a statement said, “This was the first time we conducted a zonal fair and are overwhelmed with the support we have received.”
The AMI’s aim is to bridge the gap between manufacturers, retailers, agents and suppliers, build a robust community and facilitate trade. They work in sync in the entire value chain. AMI has conducted five fairs in Chennai, six in Kochi and one fair in Hyderabad in the last three years.