Meet at Agra, 2018
International Footwear Materials, Components, Leather, and Technologies Exhibition, one of the most significant exhibitions in the footwear sub-industry is gearing up to take place at Agra Trade Centre.
Meet at Agra’18 (MAA) opens its doors to the future, with the inauguration at the first trade centre in Agra, which would be a unique and innovative hub of inspiration, where companies can find new ideas, even if not immediately applicable, to help them focus their own lines of manufacturing and development. MAA is a nerve centre where industry stalwarts from all over the world, specialised R&D institutes and highly innovative companies will present their work, their skills and their products, from laboratory research to fully industrialised solutions. Over 250 domestic and foreign companies are expected to participate in the show that will be held at Agra Trade Center which boasts of more than 50,000 sqmt. area. Thousands of visitors from the domestic industry and 100 plus foreigners visitors are expected at the exhibition.
‘MEET AT AGRA’ is the trade fair designed and promoted by Agra Footwear Manufacturers & Exporters Chamber. It’s one of the world’s foremost fairs for the leather industry, including materials, components and accessories for pan India fashion industry. Held once a year, the forthcoming 12th edition will open its doors from 26th to 28th October 2018 and showcase the latest innovations in raw material industry. The three-day event will be held at the newly opened trade centre. The fair has confirmed its leadership with growing figures: more than 250 exhibitors from 20 countries, marginally up from last year. The significance of ‘Meet at Agra’ lies in its key role as a network hub. ‘MEET AT AGRA’ meets the needs of its reference market through a top quality trade fair experience that showcases new business trends in the current complex and uncertain global economic situation. Opportunities to exchange style and product ideas and experiences, multifaceted perspectives on the current, impelling need for innovation expressed by customers in the fashion and manufacturing industries are all part of the event.
A unique opportunity to come into contact with their future and with solutions aimed at a market that is increasingly demonstrating a growing aptitude in embracing the evolution of materials, new processes and new business models. The new trade centre will enable visitors, investors, companies, research and development institutes and universities to share experiences and skills, but above all, it aims to intrigue and inspire.
The event is structured around a rich calendar of initiatives scheduled over a three day period. The updated timetable will be available on the event’s official website.
The event is free, open to all operators present at ‘Meet at Agra’. During the inaugural function, top exporters of Agra would be conferred with achievement awards. AFMEC would be organizing a series of technical sessions and panel discussions on Prospects & Challenges for the trade.
The organizers will hold a gala dinner and a fashion show wherein the participants would be displaying latest footwear.
Agra Footwear and Manufacturers and Exporters Chamber (AFMEC) remains committed to serving the long lead planning needs of the manufacturers and exporters. With its actionable representation, it is helping companies tackle business challenges – from rapidly changing global economic trends, governmental policies to new chemical regulations. One of its prominent and consistent initiatives is Meet at Agra trade event, which by now has gained global reputation.