IITExpo-Colombo 2018, a 3-day event, showcasing textiles of India, will be held from 21-23 February at the Galadari Hotel, Colombo.
More than 40 Indian fabric manufacturers and exporters will be displaying varieties of apparel fabrics (woven, knitted and non-woven), made-ups, home textiles, traditional items etc in various blends, textures, colours and designs from various clusters of India. Namely; Tamil Nadu (Erode, Salem, Karur, Coimbatore), Solapur, Bhiwandi, Mumbai (Maharashtra), Ahmedabad, Surat (Gujarat), Kishangarh (Rajasthan).
This event is organized by powerloom Development & Export Promotion Council (PDEXCIL), for the 3rd time in Sri Lanka, with the previous events being held in
2013 & 2017.
The PDEXCIL is set up by Ministry of Textiles, Govt. of India for the promotion of overall growth and export of the powerloom sector in India. Having its Head office at Mumbai, and Regional Office at Erode (Tamil Nadu); they also organize buyer-seller meet, exhibitions, in India and overseas in order to promote the powerloom sector, and conducts seminars and workshops for the benefits of SME sector, to develop the skills in the industry with the support of the government of India.
With the growth in the Sri Lankan apparel industry, and the high demand for quality fabric and textiles, this event would be an ideal opportunity for all manufacturers in the apparel industry, hotels and the hospitality industry, fashion houses, sourcing agencies, retailers / buying houses, institutional buyers, yarn traders, garment manufacturers, local brands and brand owners and mainly to fashion designers to source the best of powerloom textiles under one roof.