Given this growth, India’s position as a manufacturing footwear centre and a producer of leather and fashion has been strengthening and international recognition has been increasing. To help boost the Indian economic and business environment, fMM&T 2011 provides an ideal platform to meet business prospects, clients & partners all in one location. The trade fair helps Indian producers enhance their know-how, further improve their chemical technology and machinery, enabling them to competitively match current trends in footwear and fashion production. fMM&T also helps generate leads and facilitate development of strategic partnerships with other industry leaders.

This year, fMM&T 2011 is predicted to attract over 4000 trade visitors and host about 180 world renowned suppliers from Brazil, China, Hong Kong, India, Italy, the UAE, Korea, Spain, Taiwan, Thailand, and the USA, etc. Also present at the exhibition will be group pavilions from China & Taiwan.

‘Our aim with fMM&T 2011 is to provide a globally respected exhibition which will attract leading international and domestic suppliers as well as buyers. India offers unparalleled business opportunities and we are delighted to be able to facilitate a route into this highly profitable market.’ said Michael Duck, Director of APLF.

Addressing the industry demand for a more complete supply chain product showcase, Fashion Access India will be introduced at fMM&T this year. The pavilion will feature high quality bags, fashion and lifestyle accessories, and other leather goods.

fMM&T will be held at the India Expo Centre, Greater Noida, New Delhi, 12 – 14 May 2011.