Apparel Manufacturers of India (AMI), the leading apparel group of manufacturers and traders, will conduct its 12th edition of trade fair in Chennai next month. After successfully wrapping up its last fair at Kochi, team AMI is all set to provide a larger and bigger platform to add meaning to the entire value chain of readymade apparel market in Tamil Nadu. The 3-day event will begin on August 1, in the presence of leading manufacturers and traders of readymade and unstitched garments of women’s, men’s and kids wear. Young and talented designers will be showcasing their styles and patterns for the upcoming festive season.

More than 100 renowned apparel brands including Ethos, Geevankee, Era, Final Choice, Torso Shirts, Diya Design Studio and All Timez will be showcasing their newly launched collection to attract retailers and MBOs across Tamil Nadu. “We have always received an overwhelming response in Tamil Nadu and therefore we keep coming back here. This will be our 5th fair in Chennai, in the past 2 and half years, and we look forward to a great response this time too,” said Nikhil Furia, Key Organiser, AMI.

“We started AMI with the aim to offer a massive platform to upcoming brands and build a strong network of retailers and manufacturers for the overall growth of the industry. We are now strongly connected to a network of more than 8,000 retailers and MBOs in the South and we hope to scale across India,” added Furia.

AMI is founded by DharmeshNandu of Femi Design and today the team includes Kamlesh Nanda of Fayon Troupe & Sequins, UmeshBani of Baaniz (Mangalam), Nikhil Furia of Era, Rajesh Gala of Final Choice, NitinKankaria of Big Brother, Nitin Shah of Hansi Clothing and Milind Desai of Mahudi Designer.

AMI kicked of its first exhibition in January 2015 with the aim of bridging the gap between retailers, agents and suppliers. Its core purpose is ‘to grow together’ and build a strong network for mutual growth and it believes that entrepreneurs can easily make their dreams a reality if each one helped other, enough to achieve their goals. It provides with the latest festive collections by talented designers and their brands. Till date, AMI has conducted 11 fairs across Kochi, Chennai and Hyderabad and reached out to more than 8,000 retailers and MBOs.