After the grand success of the 1st edition of “WEAVEKNITT Expo” in 2021 to promote the weaving industry, the Southern Gujarat Chamber of Commerce and Industry organised “WEAVEKNITT Expo 2022”, the 2nd edition. The Complete Fabric Show was organised from 23rd July to 25th July 2022 at SIECC, Sarsana, Gujarat with an aim to encourage and empower the weavers and weavers of this industry.
A three-day exhibition was inaugurated by Rajesh Masand, President of The Clothing Manufacturers Association of India, Guest of Honour’s are Sameer Nawani, Chief Representative of Dubai Chamber Commerce & Industry, India Office, Rahul Mehta, Chief Mentor, CMAI, S.P. Verma, Additional Commissioner, Ministry of Textiles with the leading Surat textile industry players.
Weaveknitt Expo provides a complete B2B platform for weavers, knitters, technical textiles, narrow fabrics & velvet (pile fabrics) manufacturers, and connects them with apparel manufacturers and exporters, traders, wholesalers, retailers, fashion houses, fashion designers, etc. In the exhibition, over thousands of products from the woven, knits, technical textiles, and new developed fabrics by the Surat industry players were displayed to the buyers coming from different parts of India and abroad.
In the exhibition, more than 150 exhibitors, mainly from Surat displayed various kinds of fabrics, and there were approximately more than 10000 visitors from various Indian States. All the exhibitors were quite satisfy with the response from the show.
Surat, being the 5th fastest growing city in the world and having the largest manmade textile industry, contributes to the economic growth of the country. The Governments of Gujarat as well as the Government of India have extended a special hand to make these exhibitions a trendsetter towards globalisation and achieving higher rates of exports and economic wellbeing.
According to Deepprakash Agarwal, Chairman, WeaveKniTT’22, “Such Exhibitions are a viable platform to provide opportunities to all the manufacturers to showcase their wide range of products. It also provides platform to the entire textile trade experts to discuss & Share about the latest market innovations and trends”.