by Suman Gupta
Mumbai, July 2017: With its 6th edition, HGH India the annual trade show for Home Textiles, Home Décor, Gifts & Houseware in India where more than 500 brands, manufacturers and importers are presenting their range and innovations this year. The three day exposition was inaugurated by Ms. Kavita Gupta, Textile Commissioner and Guest of Honour H. E. Mr. Erdal Sabri Ergen, Consul General, Turkey alongside other prominent industry leaders and dignitaries.
On this occasion, Ms. Kavita Gupta, Textile Commissioner said, “HGH India has created a unique trade show for Home Textiles, Home Décor, Gifts & Houseware category which provides a platform to traders across these segments to explore new business opportunities in the Indian market. The event showcases upcoming trends in the industry which will add invaluable insights to predict the market needs. From the textile industry point of view, the regional players get an exposure to national as well as international markets. HGH India has come a long way to become an industry hot spot for retailers, brands, manufacturers & importers not only from a business point of view but also aiding in category expansion.”
Another key highlight of HGH India will be the complied handbook of home fashion trends presented under the theme ‘Across Time’. This compilation is a well researched forecast for the Indian domestic market for the year ahead. This book was unveiled by Ms. Kavita Gupta and the visitors can experience the physical manifestation of the trends at the ‘Trends Pavilion’ section where one can discover future trends in colours, designs and materials. There will be a special audio- walk through for the visitors to enhance their experience at the pavilion. The Home Textile Association of India also launched their first magazine called HTA Indoors at the occasion.
HGH India aims to give retailers, all over India, new ideas and concepts to facilitate business. The trade show has provided business opportunities and development of new channel partners to exhibiting brands in order to improve the trade. The strict B2B concept of HGH India has proven to be an inspiring and productive platform for exhibitors across rural and urban India, to push the home product retail market.
About HGH India:HGH India, the annual trade show for Home Textiles, Home Décor, Gifts & Houseware is specially designed to connect Indian market for home products and gifts. High quality trade visitors at HGH India comprise of all categories of retailers spread across rural and urban India. They include department stores, hyper markets, specialty stores, high-end luxury stores and boutiques, traditional store owners, and online and electronic medium retailers. Institutional buyers, corporate gift buyers, interior designers, prospective agents and franchisees too come in large numbers. Besides these, leading Indian importers, distributors, buying agents and brand representatives attend HGH India to explore new business opportunities and partnerships.