Intimasia 2018, held from 8-10 March 2018 at Adlux International Conventional Centre, Kochi, generated business worth Rs. 500 crores, which is around 20 per cent of the total value of the industry currently pegged at Rs. 2,450 crores.
“The amount of revenue generated through this event has left us amazed. The success of the event in yielding business shows that such kind of events has become the need of the hour to sustain growth in the industry,” said Yusuf Dohadwala, Chief Organiser & CEO of Intimate Apparel Association of India.
Lingerie, men’s innerwear, kids’ innerwear, sleepwear, loungewear, camisoles, slips, swimwear, beachwear, shapewear, thermals, active wear, yoga wear and socks were showcased at the event.
Intimate apparel retailers, as well as fashion entrepreneurs, brands, manufacturers and industry other stakeholders, got an incredible opportunity to get connected with each other. Those attended the event, also exchanged their experiences and ideas about the industry.
The three-day event saw participation from brands such as US Polo, Hanes, V-Star, Ramraj, Naidu Hall, Lux Dollar, Bodycare, Paris Beauty, Juliet, Little Lacy, Sherry, Lady Care, Sweet Dreams, Red Rose, Sonari among other flourishing labels in this line of business.
Workshops, exhibitions, fashion shows, press junkets, talks and award ceremonies were the major attractions of the apparel fair.
As per the press release issued, the 2018 edition of Intimasia helped more than 1,200 apparel firms to promote and market their brands and further expand their customer base.
Apart from industry players, visitors from Kasaragod, Kottayam, Ernakulam, Kollam, Malappuram, Calicut, Trivandrum, Kannur, Palghat, Alleppey, Kozhikode, Thrissur and small towns of the state thronged to the event.