Farm to Fashion 2018 encompasses of content rich conference with sessions by globally renowned speakers offering views, sharing information and unveiling insights about latest research, trends and innovations in the sector.
· Access to 17 thoughtfully curated technical sessions for LEARNING AND IMBIBING THE INNOVATIONS IN THE SECTOR.
· GLOBAL INDUSTRY SPEAKERS & EXPERTS for meaningful discussions and deliberations.
· CAFÉ CORNERS: Special forums for one to one interactions between the participants and renowned speakers.
· Access to the Trade Exhibition with FOCUS ON BEST OF INDIAN FABRICS.
· Fashion Show with Gala Dinner.
· Opportunity to participate in the INDUSTRY VISIT.
Post graduate in management, Mr. Sanjay Raut, President (Technical & New Businesses), Garware Wall Ropes Ltd. has four decades of experience spanning the entire gamut of business operations, R&D, product launches and innovation.
He was instrumental in setting up the Wai Factory, one of the largest in the technical textiles domain from concept to fruition, which employs more than 4500 people.
He has received prestigious award by The Asian Fisheries Society India Branch (AFSIB) in recognition to his distinguished contribution towards pioneering development of Netting and Net Cages for Aquaculture in India.
He works actively with various business and scientific bodies and is on their advisory committees.
Head of the Research &Development at Colourtex Industries Private Limited
Current Designation: Doctorate in dyestuff from University Department of Chemical Technology, Mumbai, Dr. Pankaj D. Desai is Head of the Research & Development at Colourtex Industries Private Limited, the Indian dyestuffs manufacturer based in Surat, India.
Current Profile: Dr. Pankaj joined Colourtex Industries Pvt. Ltd. in 1994 and since than he is actively involved in R&D activities and technical matters at Colourtex.
Previous Experience: He possesses 23 years of rich experience in the field of dyestuff R&D and has filled 15 patents on the account of Colourtex.
Awards & Recognition: He is an active member and treasurer of Indian Operating Committee of ETAD and member of District disaster management group.
Post Graduate in Business Management, Mr. Rahul Mehta is currently the President of CMAI with over 2000 Manufacturing members and over 15,000 Retailer members.
He joined the Creative Group as Partner and Managing Director in 1982, and launched the UFO Jeans – one of the earliest International Brands to come to India. Today, he oversees most of the Domestic Business of the Group, such as 109F, Fusion Beats, Portico, etc.
He is an Independent Director on the Boards of several Companies, including Gini & Jony, Kamadgiri Fashions, and Chermas Exquisite Pvt. Ltd.
His experience and ready wit also makes him a popular Teacher and Lecturer. He is on board of various education institutes and fashion technology institutes.
He is the first Indian to be elected as President of the IAF, Federation of the National Associations of 47 countries
He is an active participant in Theater, being a Playwright, a Director, and an Actor, and has won Awards in all these categories.
Chief Sustainability Officer at Arvind Group
Current Designation: Abhishek is Chief SustainabilityOfficer at Arvind Group and is leading various Sustainability initiatives of the group.
Current Profile: He is devising the strategy to reduce the Energy, Water & Chemical footprint of the organization and leading several innovative practices in the apparel industry.
Previous Experience: Prior to this position he has worked in the Sustainability & Environmental Consulting domain for more than ten years.
Awards & Recognition: He has helped several large corporates to define the Sustainability Strategy and assisted in Implementation of various renewable energy and energy efficiency initiatives.
B. K. Behera
Ph. D. in Textiles, Dr B. K. Behera is Professor and HOD in the Department of Textile Technology, IIT Delhi.
His area of specialization includes Fabric manufacturing, 3D weaving and Braiding, Textile Structural Composites and Concretes, Mechanics of Textile Structure and Modeling and simulation of Textile structures.
Prof Behera has authored more than 230 papers and delivered more than 300 talks in various international conferences.
He has authored several books relating to Textile structural Mechanics, Soft computing in Textiles and Weaving Technology. He has seven patents to his credit.
Prof. Behera is member of governing council of several reputed Textile institutions, universities and reputed textile companies in India.
Chief Sustainability Officer at Arvind Group
Prasanjit Das heads the eCAAS (eCommerce As A Service) division's Sales & Marketing at Fibre2Fashion.
He is an MBA Marketing, having 13 years of experience across eCommerce, IT & Telecom Industries.
He has pioneered many performance based processes in the organizations he has worked for and thus has been accredited with awards including Best Performer and Best Performing Team.
Mr. Manohar Shenoy
ISC’s India Country Director
Post Graduate in Business Administration and in Astrophysics, Mr. Manohar Shenoy is ISC’s India Country Director. Currently, He plays a key role in the design of new programs and leads the development of ISC’s strategic vision for India programming.
Mr. Manohar has more than 25 years of professional experience in international relief and development in Afghanistan, India, Indonesia, Kenya, South Sudan and Uganda. A proven leader, Manohar brings skills in external representation, developing strategic alliances, stakeholder coordination, building partnerships, coordinating experts, business analysis, and financial management.
Organisation :Tommy Hilfiger and Calvin Klein
Designation : Managing Director and CEO
Post Graduate in Management, Mr. Shailesh Chaturvedi has 25 years of work experience in apparel retail industry. He runs business of Tommy Hilfiger and Calvin Klein brands of US Multinational company PVH as their ‘Managing Director and CEO’ in India.
In the last 25 yrs working in the fashion industry, Mr. Shailesh has launched & developed some of the biggest brands in India including Tommy Hilfiger, Calvin Klein, Louis Philippe, Van Heusen & Allen Solly.
He has previously worked with Benetton plc as the Head of its wholesale business in Asia Pacific region.
He played key role in very impactful national launch of Esprit brand from Germany in India in the year 2005.
He is recipient of prestigious award ‘The most admired retail fashion professional in the country by IFF, and has been selected in to the list of top 10 young CEOs in India by top- notch media houses.
Chief Representative at Bestseller
Textile engineering graduate, Yatin Kirori is having a total experience of close to 20 years in Textile industry. Currently heading the sourcing office for Bestseller managing India & Sri Lanka.
He has previously worked for some of the biggest global brands like PVH, Guess Jeans, Mothercare, Marks & Spencer’s, Next,and various others.
He manages the sourcing of textile products (both apparel and home textiles) and hard lines (Glass and Metal) for global brands and markets.
Dr. P. Alli Rani
Chairman-cum- Managing Director at The Cotton Corporation of India Limited
Current Designation: Masters in Economics, P. Alli Rani joined the Cotton Corporation of India Ltd. as Chairman-cum- Managing Director in October 2017.
Previous Experience: She has held various roles in Govt. of India, Railways, Telecom sector and CONCOR. She was elevated as Director Finance in her assignment with Public Enterprises Selection Board (PESB).
Dr. Nanda Nandan Mahapatra
President at Colorant Ltd.
Doctorate in Applied Chemistry, Dr. Mahapatra is currently working as President, Colorants Ltd.
His field of specialization includes fabric and yarn dyeing and development, effluent treatment plants, environment impact solutions and others.
He has worked with prestigious textile companies such as Reliance Industries, Gujarat Spinners, Raymond, Chenab Textile Mills and Hindprakash Lonsen Industries Pvt Ltd.
He is closely affiliated with various industry bodies, associations and societies which contribute towards the growth of textile industry. He has many awards and books to his accolades and accomplishments
|Inauguration of Conference and plenary|
|Better Livelihood for Cotton Farmers|
|Key Note Speaker - Vision of Textile industry in India for 2035|
|Indian Synthetic Fibre Industry: Opportunities & Challenges in Global and Indian Landscape|
|Conducive Environment to Attract Youth into T&A industry|
|Yarn Industry - Growth driven by Innovation and Value Addition|
|Environmental sustainability: The X Factor to gain global advantage|
|Networking Gala Dinner|
|Essentials for World Class Fabric and Processing Businesses in India|
|Women Entrepreneurs - Light bearers for Growth in Textiles Industry|
|Technology: Lifeline for Textile Industry in highly competitive global markets|
|Key Note Speaker – Key Take Away from a Leading Brand|
|Need of Hour: Industry driven learning - Bridging gap between Industry & Academia|
|Democratization of Designs and Fast Adaptability across the Globe|
|Key Note Speaker - Role of FTAs in International Textile & Apparel Trade and What should India do to stay globally competitive|
|Need for Design led innovation in Indian Home Textiles & Made-Ups Industry|
|Global Perception of Indian T&A Industry|
|India's Fashion Apparel Market: Entering a New Era of Growth|
|Technical textiles: A bright future for India's Textile Industry|
|Attracting Global Investments in T&A Industry|
|Changing the game for India's Apparel, Home Textiles and MadeUp Consumption|
|The Units include:
Living upto its name, Farm to Fashion shall showcase exclusive ranges of clothing lines with an iconic fashion show by few of country's distinguished fashion designers, apparitional stylists and leading fabric companies of the world.
New style and signature statement will definitely be one of the takeaways from this raft of excellent collections, dorne by super models and chic show stoppers. The show shall capture the rich history and innovative products of the textile industry by presenting garments that would be breathtakingly dynamic to behold.
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It is a Global summit of Indian Textiles with 17 Conferences, Global speakers, Industrial visit, Exhibition of 150+ stalls and Fashion Show.
To provide a common platform for the entire textile value chain to deliberate & develop a vision for the textile industry for the year 2030.
• 17 Conferences
• Global and industry pioneers as Key Note speakers
• Trade Exhibition
• Meeting with Experts at Coffee Corners
• Fashion Show
• Industrial visit for delegates and dignitaries.
• Access to content rich conference, technical sessions and global speakers
• Exhibition with focus on Fabrics
• Industry Visit to Composite Textile Unit
• Café Corner – Chance to personally meet some of the renowned speakers
• White Paper – containing the Vision Document 2030 for the textile industry
• Fashion Show displaying the latest trends of the textile industry
• Networking opportunities with national and international market players
The Farm to Fashion 2018 will provide a great opportunity for networking with the stakeholders.
• Around 150 exhibitors
• Around 1000 delegates from textile Industry across India
• Government officials
• Various representatives from textile associations across India
Fee for registration.
The cost of Registration includes the following:-
• All Area Access
• Lunch for both the days of the conference
• Access to Exhibition with more than 150 stalls
• Fashion Show with Gala Dinner
• Global Speakers
• Leather kit bag worth Rs. 2,500
No. You have to register for both the days.
The entire schedule of the event is available here. Click here:-Schedule of Conference
The detailed program booklet will be available in the delegate kit.
The venue for the Conference will be – HALL 1, HALL 2 & HALL 3 of the Gujarat University Convention Centre. There will be 3 parallel sessions running at a time.
Yes. There is a APP for the entire event available on the website.
The details for the same is available on the Accommodation tab of the Website. Booking will have to be carried out by the delegate/ exhibitor themselves.
You can do so by grabbing the sponsorship opportunities.
It is available in the brochure and website.
To register, please visit our website, you can either do online registration or download the physical form from there.
The cost of the industrial visit is 1180/- (incl GST) This rate is not included in your registration fees.
• INR. 8000 per sq.m. for 3*3 sqm stall
• INR 8800 per sq.m for Premium 3 - 6*3 sqm stall
• INR 9200 per sq.m for Premium 2 - 6*3 sqm stall
• INR 9600 per sq.m for Premium 1 - 6*3 sqm stall
• 3 complimentary Delegate passes
• 1 fashion show entry pass
• Reimbursements of travel expenses of your visitors against production of boarding pass up to INR 5,000/- and upto INR 2,000/- per person towards hotel expenses. This provision will be made only for one visitor per exhibition stall.
• 50 Invitation Cards to your prospective buyers.
• 1 table with 2 chairs and 3 spotlights (for 3*3 m stall)
• 1 Electric point of 5 amp
• 1 waste paper bin
• Facia Branding
• 1 carat of small water bottles
Shri Ambika Mills Building, Opp Vallabh Sadan, Ashram Road,
Ahmedabad - 380009, Gujarat, India.
42, Maskati Cloth market, Railwaypura, Ahmedabad, Gujarat 380002Tel: +91 79 22913 5342