DTG 2014´, the 11th Dhaka Int´l Textile & Garment Machinery Exhibition was organised jointly by the Bangladesh Textile Mills Association and Yorkers Trade & Marketing Service Co. Ltd., which received a tremendous response of 850 exhibitors from 31 countries occupying 1,020 booths. Here it shouldbe mentioned that among them, Indians were 58 in number and ITAMMA members were 19 in number who had participated as exhibitors.
BTMA President, Jehangir Alamin presided over the inaugural session while President of Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry, Kazi Akram Uddin Ahmed spoke as special guest. Kazim Akram Uddin Ahmed in his speech said that country will witness 8 per cent growth and earn $40 billion by next 2-3 years.
Activities organised at ITAMMA Stall M1
Due to the close association of BTMA and the strong confidence of the organizers, ITAMMA was offered a complimentary stall No. M1 in the main business building for the third consecutive year, to showcase services of ITAMMA as well as the products of its members. The trend of visitors registered at ITAMMA Stall was 30 per cent from spinning, 20 per cent from weaving, 10 per cent from wet processing, and 40 per cent were from garment & apparel industry. While the category of visitors were 40 per cent of traders interested in purchasing and selling the products, 40 per cent of owners (20 per cent owners of garment & apparel industry, 10 per cent owners of spinning, 5 per cent owners from weaving and 5 per cent owners from wet processing).
ITAMMA´s initiative during ´DTG 2014´ for its members
A special ´Catalogue Display Scheme´ was organised for its members who were not able to participate in the above exhibition and there was an overwhelming response from members. Also during the exhibition, ITAMMA logo was displayed at 15 stalls of the member-exhibitors of ITAMMA. A meeting with the office-bearers of BTMA was organised for ITAMMA members on 15 February, 2014 at BTMA Office where 12 ITAMMA member delegation lead by Diven Dembla, President, ITAMMA participated.
Diven Dembla, President, ITAMMA interacting with the members of ITAMMA.
Display of product catalogues of the members who had participated in the Catalogue Display Scheme´ of ITAMMA in the ITAMMA Stall M1.
BTMA President Jehangir Alamin welcoming Diven Dembla, President, ITAMMA, with a bouquet of flowers.
Jugal Kishore, Convenor, Mumbai Export Cell, ITAMMA, giving guidance to the Director General (Tech), ITAMMA.