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Exhibitor Comment
HGH India 2018

  • Home Décor
  • Home Textile
  • Houseware
  • Services
  • VIP & Special Guests
  • International Exhibitors
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We have the best experience as you talk about exhibitions for our products and this year under the banner of AIWA. Last year we were around 8 people for wallpapers business but this year we are more than 30. So, it’s almost 4 times growth what we have done this year under our banner AIWA. Trends is showing the future trends, what is coming, the fashion what is coming, so that is always helpful. And the people who are coming here they are actually intellectuals from all different industries, so whatever they will accept as in trends that we have to accept it. So it is really helpful for selecting our new collections or choosing anything. This trend what is going on or what is going to be next future that will be really helpful.
- Keval Mehta | Honorary Secretary - All India Wallpaper Coverings Association
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This is the platform for meeting most of the dealers, distributors or buyers from the large formats stores throughout India. It becomes one stop platform for meeting everybody and we have been participating for almost every year. We use this as a platform to grow our dealer, distributor network. I have seen lot of traffic this year looking at almost 3 times amount of leads we have last year. I see the exhibition growing in the terms of categories and we look forward to this show for all our product launches. We are really excited to be here, we are primarily being Export Company and now on this space we realized there is enormous potential that exists in brand space, in the quality space, in the supply chain space, we feel it’s a little segmented into zip codes. It’s a tough way in but I see a huge opportunity here.
- Vaibhav Jain | Chief Executive Officer - Deco Window
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This is our 6th year. Over the numbers of years, the number of exhibitors even for our product range wallcoverings has gone up. We also have an All India Wallpaper Coverings Association platform being given by HGH India which is kind of good thing which is happening. So lot of new exhibitors have come in the fair which shows how the industry is growing, how the product is growing, which in itself speaks volume to the people who come here and see that industry is healthy, that you have so many exhibitors exhibiting this product and being a premium brand I think that put us also on top of the heap of the pile. This year we have done lot of work on the digital wallcovering and we have tie up with Krishna Mehta who is very famous Indian designer, who has developed a brand new range for us so that has been one of the highlights and everyone who have come here and seen the collection has been astounded by the kind of design varieties which has been launched by us. So it’s been the digital wallcovering has been highlighted for us.
- Karan Sharma | Director - Marshalls Enterprise India Pvt. Ltd.
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It’s a good platform to meet new people, build new contacts and forge old alliances and we appreciate work done by HGH India.
Well it’s not helping us in building new relationships but it helps us to strength new relationships with NBT we are great team since years and we are working together here in the market in India and also develop new products for the market. So, the target is every year showing existing products, showing new developed products and also showing new creative ideas and later on the NBT spreading it for us all over India, but the HGH India is a great platform to present new things.
- Adarsh Todi and Martin | NBT Exports Pvt. Ltd. (Sole Distributors for TOSO, Japan)
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We have been exhibiting at HGH India for the past six-seven years and this association has only grown stronger each year. This year has particularly been very successful for us with the massive inflow of quality visitors. Every year, we showcase a new catalogue at HGH India as we believe that is the ideal platform to present our work, and this year itself, we have launched 25 new and different catalogues of our wallpaper ranges.
- Pratap Menon | Director- Marshalls
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I design lot of wallcoverings and we are producing our own orien products which itself a trend setting. We do exhibit our products in Trends pavilion. Interior industry as whole like if you see the furnishings and a wallpapers, floorings, etc. the end client is getting more and more money and so its growing. I think the growth rate is around 25 to 30%. And we have grown for the last 5 years at the rate of 30%.
- Pravin Rajwat | Owner - H & H Wallcovering
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My mane is Ankit Gupta we are carrying our brand Marcopolo. We are showcasing our vertical garden range this time, our vinyl flooring and few wooden flooring also, we have introduced this time. Last year I started with 35sq.mtr. Stall, this time I expanded it to double now and we had many distributors from this platform and it’s a great experience.
- Ankit Gupta | Director - Marcopolo
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I am Priyanka here, I basically represent Artisan which is a wallpaper company, and we are into imports luxury as well as economical wallcoverings. It’s a first time we exhibiting at HGH India and it is been a beautiful journey and a beautiful experience. From the moment we actually entered HGH I must say it was really well organized with the minutest of details were taken care of. Overall the response has been terrific.
- Priyanka Arya | Owner - Artisan
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This time we have participated for the second time. We have heard about the shows from the magazines and one of the associates of HGH has met us and invited us that we should participate here, so we have participated here. Our participation here is not meant for B2C, we are here for B2B. We have some special products which are the type of stone finishes which we have done on products. So, this has been liked by all the major stores and they have asked for the samples and hopefully that will convert into the order.
- Arbab Shamsi | Director - Paramount Home Collections
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Excellent and this is the right forum for you to meet your customers, to meet your visitors, to meet the people who are connected with you in the trade so it becomes extremely a nice forum to what you can call to introduce your products and talk about it and to take it forward. We are really happy with the show. The participation helps you to showcase your products, people to build little more awareness about your product. We hardly do any bookings here, we are booked till autumn – winter, we are completely sold out till autumn – winter, but it helps people understand what the company is doing like we have just introduced an innovative concept call make your own bedsheet wherein you can send in your design and for only Rs. 1999/- we make bedsheet as per your design and will ship it to you in 30 days. So, we have introduced this concept in HGH India this time.
- Dr. Alokendra Banerjee | Chief Executive Officer - The Bombay Dyeing & Manufacturing Co. Ltd.
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We are happy that people have upped the ante this year, and it is visible in the innovative product ranges in every hall. At Welspun, we too have come with new product lines and concepts to suit the needs of our consumers. There is an evident upswing in the standard of products being displayed this year and therefore, I personally am looking forward to the exciting run of HGH India 2018.
- Manjari Upadhye | CEO Domestic Retail - Welspun
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We have been with HGH India since its first year, and are thus overjoyed to be part of the show again. The response to our offerings has been great on all three days. Each year, we look forward to meet retailers and consumers from different regions, cities and towns of India every year and in my opinion, this is the perfect platform to achieve the same. I believe that this industry is still evolving and therefore, I am thankful to HGH India for consistently providing us the opportunity to showcase our new concepts and merchandise to strengthen our rapport with visitors on all three days of the trade show.
- Rajesh Mahajan | Chairman- Maspar
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As a brand, we are relatively nascent and thus, are honoured to have been part of HGH India for the past four years. We want to learn with each passing year, from these experiences that will help our growth and augment our connection with consumers. It is great to witness all the action of a home products marketplace under one roof. I believe that this is a great platform as it not only helps you evolve as a brand, but also prepares you for the following year. I am looking forward to a great response from our visitors this year too.
- Rajneesh Bhatia | CEO, Trident
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For me HGH India is very special exhibition, our company has grown from here. Also, DC launched DC Home this year and we have keep in spirit with your ambience of product mixes. We have introduced first of its kind innovative tie up with Aditya Birla and we have launched environmentally free bedding range, we have come up with the concepts of readymade curtain, cushions. We have introduced RRP i.e. recommended retail price where the customer gets the complete flexibility to get an advantage of product which is based at a very substantially good price. So, brands are because brand sustains the longevity of the product, so customers, retailers are happy with it plus another thing about soft home furnishings is the categories cannot be perished, so the way it is growing now it’s in organized manner and spaces are getting divided. We had lot of chain stores also coming in and I got buyers this time from China, Turkey, so it adds it makes a complete experience and there are things which have really fallen into place. As they say the 7 years itch is over so the story will get stronger for you and I am always gonna be with you in spirit and in product.
- Nimish Arora | Managing Director - Dicitex Furnishings Pvt. Ltd.
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I have witnessed the stupendous growth of HGH India as well as the betterment in the standard of buyers coming in every year. I also feel that it is a great platform for any exhibitor to launch their new collections and ranges due to the impressive footfalls that can be recorded annually. This year, we have launched our Autograph collection with a brand new catalogue and the response to the same along with our other products on display makes it more exciting for us to exhibit at HGH India 2019 too.
- Nitin Gupta & Sophie Choudhary | Director - Springfit Mattresses
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I have observed the improvement in the quality of visitors coming in every year at HGH India. This year too, the response is mind-blowing, in spite of heavy rains. This shows the increasing popularity and value of HGH India and makes us more confident of the fact that we are here to stay and support it in every year. Also, Mr. Arun Roongta and team have done an excellent job, as always in making this a grand success. I would just like to say that I am looking forward to an increase in exhibitors under Home Textiles i.e. in Hall 1 as I see the increase mainly in Halls 2 and 3. Even the visitors’ services being provided are great and I must laud HGH India for the same.
- Rajnish Arora | Managing Director- DCTex
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Here we can connect with the right kind of retailers, which are right for our products and physically they can see the samples then they can see the whole range and then they can order. Every year we come out with a new range, so every year it’s a new to offer.
- Monika Doshi | President - Textrade International Ltd.
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I am Suresh from Ambreh we are doing exports since 2001 to European countries. This is the second year that’s we enter in domestic market. The home textile segment is growing with a 25% the reason because in 2022 Government scheme almost 1 crore houses going to be built in next 5 years, so it is a huge growth and people now a day’s lifestyle is changed, people want some trendy house so people want some good products like what we provide in bed and bath categories, designer collections. It is a great platform. More customers coming and more trustable customers will convert into actual business.
- Suresh Gondalia | Director - Aalidhra Techtex Pvt.Ltd.
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My name is Sunali Agarwal I represent Aarnav Industries from Ahmedabad. We had lots of visitors, not only that we actually have a lot of international visitors coming in to our booth, I don’t know how much will finally culminate into business but we had lots of enquiries and I am hoping its gonna have a positive outcome. If I want to know home textile industry, I think it is a must visit. The Trends Pavilion is actually adding value because we understand for us that what is the we have to look forward in coming years and I think the footfall which is getting better every year.
- Sunali Agarwal | Director Sales & Marketing - Aarnav Industries Pvt.Ltd.
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We have been participating in HGH India since inception and I think every year our booth is also getting bigger and bigger that’s reflecting a more number of visitors as well as the statue of the exhibition is growing, so we find it a good platform to show all our new products, new offerings and also to ensure that all our customers are coming here whether it be retailers, whether it be large format stores, everybody is here so we like it and we think it is a good platform for our industry.
- Shreevar Kheruka | Managing Director - Borosil Glass Works Ltd.
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HGH India is a platform which give us opportunity to meet up each and every customer who is into various channels and showcase our products to them. So this is the one platform which helps us to showcase our brands to all the individuals. HGH India is something which is wonderful, fantastic and gives us lots of opportunities to meet a people and talk about our brands.
- Rajesh Mishra | General Manager India & West Asia - Corelle brands
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More retailers, more distributors, distributors from 2 tier and 3 tier cities, we get everybody from the metros and the cities like Bangalore and everywhere. But we are looking at more inroad into 2 tier and 3 tier cities. We are hoping we will get that this year. We don’t have a normal person walking in as a retailer and wanted to pick something from us. So, we really see business people coming in with a purpose of real buying, so that’s the biggest USP of it. Apart from that the show is managed very professionally so that makes it even more comfortable for us and thirdly it is very warm place be here.
- Vaibhav Dharnidharka | Partner - Anantam
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We have been doing this internationally never felt I never knew that India has this platform. I see that market will know more about us. Bergner is a kitchenware solution worldwide and we come to India by bringing Vikas Khanna as our brand ambassador with that we have launched the hi-tech prism which is a tri ply cookware with the nonstick coating. We are the first company will be giving 10 years guarantee on a cookware or nonstick coating, a perfect dream for a Indian women and this was 10 years before I thought was a launch we had with our scared range to give a best solution for India women.
- Umesh Gupta | Vice Chairman - Bergner
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Cello is actually a worldwide brand and we believe a lot in our product and our policies and our people the 3 Ps we believe in. And participation in such an exhibition gives us a very wonderful chance to interact with people, showcase our products and implement our policies, so it does help us a lot. It’s a one to one interaction with the customer and that gives us valuable feedback for our future adverse. We were known to be in Plastic and thermawear, we have come out with the opalware collection. It’s amazing there are hardly few companies in the world which make opalware and if you see our product in the designs, they are stunning. Our vision and our mission is to be a part of every household, every heart and I think HGH India exhibition is also by now a part of every household, every business and every heart.
- Parveen Dumasia | Chief Operating Officer - Cello Industries
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We are representing Rena Germany brand are from Rena Kutz Kitchenwares. Pvt. Ltd. Indian market is really growing and Indian consumers are looking forward for quality products. Here we can showcase our new products to our existing dealers throughout India because many people come from interiors also, they can see our products and even our distributors come and visit us over here, so they have chance to look at our whole range and our new products.
Response has been good. Footfalls are really nice and there are plenty of dealers are coming from interiors, distributors also as well as from modern retails there have been some inquires, so it’s quite nice.
- Ketan Shah & Ashish Shah | Managing Director - Rena Kutz Kitchenwares Pvt.Ltd.
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This is our third association with HGH India and the response this year has been splendid. I feel that it is a lot more succinct, especially with the division of product categories. This makes navigation through the exhibition for customers with individual preferences a seamless process. We have had a mixed bag of visitors from different regions and spaces such as organised retail, B2B, e-commerce and trade in general. I believe that HGH India has a good brand value which makes the participation here a great opportunity for vendors.
- Jayant More | Manager, Sales- Cello
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Footfalls have been fantastic for Bergner this year, a clear sweep from last year. I have witnessed the continuous improvement of HGH India since its inception as we have been a part of it since the first edition. From just three to four booths a few years ago to an entire hall being dedicated to houseware and gifts this year, the evolution is pretty evident. This particular year, in spite of the heavy rainfall, the response we received on day one was great too and thus, I am happy with this long-standing association with HGH India.
- Amitabh Shukla | Business Head- Bergner
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The first show I remember it was grand success because we have launched certain articles, we have got lot of queries of those articles. I can say that the HGH India is a platform where we can introduce new articles and it can give us a good response by making our buyers introduced with our new products.
- Chetan Parmar | National Sales Manager- Modern Trade - Asian Plastoware Pvt.Ltd.
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We have one of the largest populations in the world and we are also having a very fast growth of per capita income, which means the affordability of buying luxury items is increasing day by day. So, we are in that preparation preparedness to absorb more and more domestic items in the Home textiles. In addition to that we are also becoming more fashionable, more trendy. Certain areas of Home textiles like when you are putting anti-bacterial property or fire retardancy or even water repellent properties, all those becomes technical textiles in their own right, so that is another segment which the government is very much encouraging. So, I would like all the innovations which are happening, they should come more and more and we should develop. We are the hub of the manufactures. We should become even a stronger hub and reach out to all the global markets. The soul and the heart of our country rest with handicrafts, rest with khadi, we have got great kind of sentimental attachment to these products. The artisans that I saw I think they are the best anywhere in the world and the kind of art which they have really requires to be nurtured and requires to be developed because this art can never be replaced in many many years.
- Dr. Kavita Gupta | IAS : Textile Commissioner
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India has diversified its products so much there it has very inexpensive, very durable, non-woolen, cotton, denim, linen, jute, multiple products that are used or useable in the Indian climate or Indian scenario or are good for a middle, upper – middle or middle class Indian society, so that has changed. Carpets are good for export, it is good and it is being exported but I think carpets will be sold in Indian markets specially the medium and low end products, especially the non-wool and non-silk products and I think it is true that most of the Indian handmade carpets manufacturers and exporters have already started look inwards towards India as a market. They are opening retail outlets or opening, making distributors and channels of distribution across India and that is going to happen.
The response for imported stuff in India is also very good specially the machine made and the wooden flooring carpets. Indian corporate, Indian hotels, Indian malls, an offices have a huge potential whereas residences will always like and want customized, small size, different shapes, different looks and feels. Indian corporate offices, Indian real-estates, Indian retail malls, will all have imported machine made rugs because the technology is improving, the prices are coming down and India has huge commercial market.
- Mahavir Pratap Sharma | Chairman - Carpet Export Promotion Council
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This is our first year at HGH India and I think it is a very good platform to engage with local retailers and other buyers. As a brand that majorly exports kitchen products and cookware, we are aiming for a stronger presence in this ever-growing market and thus, are hoping to achieve this goal via HGH India 2018. So far, it’s going well for us and I am confident of an equally good, if not a better response from visitors tomorrow. Overall, HGH India 2018 has surpassed my expectations.
- Tacettin Korkmaz | Owner- Korkmaz
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We have got many new clients here. We are more confident with Indian market and our cooperation. And we will strengthen our cooperation. We will bring more products here.
- Cao Wenkul | General Manager, China - Zhejiang Lulian Decoration Material Co. Ltd.
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Berghoff is very distributed over six continents but in India we haven’t taken any step yet but we see and we feel actually as a market is changing a lot also in India and it’s I think is a second fastest growing market in Asia. So it’s a very first step of a Berghoff brand in India and our expectations are actually very high. We see that the market is growing and also special effect to household products and we expect actually here to find hopefully a partner who can help us penetrate the market this can be either an importer or importer distributor helping us to cover the distribution for the whole of India. We had a massive response to our presence here, so that has been great, we have been able to get in touch with lot of people, importers, with also distributors also people having their own retail stores telling us about the Indian market so it has been very interesting for us to be here. So we couldn’t be here that’s why we decided now to start and we need to put lot of efforts to penetrate this new market.
- Adelheid Deltour | Chief Executive Officer, Belgium - BergHOFF
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And clients are very satisfied with our products. And there is a huge market in India for our products. And there are lots of potentials here.
- Zhang Junying | Sales Manager, China - Shijiazhuang Huaminglaye Ltd.Co.
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The experience is being absolutely vey fantastic so we recently part it was the new distributor here in Indian market. So we are really now to find retail partners. So we have been exploiting home channel in particular and it’s been a lots of opportunities so far. I think the potential is enormous here, I think if you will look around the bones of the retail and the environment here and the way the market is presenting itself I think print design you know we are focusing on bathroom accessories, kitchen accessories, and home storage and I think we can bring lot innovation here to the Indian market. We have we have over 350 new products coming into the Indian market so that exciting first. One thing is particular that is our IT genio range, so this is the special range for Mums.
- Roger Ley | Vice President, U.S.A - InterDesign
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For us in particular this is a focused market. We met lot of important customers. The Indian market is growing fast so far European companies it’s a quite an interesting market. We are launching many new products as RCR we are known for Innovation Company. One of our major focus is on innovation, Quality and innovation. All our products are made in Italy, we are launching many tumblers for whiskey, also tumblers for orange juice but also jacks or anything. All our materials are made of ecological crystal so this is the big innovation of this year, it’s not only glass, it’s not only crystalline, but it’s something more it is ecological crystal. So our products have all the characteristics of the lead crystal but are lead free, so the environment is safe with our product. For us here in particular this a market that can grow far, our brand is well known, now we have established a proper distribution around country with two official suppliers. So we will take care about our customer interest account in the next future.
- Fabio Lupi | Export Manager, Italy - RCR Cristalleria
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Domestic retailers like wholesalers even the chain, they are sending their buyers to this kind of international shows and this kind of show is providing us to launch our product, launch our companies even our culture, so that we can speed up to this land. And we do meet these guys’ buyers especially. We have the possibility to introduce ourselves, our products and we really have the opportunity of investing over here like on both sides and its useful and the potential especially on the chain base according to the population of India large population of India is definitely useful. So hopefully it will be better.
- Mehmet Emil Gul | Export Area Manager, Turkey - Renga
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For now, our clients are satisfied with both price and product models. They are satisfied and our products are suitable for Indian market. So, we have gained a lots here.
- Ying Peng | General Manager, China - Yongkang Shen Peng industry and Trade Co., Ltd.
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I represent a Russian company Abrasive Technologies. We come from Saint Petersburg, we create non-woven materials basically viscose and abrasive material. So we have met many great people here, we hope that we will make business here with the Indian businessmen and we hope that we will find a niche for our products, for lemon moon products here in the Indian market because we believe that the Indian market is one of the modifying at the moment in the world. We hope that in the Indian families the housewives would use our products for cleaning utensils for cleaning crockery because the core area of our products is very great and it suits the needs of the Indian housewives.
- Daria Shilova | Export Manager, Russia - Abrasive Technologies
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This is an excellent trade show. In spite of exhibiting as part of a sector i.e. Handicrafts, that comprises smaller artisans, the response on all three has been really encouraging. We are thus happy to take this initiative, display our versatile handicrafts as part of the huge Home Textiles space, and thereby give a boost to this sector through an honourable platform such as HGH India.
- Pradeep Kumar | Chief Executive Officer - HMCM (Handicraft Mega Cluster Mission)
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It’s a very noble and very good thought to incorporate the traditional Indian elements to event like this. The Khadi pavilion has been decorated or thought over by my students and ourselves, Rachna Sansad School of Fashion and Textile Design and we are very much happy and proud to be a part of this event. Khadi is reinvented in this section and the idea of reinventing khadi, khadi as a distinct look and feel and it was presented with a different look, different concept by HGH India where we could work on it with our students and I am very happy and proud as I said. So yes this has been a very nice experience for us, this is been a very honorable experience for us.
- Nayana Mhatre | HOD, School of Fashion and Textile Design - Rachna Sansad
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I am Ayyappan from National Jute Board, it’s a Government of India body for the promotion of jute in India and Abroad. Similar to foreign fest here we are organizing this HGH India fair and the crowd what we are getting here is really encourageble. And we are participating this time with the 3 participant with 3 jute units here and all of them have a very good opinion on participation and they are getting very good response from this fair. We are showcasing various types of jute bags, jute fancy bags, and especially the low cost jute bags because keeping in mind the ban on plastic we wanted to showcase all the lost cost jute bags also here plus also varieties of bags and even for guitar there is a bag, you can imagine like that way. And there are other items mats everything handicrafts everything of jute here in our pavilion. So it will be great if visitors, trade visitors from here in Maharashtra if they visit our jute stalls they will get a good opportunity for sourcing of jute products which are the ecofriendly and biodegradable products and which are the right alternative for the plastic.
- T. Ayyappan | Deputy Director - National Jute Board
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I am National Award Winner Craftsman, First I want to Thank you to invite me in the HGH Fair Mumbai for Demonstration, it was Really very good Experience for me To Demonstration there and also I am very thank full for your Hospitality during my performance, I must say this is very Big Platform for supplier and Buyers, and your Management was fantastic , I have been Visited Many Countries for Perform the Demonstration , but your Management of Event was perfect .

I Really interested to come again and Perform there and also I will carry there Some New Products there , also want to inform you that ,all Visitors liked my products and asked me details for whole sale . I am really thank full for Mr Shiv Kumar Gupta Who invite me and Arranged all facilitates to came and Back to Delhi.
- Farooq Khan | National Award Winner Craftsman

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    So, we have been participating for four years now, we are very excited and every year it is just getting better. So I just wish you guys all the best and I am sure definitely looking at participating in upcoming years. I just expect the show gets even longer, since this is the platform where we showcase all our new launches and we wait for this show throughout the year. We have been growing at almost two hundred percent year on year. And primarily lots being because of HGH.
    - Vaibhav Jain | CEO, Deco Window, New Delhi
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    I think it has been a great fair since the time we have started. I think this is our fourth year of participation and it keeps us quiet busy with the number of visitors which come, the number of trade visitors we handle. So overall it has been a good experience to be taking art in this. So, this our fourth year of participation in HGH and it has been a good experience. We get a lot of trade visitors which is actually the whole point of being in this exhibition. And it has been a good experience for the last four years and that is why we are here again. And we find the number of visitors increasing every year so it is a good trend we see overall in HGH which is a good experience for us.
    - Karan Sharma | Director, Marshalls, Mumbai
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    HGH is a very good platform, one because all my dealers across India, where all furnishing stores, flooring stores, so all of them visit this exhibition, because they can buy a lot of fabrics, because the main show is for fabrics, so every dealer comes out here they see all my new collections, so I don’t need to go city to city with all my collections to show, they come here and they can do the selection. So the platform is very easy for us to do the marketing and introduce new collections which will be coming this year.
    - Rohit Gupta | Managing Director, Elementto Lifestyles Pvt. Ltd., Mumbai
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    It has been a fantastic response. You know we are trying to build our brand in India and you know HGH is helping us in that journey. So you know a lot of very interesting people have walked in and we are looking forward to the next couple of days to see more buyers come. I think this is the most domestic show, where you know a lot of people come, so you know we thought it is the most relevant to show our products with a lot of good brands coming in.
    - Yogesh Choudhary | Director, Jaipur Rugs, Jaipur
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    I must admit, we are participating in a lot of exhibitions, but this is definitely a top level show. The best we liked about HGH is that, very serious buyers come here. There is no just people coming to roam around. We have got good enquiries from HGH and I think it’s a good decision on our part to participate in HGH. See, one major thing in wooden flooring is that india is in a very starting stage of wooden flooring. So, deals in terms of we are giving them a complete education program, like our team will go with them to market and educate the architects and key decision makers.
    - Vikas Marwaha | Country Head – Doors & VAP, Greenply, Gurgaon
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    So earlier there were no avenues for furnishing companies or window decoration companies or curtain styling companies like us to have a common platform to display all our products, and each of us used to have our own individual shows wherein you know people used to come and it was difficult for them also to make it to these shows, to each of these individual shows. But now, this being a common platform, it is easy for our customers to meet everyone at one go. So this is a very important thing I feel.
    - Adarsh Todi | Director, NBT Exports, Mumbai
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    This is our third year, and I think it is quite a professional exhibition where focussed target audience are coming. And I think this is the best way one can get the networking throughout India.
    - Ambrish Parekh | Director, A to Z Lifestyle, Mumbai
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    It is fantastic as always, because we see every next customer is stepping on our booth is a buyer I believe. So I don’t see anyone not from the trade.
    - Tamim Mandsaurwala | Partner, Excel Wall Interiors, Kolkata
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    This is my first time at HGH and I think it is fabulous. It has been such a good response. I think all my expectations have been beaten by miles. I am really happy!
    - Alicia Souza | Illustrator, Happimess Studio, Bengaluru
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    The categories has been grown, there are lot of different players who have entered into the exhibition, which is great for the industry, so we can just showcase all the products and get a great response from the buyers coming from different sections.
    - Gaurav Bhatia | Marketing Head, Kazage Lifestyles Ltd., Lucknow
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    This is the third year that we have participated in HGH and it is becoming more and more important for us to be around because it is a trade fair. So, the definition of B2B is HGH in india today.
    - Mona Menon | Director, Marshalls, Mumbai
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    This fair has been really good for us, we have been meeting lot of distributors and retailers, right now we were selling online but here we are getting a lot of contacts of retailers and distributors, so it has been quite a good fair for us. Lot of business opportunities are there.
    - Sagar Jain | Proprietor, Ek Do Dhai, New Delhi
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    Ankita: I think it is a very good platform, especially for start – ups like us. We would not have imagined, this kind of response anywhere else. We could have done a B2C, but we chose to do a B2B and that I think has helped us a lot because we got so many offers. The response was overwhelming and it could not have gone better. Otherwise, we would not have possibly been. The fact that we are a small start-up. I don’t think we would have reached them, unless we would have been at HGH, because there was no way we could have reached that level of contacts as such, had this opportunity not presented it to us. Toral: I would say that I definitely does because, for a new start up like us, we have got opportunities related to e-commerce as well as retail stores and outlets, so being on both the platforms, it has been an amazing opportunity for us to be at HGH.
    - Ankita Bhawsingka & Toral Sonigra | The Polka Puppet, Mumbai
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    See a lot of us here are basically entrepreneurs who have recently started businesses. Right and all of us need a platform, where we reach out to different stores and retail formats that are outside of the city where we work in. so though we are a Bombay based company, we have met you know different lifestyle store owners from all over India. So to get that kind of reach, and to speak to so many people while sitting in your hometown, I think it is a boon for entrepreneurs like us.
    - Ishween Anand | Founder & CEO, Nyassa Retail Pvt. Ltd., Mumbai
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    Bhavesh:Lots of rural areas from where we never thought they came up. Yeah the rural parts, Shillong, Siliguri, even the Guwahati, even the Calicut, lots of small small places, we think India is expanding for us in these small places. India is booming right now I think. Prithvi: Primarily I think the people from all these places, they have come for sourcing, and mostly they are expanding their own businesses, for which they are looking for products and services which are good established and top of the line. I think HGH helps brands like ours to create an awareness, for people who do not know how to get the brands which they are looking for at their own places so yes, that gives a good platform.
    - Bhavesh Thakkar & Prithvi Sengupta | WallFlo Corporation/ Tarkett Flooring, Mumbai
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    This is my third year at HGH and we are really very satisfied. I feel really good about participating every year in HGH and I hope such shows continue to happen, considering the kind of buyers we get in one platform, which helps us get the entire years business in one place.
    - Sneha Rane | Director, Malhar Décor, Mumbai
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    A lot of exhibitions, but they are not into the theme of the indianflavour. And india you know, the indianness matters, and that is what you have done. And I must say, I mean I have seen you up your act every every year. And this is something really good. Well done! I must say. When you talk about india and you talk about a country of two billion people sixty to seventy percent are millennials and baby boomers, and they have a great aspiration and that is what I see. And believe me fashion does not mean to be expensive, fashion could be affordable as well.
    - Dipali Goenka | CEO & Joint Managing Director, Welspun, Mumbai
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    First of all let me compliment and congratulate HGH for really bringing the indian textile to people and a great job done by you and I see a big change in last two years the way you really formulate this format of exhibiting and putting the Indian producers together. Again, hats off to you.
    - Rajinder Gupta | Chirman, Trident, Mumbai
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    Mohit: For us it was the first time that we are launching as Indo Count Boutique Living, and we have been to many exhibitions all over the world and we looked at different platforms in India to exhibit, with HGH we had a very very positive feedback and we are very very pleasantly surprised, and it has lived upto our expectations. Asim: it has been a great experience for us participating in this fair. Atleast we have been able to showcase our products to many many distributors, retailers and traders in the home textile business.
    - Asim Dalal & Mohit Jain | Indo Count, Mumbai
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    We chose HGH to launch the first digital home campaign of Dicitex. So we have actually gone online with the retailers. HGH is a beautiful format, we have had various customers, congratulations to the HGH team for pulling it off. We have been a small part of it and we will continue to grow with each other. The fair has really grown, it is completely international level now. Infact we have had international customers as well. The changes are, the retailers wants to know what the advances are made by the industry, and the entire industry is together at one platform, all the suppliers, all the buyers, all the agents, large format stores, to small format stores, there have been customers from Shoppers stop to Ranchi, from Kashmir to Kanyakumari. So HGH is keeping its vision of grow in India, make in India, I feel it is time to probably go international now, all of us now. Dicitex is proud to partner it, we will continue partnering, and we continue to launch new products at HGH, as I explained to you we launched our digital campaign. We have done upholsteries, we have done bed linen, we did wallpaper, next year who knows what we will launch, thanks to HGH we will continue to grow and you grow we grow, the retailer grows, eventually consumer grows, in keeping with our vision of furnishing the world.
    - Nimish Arora | Managing Director, Dicitex, Mumbai
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    The show has grown bigger, it is now better, it is more organised and it is now the sourcing platform for everyone. It is the show to be in. we are expecting a 25 – 30% growth this year. For the past four years, no reason for us to be disassociated with HGH.
    - Vivek Khandelwal | Director, Floor& Furnishings, Gurgaon
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    We started exhibiting here last year that was we wanted to test the market, domestic market for our products. We are primarily an export company. And we got amazing response. So this is our second year, where we actually launching our brand, under the name of ‘Anna Simona’. And the response has been tremendous. We should meet all the major retailers, you know by the coming season, and everyone has appreciated the products a lot. So it was a great show for us. So it’s a platform where you can actually you know introduce your collections and you know interact with all the retailers. So yeah it is a very important show.
    - Anish Doshi | Managing Director, Textrade, Mumbai
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    HGH is a very good platform for our home furnishing manufacturers, and we are also doing stock service for example, so it has grown very well over the last five years. We are seeing lot more customers coming in now. 15-20 % more retailers are visiting. So, it is very good for our business also. It has become like a market place where everyone is coming at one show and you know then we can display all our range here and immediately get the feedback from the customers what is doing well, what is not doing well, we get the critical appreciation also. So it helps our business also, getting the first hand feedback, otherwise if we were to do this in our office for example, I mean we would not meet so many people, we would not get so many reviews about our product range and everything. So it is a firsthand information and that helps us in our manufacturing to plan for future.
    - Gurvinder Singh | Director, GM Fabrics & Homez, Mumbai
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    Fourth year of participating in HGH and I think what was year no 1 to year no 4, I think it has improved by 400%.
    - Arun Bhawsingka | CEO, Creative Portico, Mumbai
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    Rajesh: I think brands are getting more acceptance now. Originally, traditionally, people were focussed on the unorganized sector, and it is something I have been saying for a long time, I think we are following where garments are. How many unbranded garments do you see today, except in the very c- segment or D- segment. Otherwise anybody, C+ or B aspires to have brands on their apparel and I feel that the same trend is going and I think maybe another 5 to 7 or 10 years, home will be as brand conscious as apparel is today. Abhinav: in probably a year, it is a great platform meeting people. And meeting people from the industry, seeing different trends happening around here, the show is just growing. That is what we feel.
    - Rajesh Mahajan, Managing Director & Abhinav Mahajan | Maspar, New Delhi
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    The results translate into bigger business for us. And I think this is a good platform where we can meet about 300 customers in 3 days and have a proper business meeting, to grow our business well.More professionally organised, it has been able to attract right buyers for us and very accessible for all customers from across India.
    - Rajiv Merchant | Managing Director, Indian Home Variations, Mumbai
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    We have launched the mattress called the ‘Rubicon Sleep’, and we have been waiting for this moment since one year.
    - Namit Goel | Director, Ashoka Foam Group, Bareilly
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    We are exhibiting in HGH for the first time and it is a pretty good experience. And I think all over India we are meeting our target clients, so we are also thinking about repeating the same stall for the next time.
    - Archit Gupta | Managing Director, Real Innerspring, Noida
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    Karan: It is a good exposure, as far as the company is concerned. We tend to meet everyone at the same place. Vaibhav:The response has been great. Because we have launched a few products also, getting that into the market and actually showcasing our product, that is what we are looking for.
    - Karan Khanna & Vaibhav Malik | Mohit Rubber, New Delhi
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    HGH we have been participating since past five years. We have actually seen growth of both, our brand as well as HGH. We started off with a small booth in the first year of HGH. Now we have grown ample of spaces to be at this position now. And we have seen the quality of customers and the dealers and the distributors which come in. and it has immensely helped us in our business expansions all across India.
    - Devang Dalal | Director, Bianca, Mumbai
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    Amit: the quality of customers has improved year on year, we see that difference as compared to previous years. Chirag: what we see is that the domestic market with the new system of cut length is evolving. Currently we were able to supply to tier one and tier two cities, but now with the cut-length system the tier three and tier four cities are also coming here.
    - Amit Mehta, Partner & Chirag Mehta, Partner | Kantilal & Co., Mumbai
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    Experience at HGH was really very good. It is a very good platform and we have got a tremendous response. Our past participation, last two years we are participating, and every year we are getting a good growth by this, and it is really a good platform. And it is a one point solution for every retailer. As I said, it is a one point solution so retailers from two tier, three tier and smaller cities they can come at this point, at this platform and fulfil their need at one place.
    - Manish Shah | Director, Sarom, Mumbai
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    The good part is that, overall the aesthetic value and the décor in the consumer is increasing, so it gives confidence to the companies to come up with lot of innovative products, property led products and also the products wherein the home moves towards the fashion segment. We are experiencing the increase in the ticket value of bed and bath products in the large format stores primarily, and also in the multi – brand outlets. And yes we find a lot of coordinate stories going ahead, which also gives us as retailers a confidence to get lot of concepts across for the consumers in coordinate stories and ranges. We did not have any forum wherein we could come and get a B2B transaction done. It is primarily a B2B platform.
    - Aditya Kalani | Head – Sales & Branded Export, Portico New York, Mumbai
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    So I think they have made a small change in the format in which they have homeware separately in terms of the kitchen art separate and the textiles in a separate hall and I think that is a value addition because the buyers are little bit different. So it is a value add for us because we get specific customers who are interested for the range of products that we are actually promoting. So I think from that point of view it has been a good move in the right direction. So I think that itself is the innovation. They have been able to attract better quality also of buyers, better quality of the customers in terms of the exhibitors and all of this is making us confident that in the future this will continue improving and increasing the exhibition space to show our ware and it is also a great place to launch new products. All of that helps any company in its brand image to announce to the market. Since, the last four years, we have been participating. We were here from the very year and we have continued growing our booth. In fact in the very first year, it was a much smaller booth, but now as the exhibition has grown, as we have grown, we have invested in larger and larger spaces, so we are happy about that. So a) it is of course located in Mumbai and Mumbai is our home as well and it is a place where we get a lot of the buyers especially in the modern trade formats, they sit out of Mumbai and they are more than happy to come in here to come and have a look in one show to see so many different brands. So therefore, it just makes sense for us to be here. In fact just today we had the buyers of all the leading large format stores visiting our booth. And we can show everything that we have. It is a very unique opportunity where you get a lot of time to show it and also because everybody else is here, it allows us to show how we are different from others. Those are all value additions. As far as other trade shows are concerned, I think there is an opportunity for having a trade show in Mumbai and HGH has taken that spot already. Once they have taken it, it is difficult to have two because that is not tenable. Since they were the first movers, we will support them and they will support us as well. It is about 5 pm now and the booths are a bit empty but in the morning I think there was no time to breathe. It was packed with visitors and that was pretty good for us. So you get a lot of exposure to the right kind of customers.
    - Shreevar Kheruka | Managing Director, Borosil, Mumbai
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    Because of this exhibition we have been able to spread our product range quite a lot across and we have displayed the complete category and more and more smaller towns have also have come in, the retailers, individual stand alone to have a range of the product. Besides that again, the promotion for online has been pretty good, so online retailers also have come in to have a look at the venues.
    - Rajeev Sanghani | Managing Director, Eternia Home, Hyderabad
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    HGH is a fantastic platform for a lot of brands and us alike. It also gets a lot of new brands into the foray. So overall from an industry perspective, it is a fantastic exhibition and a lot of people get a chance to exhibit for the first time, a lot of new collections and a lot of new products, which is absolutely fantastic. HGH attracts a lot of people from you know the corporate world, from also corporate gifting side there are a lot of people who attend HGH. So that is the main reason we have chosen HGH as a platform because we have a lot of products that could be used as promotional products, we have a lot of products that go into you know, go into e-commerce and the modern trade formats, so that is the main reason that we have chosen HGH.
    - Gaurav Rathod | Director, Cello Industries, Mumbai
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    HGH is very distinct from other trade shows, I say this because we only get people who matter in the business. We do not get the holiday crow coming in and that is the biggest plus point. We are not retailing out here, we are not people who want to create that kind of atmosphere where we want you know consumers coming in and touching and feeling. We want the trade to come in. So this is the perfect platform for us and the walk ins are genuine.
    - Vaibhav Dharandharka | Partner, Anantam, Mumbai
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    This year we have an entire new section for the houseware and I see it over the years this multiplying by four times. And the platform to launch the new products, this is the ideal one. Lots of retailers are coming over. Not only the retailers, the modern trade retailers, the lifestyle products, the stand alone stores, so it’s a good platform to launch the new products, to bring new lifestyle products into the country. And we have been getting good responses year by year. As I told you, HGH is one of the best organised fairs in india, we have taken part in so many shows, but nothing to beat this. And now we have come to understand that, even if we only participate in this fair and leave alone the others it is alright. And focus the energies in this fair, it yields you a good result.
    - Paresh Shah | Managing Director, Ramsons/ Seven Seas, Mumbai
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    This is exciting, a lot of new opportunities, it is very big compared to last year. And it is growing more and more, and we got an opportunity. Across India this is the best show happening in India. Because this is the place across India all the customers, all the modern trade people they come, and we have an opportunity to show the new products display for the upcoming festivals Diwali and new year.
    - Raj Jain | Managing Director, Raj Agencies, Pune
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    One most important thing that I have noticed is that they have separated one hall for crockery and homeware section which is a good move.
    - Sanjay Jalan | Director, Linc Writing Aids (P) Ltd., Kolkata
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    HGH actually has one of the largest traffic in the trade area. I have seen that a lot of exposure coming to the trade and retailers. We have seen a lot of people from Mumbai and also Chennai and other places, not only mumbai but across the, I mean pan- India base. We found that it is a very good opportunity for us to participate here. Basically, this is my first time participating in this trade. I came to know of HGH from my reference like who are in this industry. And what I understood is that this event, this is one of the best platform for the new brands to participate in India itself. So that is the reason and basically it is the reference we have got and we came here.
    - Tomoyoshi Kobori | Director, DOZO Services, Gurgaon
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    It is a good exhibition and year by year it is becoming more matured.
    - Rajeev Jaggi | Director, Canon Eye, New Delhi
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    Buyers, retailers come in from interiors of Kerala, of Tamil Nadu, of Eastern India, northern India, so that has been very positive, yes. Well it seems like the market is actually seeming to be stronger than we had thought. Our perception before the show was that the demand has been a little lackluster. But we see that the demand is strong, especially in the tier three, tier four service sectors, we find that the lifestyle is changing, it iss improving. The consumption and the demand is strong. So, it has been a pleasant surprise.
    - Sanjeev Khandelwal | Managing Director, Xstok, Mumbai
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    India is one country which is growing, the GDP is growing at a steady rate of 7.5%. so there is a growth in the demand and our population is also 65% of our population is below 35 years and there is a huge demand and the younger generation is giving a lot of thought and there is a lot of demand for standard home products, you know home décor products, they believe in spending lot of money on these products. So India is in fact one of the largest market for these products you know. And the way it is growing despite the international recession, I think India is the destination of the future. Absolutely, absolutely, the kind of quality products which we have got, and the kind of trends which are now shown in this exhibition today, I am sure that world over people, countries, different countries will be very happy to source home décor products from here.
    - Rashmi Verma | Secretary, Textiles, Government of India
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    I think HGH India has come a long way, it is the fifth edition, and they have expanded quite considerably, and the kind of show, it is of a very high international level. I am very much hoping that this becomes an international show also. China is slowing down a little bit. With the space which will be created, and our own kind of a push which we are taking up, I think the two things will combine together, and we will be having a very good global presence in the international market. We already have a good global presence, but that is going to definitely increase much further.
    - Dr. Kavita Gupta | Textile Commissioner, Government of India
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    Better than any international shows, because I have seen so many shows worldwide, in Europe & USA, but it is better than in many respects. Home Textiles, HGH, generally home textiles comes in the mind of people is furnishing, bed sheets, linen all those things. But home textiles is not limited to that, home textiles means, whatever product you use at home, that comes under home textiles, and this show reflects that.
    - R. K. Dalmia | Chairman, The Cotton Textiles Export Promotion Council (TEXPROCIL)
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    Last three years as I have been seeing has grown many a fold. And has become very very vital and important for the domestic market consumers and the retailers. Because HGH is now one platform for many a crafts, many a textile things which are being made in India, which have been focusing mostly on the exports, have not given any weightage to the domestic market. HGH has been one of the platforms where, who has been instrumental in getting all those big manufacturers together to see what the demands are and to see and show to the people that this product can be also sold in their country itself. See HGH, as I see has already made a niche in the domestic market. They have understood the requirements, they have exhibition parameters of international standards that is what we require. So, but over the years they are also in the learning mode and have adopted to requirements of the world consumers, the world buyers. And they are very selective in putting the companies who have good name and have made niche in their field to bring them on this platform. HGH can play a very vital role. As I see, as I told you over the, I have seen the fair growing year by year, so HGH doing all what is required to make a fair to the international level. No compromise with the quality, this is the mantra of HGH. They don’t compromise with the quality, they don’t compromise with the standards laid for the exhibition, and they are always in the listening mode, whatever the exhibitor wants, whatever the exhibitors require, they always try to follow it up in the subsequent fairs.
    - Kuldeep Wattal | Chairman, Carpet Export Promotion Council (CEPC)
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    The show is very well planned, it has good variety of products, and particularly in the textile segment, and all big names of the textile sector are present here.
    - Rakesh Kumar | Executive Director, Export Promotion Council for Handicrafts (EPCH)
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    It’s a fabulous exhibition, it has got a great energy, so many different brands and fabulous content on each and every brand! Portico particularly over here, is looking very lively, colourful, beautiful prints, beautiful colours, I see some great new collections in pastels and vibrance on plain fabrics and really really nice comfortable fabrics, great textures, and I guess I want to take all of this home. You know I think this partnership is a great synergy. So I guess so why not even household. And today designers are trickling down to each and every aspect of your household. Especially bed linen, where you want quality, you want a brand, you want great prints, you want something that you can take in your trousseau, which is also something that is beautiful and you can keep it for posterity and it looks gorgeous when you use it in your home. Absolutely, I think there is a huge scope for fashion designers and my association with portico goes down almost now 4-5 years. And I am seeing the kind of recurrent requirement that’s coming from the consumer who is aspiring for a brand on the household items and I think it is great because, it is not only something that is prevalent now, but it is on the increase. Whether you take a branded value to household, whether you take it to your clothes, whether you take it to the cars, or anything as per say.
    - Neeta Lulla | Fashion Designer, Mumbai
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    Yes, I do look forward to getting associated with HGH completely as much as possible. HGH is a success story so everybody wants to be a part of the success story. I am one!
    - Abhishek Agarwal | Rikatex International Ltd., China
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    I visit this show last year also. And this year, more than last year, lot of coming visitors, also the high end visitors also coming, so our product is very you know the high end product, so good match to this show.
    - Daisuke Kidokoro | Overseas Sales Manager, TOSO, Japan
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    India is for sure a growth. We are in a moment of international business which is shrinking, generally speaking. India is growing. India is not comparable to the rest of international market. India is very specific in the taste, is very specific in the rules and very specific also in the product taste. So I think that India cannot, will not follow, the general trend of the international market but will have its specific growth, its specific path.
    - Andrea Giardina | Representative Armani & J&V, Italy
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    It is great for us because it is an opportunity to showcase not only our brands but also we are showing our customers’ products here. They are acting, to distribute our products into the market and it is an opportunity to showcase all their products to the whole market so we are looking forward to the rest of the show.
    - David Bayliss | Business Director, Advansa Marketing, Germany
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    This is as I told you, this is our second year that we decided to come here to support our distributors and our contacts and we consider this fair most important because we can keep a warm contact with our customers, with our end consumers and to take also the feeling about our products and the things we need to improve and we need to change. But now we have the right people inside our stand, the right people that want to see our products, and works with our product. We are thinking of this fair as a long term investment. When we invest in a country or in a fair, we think it is not so much smart to go one year and that’s all. We know that we need to add our product and our mentality, our peer mentality to the market in india. And this is much important how we come to feel this having a direct contact with the customer. The only way to do it is to attend a fair and now for the moment, for us, the most important fair in India for our production is this fair.
    - Juan Jose Becerra | CEO, Juypal, Spain
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    Interest in exhibiting arised three years ago, and many of our exhibitors are interested in this market. I think this market is the second biggest market in the world, Chinese is the first one, India is the second one. This exhibition is very big exhibition and a very professional. They cover the home textile, housewares, glassware, tableware, even the gifts. This housewares market is very huge market in china. Many of the manufacturers would like to develop their market in India, so that is why we chose this exhibition.
    - Diana Lui | Group Director – Projects, Strong Developers, China
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    Sean: So far we have had a lot of inquiries. We are trying to find out if we can get any kind of distribution through this. That was our whole purpose of coming here. A lot of people have been coming to us, telling us that they are quite interested, they said that this product is very important now in this market and they have seen a lot of products out there and they are looking to find something that is a little bit different, so they have come to us because we are actually the inventors of the product.
    - Sean Bobb, International Sales Manager & Sharon Lu, Assistant General Manager | Tuo Di Shen, Vietnam
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    I think it’s a good experience and also it is a good exposure for our brand and company. Because this year is our first time participating. Why we chose this platform is because we want to penetrate into the Indian market. I would say it is growing, and we have received and exchanged a lot of contacts at this exhibition. We are still in a process of filtering the potential retailers and our customers.
    - Jeffery Ooi | Manager Export Division, EE – Lian, Malaysia
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    Actually we have been here last year and this year we found it very sweet in this show, they provide popcorns, fruit bars, VIP lounge. It is really sweet for the exhibitors, and we can get water everywhere. We are basically here looking for distributors and professional buyers and we want to get business done. We have been here last year actually and we have got really good effects and for this show we are looking for more export numbers for our government. Yes, we have got orders already and this is the first day of this exhibition. We have got several products here and for out art we already got some orders and for this it is fully booked. Of course we will be participating in HGH again next year.
    - Xi Chen | Project Officer, CICETE, China
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    - Teng Zhihao | General Manager, Strong Developer - China
  • HGH India 2015

    • Home Décor
    • Home Textile
    • Houseware
    • VIP & Special Guests
    • International Exhibitors
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    Over the years this show will be one of the biggest show in India as far as home textile and carpet sector is concerned. As per carpet export promotion council is concerned, this is the first time I am coming to the show, but my participants have grown over the year. They are ready to be a part of the show in the coming years as well in a very big way.
    - Kuldeep Wattal | Chairman - CEPC
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    HGH India has been improving constantly over the last three years. It is now more like international shows and is very useful for us because of its clear B2B focus. The guests who come to this show are well screened, so we know we are interacting with the right business and also make a lot of new acquaintances at HGH India.
    - Adarsh Todi | Managing Director - NBT Exports Pvt. Ltd.
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    I would congratulate the organizers of HGH India who have done such a fabulous show, in terms of sheer scale. The number of visitors I can see here, is completely unexpected. We are having different kinds of conversation with different kinds of people. What HGH India has achieved as a tradeshow for the country is phenomenal.
    - Aditiya Gupta | Director - The Rug Republic
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    HGH India is a brilliant platform for anyone to showcase new collections that they are launching for the year or on six months basis. It is a brilliant idea where you can showcase new collections that are launched internationally. As we are into imports and are sourcing from various parts of the world, we get different products specialized from different areas and are easily able to showcase it to all the kind of customers across India on one platform. Exposure has grown as a brand due to HGH India. We are getting exposed to smaller cities where our sales people cannot reach. There are so many other customers who are in these little towns and we are able to expose our product range completely to them at HGH India.
    - Ashish Dhingra | Managing Director - Obsessions
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    We have participated for the last two years. This is our second year, we are getting very good benefit from this exhibition. Especially the emotional factors involved like the fruit lounge and popcorn lounge activity is liked by all. HGH India is the most successful exhibition in the furnishing line and so many people come here to see our products.
    - Ashok Paun | Managing Director - Accumax Interiors (Marvel)
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    HGH India is one platform where we get to unite with all our existing customers and new customers from all around India. We get both customers from organized mass retail and E-commerce. It becomes one good platform to interact, show everybody new products and discuss some future prospects with everybody. We have had a wonderful experience. We have been participating from last 3 years in HGH. We continue to do that again. This was a great show we had this year.
    - Vaibhav Jain | CEO - Deco Window
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    HGH India is definitely a very good event. We have participated here for the first time and we got a very good response. It was not possible for us to reach a number of places in a short period, but at HGH India we met many dealers from different parts of India.
    - Aziz Chhil | General Manager - Rosseta
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    This is our First time at HGH India. Looks quite interesting. It is a great platform and we do good business here. HGH India is growing, people are happy. Many of my colleagues who are in export are also participating and displaying here. Customers here get the international product what is available in the international market. It is a win-win situation for everyone.
    - Brijesh Gutgutia | Managing Partner - Natures Mania
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    We are doing this HGH show consecutively for last three years. We are very happy with the response we get here and have made our dealer network grow every year. The customers coming here are from across India that is an advantage for us to tap different areas. We are very happy with the way the show is going on.
    - Gaurav Bhatia | Marketing Manager - Kazage Lifestyle
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    The popularity of HGH India is growing every year. We are getting new customers from furnishing and other industries from all over India. We are getting new customers and new buyers varying from North East to South India and even from North India we are getting new customers.
    - Neeraj Tekriwal | Director - Four Walls
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    HGH India has got a very large turnout of dealers, who have stores or who want to branch out into different products in different cities. We have dealers from more than 60 to 70 cities of India. This was the end purpose and HGH is able to draw these people here from different centres. This is the perfect platform what we are looking for. Most of the buyers that have come are from the B and C towns. The way it is planned, the way services are provided to customers who are visiting and also exhibitors is a very fine example. It gives a very warm and comfortable feel.
    - Rasesh Jain | Managing Director - Symphony International
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    I get collective business of one year at HGH India because lot of buyers, traders, dealers and distributors come here. So it is really a great opportunity for manufactures, we can expect really good business as we get a lot of positive enquiries here. The way we are expanding at the show it helps us understand the need of customers and we are getting very good response from all over India. High end traders and buyers visit HGH India which helps us achieve the growth in business we expect as a Company. We are very satisfied with the show.
    - Sneha Rane | Director - Malhar
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    I have seen the footfalls at HGH India increase by 50%, with the GDP of our country which has gone up about 7.5 to 8% of Indian economy, I think the response has been overwhelming even for Spaces and our brands in India. The growth actually last year has been around 35%. This year we have a promising growth of around 65%. You can imagine how and at what speed the Indian market is growing and evolving. The base is small at this moment but we see a lot of promise.
    - Dipali Goenka | Managing Director – Welspun
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    Unless you grow the market how can people like us grow? Manufacturing is a complete function of market size. HGH India has really grown in the market and it is a very serious fair. It is good for the industry and we have also made associations to tackle the problems.
    - Nimish Arora | Managing Director - Dicitex Furnishings Ltd.
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    I also see a lot of Chinese exhibitors come in at HGH India, it helps, definitely it helps.
    - Rajnish Arora | Vice Chairman - Dicitex Furnishings Ltd.
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    HGH India from where it started and where it is today, it is highly successful. People have good things to talk about. The number of visitors it attracts is also very good. All in all we thought it is for us, if we have to test the domestic market and see the response for our products then this is a good platform to try out.
    - Anish Doshi | Managing Director - TexTrade International Ltd.
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    HGH India, I think it was the need of the hour. I am very impressed with what I am seeing here today. I think it was important for people to get exposed to what home fashion is and how your home can be beautified. Along with what you wear, home is also important. HGH has played that role. I think in future also they will do great. I am seeing this fair for the first time I mean in such a big scale. I hope this will grow into a really large thing. Indian public actually needs to get exposed to the fashion for their home and for their kitchen.
    - Vijay Agarwal | Chairman - Creative Portico
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    Three days of HGH India, we got an amazing response. We have been appreciated by most of the retailers. This is my second year to HGH, the crowd on my stall has been tremendous and it is amazing. The kind of people who have stepped into our stall is very good. It has definitely improved a lot from last year rather I have got a better positioning of my stall. We have also got something new for the industry, this is a very good platform to launch something new in the industry. I have seen a lot of exhibitions, I should say this is at par the international standards and the kind of comfort level visitors get here is out of the world. It’s the best.
    - Nitin Gupta | Executive Director - Springfit
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    HGH India is one platform to see our online retailers, modern retail, as well as the B2C factor, they all come under one roof. They share their experience, see the new range. This type of experience has never been present in India before, we have always had an international exposure. I think HGH is doing a great job by getting this market together and giving us manufacturers an opportunity to understand and take one to one feedback. It is a great thing and they are improving year on year. I am looking forward to a great association with HGH.
    - Shetesh Vij | Managing Director - Shital Group
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    This is our second year in HGH and the change in the revolution we have seen in this industry, particularly in this exhibition, every year we have seen a growth of 25 to 30 percent in our business. Further also we have a huge hope to be participating in this. I should be specially thanking to HGH that they keep doing this kind of events every now and then for this industry.
    - Deepak Nishar | Director - Sarom
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    I am very happy to say and note that HGH India, what they have done in a very short span of time, to have created a very nice environment and a platform for people, not only to visit but to create a perspective. Which is very international in the approach, the quality of all the facilities and the positioning, these things are something you see when you go overseas with that kind of finesse. I think HGH India focused on delivering quality, brings more and more people into their fold. I am very happy that not only Sanjeev Kapoor brand but Wonderchef and FoodFood our TV channel are associated with HGH India. Hopefully this association will keep on growing from here on.
    - Sanjeev Kapoor | Managing Director – KhanaKhazana Pvt Ltd
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    HGH India is a fantastic platform for all that is availablein the worldto come here and showcase what they have for our Indian market. It opens up their eyes and see what all is there, what all can they know and use. There are traders whose eyes can get open, see what all is there for them to source out and sell in the market. I think you should appreciate it, really evolve this into becoming something bigger and bigger. I am just so happy that this is happening.
    - Amrita | Celebrity Chef - KhanaKhazana Pvt. Ltd.
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    HGH India is the show where we can showcase all our new products. Customers understand that, if they see, they want to feel it, if they feel it, then today or tomorrow they are ready to buy the products. One of the most successful outcome of the show is that lot of buyers are coming and serious buyers are coming. The crowd is excellent, the management is really good. Day by day they are trying to improve, do it more and more professional and in a more practical way. Branding of the fair is very nice, customers are coming from all over India for this tradeshow.
    - Raj Jain | Managing Director - Raj Agencies
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    We are quite satisfied as far as HGH show is concerned, simply for one reason, we see a lot of buyers here. HGH India has created the interest that people themselves want to come. We are not inviting so many people but people from all over the country, the serious retailers, the serious buyers, the modern retail teams of Westside, Shoppers Stop etc., they come themselves. They look forward for this show. It is good meeting platformall the serious people come. I hope the way this is picking up, more and more retailers, more and more buyers will come.
    - Sudhir Jain | Managing Director - Multi Creations
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    HGH India is a B2B platform, where we have understood what the requirements are and the price points of the market. We have seen a lot of enquiries and got lot of contact pan India fromcities like Chennai, Bangalore, Panipat, and Ludhiana. We are reasonably happy with our first experience. We are present in at least 80% of all five star hotels in India. Now we indent to foray into retail and corporate, that is why we are at HGH India to see, forge new relations and to see what the market is.
    - Percy Engineer | General Manager – Zwiesel Kristallglas, India
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    HGH India is an organised exhibition, we get to know our visitors not only from Mumbai, but from various parts of the country. We get dealers, distributors, the chain stores and the online partners. Everyone from the e-commerce section also came and visited us. We got a good response from HGH India.
    - Pragnesh Shah | General Manager (Sales & Marketing) - Princeware
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    HGH India is the only platform available in India for importers like us. Where we are able to interact not only with the modern trade, but also with standalone stores across the country. We don’t have any other platform available wherein we could also tap the individual retailer. Even the B & C town retailers are also being tapped and have been coming in. The visitors I have been seeing from 2012 to till date, there is a drastic change. Almost a growth of about 40 to 50 percent of the visitors walking in.
    - Rajeev Sanghani | Managing Director - Eternia Enterprises
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    There is more awareness within the trade channel for HGH India, which is very important for us. We don’t get the undesired crowd coming in to buy or to look at us. It works out better for us in that format, because it is a very trade centric crowd that we get, let me put it that way. We are very happy about that. The trade channel partners come in here, the online partners, large format retailers, traders, dealers. It is basically our target audience or immediate target audience that comes in HGH India.
    - Vaibhav Dharnidharka | Partner - Anantam
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    HGH visitors come from the cities like Ambala, Jammu etc. All the visitors are coming no doubt even from big metro cities visitor and distributors, as well as from cities like Sangle, Nagpur, Pune and all small cities of Maharashtra. Visitors come here to visit our stall and we get the benefit of these good clients. Through HGH India we get new segment for the crockery and table ware segment.
    - Paresh Kabani | Proprietor - Kabani Crockery Centre
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    The best part is that the B2B is a serious business, you don’t get crowd unnecessarily, that is very good about it.
    - Shiv Kapoor | Managing Director - SDH India
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    We have been participating in various exhibitions. HGH India is the first exhibition we have participated business to business. The arrangements were very good even the pick-up and drop facilities were very good. The overall ambience of the exhibition is good, eating section is taken well care. The people, once they are happy, they enjoy, they discuss business also. Though this was our first experience it was wonderful, we got good business and we are happy about it.
    - Anil Datta | General Manager- SDH India
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    As this is the fourth edition, HGH India is a very good initiative which started in 2012, and I am sure over the years we have seen how it has grown, how people have responded and in times to come, I think it will become a milestone for Indian Market both from consumers’ and producers’ point of view. If you see, India is a young society, the younger people predominate India unlike China. So, new people are more receptive to new innovation, new ideas, new products and that is why probably it is one of the stimulus to the Textile Industry. When you bring out the new product, there is a good response, the entrepreneur, the manufacturers are encouraged to do that and even otherwise because of the other factors which play a part in global competitiveness. I think the domestic demand itself, the domestic market itself is throwing a challenge to the producers that probably you may not look at others as well, and it could be done very much on the home ground. But yes, certainly we need inter country collaborations both in terms of technique, style, color, preferences, consumers and what is wanted where. I think the whole industry should be geared up to cater to the consumers.
    - Kiran Soni Gupta | Textile Commissioner, Government of India
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    I visited HGH for the first time last year. I was very happy with the standard of the exhibition. In general it was beyond my expectation. I visited HGH as a visitor going through some of the booths which you see here today. The whole idea at HGH India was to introduce the brand and preview the entire collection to the domestic market here. The quality of visitors, the quality of the buyers you get are the who-is-who in this industry. The quality of buyers that I have received past these few days are beyond my expectations.
    - Ashil Aggarwal | Director - Rossetti Group, Italy / UAE
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    In HGH India, a lot of people come in, mostly Indian customer. All the customers are interested in our products. I personally have seen this as a very good opportunity to expand our brand and products in Indian market.
    - Daisuke Kidokoro | Sales Manager - Toso, Japan
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    We think India is a powerful market. It is a future market that all the companies need to invest. Our goal in five years is to establish as a well-known brand in India. This is the reason we have come to HGH India, so as to establish a long term relationship with the Indians and Indian customers, distributors, retailers. Next year we are going to come again to this fair.
    - Juan Jose Becerra | CEO - Juypal Hogar, S.L., Spain
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    This is my first time at HGH India. I have avery good impression and it is worth doing this show. We got very positive feedback and gained additional sales. In India there are some styles which are still different, but yes we as producer of curtain tracks can also make new design according to the request of the customers here. This is what I really enjoy here talking with the people, knowing what their needs are, then coming again with new products especially made for Indian market.
    - Martin Grubener | Manager Partner - Bandex Textils, Austria
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    The first year we came to HGH India to exhibit was last year. Absolutely the feedback is getting better and better. We are quite happy because we can see a lot of potential in the Indian market. We find out that we should come in here continuously more and more. Compared to last year this year the fair is better organized and the fair is bigger than last year. Customer wise it seems to be more and more.
    - Wichai Poositranusorn | Managing Director - DKW, Thailand
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    We really enjoyed the HGH India trade show and our China pavilion received many Indian buyers. Most of our exhibitors are satisfied with the exhibition and want to come in next year. Next year maybe we will bring a great group of China enterprises to the show.
    - Zeng Di | Project Officer, CICETE - Ministry of Commerce, China
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    We hope and we are almost sure that this kind of exhibition will not only make business relationships between exhibitors and buyers, it will be very helpful also to make a business partnership between two huge markets like India & China.
    - Zaur Mammadov | Project Assistant - Strong Developer Trading Co. Ltd







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