7th Edition of Children Baby Maternity Expo India
by Shrutee K/DNS
Mumbai : UBM India is set to bring in the 7th edition of the uniquely positioned Children Baby Maternity Expo India (CBME India) from 10th –12th April, 2019 at the Bombay Convention and Exhibition Centre, Goregaon, Mumbai. The largest children and maternity product B2B expo in India, CBME India will offer unparalleled business opportunities to local and global manufacturers and sellers of baby products to connect, network and conduct business with a choice of distributors, Importers, dealers, influencers and merchandise heads from modern retail businesses, online retailers, aggregators, service providers, business investors, and franchisee seekers. These professionals cater to baby, child wear, children shoe stores, maternity wear shops, toy shops, supermarkets, hypermarkets, department stores, pre-schools, nursing homes, individual buyers, service companies, designers, associations and Consulates.
The three-day expo will witness enthusiastic participation from over 100 national and international exhibitors from 10 exhibiting countries such as China, Korea, Hong Kong, Australia, Canada, Germany, Japan, Singapore, Russia and Taiwan to name a few. These industry players will present over 450 brands to showcase and launch an exhaustive spectrum of baby care products, toys, baby food, organic clothing, nutraceuticals, ergonomic furniture, licensing brands, stationery, gifts, infant safety technology, and brain development tools among a rich array of other quality, technologically advanced and aesthetically pleasing international products. Most significantly, the event is well- supported by key associations such as All India Association of Industries (AIAI); Indian Imports Chamber of Commerce and Industry (IICCI); Franchising Association of India and Licensing Industry Merchandisers' Association (LIMA).
Some of the key exhibitors will include Artsana India Pvt Ltd – Chicco, Nobel Hygiene Pvt Ltd, Mitsui & Co. India Pvt. Ltd. – Merries, PUR Thailand, Tiny Twig Apparel Pty Ltd., Softsens Consumer Products Private Limited, NOVATEX GmbH, First Care India Private Limited – BuddsBuddy, Azafran Innovacion Ltd., American Hygienics Corporation, Mother and Babycare Inc. – Little Angel, Indify Ventures - OK Baby & BEABA, Maiden Distributors amongst others, who will showcase trending and innovative products catering to this niche industry.
Speaking on the upcoming CBME India 2019, Mr. Yogesh Mudras, Managing Director, UBM India said, “ The maternity and baby care products industry in India which has a projected growth rate of over 17% (CAGR) till 2020 is undergoing a phase of complete innovative transformation in the recent years, making India a worthwhile market for such products among other emerging nations. Formerly, this industry was in a nascent stage and was considered to be niche from an Indian perspective but now, driven by increasing demand by upwardly mobile millennial parents who are keen to use the latest child care equipment in the market, is ready for its greatest metamorphosis. Accordingly, key players are constantly involved in innovative development to widen the market, by using new technologies and advanced marketing approaches.”
He added, “The CBME India thus plays a vital role in this market by creating awareness, and demand for novel products that truly make parenting easy and a joy. It also gathers the entire buyer and seller community to increase the penetration, reach and variety of child, maternity and baby care products in the country to generate more business.”
Over the course of the 3 days, CBME India 2019 will comprise a number of salient features including two days of power – packed knowledge sessions, seminars, discussion of new trends and various international pavilions to surge into the rapidly expanding and diverse retail sector in India. A special Licensing Pavilion by LIMA is bound to attract visitors along with the presence of a number of licensing industry. This feature will foster the growth and expansion of licensing around the world, raise the level of professionalism for licensing practitioners, and create greater awareness of the benefits of licensing to the Indian business community. The pavilion will showcase various licensing opportunities and have licensing experts to answer queries related to global brand licensing. Another feature includes presentations and seminars by WGNS, the Trend Partner for CBME India 2019 that will discuss Kids Fashion trends, Toy trends and Retail concept. The Two day
conference will also have sessions by industry speakers on ‘Fast Fashion impact on the kids wear market’ and ‘How Brands are adopting Closed Loop Recycling to incorporate sustainability’.
The expo will also host a Cool Kids Fashion India in association with UDAAN that will highlight premium kids fashion accessories and clothing (age 0-14 years) from both well-known & emerging designers, brands and manufacturers.
Udaan has emerged as the largest apparel distribution platform in the country reaching more than 300k retailers across 900+ cities. Udaan is working continuously towards strengthening its connect in the industry, and has identified CBME India as the perfect platform. " Kid's Apparel is an essential consumer category for Udaan. Selling more than 1 million units every month, we are growing by 100% quarter on quarter. We aim to partner with 1.5 lakh+ kid's wear stores by the end of 2019 making Udaan the most preferred distribution platform for kid's wear brands in the country" says Ankit Agarwal - Business Head - Apparels & Accessories, Udaan. In its quest to deliver unique and innovative value propositions to exhibitors and visitors alike, this year, CBME India will witness a Korea Pavilion by Korea Federation of Clothing Merchant Federation & a Hong Kong Children Babies Maternity Industries Association (HKCBMIA) Pavilion.
About CBME India: CBME India will be organized by UBM which in June 2018 combined with Informa PLC to become a leading B2B information services group and the largest B2B Events organiser in the world. Please visit ( www.cbmeindia.com ) for more information on CBME India and https://www.ubm.com/global-reach/ubm-asia for our presence in Asia.