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Coronavirus lockdown pushes India ITME 2020 to December 2021

India ITME Society is the apex body that supports and serves the Indian Textile Industry through various exhibitions, events, educational trips, students’ placements.

India International Textile Machinery Exhibition Society has decided to shift the dates of the exhibition to December 2021 as coronavirus tightens its grip. The pandemic has severely impacted the textile and apparel industry ensuing the delay of the event. The revised dates are from 8-13 December 2021.

“COVID-19 has brought disruption and distress for the general life, industry, and economy, especially for the textile and textile engineering industry all over the world. …Under the circumstances, India ITME Society proposes to postpone India ITME 2020 by one year to December 2021,” India ITME Society said in a press release.

“The revised exhibitor manual and schedules would be available on the fair website shortly. All participation guidelines remain the same and the payments shall be adjusted against revised exhibition dates,” the release added.

Another change that the event witnesses is the venue. The Municipal corporation and police department prohibit major events and container movement in Mumbai till the construction of Metro. Therefore, the venue has been shifted to Indian Exposition Mart, Greater Noida.

The organisers of the event are making special transportation arrangements and encouraging visitors to book accommodation through their official website to avail of special offers.

“All details shall be available nearer to the event on the website. We also recommend participants to directly book hotels and accommodation through ITME website to avail reasonable rates and special offers negotiated for India ITME 2021,” the organisers said.

“We assure you that India ITME Society shall stand by the industry in all possible ways to see through these difficult times and shall double the efforts to ensure customer reach for exhibitors,” the organisers added.

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