A platform that encompasses the brightest fashion minds, has the power to channelise ideas and drive fashion in the most appropriate manner under these demanding circumstances, yes its none other than the India Fashion Forum 2009 (IFF ‘09). The grand event themed Fashion 2009: Get the Power! will be held on January 27- 28 in Mumbai and will bring together over 200 honchos discussing about the nascent changes happening in India regarding the global fashion brands and retailers so as to formulate strategies to convert this trend into business.
IFF ’09 will stage various sessions related to brands and retailers, textile mills and merchants, fibre/ yarn/ fabric companies, trend forecasters and research, fashion designers and line developers, wholesalers and distributors, marketers and consultants, exporters and importers, promotion and advertising companies, franchise networks, institutional investors, retail design and architects, IT and security systems, support fashion and service providers, shopfit and display, property advisors, trade bodies and councils and supply chain and logistics.
IFF ’09 will also launch the India Beauty Forum, which will host major stakeholders in beauty, hair care and cosmetics businesses coming together for a conclave besides numerous talk shows, workshops and catwalks — setting the perfect stage for leading and upcoming beauty brands to leverage the tremendous business environment at IFF.
From India’s largest fashion and textile brands to the country’s largest retailer to its largest fashion intermediary, IFF ’09 will put up the business’ most influential spokespersons, tycoons and icons. Gautam Hari Singhania, CMD, Raymond Limited will be chairman of 2009 edition of IFF discussing about how together we can overcome the impact of this global downturn.
— IndiaRetailing Bureau