After three successful editions, UBM India has announced the 4th edition of Child, Baby and Maternity Expo India (CBME India) in a unique style. CBME India 2016, which is scheduled to open its doors at the Bombay Convention and Exhibition Centre in Mumbai from 20th to 22nd April, 2016, is India’s largest children and maternity product business expo which will offer a networking platform for the business fraternity to join hands, share new ideas, and launch new products under one roof.
The success of CBME India 2015, which witnessed over 80 exhibitors, 150 global and Indian brands and over 4000 visitors, has raised the industry’s expectations for its fourth edition. The current edition of CBME India promises to be larger in scale amongst over 100 exhibitors showcasing 300 brands to the retail and trade industry. The exhibition, spread over 3 days, would facilitate interactive forums like seminars, workshops and panel discussions on topics such as e-commerce and supply chain management, and help establish strategic business alliances. Key world-renowned brands like J L Morrison, Mother Care, Me and Moms Pvt Ltd., Little’s (India), Bonny Products, TOONZ Retail, Chicco, Lovi and Smitten Baby amongst others will provide a wide spectrum of quality international products and technology. The trade fair will see participation from countries such as China, Hong Kong, Belgium, Italy, Malaysia, Taiwan, Thailand, USA amongst others.
Children represent 39% of the total population of India making it a favourable market for a platform like CBME, which will provide opportunities to industry stakeholders such as retailers, manufacturers, suppliers, importer and exporters, wholesalers, influencers, decision makers and merchandise heads from modern retail businesses, e-commerce portals, catalogue retailers and many more.
This year’s edition includes the launch of Cool Kids Fashion India, a first-of-its-kind event, which will highlight premium kids fashion from both well-known and emerging designers, brands and manufacturers. It is a signature affair to position India on the map of the kids fashion industry. Cool Kids Fashion India will include a complete overview of children’s clothing and accessories (age 0-14) and will showcase features such as Premium Exhibition, a fashion design contest for kids, trend forum launch pad, kids fashion gallery and workshops on merchandising and styling. The expo is supported by the All India Association of Industries.
Speaking on the launch, Mr. Yogesh Mudras, Managing Director, UBM India said, “The domestic baby and childcare market is set for a big boom and global players are making a beeline to the lucrative Indian market. With CBME India 2016, we aim to fuel the growing awareness of baby and child care while successfully getting the entire buyer and seller community on one platform.”