By Accommodation Times Bureau
The Indian Ceramics Industry ranks at 2nd position in the world and produces around 12.9% of global output. Vibrant Ceramics Expo & Summit 2017 held its press meets on Tuesday in Mumbai. The primary reason to visit Mumbai was to increase the awareness among the Ceramic Industry and also to prove the fact that they stand second after China when it comes to Ceramic Industry. Also, another noteworthy observation was made during the meet that if Indian Ceramics Industry starts importing Ceramics from Morbi, Gujarat, India can overtake all other nations who top the list in this industry like China.
Vibrant Ceramics Expo and Summit (VCES), 2017 is being held from 16 to 19 November 2017 at Exhibition Center, near the town hall, Gandhinagar Gujarat . The event is spread across 50,000 square meter area with more than 250 exhibitors, 400+ brands, and ceramics in several sizes and designs under one roof.
Shri Nilesh Jetpariya – President, Vibrant Ceramics Expo & Summit-2017 said “India is the second largest tiles market in the world. While the global tiles production grew at an annualized rate of 6.3% for the period 2006-2013, tiles production in India grew almost double at 12.0% during the same period. Ceramic tiles that accounts for close to 60% of the total tiles demand in India is expected to grow at a CAGR of 8.7% for the period 2014-2019.”
He added “Ceramics industry, in line with the key agenda of the Government of India of Make in India, Skill India, and Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan amongst others. It is our constant Endeavour to keep innovating and contribute to the country’s economic growth and create further employment across states. At present, we are contributing to close to $ 4 billion in revenues and employ more than 10 lakhs skilled and unskilled personnel.”
Shri Sandip Patel – CEO, Vibrant Ceramics Expo & Summit-2017 said “Technology transfer, investment, joint ventures, B2B as well as B2G networking opportunities will be key highlights at the conference, while the exhibition will showcase the latest technology, ceramic tiles, sanitary-ware, and bath-fittings. Vibrant Ceramics is the initiative that aims towards unifying and synergizing the key players in the ceramics industry. We shall bring forward all sorts and types of business resources to a common destination to enable flawless interaction, channeling and networking.”
The first edition of Vibrant Ceramics held last year witnessed more than 610 foreign delegates from more than 22 countries which are going to be far surpassed this year with participation of over 2500 overseas buyers from 65+ countries. The event witnessed an overall footfall of over one lakh visitors over four days. By the end of the event, the sector saw business worth Rs. 500 crores and an order pipeline of about Rs. 1300 cr.s
Delegates from Australia, Brazil, Cambodia, China, Canada, France, Germany, Indonesia, Italy, Jordan, Kenya, Latvia, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mayotte, Mexico, Nepal, Oman, Philippines, Poland, Qatar, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, South Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Serbia and much more.