India ITME Society Welcomes Business Delegates & Dignitaries From 38 Countries To Nairobi, Kenya For ITME Africa 2022

NAIROBI, Kenya — November 27, 2023 — India ITME Society, a 44 year old non-profit apex industry body from India will host business & textile engineering exhibition for the 1st time in Nairobi, Kenya from 30th Nov – 2nd December 2023 at KICC. This highly anticipated Textile machinery exhibition shall comprise of machineries and accessories providing manufacturing solutions from fibre to fashion.  This most awaited congregation of Technology & business has created a palpable buzz across the globe & will be inaugurated by H.E Ms. Namgya C. Khampa, High Commissioner of India in Kenya & Hon. Dr Juma Mukhwana – Principal Secretary, State Department for Industrialization- Ministry of Trade and Industry, Kenya.

The largest number of exhibitors are from India with 60 companies and the 2nd largest participation is from China with more than 25 companies. Italian Textile Agency with 13 companies are actively promoting Italian machinery manufacturers to connect with African Nations who are looking to develop & modernize Textile factories through ITME Africa 2023 platform. All in all 120 companies from 11 countries shall exhibit to the business visitors from Kenya & other African Nations.

So far, the Visitor registration has crossed 36 countries across Middle East, Africa, South-east Asia who are looking at connecting with Kenya as well as with other visiting delegates. Major Textile mills & Industry representatives from India form the highest overseas visitor delegation with 153 Indian companies including prominent ones such as Reliance Industries Limited, Vardhman Polytex Ltd., Sutlej Textiles & Industries Ltd., Batik House, Colourinn Industries Private Limited, Ambica Jute Mills Ltd, Harikrushna Textiles, Indokem Limited, Kohinoor Exports, followed by Ethiopia, Germany, Bangladesh, Austria, Tanzania & South Africa respectively.

To facilitate interaction among all delegates the organizer India ITME Society has curated multiple interactive sessions at the event. Financial solutions for Investments, JV’s & Capital good sourcing from India, will be explained by Exim Bank of India & Bank of Baroda, at Special session on 30th November immediately after the opening of the Exhibition.

Apart from Business opportunities, this 3-day Technology & engineering exhibition shall als

provide best opportunities for Researchers & students to attend Technical Seminars on Textiles Technology & Cotton.

A technical presentation will be made on Cotton: Good Practices of cultivating quality cotton fibre | Importance of Physical properties of cotton in textile industry will be made by Dr. Asha Rani, Secretary cum Chief cotton breeder- SIMA CDRA on 1st December 2023 @ Lenana Hall, KICC from 10.00 am onwards.

Other Esteemed speakers at ITME Africa Technical Sessions

From India

  • Mr. Ramanadane, CEO Global Operations, LMW
  • Mr. Hitesh Wadher, Vice President (International Business & B2B), Head of Marketing, Neochem Technologies Pvt. Ltd.
  • Mr. Arun Varshney, VP & Business Head- Textiles, Color Jet India Ltd
  • Mr. Updeep Singh, – Textile Expert & Industry Leader
  • Mr. Rajeev Johari, C.E.O. – Global Operations, Lux Industries Ltd – J.M. Hosiery Division
  • Mr. Naveen Joon, Resident Representative East Africa, Exim Bank India.
  • Mr. Vinay Kumar Rathi, Bank of Baroda

Eminent speakers showcasing rising potential of the Textile Industry in Kenya are

  • Mr. Richard Cheruiyot, Board Chairman, Export Processing Zones Authority (EPZA)
  • Mr. Jas Bedi- Chairperson – KEPSA | Chairman- Kenya Export Promotion & Branding Agency | Managing Director-Bedi Investments Limited (BIL)
  • Prof. Thomas Kipkurgat, Managing Director, Rivatex East Africa Limited
  • Mr. Benjamin Chesang, Manager, Research, Planning and Innovation- Export Processing Zones Authority (EPZA),
  • Mr. Richard Davies Deputy Director – Technical Specialist – Gatsby Africa, Textiles & Apparel.

Italian Textile Engineering Expertise shall be presented by Mr. Roberto Cortinovis, Area sales Manager, Business Unit Warp Preparation, Karl Mayer Rotal S.r.l.

This gathering of technocrats & industry leaders from 38 countries under one roof hosted in Kenya by India

ITME Society is Supported by Ministry, Government Organizations & many Domestic & Internationals Associations as below:
Supporting Govt organizations & Associations from host Country Kenya

  • Ministry of Investment Trade & Industry, Republic of Kenya
  • Export Promotion Zones Authority (EPZA)
  • Kenya Investment Authority (KenInvest)
  • Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA)
  • Fashion Agenda Africa (FAA)
  • Gatsby Africa
  • Kenya National Chamber of Commerce & Industry (KNCCI)

Supporting Govt organizations & Associations from India

  • Ministry of External Affairs, Govt of India
  • Ministry of Textiles, Govt of India
  • The Bureau of Indian Standards, (BIS) Govt of India
  • Textile Machinery Manufacturers’ Association (TMMA)
  • Indian Textile Accessories & Machinery Manufacture Association (ITAMMA)
  • Textile Association of India (TAI)
  • Confederation of Indian Textile Industry (CITI)

Supporting organizations from across Africa & other countries

  • Botswana – Botswana Textile & Clothing Association (BTCA)
  • Ghana – Association of Ghana Industries (AGI)
  • Poland -Indo Polish Chamber of Commerce & Industries (IPCCI)
  • Turkey – Textile Machine & Accessory Industrialists Association (TEMSAD)
  • Uzbekistan – Uzbekistan International Business Development Association (UIBDA)
  • Egypt – Egyptian Cotton Association (EGA)
  • Uganda – Tradelink Chamber Uganda

Register now to visit, explore, network and expand your world to the multitude of opportunities paving way to your future prosperity.

Posted: November 27, 2023

Source: India ITME Society