Crafting the Next Wave: The FAB Show – Pioneering Progress in the Aparel Manufacturing Sector

The Clothing Manufacturers Association of India (CMAI) is poised to once again host the FABRICS, ACCESSORIES, AND BEYOND SHOW (FAB) trade show from 15th to 17th April 2024 at Bombay Exhibition Centre, Mumbai, India.

Launched in 2022, and now in its 4th edition, the FAB show has already become the largest fair showcasing the entire Supply Chain to the Apparel Manufacturers. Over 250 Fabric Suppliers from different parts of the country, along with the top Accessories Manufacturers, Machinery Suppliers, Washing Units, Real Estate Developers, and Software Developers display their products and services to more than 10,000 Brands, Manufacturers, Retailers, and Exporters who visit the show.

Salient Features:

  • 250+ Exhibitors
  • 12000+ Trade Visitors
  • 2,00,000 Sq. Ft. Exhibition Area
  • Networking Sessions
  • Buyer Delegations
  • Sustainability Pavilion & much more

FAB is an exceptional platform for exhibitors to present their newest offerings in Fabrics, Trimmings, Accessories, and a diverse range of services to the industry’s leading Manufacturers. It is a one-of-its-kind trade show that unites a broad spectrum of Categories that presents a valuable opportunity to connect with the top players in the industry.

This flagship event has quickly ascended to the status of the largest fair in India showcasing the entire supply chain to Apparel manufacturers. Numerous retailers have pre-registered and are set to attend the trade show to meet their sourcing requirements. The show stands as a testament to the vibrancy and optimism of the Indian Apparel industry, underlining the ‘Make in India’ initiative. The last edition of the show successfully facilitated over US$ 270 million of business in three days, illustrating its significance as a catalyst for trade and partnerships within the textile manufacturing expo.

With an anticipated attendance of more than 1500 top platinum buyers, the show is poised to offer unparalleled business opportunities for exhibitors. Attracting between 10,000 to 12,000 visitors, including the largest domestic and international buyers from Bangladesh, China, Ethiopia, Hong Kong, Nepal, New Zealand, UAE and UK, the show is a pivotal sourcing event for the Apparel manufacturing industry. Esteemed brands such as Amazon, Ajio and many others are regular attendees to the show, showcasing the event’s broad appeal and its role in shaping the future of Fashion and Retailing.

CMAI, being the pioneer and most representative association of the Indian Apparel industry, boasts over 4000 members and services more than 20,000 retailers, manufacturers, exporters, brands, and ancillary industries. The upcoming edition not only promises to be a grand display of the latest trends and innovations but also an effective platform for discussions on sustainability, technological advancements and adapting to changing consumer preferences, which are increasingly shaping the industry’s future.

In conclusion, the FAB show offers an unprecedented opportunity for Apparel and Textile manufacturers, fashion designers, brands, and retailers to converge, collaborate, and catalyse growth in the textile and clothing manufacturing sectors. As the industry stands on the precipice of vast possibilities, this platform provides the perfect backdrop to explore, innovate and drive forward the future of Fashion and Apparel manufacturing in India and beyond. To pre-register and visit the show, log on to