Footwear Design & Development Institute (FDDI) participated in the 37th edition of India International Trade Fair (IITF) which is a brand name enjoying recognition from around the world and has been one of the cornerstones of Indian trading scene in the recent history.
The fortnight-long event, which was held from November 14 to 27, 2017 at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi was inaugurated by the Hon’ble President of India, Mr. Ram Nath Kovind.
The first 5 days of the fair was exclusively assigned for business and the rest of the fair was opened to the public.
The theme of the fair was "Startup India Standup India". Vietnam was partner country, while Kyrgyzstan was focus country for this edition of fair and Jharkhand participated as partner State in the event.
At Haryana Pavilion, FDDI displayed the wide range of products made by its budding designers, including hand bags, purses, leather jackets, ladies and gents footwear at Hall Number – 01, Stall Number – 01.
A view of the stall of FDDI
The appreciation received from Hon’able Chief Minister of Haryana, Mr. Manohar Lal Khattar, during his visit at FDDI stall, gave a big moral boost to all the students and staff members who worked really hard to make it a big success. He interacted with the students and appreciated them for their products.
The 37th IITF provided a common platform to the budding designers of FDDI to showcase their products who were successful to live up to the expectations. It was also an enlightening experience for all the students in terms of team work and coordination.
The product profile of IITF 2017 included Cosmetics, Healthcare products, Service sector, Consultancy services, Consumer Electronics, Home & Kitchen Appliances, Fitness equipment, Optical and Eye care products, Textiles, Jute and Coir, Leather Goods, Footwear & Travel Goods, Banks, Insurance, Financial Services, Processed Food & Agro Products, building Industry products, products from Small and Medium size Enterprise, Ministries & Government Departments and various products from foreign countries.
At the stall of FDDI, a view about courses and the services offered in FDDI was given to the visitors.