Inviting participation in the “Sourcing @ Magic” & the “Foot Sourcing @ Magic” at Las Vegas, USA (August 11-14, 2019) – ON SELF FINANCING BASIS

CLE/HO-IMD-F/MAGIC-August 2019

26th April, 2019
To.
The Members of the Council
(Footwear, Leather Goods/Accessories & Garments)

Sub:-     Inviting participation in the “Sourcing @ Magic” & the “Foot Sourcing @ Magic” at Las Vegas, USA (August 11-14, 2019) – ON SELF FINANCING BASIS

Dear Members,

The United States of America is the largest market importing leather and leather products in the world. USA is also the top market for India’s export of footwear and leather products. India’s export of footwear and leather products to USA has increased from USD 669.15 million in 2013-14 to USD 847.29 million in 2017-18.

MAGIC is the world’s largest Footwear, Apparel and Accessories Trade Show in North America, consisting more than 70% of the buying and selling community in the United States. MAGIC Show consists; MAGIC men, MAGIC Women, WSA & Magic, FN Platform, Sourcing @ Magic-Footwear, Sourcing @ Magic-Unisex for contract manufacturers. All the shows will be united in the Las Vegas Convention Center in the August, 2019 edition. WWD will be on the first floor of South Hall hence South Hall will be incredibly busy.

For more details about the MAGIC Show, members may please visit the website of the fair organizer at www.magiconline.com

CLE’s participation in the Sourcing @ Magic AND Footwear Sourcing @ Magic:-                Considering the size & potential of the US market and the opportunities available for the Indian exporters, the Council proposes to organize ‘India Pavilion’ in the Magic for Footwear and Sourcing @ Magic for Leather Garments, Goods/Accessories. CLE’s participation in the August, 2019 edition of the Magic Show would be on ‘Self Financing basis’ and there is no MDA/MAI grant available for participation of the member-companies. Keeping in view the overall expenses, participation fee fixed for built up booths for both Footwear and Leather Garments & Goods Sections are given below:-

Details of space Footwear Exhibitors Leather Garments/Leather Goods/ Accessories exhibitors
Built up booth of 10×10 size – 100 sq.ft Rs. 4,15,000/- Rs. 4,63,650/-

Members interested to participate in the August, 2019 edition of Souring @ Magic/Footwear Sourcing @Magic may please send the attached dully filled in application form along with full participation fee, as given above, for a minimum sized booth of 100 sq.ft. by Cheque/DD drawn in favour of Council for Leather Exports, to the Council’s Head Office in Chennai or Regional/Extension Offices in Delhi, Kanpur, Mumbai, Kolkata, Agra and Jalandhar on or before 13th May, 2019. Members may please note that space will be allotted on ‘First-Come-First-Served’ basis, based on the receipt of full participation fee in the Council’s Offices.

Visa Support:-   Members may please note that participants will have to arrange US visa on their own. MAGIC will be providing maximum of 4 invitation letters for each exhibiting company. The letters will be provided for paid exhibitors only.         CLE/Magic do not take any responsibility for visa rejection, on whatever reasons.         Please note that non-issuance of visa will not be considered as a reason for withdrawal subsequent to confirmation of participation. Hence withdrawal from participation after confirmation will not be allowed.

With best regards,
R. Selvam, IAS
Executive Director
Council for Leather Exports