HITEX Fitness & Sports Expo 2010
Welcome to the HITEX Fitness & Sports Expo 2010 a specialized trade show which focus exclusively on the Fitness & Sports industry to be held at world class exhibition centre, HITEX in Hyderabad from 19-21 February 2010.
The fitness equipment industry in the country is having boom time with its market size reaching Rs.10000 million. With the rise in disposable income and consumerism, people are becoming increasingly health and fitness conscious and the demand for the affordable fitness products are growing at a rapid rate. Consequently, the industry is showing significant growth potential.
Indian Sports Goods industry has proud background, which has vide experience of more than 100 years. It is born out of India’s age-old nurtured and mastered skills in the areas of metal processing, leather crafts, wood crafts and a host of other industries. The industry is spread all over the country, with major manufacturing centers in and around Jalandhar, Meerut, Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Chennai.
Indian Sports Goods are well known around the world and have made a mark in the global sports goods market. They have established their identity in many countries across the world as a reliable supplier of quality sports goods. The exports have grown from Rs.3350 million in 2003-04 to Rs.5064 million in 2007-08, showing a steady growth of over 10 per cent per annum. The major markets are: UK, Australia, USA, France, Germany, South Africa, New Zealand, Italy, Canada, etc.
India, which exports nearly 60% of its total domestic output to the sports loving people all over the world, has matured into a globally competitive & creative entity. The contribution by the Indian sports goods industry to the international sports goods market has been remarkable. The major sports goods exported from India are: Inflatable balls, Cricket Bats, Protective Equipment for Cricket, Hammocks, Boxing Equipment, General Exercise Equipment, Cricket and Hockey Balls, Nets, Protective Equipment for Football, Bladders, Carrom Board and Chess, T.T. Equipment, Fishing Equipment, Golf Balls, Hockey Sticks, etc.. Indian manufacturers are exporting these products in their own brand names as well as O.E.M. suppliers to International brands like Adidas, Dunlop, Fila, Gap, Nike, Rawlings, Reebok, Spalding, to name a few.
With a view to capitalize on tremendous business opportunities coming in the way due to India joining the League of Nations to host the Commonwealth Games in 2010, Hyderabad International Trade Expositions Ltd (HITEX) is organizing its inaugural Edition of HITEX Fitness & Sports Expo-2010 (HFSE-2010) from Feb 19-21, 2010 at our state-of-the-art-exhibition centre, HITEX in Hyderabad, India.