Presentation Session at Pakistan Gloves Manufacturers & Exporters Association (PGMEA)
In a bid to promote to promote Construction & Safety Industry Exhibition Portfolio to our PPE and Safety Workwear manufacturers and exporters, our 4 member team from the Sales & Marketing Department traveled to Sialkot last month for a presentation session. Several Executive Committee Members along with other PGMEA members were present. A total of 25 companies were in attendance for the session.
Topic of Presentation: Upcoming opportunities to explore new markets for PPE & Workwear Exporters
Presenter: Ms. Asma Aftab – Sales Manager
Date: 12th November 2018, Monday
Time: 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Venue: PGMEA office, Sialkot
The presentation covered upcoming export opportunities in markets like Middle East, China, Europe, US and offered the attendees to participate in the best International trade shows in these regions. The exhibitions in focus were:
- Big5 Saudi
- CIOSH, China
- Project Qatar
- National Hardware Show, Las Vegas
- Safety First, Australia
- Project Lebanon
- Project Iraq
- Expo Protection, Paris
There was also a Workshop session which covered briefly tips and pointers for exhibitors on “Things to do in order to participate in Trade Shows”. The session ended with constructive Question and Answer session presided by the Vice Chairman (PGMA) with Mr. Zeeshan Ahmed, Head of Sales & Marketing, Eventage.
Suggestions made by attendees:
The interested companies were concerned regarding some facilities to be provided to them on the venue which will add value to their participation and draw more traffic to the Pakistan Pavilion. The suggestions are as follows:
- Buyer delegation meetings at pavilion
- Prominent pavilion location
- Attractive pavilion design
- Support from Government for new exporters
- Industry insights for each market
- Partial payment method for small companies who apply for government subsidy
- Should announce subsidy with two different rates, like for 9 and 6 sqm stand.
- Subsidy cost should also include branding, advertising, SMS or email marketing specifically for Pakistani companies, this offer should specially be for the new regions.
- Should suggest a complete marketing and travel pack, specially for new regions.
Award of Appreciation:
At the end of the session, an award of appreciation was presented to the Chairman Mr. Muhammad Sarwar by Team Eventage to acknowledge his services in support of the industry. The award was received by the Vice Chairman Mr. Rana Naseer Ahmed on Chairman’s behalf.
A brief introduction of PGMEA:
Pakistan Gloves Manufacturers and ExportersAssociation (PGMEA) is an apex body of Industrial Gloves Sector in Pakistan located in the city of Sialkot, the first export oriented city of Pakistan.
With the enhancement of demand from international market, and the increase of manufacturing units of gloves –Sialkot became the hub of all kinds of glove manufacturing includingindustrial gloves.
Thegloves industry is exclusively export oriented. Approximately, 500 SME units with 100,000 skilled / semi – skilled manpower are involve in manufacturing of gloves to meet the supply demands. More info: www.pgmea.org.pk
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