Industry Welcomes Child, Baby & Maternity Expo (CBME)

Bollywood celebrity mom Tara Sharma inaugurates the exhibition

300 brands from over 15 countries display their products / services

MUMBAI, April 3, 2014 /CNW/ - UBM India, India's largest live media and events company today launched the 2nd edition of the three day, (April 3rd to April 5th, 2014 ) Child, Baby and Maternity Expo (CBME) at the Bombay Convention and Exhibition Centre in Goregaon, Mumbai. The event was inaugurated by Bollywood actress and celebrity, Tara Sharma in presence of industry dignitaries.

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CBME, the only event of its kind in India, brings global suppliers and manufacturers of children, baby and maternity products and services under one roof, acting as an enabler to promote and facilitate trade between national and international players coming to India and vice versa.

In its second year, CBME has grown in size, number and reach. This year companies from 15 countries have participated in the expo. With over 300 brands from over 100 companies taking part in the exhibition, the expo is expected to be the launch pad for multiple products and brands amongst the participating companies.

The three-day child, baby and maternity expo is featuring prominent brands from over 15 countries like Pigeon India, J L Morison, Little Feet Inc, TOONZ Retail, Chicco, Tiny Love, Tolly Joy, Combi, Super Young, Wow Mom, Piccolo Bambino and Small Wonder, Kiddy Gmbh, Motorola baby monitors, US Baby, Brevi, Farlin, Mee, Mustang socks, bubba blue Australia, cupcakes, Crane USA, Kittrich corporation USA, Little's India amongst others.

Addressing the media, Bollywood actress, Tara Sharma said, "As parents, I believe it's important for us to understand what is best for our kids and in that regard, CBME 2014 is a great platform for brands, distributors and consumers like us to all be under one roof and understand what products are best for our kids and make sure the shops we go to have them."

Mr. Joji George, Managing Director, UBM India said, "The baby and children care products market has emerged as one of the most lucrative markets in India and is witnessing phenomenal growth in comparison to other emerging markets. CBME 2014 is a perfect platform for the international and domestic manufactures to make way into the rapidly expanding and a highly diverse Indian retail sector with a dynamic and ever-changing and adapting consumer base."

This year, CBME India will be hosting the CBME India Awards, a unique platform for acknowledging the companies who contributed to the growth of Child, baby products and toy industry. CBME India Awards 2014 have been designed and developed to provide a level playing field to large and small players in the Child, baby products and toy industry. Celebrating the best in Indian children product retailing and distribution, the CBME India awards remain the only award of its kind where the whole industry gets together to celebrate the most admired contributor to the industry.  There will be eight different categories of awards (divided zone wise) and also national and regional awards for the participating exhibitors.

Key brands at CBME 2014 include: 

TOONZ Retail is a retailer of children's products. The company has famous brands like WOWMOM and SUPERYOUNG targeting infants from the age of 0-3 years and 3-12 years respectively. TOONZ Retail, this year is looking at expanding in various cities across the country.

Pigeon India which is a leading worldwide manufacturer of baby care products offers a wide range of products like baby skin care, mother care accessories, breast-feeding related products and Infant Development Aids.

J L Morison (India):  Morison's Baby Dreams is every new mother's companion in nurturing her little bundle of joy right from the time they are born until the child is two years old. Their wide range of products includes feeders, mommy products, grooming accessories, toiletries, toys and apparels.

Little Feet Inc products are for expecting mothers, infants & kids from the age of 0~4 Years. The philosophy of the brand is to offer the right amalgamation of aesthetic, quality and price, to children and mothers across the world. They represent some of the top international brands like Tiny love, Piyo and Tolly Joy in India.

Chemco Group, under the brand 'Small Wonder' offers baby care & feeding products made with high quality and precision using polycarbonate plastics. Small Wonder is the largest manufacturer of baby feeding products in India.

Artsana Chicco is the leader in the baby care world market and is among the top ten Italian brands of mass consumer products in the world. Present in over 120 countries, Chicco products cater to children between the age group of 0 and 36 months.

About CBME India 

CBME India is the only event of its kind in India, showcasing global suppliers and manufacturers of Children, Baby and Maternity products and services to the Indian and Asian Retail Industry. http://www.cbmeindia.com/

About UBM India 

UBM India is India's leading live media and events company that engages people and enriches businesses. We at UBM India provide the industry with platforms that bring together buyers and sellers from around the world, through a portfolio of exhibitions, content led conferences & seminars, tech media, live events, data services and powerful media brands. UBM India hosts over 20 large scale exhibitions and 40 conferences across the country every year; thereby enabling trade across multiple industry verticals. A UBM Asia Company, UBM India has offices across Mumbai, New Delhi, Bangalore and Chennai. UBM Asia is owned by UBM plc which is listed on the London Stock Exchange. UBM Asia is the leading exhibition organiser in Asia and the biggest commercial organiser in mainland China, India and Malaysia. For further details, please visit http://www.ubmindia.in

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