Kerala to host its first mega sports expo SportX from March 7

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Trivandrum: ‘SportX Kerala-2019’, a first-of-its-kind three-day International Sports Expo will begin at Jimmy George Indoor Stadium here on March 7, where more than 100 leading manufacturers of sports goods and fitness equipment will showcase a wide range of niche products.

On the sidelines of the event, being organized by the Directorate of Sports and Youth Affairs, in association with Indian Exhibition Services, a series of seminars on key topics of contemporary sports and sports-related activities have also been planned.

Touching on the salient features of the mega show, Dr A Jayatilak IAS, Principal Secretary, Sports and Youth Affairs, said the expo will be a platform for the buyers in the state to familiarise themselves with modern sports equipment and make contracts with India’s major sports equipment suppliers.

Sanjayan Kumar IFS, Director, Sports and Youth Affairs, said that the expo will offer the public a vivid idea about the reigning trends in modern sports, by bringing together brands, experts and consumers, by displaying a wide array of products of leading sports, fitness and wellness industry.

The long list of exhibits includes sports goods and accessories, fitness, rehabilitation and adventure sports equipment, toys, games, gaming devices and beauty products. Being held when the sports infrastructure is poised for major changes, the expo will have an entire segment on technology, raw material, machineries and allied industries.

Panel discussions on Sports Infrastructure, Sports Training-Modern Trends, and CSR in Sports, will be held on the inaugural day. There will also be sessions on Startups in Sports, and Sports Marketing on March 8.

Experts in respective fields and leading athletes, trainers, physical educationists and sports administrators will lead the presentations at the seminars. This is for the first time that an event like this is happening in Kerala in terms of convergence of policy makers, sports goods industry, sports organizations, educationists and other stakeholders from across the country.

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