Kerala to host its first mega sports expo from March 7
Thiruvananthapuram, Mar 5 (PTI): Over 100 leading
manufacturers of sports goods and fitness equipment will
showcase their products at the three-day International sports
Expo here from March 7.
The 'SportX Kerala-2019', to be held at the Jimmy George
Indoor Stadium here on March 7, will be inaugurated by
Industries minister E P Jayarajan.
Dr A Jayatilak, Principal Secretary, Sports and Youth
Affairs, told reporters here that the expo would be a platform
for buyers in the state to familiarise themselves with modern
sports equipment and make contracts with India's major sports
equipment suppliers.
Sanjayan Kumar, Director, Sports and Youth Affairs, said
the expo would offer the public a vivid idea about reigning
trends in modern sports by bringing together brands, experts
and consumers, displaying a wide array of products of leading
sports, fitness and wellness industry.
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 their respective fields and leading athletes,
trainers, physical educationists and sports administrators
will lead the presentations at the seminars. PTI UD APR