Greater Noida: On August 4, 2022, the 10th Sports India International Expo, 2022 was inaugurated in Greater Noida. This is the first time this expo is being organised in Uttar Pradesh. The expo will go on till August 6, 2022.
The main aim of the event is to make India a significant player in the world of sports. The guest of honour for the inaugural ceremony was Girish Chandra Yadav, Sports and Youth Affairs Minister, Government of Uttar Pradesh.
The expo has been jointly organized by Indian Exhibition Services and Sports India Foundation. It is supported by the Physical Education Foundation of India (PEFI), the Sports Goods Export Promotion Council (SGEPC), the Ministry of Commerce and Ministry (MSME), and the Government of India.
The event is hosting 100 + exhibitors from across the worldwide and around 5,000 visitors per day. Famous brands worldwide like Cosco, Shiv Naresh Sports Pvt ltd, Sports Sun, Syncotts International, Fitness World, National Sports, IIM Rohtak, Sports Academy Association of India, Khalsa Gymnastics, Balaji Sports, Rebound Ace India Pvt ltd, Somani Enterprises, Gym Tex, and many more leading brands have participated in the exhibition.
Swadesh Kumar, Director, Indian Exhibition Services says, “Sports is one of the gratifying career prospects of a country with lots of job opportunities. Sports can shape your career as well while making you stronger and more physically active. This expo will educate the youth about sports as a career and also a platform for sports business development in India.”
Piyush Jain, Secretary, Physical Education Foundation Of India says, “This Sports Expo is the one venue for the growth of the sports industry in India. Sports stimulate our economic growth as the development of the sports sector has a positive impact on our economy not only in the production of sports goods but also on the economy as a whole, providing more manpower, because involvement in sports increases the quality of life.”