Category: Event Report

Premiere Vision Istanbul

Strong rise in attendance, especially from international fashion professionals This past 18 – 20 October, the 7th edition of Première Vision Istanbul registered significantly higher numbers, with 7,652 visits in three days, a 10 per cent increase over October 2016. Particularly notable was a stepped-up presence of foreign visitors, now representing 19 per cent of overall visitors. They came from Iran (280), Russia and Ukraine (188), Bulgaria (72) and Serbia (77), as well as from Greece, Qatar, Kuwait, Jordan, Lebanon and more. Excitement was felt in the stands of the 108 exhibitors from Turkey, South Korea, Italy, Japan, Lebanon,...

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7th Bangladesh Denim Expo ends with much appreciation

The 7th edition of Bangladesh Denim Expo successfully completed at International Convention City Bashundhara, Dhaka. A total of 65 exhibitors from 12 countries such as Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Hong Kong, China, Germany, Italy, Japan, Singapore, Spain, Turkey, and Vietnam displayed their products in the 2-day show held on 8th and 9th November. Over 5,123 visitors and buyers from 1,015 companies & 51 countries from around the world joined the expo the theme of which was ‘Transparency’ this year. A greater number of exhibitors from Bangladesh joined this edition of the expo to provide a genuine insight into the capabilities...

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15th Garknit-X Kolkata surpasses all expectations

The 15th edition of Garknit-X was held in Kolkata from November 3 to 5, 2017. The largest ever show in East India brought cutting edge technology from Japan, Taiwan, China, Korea, Europe and the US. The three-day fair saw a massive display of latest machinery from cutting to finishing for readymade garments. About 90 brands both international and domestic participated in the fair, which is held once in a year in this region. The expo was attended by production head and industry decision makers from garment and knitting industry. It featured live demonstrations to help visitors to know about...

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GOTS Pre-Conference to IFOAM Organic World Congress – Spots On Social Compliance

‘GOTS Pre-Conference to 19th Organic World Congress’ was organised by Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) in India Habitat Centre, New Delhi, India on 8th November, 2017. This conference was first of its kind, solely focused on theme ‘Social Compliance Issues in the Organic Textile Supply Chain.’ It was attended by more than 85 high profile attendees from twelve countries. Attendees included CSR Managers of brands, HR Representatives, Certification Bodies, Standard Setters, Government, NGOs and other stakeholders from field of social compliance. In his welcome address, Herbert Ladwig, Managing Director, GOTS spoke about importance of corporate social responsibility in businesses...

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Five trade shows contribute to vitality and vigour of business activity in Paris

Record levels of attendance at Messe Frankfurt France’s trade fairs. Apparel Sourcing, Avantex, Shawls & Scarves, Texworld and Texworld Denim Paris post unrivalled numbers with 15,473 visitors; this means an increase of 13.9 per cent compared with September 2016. The September 2017 show reflects the growing interest in the Messe Frankfurt France trade fairs: A trend that acknowledges the indisputable professionalism of this Paris event. With 83 per cent international principals, the result demonstrates the general upturn in the global economy and restored confidence. A healthy increase of + 15 per cent for Europe, boosted by conspicuous attendance from...

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