Fashion retail is ready to boom, says Anika Passi at Marketplace’s latest vendor session. The fashion retail market is all set to boom and grow at a faster pace – like never before!
At least that’s what was reflected in the recently conducted Vendor Meet at ASW Marketplace held by Anika Passi, Executive Director, Business Operations, PDS Multinational Group. Addressing the exhibitors at the event, under the much-acclaimed B2B Matchmaking programme, Anika said the buyers across the globe were ready to buy and manufacturers need to seize the opportunity. With restrictions relaxing a bit in many parts of globe and office reopening, there was a growing demand for formalwear and fashionwear. Anika substantiated the above by stating that the response from Australia and New Zealand –important markets for PDS Multinational Group – too has been lately very encouraging.
PDS Multinational Group, the US $ 1.2 billion technology-savvy company, today works with over 180 retailers across the globe. Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles preparing for Spring 2021 expo. Merchant Bay’s ‘Digital Trade Week’ from 15 October. Close on heels of kickstarting its journey on 26 September 2020, Merchant Bay – an online platform to connect buyers with the sellers/exporters and a subsidiary of garment exporting company Sayem Group – is all set to organise ‘Digital Trade Week’, for the first time in Bangladesh.
To be held between 15 and 21 October, the 7-day programme will facilitate virtual meeting between global buyers and Bangladeshi suppliers. According to media reports, during the event, which will also witness participation of industry leaders, influencers and speakers from world-renowned organisations from both home and abroad who will discuss and share valuable inputs on the future prospect of digital trade, leadership and the garment industry in Bangladesh in various sessions that have been lined up, Merchant Bay will reportedly promote verified suppliers to the global buyers and help buyers understand better the market and suppliers in Bangladesh.
Positive future, but need to be on toes; major takeaway from CITI virtual conference. Organised by Confederation of Indian Textile Industry (CITI) and GartexTexprocess India, virtual conference on ‘Rebooting the Textile & Apparel Industry’ highlighted that future is positive but textile and apparel industry need to be on their toes.
Maximum use of technology and focus on sustainability were also stressed upon by the experts. Arvind Singhal, Chairman, Technopak Advisors, started the event with the idea how the industry will shape up in next 10 years and what we need to do. Messe Frankfurt France offers digital platform. Messe Frankfurt France is providing a digital platform from September 2020 to support its visitors and exhibitors.
Messe Frankfurt is the organiser of apparel industry events like Apparel Sourcing Paris, Avantex Paris, Leatherworld Paris, Shawls&Scarves Paris, Texworld Paris and Texworld Denim Paris. It claims that the new tool will be the culmination of a partnership with the world’s largest online textile and clothing sourcing network, Foursource – a specialist in digital textile sourcing solutions. This solution, which will be available from 1 September 2020 on the trade fair websites, is available for a renewable period of 6 months to exhibitors at the February edition (1-4 February 2021) of the Paris trade fairs. Through this platform, exhibitors from Messe Frankfurt France tradeshows can present their collections and their know-how to international buyers.
National Garment Fair is now online! Scheduled from 2 to 11 September. Around 7,000 wholesalers and importers to visit IHGF (Delhi Fair) The 49th edition of IHGF (Delhi Fair), which will have 500 exhibitors from across India, is just 2 weeks away!
More than 2,000 wholesalers and importers from across the globe have registered themselves for the event and organisers are on their toes to ensure the visit of more than 7,000 global buyers. The event, organised by Export Promotion Council for Handicrafts (EPCH), will take place virtually from 13 to 18 July 2020. In a virtual press conference, Ravi K. EPCH to hold IHGF Textiles Virtual Fair from 15 June. After reveling in the overwhelming success of its first ever online edition of the India Fashion Jewellery and Accessories Show, the Export Promotion Council for Handicrafts (EPCH) is all set to organise an online trade show, IHGF (Indian Handicrafts & Gifts Fair) Textiles Virtual Fair, expecting more than 350 exporters, manufacturers and buyers to join them.
The trade show will be spread across 4 days, beginning Monday, from 15 to 18 June. EPCH wrote on its Facebook page that they are looking forward to welcoming all big and small business buyers, wholesalers, retailers, importers, domestic volume buyers, buying & selling agents and hospitality buyers from across the world to explore what India has to offer in textiles, home furnishings and floor coverings. The 49th IHGF Delhi Fair, initially scheduled to be held in February 2020 and later postponed to April, could not see the light of the day owing to the COVID-19 pandemic and the subsequent nationwide lockdown. India’s virtual trade show is a hit among exporters! India’s first-ever virtual trade show “The Indian Fashion Jewellery & Accessories Show (IFJAS 2020)” proved fruitful for its participants as well as global buyers.
Organised by EPCH, the show had everything that one would normally see in a pre-COVID physical trade show be it fashion shows, seminars, award functions, craft demonstrations by artisans, and more. Unlike a physical trade show, the virtual show saved the time as well as resources of all stakeholders – the time and resources that would have otherwise been spent on travelling or on setting up a booth. However, the show fulfilled its most important objective of serving the business in good way. It was a sure-fire hit among exporters. Frankfurt Fashion Week to make its debut in summer 2021. Frankfurt Fashion Week will be making its debut in summer 2021.
With this event, Messe Frankfurt aims to create a brand new ecosystem for tradeshows, conferences, runway shows and events for professionals and consumers in Frankfurt am Main. Mayor and City Treasurer Uwe Becker, together with the Councillor for Economic Affairs Markus Frank, highlighted the development opportunities of Fashion Week in Frankfurt am Main. Some of the core components of Frankfurt Fashion Week are Europe’s biggest fashion fairs: PREMIUM, Europe’s most relevant business platform for advanced womenswear and menswear; SEEK, one of the most progressive tradeshows for contemporary fashion and NEONYT, the leading hub for sustainable fashion. WTiN to organise virtual trade show to re-connect the textile and apparel value chain. The World Textile Information Network (WTiN) based in UK will be organising a virtual trade show providing a platform for companies to showcase their development and innovations in various fields including technology and material.
The event will be held from 1 to 31 October 2020. “With the recent postponement of ITMA Asia and CITME, Drupa and India ITME exhibitions to 2021, WTiN has moved rapidly to develop the Innovate Textile & Apparel (ITA) virtual trade show proposition,” said Mark Jarvis, Managing Director, WTiN. ‘Virtual’ Met Gala named ‘A Moment With the Met’ to be held on 4 May. Première Vision introduces flexible opportunities for exhibitors; reveals new dates along with digital tools. In light of the global ramifications observed across the world owing to novel coronavirus, international textile sourcing event Première Vision “has taken a firm position to making a strong strategic commitment to a severely impacted fashion industry.”
In an expression of solidarity with its exhibitors and brands, the Group has undertaken and launched a series of measures to actively support and assist the fashion and textile sector in preparation for the resumption of business operations. To start with, The Première Vision Paris Autumn Winter 2021-22 event scheduled to take place from 15 to 17 September at the Parc des Expositions de Paris Nord Villepinte, will additionally be integrating interested Denim Première Vision exhibitors as well as the Blossom Première Vision exhibitors. Texcare Forum India – LaundrexNet begins next month; focus on digitised solutions. Texcare Forum India – LaundrexNet 2020, the one-day conference, which is scheduled to be held at the Bombay Convention and Exhibition Centre, Mumbai, intends to focus on offering best of the digitised solutions on laundry and dry cleaning. The forum, to be organised by Messe Frankfurt India and Virtual Info Systems Pvt.
Ltd., will be held on 15 February. Newer and innovative technologies, elevating customer experience and future industry trends with impactful panel discussions will be the other major highlights of the conference. The event is expected to see over 150 attendees and will mainly focus on textile care implementing Industry 4.0 and accompanying challenges. Then there will be special session by industry experts on How to Escalate Laundry Business Profits & Performances with focus on proven practices, including right marketing and sales strategies, to help increase profits and scaling-up the dry cleaning and laundry business.
Sheikh Hasina to inaugurate a 2-day textile fair on Thursday. By Apparel Resources News-Desk 08-January-2020 | 1 min read Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday will inaugurate a 2-day textile fair at Dhaka’s Bangabandhu International Conference Center (BICC). Outstanding design innovations hog the limelight at the 4th edition of The Woolmark Company’s Wool Runway. The names of the winners of The Woolmark Company’s Wool Runway are out! And they have won it for their innovative thinking. Debajyoti Sengupta from NID, Ahmedabad was announced as the winner of the 4th edition of Wool Runway, while Sayantika Dutta from NID, Gandhinagar and Arjun Bajaj from NIFT Delhi came second and third, respectively. Notably, the top 10 finalists were shortlisted by mentor and revered fashion stylist, Ekta Rajani. So who all were part of the esteemed jury!
Atul Apte, Design Director (Apparel) Raymond Group; Kailash Bhatia, Director, Burnt Umber Fashion Pvt. Wool Runway is a unique design competition that empowers students in India to apply innovations in Merino wool to their chosen apparel segment. The design competition has instigated innovative thinking amongst students in the premier design institutes around the country. “Every design I saw tonight was distinctive and exemplary,” said the Woolmark Company, Country Manager India, Dilip Gianchandani. 20th Knit-Vision trade show begins on 18 January in Ludhiana. Showman’s 20th Knit-Vision trade show begins on 18 January 2020 at Dana Mandi, Ludhiana.
VIFF 2019 attracts 100 apparel and textile firms. Techtextil India kicks off with 192 exhibiting companies. Organised by Messe Frankfurt Trade Fairs India, the 7th edition of Techtextil India kicked off in Mumbai yesterday. The three-day-long premier show for technical textiles noticed 23 per cent surge in exhibitors, as 192 companies are displaying advanced solutions in this year’s event. Technical textiles is one of the most dynamic sectors in India, which is growing at a CAGR of 20 per cent to reach US $ 28.7 billion by 2020-21 from US $ 16.6 billion in 2017-18.
Philippines’ garments and fabric show to boost country’s apparel sector. 4th Edition of Uniform Garment and Fabric Manufacturers Fair begins in Mumbai next month. Mumbai will be hosting the 4th edition of Uniform Garment and Fabric Manufacturers Fair from 17 to 19 December 2019. This was announced by Solapur Garment Manufacturers Association (SGMA). Following the success of previous editions at Solapur (twice) and Bengaluru, 2019 will see the event at Goregaon Exhibition Centre. The objective will be to promote Maharashtra as a global sourcing hub for uniforms. Plans are indeed big for Maharashtra! 120 spinning mills participate at 4th Cotton Day-Bangladesh event. By Apparel Resources News-Desk 07-November-2019 | 1 min read. SAF seminar emphasises on compliance and workers’ safety. 11th Bangladesh Denim Expo starts in Dhaka. China Interdye 2020 begins 8 April 2020. HanoiTex 2019 is back to lure technology lovers! World Cotton Day on 7 October in Geneva! Smriti Irani to represent India.
Textile fair Destination Africa ’17 aims to increase Egypt’s exports. Trade Shows on Upcoming Apparel ,Textile Exhibitions, Garment Fair, Textile Fair Review & Apparel Fair - Apparel Resources. The London Textile Fair to begin next month. Hong Kong International Home Textiles and Furnishings Fair concludes fruitfully.
8th Hong Kong International Home Textiles and Furnishings Fair in April. Indian textile companies exhibit at Cairo Fashion & Tex fair. The London Textile Fair opens gates. Morocco Hometex to kick off this February. Mexico’s International Apparel & Textile Fair in January; ITPO to hold national participation. Poland to host 3rd ‘The Fast Textile International Textile Fair’ next month.