What is Apparel Sourcing Week?
Apparel Sourcing Week 2019… held for the first time in Bangalore, India will bring together the Asian manufacturers from Bangladesh, India, Vietnam and China to showcase its manufacturers’ capabilities on the latest fashion apparel and will place the Indian & International retailers and brands on a common platform to conduct business.
What will be showcased by the participants?
The garment manufacturers from the Asian countries will present their manufacturing capabilities and showcase their latest collections created specially for the Buying & Sourcing teams of retailers / brands visiting the show.
Where can I find information about the participating exhibitors?
Consult our e-catalog which lists all the exhibitors who are participating in Apparel Sourcing Week 2019. E-catalog is available
online on our website.
Who can participate or exhibit in ASW?
Socially compliant apparel manufacturers from Bangladesh, Vietnam, China, India, Cambodia, Sri Lanka and some other countries who want to collaborate with Indian retailers for business can exhibit in this event.
Who all will visit ASW 2019?
*The Buying and Sourcing team leaders of various Retailer/Brands from across India
*The Sourcing heads of International Buyers and their representatives in India. Buyers and their Buying Houses and Liaison Offices of International Retailers / Brands
*Indian manufacturers and exporters who are looking to service their international clients with diversified products
How do I register for the event?
Visitors can register for the event in two ways:
Pre- Registration Online- Create an account on our website and fill up the registration form online here. As soon as the visitor’s form is approved, an e-pass will be generated and shared with the visitor.
On the Spot Registration- Reach at the venue on the day of the event and fill up the registration form.
Will there be seminars at ASW 2019?
Apparel Sourcing Week will host 6 educational seminars in 2 days (3 Seminars on each day); Session theme for each seminar is linked here.
How do I register for a seminar?
Attendees need to reserve their seats well in advance using their online account on website as the seats are limited to 100 for each seminar. Pick your preferred seminar slot according to your area of interest.
How much does it cost to attend a seminar in ASW 2019?
All the seminars hosted at Apparel Sourcing Week 2019 are free of cost for those who wish to attend.
What is the duration of one seminar?
The duration for each seminar will be 1.30 hrs including the speaker session and the question round.
What are the entry charges for the event?
Entry for the visitors is totally free of cost.
I need an invitation letter to obtain a visa. What should I do?
Invitation letters will be sent only to the visitors who have reserved their E-pass on the website.
How to reach the venue from Bangalore airport?
Kempegowda International Airport is located at a distance of approximately 23 miles from the venue. Both the domestic and international arrivals are in the same building. Visitors can easily book a cab and reach the venue in less than 1 hour.
Pass and Entry
What is an e-pass?
The e-pass is the access support for people having registered for the event online. This will be shared on email after online registration. It has to be printed or kept available on smart phone. When the attendees present the same at the registration desk at the venue, they will be issued an entry card to be used in different sections of the event. The e-pass is the surest way to quickly enter the show. E-pass online can be ordered
I prefer to avail my pass directly upon arrival. How do I do that?
Visitors can fill up their registration forms on the spot at the venue itself and get their entry passes right away.
I have not received my e-pass. What should I do?
If you have not received your e-pass on your registered email id even after successful registration online, contact us for support.
Which shows can I access with my badge?
Attendees can access all the seminars for which they have pre-reserved their seats. However, visitors won’t be able to access the seminars for which they have not reserved their seats.
I lost my password. What should I do?
Visitors can contact us at any given time on our website, app or in person at the event to get the possible solution right away.
Online Visitor Account
How do I access/manage my online account?
Simply login with your username or email address and password on the website and go to “My Account” tab. Visitors can manage their account using our app as well. We invite you to login via the direct access link to your account, provided in each of the newsletters sent out by Apparel Sourcing Week.
My username/password isn’t working. What should I do?
You can simple click on ‘forgot password’ while logging in with your existing account and get your password renewed using your email address.
I cannot log in. What can I do?
Check your username and password thoroughly. In case you are still unable to log in, please contact us.
I am having trouble ordering my pass. What should I do and who should I contact?
Please contact our helpline number 1800-384329342.
Can I register multiple visitors? How? How do I add/remove a colleague?
Each pass is ordered individually (one email address may be used for one person only). Each visitor must log in individually to his own Apparel Sourcing Week account to order his (or her) e-pass.
Where can I get a printed copy of my e-pass?
Visitors can access the printed copy/receipt of their e-pass from the dashboard.
How do I book an exhibition stall at ASW?
Can the size of my booth be altered?
There are 12 m² stalls available at the event. The size of one particular stall cannot be altered; however, exhibitors may book multiple stalls depending on the availability.
Can I display items outside my booth area?
No. Exhibitors are requested not to extend their display area outside their booth for the convenience of the visitors.
Can I apply graphics on my wall panels?
Yes, you may apply any type of graphics but the design should be pre-approved by our team as it needs to go well with the colour and theme of the event.
Why should I create an account on ASW website?
Exhibitors must create their account on ASW website for following reasons:
Creating an exhibitor account on the website ensures attention of the visitors even before the day of the event. Visitors will get to know about your company profile and your offerings as you update your profile on the website.
Exhibitors will be able to keep a track of their meetings requested and scheduled by the visitors.
Exhibitors will be able to keep a note of their representatives and other information using their dashboard.
Only after creating an account on the website, exhibitors will be able to book a seat for the desired seminar.
What’s included in my stall package in ASW 2019?
Exhibitors will get 1 table, 3 chairs, 4 spotlights, 1 plug point and a dustbin for the event.
Other than the above basic stand inclusions, the stall package includes the following:
Wall-to-Wall Carpet and 1 Electrical Outlet (5A/220 V)
Airport – Pick up and Drop Facility on arrival and departure
Breakfast and Lunch- 2 Days for 2 People
Gala Dinner with Networking Session- 1st Night
Tea/Coffee/Juices/Cookies/Fruits – All Day Long
Does my package include any marketing and promotional benefits?
Yes, the exhibitor stall package includes the following promotional benefits:
Advertisements in Apparel Online India & Bangladesh, Apparel Resources website, Apparel Sourcing Week website, Event Supplement and Event Directory
Mention in Apparel Resources and Apparel Sourcing Week social media pages
Logo mentioned on Apparel Sourcing Week website
Press releases on behalf of Apparel Sourcing Week to our contact base of 1, 80,000 introducing you as an exhibitor
Logos on all other marketing collaterals of Apparel Sourcing Week- Invites/Brochures/Billboards etc.
Can I order additional sockets, self-owned furniture or floral displays for my stand?
Yes, but you must share a list of additional things you need to use at the event beforehand and get them pre-approved. Make sure you are available at the venue with all your belongings at least 24 hours prior to the event.
When can we start setting up our stalls?
Exhibitors will be given access to the exhibition hall 24 hours before the event. They can start setting up the stalls as soon as they get access to the event area.