|The countdown for the subcontinent’s most-awaited sourcing event has started! Come February ’20, Apparel Resources would throw open its doors to the one-of-its kind three-day second edition of Apparel Sourcing Week (ASW), to be held at Sheraton Grand hotel in Bengaluru.|
|The overwhelming response shown by the participants, exhibitors and visitors has the ASW team gearing up to make the second edition of the event a grand one, and surpass the benchmarks that it had set in its inaugural version. Joining us in this endeavour are our valued partners who have come onboard to make ASW 2020 a memorable experience.|
|After the fruitful ASW 2019, BLUE KAKTUS is joining us once again as our IT PARTNER. Also, onboard is globally-renowned logistics service provider DB Schenker as LOGISTICS PARTNER. Meanwhile, LENZING — the pioneer in sustainable and natural fibre production — is associated with us as FIBRE PARTNER and Chargeurs PCC as our INTERLINING PARTNER.|
|Keeping in line with the vision to become the ‘Go-To Sourcing Platform’ for retailers and brands looking for apparel manufacturers from Asia, ASW 2020 promises to have a great mix of garment manufacturers from across the continent along with 50 innovative companies in fabrics and accessories segment that understand trends and are compliant and sustainable. These 50 manufacturers/ suppliers will display their collections, facilitating visitors to visualise and plan future assortments with ease.|
|That’s not all. The visitation of the event this time around will also be extended beyond Indian and international retailers/brands working in Indian market to include buyer delegations coming in from Australia, Japan, China, Russia, the US and Europe.|
|The event will also be supported by several fun-related activities and knowledge platforms to engage all visitors and participants for impactful networking. On the knowledge sharing front, ASW has lined up a series of power-packed seminars and discussions that apart from helping the industry professionals get new perspectives on the retail sector, will also offer opportunity for fashion start-ups to build healthy and strong business relationships with renowned and established international fashion enterprises.|
|ASW ’20’s 9 seminars, 6 workshops and 6 open house discussions on new and current topics amongst a reputed panel of experts in addition to 4 vendor sessions (2 each from global retailers and Indian retailers) would give rare insights into the prevailing retail landscape, the emerging business opportunities, and how to explore and exploit those to the fullest, thereby giving the event a whole new dimension altogether.|
|ASW ’20 will provide a conducive environment to build a long-term relationship, to understand manufacturing capabilities, the quality and timely delivery standards and identify the ways with which the manufacturers can address your growing needs while at the same time it will also enable the exhibitors to get a better picture of what buyers are looking for and the direction fashion retail is heading towards.
So join us in Bengaluru next year to soak it up all to give your business a new direction.
Apparel Sourcing Week (ASW) platform is aligned to the changing dynamics of the industry, moving in pace with evolving and shifting world trade of apparel sourcing while also acknowledging the changing needs and wants of the customer.
To facilitate the seamless process of sourcing for greater transparency and reach, the ASW platform offers the industry three independent verticals – Big Show, Marketplace, and V-Expo – to enhance business opportunities for all players in the fashion retail chain, in an environment of networking, knowledge, and inspiration. With the three verticals, the supplier has marketing opportunities all around the year like never before, while the buyer has multiple avenues to search his perfect sourcing partner from South Asia.
Apparel Resources is well known for its benchmark publications – Apparel Online, StitchWorld and Resource Guide published from India, Bangladesh & Vietnam. These publications have been around in the industry for over 35 years, supporting, guiding and standing by garment exporters and the retail industry globally, providing them a platform to source better.