|We are happy to announce that WGSN is the latest collaborator of the Apparel Sourcing Week 2019. Come interact with the WGSN team during our Open House interactive sessions and the much awaited panel discussions at ASW 2019..|
|DAY 1 | 15 March 2019 ||
|Open House @ Grand Foyer | 13:50 pm - 14:35 pm|
|Puneet Dudeja, Sales Director, WGSN South Asia would undertake a talk on ‘Consumer Behaviour and Global Retail Trends’to unravel consumer priorities and preferences. From technological advancements to demographic shifts, the session will reveal the key drivers of tomorrow’s consumers. Discover who they are, what motivates them, and most importantly, what they mean for you and your business.|
|DAY 2 | 16 March 2019 ||
|Panel Discussions @ Magnolia | 13:50 pm - 14:35 pm|
|Retail Technology Trends- Driving Smart Retail & Sourcing with New Technologies|
|Urvashi Gupta, Head of Account Management, WGSN South Asia would be talking about Fashion and Retailing in the age of Artificial Intelligence during the panel discussion, enlightening us about how rapidly AI is projected to shift from just enhancing the customer journey to controlling it, becoming the gatekeeper of the entire process.|
|Open House @ Grand Foyer | 14:00 pm - 14:45 pm|
|Team WGSN will be holding a highly engaging Corporate Quiz. Divided into multiple teams comprising of 2 members each representing one company, the quiz will follow a format for a qualifying preliminary round wherein top 5 teams will be shortlisted. The winning organisation stands a chance to win Amazon Alexa device as a prize with the added perk of an exclusive Trend Presentation by WGSN Experts at their office.This trend presentation, priced at GBP (Great Britain Pound) 5,000, can be of any product category and season, as per the winning organisation’s choice.|
|The sessions will be held at Apparel Sourcing Week 2019, taking place on 15-16 March 2019, at ITC Gardenia, Bengaluru.|
|WGSN is one of the biggest global trend forecasting agencies thriving under the parent organisation Ascential. Founded in 1998, in West London by brothers Julian and Marc Worth, WGSN was bought over by Emap (now Ascential), a business-to-business publisher and exhibitions company, in October 2005 for £ 140 million.|
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.