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Incredible turnout marks ASW 2023s flying start!

21 July 2023

Asia's most highly anticipated sourcing event, Apparel Sourcing Week (ASW 2023), took off to a resounding start on 20th July at Bengaluru’s iconic Hotel Sheraton Grand. With its third edition, ASW continues to revolutionise the sourcing landscape, offering an immersive and inspiring experience for all the stakeholders concerned.

The two-day sourcing extravaganza brings together over 150 manufacturers from India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and beyond, along with 50-plus fabrics and accessories suppliers and 30-plus sponsors showcasing innovative products, sustainable fabrics and cutting-edge technologies for the benefit of all.

This unique gathering of industry leaders presents an unparalleled opportunity for knowledge dissemination, networking, business generation and entertainment, solidifying ASW’s repute as a driving force in fostering global collaboration for sustainable and equitable growth and development within the supply chain.

“Like the previous editions, ASW 2023 will once again set new benchmark to inspire everyone. The third edition of ASW captures the essence of an exciting never-before experience that brings together thought leaders, sustainable practices and innovation in the realm of apparel sourcing, setting the stage for the much-needed transformation with its promise to shaping and giving a new direction to apparel sourcing paradigm centring all things sustainable,” underlined the Chairman of Apparel Resources, Deepak Mohindra.

As the fashion world continues to adapt to new challenges in the ever-changing landscape, ASW dedicates its first day to the theme of sustainability, acknowledging its growing significance among the supply chain players. 

Held concurrently on Day-1 of ASW 2023, SustainableNXT Conference & Awards looks to give a new direction to the essence of circular economy, focusing on 4 R’s of Recycling, Repair, Resale and Rental, for the ultimate benefit of People, Planet and Businesses even as it celebrates the true spirit of circularity, green building, sustainable materials and practices in the fashion industry by honouring the exceptional contributions of 25 individuals and entities (across five categories) towards furthering the cause of sustainability and green future.

Don’t miss this great opportunity; join hands with Apparel Sourcing Week 2023 as we welcome 5000-plus visitors from world-over including retailers, brands and buyers who will converge in massive number under the umbrella of ASW to fulfil their sourcing requirements and foster long-term, mutually beneficial business relationships with suppliers from the manufacturing strongholds across the globe.

Be a part of this one-of-its-kind endeavour to redefine the future of sourcing and create history together!

About Apparel Sourcing Week 2024

Apparel Sourcing Week 2024, a two-days Sourcing Show not only provides the Asian manufacturers a platform to showcase their products & manufacturing capabilities to the Brands & Retailers from all over the world including India, but also extends them a chance to attend the multiple seminars (headed by industry experts), workshops, open-house discussions and networking opportunities organised during these three days, which would help the manufacturers get a better understanding of Indian and International Retail and evolving dynamics of sourcing in various markets and retail formats.

About the Organiser

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.