The countdown is almost over as we stand on the precipice of the historic third edition of Apparel Sourcing Week (ASW 2023), set to commence tomorrow.
The global fashion community is buzzing with excitement as ASW opens its doors for the two-day sourcing extravaganza at Bengaluru’s iconic Hotel Sheraton Grand on 20th and 21st July.
“I am sure ASW ’23 will be a great platform for brands like Jack&Jones which are innovating their product lines with a lot of new-age alternate materials. I’m excited to visit the event to connect with innovative textile material suppliers as well as engage in meaningful discussions with the industry leaders and experts,” opined Rajiv Bajaj, Head of Design and Product, Jack&Jones (India) even as VP of Jockey India (Page Industries) Narendra Babu expressed his gratitude to the organisers of ASW for the event.
“As a brand, I would like to use ASW ’23 as a platform where I can talk about Max Fashion’s multipronged strategy – (1) what we have done in our retail business till date; (2) our short-term goals when it comes to retailing and customer acquisition; (3) our long-term goals as to how we will be taking our Indian retail business ahead going forward,” commented Harshendra Maheshwari, National Head – Visual Merchandising and Store Experience, Max Fashion (Landmark Group).
ASW 2023 will witness the presence of almost all the big names from the Indian and global fashion fraternity including the likes of GAP, Adidas, Levi's, IKEA, PVH (Tommy Hilfiger, Calvin Klein), Benetton, Ralph Lauren, TESCO, Beverly Hills Polo Club, JCPenney, Reliance Retail, Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail Ltd. (ABFRL), Vishal Megamart, V2 Retail, Bestseller, V-MART, USPL, Landmark Group, PUMA, KAS Direct Sourcing, Columbia Sportswear, Asmara Group, Apparel Group, SNITCH, MADAME, Bombay Shirt Company, Mufti, as they scout for preferred suppliers while also engaging in mutually fruitful, long-term business partnerships.
In addition to the bricks-and-mortar players, major e-tailers such as Amazon, Myntra, Snapdeal and scores of others will also be attending the event to fulfil their sourcing requirements.
To cater to their diverse requirements will be present 150-plus handpicked garment suppliers (selected on the key parameters of specialisation, delivery, shipment and sustainability) from Bangladesh, India, Sri Lanka and beyond with innovative and exciting range of product offerings.
Also present at ASW 2023 will be 50-plus fabrics and accessories suppliers and 30-plus sponsors (specialised fabrics to sustainable technology) to offer a complete package to the sourcing professionals from across the fashion supply chain spectrum.
To recognise the strides towards reducing the industry’s environmental impact and creating fairer working conditions as well as transparency across the supply chain, a concurrent event SustainableNXT Conference & Awards will be held on Day-1 of ASW even as awards will be handed over to 25 individuals and entities in recognition of their pathbreaking endeavours to further the cause of sustainability.
Built on the pillars of Networking, Opportunity, Knowledge and Inspiration, ASW 2023 will also present a wide range of panel discussions, seminars, vendor sessions and fireside chats, conducted by an exciting lineup of industry luminaries.
Be a part of ASW 2023 as we redefine sourcing to give a new direction to the future of fashion!
Apparel Sourcing Week 2023, a three-day 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.
Apparel Resources is well known for its benchmark publications – Apparel Online, FashTech Journal and Resource Guide published from India, Bangladesh and 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