The 34th edition of IAF World Fashion Convention will be held in the Maastricht, Netherlands on October 9 and 10, 2018. The event caters to apparel industry leaders from across the supply chain, from all continents. The theme of the edition is Building a smart future for the fashion industry.
In a world where prices cannot drop much lower, boats cannot go much faster and people cannot work much harder, improvements are made only when the business is made smarter.
From smart supply chain collaboration to smart new machines, smart materials and above all, smart people, the convention will show many inspiring examples of a smarter apparel supply chain. Top speakers from across the globe cover the width of the supply chain, from raw materials to apparel sourcing and from production to retail trends. The convention provides an excellent opportunity to meet the global industry in one location in a few days’ time.
World Fashion Convention is organized by the International Apparel Federation. This is the only global federation of its kind representing apparel associations from 60 countries, representing over 1,50,000 companies. The co-organizer is Modint. This is the Dutch association for the fashion and textile industries. It has about 600 members who have a cumulative annual turnover of about nine billion euro.