Over 200 manufacturers and exporters from 26 countries, including Turkey, are exhibiting their products and services at Africa Sourcing and Fashion Week, Ethiopia, October 3 to 6, 2017. Africa Sourcing and Fashion Week is the continent’s main trade show for the textile, apparel and technology industry.
With sustainability in fashion as its theme, the week has brought together over 70 Asian manufacturers of textiles and fabrics and a further 60 exhibitors in the apparel sector.
A conference running parallel to the trade fair will discuss the themes that are currently dominating the textile industry. It will focus on becoming particularly relevant to more and more fashion buyers and present new approaches to eco fashion and sustainable solutions. There will be a spotlight on various issues, including that of sustainability, with a particular focus on production, the environment and certifications. A fashion show, trend area and matchmaking platform are just some of the highlights.
International manufacturers of textile machines will also be showcasing new technologies for the African market. Italian textile machine makers will present a range of product innovations. Among the countries participating are Turkey, Bangladesh, Belgium, China, Germany, India, South Africa, Switzerland, Taiwan, UAE, the UK and the US.