In the last several years, the strategic importance of Bangladesh textile sector has emerged strong. The country is a key gateway for global supply chains and production networks with figures proving it to be the world’s second largest manufacturer of denim products. Bangladesh has in all 26 denim making factories with a total investment of over $834 million and a monthly production of 30 million yards per month, seems to be an essential ally for the growing international demand for denim fabric and for skilled yet competitive workforces.
Knowing this well that this productive effort in Bangladesh needs to be supported by a strong drive towards cultural improvement, the Bangladesh Denim Expo organization is pushing standards ahead, year after year. For the upcoming Bangladesh Denim Expo show to be held on November 8 and 9, the Expo will organise a number of workshops and seminars in Dhaka with the aim to develop the skills of local denim designers, denim developers and denim enthusiasts and to promote the Bangladeshi denim industry.
Both workshops and seminars will cover a variety of topics including denim style and trend direction and denim fabric trends. According to Md. Mostafiz Uddin, CEO of Bangladesh Denim Expo, the purpose of organizing these workshops and seminars is to achieve this objective. He also said that one of the long term objectives of Bangladesh Denim Expo has always been to nurture local talents and help educate them. Two months prior to the 5th edition of the Expo, a similar number of seminars are to be held. Participants will be exhibitors and visitors of to the Expo and local denim professionals.