A denim expo will be held in Bangladesh, April 25 to 26, 2016. The aim is to highlight the country as the prime destination for sourcing latest designs of jeans and other denim products. A total of 49 participants are scheduled to take part in the expo. Besides local denim manufacturers, 37 foreign participants from 13 countries will participate.
Participants include: entrepreneurs from the apparel sector, apparel traders, fashion professionals and stakeholders of the industry from Europe, US, UK, Germany, Italy, India, China, Pakistan, Vietnam, Singapore, Thailand, Turkey, Japan, Spain and Brazil. Seminars will be held on different issues including innovative trends and techniques of the denim world, different aspects of design, production, finishing and marketing.
The expo will create a platform for the country’s denim manufacturers to showcase their latest innovative designs of jeans to global buyers and retailers and inform them about the industry’s strength. This is the fourth edition of the expo. The third edition drew around 2,300 visitors from France, Spain, Germany and Turkey, most of them buyers.
Bangladesh aims to be the third largest denim exporter after the US and Italy by 2021. Manufacturers in Bangladesh are going into value-added product manufacturing.