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July 29, 2022

IAF teams with BGMEA for 37th World Fashion Convention

Registration is now open for the 37th IAF World Fashion Convention, which is being hosted in Dhaka, Bangladesh later this year.

By Beth Wright

The 37th World Fashion Convention will be hosted by the International Apparel Federation (IAF) on 13-16 November in partnership with its Bangladeshi members, Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) and Bangladesh Knitwear Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BKMEA).

Registration is now open on the joint convention’s website and the event will consist of a full-day conference and a networking dinner on 15 November as well as an industry tour held on 16 November and/or 17 November.

Running under the theme ‘Transforming Fashion Together, the event will focus on supply chain collaboration and aims to highlight the major challenges of the industry can only realistically be met when there is true collaboration between buyers and their suppliers.

The IAF says Bangladesh, as the second largest garment exporting country in the world, is the perfect’ venue to see how garment manufacturers play a pivotal role in a successful industry transformation with solutions to the industry‚Äôs current major problems.

Discussions during the conference will focus on practical answers to industry challenges such as digitalisation, sustainability, and more effective business models involving the entire supply chain.

Previous IAF speakers include experts from PVH, H&M, Hugo Boss, Desigual, VF, Zegna, Interloop, Adriano Goldschmied, and Vivienne Westwood. The body expects about 300 delegates at each event, from over 20 countries.

Click here and here for Just Style’s coverage from the 36th World Fashion Convention which took place in Antwerp, Belgium.

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