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Two-day Denim Expo kicks off in Dhaka

Two-day Denim Expo kicks off in DhakaHighlighting the importance of developing business relationships and promoting best working practices, the sixth edition of the ‘Bangladesh Denim Expo’ began at the International Convention City Bashundhara (ICCB) in the capital on Wednesday.The expo with the title ‘Sustainable Apparel Forum (SAF), 2017’ and the theme ‘Making Sustainability Easier’ will conclude later today (Thursday).Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed inaugurated the SAF as the chief guest while entrepreneurs, buyers and visitors from home and abroad attended the colourful event.Founder and CEO of Bangladesh Denim Expo Mostafiz Uddin told this correspondent that the theme of the 2-day expo has set ‘Denim Networks’.On the first day a good number of denim producers, buyers and visitors frequented the expo that accommodated stalls of 58 exhibitors from 12 countries – Bangladesh, Brazil, China, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Italy, Japan, Pakistan, San Marino, Spain and Turkey, he added.He said 10,000 visitors had registered online to visit the expo. After the first day’s successful display, the organizers are expecting similar big crowd on the second and final days of the expo too. “We want to connect the top players of denim sector such as brands, retailers, manufacturers and experts in order to share a global approach towards the main challenges of our times. We hope that the expo will help the denim sector to achieve the target,” said Mostafiz Uddin.He also added, “Since its beginning, the Bangladesh Denim Expo is being conceived as one of the most attractive international strategic hubs for denim business, so it’s a good platform for building business networks and bringing business out of it.”A total of five informative seminars and workshops on trends, innovation and new technologies, global denim market and quality assurance are also slated to be organized during the two-day expo.Its ‘Trend Zone’ area, the unique space dedicated to showcase the latest denim trends and innovative products, has been expanded in this edition by incorporating a new ‘Information Exchange Zone’ where visitors have been able to gain insights on denim fabrics, styling and finishing available in Bangladesh, together with an offer of the most relevant denim publications.


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