Bangladesh Denim Expo May 2015

The Bangladesh Denim Expo returns on May 11 & 12 to showcase the best denim and resources from Bangladesh and beyond.

Held at the Radisson Blu Water hotel in the Bangladesh capital of Dhaka, this business-friendly event features denim mills, laundries, finishers – the entire denim supply chain is available here. The previous Expo in November drew more than 2,500 visitors, with entrance restricted to fashion and textiles professionals. International names including Primark and H&M were present.

The event is an opportunity for international fashion professionals to visit Dhaka and experience the value, quality and fashion ability available in Bangladesh. Exhibitors have been selected for the professionalism, creativity and integrity. They include Absolute Denim from Thailand, Raymond Uco from India, A&E from the USA, and Garmon from Italy, plus Bangladesh mills including Partex and manufacturer-laundries such as Denim Expert.

The Expo also features a trend seminar from leading forecaster WGSN, a dedicated Trend Zone and an invitation-only fashion show and dinner. Invited VIPS include the Honourable Commerce Minister of the Peoples Republic of Bangladesh Mr. Tofail Ahmed, MP, the Honourable Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands H.E Mr. Gerben De Jong and Mr. Md. Atiqul Islam, President of BGMEA, the Bangladesh exporters’ organisation.

Bangladesh Denim Expo May 2015
Mr Mostafiz Uddin {image above middle, in the light blue shirt}, founder of the Bangladesh Denim Expo, says: “The Bangladesh Denim Expo is a hub for the denim industry in the region. Bangladesh is the second largest supplier of denim goods to Europe, and the third largest to the USA. This is our specialism, and the Expo showcases our passion for denim. By pulling together at this professional event, we can lift up standards in Bangladesh and upgrade the international perception of our apparel industry.”

The Bangladesh Denim Expo is a non-profit enterprise. The show’s aim is not only to grow the denim trade in Bangladesh, but also to encourage better business practise: to raise up the living standards of Bangladeshi people. Surplus funds from the show will be channelled into a seed fund for a Denim University in the country to train workers and promote knowledge about the jeans business. Ultimately, this is for the benefit of all who trade in Bangladesh.

{note from the editor: Mr. Mostafiz Uddin is deeply committed, and concerned about doing this all well done and working day and night for this purpose}

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