Bangladesh Denim Expo, an international exposition to promote Bangladeshi denim goods, begun on Tuesday (Nov 5).
For the first time, H&M Group, a Swedish multinational clothing-retailer, is collaborating with Bangladesh Denim Expo for its two-day long 11th edition at the International Convention City Bashundhara (ICCB) in Dhaka.
A total of 100 exhibitors from 11 countries, including host Bangladesh, taking part in the exhibition. The other participating countries are China, Japan, Italy, India, Singapore, Brazil, Spain, Pakistan, Turkey and Germany, said a press release.
The theme - ‘Responsibility’ - will be addressing the level of social, environmental and economic responsibility the apparel industry holds to ensure products are produced in the most ethical, environmentally friendly and sustainable manner.
According to the release, in total 20 global leaders on apparel technology, innovation and automation from across the globe will share their enlightening thoughts about latest apparel products, technology and innovation in both events that will shape the future of the denim industry.
The expo will be magnetized by the presence of a number of guest speakers, including Andrew Olah, the Founder of Kingpins Denim show, Alice Tonello, R&D Director with the Tonello Group, world renowned denim designer, Piero Turk and Jordi Juani, Asia Regional Directors of Jeanologia.
Meanwhile, on Tuesday, Bangladesh Apparel Exchange (BAE) and Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers & Exporters Association (BGMEA) are jointly organed the second edition of Sustainable Apparel Forum (SAF) with the aim of accelerating the momentum of sustainability in Bangladesh apparel industry at Hall-3 of the same venue.