Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / Visitors up 8% at Australian International Sourcing Fair
Visitors up 8% at Australian International Sourcing Fair
04
Dec '12

Making business easier was what this year’s Australian International Sourcing Fair (AISF), co-located with the China Chamber of Clothing & Textiles Expo was all about? Bigger than ever before with more products in each category and many previous exhibitors returning for the third year in a row the 2012 Fair showcased fashion, footwear, textiles, home wares, leather and sportswear products.

With a total of 2,700 attendees over the three days, AISF was 8% up on its overall visitor attendance from 2011 with an increase by 8% of revisits. The number of exhibitors was over 230, with the China Chamber of Clothing and Textiles also featuring over 250 exhibitors.

Vertically integrated business Giza Spinning and Weaving from Egypt who specialize in spinning, knitting, dyeing, printing, yarn dyeing, washing, appliqués, and embroidery are a leading apparel manufacturer and exporter to the markets of USA and Europe.

They were very happy to have presented at AISF - ''We have met with many visitors and discussed the business possibilities together… we are thinking positively to keep our existence in the coming fairs to be much closer to the market requirements” said Mahmoud Salem, their Senior Merchandiser.

Hemant Bisht from Neeshaan Overseas, India was also happy to have participated - “The response we got was overwhelming and we would definitely like to participate again”.

Stand out exhibitors included Krishnaa Crafts (India) who presented hand-made exclusive leather personal items and accessories, Gold Blend (India) who supply ancient and intricately designed exquisite home textile embroidered items including to the English royal family, Green Cotton (Thailand) showing their high quality, unbleached, undyed and 100% cotton contemporary apparel and home textiles, Vason and Vasons (India) showing stylish contemporary rugs and floor coverings and Kanodia Global (India) showing stylish home furnishing items including cushions and throws.

The Indonesia Pavilion captured loads of interest from attendees with a beautifully designed custom pavilion featuring stylish jewellery, apparel and contemporary batik designs. Other Fair highlights included a runway program featuring intimate apparel, full to the brim seminar presentations and lots of business written at the fair, with signs for a bigger and better show in 2013! The 2013 event will be held at the Melbourne Exhibition Centre 13 – 15 November.

Australian International Sourcing Fair


Must ReadView All

Textiles | On 22nd Jul 2017

Govt constitutes GST Feedback and Action Room

The Government of India has constituted a Feedback and Action Room...

Textiles | On 22nd Jul 2017

India’s cotton textile exports fell in FY17: Tamta

The overall export of cotton textiles from India declined in 2016-17...

Textiles | On 22nd Jul 2017

Stella McCartney, Bolt Threads partner for eco fashion

Fashion designer Stella McCartney has partnered with Bolt Threads for ...

Interviews View All

Sonia Agarwal
Whitenife

‘The terms eco-friendly and organic are common but everyone perceives them ...

Ajay Ghariwala
Luthra Group

We are ready to adopt or follow every opportunity

Nitin Soni
Dolphin Jingwei Machines

Taxation policies need to be made simpler

Iago Castro Asensio
RCfil Distribuciones S.L.

Iago Castro Asensio, International Business Manager of RCfil...

Steve Cole
Xerium Technologies

Steve Cole of Xerium Technologies discusses the industry. Xerium is the...

Kai Poehler
Voith Paper GmbH & Co. KG

The glass mat industry is growing by five to eight per cent annually. Kai...

Judy Frater
Somaiya Kala Vidya

Among the many honours showered on Frater, including Fulbright and Ford...

Aditi Somani
Aditi Somani

Aditi Somani specialises in luxury fusion wear with international cuts and ...

Mike Hoffman
Gildan Activewear SRL

Gildan Activewear, a manufacturer and marketer of branded clothing and...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

July 2017

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

news category


Related Categories:

Planning to Take the Leap towards
Sustainability?

Do you see sustainability as a route to business growth?

Yes No

Do you think the sustainability space has the needed tools and resources available for a business to lead change?

Yes No

Do you think adopting a sustainable approach will be a profitable move for your business?

Yes No

Do you want the world to know about your sustainability journey and your business’ environmental footprint?

Yes No

Thanks for your valuable feedback. Claim your free latest sustainability e-book.


E-News Insight
Subscribe Today and Get the
Latest News Update in Your Mail Box.
Advanced Search



X