Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / Interstoff Asia Essential opens from Oct 6
Interstoff Asia Essential opens from Oct 6
01
Oct '10
Interstoff Asia Essential opens next week from 6 – 8 October 2010 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, coinciding with a special event, the 26th IAF World Apparel Convention. The collaboration will bring international attention to some 250 exhibitors from 12 countries and regions, showcasing their fashion, functional and eco fabrics and textile related accessories in halls 1C, D and E.

For easy on-site navigation, suppliers will be divided into country and region pavilions including Elite China, Fine Japan, Excellent Korea and Amazing Taiwan as well as eco certified pavilions plus special areas such as an accessories zone and a designer studio.

In addition to showcasing a range of products including cotton, knitted material, man-made, functional and eco fabrics, for one day only, a multi-designer sustainable fashion show called EcoChic Asia by Hong Kong registered charity, Green2Greener will feature both ready-to-wear and eco couture made by some 30 international designers, on Wednesday, 6 October at 12:30 p.m.

Attendees will also be given the exclusive opportunity to preview a series of collections designed by students from the Caritas Bianchi College of Career interpreting autumn/winter 2011-12 trends using exhibitors' fabrics.

Confirmed fashion show schedule is:

Wednesday, 6 October 2010
3:00 pm, Fabrics to Fashion Walk (Part I) Highlighting Colour and Fabric Trends - AW 2011/12 Co-organised by: Caritas Bianchi College of Career
6:00 pm, IAF International Designer Award Fashion Show – By Invitation Only

Thursday, 7 October 2010
11:00 am, Fabrics to Fashion Walk (Part II) Highlighting Colour and Fabric Trends - AW 2011/12 Co-organised by: Caritas Bianchi College of Career
3:00 pm, Eco Fashion Co-organised by Caritas Bianchi College of Career

26th IAF World Apparel Convention coincides with fair
Placing the convention alongside Asia's most well known industry trade fair also attracted strong industry support from new IAF members, China Chamber of Commerce for Import & Export of Textiles (CCCT). This illustrates the pivotal role Hong Kong continues to play in bridging China to the rest of the fashion industry as well as the relevancy of Asia's longest standing industry trade fair – Interstoff Asia Essential.

Aside from major Chinese industry support, government officials from Hong Kong as well as top level international executives will commence the opening ceremony on 6 October 2010. These include:

• Mr Vassilis Masselos, President for the International Apparel Federation
• Ms Rita Lau Ng Wai-lan, JP, Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development, HKSAR
• Mr Wang Shenyang, Chairman of China Chamber of Commerce for Import and Export of Textiles
• Mr Willy Lin, Chairman for the Textile Council Hong Kong
• Mr Detlef Braun, Member of the Board of Management for Messe Frankfurt GmbH
• Mr Leung Wai Ping, Executive Director for Li & Fung (Trading) Ltd

In addition to these speakers, a keynote address will be given by Mr John Cheh, Vice Chairman and CEO for Esquel Group Limited as well as some 30 seminars hosted by a variety of professionals from a range of industry backgrounds.

Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd


Must ReadView All

GMAC urges Cambodia to push fabric-forward rule in RCEP

Apparel/Garments | On 17th Oct 2017

GMAC urges Cambodia to push fabric-forward rule in RCEP

Representatives from the Garment Manufacturers Association of...

Alibaba to invest $15 billion in DAMO Academy for research

Textiles | On 17th Oct 2017

Alibaba to invest $15 billion in DAMO Academy for research

Alibaba will invest $15 billion over the next several years in its...

Pressure on  Indian textiles exporters to ease by Q3: ICRA

Textiles | On 17th Oct 2017

Pressure on Indian textiles exporters to ease by Q3: ICRA

Pressures on the profit and debt levels of textiles exporters is...

Interviews View All

Abhishek Ganguly
Puma India

‘As a brand, Puma is always looking for new and innovative ways to inspire ...

DK Sharma
Velocity Apparelz

We constantly communicate with employees at all levels

Top executives
Textile industry

The foremost issue is bridging the skill gap

Harmeet Singh

New Delhi-based Jogindra Industries Private Limited provides an assortment ...

Hardik Sanghvi

Idealin Fogging Systems has been engaged in designing and manufacturing...

C Dhandayuthapani

MAG Solvics Private Limited was established in 1991 to design and develop...

Giorgio Mantovani
Corman S.p.A

Giorgio Mantovani, MD of Corman, with a presence in both Milano and New...

Larry L Kinn
Suominen Corporation

Larry L Kinn, Senior Vice President - Operations Americas of Suominen...

Kai Poehler
Voith Paper GmbH & Co. KG

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

Nisha Chanda
Whistling Woods International School of Fashion

<div>A lack of upgraded courses in costume designing and fashion as per...

Yash P. Kotak
Bombay Hemp Company

One of the directors of Bombay Hemp Company, Yash P. Kotak, speaks to...

Bani Batra

Bani Batra’s couture wedding collection is inspired by traditional Indian...

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

October 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

Active Poll

Do you see sustainability as a route to business growth?

Yes
76.9%
No
13.8%
Skip
9.2%

Total Votes: 65

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

Yes No

Active Poll

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

Yes
61.5%
No
27.7%
Skip
10.8%

Total Votes: 65

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

Yes No

Active Poll

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

Yes
84.6%
No
10.8%
Skip
4.6%

Total Votes: 65

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

Active Poll

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

Yes
73.8%
No
12.3%
Skip
13.8%

Total Votes: 65


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