Apparel industry plays a pivotal role in developing a
countrys economy in terms of revenue generation and creation of employment.
The industry is undergoing a drastic change due to global sourcing and high
level of price competition. Favorable demographic
factors, rise in disposable incomes, change in consumer behavior and a
substantial shift towards branded apparel has resulted in a positive growth in
the global apparel market. With the intention to create a pace for the
apparel industry with leading-edge business and pivotal networking
opportunities for the regions fashion professionals, the Asia Fashion Summit
is planned for execution in Singapore.
A novice event, organized by the Textile and Fashion Federation (TaFf), and supported by the Government, it includes two-fold benefits of serving consumers, as well as trade professionals to establish the image of Singapores standing as Asias fashion gateway.
Conducted once in a year, Asia Fashion Summit will focus on all
industry concerns with expert authoritative opinions on complexities arising
from rapidly evolving markets and consumer patterns. Innovative solutions to
challenges involving design speed of innovation and retail traffic will be
dispensed alongside prime opportunities in partner collaborations, marketing
and media alternatives, international expansion and garnering market share.
This 3 day event will cover all aspects of critical industry issues with highly dynamic and interactive speaker and plenary sessions, taking the stage with the most comprehensive coverage of business management issues for the fashion industry.
The event is planned for execution from 28th to 30th April 2010 at the Four Seasons Hotel, Singapore. Main targets of the show are business owners, brand managers, retailers, entrepreneurs, creative directors, fashion consultants, and manufacturers from all across Asia. More than 30 dynamic, interactive speakers will be taking the centre stage to provide comprehensive coverage for current fashion business and management issues.
Mr. Benny Pua, President of TaFf says, Asia Fashion Exchange is a
joint initiative by the government, enhanced with support by establishing
pioneers of the fashion industry. Asia Fashion Summit, as part of this
movement, will provide the fashion industry with a new dimension for growth and
development, competitive strengths and profitability.
Asia Fashion Summit will roll out the best of knowledge sharing, and market penetration of ideas. It will explore creative methodologies unique to fashion and retail. It will enable businesses with opportunities for repositioning and growth. The event will be a potential opportunity for creating market entry strategies for Asia; succeeding in a global environment, plus many more.