In order to promote networking activities and get in touch with other professionals in the apparel industry, IAF will be exhibiting at the SPESA Expo 2007 in Miami (USA).
This is a trade show that serves all sectors of the sewn products industry and will run from May 8th – 10th in conjunction with two other main events: Material World and Technology Solutions.
The International Apparel Federation (IAF) is a politically neutral global association, open to entrepreneurs and executives from the apparel chain worldwide.
Its membership includes national clothing associations and companies whose core business is sourcing, designing, development, manufacturing, distribution and retailing of apparel products.
In addition, IAF welcomes, as associate members, educational institutions and companies that supply textiles, accessories, equipment, technology, and services to the apparel industry.
IAF is a worldwide knowledge network that collects and disseminates information, statistical, benchmarking and otherwise, on development in apparel design, manufacturing, distribution, sourcing, trade and technology.
IAF's membership includes apparel associations from 33 countries representing over 150.000 apparel companies and over 5 million employees.
IAF has experienced a large growth in the past year and has also expanded it's member services. The national apparel associations of Cambodia (GMAC) and India (CMAI) joined IAF at the beginning of this year.
Application for associate membership has recently been approved from CEDITH, the Euro-Mediterranean Circle of Clothing Textile Managers (France); Hellenic Fashion Designers Association (Greece); Prime Source Forum (Hong Kong), SgT (Hong Kong); Sitam-Ab (Greece); Weston Capital Investment (USA) and WRAP – Worldwide Responsible Apparel Production (USA).
International Apparel Federation