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Rhythm of ASEAN to heat up fashion world during BIFF&BIL
Oct '12
Next year’s first quarter will see a truly exciting fashion event in ASEAN as the Bangkok International Fashion Fair (BIFF) and Bangkok International Leather Fair (BIL) will again be organized by the Department of International Trade Promotion (DITP), Ministry of Commerce in collaboration with Thailand’s fashion and leather industries during March 13-17, 2013 at IMPACT, Muang Thong Thani.

ASEAN is a major production base for world fashion & leather goods trade. And with the coming of ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) in 2015, it will become a single market of 600 million population of 10 countries. Strategically located as ASEAN hub with 67 million population, Thailand is renowned for its established textile, apparel and leather goods manufacturing sectors from upstream to downstream industries. With huge manufacturing potential, products from Thailand are well-known for its high quality standards which exceed buyer’s requirement and satisfaction.

Conceptualized with the theme of “Rhythm of ASEAN”, BIFF&BIL 2013 will highlight the skills and potential of ASEAN fashion, textile, apparel and leather industries with new designs and styles from regional designers and develop further cooperation between ASEAN countries in enhancing the region’s strength in these industries, thereby establishing a unity of regional market as part of the AEC. It is also an opportunity for regional designers to unite their full strength to express the culture and heritage that is uniquely ASEAN.
Following the overwhelming success of the last fair, BIFF&BIL 2013 promises even greater excitements bringing together more than 1,100 booths of high quality fashion, textile, apparel and leather products from more than 700 leading local and international companies.
Catering to the needs of exhibitors and visitors alike, BIFF&BIL 2013 is organized under the fair-in-fair concept which allows visitors to browse through the fair conveniently according to their interests. 
The exhibition zones include: 
- Textile
- Garment
- Leather Goods
- Footwear
- Fashion Accessories
- Designer
Products include:
- Brand Preference 
- Pick and Pay 
- Material & Tannery
- Clothing Accessories
- OTOP/Thai Exotic
Featuring a range of exciting activities such as Seminar with Trendsetters, Designers’ Room, Trend Forum, Japan Connect, Thai Tex Trend, fashion network, fashion shows from Thai and ASEAN designers and many more, BIFF&BIL 2013 will keep visitors up to date with the hottest trends in the global fashion scene.

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