As many as 3,500 attendees including executives from Zara, Perry Ellis,Gap Inc., Kate Spade, Chicos, and more will participate in the sourcing fair. The one-of-a-kind trade show will also bring together leaders, and industry experts from the apparel, manufacturing, retail, and affiliated business industries to educate, network, share market intelligence, discuss pressing topics and engage in conversations that energise the flow of global commerce. ATS-Miami will the first Miami-based sourcing trade event to host the USAID East Africa Trade and Investment Hub.
"We at ATSM are so grateful for the support of everyone in the South Florida community. Since we announced to host the trade show here, we’ve created strong and significant partnerships with business leaders like Moishe Mana of Mana Wynwood, and Dr. Shanjie Li- executive chief economist and CEO of Miami-based American Da Tang Group, as well as so many wonderful individuals from government organisations such as the GMCVB, the Broward County Office of Economic and Small Business Development, the Port of Miami,the City of North Miami, Port Everglades, Florida East Coast Railway, the Council of International Fashion Designers, and Fashion Group International, all who have been instrumental in helping us make this show a success. I’m excited to open our doors so that our exhibitors and attendees will have the opportunity to meet these economic and trade players and I look forward to working with them for many years to come," Jason Prescott, show producer, said.
At ATS-Miami, the product categories will cover the whole world of apparel and textiles from fashion to function, from leather to lace. Categories will include finished apparel for men, women, and childrent hat range from leisure, formal, denim, active, swim, intimates, and performance. Over 20 exciting seminars will take place throughout the three days of ATS-M, addressing a comprehensive range of topics including sustainability, global sourcing, supply chain, social compliance, Influencer marketing, and branding strategies.
"We hope and expect that there will be numerous deals being done and contracts being finalized by key buyers and decision makers from around the world," said Cao Jiachang, the chairman of the China Chamber of Commerce for Import and Export of Textiles and Apparel.
"We expect many attendees to be drawn to the fashion show and complimentary educational sessions provided by the trade show as they offer invaluable networking opportunities and these vibrant and extraordinary professionals will inspire you and motivate you," Prescott said. "Several of the sessions will also offer resources for small businesses or advice for young designers on how to take their brand to the next level and we’re sure those will also be very popular." (RR)
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