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Australian International Sourcing Fair to be held in March 2010

Jun '09
In the last decade, the fashion, accessories and homewares industries have dramatically changed in terms of production – now the majority outsource off shore for a broad range of products, materials and a better return.

In reply to the steadily growing need, the AUSTRALIAN INTERNATIONAL SOURCING FAIR from 23-25 March, 2010 has been launched, aiming to be the Australia's premier business to business solution at your buyers' doorstep to:
1. Shorten buyers' supply chain management
2. Promote your know-how, production capability and ability
3. Meet key buyers at the right time for the beginning of the sourcing season in this region

The Australian International Sourcing Fair will…
- Focus on over 3,000 leading key buyers looking at bulk production in the Australian region such as: brand owners, designers, specifiers, importers, wholesalers, distributors, retail chain stores, agents.

- Be the unique event of its kind in Australia, a large and comprehensive, selection of new suppliers from

- Showcase products including: fashion apparel, fashion accessories, textiles, homewares, objets d'art, giftware

Australia – a new market
Australia supports a steady population growth average of 1.3% per annum* ultimately increasing the size of the consumer market.
*Australian Bureau of Statistics

Obvious indicator…
National income is a measure of Australia's capacity to acquire goods and services for consumption.It is a determinant of material living standards and is also important for other aspects of progress.

Established Organisation with proven results
Australian Exhibitions & Conferences Pty Ltd, is one of Australia's leading organisers of Trade Shows including Fashion Exposed, The Australian Shoe Fair, Australian International Furniture Fair, Furnitex and Decoration + Design – all of which are very successful industry trade shows within Australasia. Over 100,000 trade visitors attend AEC shows and conferences each year. Access to key decision makers and buyers across these industries is unparalleled.

An extensive marketing program ensures that key decision makers attend
- Direct mail campaign of personalised invitations to all Australian and international fashion, accessories and homewares wholesale buyers and distributors
- Major public relations campaign targeting trade publications and mainstream media
- Unlimited free trade invitations for exhibitor distribution
- Regular visitor electronic communications outlining features & new developments of the shows to help encourage attendance

The Venue
Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre is a first class exhibition venue located in the centre of Melbourne.

Melbourne is the heart of the fashion world in Australia, also known as the most Europeanised city for design, furniture, culture, etc …. And the city has the best port infrastructure in the country, making Melbourne a fast pace city for international business.

Australian International Sourcing Fair 2010

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