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Prime Source Forum ends on a successful note in Hong Kong
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May '16
Courtesy- Prime Source Forum
Courtesy- Prime Source Forum
Prime Source Forum concluded on a successful note in Hong Kong cementing its position as one of the most influential gatherings in the apparel and footwear supply chain industry. The event witnessed the participation of more than 300 executives and senior stakeholders.

“We are exceptionally delighted with the calibre of speakers, depth of discussion and the overwhelmingly positive feedback we received from the delegates.  We look forward to hosting another successful Prime Source Forum in March 2017,” said Martin Keil, managing director of Yeh Shen, the organiser of Prime Source Forum.

The event was officially opened by Gregory So Kam-leung, secretary for commerce and economic development, the government of Hong Kong. Participating companies included organisations, such as Adidas, Coats, Clarks, Cotton Council, Columbia, EastMax, Covestro, Crocs, Dassault Systemes, Groz Beckert, H&M, InvestHK, Metro, Kiabi, Komar, Kopenhagen Fur, LF Sourcing, Michael Kors, New Balance, Primark, Quiksilver, Ralph Lauren, SAC, Sears, Target, Tesco, the UN and VF Corporation.

The final keynote address was delivered by Arkebe Oqubay, minister and special advisor to the prime minister of Ethiopia. Arkebe discussed Ethiopia's rapid emergence as a competitive global sourcing hub and highlighted mega developments and Ethiopia's highly competitive and fast growing labour force.

“Delegates attend Prime Source Forum to stay abreast of trends and hot button issues, network with peers and make business contacts.  From new technology, sustainability frameworks for collaboration, trade policy and the transparency agenda, this year's forum focussed on the issues that matters most to decision makers in the sector,” concluded Keil. (NA)

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