DHAKA – Sustainability and innovation in textile and apparel production will be spotlighted in a series of events to be held in Bangladesh on 6 and 7 April 2020. The programme of events, organised by Bangladesh Apparel Exchange, will include the twelfth edition of Bangladesh Denim Expo, the third edition of Bangladesh Fashionology Summit and the first ever edition of Innovation Week Dhaka. All three events will be held at the International Convention City Bashundhara (ICCB) Dhaka, Bangladesh
Innovation Week Dhaka will provide an opportunity to promote the innovation capabilities of the Bangladesh apparel industry. It will offer a platform for global experts to share their knowledge, expertise and technical direction regarding product innovation through a series of seminars, masterclasses, workshops and knowledge sharing breakout sessions.
A specially curated Design Innovation Award competition at Innovation Week Dhaka will promote and educate design professionals on new concepts, laws, codes, design standards, best practices, materials, methods of construction and processes. The competition aims to enable designers to establish new relationships within the design profession, encourage multi-disciplinary approaches to design, advance diversity and encourage more environmentally aware, sustainable design solutions.
The newly enlarged Bangladesh Denim Expo will feature an expanded 100 local and international denim industry exhibitors, representing leading players in the international denim community who be presenting the latest in denim developments and innovations for the spring/summer 2022 season.
Alice Tonello, R&D director of Tonello SRL said: “The Expo is the right place for gaining connections, to see our customers and to share ideas about the denim market. For us at Tonello, it is very important to participate in Bangladesh Denim Expo, as many customers are here, and it is the perfect environment for us to extend our network of connections within Bangladesh.”
Bangladesh Denim Expo is now regarded as the most prestigious denim trade event in the region, helping to promote the Bangladeshi denim industry to a wider national and international audience.
Bangladesh Fashionology Summit brings leading industry names to Bangladesh to inform and inspire apparel industry manufacturers to engage with technological advances that empower manufacturers involved in the apparel supply chain to rethink their business models and embrace the opportunities that new technology can offer.
The first successful edition of Bangladesh Fashionology Summit took place in February 2018 and the second edition in May 2019.