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The Fashion Meet- Expo ’22 hosted by the Top Fashion Export Council under AEPC – BAA – NAEC in collaboration with SOWTEX (B2B marketplace for fashion & textile) will begin on 21st April in sector 44, Gurugram at Apparel House AEPC centre. The two-day meet is expecting a footfall of 500 top fashion buyers, exporters & manufacturers besides the foreign delegates from 6 countries.

The Two days event will be inaugurated by Smt. Darshana Vikram Jardosh, Hon’ble Minister of State in the Ministry of Textile and other top dignitaries present at the event will include Mr. Narendra Goenka, Chairman, AEPC, Mr. Vishal Dhingra, Chairman BBA and Mr. Lalit Thukral, Chairman, NAEC

The collaboration is aimed at creating a meetup space between buyers and sellers of the textile ecosystem. It will also help fashion buyers, manufacturers and suppliers collaborate and fast-track product development. Further it will facilitate work on upcoming season trends collaboratively and create a strong delivery ecosystem.

“We are happy to manage and co-host an event that drives value and networking opportunities for buyers, manufacturers, mills and suppliers, and fashion tech companies.  For buyers, it is a space to engage with new trends and innovations for their next season’s collections. It will be a meetup to interact with fashion manufacturers & experience new product developments in textile prints, fabrics, accessories, and trim; Manufacturers get to meet policymakers & top buyers from the Fashion Industry. The event will provide a platform to develop their new collection story; for mills and suppliers, it will act as a platform to showcase their new collection & present their Strengths. Develop Products based on the latest International Trends sessions from top industry experts; Fashion tech companies will get to meet prospective buyers & manufacturers from the fashion industry. It will act as a diaspora to showcase their new innovations & sustainable product development techniques.” said Sonil Jain, Co-Founder & CEO, SOWTEX.

The event will be attended by industry experts such as International Brands Liaison Officers, Buying Houses- Sourcing Consultants, Fashion Manufactures, Mills, Industry experts, Fashion Designers – Foreign Delegates

The event will also be showcasing selected 50 fabrics, trims manufacturers & fashion technology companies from India with their product development capabilities along with USP’s based on trends, materials, technology to fashion buyers & manufacturers looking for sourcing quality, sustainable & innovative materials for domestic & international markets.

Another highlight of the Fashion Meet- Expo is the Start-up fashion shows such as NIFT Foundation of Design Innovation – 5 Start-ups exhibiting Sustainable & Organic Clothing line, 4 International Celebrity Designers showcasing Sustainable collections; 2 top celebrity designers will also have their Guest of Honour flying in from London & New York – Varun Bahl & Liz Hartman; ATDC design School under AEPC showing young minds creations on Sustainable & Circular Fashion.

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