20 - 21 July 2023
Bengaluru, India

Press Release 2 February 2023

Revisiting our valued partners from ASW 2022

The second edition of Apparel Sourcing Week (ASW 2022) has been a massive success and there’s no denying it!

However, it would not have been possible without the active support and encouragement of our valued partners who stood by us to make ASW what it is today - the most-awaited sourcing extravaganza of Asia.

Here’s the complete list of the sponsors who reposed their faith in ASW by coming onboard:

Blue Kaktus: Blue Kaktus is a well-established name in the textile value chain, specialising in business optimisation solutions through AI-based technology platform that enables companies to reduce costs, have a faster speed to market and improve productivity across the entire fashion value chain. Blue Kaktus joined ASW 2022 as the IT Partner.

Coats Digital: Session Partner for ASW 2022, Coats Digital is the key catalyst for digital transformation of the fashion supply chain which leverages deep industry and technology expertise to help brands and manufacturers optimise, connect and accelerate business critical processes from design and development to method-time-cost optimisation, production planning and control, fabric optimisation and shopfloor execution.

Chargeurs*PCC: At the forefront of innovation, Chargeurs*PCC Fashion Technologies is the world’s largest apparel interlinings manufacturer selling over 300 million metres of interlining every year and trusted by over 1,600 brands and 7,000 customers.

DB Schenker: ASW 2022’s Logistics Partner, DB Schenker supports the industry and trade in the global exchange of goods through land transport, worldwide air and ocean freight, contract logistics and supply chain management solutions.

Kingdom Holdings Limited: Kingdom is the largest manufacturer of linen yarn globally and accounts for over 15 per cent of global linen yarn market as it continues to spread its wings far and wide. ASW 2022’s happiness knew no bound to welcome Kingdom Holdings Limited as its Session Partner.

Lenzing Group: Fibre Partner to the second edition of ASW, Lenzing is synonymous with circular and sustainable production of specialty fibres made from the raw material-wood sourced from sustainability-managed forests.

Mainetti: ASW 2022’s Retail Packaging Partner, Mainetti is a world leader in the manufacturing and distribution of high-quality retail packaging solutions and also offers ergonomically designed plastic and wooden hangers with expertise across the fashion retail industry.

Navis TubeTex: Navis TubeTex is a leader in finishing machinery for the global textile industry which designs, engineers and manufactures machines for the global knit, woven, nonwoven, technical and geotextile industries.

R|Elan: From the house of Reliance Industries Limited (RIL), R|Elan™ is the Next Generation of Smart Fabrics offering quality, performance and great functionality and caters to consumers across all apparel segments.

ASW welcomed R|Elan as Powered by Partner for its second edition.

Sakho Enterprises: Merchandise Partner of the second edition of ASW, Sakho Enterprises is a highly professional company, run by an experienced team, aimed at providing affordable automation solutions to the apparel industry.

Trace Network Labs (TNL): TNL is a complete decentralised protocol for enabling multi-chain, crosschain handling of Lifestyle for Metaverses. From virtual fashion, fashion metaverse, NFTs, blockchain, covering all this and much more, TNL is helping the industry to create a digital world which is a meeting zone for fashion, lifestyle and entertainment industries.


Trace Network Labs (TNL) was the Metaverse Partner of ASW 2022.

WGSN: WGSN is the global authority on change, using expert trend forecasting combined with data science to help you get ahead with the right trends and it was an honour to have WGSN as the Trend Forecasting Partner.

We acknowledge and thank each one of them for their immense contributions, which not only helped ASW 2022 to attain new heights but also made it a benchmark event in the realm of fashion sourcing in the subcontinent.

About Apparel Sourcing Week 2023

Apparel Sourcing Week 2023, a three-day Sourcing Show not only provides the Asian manufacturers a platform to showcase their products & manufacturing capabilities to the Brands & Retailers from all over the world including India, but also extends them a chance to attend the multiple seminars (headed by industry experts), workshops, open-house discussions and networking opportunities organised during these three days, which would help the manufacturers get a better understanding of Indian and International Retail and evolving dynamics of sourcing in various markets and retail formats.

About the Organiser

Apparel Resources is well known for its benchmark publications – Apparel Online, FashTech Journal and Resource Guide published from India, Bangladesh and Vietnam. These publications have been around in the industry for over 35 years, supporting, guiding and standing by garment exporters and the retail industry globally, providing them a platform to source better