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Wait for ASW is over; third edition is in July!

25 January 2023

After the massive success of the first and the second edition, the third edition of Apparel Sourcing Week (ASW) is all set to get rolling in July!

Yes, you heard it right. And the dates are 20th-21st July.

Curated on the popular ‘NOKI’ concept, centring the four pillars of Networking, Opportunity, Knowledge and Inspiration, ASW 2022 had set new benchmarks to the ultimate satisfaction of all the stakeholders concerned.

8000-plus brands and retailers from across the globe, around 200 hand-picked suppliers of diverse sizes across product categories, hardcore business discussions, serious queries and order generation along with 15-plus workshops, panel discussions and bridging talks, the second edition of ASW delivered more than what it promised.

Click on the following link to get a glimpse of the highly successful ASW ’22:

Now, if you thought that was it, wait till July!

The third edition of Asia’s most-awaited sourcing extravaganza, promises to scale things up to make it more extensive and interactive.

The venue this time is Bengaluru’s iconic Grand Sheraton Hotel and Convention Center in Whitefield, boasting the city’s largest premium meeting destination, spanning 61,443 sq. ft, an increase of 16,443 sq. ft. from the first edition.

What’s more, the venue is laced with all needed amenities including comprehensive audio-visual technology, customised catering and a team of experts for meeting and event planners to take care of all the business needs.

Considered the silicon valley of India and boasting presence of all major global and domestic brands and retailers, vying with one another to cash in on the business opportunities emerging from the ever-increasing spending power of the city’s upwardly mobile populace keen to splurge on fashionable clothing, accessories and lifestyle products, Bengaluru once again scored over all others when it came to selecting the host city.

The third edition of ASW will have many new features- Technical Textile Island, Denim Island, Sustainable Centre, Fashion Show, not to mention the highly popular awards.

Over 200+ apparel and textile manufacturers from South Asian Countries - India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Indonesia, boasting of a much enhanced and diversified product portfolio including ladieswear, kidswear, denims, formal and casual suits, sportswear, jackets, lingerie, swimwear, sweaters, sustainable garments to name a few, will make their presence felt rather strongly at ASW 2023.

To complete the value chain, there will be additional 50 companies with their fancy and innovative fashion fabrics, yarns and accessories.

To capitalise on this grand opportunity and liaise with new suppliers to strike long-standing business relations, will also be present CEOs/CXOs, Sourcing heads of Indian Retailers and brands, Sourcing Teams from International Brands and Retailers including those from UAE, Europe, Australia and Japan, Buying Houses (present in South Asia) representing and sourcing for global brands and retailers apart from host of Wholesalers and Importers.

Hardcore business apart, there will be Yoga and Meditation sessions to sooth the nerves after hectic business discussions, not to mention the wide ranging knowledge platforms, fireside chats, vendor sessions, seminars, workshops, open house forums and much more, covering all aspects of sourcing, retail and manufacturing.

Hope you are game for ASW 2023! So look forward to catching up with you all at the third edition of Asia’s most coveted and most-awaited sourcing extravaganza!

About Apparel Sourcing Week 2024

Apparel Sourcing Week 2024, a two-days 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, StitchWorld and Resource Guide published from India, Bangladesh & 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.