Apparel Textile Sourcing Trade Shows back-to-business August 22-24: In Toronto for the first time since 2019

TORONTO, July 19, 2022 – One of North America’s largest and most important industry trade shows for sourcing textiles and apparel will return to Canada August 22nd to August 24th at the Toronto Congress Center.

Apparel Textile Sourcing is the Canadian apparel industry’s link to the global supply chain connecting thousands of buyers to hundreds international producers direct. Industry resources, experts, and manufacturers will converge on Toronto from around the world. Fashion, apparel, textiles, and sourcing will be the focus, with more than 150 textile mills, finished apparel suppliers and industry providers arriving to meet Canadians in person.

Sourcing buyers, designers, retailers, executives, professionals, and amateurs will have first-hand access to apparel and textile producers direct from Bangladesh, China, India, Mongolia, Nepal, Pakistan, South Korea, the Americas, and more.

Event producers worked in conjunction with Canadian as well as international embassies and consulates, to attain appropriate processing approvals and international travel visas, in order to bring this level of international sourcing event to Canadian soil for the first time since before the pandemic.

Along with hundreds of international manufacturers products and exhibits, ATSC will feature it’s seminar series onsite with live sessions from the Canadian Apparel Federation, Brands for Canada, TESTEX, Worldwide Responsible Accredited Production (WRAP), V.mora, the Mongolian Wool & Cashmere Association, and more.

Bob Kirke, Executive Director Canadian Apparel Federation, said, “In a year when travel and trade shows are slowly coming back, ATSC found a way to bring the world of apparel & textiles back to Canada. I can’t wait to be part of it again later this summer. A great place to network and meet new global suppliers.”

ATSC had been sidelined from in-person events and providing virtual trade shows since 2020 due to COVID-19 international travel and in-person meeting restrictions. ATSC continues its virtual sourcing business model by offering integrated solutions with online platforms and

The return to the in-person physical trade model in Toronto has been met with an overwhelming response as attendee pre-registrations have exceeded 5000. Despite inflation and additional health-and-safety related expenses the event maintains is free status to all attendees.

“This is Canada’s show. A show for Canadians to connect with the players and influencers in the industry – we would never charge our attendees to come network, learn, and source,” said Jason Prescott, CEO of JP Communications. “We were committed to bringing this show back to Canadian soil. We never stopped pushing governments and embassies all over the world. Our team never took no for an answer. ATSC started here, it grew here, it expanded to Miami, Montreal, & Europe. This is Canada’s show, and it’s free for all, come make the most of it.

Attendees can register for free to Apparel Textile Sourcing Canada, August 22-24, 2022, at

About JP Communications
JP Communications Inc. runs the most expansive network of business-to-business sourcing platforms in the U.S. Anchored by and Since 2005, these B2B platforms have been leaders in connecting and facilitating North American and international trade and currently maintain a 2.5-million-strong database of domestic and international buyers, brands, manufacturers, distributors, wholesalers, e-commerce, and retailers. JPC INC. has been producing Apparel Textile Sourcing events since the 2016 in North America and Europe. New sources, products and ideas come alive when education, fashion, and trade converge.