Canada’s Largest Apparel and Textile Sourcing Show Expanding in 2017

2016 success vaults apparel sourcing event to secure 50% more exhibit space. Canadian retailers, manufacturers, designers and industry executives to attend.

Toronto, ON Canada – December 21, 2016Apparel Textile Sourcing Canada debuted in 2016 to tremendous success with more than 200 booths of merchandise, and over 1800 attendees. Fueled by positive onsite feedback, strong attendance, and a renewed commitment from international manufacturers and industry partners like TESTEX, WRAP, and TFO Canada, ATSC has officially secured a 50% increase in exhibit space at Toronto’s International Centre, August 21-23, 2017.

The apparel, textile and fashion event is one-of-a-kind in Canada. The show is produced by JP Communications, Inc., North America’s leading publisher of business to business trade platforms and “Now Canadian companies have the luxury of staying local and avoiding expensive and unnecessary international travel,” said Jason Prescott, CEO of JP Communications. “The event connects Canada to the world of global trade … in Toronto!”

The event is supported in coordination with many Canadian and International partnerships such as the Canadian Apparel Federation (CAF), U.S.-based Fashion Business Inc., and the China Chamber of Commerce for Import and Export of Textile and Apparel (CCCT).

Jiang Hui, Chairman of CCCT said “The uniqueness of Canadian Market is always attractive to Chinese
manufacturers, the successful first edition of ATSC did give us strong confidence to bring more high quality producers in 2017.”

A comprehensive trade show and conference, ATSC 2017 will bring to Canada hundreds of apparel and textile manufacturers from around the world, including China, India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, the U.S., the U.K., Mexico, Colombia, Peru and many more. Through an impressive platform of seminars and sessions, attendees can make global industry connections, and gain the insights needed to navigate the international sourcing process.

Trish Concannon, Executive Director, Fashion Business Inc. said, “ATSC in Toronto had impressive traffic, the seminars were all informative and well attended, and connections with great people were made at ATSC. We look forward to returning again in 2017.”

Pamela Bokser, Sourcing Director for Giant Tiger Limited with over 200 stores in Canada said, “With an event like this now, I’m finally given the option to stay in Canada over traveling to other sourcing events abroad. I loved this show. Canadians support Canada-based shows!”

For more information or to register for Apparel Textile Sourcing Canada, visit Registration – which includes entrance to both the exhibits and conference sessions – is free of charge.

About JP Communications
JP Communications runs the most expansive network of business-to-business sourcing platforms in the U.S. Anchored by and, millions of international members use the brands to locate wholesalers and manufacturers. JP Communications CEO Jason Prescott is the author of two best-selling books, Wholesale 101 and Retail 101, published by McGraw Hill.

About China Chamber of Commerce for Import and Export of Textile and Apparel
The largest Chamber of Commerce in the Chinese textile and apparel industry, the CCCT has more than 12,000 member companies, representing more than 70 per cent of total textile and garment exports every year. The CCCT sponsors textile and apparel shows around the world, including the China Textile & Clothing Expo.

About Canadian Apparel Federation
The Canadian Apparel Federation (CAF) is the national association for Canada’s apparel industry. CAF brings together leading Canadian firms from across the industry and provides valuable information and services in areas such product safety, customs and trade, product development, and supply-chain management. Under the Wear Canada umbrella we help members identify and access new export markets.

Contact Information

John Banker
Apparel Textile Sourcing

Jason Prescott
JP Communications INC