Media Advisory: First Apparel And Textile Sourcing Show To Launch In Canada

Local SMEs, retailers, manufacturers and designers to benefit from one-of-a-kind event

Toronto, Ontario, June 11, 2016: With a record number of Canadians importing apparel and textiles from international markets, a first-of-its-kind trade show and conference will be launched in Canada in August to help local businesses, retailers, manufacturers and designers make global connections and navigate through the sourcing process more easily, efficiently and effectively.

The event, Apparel Textile Sourcing Canada, will feature hundreds of apparel and textile manufacturers from around the world, including China, India, Bangladesh, Mexico, the U.S., Honduras, Peru and other countries. Leading global experts will reveal the latest sourcing strategies and best practices, quality control methods, legal issues surrounding imports, new approaches for Canadians looking to export to the U.S., and much more.

Media are invited to the following news conference for a sneak peek of the event:

WHAT:  Press Launch Event – Apparel Textile Sourcing Canada
WHEN:  Thursday, June 9, 2016
TIME:  11:00 a.m. – Noon
WHERE:  Hilton Hotel, Executive Lounge, 35th Floor, 145 Richmond Street West, Toronto

In attendance will be:

  • Bob Kirke, Executive Director, Canadian Apparel Federation
  • Chen Zhirong, Acting Director, Market Promotion Dept., China Chamber of Commerce for Import & Export of Textile & Apparel (CCCT)
  • Yu Jianwei, Commercial Counselor of the Consulate General of the P. R. China in Toronto
  • Dewan Mahmud, First Secretary (Commerce), Bangladesh High Commission

Interview and visual opportunities will be available.

For more information and to RSVP:

Gail Bergman
Gail Bergman PR
Tel: (905) 886-1340