and Announces Canada’s First Apparel & Textile Sourcing Event

Toronto, February 22, 2016: JP Communications, Inc. parent-company to and, today announced it has been awarded the exclusive contract to produce Canada’s first-ever apparel and textile sourcing trade show in Toronto August 22-24, 2016 at the International Centre.

The Apparel Textile Sourcing Expo, in coordination with the China Chamber of Commerce for Import and Export of Textile and Apparel (CCCT), will connect Canada’s retailers with the world’s major apparel and textile manufacturers without the time or expense travelling outside the borders of Canada. Expected garment manufacturing countries to be represented include China, India, Bangladesh, Mexico, USA, Taiwan, Viet Nam, Indonesia, Mauritius, Colombia and Guatemala, Honduras, Jordan, Peru, Burma, and Myanmar.

Jason Prescott, CEO of and said, “We are honored to have received such a distinguished and globally significant opportunity, our brands have been connecting millions online since 2005 and now we are able to serve our growing community offline in Toronto this summer as well as with other major events we will be producing.”

Toronto is Canada’s largest city, North America’s fifth-largest, has a population over 6 million and is Canada’s fashion hub and mecca to emerging retail opportunities. Event partner Canadian Apparel Federation Executive Director Bob Kirke said, “Canada has needed a trade show where apparel and textile importers and retailers can learn about sourcing best practices while meeting international producers from around the world. The event offers an important new resource for our domestic market and we are excited to support this endeavor.”

The event will also provide a comprehensive seminar tract lead by acclaimed industry and government experts covering topics from the Trans-Pacific Partnership, to Best Practices, to the changing Canadian market, to tips on how to choose whom to work with overseas, and much more.

China’s commitment to the event was confirmed through a major study of the global textile and apparel market. Jiang Hui, Chairman of CCCT said, “This event is a new project started for the promotion of global textile and apparel trade by CCCT. Based on a comprehensive analysis of the international textile and apparel market, we are convinced the Canadian Apparel Textile Sourcing Expo will become an efficient and convenient trade platform for the global textile and apparel industry.”

About JPC

JPC INC runs the most expansive network of business to business sourcing platforms in the USA. Anchored by and, millions of members from around the world use the brands to locate wholesalers and manufacturers. JPC INC CEO, Jason Prescott, is a published author with McGraw Hill. His titles include two best-selling books: Wholesale 101 and Retail 101.

About the CCCT

The largest Chamber of Commerce in Chinese textile and apparel industry, the CCCT has more than 12,000 member companies, representing over 70% of total textile and garment exports every year. The CCCT sponsor textile and apparel shows around the world, including the China Textile & Clothing Expo in Australia since 2001 and GOTEX show in Sao Paulo, Brazil since 2013.