Apparel Sourcing Week (ASW) 2023, Asia’s premier sourcing show for the global fashion and retail industry is poised to create a wave of excitement with its much-awaited third edition. With participation from over 15 countries and the presence of more than 5000 visitors from across the globe representing buyers, sourcing heads, industry professionals and retail brands from the fashion and retail industry, ASW 2023 is set to become the biggest platform in the region. The highly anticipated 2023 edition of ASW is scheduled to take place on July 20th-21st at the iconic Hotel Sheraton Grand and Convention Center in Bengaluru, this transformative event will provide an unprecedented platform for industry stakeholders to tap into the immense potential of the booming Indian fashion retail market.
The global fair as it is, with 150 exhibitors from countries such as Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, India, Mauritius, Hong Kong, and Australia; 50-plus fabric and accessories manufacturers; and 30-plus sponsors offering specialised fabrics to sustainable technology, ASW 2023 will be the veritable one-stop sourcing solution for the supply chain players. Among the key exhibitors at ASW 2023 are Aitken Spence Apparel, Timex Garments (Pvt.) Limited, Sarasavi Exports, Colmans Garments Group (all from Sri Lanka); Azim group, Pakiza, Mitali Fashions (all from Bangladesh); Pratibha Syntex, SCM Garments, Creative Garments Pvt Ltd., Texport Industries (all from India), apart from many others presenting their innovative product ensembles and manufacturing capabilities.
With meticulous selection criteria focusing on specialisation, delivery, shipment, and sustainability, ASW 2023 guarantees the exhibitors will fulfil every requirement of the discerning buyers.
“The Indian market stands as a beacon of hope amidst the global economic challenges, and ASW 2023 offers a gateway to this extraordinary growth story,” expressed Mayank Mohindra, CEO of ASW and Director, Apparel Resources, adding, “Our vision is to provide an unparalleled and enriching experience in the vibrant fashion retail landscape of India.”
This year ASW will feature about 25-plus panel discussions and workshops with the first day being dedicated to SustainableNXT Conference and Awards while day two will have panel discussions on themes such as Sourcing as a Service.
The highlight of Day 1 of ASW 2023 is the SustainableNXT Conference & Awards, dedicated to fostering circularity, green building, sustainable materials and practices in the fashion industry, promoting the agenda of sustainability and a greener future. Committed as it is towards driving positive changes ASW through SustainableNXT Awards will honour 20 individuals and entities across five categories for their exceptional efforts in the realm of sustainability.
It’s just not hardcore business; ASW will not be found wanting when it comes to inspiration either as events like Trend Walk, Pledge Wall and BOTS will take the spirit of motivation to all together different level even as the attendees will soak in the melodious tunes of saxophone as they give in to the heady mix of fun, food and entertainment, to make ASW a memorable experience.
Around 5000 plus attendees including buyer delegates, representing leading national and global retail chains and e-commerce platforms, ASW 2023 will once again reiterate its standing as the foremost sourcing platform, captivating the attention of top industry players, only to consolidate its position as the global hub for fashion retail.