Bangladesh clothing show in London

Bangladesh clothing show in London
Economic reporter

Dhaka, Dec 23: The Bangladesh Clothing Industry is set to hold its first ever supplier exhibition at the heart of London, UK, at one of the most popular purpose built venues,  named Olympia 2, ground level, on Wednesday 23rd (10.00 am to 6.00 pm) and Thursday 24th (10.00am to 5.30pm) February 2011, says a press release. The Bangladesh Clothing Show is being jointly organised by GenX UK Limited and one of the recognized event organizer of Bangladesh, ALLIANT, in collaboration with the renowned business conglomerate of the country, KDS Group.

S M Shameem Iqbal, chairman, KDS Accessories Limited formally announced the launch of the event in Dhaka at a press launching event today amidst distinguished personalities of the sector and members of the press and media community.

The Bangladesh Clothing Show will showcase nearly 50 of the country’s most innovative and successful ladieswear, menswear, childrenswear and knitwear manufacturers, textile dyers, printers and finishers, buying houses, agents, apparel accessories, packaging and logistics providers.

The exhibition will allow fashion designers, buyers for retailers, brands, corporate clothing and mail order groups, wholesalers and relevant trade associations from the UK and Europe to see the extensive breadth and quality of product available from Bangladesh and discuss face-to-face their specific sourcing requirements.

In a message Malcolm Ball, President ASBCI, asserted “The ASBCI is the foremost trade association serving the textile and apparel retail supply chain in the UK, with key household named brands, retailers and fashion universities as members.  As such, we are delighted and honoured to be working with important organisations and suppliers from Bangladesh to showcase their wares and abilities to the retail buyers in London, at the upcoming Bangladesh Clothing Show.  We are looking forward to developing and improving working relationships across the supply chains for the benefit of all.”

Among others  Mahbubur Rahman, Director, GenX UK Limited, Rubaiyat Ahsan, CEO, ALLIANT, Mr. Debasis Daspal, CEO, Global Supply Chain Management, Mr. Al–Haj Habibur Rahman, 1st Vice President, BKMEA, Engr. Mr. Ahmed Ali, Vice President, BTMA, Mr. Prabir Kanti Das, Addl. Secretary, BGMEA, Mr. Qayum Reza Chowdhury, President, BGBA, and Mr. Asif Ibrahim, President Elect, DCCI were present at the press launching event.


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