The 13th edition of Bangladesh Denim Expo will start today at International Convention City Bashundhara (ICCB) in the capital with an aim to showcase the country’s progress and new innovations in denim industry as well as attract new buyers.
The Bangladesh Apparel Exchange (BAE) is organising the two-day long expo as part of the ongoing Made in Bangladesh Week-2022 organised by the Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) in partnership with BAE.
The expo along with contributing to the country’s economic growth is also successfully promoting sustainability, transparency, innovation, circularity, and responsibility in Bangladesh’s denim Industry, said the organisers of the event.
“We are amazed by the huge response we have gotten from the visitors and exhibitors around the world that has helped us create a platform for collaboration, branding, and networking,” said Mustafiz Uddin, founder and CEO of BAE.
He said the Bangladesh Denim Expo, first organised in 2014, played a vital role in the country’s journey to become the leading denim exporter both in the EU and the USA.
“With the involvement of over 1,000 companies, more than 500 exhibitors, and over 50,000 visitors from more than 50 countries during its long journey, Bangladesh Denim Expo has become one of the most exclusive and insightful branding events in the denim industry,” Mustafiz said, adding that over 30 panel discussions, and more than 50 workshops and seminars have been organised during the time.
BAE Managing Director Mohiuddin Rubel told The Business Post that in the 13th edition of denim expo, 35 local and 50 foreign companies are participating as exhibitors.