Dhaka will play host to three international events showcasing the latest machineries, technology, chemicals and raw materials for the garments and textiles industry of Bangladesh from November 15-18.
The events titled ‘International Garment & Textile Machinery Expo’, ‘Bangladesh International Fabric & Yarn Expo 2018’, and ‘Bangladesh International Dyes, Pigments and Chemicals Expo 2018’ is the third such edition of exposition.
It will be held at International Convention City, Bashundhara.
Organisers RedCarpet365 said in a press release, the 3rd BIGTEX 2018 shows will host garment and textiles machinery, equipment, technology and accessories, manufacturer, dealers, suppliers and importers from home and abroad.
WHAT THE EXPO AIMS AT
This exhibition is expected to connect local apparel and textiles manufacturers and exporters to connect with foreign manufacturers, dealers & suppliers. It will also focus on the untapped markets that are flexible and important for Bangladesh.
Also, the participants will be able to identify business contacts with prospect of entering into subsequent business negotiations with manufacturers in Bangladesh.
Syed Nurul Islam, chairman and CEO of Well Group, also an adviser to RedCarpet365, said these exhibitions provide an opportunity for the apparel and textile manufacturers to have a practical knowledge of technological advancements available without having to go abroad.
Bangladesh’s apparel industry is progressing with a vision of US $ 50 billion industry by 2021. One of the core strengths of the country is the mass automation brought about within the industry which not only bring down costs, but also ensure quality output.
“Bangladesh’s garments and textiles sectors are working hard to achieve US $50 billion by 2021. For this, we need to focus on value-added items and new markets. These kinds of expositions are important for Bangladesh to reach the goal,” said Faruque Hassan, senior vice president at Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA).
Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed said, “These exhibitions will play an important role to local and foreign manufacturers, dealers and suppliers to showcase their products where Bangladeshi garments and textile factory owners and exporters can connect with them.”