The fifth edition of the international exhibition Bangladesh Denim Expo will take place on 8 and 9 November, 2016 in Dhaka, at International Convention City Bashundahara. The show will gather 55 exhibitors from 16 different countries, who will present products of the entire denim supply chain, ranging from fabrics to finishes. Out of its total exhibitors, 16 denim manufacturers will participate in Bangladesh Denim Expo for the first time.

The event expects to welcome about 5,000 visitors, including buyers, brand representatives, CEOs, sourcing managers, manufacturers, merchandiser and denim lovers from the US, the UK, Germany, Italy, France, the Netherlands, Turkey, China and rest of the world. A total of 4,000 visitors from 43 countries visited the earlier edition of Bangladesh Denim Expo held in April 2016.

The show, managed by a non-profit organization aiming at improving denim culture in the country, will focus on s/s 2018 trends and will focus on the theme “Natural Denim”, analyzing the themes of sustainability and innovation in the denim industry, through a series of seminars and workshops.

The choice of the “Natural Denim” topic was set to promote sustainable denim production. For the occasion, Bangladesh Denim Expo will present natural fabrication, natural manufacturing of jeans and natural washes. Moreover, the show’s trend area will display a series of trends and fits inspired by natural manufacturing techniques and fabrics.

“In nature people can find the peace and love which they also search in fashion,” commented Mostafiz Uddin, CEO, Bangladesh Denim Expo. “Nature and fashion are closely interrelated. Being natural means being friendly, favorite and fashionable”, he added.

They will also hold four seminars that will present opinions and experiences of international and national experts of the global denim supply chain. One of these seminars will be about how to choose less harmful denim washing techniques. Another seminar will focus on the improvement of the unit economics of the ready-made-garment manufacturing industry.

Bangladesh Denim Expo will be inaugurated on 8 November 2016 at 11AM and will remain open for invited-only visitors from 11AM until 7PM on both days.

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