Desk Report: Country’s ever first time Apparel Merchandiser Foundation of Bangladesh (AMFB) organizes “Merchandiser’s Conference-2022” on 4th March at Uttara Club, in the capital. More than 300 apparels merchandisers gathered at the conference.
The conference begins open discussion for the wellbeing of merchandisers and mid-level community of Bangladesh apparel sector. It has been already 50years matured apparel sector but still there is no remarkable facilities visible for the employees. Merchandising is prestigious and hard-working job but there is no life security promised by the organizations.
In this conference, Honorable, Chief guest Faruque Hassan, President BGMEA, , Abdullah HIl Rakib-MD, Team group & Director, BGMEA, Shwapna Bhowmick ,Country Manager, Marks and Spencer. Md. Khosru Chowdhury,MD-Nipa group and Director, BGMEA , MJ Ferdaus – Regional County Manager – DeFacto ; Helal Uddin Ahmed, Chairman JCL Group, Kyaw Sein Thay Dolly, MD, Cloths “R” Us Ltd, AKM Saifur Rahman Forhad , Head of merchandizing and Marketing Interlink Dress Ltd . There are many more representatives and professionals from different platform and organisations like FBCCI, BGMEA, BKMEA, BGBA, ATET, IEB, ITET, Ministry Members from Peoples Republic Of Bangladesh were present in the conference. This conference were presided by Abdullah-Al-Mamun Chairman, AMFB.
BGMEA President said, Now industry facing lots of challenges but i hope challenges creates new opportunity ,still we are doing cotton products ,we need to go value added products .I hope that we will work together for product development and market development with our merchandiser.
AFMB gave life time honor to those merchandisers are already leader in the market & created a story for the young generation to follow. For the first conference three person awarded ,Abdullah Al Maher, CEO & Head of Business Fakir Apparels limited, Mr. Khalilur Rahman , Head of Merchandising & Marketing- Esquire Knit Manufacturer ltd. Mr. Atish Biswas, Director- ABA Group.
The organizers said, AMFB vision is to assist Merchandiser in becoming informed, responsible, creative, and critical communicators and enhance Merchandising knowledge and skill in, the construction, interpretation and distribution of communication in diverse cultural and global communities.
This conference hosted by Ala Uddin Ahmed Rasel, Secretary General and Kiron Morshed , Co-Ordinator Apparel Merchandiser Foundation of Bangladesh. This program is sponsored by Cherry Button Ltd. In this event a Fashion Show held supported by Twelve sister concern of Team Group .