The official website of ‘Made in Bangladesh Week’ (https://www.madeinbangladeshweek.com) has been launched containing detailed information about the event which will be held in Dhaka on November 12-18, 2022.
The weeklong event will be organized by the Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) in partnership with Bangladesh Apparel Exchange (BAE) to promote the ready-made garment industry of Bangladesh internationally.
The event aims to showcase impressive stories of the sector, especially its remarkable strides in the areas of workplace safety, environmental sustainability and workers’ wellbeing.
Alongside telling the encouraging stories, the potential of Bangladesh’s RMG industry, its strengths, capabilities and future priorities to remain a preferred and competitive choice for global buyers will be highlighted among global stakeholders and audience.
The event will open dialogue among participating stakeholders about how Bangladesh’s RMG sector continues its growth momentum in a sustainable manner and can positively impact the economy, environment and people.
The Made in Bangladesh Week will be attended by a wide spectrum of industry stakeholders including representatives of governments from home and partner countries, international organizations, employers, private sectors, workers’ representatives, civil society, brand representatives, buyers and academics.
The weeklong event will include the following:
o 37th IAF World Fashion Convention
o 3rd Dhaka Apparel Summit
o Bangladesh Apparel Exposition
o Bangladesh Denim Expo
o Award ceremonies i.e. The Sustainable Leadership Award (TSL), Sustainable Fashion Award, Made in Bangladesh Week Photography Award, NRB Award
o Fashion & Cultural Festival
o Global Launching of BGMEA Innovation Center and so on.
The International Apparel Federation (IAF) will host the IAF Convention in collaboration with the BGMEA and the Bangladesh Knitwear Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BKMEA). The annual World Fashion Convention will bring together the IAF members, including apparel industry associations representing 40 countries, leading brands and other stakeholders. While the signature event of BGMEA, the 2-day long 3rdDhaka Apparel Summit will be organized for dialogue concerning the progress, prospects and sustainability of the Bangladesh RMG industry as well as the global fashion industry dynamics.
BGMEA President Faruque Hassan said, “With an aim to highlight the progress being made and to inspire the industry and its valued stakeholders to its road to future prosperity together, BGMEA in collaboration with a few partners is organizing the Made in Bangladesh Week 2022.” “I solemnly believe that this event will not only help draw global attention to the critical aspects of sustainability but will also unite global forces in realizing the vision of taking the fashion industry forward,” he added.