Textile Sourcing Meet ’23 in Dhaka: A Game-Changing Event for Fashion & Textile Industry

Dhaka, Bangladesh is set to host the highly anticipated 2nd International Textile Sourcing Meet ’23, scheduled to take place on the 20th and 21st of May at the prestigious International Convention City Bashundhara (ICCB). This event, co-hosted by SOWTEX and esteemed organizations such as the Bangladesh Garments Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA), the Bangladesh Garment Executives Association (BGEA), and the Confederation of Textile Industries (CITI), aims to revolutionize the fashion and textile industry by facilitating efficient material sourcing and fostering international growth.

With Change in Geo-political situations in the last one year, There is an increased opportunity for regional markets to Grow Internationally. Technology is now becoming big enabler.  Sowtex as  technology enabled B2B  Sourcing platform for fashion & textile buyers / suppliers with giving immediate access to 25000+ businesses to create instant connection with trusted Buyers & suppliers. Smart sourcing solutions in leads generation,  designs discovery, quick deals,  & capacity search etc through secured web & mobile application. The platform fosters the ability to connect value chain digitally. Thus, helping the economies to fulfill the greater efficiencies in sourcing, connections & profitability using Sustainable business tools. .

Sowtex Network was Awarded -Start Up of the Year 2020 Textile Platform by Silicon Magazine in India 

SOWTEX In collaboration Bangladesh Garments Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA),  Bangladesh Garment Executives Association (BGEA) & Confederation of Textile Industries ( CITI ) is jointly co-hosting 2nd Edition -Textile Sourcing Meet ’23- Dhaka 

This premium event is specially being organised to facilitate efficient materials sourcing for RMG Exports & achieve $100 Billion by 2030.  Event is designed to support increase sourcing from India & other markets. As part of this well curated event, Raw-material sourcing will be fast-tracked & deeper relationships will develop with Indian stakeholders by bridging the role through faster sourcing, speedy responses, shorter lead times & trade finance solutions.  Through this initiative SOWTEX has brought together top associates with key industry decision makers. This event is also showcasing 35+ fabric & material suppliers along with MMF materials. Special showcasing Indian materials in MMF & Sustainable categories like Organic & Recycled supply chain partners.

This event will be a major step towards building strategic partnership to provide high quality fabrics & materials to this ambitious goal of $100 Billion of RMG Export from Bangladesh, and aims to contribute $10 Billion of raw Material support from India in the next 5 years.

Distinguished dignitaries from different areas of their expertise are expected to grace the event:

Chief guest –

​​Mr Shafiul Islam Mohiuddin ( Member of Parliament / Ex- FBCCI President ) 

Mr Tapan Kanti Ghosh, Commerce Secretary- Bangladesh Govt.

Special Guest –

Mr Pranay Kumar Verma – Indian High Commissioner, Bangladesh

Mr Pratik Negi, First Secretary India High Commission

Mr Faruque Hasan, President BGMEA

Mr Mohammad Hatem, Executive President BKMEA

Mr K I Hossain, President of BGBA

Ms Shawpna Bhownick, head of India & Bangladesh for Marks & Spencer

Mrs Vidya Amrit Khan, Sr Director BGMEA

Mr Mohyeen Hyder ChowDhery – Head, Puma Bangladesh

Eng. Nasir Uddin Mia MD One composite

Mr Tanvir Ahmed – Envoy Group,

Key Highlights of TSM’23- Dhaka

Conference | Displays | 121 Sourcing Conclave

35+ Indian Textile Mills ( Certified Organic & innovative MMF materials) 

Key Categories Materials for Tops, Bottoms, Shirts, Denims & yarns

Professional Displays setups with companies profiles

During this event, SOWTEX has organized a Unique 1-2-1 Sourcing Conclave for Buyers & Participants of Textile Sourcing Meet ‘23. This one of its kind initiative to focus on focus requirements & deeper understanding between Bangladesh buyers & Indian manufactures to bridge business conversion as stated by Mr Sonil Jain, Co-Founder of SOWTEX 

The above event is followed by two successfully concluded Sourcing roadshows in India and is being looked upon as the next milestone towards building Building.  Bangladesh & Indian  as Regional Leaders in Fashion & Textiles  to serve 1/3rd of Global demand in next 10 years.