32nd IAF Convention: More Speakers Announced

The IAF together with the Clothing Manufacturers Association of India is hosting the 32nd IAF World Fashion Convention in Mumbai (India) on 27-28 September, 2016.  An impressive cast of speakers is ready to present their view of the cutting edge developments in our fascinating fashion industry.

IAF Conventions are known for covering a broad range of strategic issues such as Sourcing, Retailing, Technology, Denim and Branding. And they are known to combine deep local insights with a true global outlook. The speakers are therefore a strong combination of the top of the Indian fashion industry and international experts.

Among others, for the sourcing session, Alex Thomas, VP of VF Corporation will share the floor with Mr. Faruque Hassan, Senior Vice President of Bangladesh BGMEA, and Fred LeMoine of Weave/TAL from Hong Kong.

The branding session really brings together the top of the Indian branded market, featuring the President for Raymond Apparel and the Indian market CEOs of Bestseller, Tommy Hilfiger and Nike.

The retail session will cover the fascinating story of one of the largest ánd fastest growing markets for fashion in the world with Reliance, Shoppers Stop and Arvind brands.

Finally, no future vision in the fashion industry is complete without a session on technology. In Mumbai the major global technology suppliers to the fashion industry WGSN, WTiN, Alvanon and Lectra will explain how tech is changing fashion’s industry.

The theme for this Convention is ‘Insights into New Opportunities’. The Convention will be held at the Trident Nariman Point Hotel, right on the Arabian Sea, boasting a beautiful view over the Queen’s necklace and Mumbai’s fast expanding skyline.

To register or for more information, please visit www.iafconventionmumbai.com.