A four-day ‘5th BIGTEX – Bangladesh International Garment & Textile Industry Exposition, will begin on November 7 at the International Convention City Bashundhara in Dhaka. Commence Miniter Tipu Munshi is expected to inaugurate the exposition on November 7 at which will continue until November 10. RedCarpet365 Limited, the organiser of the BIGTEX expo, disclosed details about the mega exhibition at a press conference on (November 03) at the Economic Reporters’ Forum (ERF) auditorium in the city.
The organisers said targeting the entire Textile, Garment & Apparel industry, they are organizing four international exhibitions simultaneously at the same place – named garment & textile machinery, printing, packaging & sign machinery, dyes & pigments chemicals and fabric & yarn expo. These exhibitions will also play an important role by showcasing latest machineries, technologies, dyes/chemicals, yarns, fabrics available for Bangladesh on display with manufacturers/suppliers from the world available to our industry at the doorstep.
Also the expo will provide an opportunity to experts, engineers & technicians in the field of textile to have a practical knowledge of the recent technological advancements available, without going abroad.
Garment & Textile Machinery, Equipment, Technology & Accessories – Manufacturer, Dealers, and Suppliers & Importers from home & abroad have participated and showcase their latest technology and innovation in the exhibitions.
Ahmed Imtiaz, CEO of Redcarpet365, mentioned that the expo will have almost 160 stalls from 14 countries including Asia and Europe. He said the expo will help foreign manufacturer, dealers & suppliers to showcase their products, where Bangladesh Textile Factory Owners & Apparel Exporters can get in touch with them. This exhibition will also focus on the untapped markets that are flexible & important for Bangladesh.
Being the second largest apparel exporter in the world, top denim exporter to EU and world’s second largest knitwear exporter, Bangladesh Garment & Textile Industry have to face lot of competitions with close competing countries like India, Vietnam, Cambodia & Sri Lanka, he said.
Keeping in concern the high demand of “Made in Bangladesh” products, we have to keep this growth in continuation basis and need proper machinery, raw materials, yarn, fabric, dyes & chemicals supplies at best price, said Imtiaz. Besides, the participants will be able to identify business contacts with prospect of entering into subsequent business negotiations, he said.
Bangladesh Knitwear Manufacturers & Exporters Association is associate partner of the exhibition and Well Group is the co partner of the expo. This expo is supported by Printing & Printing Equipment Industries Association of China (PEIAC) and China Screen Printing & Graphic Imaging Association (CSGIA), endorsed by Bangladesh Sign Materials and Machineries Importers Association (BSMMIA) & Bangladesh Digital Printers Owners Association (BDPOA).
Fatematuj Johra, Director Marketing – Redcarpet365 Ltd, Md. Moazzem Hossain, Sr. Joint Secretary, BKMEA, Zafar Ahmed, President of BDPOA, H M Imran, president of Bangladesh Sign Materials and Machineries Importers Association (BSMMIA), M A Islam Riyad, Editor of Textile Focus also spoke about exhibitions in the press conference.