- Meenakshi Kumar |
The 32nd International Apparel Federation (IAF) World Fashion Convention will be held in Mumbai from September 27 to 28, 2016. The event is being hosted by IAF in association with the Clothing Manufacturers Association of India.
The theme of the Convention is: ‘Insights into New Opportunities’. The Convention is expected to cover a broad range of strategic issues such as sourcing, retailing, technology and branding. Traditionally, IAF Convention travels the world and combine deep local insights and industry involvement with a true global outlook and participation of international industry leaders from brands, retailers, manufacturers, academia and suppliers to the industry.
Godfather of denim, Italian fashion designer Adriano Goldschmied will be the speaker at one of the sessions on denim. IAF Conventions are known for their high profile and prominent speakers. Past speakers include top executives from Hugo Boss, H&M, G-Star, Tommy Hilfiger, Zegna and Benetton. At the 2016 Convention, the other speakers include executives from VF, Arvind, WGSN, Lectra, Shoppers Stop and Bestseller.