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Africa gathers at Trade Event taking place in Cape Town
18 Jun 2014 at 11:17hrs | Views
Source Africa, the Textile, Apparel and Footwear trade event is taking place on Thursday 19 June & Friday 20 June at the CTICC and will bring together African manufacturers from across the continent with regional and international buyers.
The annual event is the most important annual pan-African textile, clothing and footwear trade event on the international calendar, encouraging links between buyers, manufacturers and suppliers, supporting investment into manufacturing capacity in Africa and accelerating job creation for many years to come. The event was designed to show that African textile, apparel & footwear manufacturers can compete on price, quality and standards. It brings together manufacturers, suppliers and service providers in one major integrated event, enabling buyers to examine a wide array of products and services in one efficient trip.
Steve Lamar, Executive Vice-President of the American Apparel and Footwear Association will be opening the event, and a number of key industry leaders such as Mercedes Gonzalez, Director of Global Purchasing Companies and Sascha Breuss, Managing Director and CEO of Zando will also be talking on a range of industry issues such as attracting foreign sourcing and navigating trade policy.
Source - Byo24News