Bangladesh: An international apparel summit organized by Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) in collaboration with Bangladesh Apparel Exchange (BAE) has been all set to take place with the objective of opening dialogue on framing strategies to secure a more sustainable apparel supply chain from local and global perspectives. The event styled ‘Dhaka Apparel Summit 2017’ will be held at Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
The main focus will be on the apparel industry of Bangladesh, on its recent transformation and suggestions to chalk out sustainable development. As Bangladesh is a part of global apparel supply chain, the global important apparel issues will also be discussed in the summit.
The Summit will hold three panel discussion sessions, offering a more open and inter-active environment, and allowing full audience participation and the opportunity for a valid exchange of ideas. The seminars will be attended by representatives of the Government, international organizations, economists, brand representatives, development organizations, employers, workers’ representatives, civil society members, academics, and media from home and abroad. The summit will offer a forum to express and discuss views with a broad spectrum of proposals to further improve the industry’s sustainable credentials. It also aims to bring about various methods to achieve these goals.