Thailand’s DITP offering incentives to buyers to attend BIFF and BIL 2012
This year’s Bangkok International Fashion Fair and Bangkok International Leather Fair (BIFF and BIL 2012) will be held at Impact Arena, Muang Thong Thani, on June 27-29, 2012.
BIFF and BIL is Thailand’s largest and most established fashion and leather trade fair attracting local and foreign manufacturers and buyers. Over 700 companies including 30 Thai fabric mills and 80 garment factories will be exhibiting their goods and services. The Department of International Trade Promotion (DITP), the event organizer, is offering visitors who qualify as “buyers” 2-nights free accommodation and for those buyers who have a buying track record from previous BIFF and BIL fairs, a request for airfare in addition to 2- nights free accommodation can be made.
SAFSA Seminar and SAFSA Thailand Mill Members Tour
At this annual largest fashion fair in ASEAN, BIFF&BIL2012, a number of trade activities are planned. Among them is a trade seminar by the SAFSA program: Apparel Sourcing in Southeast Asia through the Source ASEAN Full Service Alliance (SAFSA) Model".
The seminar will be held on Wed. 27 June 2012 at Jupiter Room, Impact Arena, Muang Thong Thani, Bangkok. SAFA members and public are welcome.
SAFSA is an innovative program that forms alliances between ASEAN-based fabric mills and garment manufacturers and provides them the opportunity to develop strategic sourcing relationships with some of the world’s best global apparel brands. As a member of SAFSA, a manufacturer can take their business to the next level by establishing lucrative partnerships with leading apparel brands from the US, Europe, S. America, Mexico and Japan. SAFSA customers include: VF, MUJI, Max Mara, Debenhams, Guess, Komar, Macy’s, MANGO, Polo, etc.
To coincide with BIFF& BIL 2012, the SAFSA team is inviting SAFSA members to participate in the “SAFSA Thailand Mill Members Tour”, during June 26-29, 2012. Six Thai based fabric mill members will be opening their doors and welcoming buyers and representatives from garment factories to tour their facilities. Visitors will have the opportunity to see the new technologies being employed by these factories and their new designs and fabrics.