Organized by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) and sponsored by Create Hong Kong (CreateHK) of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, Asia's premier fashion event Centrestageended on a successful note. The three-day extravaganza from September 10 -12, 2021, brought together more than 200 fashion brands from 24 countries and regions, with 30 fashion events taking place. It attracted over 2,550 trade buyers and more than 17,200 public visitors to participate and source fashion items. Over the three days of the event, close to 700 video business meetings were arranged to match global fashion buyers with exhibitors online.
The sixth edition of the fair was organized with the theme ‘Chapter Infinity’ to encourage fashion industry players to take creative approaches and reignite their design inspiration in the pandemic era, exploring the countless opportunities that lie ahead. ITOCHU Textile Prominent, the Hong Kong subsidiary of Japanese conglomerate ITOCHU, joined Centrestage for the first time. Celia Lo, Manager, said she identified two local designer brands for developing the company's women's casual wear business and will place orders averaging 1,000 pieces for each style.