The 32nd World Fashion Convention in Mumbai is going to be truly world class with a speakers list that is worthy of one of the industry’s main international arena. The IAF and the Clothing Manufacturers Association of India (CMAI) have combined forces to bring a strong combination of international speakers and the real top of the Indian apparel business. The Conference part of the Convention is scheduled for September 26 and 27. Most of the speakers for the conference have confirmed well in advance.
Alex Thomas, Vice President of Manufacturing Excellence and Technical Services at VF, Sanjeev Mohanty, MD&CEO of Jabong, Mark Jarvis, managing director of WTiN, Adriano Goldschmied, truly the godfather of denim who co-founded Diesel and Replay are the confirmed speakers among others.
The final session on branding, is a real star studded affair with the CEO’s of the Indian organisations of global brands Nike, Bestseller and Tommy Hilfiger are in the panel. The way these large global brands operate in one of the fastest growing markets in the world will give all delegates a great insight into the fascinating challenge for global apparel brands: combining global brand consistency with necessary local adaptations.
With a cast like this, the IAF’s 32nd World Fashion Convention in Mumbai is promised to provide the insights into the development of apparel industry.