This year’s convention of the International Apparel Federation (IAF) will be held from October 13th- 16th, 2011, in Puerto Vallarta in Mexico. The 27th edition of this prestigious event will take place in combination with the 35th congress of the Mexican apparel association, the Camara Nacional Industria Vestido (CNIV).
IAF President Harry van Dalfsen and CNIV President Marcos Cherem recently signed a memorandum of cooperation in Mexico City to join forces in order to make both events successful. The theme of the convention will be “Transformation of Fashion Business”. High ranking speakers from all over the world will touch upon actual and future developments in sourcing strategies and retail concepts. They will answer questions how creativity and innovation can shape a positive business environment for the
fashion supply chain.
The general assembly of IAF is planned for Thursday October 13th, whereas the convention will be held on Friday 14th and Saturday 15th October. With the IAF International Designer Award fashion show the convention will be closed.
From October 16th-19th IAF and CNIV will organise an optional study tour to apparel factories in and around Guadalajara.
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