Although China's textiles industry is experiencing challenges under the 12th Five Year Plan, the industry’s transformation and upgrading is ongoing and according to the organiser of the ‘Yiwu’ exhibitions, Adsale Exhibition Services, it is still showing healthy development.
The 13th China (Yiwu) International Exhibition on Hosiery, Knitting, Dyeing & Finishing Machinery (YIWU H&G 2012) and China (Yiwu) International Exhibition on Sewing Machinery & Equipment (YIWU S&G 2012) are always highlights in the China textiles industry calendar. They gather the world's top-notch hosiery, underwear, knitting, garment machinery manufacturers and provide a sourcing and trading platform to satisfy the needs of industry players.
The exhibition has been held successfully for 12 editions and is regarded as a business barometer as well as a new technology indicator for hosiery, knitting, underwear, garment machinery and equipment. YIWU H&G 2012 & YIWU S&G 2012 will be held from 27 – 30 November 2012 at Yiwu International Expo Centre, Yiwu City, Zhejiang Province, PR China.
In order to keep industry players, associations and media updated about the progress and highlights of the show, the organizers held a press conference in Yiwu yesterday.
Numerous guests attended the press conference, including: Adsale Exhibition Services Ltd., China Commodities City Group Co., Ltd., the shows' strategic partners: Chemtax Industrial Co. Ltd., Santoni (Shanghai) Knitting Machinery Co., Ltd., Shanghai Yin Science & Technology Co., Ltd., HBT Science & Technology Co., Ltd., MengNa Hosiery, Zhejiang Yiting Knitting Co., Ltd., Shantou Weishuang Garment Industrial Co., Ltd., as well as the leaders and key representatives of Yiwu City Hosiery Industry Association, Yiwu City Braiding Industry Association, Pujiang County Knitting, Printing and Dyeing Industry Association, Yiwu City Zipper Industry Association, etc.
During the press conference, the leader of Yiwu City delivered the opening speech, showing great support to the show and affirming the show's professionalism. Commenting on the event Mr. Parry Chung, General Manager of Adsale Exhibition Services Ltd said:
"Being the show organizer, I am glad to know that many leading enterprises, industry experts and associations support and participate actively in the show. This year, there will be numerous forums and seminars focusing on industry hot topics, the show will integrate technology, design and branding, aiming at providing buyers with all-round solutions."
Keep abreast of new developments
Commenting on future plans for China’s textiles industry and on Yiwu’s role Parry Chung, General Manager of Adsale Exhibition Services said:
“In "2012 Annual Conference on Social Responsibility of Chinese Textile and Apparel Industry", the sustainable development and working plan of textile and apparel industry are mentioned: To set structural adjustment and industrial upgrade as the main target; To set innovation, brand building and integration of these two elements as the main support; To develop a structural optimized, technological advanced, environmental friendly, high value-added modern textile industrial system.”
“Having served textile industry for 13 years, YIWU H&G 2012 & YIWU S&G 2012 aims to furnish the transformation and upgrading of textile industry with the support of latest technology and equipment. It becomes one of the must-attend exhibition for professional buyers in hosiery, knitting, underwear, garment industry.”
“It is expected that the show will gather over 300 quality exhibitors from 11 countries and regions with 15,000 square metres of exhibition space. It will display highly efficient, energy saving machinery, accessories and new technology in full spectrum, which build a one-stop sourcing and trading platform for worldwide buyers as well as addressing the enterprises' demand for structural transformation and industrial upgrading.”
Innovation, design, branding in the spotlight
“As China's textile industry goes global, the enterprises will be required to have higher standards. Branding, technological level, textile processing technology, innovative ability, etc. are the necessary elements.”
A series of concurrent activities addressing these hot topics will be held at YIWU H&G 2012 &YIWU S&G 2012, including:
"China Underwear Market Development Forum"
"2013-2014 Underwear Design & Trends Forum"
"Seminar on Management of China's Branding"
“The highly recommended "Hosiery & Knitting Collections Display Zone" and "Underwear & Home Textile Display Zone" will be the show highlights that cannot be missed too,” Mr Parry Chung concludes.
Win an iPad
In view of the overwhelming response from visitors, the organizers have launched a ‘Grand Prize Lucky Draw’ to win prizes such as an Apple iPad with Wi-Fi 16GB (3rd generation) and a Samsung Smartphone for buyers who pre-register as visitors on or before 20 November 2012. Pre-registered visitors can avoid on-site registration procedures and get a free copy of show catalogue (first-come-first-served, while stock lasts).
More details and show updates can be found at the official show website - www.yiwutex.com .
(Yiwu) International Exhibition on Sewing Machinery & Equipment (YIWU S&G 2012) will be held concurrently at same venue as YIWU H&G 2012. For more details, please visit the official show website: www.yiwusewing.com . Follow the official show facebook: www.facebook.com/yiwutex .
YIWU H&G 2012 is organized by China Commodities City Group Co. Ltd and Adsale Exhibition Services Ltd., co-organized by Yiwu International Expo Centre; and supported by China Chamber of International Commerce Yiwu Chamber of Commerce, Yiwu City Hosiery Industry Association, Yiwu City Braiding Industry Association, Yiwu City Seamless Knitting Association, Yiwu City Zipper Industry Association, Yiwu City Garment Industry Association, Yiwu City Glove Industry Association, as well as Pujiang County Knitting, Printing and Dyeing Industry Association.
Author: Billy Hunter