DECLARING REGIONAL FASHION POWER AT BIFF & BIL 2009 IN BANGKOK
July 6, 2009 by admin
The Royal Thai Government’s Department of Export Promotion, Ministry of Commerce, is joining forces with the fashion and leather industry to demonstrate Thailand’s and ASEAN’s strengths as the hub of fashion and leather industry in the upcoming Bangkok International Fashion Fair & Bangkok International Leather Fair 2009 (BIFF & BIL 2009).
Set for August 13-16, BIFF & BIL 2009 in Bangkok will showcase a full range of fashion and leather products under the theme of ASEAN Fashion Plus to make this fashion expo, which is the biggest in the region, truly a one-stop center for people in the fashion and leather industry.
BIFF & BIL has earned its name as a perfect trade show of sourcing products, networking with partners and updating on the latest advancements in the fashion and leather industry. This year, BIFF & BIL 2009 will focus on becoming the region’s fashion center through a fashion extravaganza featuring the works by well-known designers from Thailand and ASEAN countries.
As part of ASEAN’s combined forces to become another fashion center in Asia, BIFF & BIL 2009 will also feature seminars and exhibitions on fashion and leather designs. Many innovative products in the textile and garment industry will also be unveiled, all of which are the fruits of creativity and hard work of Thai researchers. These innovations include anti-bacteria fabrics made from polyester mixed with coconut charcoal powder, anti-bacteria, anti-dust mite, herb-coated bed sheet, anti-bacteria nylon socks; solar-powered jackets; heart rate monitoring jackets, and special jackets for extreme cold weather.
To accommodate the participants’ diverse interests, there will be different product zones, each with their own highlights such as BIFF exhibition, BIL exhibition, Young Designer zone, Resort Wear, Thai Tex Trend, and Fashion Network USA.
BIFF & BIL 2009 has been attracting professionals worldwide because it provides quality products and services throughout the supply chains. This year, it aims to enhance this reputation by including the services and products in ASEAN countries with an aim to become a one-stop trade fair in this region.
BIFF & BIL 2009 will be held during August 13-16 at Challenger Hall 2-3, Impact Muang Thong Thani. Trade days: August 13-14. Public days : August 15-16.
For more information please visit www.biffandbil.com
Hi-lights at BIFF & BIL 2009
The collections by Thai and ASEAN designers from well-known brands and by up-and-coming young designers will be paraded on the stylishly designed runway with four stages.
Grand Opening: The Great of ASEAN
BIL Show: The Hot Spot
Fashion Network USA
Textile, Silk and Fashion Accessory: The Perfect Made
BIFF Show and Muslim Fashion: The Speed of Fashion
This is where the fashion and leather industry in different ASEAN countries will exhibit their works in a joint effort to make ASEAN a hub of fashion business in Asia.
Seminars & Conferences
There will be several seminars and conferences on fashion and management for participants to exchange knowledge and to develop the fashion industry in Thailand and in the region.
There will be exhibitions featuring the works from top designers in Thailand, both the established ones and the new young bloods. Also on display will be the products that are developed and designed through close co-operation from the public and private sector. These exhibitions include:
Thai Tex Trend (T3)
Thai Designer Zone
Young Designer Zone
Fashion Network USA
Designers’ Room Exhibition
International Trade Logistic and Finance Service
Textile Innovation and Services
Appointment and trade information services.