The tenth edition of Bangladesh Denim Expo, an international exposition of denim products, will be held at the International Convention City Bashundhara (ICCB) on 2nd and 3rd May in the capital keeping focus on ‘Circularity, a press statement said.
Explaining the theme of this edition, Mostafiz Uddin, founder and CEO of Bangla-desh Apparel Exchange (BAE) and Bangladesh Denim Expo said that the theme of Circu-larity is to raise awareness and open debate about the need to embrace circular business practices in apparel industry.
“We live in a world where we are producing too much clothing product that is then discarded rather than reused, recycled or repurposed – this linear business model is unsustainable for the future”, said Mostafiz Uddin.
“We have chosen Circularity as the theme of the expo because it is one of the most pressing topics facing the denim industry, and the wider apparel industry at present”, said Mohiuddin Rubel, Managing Director of Bangladesh Apparel Exchange (BAE).
“In the world market of denim, circularity is now the ultimate sophistication. So, in this edition, the Bangladesh Denim Expo will try to give a much simpler message about sustainability and ecology in denim”, he added.
A total of 63 exhibitors from 11 countries are going to Participate in the much awaited show of denim manufacturers and buyers; where circularity will be pushed in a number of ways to bring positive changes in the denim industry of Bangladesh.