First International Forum of Textile and Fashion

Between 14-15 October 2011, Caucasus Business and Development Network in cooperation with the Armenian Development Agency (ADA), the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of Armenia and fashion centre ATEX, organized the first ever international forum of textile and fashion in Yerevan, Armenia.

The aim of the forum was to identify areas for cooperation in South Caucasus textile industries and opportunities for the development and improvement of productions, and create and strengthen regional and international links in textile and fashion.

The agenda of the meeting consisted of exhibition of textile products, as well as round table discussions on the modernization and development of textile and fashion industries, and possible joint projects.

The Forum was attended by the representatives of business-structures, manufacturers of textile and garment industry, experts from the South Caucasus, Central Asia and EU countries.

The event was very successful and provided a good opportunity to promote and develop mutually beneficial cooperation, and exchange experiences on new technologies and business practices.