Messe Frankfurt is entering the African market and will organise its three textile fairs, Texworld, Apparel Sourcing and Texprocess at the Africa Sourcing & Fashion Week in Ethiopia in 2017. For these three show formats, Messe Frankfurt has inked an agreement with Trade and Fairs East Africa, the organiser of Africa Sourcing & Fashion Week.
The seventh edition of Africa Sourcing & Fashion Week takes place next year in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and serves as a meeting place for garment manufacturers and the East African textile industry.
At the 2016 event, around 160 international exhibitors presented their products, who came from Turkey, Kenya, UAE, Tanzania, Sri Lanka, India, Italy, Germany and also Ethiopia. (AR)
Source: Fibre2Fashion News Desk – India