2012 Apparel Sourcing
Show (APSS) in Guatemala
Only a few weeks away, the 21st annual Apparel Sourcing Show (APSS) in Guatemala is one stop for insider knowledge on the textile and apparel industry. With a focus on the special benefits in CAFTA-dR, APSS promises a wealth of information on how to use CAFTA-dR as an ideal platform for sourcing opportunities.
On Tuesday, the show will start with an overview of the CAFTA region's offerings, including a panel on the product capabilities in CAFTA-dR with experts from El Salvador and Guatemala, moderated by Walter Wilhelm, CEO of WWA. In addition, Cotton Incorporated will present the latest information on the cotton market for 2012 and beyond.
At the heart of the show, the CAFTA-dR Forum includes industry representatives from the public and private sector across the region to discuss the following topics:
The show will conclude on Thursday with a day focused on product safety and compliance issues. Jon Fee and BJ Shannon from Alston & Bird as well as representatives from Fruit of the Loom and Crowley Liner will be on hand to talk about U.S. testing and certification requirements.
The 2012 Apparel Sourcing Show, "CAFTA-dR: Thriving on Global Changes" is scheduled for Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, May 22-24, 2012 in Guatemala City. Additional information is available at the Apparel Sourcing Show website: http://www.apparelexpo.com.
Endorsed by the United States Association of Importers of Textiles & Apparel (USA-iTA)
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