The third edition of Bangladesh International Garment and Textile Machinery Expo (BIGTEX) is set to kick off on Thursday at International Convention City Bashundhara (ICCB) in the capital.
RedCarpet365 Limited is hosting the four-day exposition targeting the entire apparel industry.
The expo will have concurrent exhibitions as Bangladesh International Print, Pack and Signage Expo, Bangladesh International Fabric and Yarn Expo, Bangladesh International Dyes and Chemical Expo.
These exhibitions will play an important role by showcasing latest machineries, technologies, dyes, chemicals, yarns, fabrics and will provide an opportunity to experts, engineers and technicians to have a practical knowledge of the recent technological advancements available, without going abroad, said organizers on Wednesday.
Bangladesh Knitwear Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BKMEA) is the associate partner of the exhibition while Well Group is the co-partner.
Paperleaf, Foursource, Bangladesh Garments Accessories and Packaging Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGAPMEA) and Bangladesh Indenting Agents Association (BIAA) are also supporting the expo.
Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed is expected to open the expo at 11:00 am as the chief guest.
Honorary Consul General of Greece to Bangladesh and senior vice-president of BGMEA Faruque Hassan, first vice-president of BKMEA Mansoor Ahmed, President of BGAPMEA Md Abdul Kader Khan, President of BIAA Muhammad Ayub, Chairman and CEO of Well Group Syed Nurul Islam.
Chairman (Export & Market Development Committee), Bangladesh Paper Mills Association and DMD, Bashundhara Group Md Mustafizur Rahman and Head of Business, Paper Leaf Hasan Murad Chowdhury will also attend the inaugural session.