Virtual Conference 2020

Virtual conference on Rebooting the Textile & Apparel Industry - organised by CITI and Gartex Texprocess India

Gartex Texprocess India and Confederation of Indian Textile Industry (CITI) organised a half day virtual conference on 24th July 2020, where dignitaries from the textile and apparel industry discussed about global opportunities, productivity and competency challenges, measures to support the entire value chain and future of textile and apparel industry.

Session 1: Reimagining and Rebuilding India’s Textile and Apparel Industry

Experts from CITI, AEPC, ITTA, SRTEPC, Texprocil and Technopak Advisors shared their views on tackling the challenges currently faced by the industry, different methods to restart businesses successfully and to make business more sustainable. Here’s what all was discussed in the session.

Special keynote session

In this insightful session hosted by CITI and Gartex Texprocess India, leading Brand-thinker and practitioner, Mr. Harish Bijoor shared his views on rebooting the textile and apparel industry, adoption of various measures for endurance, and how to stimulate brand’s presence across the globe.

Session 2: Brand and Retail – Emerging Scenario in Textiles & Apparel

In this session, industry experts from Blackberrys Menswear, BIBA Apparel, Retailers Association of India (RAI), Kaleidoscope, Creative Garments and Stylumia discussed about trends, development, and the future of brand and retail. Here’s what they all had to say.

Session 3: Digitization, Automation & Innovation in Textiles & Apparel Industry

Explaining the importance of technological innovations, innovative minds from Wazir Advisors, CITI, Dupont, Chainge Capital and Tukatech talked about the effectiveness of adapting and implementing digitization, automation & innovation in day to day businesses. Here’s what they shared in the session.

Session 4: Global Textile Business amidst COVID’19 Crisis

In this session, industry specialists from American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA), International Apparel Federation (IAF), International Textile Manufacturers Federation (ITMF) and Sutlej Textiles shared their insights on the current and upcoming collaboration opportunities and trials available for India in the global market amid COVID-19 crisis.