Government representatives, economists and brand executives will come together Feb. 25 for the Dhaka Apparel Summit 2017 to discuss their vision for Bangladesh’s apparel industry.

The event, taking place at the Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel in Dhaka, Bangladesh, aims to open a dialogue on framing strategies to secure a more sustainable apparel supply chain from local and global perspectives.

The summit will feature three panel discussion sessions, allowing full audience participation and the opportunity for an exchange of ideas.

Experts will discuss the steps Bangladesh needs to institute in order to improve its trade competitiveness, explore the importance of stakeholders’ collaboration to create a sustainability supply chain and the importance of modernization.

In a press conference, BGMEA President Siddiqur Rahman said the summit brings together some of the world’s leading experts in their respective fields to share their “experiences and visionary thoughts on issues pertaining to the apparel industry and ways in which the business can realize sustainable growth well into the 21st century.”

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