Destination AFRICA 2016

Show Report 2016

Destination Africa 2016 was the first event of its kind that served the African Textile manufacturers with export opportunities and exposure to the International market, capitalizing on the growing global trend to have Africa as a sourcing destination. 77 manufacturers from 11 African countries exhibited their products over an area of 808 square meters. Destination Africa 2016 was visited by 127 international buyers from major companies in USA & the EU, for example: VF, Uniqlo, Jordache, Levi’s, G-Star, Ralph Lauren, The Children’s Place, Dogi International Fabrics S.A., Pimkie, Weberlace, Martinelli, and many others.

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Regional Exhibitors
Dicky Coetzee – Gelvenor South Africa CEO
The Key Focus of the exhibition on developing value chain with and in Africa is really unique and it is focus on developing business with in Africa among African countries and I think definitely this should continue and the focus should expand to include all of Africa and all the manufacturers
Speakers
Clay Hickson , Vice President Strategy and Business Development- WRAP
We see Destination Africa as a great platform for being able to help share this message to help build greater relationships between the US, Europe and Africa manufacturers as well as the buyers who may be located here.
International Buyers
1- Pamela Wong- Jerry leigh Los Angeles
It has been really a great event to understand better the environment , to see the suppliers. We learned a lot about printing capabilities from suppliers we didn’t know they exist in this region . 2- Sven Eriskat- Germany
- I am here together with a number of German Companies - For us the Northern African market for textiles and apparel is very important alternative to other places around the world - We are very happy to come back here on regular basis once a year to meet more suppliers from several African countries

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