Prime Source Forum (Hong Kong) has become the ‘must attend’ annual event for the apparel industry, offering senior executives from all over the world the chance to meet and discuss current challenges and opportunities with their peers, providing also a meeting place where competitors speak freely to each other in the knowledge that many major issues can be resolved only through mutual understanding and common solutions. More than 50 senior executives from 14 countries will lead the discussions ranging over the challenges and opportunities confronting the industry in today’s changing economic and political environment.
The event will be prefaced on 31 March with industry workshops.
The main event will be opened by the Keynote address – “The World May Be Flat But the Terrain is Rough: Global Sourcing in The Next Three Years” – by Dr William Fung, Group Managing Director, Li & Fung Limited.
Devangshu Dutta, chief executive of Third Eyesight, will be moderating the panel on the emergence of brands as retailers in their own right, and the change this is creating in developed and developing markets. The panel will include
Shuman Chatterjee, CEO, Levi Strauss (India) Pvt Ltd
Edward A Gribbin, President, Alvanon Consulting Group, Alvanon, Inc
So Hee Kim, Editor in Chief, Malcom Bridge, Korea
Carlo Rivetti, Member of the Board of SMI-ATI, President, Sportswear Company, Italy
Fernando Urrea, President, Leonisa S.A., Columbia
Fritz Winans, Senior Vice President – Corporate, Global Manufacturing/ Sourcing, Liz Claiborne Inc
Devangshu Dutta will also deliver the closing summary at the event.
The event agenda is available on this page – PrimeSource Forum 2008.
For more details on the event, including registration information, please visit the event website: http://www.primesourceforum.com/