China Chamber of Commerce to Co-Host Apparel Sourcing Expo-Asia

The China Chamber of Commerce for Import and Export of Textiles (CCCT) will serve as a co-host for Apparel Sourcing Expo-Asia, slated for September 19-20 in Shanghai, China, it was announced by producer Apparel magazine.
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COLUMBIA, SC — The China Chamber of Commerce for Import and Export of Textiles (CCCT) will serve as a co-host for Apparel Sourcing Expo-Asia, slated for September 19-20 in Shanghai, China, it was announced by producer Apparel magazine today.

“We're honored to be working with the CCCT,” said Apparel's publisher Susan Black. “Their strong reputation and depth in the apparel and textile industries will help us in formatting an event of maximum benefit to global sourcing executives. Also of significance, the organization not only assists firms sourcing for qualified vendors, but helps those seeking to promote their brands in China's marketplace. These two services combined will give our event's attendees access to an excellent resource.”

Established in 1988, CCCT has more than 6,300 member enterprises, accounting for more than 70 percent of the total trade volume of textile and clothing industry in China. In 2004, the total volume of imports and exports contributed by member enterprises exceeded $60 billion.

In its third year, Apparel Sourcing Expo-Asia will feature some 600-plus Asia-based apparel and textile producers, offering virtually every product type. Countries to be represented include China, Thailand, Vietnam, India and South Korea. A half-day Symposium on Asia Sourcing will be held concurrently with the Expo on September 19. Preceding the Expo, Apparel magazine will host its Shanghai Golf Challenge on September 18 for international sourcing executives.

Other supporting organizations of Apparel Sourcing Expo-Asia include the California Fashion Association, the Textile/Clothing Technology Corp., [TC]2, Kurt Salmon Associates (KSA) and the Shanghai Municipal Economic Corporation.

Admission to the Expo's exhibits is free. Full event registration including the Symposium, Shanghai Golf Challenge, VIP Networking Reception and more is $595. To learn more and register, visit

Apparel Sourcing Expo-Asia is co-produced with VNU Exhibitions Asia.

About Apparel
Apparel magazine offers technology and business insight from concept to consumer, providing competitive, actionable information to executives representing the world's most successful apparel brands, retailers and manufacturers. Its targeted content addresses Retail Intelligence, Supply Chain, Sourcing & Logistics, Concept-to-Spec and Fiber-to-Fabric. An Edgell Communications publication, Apparel also produces the Apparel Executive Forum, Apparel's Tech Conference, Apparel Sourcing Expo-Asia, numerous web seminars, the Apparel e-Newsletter and

About Edgell Communications
For more than two decades, Edgell Communications has delivered quality, targeted content to a quality, targeted audience. Today the organization delivers content in more ways than ever, but the result is the same: Powerful market relationships that connect leading executives with leading solutions and service providers. In print, in person and online.

About VNU Exhibitions Asia
As a subsidiary of VNU Business Media, VNU Exhibitions Asia is one of the leading exhibition companies in China and has an extensive network within the Chinese market. VNU Exhibitions Asia, with offices in Shanghai and Guangzhou, organizes approximately 20 trade shows and consumer events as well as conferences and seminars annually.

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