Expo Highlights

The 2017 International Sourcing Expo will offer you the most extensive array of apparel, textiles, accessories and footwear manufacturing capabilities. This combined event is the ultimate destination for sourcing, connecting and learning.

Here is some more reasons why you should make the time to visit the expo from Tuesday 14 – Thursday 16 November at the International Convention Centre Sydney


12+ countries at one venue

600+ manufacturers and suppliers of apparel, textiles, accessories, footwear and more from 12+ countries including; India, China, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Hong Kong, Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia, South Africa, Turkey, Taiwan & Fiji. Make plans of who to visit and connect with. View the Exhibitor List here.

3 events in 1

The combined event with co located Footwear & Leather Show plus the 17th China Clothing Textile Accessories Expo will introduce you to over 600 businesses from around the world. With so many businesses well versed in working with Australian companies, you will find multiple partnership options at the one event with diverse capabilities and from both established and emerging production regions. Your entry to the International Sourcing Expo will give you immediate entry to the two other co located events.

Free Seminar Series

Build your sourcing knowledge at the comprehensive International Sourcing Expo Australia Free Seminars. Topics include sourcing tips from an international expert, colour trends, protecting your IP and more.

Speakers include:

International sourcing expert Brian Garvin (Brian Garvin, Founder and Managing Director, B.Garvin Sourcing, China)

Head of the Council of Textile & Fashion David Giles-Kaye (CEO, Council of Textile & Fashion)

The Chairman of China Chamber of Commerce of Import and Export of Textile and Apparel Cao Jiachang (CCCT)

Intellectual property lawyer Helen Kavadias (Senior Associate, Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick)

Fashion start-up expert, Elizabeth Formosa (Founder, Fashion Equipped)

Colour trend forecasting from Sharon Rae & John Eussen (Fashion Forecast Service and Eussen Lifestyle)

An ethical sourcing panel featuring industry experts

Quality control professional Ray Hartland (Manager, International Services at SGS Australia Pty Ltd)

The South African Footwear and Leather Council, Nerisha Jairaj (Executive Director, South African Footwear and Leather Export Council)

Program subject to change.

Online bookings are available here, review the program here.