The Economic Development Board (EDB) is organising the participation of seven Textile and Apparel manufacturing companies at the prestigious ‘Sourcing at Magic T&A Exhibition’ from 07 to 09 August 2023. Mauritius export to the USA amounted to MUR 3.2 billion in 2022 and participation at this important fair is meant to consolidate market share and secure new clients.
The ‘Sourcing at Magic T&A Exhibition’ serves as a significant platform, boasting an impressive line-up of over 950 exhibitors and drawing approximately 29,000 visitors, including 40% new buyers. As one of the most important events in North America, it serves as a vital conduit connecting major buyers with overseas apparel, fabric and finished apparel manufacturers.
Participating companies will engage to with prominent American brands, retailers, wholesalers, independent design firms, and buying agencies, thereby strengthening the position of Mauritius as a trusted sourcing destination. Moreover, the exhibition provides an ideal platform to showcase Mauritius’ commitment to adhere to sustainable practices, and hence contributing to protect the environment.
The high-level delegation from Mauritius will also have key meetings with textile & apparel stakeholders in Washington. Meetings are scheduled amongst with CEO of American Apparel of Footwear Association (AAFA), the President, United State Fashion Industry Association (USFIA), and CEO of Corporate Council of Africa (CCA).