The third edition of BSTIM, a show for the fashion industry, will be held in Igualada, a textile city near Barcelona, where 145 factories and 2,500 industry professionals are located, from 22-23 February 2017. The show organiser Catalan Fashion Cluster has opines that the need for speed, design, quality and innovation, which are requirements that can only be satisfied by means of local production.
BSTIM will show the different solutions offered by local textile suppliers with a strong textile know-how and experience. “It is our aim to bring together the textile industries with brands. We want the buyers from all over the fashion brands to live the BSTIM experience. We are looking forward to showing the creativity, solvency and capacity of those suppliers and thus stimulate trade relations between manufacturers and international partners,” organisers say.
The last edition of BSTIM, closed welcoming 1,500 professional visitors, including buyers from high-premium brands such as El Corte Inglés, Nice Things, Wom&Now, Rita Row, TCN, Sita Murt, and Naulover, and buyers from different international groups like Inditex Group, Desigual, and Cortefiel. The show hosted 70 exhibitors who were mainly Spanish manufacturers, industrial enterprises that make finished dressmaking pieces, knitting and swimwear, with the capacity to serve the finished product adapted to different volumes and manufacturing conditions.