destination africa

  • A unique opportunity to source fine Textiles& superior Apparel from various African suppliers.
  • International conference by top-class industry professionals.
  • A real insight into the Egyptian Textile Industry through factory visits.

The Egyptian Textile Export Council – TEC in cooperation with the Egyptian Exporters Association- Expolink and the Ready Made Garments Export Council – RMGEC has organized the 1st edition of “Destination Africa” The only Pan-African Sourcing Event in Egypt that took place in November 11 – 12, 2016 at the Nile Ritz Carlton Hotel, Cairo.

Destination Africa” has brought together 77 textile& apparel exhibitors from 11 African and Sub-Saharan Countries in addition to 127 international buyers from all over the world.

Alongside the event, there was a 1-day conference, with a rich agenda addressing the importance of Integrating Africa into the global textiles value chain.

Attendees Testimonials Buyer: Pamela Wong – Jerry Leigh Los Angeles:

“It has been really a great event to understand better the environment, to see the suppliers. We learned a lot about printing capabilities from suppliers we didn’t know they exist in this region. It is very well organized and it is going to be very successful.”

Sponsor: Clay Hickson – Vice President Strategy& Business Development – WRAP:

“We participated in the Conference, Trade show and also as a Sponsor for the Conference. This has been a very good first event for Egypt and for Africa, we have enjoyed the people we have met Factories, Manufacturers, Buyers, Brands and the Retailers and have met new people & new contacts.”

Exhibitor: Oumesh Prithipaul- Enterprise Mauritius:

“The objective has been met. For the first edition it was well organized and we met International Buyers.”