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March 12th, 2015

FASHIONIST SOUTH AFRICA International Fashion Fair in Johannesburg will open its doors in May 2015 for the 2nd time

The comprehensive marketplace for fashion industry in Johannesburg is opening its doors on 21st of May in Johannesburg, one of the most modern and prosperous cities in South Africa.

Turkel Fair Organization Inc, will be organizing  “The Fashionist” between 21-23 of May 2015 at Sandton Convention Center which is a modern, 12-storey building with 22. 000 square metres of convention, exhibition and special event space.

The specialised fashion fair focuses specifically on the men ready to wear, women ready to wear, children ready to wear, knitwear, swimwear, lingerie & underwear, accessories, fabrics industry, supplier industry, bijouterie,l eather garments, footwear and saddlery. 

International participation from Europe and Middle East

The event is expecting to welcome around over 100 exhibitors and approx. 6.000 professional visitors. The exhibition has been developing and growing each year. International companies such as Moda di Centone, Piserro, Salkim Tekstil, Mondo, Cesur Tekstil, Fine Fratello, have already booked their stands; filling up the capacity of the exhibition by 50 %. There will be domesticcompanies participation from South Africa and besides that national participations from the following countries; France by French Women Apparel FederationSpain by Briba and Arranz Asociadosa s.l.UAE by Prime Connect Exhibition Organizers,Italy, Turkey, and Egypt.

Exhibition will be a great chance to strengthen their ties with African trade buyers and selected international importers, the ideal marketing platform for the exporters and provide a truly memorable experience for the South Africa’s fashionists and style fanatics.

The event is designed to show that African and international textile, apparel & footwear manufacturers can compete on price, quality and standards. It brought together manufacturers, suppliers and service providers in one major integrated event, enabling African and International buyers to examine a wide array of products and services in one efficient trip.

It’s Show Time…

The Fashionist 2015 will include a three day trade Exhibition and Fashion shows with catwalks. This show has a lot more than a simple fashion show. During the event, fashion shows are organised which are the best way of promotion, whereby the exhibitors are provided an opportunity to promote their products in a prestigious way.

For Further Information, please contact: 

Turkel Fair Organization INC.
Tel: +90 212 284 2300
Fax: +90 212 278 4402
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