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14th ICAHT conference sets sight on 10 mn new jobs in Indian apparel industry

ICAHT conference 2017
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The national capital of India, New Delhi, will once again play host to the International Conference on Apparel & Home Textiles (ICAHT), to be held in association with Okhla Garments and Textile Cluster (OGTC). The 14th edition of the conference will take place on 8 September 2018 at the Indian Habitat Centre.

Notably, ICAHT is a platform where the owners of apparel export houses and mid-level management come under one roof to discuss strength and weaknesses of manufacturers, barriers hampering the growth of apparel industry and other issues faced by the small-scale enterprises in the developing world.

This year, the event will based on the theme – Creation of 10 million Jobs in Apparel Sector by doubling the size of the industry.

The conference is expected to enhance networking, collaboration and combined efforts among all the industry stakeholders to identify major trends in apparel manufacturing.

Importantly, the conference is divided into two parts; in the first part, participants from all specialties and skills will give a 30-minute long presentation to all the attendees at the event.

The topics that will be covered in the first half of the conference are further divided into three parts (pre-production, production and post-production) on which the speakers will provide their insights to the audience.

In the second part, 90-minute workshops on Human Resources, Production and Merchandising will be held at the conference. Here, digitalising HR systems, optimising process via latest technology and a practical approach towards digital merchandising will be covered.

More updates on the event will be shared soon.