by beheerder
The theme of the 34th edition of our well-established global apparel Convention is ‘Building a Smart Future for Fashion’. In a world where prices cannot drop much lower, boats cannot go much faster and people cannot work much harder, improvements are made only when the business is made smarter. Smart supply chain collaboration, smart new machines, smart materials and above all, smart people; this convention will show many inspiring examples of a smarter apparel supply chain.

Key message

This convention is a unique fashion industry event bringing the topics that matter and the speakers that count together with both sizeable parts of the Dutch, German and Belgian fashion industry and influential industry representatives from all over the world.


The IAF Convention caters to apparel industry leaders from across the supply chain, from all continents. This convention is a unique opportunity to gain the insights necessary to understand where our industry is heading. Top speakers from across the globe cover the width of the supply chain, from raw materials to apparel sourcing and from production to retail trends. On top of that, the convention provides an excellent opportunity to meet the global industry in one location in a few days time.