As part of the business program of the 47th Federal Wholesale Exhibition-Fair "Textillegprom", which will be held from 20 to 23 September 2016 at VDNKh, in pavilions 69 and 75, two events will be held on the topic of import substitution. So, on September 20, the Round Table “Import Substitution in Action - Placing Orders of Russian Retailers at Domestic Factories” will take place. The discussion will be attended by the owners and top managers of large Russian companies that own well-known brands, manufacturing and wholesale companies, retail chains, representatives of the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation, Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Russia, industry associations and Unions, leading professional fashion publications. Among the speakers - Vice President of SELA Eduard Ostrobrod, President of Finn Flare Ksenia Ryasova, Art Director of Forward Karina Kazaryan, Development Director of Shupet Anastasia Vasilkova, Designer and Founder of the Innovative Knitwear Brand Norsoyan, Head of the Fashion Factory School Educational Project Lyudmila Norsoyan, head of wholesale and marketing at Alexandria factory (Krasnodar) Marina Dudareva, chairman of the board of Russian Outdoor Group Alexey Grebtsov and others. Professionals will discuss the possibilities and prospects for placing orders at Russian factories in modern economic conditions, talk about the first results of the implementation of the import substitution program in the textile and light industry and the prospects for the coming years, share their experience of transferring production to Russia and cooperation with Russian and international brands.
The next day, September 21, a round table “Cooperation of enterprises of the textile and light industry of Russia, Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan. About textile clusters. Opportunities, advantages of cooperation, successes and prospects, joint ventures ”. The discussion will be attended by owners and top managers of large brands, retail chains and manufacturing companies from Russia, Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan.