2020 Sourcing Fair - Hong Kong


Hung Hom, Hong Kong

The COTTON USA Sourcing Fair 2020 is a private invitation-only event bringing together COTTON USA yarn and fabric mills, as well as garment manufacturers, and global brands and retailers. The Sourcing Fair features one-on-one-meetings in a private trade fair setting along with a conference program featuring international apparel industry experts and networking events. It is an opportunity to see quality COTTON USA manufacturers and sourcing executives from different countries throughout Asia, greater Europe, Latin America, and the United States in one location.

LOCATION:

The Kerry Hotel

MONDAY APRIL 8

Registration
Welcome

TUESDAY APRIL 9

COTTON USA Conference & Trade Fair
Evening Reception

WEDNESDAY APRIL 10

Registration
Evening Free for Networking

DATES:

8-11 April 2019

Please click here for a PDF of the event agenda.

TARGET PARTICIPANTS:

 

The goal is to have suppliers of a variety of U.S. cotton rich products and apparel brand/retailer sourcing executives. Manufacturing participants will be from textile mills throughout Asia as well as Turkey, Latin America, and the United States.


WHAT PRODUCTS?

 

 

  • Yarn:_____All types of U.S. cotton rich yarns
  • Fabrics: __U.S. cotton rich knits & wovens
  • Garments: Cotton apparel (excluding home textiles)

 


CONFERENCE & TRADE FAIR MEETINGS:

 

CCI will prepare pre-arranged scheduled meetings of 20 minutes each based on feedback provided by brand/retailer participants on their sourcing needs and other potential customers. There will be free time for additional, self-arranged appointments and networking.

TRANSPORTATION


Participants will be responsible for arranging transportation to and from the Sourcing Fair. All transportation costs (including visa costs) and incidental expenses will be at each participant's own expense.

VISA


Please see the following details on processing a visa application.

COUNTRIES THAT NEED A VISA TO ENTER HONG KONG:
Visit this link to see a list http://www.immd.gov.hk/eng/services/visas/visit-transit/visit-visa-entry-permit.html#part2

APPLICATION FOR ENTRY FOR VISIT/TRANSIT IN HONG KONG (to be completed by applicant)
http://www.immd.gov.hk/pdforms/ID1003A.pdf

    APPLICATION FOR ENTRY FOR VISIT/TRANSIT IN HONG KONG (to be completed by sponsor)

    http://www.immd.gov.hk/pdforms/ID1003B.pdf

    LIST OF SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS NEEDED

    http://www.immd.gov.hk/eng/services/visas/visit_transit.html#secondTab

 

CCI's local office in Hong Kong will help prepare the sponsor form once we have the details of the traveler. Kindly be reminded that the visa processing time is 4 weeks upon receipt of all required document by the HK Immigration. Please note that Feb 5-7 are public holidays for Chinese New Year, all offices in HK will be closed during this period, and there may be delays in the days just before and after this holiday.

 

HOTEL


One complimentary hotel room/tax will be given to registered companies traveling from out of the country to Hong Kong for the Sourcing Fair for the nights of March 9, 10, and 11. (This is limited to one room per company.) If participants request additional nights at the hotel under the group's contracted block of rooms, these can be offered on a space available basis (to be paid by the registered individual). Participants can share rooms for no additional hotel room charge but both people in the room must pre-register online to attend the fair with their names matching exactly on both the hotel reservation and event registration. 


CCI is unable to pay for hotel rooms for people living in Hong Kong.  In order to qualify for a paid hotel room the participant should live at least 60 miles from the hotel.


Please do not forget to make your hotel reservation by Feb 14th if you need a hotel room. We encourage you to make your reservation as early as possible as rooms are booked in the order they are received and space in the group block limited. The group code or reservation link is available in  your registration confirmation email. Anyone booking with this code must be registered to attend the event.


If participants request additional nights at the hotel under the group's contracted block of rooms, these can be offered on a space available basis (to be paid by the registered individual). Participants can shathe complimentary room by requesting this in the notes section of the regsitration form. But, please note that both people in the room must pre-register online to attend the fair with their names matching exactly on both the hotel reservation, folio, and event registration.


Reservations are refundable for hotel cancellations received by the Kerry on or before Febryary 14th. You must cancel your reservation directly with the Kerry.  After that time, the full reservation is nonrefundable and if you must cancel, the full cost of the hotel reservation will be charged.


 


Please contact your local COTTON USA representative for additional information

Or email us at cottonusasourcing@cotton.org