Source Africa offers various networking opportunities and meeting places for exhibitors, visitors and delegates to conduct meetings, meet new potential customers and suppliers. So, take advantage of the networking opportunities offered.

Daily Schedule

red-needleTuesday, 23 May 2017
17:00PM – 20:00PM: Source Africa Cocktail Reception, CTICC (by invitation)

Wednesday, 24 May 2017
11:00AM – 11:30AM: Responsible Sourcing Auditing: Essentials for Suppliers to Save Time and Money, presented by Christian Gerling, General Manager EMEA LA, UL Consumer & Retail Services. Venue: Hall 1, CTICC
12:00pm – 12:30pm – Mauritius Fashion Show
13:30pm – 14:00pm – TCI Apparel Fashion Show
14:15pm – 14:45pm: State of the Art of Dyeing and Finishing, presented by by Jürgen Brockmann, Director, Thies GmbH & Co. KG, Germany. Venue: Hall 1, CTICC
15:00pm – 15:30pm: Weaving Technologies, Innovation, Energy Saving, Weaving Machinery and World Markets/Tendencies, presented by Bruno Caffieri, Sales Manager, Picanol, Belgium. Venue: Hall 1, CTICC
15:30pm – 16:00pm – Thabo Makhetha Fashion Show. Thabo Makheta is a luxury women’s wear label best known for their pret-a-porter range of winter capes inspired and made from traditional Basotho blankets, known as Kobo Ea Bohali or Kobo by Thabo Makhetha. The brand has been honoured with the 2014 Impact Award for Design by Arts and Culture Trust of South Africa and their Classic Starburst piece, was nominated for the Most Beautiful Object in South Africa 2016 (MBOISA).
10:00AM – 17:00PM: Source Africa Trade Show, Halls 1 & 2, CTICC

Thursday, 25 May 2017
08:30AM – 09:25AM: WGSN Trendtalk – Spring/Summer 18 Buyers’ Briefing – Womenswear, presented by Sara Maggioni, Director of Retail & Buying.
Venue: Seminar Room 1.41 – 1.44, CTICC
09:30AM – 10:25AM: WGSN Trendtalk – Spring/Summer 18 Buyers’ Briefing – Menswear, presented by Sara Maggioni, Director of Retail & Buying.
Venue: Seminar Room 1.41 – 1.44, CTICC
10:00AM – 17:00PM: Source Africa Trade Show, Halls 1 & 2, CTICC
10:30am – 11:00am – Chu Suwannapha Fashion Show. CHULAAP is all about celebrating Africa in his Unique Thai way. Inspired by Africa Arts & Cultures and our local street styles. It’s the married of East meet South.
12:00pm – 12:30pmMauritius Fashion Show
13.30pm – 14:00pmTCI Apparel Fashion Show
15:30pm – 16:00pm – African Pavilions Fashion Show
Showcasing collections by –
Maraina London, Madagascar – Inspired by Miami. A vibrant, busy and hectic life around the beach. A collection of versatile chic contemporary sophistication pieces that perfectly blend into the urban beach lifestyle.
Dedani Collection, South Africa – New ethnic, demonstrating common heritage of humanity through geometric designs. A blend of 100% natural fibres – merino wool, cashmere.
Salt Air, South Africa – Salt Air’s ‘Icon’s Collection’ is inspired by fashion icons and is a celebration of a opulent and active beach lifestyle. The display of sultry silhouettes and bold colors is the perfect addition to your summer wardrobe. Each swimsuit is made up of luxurious sustainable fabrics, focusing on quality and fit.



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