The team of the Bulgarian Fashion Association has returned from Milan, where it organized a short-term exchange in the EU supported CLOTH Project.The participants, 8 Bulgarian companies and 7 companies and organizations from Denmark, Spain and France, shared their content from the excellent organization and rich program. During the first two days, they visited the MILANO UNICA fair to research and find sustainable and innovative textile fabrics and accessories and learn what are the fashion
  • ITMA 2023
    Hi-Tech-TEX, New sustainable and cross-sectorial value chains towards excellence in Hi-Tech Textiles to foster the uptake of innovation and increasing competitiveness, which aim is to foster SME competitiveness and assist companies to successfully access global markets, facilitate exchanges and strategic partnering between clusters and specialised eco-systems and cities across Europe European Textile industries are seeking to embrace new market opportunities to grow and maintain their competitiveness through the creation of high-added value products, which is
  • Milano Unica
    The CLOTH project ClusterXchange visit organised around the MILANO UNICA fair will take place in Milan, February 01-03, 2023.  15  organizations, among which SMEs and business support organizations from Bulgaria, Denmark, Spain and France will take part in this short-term exchange in the EU supported CLOTH Project . 26 January 2023 – Ruse / Copenhagen / Aix-en-Provence / Barcelona / Iasi: CLOTH Project, the european alliance which brings together individuals, companies and clusters working on
  • Vienna
    A new ClusterXChange (CXC) event will take place this year in Austria, May 21-27, 2023, and will include a visit to some important cities from Austria. The companies who want to take part in this short-term exchange in the EU supported CLOTH Project can start now to register for the event. January 2023 – CLOTH Project, the European alliance which brings together individuals, companies and clusters working on the transformation of the fashion sector towards
  • EFA
    Greener, more innovative, more creative – at the first summit on Gran Canaria, the members of the European Fashion Alliance “EFA” put together a package of measures and actions for a sustainable and inclusive future of the European fashion industry. At the invitation of the Gran Canarian fashion network Moda Calida and the local authority Cabildo de Gran Canaria, the members of the European Fashion Alliance (EFA), founded in Frankfurt in June 2022, gathered in
  • Tokyo
    In March 2023, The EU-Japan Centre organises a Cluster/SME mission to Tokyo, and if you are an SME active in green technologies, you may be eligible to join! You will be able to exhibit in a joint booth at the Decarbonisation Expo, without bearing the cost of the fair and promotional materials. In addition, the centre will offer logistic support, interpreters on-site, and personalised help. Mission session dates: 14-17 March 2023 Deadline for applications: 12
  • WLUK
    White Label World Expo is the UK’s leading online retail sourcing show with the most innovative and progressive products, services and technologies in the white label marketplace. Taking place on the 28th February & 1st of March 2023, the ExCeL in London, will be transformed into the ultimate destination for any forward-thinking online seller!  White Label World Expo will bring you an exclusive platform with the world’s top suppliers in an exciting hub for the
    WORTH Partnership Project is funded by the European Commission under COSME, the EU Programme for the competitiveness of Small and Medium-sized Enterprises. WORTH is the sole European project where designers, SMEs, manufacturers, and tech providers work together to develop innovative, design-oriented business ideas. The project focuses on lifestyle industries, including fashion and textile, footwear, leather and fur, furniture/home decoration/interior design, jewellery and accessories. The project provides companies with an incubation programme to develop new businesses, including
  • Cluster Booster Academy
    Last week started the Cluster Booster Academy with the participation of about 40 cluster managers from different EU regions and industries, among which Silvia Kabaivanova, Cluster manager of Bulgarian Fashion Association. The training program fostered by the European Cluster Collaboration Platform (ECCP) provides learning opportunities for cluster managers to further develop their skills with regard to topics relevant to the cluster strategy, through tailormade training sessions delivered by experts. It offers cluster management teams the
    Between 8th and 11th November, CLOTH project organised its latest ClusterXchange in Rimini, Italy. With a programme organised around ECOMONDO fair, the clusterxchange focussed on two main axes: learning on circular economy in Italy and in the Mediterranean region; meeting companies from around Europe. ECOMONDO is a fair organised each year, recorded +41% in total attendance compared to 2021, attendance from 90 countries and more than 1,400 exhibitor brands over 130,000 square meters. With 25
  • BBBA
    Join BBBA for this session as Hyve’s Michael Richardson and Nihat Berktas talk about retail in 2022 and into 2023 and beyond. This session will provide an overview of the UK retail market, whilst examining consumer trends, the opportunities and trends present across the Fashion landscape, the impact of e-commerce, and why sustainable and ethical sourcing matter to UK consumers. As well as giving you a guide to UK retail and consumer trends, we will
    The fifteenth edition of the SOFIA WEDDING EXPO will be held at SOFIA HOTEL BALKAN on January 14 and 15, 2023. It has become a tradition at the beginning of each year that the exhibition attracts the interest of couples who have decided to start their life together and organize a wedding. The exhibition showcases a wide range of products and services from the leading companies in the wedding industry sector, saving all brides-to-be valuable
  • Milano Unica
    In the period February 01-03, 2023, the Bulgarian Fashion Association organized a clusterXchange event in Milan, Italy with a visit to the Milano Unica exhibition. Participating companies will receive from the project a fixed amount – 450 euro up to 10 days after the trip, after providing a copy of the documents proving the visit (air tickets, hotel accommodation, etc.). If you wish to participate, please check if you are eligible at and write
  • TexTailorExpo
    Silvia Kabaivanova – Chairman and Dean Manev – Vice Chairman of Bulgarian Fashion Association attended the Tex Tailor Expo Fashion Fair, which took place in Plovdiv 27-29 October 2022.During the fair on 28th October they presented the CLOTH project in a special 1h session in front of fashion brands, producers, retailers and fashion universities. They also had a special exhibitor booth where all the 3 days of the Fair, the project was promoted among exhibitors,