• -A total of 10,168 people were empowered with knowledge at the most important fashion and business trade show of Latin America.
  • With 12 conferences the first day, and 10 the second, the Inexmoda – UPB Knowledge Pavilion ratified the importance of keeping up-to-date and sharing knowledge in the national industry.
  • Twelve practical and dynamic workshops for businesspeople closed the third day of academic programming at Colombiamoda, Colombia’s Fashion Week®.
  • The topic of this year–centered on strategy, business models, and chain of value–turned out to be a great attraction for the visitors.

  • Feminine sensuality and her Latina figure were explored from all the apparel worlds.
  • Handcrafted garments with a definite Colombian sense of belonging were highlighted during this day.
  • Garments with an authentic and pragmatic seal framed the production of designer Jorge Duque, in the Banco de Bogotá and Carrusel magazine runway.

  • Colombiamoda 2017, included Textiles2 again in their comercial showcase, a trade show focused on nletting buyers know what is available in terms of textiles, package deals, supplies, technical textiles, and specialized services for the second semester of the year.
  • This edition of Colombia’s Fashion Week claimed 90 exhibitors, 70 with textiles and supplies, and 20 with package deals.
  • Tecnology, innovation, and design were the main components of this space. 

  • The Business Roundtable 4.0, carried out by MinTIC and Procolombia, commenced today, inviting all businesspeople of the sector to incorporate technology and digital business into the DNA of their organizations.
  • Colombiamoda 2017 gathers 600 exhibitors from 15 countries, mainly from Colombia, Portugal, Peru, Brazil, and Mexico.
  • Categories such as Footwear and Leathergoods, Children’s, and Jeanswear make business pulsate on the second day of the Trade show.

  • International buyers confirm that they will meet their business forecast in this version of the Colombiamoda 2017 Trade show.
  • Buyers from Bolivia, Ecuador, and Peru, Colombia’s partners in CAN, highlight the tariff benefits of importing textile products from Colombia.
  • Lingerie, swimsuits, casual apparel, and shapewear are the main product categories the international visitors look for.

  • Through 12 conferences, the axis of knowledge of the Trade show highlights the changing forces that penetrate the fashion industry, impacting the value chain and forcing it to rethink what is to be done with the industry.
  • The Inexmoda – UPB Knowledge Pavilion gave leadership to the national   industry, publishing success stories and good practices for others to follow.
  • In the framework of the academic agenda, the three winners of Latinoamérica Habla–the competition for students, sponsored by Cotton USA, hat discovers Latin American young design talent–were recognized.

  • Prints and weaves are main players in this edition of Colombiamoda 2017.
  • The exploration of silhouettes is more evident in local brands each time they participate in the runways of Colombia’s Fashion Week.
  • The versatility of proposals during the catwalks was complemented by the creations of renowned experts in hairstyling, makeup, and nails, at the hands of Wella Professionals, Max Factor, and Sally Hansen.

  • The Trends Forum, Vogue Talents Corner, and the Summer Party TigoUne-Discovery Home & Health, opened the fashion components of the 28th edition of Colombiamoda, Colombia’s Fashion Week.
  • The Trends Forum of the Inexmoda Fashion Lab, was the place where exhibitors, buyers, and visitors began their tour through the Trade show in order to save time and discover quickly the exhibitors’ proposals of commercial samples.
  • The Vogue Talents Corner and the Summer Party TigoUne-Discovery Home & Health, displayed the Colombian creativity and talent of the country’s fashion industry.

  • The President of the Republic, Juan Manuel Santos, shared Inexmoda´s call to optimism for the recovery of the sector, announcing support measures.
  • The governor of Antioquia, Luis Pérez Gutiérrez, and the mayor of Medellín, Federico Gutiérrez Zuluaga, shared the President’s call to the recovery of the economy and local jobs.
  • He reported over $66,000 million COP (approx. USD $22 million) more in Bancoldex credits, and more severity in the struggle against contraband, which affects Colombian jobs and business sales in the sector.
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  • Colombiatex de las Americas closes with approximately USD $326M in business expectations.
  • During these three days, around 21,924 national and international visitors attended the Tradeshow.
  • The Inexmoda – UPB Knowledge Pavilion hosted almost 8,229 people, and the Trends Forum, 1,155.