RICHMART INNOVATION вЂ“ the aim of the congress is to bring together Western Europe and the confection and fashion industry of the Balkans. It is also an opportunity for designers вЂ“ the people without whom fashion creation would be impossible.
2002-2006 was a period of intensive development of the sewing industry in Bulgaria in relation to investments in modern technological equipment. The number of the people employed in the industry are correspondingly - Bulgaria /170 000/ and Romania /280 000/. In 2007 Bulgaria and Romania entered the European Union and the customs tariffs were removed. In 2010 the present business situation requires short production series, high quality, competitive prices, and fast delivery terms.
RICHMART INNOVATION (richmart.eu) вЂ“ the aim of the congress is to bring together Western Europe and the confection and fashion industry of the Balkans. It is also an opportunity for designers вЂ“ the people without whom fashion creation would be impossible.
Place: Rousse вЂ“ вЂњthe fashion pearlвЂќ on the Danube river. The city is the centre of the fashion industry in Bulgaria and situated just 70 km away from the Romania capital Bucharest.
вЂў Regional administration вЂ“ Rousse city;
вЂў Bulgarian Academy for Fashion;
вЂў Branch Union of the Light Industry Producers;
вЂў Rousse Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
вЂў Conference вЂ“ leading world specialists will introduce you to the innovations in the industry. The presenting companies are the major sponsors of the event (you can send applications for participation to: innovation[.]richmart.eu). Attendance at the presentations will be free of charge. Time and venue: April 23 вЂ“ 24; the city theatre/dohodnozdanie.org/;
вЂў Exhibition - European fashion magazines will present their products (the stands for the fashion magazines will be free of charge). You can send applications for participation to innovation[.]richmart.eu Time and venue: April 23 вЂ“ 24; the city theatre/dohodnozdanie.org/;
вЂў Demonstration of new technologies in confection - visits at sewing factories in Rousse (April 24);
вЂў Contest for designers вЂ“ the people, without whom fashion creation is impossible, will present their new ideas.The jury of the contest consists of journalists of European fashion magazines. The Bulgarian Academy for Fashion will award the winner in the contest with вЂњGolden Needle Prize 2010вЂќ вЂ“ a unique bronze plastic art made by the famous jeweler Angelo Krasini. Professor Lubomir Stoykov is the chairmen of the Bulgarian Academy for Fashion - lstoykov.fashion.bg; Participation of designers and guests will be free of charge. Designers can send their applications for participation to: designers[.]richmart.eu;
вЂў Time and venue: April 23 вЂ“ 24; catwalks on the central city square;
вЂў Fashion shows вЂ“ presenting of brands / you can send your application for participation to: designers[.]richmart.eu;