The opening ceremony also held the unveiling ceremony of “Pilot Zone of World-class Textile Industry Cluster”, the cloud signing ceremony of “Key Enterprises Entering in Shengze International Trade Cluster”, “the 7th Jiangsu (Shengze) Textile Expo Cloud Exhibition” launching ceremony, “China Cup Fashion Shengze” Silk Fashion Art Design Competition launching ceremony, 2020 Shengze Fashion Week and the opening ceremony of the 7th Jiangsu (Shengze) Textile Expo Cloud Exhibition.
Sun Ruizhe, president of China National Textile and Apparel Council (CNTAC), Xu Yingxin, vice president of CNTAC, Duan Hong, director of the Office of CNTAC, Qiao Yanjin, director of China Textile Information Center, Fu Guangwei, executive vice chairman of China Textile Engineering Society, Li Binhong, director of National Textile Development Center, Yan Yan, director of Office for Social Responsibility of CNTAC, Han Ping, president of Jiangsu Textile Industry Association, Xie Ming, honorary president of Jiangsu Textile Industry Association, Shao Feng, director of Shanghai Fashion Industry Development Center, Zhao Lingping, deputy secretary of the Party of Lingwu City Government, executive deputy secretary of the Party Working Committee of Yinchuan High-tech Zone, Zhu Min, deputy secretary of the Suzhou Municipal Committee, Wang Qinghua, vice chairman of Suzhou CPPCC and secretary of Wujiang District Committee, Li Ming, deputy secretary of Wujiang District Committee and head of Wujiang District, and other leaders and guests from the CNTAC, Suzhou, Jiangsu, Wujiang Shengze, and related organizations attended the meeting. The opening ceremony was chaired by Wang Yibing, standing committee of Wujiang District Committee of Suzhou City, secretary of Party and Labor Committee of Wujiang High-tech Zone, secretary of Shengze Town Party Committee, secretary of Party and Labor Committee of Eastern Silk Market China. Guests, merchants, enterprises and news media representatives from domestic textile, apparel, design industry and professional markets participated in this event.Secretary Wang Yibing presided over the opening ceremony
Sun Ruizhe, president of China National Textile and Apparel Council
In his speech at the opening ceremony, President Sun Ruizhe pointed out that due to factors such as the global pandemic, the situation facing the industry is still complex. In general, the fundamentals of China’s textile industry have not changed in the long term. Relying on institutional advantages, market advantages and industrial advantages, the textile industry is still in an important period of strategic opportunities. Facing the future, industry development should focus on industrial clusters and create new advantages in the system. He also pointed out that Shengze, as a well-known “textile city” at home and abroad, has always been at the forefront of industry innovation and development, and is a pioneer in the construction of a world-class advanced textile industry cluster. The holding of Shengze Fashion Week and the Textile Expo Cloud Exhibition is a concentrated display of Shengze’s many years of innovation and practice.
Li Ming, head of Wujiang District
Li Ming, head of Wujiang District, delivered a speech at the opening ceremony. He pointed out that Shengze Town insists on promoting the transformation and development with the three concepts of “technology, fashion and green”. Shengze held the 7th Jiangsu (Shengze) Textile Expo Cloud Exhibition and launched the first Shengze Fashion Week, which is not only a concrete action to enhance the stability and competitiveness of the industrial chain and supply chain, but also important measures to implement the national strategy of the Yangtze River Delta Eco-Green Integrated Development Demonstration Zone, and build a world-class high-end textile cluster with global competitiveness.
Vice President Xu Yingxin read out the “Decision on Building a Pilot Zone of World-class Textile Industry Cluster”
President Sun Ruizhe and Secretary Wang Qinghua took the stage to unveil
Promoting the industry to the mid-to-high end of the global value chain is the key to Shengze’s entry into a world-class advanced manufacturing cluster. Based on the resource integration of industry organizations and regional industries, Shengze will join hands with the CNTAC in building “Pilot Zone of World-class Textile Industry Cluster” in 2020, and will jointly promote the upgrading and innovation of the textile industry.
Sun Jianhua, director of China Eastern Silk Market Management Office, came to the stage to sign a contract
At present, Shengze bases on the integrated development pattern of the Yangtze River Delta and accelerates the construction of international trade clusters. At the cloud signing ceremony of “Key Enterprises Entering in Shengze International Trade Cluster”, representatives of merchants of Turkey, UAE, Iran, Mexico, South Korea, India, Shanghai, Tianjin, Jiangsu, Anhui and other countries and regions online signed a contract with representatives of Shengze.
The 2020 Shengze Fashion Week & Textile Expo takes the theme of “Silk in the East, Fashion from Shengze”, through the deep linkage of “shows, exhibitions, competitions, meetings, and business” and the multi-dimensional interaction between online and offline, in four days, Shengze held 18 brand special press conferences, 4 fashion design events, 2 industry big name summits, cloud exhibitions gathered by 200 companies, and cloud live broadcasts gathered by 12 leading companies.
CINDY WEI ZHANG brand founder and chief designer Zhang Wei, and LAURRAH LI brand founder Li Huishan brought together a fresh opening show with delicate design and unique style. A total of 6 gold, silver and bronze awards were announced and awarded at the 2nd China Fashion Design Competition. Designer Yan Ming won the gold award, Kang Da and Wang Yu won the silver award, and Li Hongxian, Shen Bole and Li Dongsheng won the bronze award.
This ready-to-wear design has received strong support from 22 Shengze excellent fabric companies. The organizer of the event awarded 22 fabric support enterprises.