The Deputy Minister of Economy and Industry Yanko Topalov together with the Minister of Health, Dr. Asen Medzhidiev, officially launched the International Exhibition for Textile and Fashion “TEXTAILOR EXPO” and the 26th edition of the International Exhibition of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmacy “MEDICUS, DENTO, GALENIA”. Earlier, they participated in a stamp validation ceremony on the occasion of the 130th anniversary of the International Fair in Plovdiv.
“Textile and clothing production employs over 90 thousand people and about 5,000 companies work in the industry,” said Deputy Minister of Economy and Industry Yanko Topalov. According to him, the presence of representatives of a number of distant countries is a recognition of both the importance of the exhibition and the competitiveness of the Bulgarian textile and clothing-manufacturing sector. Nearly 40 companies from the countries of Bulgaria, Romania, Syria, India and Pakistan are taking part in “TEXTAILOR EXPO”.
Deputy Minister Yanko Topalov participated in the opening of the International Exhibition for Textile and Fashion “TEXTAILOR EXPO”. Deputy Minister Topalov also commented on the fact that the sectors represented in today’s exhibition have helped to curb the shortage of important raw materials needed for the production of protective and safety equipment during the quantum crisis.
“TEXTAILOR EXPO” 2022 sees an increase in exhibitors focused on ecology, economics and business models in the fashion industry. The so-called smart clothing, which is increasingly entering design practices, will be showcased. Within the framework of the exhibition, companies will have the opportunity to make contacts that will launch new projects and collaborations.