Four-day BGMEA University of Fashion Technology (BUFT) ‘Textile Fest’ concluded successfully on 22 April, organized by the faculty of Textile Engineering (TE) and Textile Engineering & Management (TEM) department where Bangladesh Textile Today was the media partner.
Fest started with a great innovative project exhibition on various types of textile machinery (Miniature form) made by students of Textile Engineering (TE) and Textile Engineering & Management (TEM) department. The exhibition was inaugurated by Muzaffar U. Siddique, Board of Trustees, BUFT.
On 22 April the bigger seminar has arranged, where Monowar Hossain Polash, Country Manager, AsuTex and Tareq Amin, editor and Publisher of Textile Today were present as the Keynote speakers while Salim Reza, Executive Director, Divine Group was present as special patron.
“Push your limit,” said Mr. Polash to motivate the students, thus they always can think out of the box. He compared a leader with Hollywood famous hero James Bond.
We earn $1.2 trillion each year, every retailer pushing us for reducing 10% on the product, said Mr. Polash.
He said, “If we produce only knit then only $75B by 2030 may be earned but if we take a decision on fashion and style then $100B or more than can be earned by the same time.” “H&M has a material team for investigating the actual price of raw material for thus we can’t make a big profit margin, also retailers offer us more order, and they increase the quantity of product. Basically, the world is leading by four major company, they are handling the whole world, they are Google, Amazon, Facebook, and Apple, actually they are working for ensuring human demands,” he added.
He also talked about environment, power, value addition and he said expressing his hope that in 5-6 years technology revolution will occur in Bangladesh.
Tareq Amin delivered his speech on “Vision and value addition” where he addressed the definition of success.
He said, “Set a vision and goal, take a challenge against your goal thus you can pursue your goal, increase the circumference of your vision area.” “How we can overcome all difficulties for goal,” to explain it he introduced students with all difficulties by talking own experiences and motivations. “See a dream or vision and divide works those works will reach you to the dream, dread should be wide”, he added.
At the end of seminar Md. Aminul Islam Babu, Business Development Manager, Archroma (Bangladesh) Ltd. advised students to gather knowledge and in this regard, he suggested students to read ‘Textile Today’ magazine, which will increase their knowledge.
He also talked about sustainable development of Bangladesh. “Your small decision can change the environment and country. So be careful to take a decision, take that decision which will be innovative, technical, competitive and more exceptional,” he said.