JIAM 2022 OSAKA, organized by the Japan Sewing Machinery Manufactures Association (JASMA) will be held at Intex Osaka from 30 November to 3 December 2022.
Around 109 exhibitors from 6 countries and regions will showcase their products bringing state of the art technology and master craftsmanship together.
‘It all connects at JIAM the forefront of technology and master craftsmanship’ is the theme for the 2022 edition.
The show will provide solutions catering to all needs in the sewing industry, combining high level skillsets that have survived drastic market changes in the past with the latest technology built on knowledge and history.
The show will welcome overseas exhibitors from 6 countries and regions, including China, Greece, India, Taiwan and Thailand.
Besides that, the organizing team is looking forward to the upcoming fair with a positive mindset, also international companies are beginning to resume their normal business operations.
Actually many international suppliers have applied to participate at JIAM 2022 OSAKA, even as immigration restrictions remain in place, indicates the high expectations placed on the fair as an international business platform.
On the other hand, the apparel industry is facing serious environmental challenges because of mass consumption.
The ministry of the environment of Japan said, “The average of 1,300 tons of clothing is disposed each day in the country. In response to this situation, the ministry has proposed sustainable fashion as an initiative to make the industry eco-friendlier for companies and consumers.”
So, a special workshop will be organized by Brother Industries Ltd, Janome Corp JUKI Corp and JASMA covering topics such as sewing experience with up cycling material.
Also, public visitors will be taught to sew reusable bags using up cycling fabrics from ‘Coelman tent’. Fairgoers will also have the opportunity to learn about the UN’s Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) initiatives, particularly with relation to the apparel industry.
Meanwhile, social media and e-commerce have made it possible to directly connect manufacturers and consumers, allowing suppliers to communicate with consumers about their high level of craftsmanship and commitment to their products.
As the market has expanded beyond Japan to the rest of the world, manufacturers are truly being tested on their output.
By taking challenge of direct to consumer (D-to-C) marketing, factory brands representing the knitwear, women’s wear, and cut and sewn clothing industries will share their knowledge and discuss challenges and future prospects.