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15th Prime Source Forum

The Annual Meeting Place for the Global Fashion Industry

 

6-10 June 2022

Hong Kong  | Frankfurt  |  Hybrid

Preliminary Programme

Proceeding the fashion world amid the new normal.

 

PRESENTATIONS ON DEMAND

 

6 JUNE 2022 (DAY 1) - DIGITAL

 

7 JUNE 2022 (DAY 2) - DIGITAL

 

8 JUNE 2022 (DAY 3) - DIGITAL

 

Topics are technology- and green-focused or start-ups.  Topics will be released upon finalised.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PRIME SOURCE FORUM

 

9 JUNE 2022 (DAY 4) – IN PERSON

 

1230-1330 (Hong Kong)   |   0630-0730 (Frankfurt)

Lunch refreshment (Hong Kong)   |   Breakfast (Frankfurt)

 

 

KEYNOTE ADDRESS

 

Economic forecast - the global economies in the post-pandemic era.  Which markets will bounce back first and be most promising after the pandemic crisis?

 

 

PANEL DISCUSSION

 

1400-1515 (Hong Kong)   |   0800-0915 (Frankfurt)

Session 1: An update on global trade policies - how do fashion stakeholders adapt to the latest changes and address their deployment challenges?

 

1515-1630 (Hong Kong)   |   0915-1030 (Frankfurt)

Session 2: Which country(ies) is/ are the winner(s) of fashion exports amid the current complex of socio-political and pandemic mess?  How can the core competences of each region be strengthened to contribute to the global fashion supply chain?

 

1630-1700 (Hong Kong)   |   1030-1100 (Frankfurt)

Coffee break

 

1700-1815 (Hong Kong)   |   1100-1215 (Frankfurt)

Session 3: Reinvestment Vs Retreat - Whilst some premises are being reinvested with capital and smart technologies, others are being restructured to refocus, shift or to sell out (some of) their business profiles.  How can stakeholders receive better leverage on reinvestment and retreat strategies?  Best practices will be shared.

 

1815-1930 (Hong Kong)   |   1215-1330 (Frankfurt)

Session 4: An agile operation to encounter new fashion trends and expectations in the post-pandemic era - What can be done better to cope with order size and speed adaptation as well as standard assurance requirements amid global social distancing?

 

1940-2130 (Hong Kong)   |   1340-1530 (Frankfurt)

Cocktail reception (Hong Kong)  |  Welcoming lunch (Frankfurt)

10 JUNE 2022 (DAY 5) – IN PERSON

 

1230-1330 (Hong Kong)   |   0630-0730 (Frankfurt)

Lunch refreshment (Hong Kong)   |   Breakfast (Frankfurt)

 

 

KEYNOTE ADDRESS

 

Strategic procurement of material supplies is essential during global crises.  Current and future conditions of major fashion sourcing hubs and strategies for constant supplies will be evaluated.

 

 

PANEL DISCUSSION

 

1400-1515 (Hong Kong)   |   0800-0915 (Frankfurt)

Session 5: Outside-in and inside-out - whilst we eye on our customers closely what they like, customers tend to delve into how their fashion purchases are made.  Practical ways to improve supply chain transparency and traceability will be explored.

 

1515-1630 (Hong Kong)   |   0915-1030 (Frankfurt)

Session 6: Supply chain crisis - According to UNCTAD, COVID-19 has triggered a surge of online purchase with everlasting effects.  The gigantic bottleneck for global freight does not seem to come to an end shortly.  Smart ways to avoid cargo backlog and to reduce freight costs will be shared.

 

1630-1700 (Hong Kong)   |   1030-1100 (Frankfurt)

Coffee break

 

1700-1815 (Hong Kong)   |   1100-1215 (Frankfurt)

Session 7: A call for actions on decarbonisation and efficient energy use with more ambitious effort were extensively discussed in COP26 Climate Change UN Summit in Glasgow.  What more can the global fashion stakeholders do to contribute to the 1.5°C target?  Possible suggestions will be examined.

 

1815-1930 (Hong Kong)   |   1215-1330 (Frankfurt)

Session 8: The post-pandemic new normal - How can the global fashion supply chain thrive the post-pandemic future?  What should fashion leaders do to be ahead of the rivalry in the possibly again, unforeseen future?

 

1940-2130 (Hong Kong)   |   1340-1530 (Frankfurt)

Cocktail reception (Hong Kong)  |  VIP lunch (Frankfurt)

Information as of today.

The programme outline of Prime Source Forum 2022 is subject to change.

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