Events

The Bio Ecology – the next chapter in our Sustainability Journey

Having more and more constrained natural resources, the fashion industry is eager for innovative sustainable textile materials to reduce its environmental impact on the world. The Hong Kong Intimate Apparel Industries' Association (HKIAIA) will have the seminar inviting experts to share some of the key elements for the next stage of our sustainability journey.

Date: 14 October 2022 (Friday)
Time: 2:15p.m. – 4:00p.m.
Language: English
Details: See Attachment       

The event will be in hybrid format. For in person on site participation, the venue will be held at the CITA Building, 63 Tai Yip Street, Kowloon Bay. You will be able to meet with the speakers and discuss topics in person. If joining online is the more convenient option, a Zoom link will be shared as we get closer to the date. Please register via the link below: 
https://forms.gle/sa1ZKb9QtNCBrVT17

Should you have any inquiries, please feel free to contact HKIAIA at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Event Date 14-10-2022 2:15 pm
Event End Date 14-10-2022 4:00 pm
Fee Free
Attachment HKIAIA Seminar - The Bio Ecology the next chapter in our Sustainability Journey v3.pdf

Site Visit to AiDLab and HKRITA

Technology is undoubtedly changing the fashion industry from design to merchandising. In the age of digital transformation, our industry has been witnessing a shift to relying more on Digitalization and Artificial Intelligence (AI). To adapt to the new trend and gain more understanding of the latest development in this area, the Hong Kong Intimate Apparel Industries' Association (HKIAIA), Hong Kong Institution of Textile and Apparel (HKITA), Hong Kong Knitwear Exporters & Manufacturers Association (HKKEMA), Knitwear Innovation and Design Society (KIDS) and Sustainable Fashion Business Consortium (SFBC) co-organize a site visit to two research laboratories, Laboratory for Artificial Intelligence in Design (AiDLab) and the Hong Kong Research Institute of Textiles and Apparel (HKRITA) located in the Hong Kong Science Park. 

AiDLab is the first research platform that focuses on the integration of Artificial Intelligence (AI) with design, while HKRITA is an applied research centre for the textile, apparel, and fashion industries. The visitors will be able to get a grasp on the research projects that strive to make a positive impact on the fashion industry.  

The visit will be conducted as follows: 

Site Visit to AiDLab and HKRITA

Date: 23 September 2022 (Fri)
Time: 2:00p.m. – 4:15p.m.
Location: Hong Kong Science Park, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong
Fee: Free of Charge
Notes:
- Application is open to HKIAIA / HKITA / HKKEMA / KIDS / SFBC members.
- Registration is limited to a maximum of 2 participants for each company.
- Limited number of participants are available, and the quota is reserved on a first-come-first-served basis.
- An email will be sent to applicants upon receipt and confirmation of application.
- The organizers reserve the right to accept / reject applications and change the content, session, speakers, venue and schedule without prior notice. 

Should you have any inquiries, please feel free to contact HKIAIA at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

If you would like to register to join the site visit, please complete and submit the online registration form at https://forms.gle/b5YtbeHU55Vm25k68.

 

[UPDATE]

Hong Kong Intimate Apparel Industries’ Association (HKIAIA), Hong Kong Institution of Textile and Apparel (HKITA), Hongkong Knitwear Exporters & Manufacturers Association (HKKEMA), Knitwear Innovation and Design Society (KIDS) and Sustainable Fashion Business Consortium (SFBC) on 23 September 2022 co-organized an event to visit the Laboratory for Artificial Intelligence in Design Limited (AiDLab) & The Hong Kong Research Institute of Textiles and Apparel (HKRITA) in the Hong Kong Science Park (HKSTP).

Our Chairman Mr. Benson Yau, together with Mr. Peter Hui (Chairman of HKKEMA) and Mr. Jackson Chow (Chairman of KIDS) attended the event to get to know more about the innovative technology with industry peers.

The event photos are now available at the photo gallery: http://www.hkiaia.org/en/activities/photo-galleries/event/SiteVisit20220923

Event Date 23-09-2022 2:00 pm
Event End Date 23-09-2022 4:15 pm
Fee Free
Attachment Site Visit to AiDLab HKRITA 23 Sep 2022.pdf

IS 3D FOR ME - intimates retailer, garment maker, fabric producer/agent, intimates designer?? WHY??

3D design is a hot topic. But do you know what it can do for you? The intimates industry is unique from fabric, accessories to garment designs. In this webinar, the panel gets to the specifics and practical details: is 3D easy to use? what about fabrics and trimmings, colours? How about intimates focus? How easy can 3D software be customised?

Having received the overwhelming responses from the last webinar on 11th March 2021, HKIAIA is going to have part 2 of the webinar about Digitalization in intimate design on 20 May 2021. Please see the below information and attachment for details.

HKIAIA WEBINAR - PART 2
Date: 20th May 2021 (Thursday)
Time*: 9:00pm (Hong Kong Time)/ 9:00am (New York Time)/ 3:00pm (Paris Time)
Language: English
Format: Zoom Webinar
Fee: Free of charge
Details: See attached 
* In case of any doubts/ discrepancies between the mentioned time, Hong Kong Time shall apply and prevail.

Facilitator:

  • Jos Berry

Panelists:

  • Jennifer Wigham (JW Creative)
  • Kiri Boyle (Marks & Spencer)
  • Elizabeth Brandwood (Optitex)
  • Yazan Malkosh (swatchbook Inc.)
    (in no particular order)

To register, please kindly complete and submit the form via the following link: https://forms.gle/Sd8evfB2ByUuaTjeA (Remarks: Please make sure that you have provided a valid email address for receiving any notification of this event.) 

For enquiry, please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Thank you.

Remarks: The organizer reserves the right to change the programme, content, session, speakers, format and schedule of the event without prior notice.

 

[UPDATE]

The webinar video is now available on: https://www.facebook.com/218833611487557/videos/447404696216303

Event Date 20-05-2021 9:00 pm
Event End Date 20-05-2021 10:30 pm
Fee Free
Attachment HKIAIA webinar 20 May 2021_r2.pdf

GROUND BREAKING 3D TECHNOLOGY FOR CUSTOMISED SOLUTIONS

3D design is a hot topic. But do you know what it can do for you? The intimates industry is unique from fabric, accessories to garment designs. In two HKIAIA Webinars we will talk with insiders about the impact of 3D technology and why it concerns every part of the fashion industry. How to start make 3D your own!

HKIAIA is going to have the webinar part 1 about Digitalization in intimate design on 11 March 2021. Please see attachment for details.

HKIAIA WEBINAR - PART 1
Date: 11th March 2021 (Thursday)
Time: 9:00pm (Hong Kong Time)/ 8:00am (New York Time)/ 2:00pm (Paris Time)
Language: English
Format: Zoom Webinar
Fee: Free of charge
Details: See attached 

Facilitator:

  • Jos Berry

Panelists:

  • Ergin Ayin & Selçuk Şireci (Prosoft VR)
  • Béatrice Cené (Tommy Hilfiger Underwear)
  • Renate Eder (Vizoo)
  • Andrew Polins (The Lululemon Liaison Offices)
  • Ram Sareen (Tukatech)
    (in no particular order)

To register, please kindly complete and submit the form via the following link: https://forms.gle/TQiQSF9nqohSAea58 (Remarks: Please make sure that you have provided a valid email address for receiving any notification of this event.) 

For enquiry, please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Thank you.

 

[UPDATE]

The webinar video is now available on: https://www.facebook.com/HKIAIA/videos/150337403623354/

Event Date 11-03-2021 9:00 pm
Event End Date 11-03-2021 10:30 pm
Fee Free
Attachment Invitation to HKIAIA webinar_2021.03.11_final.pdf

Many apparel companies may choose international terms of sale based on various factors such as costs, seller options or perceived ease of transaction. In order to get a grasp of First Sale and Delivered Duty Paid (DDP) Sale for better business strategy, the Hong Kong Intimate Apparel Industries' Association (HKIAIA) has co-organized a webinar with Hong Kong Institution of Textile and Apparel (HKITA), Hong Kong Knitwear Exporters & Manufacturers Association (HKKEMA), Hong Kong Woollen Knitting Manufacturers' Association Limited (HKWSKMA), Knitwear Innovation and Design Society (KIDS) and Sustainable Fashion Business Consortium (SFBC), which invites Mr. Roy Delbyck, Law Offices of Roy Ian Delbyck, to share his remarks.

Event Date 29-10-2020 3:30 pm
Event End Date 29-10-2020 5:00 pm
Fee Free
Attachment Webinar on First Sale and DDP Sale.pdf