Workshop on Fashion Design & Dress Making

Workshop on Fashion Design & Dress Making
Held on : 14/06/2008

Workshop on Fashion Design and Dress Making sector of SMEs in Bangladesh

Small and Medium Enterprise Foundation (SMEF) arranged a workshop on Fahsion Deign & Dress Making on  June 14 2008 at Spectra Convention Center, Gulshan Dhaka. The objective of this workshop was to discuss the overall scenario of this sector and its contribution to the national economy with a view to develop this sector in the years to come.


The workshop was presided over by Dr. Mohammad Ayub Miah, Managing Director, SME Foundation. Mrs. Rokia A.Rahman, former advisor, care taker Government of Bangladesh and President of the Bangladesh Federation of Women Entrepreneurs was present as the Chief Guest.  Bibi Russell , the internationally  renowned fashion designer was present as special guest.Mr. Khalid Mahmud Khan, Director Kay Kraft presented the key note paper. Mr. Sayeed Siddique owner of Cat’s Eye, Mr. Tahsina Shaheen owner of Sada kalo, Mr. Emdad Haque owner of  Banglar Mela, Bibi Russell proprietor of Bibi productions took part in the discussion as panel discussant


About 50 SME entrepreneurs engaged in Fashion Design and Dress making in Bangladesh participated in the workshop. They discussed about prospects and problems, opportunities and threats of this sector suggested and suggested action plan with a view to develop this particular sector, so that it can contribute to a greater extent to the national economy. The outcome of this workshop is expected to be submitted to the concerned government office and
agencies for implementation. SME Foundation will also take the lead role to implement the same.