biff_orgBANGKOK, Jan 19, 2010 / FW/ — As Bangkok prepares for its very own fashion event, the Bangkok International Fashion Fair and Bangkok Leather Fair 2010 (BIFF & BIL), Thailand’s Department of Export Promotion organized the Bangkok Trend 2011/12 workshop to support manufacturers prepare for the new collections that will be unveiled at BIFF & BIL.

Mrs. Srirat Rattapana, Director-General of Export Promotion Department (DEP) recently presided over the opening of Bangkok Trend 2011/12 Workshop organized by DEP in cooperation with Kasetsart University and associations in the fashion industry.

New collections developed from the workshop will be selected for the fashion shows at BIFF& BIL 2010 to be held on 1-4 April 2010 at Challenger Hall 1-3, Impact Muang Thong Thani.

In picture : Mrs. Srirat Rattapana (middle), Director-General of Export Promotion Department (DEP) poses with Asst. Prof. Anothai Cholachatpinyo (4th from right) from Kasetsart University and executives of DEP and associations – (from left) Mrs. Kalayanee Sirikul, Chief of DEP’s Fashion Fair Division; Mrs. Netpreeya Choomchaiyo, Director of DEP’s Office of Product Value Development; Mrs. Pranee Kuruvelukorn, Executive Director of Thai Tanning Industry Association; Mr. Somsak Srisupornvanit, Executive Director of the Thai Weaving Industry Association; Mr. Suwipan Thisyamondol, Executive Director of DEP’s Office of Export Promotion Activities; Mrs. Patcharawan Boonnamsap, Board of Director of Thai Garment Manufacturers Association and Mr. Jumnong Nawasmittawong, Executive Director of Thai Garment Manufacturers Association.