Members of Vilnius CCIC participated in an online meeting with Palestinians operating in fashion in textile
On June 8 Vilnius Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Crafts, together with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Office of the Republic of Lithuania in Palestine and Hebron Chamber of Commerce and Industry, organized a webinar "Palestine: Business Opportunities for Textile Companies". During the event, both, Lithuanian and Palestinian businessmen operating in fashion and textile industry had an opportunity to present themselves and exchange contacts.
A brief presentation of the Hebron Chamber and an overview of the Palestinian fashion and textile sector can be found here: PALESTINE. Overview of the fashion and textile sector.
"Last June we organized the first virtual event presenting the specifics of the Palestinian market and what opportunities for Lithuanian business could be there. We also signed a cooperation agreement with Hebron Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Continuing our partnership, a series of events was planned to find out more about different sectors. Today’s event is dedicated to fashion and textile. In the upcoming fall the outgoing Lithuanian business mission to Palestine is foreseen, and Palestinian businessmen are always welcome to visit Lithuania and discover opportunities what partnerships with Lithuanian businessmen can be established. Vilnius Chamber is always open to host foreign business delegations", - said Dr. Almantas Danilevičius, General Director of Vilnius Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Crafts.
The webinar attracted various Lithuanian companies operating in the fashion and textile business sector: boutiques, sewing factories looking for suppliers of materials and accessories, fashion and clothing brands, linen manufacturers looking for new export markets, service providers looking for individual orders, higher education institutions with textile and fashion technology study programs and looking for partnerships or exchange programs abroad, home textile manufacturers looking for new markets and customers.
"This is a very relevant and important event, and I am definitely contacting the Palestinian importers and retailers who attended the event. Such events help Lithuanian SMEs to discover new potential foreign markets and find partners abroad”, - said Daiva Statkevičienė, Sales Manager at UAB Lino Takas, one of Vilnius Chamber members after the event.