After a 6-year break, the 12th
edition of the Japan International Apparel Machinery & Textile Industry Trade Show (JIAM 2022) will take place in Osaka/Japan from November 30-December 3, 2022. The event brings together leading sewing machine suppliers and apparel manufacturers as an international platform to facilitate business and information exchange.
144 exhibitors from 10 countries and regions (China, Greece, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Italy, Singapore, Taiwan and Thailand) are expected to showcase their latest products and services. Of these, 39 companies (21 domestic, 18 overseas) will be joining the fair for the first time. In addition, 2 pavilions from Germany (VDMA; Textile Machinery Association) and Taiwan (TSMA; Taiwan Sewing Machinery Association) will bring even more product diversity to the show floor.
11 special seminars will not only provide relevant industry knowledge, but also offer practical skills for daily work. All seminars are free with a capacity of 150 seats and include interpretation in Japanese and English. Highlights include seminars on the manufacturing industry and digital technology, skills training, and sustainable initiatives from Osaka.
Catering to the B2C market, the Home Sewing Machine Zone, will feature major domestic household sewing machine suppliers. A special workshop will be organized covering topics such as the use of upcycled materials.
Another highlight will be the awards for the Japan Sewing Machinery Manufacturers Association’s 42nd Home Sewing Competition for Elementary, Middle, and High School Students.
The previous edition of the JIAM in 2016 welcomed 258 exhibitors as well as 15,257 visitors, mainly from Bangladesh, China, India, Korea, Taiwan, Sri Lanka, and Vietnam.