Disrupt @ The Bay

Weaving A New Perspective

The textile and apparel sector in Asia is in its transformation phase. With shorter product life cycle and and unpredictable demand, the sector is renewing itself to meet the changing consumer tastes and technological disruption.

From the powerhouses of India and China, to smaller but more advanced markets such as Singapore and Hong Kong, the sector is renewing itself in the midst of changing consumer tastes and technological disruption.

Join us on 24th October 2017 at National Gallery Singapore as we bring together innovators and industry experts to help manufacturers, brands and distributors stay ahead amidst a competitive gobal landscape!

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Event Agenda 
2:00pm – 3:00pmGuest arrival & registration
3.00pm – 3.10pmFashion Showcase by Ying The Label
3.10pm – 3.20pmWelcome remarks by Joyce Tee, Group Head of DBS SME banking
3.20pm – 3.40pmFrom Yarn to stores – The Apparel Business Journey
Phuay Li Ying, Founder of Ying The Label
3.40pm – 4.10pmPanel Discussion - Weaving A New Perspective
Our esteemed panel, represented by various parts of the apparel industry, will discuss challenges in the industry and share insights into navigating what was once a sunset industry that is seeing a new dawn. Join us as we weave a new perspective on the textile and apparel sector in Asia.
4.10pm – 4.20pmFashion Showcase by La Salle College of The Arts
4.20pm – 4.40pmFashion Business: In A Mobile Connected World
Gap Kim, Head of SMB Marketing Global Business Marketing APAC
4.40pm onwardsNetworking @ Experiential Zone


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