ExpoProducción Has Successful Debut

ExpoProducción — an annual trade show serving the apparel, home textiles and technical textiles
production supply chain in Mexico and Central America — debuted Feb. 6-8, 2013, at the World Trade
Center in Mexico City. Show producer and organizer Clarion Events North America Inc., Atlanta,
reports more than 129 exhibitors from Mexico, Italy, Sweden, China, India, Singapore and the United
States filled more than 5,500 square meters of floor space, showing their products and services to
2,900-plus attendees from Mexico, Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Panama, Puerto
Rico, Venezuela, Spain, Canada and the United States.

“We are extremely pleased with the participation and attendance at this first edition of
ExpoProducción,” said David Audrain, president and CEO, Clarion Events North America. “The
escalating interest from the industry ensures that next year’s event will be significantly larger
with attendance growth from all of Mexico and Central America.”

The event included an educational program comprising more than 14 sessions covering topics
such as the latest research and development in cutting and sewing; international trade updates;
advancements in military, protective and safety apparel production; an apparel industry market
update; and the creation of design and trademarks.

The show was supported by the Cámara Nacional de la Industria del Vestido (CANAIVE); the
Synthetic Yarn and Fiber Association; the National Council of Textile Organizations; Textile World
and its sister publication Textiles Panamericanos; and MexCostura magazine.

March/April 2013