Apparel and footwear factory executives, directors, managers and leadership teams are invited to the American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA)’s upcoming conference in Vietnam! Manufacturers and U.S. buyers will convene to promote relationship building, obtain a deeper understanding of U.S. requirements, discuss brand expectations for facilities, and explore solutions for key purchasing and compliance issues. The conference will be presented in English with full Vietnamese translation. Our President and CEO, Avedis Seferian, will be a featured speaker in a session on responsible purchasing practices.

“Implementing Better Purchasing Practices”

1:50 — 2:40 p.m. ICT

How are brands taking tangible steps towards ethical and responsible procurement with their suppliers? Brands and suppliers are creating collaborative partnerships built on mutual understanding and shared values. This session will highlight the evolution of purchasing practices as a two-way street and will explore how collaboration is reshaping supply chains, promoting transparent communication, and driving meaningful change.


Caravelle Hotel
19-23 Lam Son Square, 
Ben Nghe, Quan 1, Thanh pho 
Hồ Chí Minh City, Vietnam