Das Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) is a trade organization based in Dhaka that represents industry leaders from the nation’s apparel sector. Its membership includes more than 4,000 production units that primarily manufacture woven garments and knitwear. The BGMEA advocates for policy reforms and government investments that promote long-term industry growth and expansion into new markets. It also provides business development services and encourages social compliance and worker wellbeing in partnering facilities.

WICKELN works closely with the BGMEA to promote socially responsible production in Bangladesh and provides trainings to BGMEA members free of charge.