Under the patronage of the Federal Ministry of Trade & Industry

22 - 24 February 2022
Kenyatta Convention Centre
Nairobi, Kenya

Accessories | Apparel | Technology | Textiles

Africa’s premier international sourcing show for apparel, Accessories, technology & textiles.


Attendance at Source Textile & Apparel is a must for industry professionals associated with apparel, accessories and textile manufacturing, marketing and sourcing.

This includes trade buyers, manufacturers, wholesalers, distributors, retailers, institutional buyers, designers, sourcing agents and importers.

Source Textile and Apparel  Kenya connects Kenyan and East African trade buyers with a broad range of manufacturers and suppliers from across the globe.

With a focus on apparel, accessories and textiles, the event provides an efficient way for international sourcing, learning and networking for industry professionals.


As Africa’s dedicated global sourcing trade show platform there are many positive reasons why you should exhibit. Fundamentally, the show is all about trade buyers and industry professionals connecting with your business, brands and solutions.

Exhibiting will provide many face-to-face interactions to find new trade partners, accelerate the buying process and creation of business opportunity that extends beyond the tradeshow floor.

Source Textile & Apparel East Africa exhibitors benefit from Kenya being one of Africa’s fast growing fashion segment market growing at the rate of 8.6% annually



Global Sourcing & Importer Seminar

Pointing the way ahead, our series of talks aims to help you think big and think small about the various ideas and challenges to making your business special.
The Global Sourcing Seminar Series which will help educate, inspire and support your next buy. In addition, we present to you a line-up of international and local industry experts over 3 days,that will help you navigate the world of global sourcing, for whichever stage of your business you are in.

Homegrown: Best of Africa

Homegrown: Best of Africa, pavilion is focused on emerging brands, manufacturers and designers with talent for producing extraordinarily products from across Africa.
This section will feature talks and matchmaking aimed at export and intra African Sourcing.
Featuring key trend insights, practical sessions and inspirational talks from industry experts including our amazing keynote speakers.

Business to Business Matching

Exclusive for our registered exhibitors: Meet your potential trade buyers around the globe via the matchmaking program. This will enable exhibitors and visitors make business meetings during the show more effective and efficient. Making meaningful meetings with buyers who are relevant to you is the reason why STA is the go-to event all round. We recognize this importance and we want to add value to your experience through an exclusive matchmaking programme.

Participating International Trade Organisations & Supporters

Trade Development Bureau, China

Export Promotion Bureau Bangladesh

Vietnam Textile & Apparel Association

China National Textile & Apparel Council

Sri Lankan Apparel Exporters Association

Hong Kong Trade Development Council

Trade Development Authority of Pakistan

Department Trade and Industry (DTI) South Africa

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