Australia’s ultimate global
sourcing destination.

Melbourne, Australia

Tuesday 19 November 2024, 10am – 5pm
Wednesday 20 November 2024, 10am – 5pm
Thursday 21 November 2024, 10am – 4pm

The Global Sourcing Expo is a must-attend event for industry professionals associated with
buying and global sourcing of apparel, footwear, textiles and homeware products.

Network and
connect with

manufacturers and suppliers from 15
countries & regions, including India,
South Africa, Pakistan, Vietnam,
Bangladesh, Indonesia, Türkiye,
and many more.

Participating countries & regions*

* 2023 data

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Why visit?

  • Join us for an exhilarating showcase of global trade, where innovation meets opportunity.

  • With over 900 exhibitors from around the globe, this premier event brings together industry leaders, suppliers, and buyers under one roof.

  • Engage in insightful discussions, forge new partnerships, and unlock untapped markets.

  • Direct access to global suppliers and products.

  • Discover new trends.

  • Meet, compare and connect with international manufacturers, suppliers, agents and industry experts.

  • Order direct from suppliers and rationalise your supply chain.

  • Expand your network and commercial opportunities by connecting with new international industry contacts.

  • Improve your business offering by sourcing new products and assessing existing and potential suppliers.

Who should attend?

  • Owners

  • Directors

  • Buyers

  • Senior Management
  • Executives

  • Designers

  • Product Developers

  • Private Label Agents

  • Quality Managers

  • Planning Managers

  • Logistics Managers

  • Merchandise Managers

Who should exhibit?

  • Manufacturers.

  • Exporters.

  • SMES.

  • Suppliers and traders.

  • Industry associations.

  • Trade commissions.

  • Export agents.

  • Trade facilitation bodies.



Expo categories


Unlock the future of fashion sourcing at the Global Sourcing Expo.

Immerse yourself in a world of possibilities as you connect with clothing manufacturers from around the globe. This groundbreaking event brings together visionaries, innovators, and trendsetters in the fashion industry, revolutionising the way you source apparel.

Discover an unparalleled showcase of top-tier clothes manufacturers, suppliers, and designers, all under one roof.

From on trend, contemporary to timeless classics, explore a vast range of high-quality products tailored to every style and budget. Our expo is a haven for retailers, wholesalers, fashion designers, and startup entrepreneurs seeking collaboration, inspiration, and growth.

Engage in insightful discussions with industry experts, participate in interactive workshops through the Global Sourcing Seminar series, and gain invaluable insights into the future of clothes manufacturing.

Register now to secure your spot and be part of this extraordinary event shaping the industry for years to come.


Diversify your footwear inventory and appeal to a wider customer base.

At the co-located Footwear & Accessories Show Australia, you can explore an extensive collection of fashionable and high-quality footwear that will elevate your business.

With both Shows under one roof, this is a must-attend for industry professionals associated with sourcing finished or intermediate product and / or design or manufacturing capability from the footwear industry.


Expand Your Product Range and Attract New Customers

Are you a wholesaler looking to diversify your product range and meet the growing demand for exquisite homewares?

Look no further than the Global Sourcing Expo, a gateway to a vast array of high-quality home-based products that will captivate your customers and set your business apart. From luxurious linen and bedding to captivating picture frames and vases, this event offers unparalleled opportunities for wholesalers seeking to stock their inventory with exceptional homewares.

Join us on a journey through the world of homewares and unlock the potential for business growth and customer satisfaction.


Discover the World of Textiles at the Global Sourcing Expo: Unleashing the Endless Possibilities of Fabric, elegant linens, and from high-tech synthetics to exquisite blends.

Engage in insightful discussions with industry experts, participate in interactive workshops through the Global Sourcing Seminar series, and gain invaluable insights into the future of clothes manufacturing.

Register now to secure your spot and be part of this extraordinary event.

Our partners

Australian Retailers

The Australian Retailers Association (ARA) is the oldest, largest and most diverse national retail body, representing a $420 billion sector that employs more than 1.4 million Australians and is the largest private sector employer in the country.

As Australia’s peak retail body, the ARA informs, advocates, educates, protects and unifies our independent, national and international retail community.

Fashion Network

With more than 850,000 subscribers to its daily newsletters and 300 articles published daily, FashionNetwork.com is the first source of information for fashion professionals worldwide.

Reactivity, comprehensiveness, objectivity, independence… are the leitmotif of the 60 editors worldwide. United States, United Kingdom, France, Italy, Germany, Spain, China, Russia, Brazil, Japan, India, Mexico, Portugal, Turkey, Colombia… The site deals daily with the local information of each country.


Global sourcing
seminar program

Learn from industry experts at the concurrent Global Sourcing Seminar Series that equips buyers with the latest insights and knowledge across fashion, trends, sustainability, marketing, sourcing, and supply chain.

Participating associations*

*2023 data

Our venues

Convention Centre

Situated at the intersection of Sydney’s academic, cultural and technology precincts, International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney) affords delegates, exhibitors and visitors convenient access to Australia’s most cosmopolitan city.

The emerging financial, dining and retail precinct of Barangaroo is nearby; there are numerous galleries, theatres and concert halls within easy reach; and the bustling city centre is only a short walk away.

Melbourne Convention
and Exhibition Centre

The Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre, located on the Yarra River at South Wharf has 29,000 sq metres of exhibition space plus additional multi purpose event space.

The total size of the MCEC is 70,000 square metres making it the largest convention and exhibition space in Australia.  It is the first convention centre in the world to achieve a 6 green star environmental rating.

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