HKTDC appoints DHL Express official logistics partner for CENTRESTAGE ELITES 2017

Published: Thursday, September 14, 2017

DHL Express, has once again been appointed by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) as the official logistics partner for CENTRESTAGE ELITES 2017, the opening gala show at Asia’s premier fashion event CENTRESTAGE this year. The headline event CENTRESTAGE ELITES takes place on 6 September 2017 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC).

DHL Express is responsible for seamless and secure deliveries of unique showpieces from renowned Asian fashion talents, including designers Kain Picken and Fiona Lau of Hong Kong label FFIXXED STUDIOS, and Korean fashion pioneer Juun. J. DHL will leverage its global network to ensure smooth and efficient delivery of these showpieces to the fashion runway.

As part of its long-standing partnership with HKTDC, DHL is also supporting this year’s Hong Kong Young Fashion Designers’ Contest 2017 (YDC) held on 9 September by delivering showpieces from the VIP judge — Japanese designer Mug — who founded one of Tokyo’s most sought-after fashion labels G.V.G.V. — to the fairground.

Herbert Vongpusanachai, Senior Vice President and Managing Director, Hong Kong and Macau, DHL Express, said, “We are honored to partner with HKTDC in support of both eminent and young fashion designers in the region. This appointment is a remarkable vote of confidence in our performance and our efforts to leverage our international network to better serve clients’ business needs across industries, including the fashion industry which is fast-paced in nature. We are well-positioned to support the time-sensitive needs of both small fashion boutiques and multinational retailers that require reliable logistics support.”

Sophia Chong, Assistant Executive Director, HKTDC, said, “We are delighted to have DHL providing reliable logistics support to our annual flagship fashion event. We are confident that DHL Express will provide fast and seamless deliveries of the exquisite and delicate showpieces for our global participants. DHL is a trusted partner with deep understanding of the unique needs of the fashion industry.”

Held from 6 to 9 September 2017, CENTERSTAGE is an internationally acclaimed fashion trade show in the region, designed to promote Asian and international fashion brands.