January 29, 2007 12:40 ET

Media Advisory/Gildan Activewear Inc.: 2007 Annual Meeting of Shareholders

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(CCNMatthews - Jan. 29, 2007) - Mr. Robert M. Baylis, Chairman of the Board of Gildan Activewear Inc. (TSX:GIL)(NYSE:GIL) is pleased to invite you to the Annual Meeting of Shareholders which will be held Thursday, February 1st, 2007 at 11:00 am at the Mount-Royal Centre. The Annual Meeting will be followed by a press conference.

WHAT: Annual Meeting Press Conference and

WHEN: Thursday, February 1, 2007 Thursday, February 1,
at 11:00 am 2007 starting at 12:00 pm

WHERE: Mont-Royal II room Cartier I room
4th Floor 3rd Floor
Mount-Royal Centre Mount-Royal Centre
2200 Mansfield Street 2200 Mansfield Street
Montreal, Canada Montreal, Canada

WHO: Robert M. Baylis, Chairman of the Board
Glenn J. Chamandy, President and Chief Executive Officer
Laurence G. Sellyn, Executive Vice-President, Chief Financial
and Administrative Officer

(Please note that cameras will not be allowed inside the room during the Event but a photo op is scheduled 10 minutes before the beginning of the Annual Meeting of Shareholders.)

RSVP : (514) 843-2342

Gildan is a vertically-integrated marketer and manufacturer of quality branded basic apparel. The Company is the leading supplier of activewear for the wholesale imprinted sportswear market in the U.S. and Canada, and also a leading supplier to this market in Europe. The Company sells T-shirts, sport shirts and sweatshirts in large quantities to wholesale distributors as undecorated "blanks", which are subsequently decorated by screenprinters with designs and logos. Consumers ultimately purchase the Company's products, with the Gildan label, in venues such as sports, entertainment and corporate events, and travel and tourism destinations. Other end-uses include work uniforms and similar applications to convey individual, group and team identity. In addition to continuing its growth within the wholesale channel, Gildan is implementing a major new growth initiative to sell athletic socks, underwear and activewear to mass-market retailers in North America.

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