GILDAN ACTIVEWEAR INC.
TSX : GIL
NYSE : GIL

GILDAN ACTIVEWEAR INC.

September 15, 2008 16:50 ET

Gildan to Present at Upcoming Institutional Investor Conferences

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Sept. 15, 2008) - Gildan Activewear Inc. (TSX:GIL)(NYSE:GIL) announced that Glenn J. Chamandy, President and CEO and Laurence G. Sellyn, Executive Vice President, Chief Financial and Administrative Officer, will present an overview of the Company's business at the Scotia Capital Back to School Conference 2008 in Toronto, on Tuesday, September 16, 2008 at 1:30 p.m. EDT. Mr. Sellyn will also present at the CIBC World Markets 7th Annual Eastern Institutional Investor Conference in Montreal, on Tuesday, September 23, 2008 at 2:05 p.m. EDT.

Gildan's presentation at these conferences will be simulcast online and will be available on the Company's web site, http://gildan.com/corporate/IR/webcastPresentations.cfm, or at the following URL: http://webcast.streamlogics.com/audience/index.asp?eventid=57155 for the Scotia Capital conference and http://events.startcast.com/events/118/institutional2008 for the CIBC World Markets conference. A replay of the webcasts will be available after the conclusion of the live presentations for the next 30 days, at the locations listed above.

Profile

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 fleece 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. The Company's products are also utilized for work uniforms and other end-uses 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 socks, underwear and activewear to mass-market retailers in North America.

Contact Information

  • Gildan Activewear Inc.
    Sophie Argiriou
    Director, Investor Communications
    514-343-8815
    sargiriou@gildan.com