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Gildan Announces Participation at the CIBC 17th Annual Eastern Institutional Investor Conference

September 24, 2018

MONTREAL, Sept. 24, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Gildan Activewear Inc. (GIL: TSX and NYSE) announced today that Rhodri J. Harries, Executive Vice-President, Chief Financial and Administrative Officer, will participate in an interactive discussion at the CIBC 17th Annual Eastern Institutional Investor Conference to be held in Montreal, Quebec, on Thursday, September 27, 2018 at 3:50 PM ET.

A live audio webcast of the discussion will be available on Gildan’s website at http://www.gildancorp.com/events, as well as a replay following the event.

About GildanGildan is a leading manufacturer of everyday basic apparel which markets its products in North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Latin America, under a diversified portfolio of Company-owned brands, including Gildan®, American Apparel®, Comfort Colors®, Gildan® Hammer™, Gold Toe®, Anvil®, Alstyle®, Secret®, Silks®, Kushyfoot®, Secret Silky®, Therapy Plus™, Peds® and MediPeds®, and under the Under Armour® brand through a sock licensing agreement providing exclusive distribution rights in the United States and Canada. Our product offering includes activewear, underwear, socks, hosiery, and legwear products sold to a broad range of customers, including wholesale distributors, screenprinters or embellishers, as well as to retailers that sell to consumers through their physical stores and/or e-commerce platforms. In addition, we sell directly to consumers through our own direct-to-consumer platforms.

Gildan owns and operates vertically integrated, large-scale manufacturing facilities which are primarily located in Central America, the Caribbean Basin, North America, and Bangladesh. With over 50,000 employees worldwide Gildan operates with a strong commitment to industry-leading labour and environmental practices throughout its supply chain in accordance with its comprehensive Genuine Responsibility™ program embedded in the Company’s long-term business strategy. More information about the Company and its corporate citizenship practices and initiatives can be found at www.gildancorp.com and www.genuineresponsibility.com, respectively.

Investor inquiries: Media inquiries: Sophie Argiriou Garry Bell Vice President, Investor Communications Vice President, Corporate Marketing and Communications (514) 343-8815 (514) 744-8600 sargiriou@gildan.com gbell@gildan.com

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