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The BF+DA Returns to Texworld USA
Monday, July 17, 2017 - Wednesday, July 19, 2017
Come join the Brooklyn Fashion + Design Accelerator for Texworld USA, the East Coast’s largest sourcing event for apparel fabric buyers, research and product development specialists, designers, merchandisers and overseas sourcing professionals. Held bi-annually, Texworld USA provides the opportunity to meet directly with a wide range of manufacturers from Asia, the Middle East, North America and from many other regions from around the globe. See in-demand, affordable apparel fabrics, trims and accessories for every product line – women, men, juniors and children/infant wear.
This is a must attend event for professionals in every facet of the industry – ready to be inspired by fabrics, influenced by the latest trends and introduced to a host of reliable, cutting-edge apparel textile companies.
Make plans now to come see the BF+DA’s booth F32, for three days of sourcing, seminars and networking at the Javits Convention Center, located at 655 West 34th Street.
Register here for Texworld USA.
Register here for Apparel Sourcing.
JOIN US! (Seminar) Sustainability: Water Use, Conservation & Pollution
Tuesday, July 18, 11 am, Room A, 1 E03, Lower Level
Fresh from hosting Planet Textiles Summit in India where water availability, water conservation and wastewater pollution were at the top of the agenda, John Mowbray, Founder and Director of MCL News & Media, which publishes Ecotextile News, considers how our industry should change its approach to a keyresource that sustains all life on Earth.
Tricia Carey, Head of Global Business Development, Denim – Lenzing Fibers, Inc.
Jeff Wilson, Director of Business Value Strategy & Development – Textile Exchange
Tara St. James, Production Coordinator and Research Fellow – Brooklyn Fashion + Design Accelerator
Moderator – John Mowbray, Owner and Founder – EcoTextile News / MCL News & Media
JOIN US! (Industry Roundtable) Conquering the Production Process as an Independent or Emerging Brand
Tuesday, July 18, 2 pm, Room 1E05, Lower Level
Join StartUp FASHION and industry experts for a discussion on the challenges of low minimum sourcing, small batch production, and how emerging and independent designers can overcome these issues to launch successful brands.
Nicole Giordano, Founder – StartUP FASHION
Shannon Lohr- Factory45
Liz Long- Learn to Launch a Product
Tara St. James, Production Coordinator, Research Fellow at Brooklyn Fashion + Design Accelerator
To learn more about how brands are taking on ethical fashion strategies, check out the Brooklyn Fashion + Design Accelerator’s Sustainable Fashion Roadmap tool.