From August 22-24, 2016, Toronto, Canada will be host to Canada’s first and only apparel and textile trade show connecting buyers to worldwide manufacturers.
With support pouring in, the show is set the standard for Canadian apparel trade. The exposition will also be featuring events and seminars from top experts in fashion, sourcing, logistics, government and more.
Below are a 5 events you can catch at the expo!
Global Ethical Manufacturing of Apparel and Textiles | featuring Wrap & Testex Executive Panelists
Moderated by Canadian Apparel Federation Executive Director Bob Kirke, speakers this seminar will feature Clay.E.Hickston and Marc Sidler, two of the top executives from “the foremost accredited organizations responsible for researching and certifying apparel and textile products around the world.”
Least Developed Countries Program: How Canadians Can Benefit
This seminar will features First Secretary Commerce Canada for Bangladesh, Dewan Madmud and Executive Director Canadian Apparel Federation, Bob Kirke, who will discuss benefits of being part of Canada’s Least Developed Countries Program and how it will affect Canadian apparel buyers.
Marilyn Tam: Sourcing Force – Executive, Founder, Author
Marilyn Tam, a leader and force in the apparel sourcing arena will be a featured guest at the ATSC. Having held leadership roles at Reebok (President), Nike (VP), Aveda (CEO) along with founder of many startups, Marilyn’s seminar is one not to be missed! Inc Magazine ranks her one of the Top 100 Leadership Speakers in the world. while Brand Channel lists her as one of the four most prominent names in Ethical Business globally.
NAFTA & How Canada Can Benefit
PROMEXICO’s Trade & Investment Commissioner in Toronto, Rodrigo Contreras, will head up this seminar on NAFTA and How Canadian Business Can Benefit.
Entering the US Market
Trish Concannon will head up this seminar which will beneficial to manufacturers who plan to enter the US market. Understanding the customer, product preference by city, region, and demographic will all be covered.