News Update - April 2010
TCF Australia monthly newsletters deliver exclusive industry updates, and keep you informed of the latest events and news within the Textile Clothing and Footwear industry. Members of TCF Australia are welcome and encouraged to send in news to be considered for newsletter releases. For more info or to subscribe, kindly email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
INTERNATIONAL TRADE EVENTS
HONG KONG FASHION WEEK - 5-8 July 2010
Fashion Industry Prepares to Unveil New Season Trends at HKTDC Hong Kong Fashion Week for Spring/Summer 2011.
Join us on the TCF Australia Buying Mission and get Free Accommodation (conditions apply). Contact Clarisse.email@example.com
INDIA INTERNATIONAL GARMENT FAIR –12-14 July 2010 - www.indiaapparelfair.com
Join us on the TCFWA Buying Mission and get Free Airfare + Accommodation (conditions apply). Contact Clarisse.firstname.lastname@example.org
Taipei IN Style 2010 - 27 - 29 August - www.taipeiinstyle.com
BLUEPRINT in Singapore, April 29th to May 1st 2010, in conjunction with the Audi Fashion Festival
Focused on promoting the best of Australasian fashion to the rest of the world and to provide exposure for the trendiest international fashion labels wanting to enter or further develop their brand in Asian markets. Contact email@example.com
ACASPA TRADE EXPO - 29-31 May - www.acaspa.com.au
For further international fashion events visit www.tcfglobal.com
SUSTAINABLE FASHION & MANUFACTURING FORUM
Bronwyn Darlington provides advice to textile and clothing or other companies on creating ethical and sustainable clothing lines including supply chain design and advice and certifications such as Fair Trade, Carbon Neutral, Carbon offset, Organic Ethical Clothing Australia (formerly ‘No Sweatshop’) and Australian Made.
Register your interest at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 02 9360 0585. More exhibitions and workshops on www.ftgallery.com.au
SWIMSHOW Australia 2011 - 24th-26th February 2011
Showcasing a juried assortment of the southern hemispheres best brands brought together for the boutique swimwear and resort wear markets. Expressions of interest are invited: email@example.com
DESIGN COMPETITION: STUDY FASHION IN PARIS
Calling all students of fashion, budding fashionistas & style interpreters: Check out the PAA/ITAA Fashion Design Competition and spend four months in PARIS! PARIS AMERICAN ACADEMY, in association with the ITAA, is offering an opportunity to study in its prestigious and comprehensive FASHION PROGRAM. Taking place in the spring or fall semester, this course will provide an unrivaled experience set in the heart of culture and the city of style, Paris. Visit www.parisamericanacademy.fr for more details
BUSINESS FOR SALE: established manufacturing & on selling of leading brand corporate apparel Company
This is a wonderful opportunity to establish a cash flow by retailing ready made garments from established national suppliers and, to pick up and run with a pattern library of tailored jackets, skirts, slacks, vests and blouses with sampling sizes available for fittings. More information contact Clarisse.firstname.lastname@example.org
DESIGNER LAUNCHPAD RUNAWAY SHOW – 15 June 2010
Presented by FOCUS Apparel & Accessories Show and Fashion Business Inc (Los Angeles) during the LA Fashion Market. For runaway show consideration contact email@example.com
2010 CITY OF TOWNSVILLE $10,000 INTERNATIONAL DESIGN AWARDS
International search to discover talented designers of all of all ages & nationalities whom wish to establish themselves in the fashion industry. They may be a registered label designer, a student studying fashion in a TAFE Institute or design academy or a talented high school student studying home economics. More information Youth Fashion Expressions Inc www.fashionbash.com.au – All Sponsorship Enquiries: 042 888 7114
FAIR WORK FOR SMALL BUSINESS PROJECT
The COSBOA is delivering information to small businesses owners to help them understand and comply with the new Fair Work Act. Keep posted on this important topic and subscribe to the newsletter. Contact us for foreign language brochures.
Free information for small businesses about your rights and obligations under the Fair Work Act: www.fairworkforsmallbusiness.com.au
EFIC’S ANNUAL GLOBAL READINESS INDEX (GRI) RESEARCH
How do your global plans stack up against other Australian businesses? How has the global financial crisis changed the trends and outlook for exporting and investing offshore over the last 12 months? Which offshore destinations are you targeting and why? Click here to benchmark your business by completing the GRi questionnaire
FASHION RULES - ASK AN EXPERT QUESTION ANSWERED
Do you know the answer to this question? : As a fashion designer I am aware of what designs mean in the fashion sense but what does Design Registration mean? When do I need to register and what should I register?
DO YOU WORK IN MANUFACTURING AND UNDER 35 YEARS OF AGE?
The George Alexander Foundation/ISS Institute Fellowship will be awarded annually. The successful applicant receives a maximum of $10,000 towards costs such as airfares, living allowance, accommodation and/or course fees. Closing date: Monday 28th June 2010, 4pm at the ISS Institute office. More information (03) 9882 0055 or www.issinstitute.org.au
Browse the HKTDC, Trade Promotion Organisation, eMagazines for FREE
To register and get the link contact Clarisse.firstname.lastname@example.org
Database Update – If you have moved or changed your phone/email contact details please remember to let us know. Email us at email@example.com
TCF Australia members are welcome to forward events, articles or information to be considered for our TCFWA newsletters please email them to firstname.lastname@example.org
Carol, Clarisse and the team