News Update - April 2011
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 email@example.com.
8th SHANGHAI TEXTILE AND APPAREL TRADE FAIR, 20th-22nd April
Exhibit product range will include apparel, fabric and trims & accessories.
HONG KONG INTERNATIONAL HOME TEXTILES FAIR, 20th-23rd April
Large sourcing fair for home textiles, travel sponsorships available.
HONG KONG FASHION WEEK FOR SPRING/SUMMER, 4th-7th July
Join the TCF AUSTRALIA Buying Mission to HK - Accommodation Sponsorship Available & VIP Buyers Pass available for all buyers. Advance registrations now open for 3 night’s accommodation sponsorship for 1st time buyers, including free Hong Kong business matching. Applications email firstname.lastname@example.org
INDIA INTERNATIONAL GARMENT FAIR, NEW DEHLI, 12th-14th July
Join TCF Australia Buying Mission to India – you may be eligible for Sponsorship of complimentary airfare & 4star Hotel accommodation for established buyers. 47th India International Garment Fair is the prefect show to source manufacturers and showcase women’s, men’s, children’s and accessories Applications contact email@example.com
AUSTRALIAN CANVAS and SYNTHETIC PRODUCTS ASSOCIATION TRADE EXPO, SYDNEY, 23rd-25th July
Includes a trade exhibition, networking events, industry related workshops. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
For further international fashion events visit www.tcfglobal.com.
BELMONT BEC & TCFWA WEBINARS TIMES LISTED ARE PERTH TIME (WST)
12/04/2011 How to Start Importing or Exporting Webinar
12/04/2011 Credit Management/Debt Collection Webinar
12/04/2011 SEO and Google Adwords Webinar**
13/04/2011 How to Start Your New Business - Webinar
13/04/2011 Buying or Selling a Business Webinar
13/04/2011 Email Marketing Campaigns Webinar**
14/04/2011 Start a Fashion Label Webinar
14/04/2011 Avoiding Manufacturing Pitfalls Webinar
14/04/2011 Linking with Retailers and Agents Webinar
14/04/2011 6 Steps to a Successful Marketing Campaign Webinar
19/04/2011 Social Media - A Role for Retailers Webinar**
19/04/2011 Building Online Customer Bases Webinar**
20/04/2011 Pricing and Costing Webinar
20/04/2011 Marketing for Small Businesses Webinar
20/04/2011 Fair Work Webinar
27/04/2011 Marketing Small Fashion Businesses Webinar
27/04/2011 Twitter Webinar**
* The Webinars indicated with a (*) are Complimentary for current members of Friends of Belmont BEC or TCF WA
** The Webinars indicated with a (**) are part of the TCF Australia Online Training & Mentoring Project and are available for free to small businesses less than 20 Employees who have a current ABN
For full schedule of all webinars in April 2011 - www.tcfaustralia.com/Workshops
To suggest webinars and workshop topics, contact Clarisse at email@example.com
ARE YOU A MANUFACTURER WILLING TO INCREASE YOUR CLIENT BASE?
Please submit your area of interest and CMT expertise to firstname.lastname@example.org
SEND US YOUR NEWS
TCF AUSTRALIA members are welcome to forward events, articles or information to be considered for our TCF AUSTRALIA newsletters email email@example.com
INTERNATIONAL FOOTWEAR FAIR MODACALZADO REPORT
IFFM, has issued a report on autumn/winter 2011/2012 – email firstname.lastname@example.org.
PROTECTING YOUR INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY IN CHINA
China is one of Australia’s rapidly growing export partners. Its vast market, unfortunately has gained a reputation for widespread counterfeiting and IP infringement. However, times are changing. With applications for IP growing rapidly and infringement being closely policed, your business may be able to take advantage of the potential for a profitable relationship.
KIPO DESIGN EXAMINATION PERIOD OF FASHION GOODS CUT TO ONE MONTH: Europe has announced to cut short the examination period for designs copyright to two days.
If you have moved or changed your phone/email contact details please remember to let us know. Email us at email@example.com
Carol H, Clarisse, Carol W, Geoffrey, Marg, Kaitlyn, Denice, Sharon, Natalia and the team