2014 Textile Sustainability Conference

November 9, 10, 11, & 12, 2014
Portland, Oregon, USA
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Textile Exchange’s 2014 Conference Presents:
“Driving Meaningful Change”
A Global Textile Sustainability Conference

November 9 - Organic Cotton Round Table and Conference Check-in
Novemeber 10 - 12 - Textile Sustainability Conference
 
Textile Exchange conferences are intimate venues where people who are passionate about diving deeply into new, challenging, or inspiring topics connect and create sustainable, scalable solutions. The 2014 Textile Sustainability Conference is no exception!  With Portland playing host to this conference and being a hub for many environmentally and socially minded brands and retailers, we want to leverage the experience and expertise of those gathered by ensuring we address topics that the industry finds critical.
 
This year’s conference will inspire, educate and provide the tools for everyone to Drive Meaningful Change.
  • Create BIG HAIRY AUDACIOUS GOALS (BHAGs) for your company and yourself.
  • Learn from industry leaders how to deliver.
  • Connect with major players in the textile supply chain.
  • Gather information on the latest resources.
  • Leave with tools and solutions to accomplish your BHAGs.
 
NEW! Appointment Scheduler is Now Open!
Don't miss the chance to schedule one-on-one appointments with other attendees - Register today to access this great new feature!

Who is Registered to Attend? (Updated: September 22, 2014)

American Apparel, Inc Kowa Company
Archroma Lenzing Fibers
Arvind Limited Levis
Avery Dennison Mahima Organic
BASF Textile Chemicals Martex Fiber Southern Corp.
Bergman/Rivera Mountain Equipment Coop (MEC)
Better Cotton Initiative (BCI) Mecilla Limited
Big Bansals Nature USA
BIOCOTON  Naturepedic Organic Mattresses
biov8tion New Balance Athletic Shoe
bluesign technologies Nicole Bridger Design
Brown and Wilmanns Environmental Nike, Inc.
Burton Snowboards NIMKARTEK TECHNICAL SERVICES PVT LTD
Canopy Norrøna
Canopy Novozymes
ChainPoint Olah Inc.
Change Agency OrganiMark (Pty) Ltd
Control Union Orta Anadolu
Control Union India Otis College of Art and Design
Converse Otto Group
Cotton Incorporated Outdoor Industry Association (OIA)
Cotton made in Africa Panoco Trading Co., Ltd.
CottonConnect Patagonia
Coyuchi, Inc. Portico Brands | Under the Canopy
Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute prAna
Darlington Fabrics Pratibha Syntex Ltd.
Dibella India PVH Corp
Draper Knitting Company SCS Global Services
DyStar Group  Soil Association Ltd.
Ecocentric Brands Sourcing Journal
Egedeniz Tekstil A.S. Stanley & Stella
Eileen Fisher Inc. Studio Bert Forma Inc.
EKSOY Group Sumerra
Esquel Sustainability in Review
European Outdoor Group Sustainable Cotton Project 
fabrikology Target Corporation
Far Eastern New Century Texas Organic Cotton Marketing Cooperative
Fjällräven Textile Exchange
Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) Textile Technology & Trend Reports
Green Eileen The North Face
GreenBiz Group Tommy Hilfiger Europe BV
H&M Tredway White 
HFI-North America Trucost
Hohenstein Institute America, Inc. TS Designs
Hussain Mills Limited USDA-ARS-SRRC
ICEA Water Footprint Network
IWTO Weinstein PR
Jpke Sports LLC West Valley College
KARIBU TEXTILES MILLS  LTD WestPoint Home LLC
Kering Williams-Sonoma, Inc.

The Annual Textile Exchange 'Textile Sustainability Conference,'

 
     
                Where Great Speakers,                and Active Participants come...
                                                 
                                       ... to Work Together,                                         to Create Solutions.
 



2013 CONFERENCE DIARY & RECAP:
For a look at what the TE Conference is all about, download the complimentary 2013 Post-Conference Diary for complete details and outcomes of the 2013 Istanbul Conference.

Click Here to download your complimentary copy of the TE Conference Diary today!

 
SPONSORS  (current as of September 23, 2014)
Thank you to our current 2014 Portland Sponsors for making this event possible

Cocktail Reception Sponsors
                                                                   
                   C&A Foundation                    |   e3 by Bayer CropScience  |                    Nike, Inc.                  
Lunch Sponsor
        
                    
   Pratibha Syntex         |                   prAna
Exhibit Room Sponsors
          
     Esquel Group          |          Lenzing Fibers        |
Friend of Conference Sponsors
           
                                                           
      egedeniz    |     Eileen Fisher, Inc.   | The North Face |            Novozymes             |               Olah, Inc.             |  Texas Organic Cotton Marketing Coop  |
Organic Cotton Round Table Sponsors
         
    GOTS      |                PE International
Conference Bag Sponsor

     Hemp Fortex Industries
Media Sponsor

 
CONTACT US:
Questions? Contact Conference@TextileExchange.org

Download the 2014 Conference Agenda below:

(updated September 22, 2014)

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Why Sponsor the 2014 Textile Sustainability Conference?
• Collaborate with prospects, partners, and clients in an active, focused learning environment.
• Raise your corporate profile with top textile industry executives.
• Demonstrate leadership by being a part of the latest discussions around critical sustainability issues.
• Access the best and brightest textile thought leaders and gain insight into future trends.
• Link your brand with the Textile Exchange brand, and let us introduce you to a larger market.

Position your Company as an Innovator and a Leader
Raise the profile of your company and key staff and connect with your customers and business partners in an inspirational, highly focused learning environment.  There’s no better way to develop senior contacts and enhance your industry credibility.  Participate in the development of a major event, and contribute to the discussion of your sector’s top issues and opportunities.  The TE Conference has a proven track record for bringing together top executives and thought leaders to debate the issues, and create sustainable, scalable solutions.
 

Drive Brand Awareness over our Six-Month Conference Marketing Campaign
Textile Exchange, together with our media partners, will be running a comprehensive, six-month plus multi-media strategy, including both online and offline communications, all designed to attract the experts and business leaders who have a stake in the issues and can contribute to the discussion. Raise your company profile by participating as a conference sponsor and benefiting from this visibility.

The support of our sponsors makes this annual conference possible. For information on sponsoring the 2014 Textile Sustainability Conference, contact Conference@TextileExchange.org
 


SPONSORS  (current as of September 23, 2014)
Thank you to our current 2014 Portland Sponsors for making this event possible

Cocktail Reception Sponsors
                                                                   
                   C&A Foundation                    |   e3 by Bayer CropScience  |                    Nike, Inc.                  
Lunch Sponsor
        
                    
   Pratibha Syntex         |                   prAna
Exhibit Room Sponsors
           
     Esquel Group          |          Lenzing Fibers        |
Friend of Conference Sponsors
           
                                                            
      egedeniz    |     Eileen Fisher, Inc.   | The North Face |            Novozymes             |               Olah, Inc.             |  Texas Organic Cotton Marketing Coop  |
Organic Cotton Round Table Sponsors
         
    GOTS      |                PE International
Conference Bag Sponsor

     Hemp Fortex Industries
Media Sponsor

Registration is Now Open!


Sun. November 9: Conference check-in and Organic Cotton Roundtable
Mon. November 10 - Wed. November 12: 2014 Textile Sustainability Conference
Wed. November 12: Optional afternoon Factory Tour

Conference Fees:

         TE Member discounted rate:    $1,300 USD
         Non-Member rate:                   $1,575 USD

*All fees are per attendee.

Who is Registered to Attend? (Updated: September 22, 2014)

American Apparel, Inc Kowa Company
Archroma Lenzing Fibers
Arvind Limited Levis
Avery Dennison Mahima Organic
BASF Textile Chemicals Martex Fiber Southern Corp.
Bergman/Rivera Mountain Equipment Coop (MEC)
Better Cotton Initiative (BCI) Mecilla Limited
Big Bansals Nature USA
BIOCOTON  Naturepedic Organic Mattresses
biov8tion New Balance Athletic Shoe
bluesign technologies Nicole Bridger Design
Brown and Wilmanns Environmental Nike, Inc.
Burton Snowboards NIMKARTEK TECHNICAL SERVICES PVT LTD
Canopy Norrøna
Canopy Novozymes
ChainPoint Olah Inc.
Change Agency OrganiMark (Pty) Ltd
Control Union Orta Anadolu
Control Union India Otis College of Art and Design
Converse Otto Group
Cotton Incorporated Outdoor Industry Association (OIA)
Cotton made in Africa Panoco Trading Co., Ltd.
CottonConnect Patagonia
Coyuchi, Inc. Portico Brands | Under the Canopy
Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute prAna
Darlington Fabrics Pratibha Syntex Ltd.
Dibella India PVH Corp
Draper Knitting Company SCS Global Services
DyStar Group  Soil Association Ltd.
Ecocentric Brands Sourcing Journal
Egedeniz Tekstil A.S. Stanley & Stella
Eileen Fisher Inc. Studio Bert Forma Inc.
EKSOY Group Sumerra
Esquel Sustainability in Review
European Outdoor Group Sustainable Cotton Project 
fabrikology Target Corporation
Far Eastern New Century Texas Organic Cotton Marketing Cooperative
Fjällräven Textile Exchange
Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) Textile Technology & Trend Reports
Green Eileen The North Face
GreenBiz Group Tommy Hilfiger Europe BV
H&M Tredway White 
HFI-North America Trucost
Hohenstein Institute America, Inc. TS Designs
Hussain Mills Limited USDA-ARS-SRRC
ICEA Water Footprint Network
IWTO Weinstein PR
Jpke Sports LLC West Valley College
KARIBU TEXTILES MILLS  LTD WestPoint Home LLC
Kering Williams-Sonoma, Inc.

Conference Registration Cancellation Policy:

Before September 30, 2014:
Textile Exchange will issue a full refund until September 30, 2014. Please note, a $200 processing/service fee will be charged for any cancellation received on or before September 30, 2014.

Between October 1 - 22, 2014:
For reservations cancelled anytime between October 1-22, 2014, a 50% refund will be issued.

After October 22, 2014:
No refunds will be issued for cancellations made after October 22, 2014.

* Substitute attendees are welcome and encouraged at any time. These changes can be made by simply modifying your registration record.
 


CONTACT US:

Questions? Contact us here.

Conference Location & Hotel Information:
Textile Exchange has negotiated special group rates for a limited number of rooms at the conference venue, the Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront. 

*Room Rate: $159 USD

The number of rooms are LIMITED and available on a first come, first served basis. The negotiated rate is ONLY available until October 15, 2014 or until sold out.
*This room rate is only available by booking online by using the button above. If the button does not work, copy and past the URL into your browser: https://resweb.passkey.com/Resweb.do?mode=welcome_ei_new&eventID=10947340.
Bookings can also be made by calling 1-877-901-6632. Mention you are with the Textile Exchange conference to receive the group rate.

 

Exhibit spaces and Mannequin sponsorships are available on a first come, first served basis! Click here to download the Exhibit Space document for more information.

If you have any questions or wish to reserve your exhibit space, contact us. As a reminder, Conference Sponsors receive exhibit spaces along with their sponsorship in addition to other benefits and greater brand visibility.

Exhibit Space Prices:

TE Member Discounted Rate: $1,500 USD

Regular Rate: $3,000 USD