Basics Workshop: Textile and Apparel Sustainability, Portland 2014

March 12, 2014: Day 1: Basics Workshop: Apparel & Textile Sustainability
March 13, 2014: Day 2: Advanced Workshop: Innovation & Collaboration Skills to Implement Sustainability
Hosted at: Nike, Inc.
Woodside Corporate Park
EDO building, Room: Air Zoom Mystify
15475 SW Koll Parkway,
Beaverton, OR 97006
 
Textile Exchange is offering our "Introduction to Sustainability" one-day workshop in Portland. This is offered for colleagues in your business that need "the basics" in order to help lead sustainable change within your organization. Seating is limited, we hope you can join us for this day of interactive and hands-on learning.
 

Basics Workshop: Textile & Apparel Sustainability, 9:00a-5:00p,
Sustainable Apparel Workshop in NYC - March 1, 2012

As sustainability enters our job descriptions, responsibilities and ways of living, it is essential to stop and gather the fundamentals for the apparel and textile industry. This hands-on workshop provides just that opportunity with various group exercises. Spend the day with industry leaders and learn the basics of what is affecting our industry and how to move towards a sustainable future.

The main content of the Sustainability Basics Workshop will include:
·      Overview on the impacts of the apparel industry, socially & environmentally
·      Sustainable Materials – detailed descriptions on organic, recycled & cellulosic
·      Responsible Processing – dyeing & finishing
·      Ethical Manufacturing
·      Product Integrity, Transparency, Certification & Labeling
 

This workshop is especially designed for attendees involved in:
·      Buying, Sourcing & Production
·      Design
·      Fabric and Garment Development
·      Marketing and Communication
·      Educators for fashion and design

TESTIMONIALS
“The most valuable part of the 2012 Workshop was listening to the various speakers representing a cross section of the business.  I felt like TE did an excellent job getting a great mix of people to attend.”

Liz Mullins, Director of Corporate Textiles
Jones New York
 
“I was impressed by the knowledge of the presenters and how sustainability touches every aspect of the manufacturing cycle.”
Arthur Friedman, Senior Editor
Women’s Wear Daily
 



COMPANIES REGISTERED TO ATTEND:
As of March 10, 2014 multiple attendees from these companies are registered to join the workshop:
A&H Sportswear
Athleta
Avery Dennison
Bestseller - Turkey
Carhartt
Eclectrics, LLC.
Eileen Fisher / Green Eileen
ExOfficio
Nike, Inc.
PISTIL Designs
prAna
Solidaridad
Textile Exchange
Volcom
Whole Foods Market

CONTACT US
If you have any questions or interest to attend this event, please contact Daren Abney.
Group Exercise from the last TE Workshop - NYC on March 19, 2013:

Sustainable Apparel Workshop in NYC - March 1, 2012
 
 
Hosted by Nike, Inc. 

Day 1: Basics Workshop: Apparel & Textile Sustainability, March 12, 2014

Click the below pdf to download the Agenda.
 

Download the registration form here. Email your completed registration form to Conference@TextileExchange.org.

Workshop Fees – Fees per attendee

Day 1: Basics Workshop: Apparel & Textile Sustainability
Wed., March 12, 2014; 9:00am – 5:00pm 
(Breakfast & Lunch Included)

Registration  Fee

   $475 USD
Discounted TE Member Fee
     $400 USD

Day 2: Advanced Workshop: Innovation & Collaboration Skills to Implement Sustainability
Thurs., March 13, 2014; 9:00am – 5:00pm 
(Breakfast & Lunch Included)

Registration  Fee

   $475 USD
Discounted TE Member Fee
     $400 USD

Day 1 AND Day 2:
Tues., March 12 and Thurs., March 13, 2014.
(Special discount of $100 USD available for attending both days.)

Registration  Fee

   $850 USD
Discounted TE Member Fee
    $700 USD

Registration Policy: To secure your space at the workshop, payment must be received before your registration can be processed. Click here to review the cancellation policy.

 

Contact us with any questions Conference@TextileExchange.org.

WORKSHOP LOCATION
Hosted at: Nike, Inc.
Woodside Corporate Park
EDO building, Room: Air Zoom Mystify
15475 SW Koll Parkway,
Beaverton, OR 97006
 

 
The following hotels are near the workshop location:
NOTE: Breakfast will not be available at the workshop.
 
 
15520 NW Gateway Court Beaverton OR 97006 
Area Shuttle Available, Free Hi-speed Internet, Restaurant
 
 
 
15583 NW Gateway Court Beaverton OR 97006 
Free Wireless Internet, Complimentary Breakfast
 
 
 
15402 NW Cornell Road Beaverton OR 97006
Area Shuttle Available, Free Wireless Internet, Restaurant
 
 


Sustainable Apparel Workshop in NYCREGISTRATION POLICY
To secure your space at the workshop, payment must be received before your registration can be processed - click here to download the registration form.  Substitute attendees are welcome and encouraged at any time. Contact us for more details.
 

 
CANCELLATION POLICY
Before February 1, 2014:
Textile Exchange will issue a full refund until February 1, 2014.  Please note, a $50 processing/service fee will be charged for any cancellation.

Between February 1 -  March 1, 2014:
If you cancel your reservation February 1 - March 1, 2014 a 50% refund will be issued.

After March 1, 2014:
No refunds are available for cancellations after March 1, 2014. Substitute attendees are encouraged and welcome at any time.
CONTACT US
If you have any questions about the workshop, please contact us today!