Outdoor Retailer - 2011 Summer Market

Textile Exchange Presenting
Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
August 4-7, 2011
TE Show Contact: Daren Abney
Show website: www.outdoorretailer.com

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Textile Exchange has been invited to present at Outdoor Retailer (OR) in Salt Lake City August 2011. OR is an ideal venue to expose Textile Exchange to a broad range of companies interested in sustainable textiles and prospective new members. At the show, our focus is to introduce the services of Textile Exchange - an educational resource, a vast sustainable materials supply chain network, conferences, consulting, standards setting, and support materials.

OR_Booth“Transforming Textiles: Innovations toward Sustainability”
presented by LaRhea Pepper, Textile Exchange Managing Director
Thursday, August 4, from 11:30am-12:30pm at Marriott Downtown Salon F 

Textile manufacturers, brands and retailers are transforming their businesses in the 21st century to build innovative, sustainable products and increase their competitive edge in the marketplace. Textile Exchange Managing Director, LaRhea Pepper, will discuss natural resource use and efficiency, organic fiber opportunities, green innovations and value chain transparency.  She’ll provide specific examples of best textile sustainability practices from across the global textile industry.    

Global Recycle Standard (GRS) Luncheon
Friday, August 5 from 12noon-1:00pm at Marriott Courtyard (located a few blocks from the show at 130 West 400 South)

Join Textile Exchange and Control Union Certifications for a Global Recycled Standard (GRS) Luncheon on Friday, August 5 from 12noon-1pm at the Marriott Courtyard.  This complimentary lunch will include brief presentations on the GRS with time for Q&A, and provide a great networking opportunity.  If you are interested to attend this lunch please email Daren Abney.  

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This panel discussion will also include two TE members, Patagonia and NewMerino:
"OIA Outdoor University Sustainability Workshop: Beyond the Eco Index - Innovation in the Wool Supply Chain"
Thursday, August 4, 1pm-3pm at Marriott Downtown Salon E.

Textile Exchange's travel to the show is being supported by: