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Apparel Textile Sourcing Virtual Trade Shows 2020

November 16 - 20, 2020

Location: Online – Register for Free 

New Business | New Suppliers | New Speakers

For two weeks this Fall, the world’s top retailers, manufacturers, suppliers and industry professionals will come together for sourcing, networking and education at the largest international sourcing event focused on the North American Apparel, Textile, and Fashion buying sectors. Attendee Registration is free.

The two new virtual events will take place live online October 26-30 and November 16-20. These state-of-the-art digital trade shows will connect more than 300 manufacturers and suppliers from over a dozen countries and regions online via voice, text and video chat with attendees and buyers from Canada, the USA, Latin America, Europe, Australia & elsewhere.

Register once and you are set to enjoy both events, for free. The events will be filled with different suppliers and seminars. These unique events will have their own focus:

The ATS October 26-30 event will have an educational and market focus on global and Canadian trade issues with special attention on the new USMCA trade agreement, pre-exisiting Foreign Trade Agreements, Least Developed Country trade benefits, sustainability and COVID-19.

The ATS November 16-20 event will feature panels and sessions focused on the global supplier and the USA buyer, with an emphasis on the USA Presidential election result and the likely ripple effects on the industries we serve. Analysts, economists, influencers and experts will recap 2020 and provide advantages to seek out in 2021.

Both ATS virtual event seminar tracts will be focused on Sourcing, Design and Sustainability with an emphasis on marketing, logistics, fashion and trade. From near-sourcing in the western hemisphere to continued sourcing from the far-east; from the benefits of automation to the affects of COVID-19 on factories, from sustainable products to a sustainable workforce....from the perpective of the Canadian, the American, and the world audience.

Attendees include designers, brands, buying offices, retailers, eCommerce marketplaces and others sourcing raw materials and completed merchandise.

Exhibits include factories, manufacturers, producers, suppliers and even more businesses from countries all over the globe specializing and producing apparel and textiles.

Speakers include experts and influencers from the world of sourcing, trade, fashion and apparel - from government officials to fashion gurus, to major retail brands - all providing free tips and advice of what 2021 will bring and how to find success. Previous Vitual speakers include: Julia K. Hughes, President - United States Fashion Industry Association , Avedis Seferian - President Worldwide Accredited Responsible Production, Bob Kirke - Executive Director Canadian Apparel Federation, Marc Sidler - Chief Marketing Officer Testex, Laurie Pressman - Vice President Pantone, Rich Harper - Manager of International Trade at Outdoor Industry Association, Jenn Swain - Global Senior Sustainability Manager Burton Outdoor, and many more from the fields of fashion, apparel, business and sourcing

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