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Apparel Affinity Group Conference

June 5 - 7, 2018

The Coordinating Committee of the Apparel Affinity Group is working with our hosts, LaSalle College Vancouver (LCV), to take us on a journey through the Vancouver fashion scene with stimulating industry field trips, special speakers and meetings held at both LCV and Kwantlen Polytechnic University.

The theme for this year’s event is: Innovative Business Models - doing it differently

Highlights of this year’s event include:

  • Segueing from the final presentation at last year’s meeting, by Sabine Weber and Gitte Hansen on Seneca College’s ‘Textile Diversion Initiative’, this year’s meeting will explore responsible and innovative design, production, marketing and community endeavours in the pursuit of a circular economy
  • Touring design, production and retail facilities of leading local, national and international fashion labels from technical apparel to luxury wear in the city of Vancouver
  • Meeting local industry professionals
  • Networking with peers
  • Exploring best practices in teaching and learning.

The cost per conference participant includes all industry visits, snacks and several meals.

Accommodation for the meeting will be hosted by The Listel Hotel, a boutique hotel located adjacent to smack- dab downtown Vancouver on trendy Robson St. Check it out at www.thelistelhotel.comCost per night for single or double occupancy is $294.00 including taxes and fees (must book by April 10th, 2018). To book your room, call the Listel Hotel Reservation Line at 1 800-663-5491  Identify yourself as “Apparel Affinity Group Rate” for the discounted rate.

AAG members wishing to stay extra nights may book from June 2 through June 10 at the meeting rate of $294.

 
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Space is limited, register below.   Registrations after April 15th accepted based on availability of space.
 
 

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