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Textile Sustainability Conference to Foster Collaboration on Best Practices

Textile Exchange will host its annual Textile Sustainability Conference October 4-7 in Hamburg, Germany, bringing together textile professionals from around the globe to share progress, knowledge and best practices.

Some of the world’s foremost thought leaders will participate in progressive sessions and networking opportunities, where attendees will be informed, engaged and inspired.

Roughly 320 attendees from the around the world will be in attendance, representing every sector of the textile supply network—from raw material providers through to retailers, as well as a host of like-minded NGOs and supporting organizations. Anyone interested in textile sustainability can glean something from the event.

Of particular note, the content for the conference is largely developed with the following audiences in mind (both beginner and advanced): marketing and communications, non-profits and NGO’s, sustainability and CSR, design and innovation, brands and retailers, supply/value network and materials R&D.

“The Textile Sustainability Conference brings people together who want to make a real and meaningful difference in the world,” Textile Exchange said. “This intimate event allows attendees to learn from and interact with each other and over 40 speakers who have had a part in leading the textile sustainability industry to where it is today. Attendees will leave inspired, better informed, and equipped with a network of connections to produce positive impacts.”

The full line-up of events include:

Oct. 4 – Conference Day 1 ending with a Cocktail Reception sponsored by Otto Group and CmiA

Oct. 5 – Conference Day 2 ending with networking dinners

Oct. 6 – 5th Annual Organic Cotton Round Table meeting

Oct. 7 – Seed Summit: Building a Resilient Future for Organic Cotton

Oct. 7 – Post conference Industry Tour opportunities

Full details can be found here.