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IntertechPira's Smart Fabrics 2012 conference - now in its eighth year - is the only event of its kind that gathers attendees from around the globe in one place from the fashion, technology, electronics, research, academia, textile and diverse applications communities. The conference will focus on the evolution of smart fabrics, where the industry stands today, and projected next steps in technology implementation. Attendees will learn about the latest market trends, technological developments, and projections on what the future holds for the smart fabrics industry.
The African Cotton and Textile Industries Federation (ACTIF) is a regional trade body formed in June 2005 by the Cotton, Textile and Apparel sectors from Eastern and Southern Africa covering the COMESA, SADC and the EAC trading blocks. ACTIF's mandate is to bring the disparate needs of the cotton, textile and apparel sectors into a cohesive and consensus driven positions at the regional and international trade and development forums; to be dedicated to the specific concerns of the industry; and to promote improved competitiveness in both the regional and global market place.
Sedex, the Supplier Ethical Data Exchange, is a not for profit membership organisation for businesses committed to continuous improvement of the ethical and responsible practices in their supply chains. Sedex enables companies to share data on issues covering labour standards, the environment, business integrity and health and safety. Members are from a wide variety of sectors around the world including over 4,000 customers and sites in the apparel industry.
Clothesource is a leading supplier of information to the apparel
industries, providing market and sourcing information to clothing buyers and manufacturers,
helping them to stay competitive, and helping them to spot new opportunities when they arise.
The Freedonia Group is a leading independent international business research company, founded in 1985, that publishes more than 100 industry research studies annually.
Our industry analysis provides an unbiased outlook and a reliable assessment of an industry and includes product and market forecasts, industry trends, threats and opportunities, competitive strategies, market share
determinations and company profiles. Freedonia also offers concise Focus Reports and Composite Forecasts, as well as a full Custom Research service.
TCF Services Pty Ltd is
a consulting practise engaged in providing strategic advice, hands on delivery
services and specialised tools to assist it's clients to best leverage
funding and maintain compliance under Commonwealth industry assistance schemes
designed to facilitate business investment in Australian manufacturing in
either the Automotive or Textile, Clothing and Footwear sectors.
The International Apparel Federation is a politically neutral global association, open to entrepreneurs and executives from the apparel chain
worldwide. Its membership includes national clothing associations and
companies whose core business is sourcing, designing, development,
manufacturing, distribution, and retailing of apparel products.
Active in many countries in native languages
as business to business platform for the local fashion industries offering the latest fashion
news, the Fashion Career Centers and a world wide fashion websites directory and information.