Texworld USA – Tuesday, January 26th, 2016

2:00 PM
Sourcing and Trade today and tomorrow
Joshua Teitelbaum, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Textiles, Consumer Goods, and Materials, U.S. Department of Commerce

What is really happening with TPP? Hear about what is currently happening with trade and what’s next. Learn about US trade laws and the details of TPP. How will it affect sourcing will be covered as well as programs already available in other countries.

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Texworld USA – Tuesday, January 26th, 2016

12:30 PM
Get Real: An outline of our cross-industry methodology
Emily Mitnick, Account Director, Stylus Media Group

‘Get Real’ explores how brands can successfully engage with a new generation of austerity-hardened consumers who value fallibility, vulnerability and real human emotion over the idealized promise of a perfect life. We identify key tools, business strategies and commercial opportunities for connecting with this post-aspirational mindset across retail, consumer lifestyle, fashion and marketing.

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Texworld USA – Tuesday, January 26th, 2016

11 AM
Innovation in today’s fiber landscape
David Sasso, VP of Sales, Buhler Quality Yarns Corp.
Terry Lawler, Market Development Manager, Acetate Yarn, Eastman Chemical Company
Tricia Carey, Director Business Development Apparel-Denim, Lenzing Fibers
Arthur Friedman, Senior Editor, Textiles and Trade, WWD (Moderator)

Driven by the need and desire to improve performance characteristics and sustainability standards, fiber and yarn producers have turned up their research and development to create technological improvements and creative solutions for the market. Executives from Buhler Quality Yarns, Lenzing Fibers and Eastman will discuss their latest developments.

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Texworld USA – Monday, January 25th, 2016

4:00 PM
Driving Social Media to Market Your Line
Courtney Spritzer, Co-Founder, Social Fly
Jasmin Chua, Managing Editor, Ecouterre
Amanda Ibrahim, Global Program Manager, Client & Agency Solutions, Google
Ericka Garcia, Business Development , Lenzing Fibers (Moderator)

Social media is everywhere, from the food at brunch to shopping to hashtags. With all the social media competition, come hear how our experts can teach you to stand out and become #bestclothinglineever #mustfollow.

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Texworld USA – Monday, January 25th, 2016

2:30 PM
Latest on Standards and Sustainability
Sandra Marquardt, North America Representative, GOTS
Tricia Carey, Director Business Development Apparel-Denim, Lenzing Fibers
Nikki Hodgson, Corporate Responsibility Coordinator, OIA
Karla Magruder, Founder, Fabrikology (moderator)

GOTS, OIA and Textile Exchange bring you the latest in standards and the tools to identify a more sustainable material. Learn about how to select materials that have a preferred environmental status, can be sourced responsibly and certified to a standard.

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Texworld USA – Monday, January 25th, 2016

1:00 PM
Celebrity Photos, Trademarks, and Hashtags - The Dos and Don’ts of Social Media Posting for Fashion Businesses
Katharyn Bond, Co-Founder, Fashion Law Studio
Nima Katz, Co-Founder, Fashion Law Studio

Social media is a great way to gain exposure for your fashion business. Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest can be very useful tools to help you build your brand and increase your sales. But do you know the legal etiquette for posting?

Fashion Law Studio’s Nima Katz and Katharyn Bond will discuss best practices for: using celebrity photos, using other people's trademarks in your post, protecting your own trademark online and hashtagging

Join us, and learn how you can use the law to avoid lawsuits and protect your fashion brand and business in the digital age!

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Texworld USA – Sunday, January 24th, 2016

4:00 PM
Best in Show: Put Your Best Foot Forward
Mercedes Gonzales, Director, Global Purchasing Companies

This workshop presents key objectives of selling your line at an international tradeshow including marketing your line, exhibiting at a show, selling to buyers, and following up on orders. Learn how to create the right sales strategy, attract buyers, merchandise your booth, and market your brand.

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Texworld USA – Sunday, January 24th, 2016

11:30 AM
“Contact” - Texworld Trend Forecasting: SS/2017
Louis Gerin & Gregory Lamaud, Texworld Art Directors

An overview of the actual trend inspirations throughout Art, Architecture, Design, Re-search, New technologies... There is a keen focus on color palette, color alliance, textures, aspects & much more.. An inspirational seminar for the upcoming season.

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