Texworld USA - Thursday, July 21, 2011 1:00 PM

1:00 PM (“Starting a Fashion line on a Shoe String”)

Mercedes Gonzalez, Director, Global Purchasing Companies

Forget what you have been reading and the “good” advice you have been getting from your friends. There hasn’t been a better time in the past 20 years to start a new fashion line and you can do this on a shoe string budget. This workshop will give you the key points in outsourcing, financing and managing risk. And no, you don’t need a rich uncle or years of experience to get started.

Starting a Fashion line on a Shoe String

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Posted: July 21 2011, 01:00 PM by: marketing@lenzing.com
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Texworld USA - Thursday, July 21, 2011 11:00 AM

11:00 AM (“Designing for Style and Impact”)

Jamila Payne, President, National Association of Sustainable Fashion Designers

This session caters to start-up designers who are interested in beginning an environmentally responsible fashion business. We will explore current opportunities, sustainable practices, and case studies of existing fashion businesses.

Designing for Style and Impact

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Posted: July 21 2011, 11:00 AM by: marketing@lenzing.com
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Texworld USA - Wednesday, July 20, 2011 4:30 PM

4:30 PM (“Refocus – Resetting the Color Spotlight for Autumn/Winter 2012/2013*”)

Laurie Pressman, Vice-President – Fashion, Home and Interiors, Carlstadt NJ

To refocus is to try something new or different. It may involve change and putting emphasis in a new direction or risk taking by not following the obvious path. Choose your viewpoint and change your perspective when you join us as we explore and refocus the road map to color for Autumn/Winter 2012/2013.

Refocus – Resetting the Color Spotlight for Autumn/Winter 2012/2013

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Posted: July 20 2011, 04:30 PM by: marketing@lenzing.com
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Texworld USA - Wednesday, July 20, 2011 3:00 PM

3:00 PM (“Color Direction: Twists, Turns and Trends for home furnishings in 2012*”)

Laurie Pressman, Vice-President, Fashion, Home and InteriorsThe road map to color for home furnishings in 2012 is filled with interesting new directions. Some paths lead to exhilarating tones and novel color combinations, while others display the more classic hues in a different kind of “mix”. The continuing challenge and goal will be in keeping the consumer visually engaged by blending the playful with the practical. To reach that destination, color is the compass.

Color Direction: Twists

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Posted: July 20 2011, 03:00 PM by: marketing@lenzing.com
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Texworld USA - Wednesday, July 20, 2011 1:00 PM

1:00 PM (“Textile Sustainability: Impacts, Integrity & Innovations”)

Anne Gillespie, Director of Industry Integrity, Textile Exchange

Textile manufacturers, brands and retailers are transforming their businesses in the 21st century to build innovative, sustainable products to increase their competitive edge in the marketplace. TExtile Exchange Director of Industry Integrity, Anne Gillespie, will discuss the business opportunities in product integrity, natural resource use and efficiency, green innovations and value chain transparency. She’ll provide specific examples of best textile sustainability practices from across the global textile industry.

Textile Sustainability: Impacts

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Posted: July 20 2011, 01:00 PM by: marketing@lenzing.com
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Home Textiles Sourcing Expo - Wednesday, July 20, 2011 11:00 AM

11:00 AM (“Sourcing Home Textiles from Pakistan – Challenges and Opportunities”)

Imran Lateef, Founder and CEO of Texlynx - a global sourcing company

Global sourcing dynamics are always changing, and companies are faced with the challenge of importing goods from the market overseas. Texlynx is one of the largest sourcing companies in Pakistan. Imran Lateef will discuss what a company needs to know about sourcing in Pakistan today and in the future. Pakistan’s provider advantages, strengths and weaknesses. What to look for in a relationship from a mill and what you need to know about costs,
product quality, freight, trade policy and customs, timelines.

Sourcing Home Textiles from Pakistan – Challenges and Opportunities

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Posted: July 20 2011, 11:00 AM by: marketing@lenzing.com
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Texworld USA - Wednesday, July 20, 2011 9:00 AM

09:00 AM (“Mill Seminar”)

Tricia Carey, Merchandising Manager, Lenzing Inc.
Damaris Botwick, Product Development, Marc by Marc Jacobs

Mill Seminar

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Posted: July 20 2011, 09:00 AM by: marketing@lenzing.com
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Home Textiles Sourcing Expo - Tuesday, July 19, 2011 4:00 PM

4:00 PM (“HOW TO SOURCE DUTY-FREE TEXTILES FROM EGYPT”)

Dr. Ashraf El Rabie, Consulate Head, Trade Office of Egypt in New YorkGet insights on the Egyptian economy, on how to promote business among US and Egyptian partners and get an update on the Egyptian Home Textile and Garment industry

HOW TO SOURCE DUTY-FREE TEXTILES FROM EGYPT

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Posted: July 19 2011, 04:00 PM by: marketing@lenzing.com
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Home Textiles Sourcing Expo - Tuesday, July 19, 2011 2:30 PM

2:30 PM (“Retail Challenges for the Home Textiles Industr”)

Jennifer Marks, Editor of Home Textiles Today

Many of the hot-button issues the industry is currently grappling with will still be impacting business through 2012, higher raw material costs, higher labor costs, the reconfiguring of product by suppliers and retails to deal with current market conditions and sourcing constraints, including consumer behavior.

Retail Challenges for the Home Textiles Industry

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Texworld USA - Tuesday, July 19, 2011 1:00 PM

11:00 AM (“ The Cellulosic Gap”)

Franz Martin Haemmerle, Independent Textile Consultant

With the 2030 world population estimated to grow by 20%, how will we use our natural resources to meet the needs of the planet? The burden on arable land and water will be greatly influenced. The demand for all textile fibers will increase and approximately one-third of textile fibres will need to be cellulosic fibers. What is the future of fibers and what direction do you need to start moving in?

The Cellulosic Gap

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Texworld USA - Tuesday, July 19, 2011 11:00 AM

11:00 AM (“Fiber Innovation: At the Beginning – Raw Materials”)

Moderator: Karla Magruder, President, Fabrikology
Panelists: Alexandra Steger, Project Manager Apparel - Global Textile Marketing, Lenzing, Austria
Terry Turner, Product Development Director, Unifi
Marc Williamson, COO, Martex Fiber

At the beginning of the textile supply chain is raw materials. However, typically when we want to develop innovative textiles we start with fibers. Come to this seminar to learn where fibers start. Find out how raw materials are affecting not only innovation but every other step within the textile supply chain. The current market is being driven by what is happening at this stage of the supply chain. Stay current and learn about innovation from the very beginning, Raw Materials.

The Cellulosic Gap

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Posted: July 19 2011, 11:00 AM by: marketing@lenzing.com
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Lava Pro Electric Arc Performance

Lava Pro fabric containing Lenzing FR® fiber provides superior electric arc protection.

Lava Pro is inherently flame resistant. Even after severe electric arc exposure fabric does not shrink, and break open.

Thanks to Lenzing FR® fiber fabric provides outstanding moisture management, furthermore it is soft, breathable and comfortable next to skin.

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Posted: July 18 2011, 09:00 AM by: marketing@lenzing.com
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Lava Pro Welding and Flexing Performance

Lava Pro fabric containing Lenzing FR® fiber provides superior protection against sparks derived from welding and flexing.

Lava Pro is inherently flame resistant. Even after severe weld and flexing spark exposure fabric does not shrink, burn and break open.

Thanks to Lenzing FR® fiber fabric provides outstanding moisture management, furthermore it is soft, breathable and comfortable next to skin.

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Posted: July 18 2011, 09:00 AM by: marketing@lenzing.com
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Lava Pro Metal Splash Performance

Lava Pro fabric containing Lenzing FR® fiber provides superior protection against liquid iron, steel and copper splash

Lava Pro is inherently flame resistant. Even after severe metal splash exposure fabric does not shrink, burn and break open.

Thanks to Lenzing FR® fiber fabric provides outstanding moisture management, furthermore it is soft, breathable and comfortable next to skin.

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Posted: July 18 2011, 09:00 AM by: marketing@lenzing.com
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