Texworld USA – Thursday, July 26th, 2012

2:00 PM Get Started Right!
Mercedes Gonzalez, Director, Global Purchasing Companies - New York, NY, USA

This seminar is designed to help new designers successfully set up benefiting from pitfalls, mistakes and triumphs from other designers who are doing it and run a business, themselves. Learn your market, analyze your product, be clear in your brand, perform to your best and reach for the sky!

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Texworld USA – Thursday, July 26th, 2012

12:30 PM World Palette: The International Collection
Mark Woodman, Trend Consultant/Representative North America, Global Color Research - Laurel, Maryland

It is, indeed, a world of color. From Asia to Latin America, Europe to North America, color is what most excites us about culture, nature and local history. Discover what the world thinks now as you journey with Color Marketing Group to these vibrant areas of the planet and see the unveiling of the CMG World Palette.

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Texworld USA – Thursday, July 26th, 2012

11:00 AM TREND: Stepping Out of the Box to Success
Fran Sude, President, Design Options - Los Angeles, CA, USA

How to use Color ranges and Lifestyle trends from "unexpected" places to update your products and add that spark that will make them exciting and sell at retail. We will show you how to bring your design and merchandising talent back to the table and have FUN again. A free season of color will be given away to a lucky attendee.

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Texworld USA – Wednesday, July 25th, 2012

4:00 PM How to Make Dollars and Sense of the American Retail Market
Warren Schoulberg, Editorial Director, Home Textiles Today, Gifts & Decorative Accessories

Warren Shoulberg, editorial director of Home Textiles Today, will present an overview of the U.S. Retail marketplace, discussing the positioning and strategy for the largest stores in home textiles, including Bed Bath & Beyond, Macy’s, JCPenney, Wal-Mart, Target and Kohl’s so that overseas suppliers can better understand their customers here.

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Texworld USA – Wednesday, July 25th, 2012

4:00 PM How to Make Dollars and Sense of the American Retail Market
Warren Schoulberg, Editorial Director, Home Textiles Today, Gifts & Decorative Accessories

Warren Shoulberg, editorial director of Home Textiles Today, will present an overview of the U.S. Retail marketplace, discussing the positioning and strategy for the largest stores in home textiles, including Bed Bath & Beyond, Macy’s, JCPenney, Wal-Mart, Target and Kohl’s so that overseas suppliers can better understand their customers here.

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Texworld USA – Wednesday, July 25th, 2012

2:30 PM Greenpeace Detox report: A Big Fuss over Almost Nothing?
John Mowbray, Editor, Ecotexile News - London, UK

Some of the world's leading apparel brands have developed a new roadmap to the zero discharge of chemicals in their supply chain by 2020. But in the rush to satisfy the immediate demands of the land-mark Greenpeace 'Detox campaign' have these brands bitten off more than they can chew?

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Texworld USA – Wednesday, July 25th, 2012

1:00 PM The Path to Happiness for Winter 2013/2014
Laurie Pressman, Vice-President - Fashion, Home + Interiors, Pantone - New York, NY, USA

While happiness is usually associated with bright colors; for Autumn/Winter 13/14, though these bold color statements are still very present, they are equally balanced by a more peaceful range of shades that reflect a contemplative attitude and new emerging feelings of thoughtful meditation. With color stories becoming more fluid, join us as we examine how color will play with material, texture and superimposition for Autumn/Winter 2013/14.

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Texworld USA – Wednesday, July 25th, 2012

11:00 AM Fantasies and Realities Impacting Color Choices for the Home
in 2013

Laurie Pressman, Vice-President - Fashion, Home + Interiors, Pantone - New York, NY, USA

Colors for 2013 will need to coax and cajole, soothe or astonish, renew and replenish. At the same time, with the need for practicality continuing, it is critical to know which colors will have staying power. Join Laurie Pressman as she reveals the skillfully balanced trend palettes that will be key to enticing the consumer in 2013.

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Texworld USA – Tuesday, July 24th, 2012

4:00 PM ECO: Certifications
Sandra Marwuardt, North America Representative, Global Organic Textile Standard
Anne Gillispie, Director of Industry Integrity, Textile Exchange
Kate Lewis, Deputy Program Manager, US Department of Agriculture

Moderator: Karla Magruder, President, Fabrikology - New York, NY, USA Learn about processes to certify your environmentally friendly products from biobased products to organics and a few products in between. Certification provides transparency and value to your products. Join us for this seminar to start your journey to certifiably better products.

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Texworld USA – Tuesday, July 24th, 2012

2:00 PM Sourcing Hot Spots (1)
Gail W. Strickler, Assistant U.S. Trade Representative
Rick Helfenbein, President, TellaS Ltd/Luen Thai USA
Christopher Han, Textile Representative, KOTRA
Moderator: Arthur Friedman, Senior Editor, Textiles and Trade, WWD

This panel will discuss where the hot spots are for apparel and textile sourcing in a fastchanging global environment. It will look at U.S. free trade agreements and preference programs and the opportunities present for American manufacturers and importers, the shifting landscape in Asia and the potential for manufacturing in Haiti. It will also examine the new landscape for brands offered by the South Korean free Trade Agreement.

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Texworld USA – Tuesday, July 24th, 2012

2:00 PM Sourcing Hot Spots (2)
Gail W. Strickler, Assistant U.S. Trade Representative
Rick Helfenbein, President, TellaS Ltd/Luen Thai USA
Christopher Han, Textile Representative, KOTRA
Moderator: Arthur Friedman, Senior Editor, Textiles and Trade, WWD

This panel will discuss where the hot spots are for apparel and textile sourcing in a fastchanging global environment. It will look at U.S. free trade agreements and preference programs and the opportunities present for American manufacturers and importers, the shifting landscape in Asia and the potential for manufacturing in Haiti. It will also examine the new landscape for brands offered by the South Korean free Trade Agreement.

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Texworld USA – Tuesday, July 24th, 2012

12:30 PM The Fabric of a New Economy
New innovations. New jobs. Less dependence on imported petroleum. This is what USDA’s BioPreferred® program is about. Lenzing’s TENCEL lyocell fiber made from fast growing eucalyptus and DuPont’s biobased Sorona polymer are just two examples of the types of products this program is designed to inspire.

BioPreferred promotes the increased purchase and use of biobased products through a government procurement program and a consumer facing label. Find out what it means to the textiles industry. We will walk you through the benefits and specifics of buying and selling biobased.

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Texworld USA – Tuesday, July 24th, 2012

11:00 AM Textile Innovations - Bleaching: Best Practice and the Environment
Andreas Dorner, Director of Marketing, Lenzing
Ramon Rios Quintana, Sales Director, Santanderina
D. Craig White, Americas Head of Brand/Retail Marketing for Apparel in the Textile
Effects Division, Huntsman International
Moderator: Karla Magruder, President, Fabrikology

The bleaching process has been used in the textile supply chain for decades. Along the way things have changed, more sustainable options are now available. Bleaching still an integral part of textile processing has evolved. Come take part in this seminar where you will learn how products, fibers and fabrics are bleached with the environment in mind.

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Jungle Jam 2012

TENCEL® supported the Upper Austrian Jungle Jam Event of June 2012. The participating athletes were equipped with TENCEL® T-shirts.

Featured competitions: Freeruning, Parcour, gymnastics, Sports Aerobic and other trend sports.

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