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News Update – December 2009

 
 
 
 
 

TCFWA monthly newsletters deliver exclusive industry updates, and keep you informed of the latest events and news within the Textile Clothing and Footwear industry. Members of TCFWA are welcome and encouraged to send in news to be considered for newsletter releases. For more info or to subscribe, kindly email us at info@tcfwa.com.

Our latest News are:

INTERNATIONAL TRADE EVENTS

WORLD BOUTIQUE & HONG KONG FASHION WEEK Fall/Winter from 18-21 January, 2010 – World Boutique Hong Kong will be held concurrently. To register for TCF Buying Mission and apply for the Unbeatable AIR + HOTEL Travel Package for TCFWA & Belmont BEC NEW Buyers email info@tcfwa.com

44TH INDIA INTERNATIONAL GARMENT FAIR – 20-22 January, 2010 New Delhi – Register for TCFWA Buying Mission you may be eligible for Airfare & 2 nights Accommodation Sponsorship email info@tcfwa.com outlining your sourcing requirements and label background.

MIAMI INTERNATIONAL FASHION WEEK
Calling for any fashion, jewellery or accessory designers who may be interested in showcasing their Spring/Summer Collections at Miami International Fashion Week (MIFW) in March 2010. The event is well supported by an international audience and provides participating designers a global platform for both media and sales exposure.  Ask for participation guidelines and event costs. For a Designer Information pack contact Sylma Cabrera puresoul.au@gmail.com

PERTH CALENDAR

SWAP-O-RAMA-RAMA COMES TO PERTH – It will be abuzz with the recycling and re-modelling of used clothing items at the first Australian Swap-O-Rama-Rama. Talented helpers will be on hand to help you re-model last year’s castoffs into original fashion pieces. Under their guidance, you can make the move from consumer to creator, and have fun in the process. Swap-O-Rama-Rama is also seeking for sewing machines, materials and more. ContactSandrasewanista@iprimus.com.au or 043 717 6629Event Venue:Swap-O-Rama-Rama – 5th December at CityFarm – East Perth

BELMONT BUSINESS & PROFESSIONAL WOMEN’S  CLUB CHRISTMAS PARTY – Monday, December 7th, 6pm -8pm – Venue: Jacaranda House Community Centre, 146 Epsom Avenue, Belmont – Guest speaker: Glenys Clarke. BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL. For more details contact: Vicki Glenny at vicki.glenny@bigpond.com or 0407 817 592

UNWRAPPED: THE MARKETPLACE – Please reserve Saturday 19 December for a fabulous new Unwrapped event on the grounds of Central Tafe, Leederville Campus, on Oxford Street.  More information on www.unwrapped.com.au or unwrappedperth@gmail.com

OPPORTUNITIES

$2.5M AVAILABLE FOR INNOVATIVE TCF SMALL BUSINESSES

$2.5 million in grants will be made available to small businesses in the Textile, Clothing and Footwear (TCF) sector, in a new funding round for the TCF Small Business Program to open next Wednesday, 9 December 2009. Senator Kim Carr, Minister for Innovation, Industry, Science and Research, urged TCF small businesses to apply. Information on the TCF Small Business Program:  visit www.ausindustry.gov.au, call 13 28 46 or email the hotline at hotline@ausindustry.gov.au

RETAIL OPPORTUNITY FOR DESIGNERS

Designer boutique Hustle is looking for new designer to join their unique selection of WA designer fashion. Hustle is part of the Fremantle fashion collective alongside boutiques Love in Tokyo, Loop, Ashe and Kartique that are offering a unique shopping experience in Fremantle of cutting edge WA designer fashion and jewellery. Contact Linda Molendijk – 68 High Street Fremantle – 9430 8400 or Clarisse at info@tcfwa.com

BETTY SUGAR: CLOTHING MANUFACTURE IN PERTH

They work with different type of fabrics and more than happy to work with your turn around. Minimum of 20 garments per style up to 1000 garments. (Quantity is flexible and can be discussed depend on style). Customers include Pierre Rucci, Morrison, Liz Davenport, Antipodium,  just to name a few   

Services include: Sampling, Pattern Making, Cutting, Mass Production, Pressing, Made To Measure. For more information contact Betty Tran (Production Manager) 0406 364 585 or betty-sugar@hotmail.com

PREPARING A PHOTO SHOOT OR A SHOWCASE?

• “Feel Beautiful, be Natural” with Nancy Bizzintino Natural Mineral Cosmetics and Natural Skincare. True Mineral cosmetics without any harmful chemicals, fillers or parabens, Cruelty free. Contact Nancy on 0409376066 or visit www.bizzintino.com for more information.

Vic Creations Photography & Graphic Designs. Call 0416 098 788 or Email viccreations@westnet.com.au

NEWS

INTERNATIONAL FASHION CONFERENCE HEADS TO PERTH

Carol Hanlon, Founding Manager of TCFWA, Designedge Fashion Incubator and Belmont BEC is delighted to announce that the 3rd International Fashion Incubator Conference will be held in Perth, September 2011 during the staging of Perth Fashion Festival.

The International Conference will offer new opportunities for fashion business educators and fashion trade events from around the globe to network, discuss best practice and expand global designer marketing and promotional opportunities. The event will also launch an International Fashion Incubator Organisation that will form strategic alliances, share networks and develop new opportunities for Fashion Incubators and its designer members. Visit www.fashionincubators.com for more information

RUNAWAY ROADMAP

Sharon Graubard, SVP Trend Analysis at Stylesight, will map out five emerging trends connecting silhouettes, details, fabrics, colors, inspirations and cultural influences that are sure to impact S/S ’11. Gain exclusive market intelligence, meet our industry experts and network with other leading industry professionals. Additionally, all participants will receive a copy of the presentation. 2 ways to attend: Live SEMINAR at our New York City Office on December 14th @ 4:00 pm EST  or  Live/On-Demand WEBINAR on December 16th @ Noon EST  More info on www.stylesight.com/roadmap

SMART NEWS – IP AUSTRALIA – Going Global: IP and China

More than 4,000 Australian businesses are currently trading in China. At the top of their list of concerns is whether their intellectual property will be protected. Despite its reputation, China provides a range of enforcement remedies. Read more and case studies on www.ipaustralia.gov.au,  under ‘Smartstart’. 

BUSINESS REVIEWS AVAILABLE THROUGH ENTERPRISE CONNECT

The Business Review is a thorough analysis of a business including strengths, weaknesses, strategic issues, critical areas for improvement and potential pathways for growth. The service is undertaken by a skilled, experienced Business Adviser and clients receive a full report which outlines the findings of the review, including advice on future actions   More information about the Business Review service including eligibility criteria is on www.enterpriseconnect.gov.au.

MYSTICAL LOTUS FASHION SHOW 2009– held on 7th November 2009 at the Perth Town Hall was a total blast. There were 23 saree productions by WA Institute of Fashion & Design (Swan TAFE) showcased. Most importantly, the event was able to raise $20,000 for St. Vinnie’s school support program (12k last year). On top of that, the designers donated their prize money. Congratulations to Asha Selvendra, event manager, and her volunteer team for organising such a wonderful event! Thank you for all the generous donations.

DATABASE UPDATE– If you have moved or changed your phone/email contact details please remember to let us know. Email us at info@tcfwa.com

Please note the TCFWA office will be closed

from the 25th December and will reopen on Monday 4th January

Best wishes for the festive season from all the TCFWA team

 

TCFWA MEMBERSHIP

We seek new members to join TCFWA. Membership @ $99 year entitles you to ongoing support in terms of industry contacts – be it sourcing designers, pattern makers, manufacturers (local and overseas), agents, stylists, photographers. It also enables you to access Belmont BEC Legal, accounting and marketing services at a massive 50% discount.

We are a non profit organisation and rely on memberships to have resources in place to assist you, the industry and community. Contact sarita.rodricks@tcfwa.com for your membership form and further information.

INDUSTRY WEBLINKS

TCFWA members are welcome to forward events, articles or information to be considered for our TCFWA newsletters please email at info@tcfwa.com

 

Regards

Carol, Sarita, Clarisse and the team

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News Update – November 2009

 
 
 
 
 

TCFWA monthly newsletters deliver exclusive industry updates, and keep you informed of the latest events and news within the Textile Clothing and Footwear industry. Members of TCFWA are welcome and encouraged to send in news to be considered for newsletter releases. For more info or to subscribe, kindly email us at info@tcfwa.com.

Our latest News are:

INTERNATIONAL TRADE EVENTS

World Boutique & Hong Kong Fashion Week Fall/Winter from 18-21 January, 2010 World Boutique Hong Kong will be held concurrently. To register for TCF Buying Mission re 3 nights free accommodation, VIP Buyer privileges & free business matching contacts email sarita.rodricks@tcfwa.com

44th India International Garment Fair – 20-22 January, 2010 New Delhi To register for TCFWA Buying Mission with sponsored airfare and accommodation to India email sarita.rodricks@tcfwa.com outlining your sourcing requirements and label background.

SWIM FASHION WEEK – 23 – 26 February 2010 – QLD Annual fashion trade event in February at the Sanctuary Cove resort, Gold Coast. It presents the new season wholesale Spring Summer collections of Australia’s leading swimwear designers. This industry-only event is focused towards Australian and Asia Pacific based buyers and fashion media. To express interest contact Lucia Labbate (event director) at lucia.labbate@imgworld.com or 02 9260 2384. More information on www.swimfashionweek.com.au

PERTH CALENDAR

TCF Wednesday 18th November 6-8pm Venue: Ferrara Karaoke Bar, 67 Milligan St., Perth / Cost: $10 Entry Complimentary to TCFWA members. BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL Email events@tcfwa.com Ph 9479 3777. Last TCFWA Networking event of the year!
Don’t miss Swimwear showcase from Silverstar Designerwear (Margaret Sylvester), Speaker Judy Smyth of Bindoon Boots – TCF Award finalist, Speaker Chrissy Game – Alter Real.

SPRING IN BLOOM – THE TELETHON DINNER DANCE 2009 is organised by the Australian Asian Association on Saturday 7th of November. Venue: Embassy Ball Room, Carlisle. Music by the Oceanites (Parts proceeds to Telethon). Tickets available $60 per person. Call into our offices at 7 Fairbrother Street, Belmont.

The Mystical Lotus Fashion Show 2009 Themed ‘Sareeproductions’ Upcoming WA fashion designers from WA Institute of Fashion and Textile – Swan TAFE, will once again be part of this unique show incorporating the use of stunning sarees from India with contemporary ideas and design. Venue: Saturday, 7 November, at the Perth Town Hall from 4.30pm to 6.30pm. Tickets available at: Here’s Luck Lottery Centre, Belmont Forum Shopping Centre or call 9277 7101 or Email: lotto@heresluck.com

Exciting Fashion Talks at Fremantle Arts Centre Fashion Talks provides the rare opportunity to go behind the scenes and into the world of Australia’s best designers in the prime of their careers. Fashion Talks…for anyone interested in fashion. Antipodium Wednesday 11 November – Akira Isogawa Wednesday 18 November – Marnie Skillings Wednesday 25 November – Josh Goot Wednesday 2 December Tickets Adults $20 – Conc $15 – Available from Fremantle Arts Centre or call 9432 9555

Belmont BEC NEW Workshop – The 5 Ways to Attract Customers “It costs 6 times more to attract a new customer, than to keep an existing customer”. Turn all your enquiries into customers before they go elsewhere. Tuesday 24th November from 3pm to 4pm / Cost: $20 per person. Workshop bookings online click here.

BPW Networking and Fellowship – NOVEMBER 16th 5pm-7pmNetworking and Fellowship for business and professional women to meet, share skills and talents. Venue: 150 East Bar & Restaurant, Ascot. To register your interest to attend email Vicki Glenny at Belmont@bpw.com.au or 0407 817 592
This event is featured in the Let’s Celebrate Belmont Festival

Complimentary Cash Flow Workshop on Tuesday 17 November Running a business in this economic climate is undoubtedly tough, so as a valued member of the Westpac Women’s Markets Network we are delighted to offer you a complimentary Cash Flow Workshop. Westpac workshops are designed for women to interact in a sharing environment covering a range of business financial management concepts in an easy-to-follow, practical format. To register for your complimentary Module 1 session, please click here or visit www.therubyconnection.com.au

Fair Work for Small Business The Council of Small Business of Australia, Workforce Guardian and Telstra Business present an online one-stop-shop for education and information for small businesses on the Fair Work Act. They offers free educational seminars designed to help you understand your business obligations. Next Webinar is Tue, Nov 17, 2009 (9:30 AM – 11:00 PM EST) To register for a webinar visit www.fairworkforsmallbusiness.com.au
An initiative of the Council of Small Business of Australia with funding from the Federal Government

The Secrets to Public Speaking Confidence – New WorkshopHow to become a confident public speaker and overcome any fear associated with speaking or presenting. The presenter, Peter Dhu, is an experienced and acclaimed speaking trainer and coach who for over 20 years has helped thousands of people overcome their fear and become more confident and effective in their public speaking. Wednesday 2nd December from 9pm to 12pm / Cost: $75 per person. Workshop bookings online click here or to register your interest to attend email workshops@belmontbec.com – 9479 3777

OPPORTUNITIES

Swap-O-Rama-Rama – Artist Open Call
You are invited to participate in Swap-O-Rama-Rama as staff. They are seeking artists of all calibers, recyclers and creatives of all kinds for the following roles: publicity, artist taught DIY workshops, designer run sewing stations, silk screening, fashion show production, reuse designers for a recycled fashion show, sorters (get first dibs on clothes) and general help. Contact Sandra – sewanista@iprimus.com.au or 043 717 6629 Event Venue: Swap-O-Rama-Rama – 5th December at CityFarm – East Perth

European Business Advise for Labels willing to export
John Elvin have extensive UK and North American retail and global manufacturing experience in men ladies and children fashion and accessories, as well as having started up and grown businesses successfully. He’s looking to bring this knowledge and experience to Australian brands that maybe looking to gain an entry point into the UK, European or North American markets. Contact Clarisse for full profile and contact details at info@tcfwa.com

NEWS

Names – Trade marks, company, business, domain names – what do they all do?
One of the first steps you will take in setting up a business is to register a business name. But where do trade marks, company names, business names and domain names fit in, and what do they all do? If you are thinking about a new product or service and you want to establish an image for it, you should also be thinking about a distinctive trade mark under which to market. A good place to start is IP Australia’s website. Read more articles and case studies on www.ipaustralia.gov.au, under ‘Smartstart’.
Intellectual Property for the Fashion Industry Workshop on Thursday 26th November, 3pm-5pm Book now

Small business benchmarks: ATO
The ATO has released an expanded range of small business benchmarks. They provide small businesses with ‘a snapshot of what, on average, is happening in businesses operating in a particular industry by providing a measure of various business costs in relation to turnover’.

Congratulations Funky Kids – A big congratulations to the West Australian retailer Funky Kids that won the Independent Childrenswear award – TNT Ragtrader Fashion Retailer Of The Year Awards 2009.

Retail Opportunity for Designers – Tikies Design is extending an invitation for designers who would consider suppling on consignment for the following Summer items (market: budget / medium): Dresses, Shorts, Swimwear, Skirts and other. Contact Marie Nona at tikiesdesign@hotmail.com or Clarisse at info@tcfwa.com

Fair Work for Small Business
The Council of Small Business of Australia, Workforce Guardian and Telstra Business present an online one-stop-shop for education and information for small businesses on the Fair Work Act. They offers free educational seminars designed to help you understand your business obligations. To register for a webinar visit www.fairworkforsmallbusiness.com.au
An initiative of the Council of Small Business of Australia with funding from the Federal Government

right way – the future of indigenous craft and design
right way is an online discussion and community about future directions for Indigenous craft and design. Be part of this online community that is open to all who have a passion for indigenous craft and design and share your experience. For more information visit www.craftaustralia.org.au

Participate in a Photo Shoot at no cost
Roisin McLachlan is co-ordinating a collaborative project between several up and coming talents within the fashion arena: photographers, models from Diamond Models, hair/make-up artists and designers. This is taking place as a series of photo shoots in which each talent is given the opportunity to develop their individual skills in a no cost environment. For more information contact Roisin at diamondmodels@hotmail.com or 0404 8454 18.

Database Update – If you have moved or changed your phone/email contact details please remember to let us know. Email us at info@tcfwa.com

TCFWA MEMBERSHIP

We seek new members to join TCFWA. Membership @ $99 year entitles you to ongoing support in terms of industry contacts – be it sourcing designers, pattern makers, manufacturers (local and overseas), agents, stylists, photographers. It also enables you to access Belmont BEC Legal, accounting and marketing services at a massive 50% discount.

We are a non profit organisation and rely on memberships to have resources in place to assist the community. Contact sarita.rodricks@tcfwa.com for your membership form and further information.

INDUSTRY WEBLINKS

Fashion Technicians Association Australia Inc. www.ftaa.org.au

Style Sight – fashion forecast – www.stylesight.com

Rag trade Jobs – national TCF job web site www.ragtradejobs.com

Australian Fashiontrend magazine www.fashiontrend.com.au

William Street Collective – Northbridge designer collective visit www.onwilliam.com.au

Textile and Apparel News for Australia, NZ and the Asia Pacific for free on www.textileb2bcentral.com and www.apparelb2bcentral.com

 

TCFWA members are welcome to forward events, articles or information to be considered for our TCFWA newsletters please email them to info@tcfwa.com

 

Regards

Carol, Sarita, Clarisse and the team

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News Update – August 2009

 
 
 
 
 

TCFWA monthly newsletters deliver exclusive industry updates, and keep you informed of the latest events and news within the Textile Clothing and Footwear industry. Members of TCFWA are welcome and encouraged to send in news to be considered for newsletter releases. For more info or to subscribe, kindly email us at info@tcfwa.com.

Our latest News are:

INTERNATIONAL TRADE EVENTS

Interstoff Asia Essential – Autumn The Home of Cutting-Edge Textiles 7 to 9 October 2009, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Hong Kong.

Shanghai Mode Lingerie 19-20 October 2009 Shanghai Exhibition Centre

Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics-China International Trade Fair for Apparel Fabrics and Accessories 20 to 23 October 2009, Shanghai International Expo Center, Pudong, Shanghai, China

15th Jinhan Fair for Apparel, Home Textiles & Fabrics – Autumn 2009 dates – Oct. 31th-Nov.4th, 2009. Venue: Hall 1, Poly World Trade Center Expo. Guangzhou, China.

HK Fashion Week Fall/Winter from 18-21 January, 2010 World Boutique Hong Kong will be held concurrently. To register for TCF Buying Mission re 3 nights free accommodation, VIP Buyer privileges & free business matching contacts email carol.hanlon@tcfwa.com

44th India International Apparel Fair – 20-22 January, 2010 New Delhi. To register for TCFWA Buying Mission with sponsored airfare and accommodation email carol.hanlon@tcfwa.com outlining your sourcing requirements and label background.

PERTH CALENDAR

TCF Wednesday 16th September 6-8pm – Networking Forum for the WA fashion, textile, clothing, footwear, leather industry. Parade featuring collections from Jo Denham Designer Jeans and Sarah Robertson. Venue: Ferrara Karaoke Bar, 67 Milligan St., Perth. $10 Entry Complimentary to TCFWA members. Bookings essential Email events@tcfwa.com Ph 9479 3777.

Perth Fashion Festival 4-10 September 2009 To view free events and ticketed events visit the website www.perthfashionfestival.com.au Click on the link below to download the 2009 Perth Fashion Festival Program. http://www.perthfashionfestival.com.au/assets/pdf/program2009.pdf

Perth Upmarket Sunday – 13th September 2009 from 10am-4pm at the Perth Town Hall, cnr Barrack Street and Hay St Perth. For more information, contact Justine on 0432 897 516 or visit www.perthupmarket.com.au

Sunday Best by Unwrapped which is part of the 2009 Perth Fashion Festival calendar of events, is a Sunday marketplace which will showcase uber-cool products including unique fashion, jewellery, homewares, accessories, skincare, illustration and original art from some of WA’s best emerging design talent. The market will take place on Sunday 6 September from 11am to 4pm at the Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts in Northbridge.

OPPORTUNITIES

Clear out your Fabrics, trims and sewing odds & ends
TCF GLOBAL Community Sewing Project – Ormoc Philippines www.tcfoc.blogspot.com Donations will be accepted only until Monday, 31st August. Cash donations will also be greatly appreciated and will go towards the cost of sewing machine repairs and additional machine spare parts. Please contact TCFWA on 9479 3777 to arrange donations and register your interest to volunteer with packing and sewing machine collections. LAST CHANCE TO ASSIST – FREIGHT CONTAINER IS CLOSING DOORS ON AUGUST 31ST

Fremantle Markets Designer Collective – The Fremantle markets are aiming to promote and showcase young fashion designers in Western Australia with the Fashion Club – a collective of designers representing innovative and cutting edge fashion. If interested please call Ann Meyer at 0401 886 840 or email ann@fremantlemarkets.com.au

Free Fashion Parade opportunity for your collection with Press Release – If you would like to show your garments, accessories or nominate as a speaker to share a new opportunity with other WA fashion TCF industry members at TCF Wednesdays please email sarita.rodricks@tcfwa.com

Business Listing in RagTrader – Would you like to list your fashion business in the RagTrader Fashion Directory? Listings are free of charge in standard format. Please contact Winnie Foster – Yaffa Brisbane office: Tel 07 3348 6966 Fax 07 3348 6511 email winniefoster@yaffa.com.au

Looking for fashion models? Catherine Ruze Agency offers a breath of development packages, a portfolio of talented and diverse models and additionally works with local designers to create fashion shows that are memorable and unique bringing their vision to life. For more information please call Director Shamiso Ruzvidzo +61 439 459 495 or email info@catherineruze.com

NEWS

Beware!! multi-million dollar scam targeting trade mark owners in Australia and overseas. An organisation called Tradmark Publisher or TMP are sending out unsolicited correspondence in the form of an invoice for inclusion on their Trade Mark register. Please beware the organisation’s service offers no commercial value.

TCFWA MEMBERSHIP

We seek new members to join TCFWA. Membership @ $99 year entitles you to ongoing support in terms of industry contacts – be it sourcing designers, pattern makers, manufacturers (local and overseas), agents, stylists, photographers. It also enables you to access Belmont BEC Legal, accounting and marketing services at a massive 50% discount. We are a non profit organisation and rely on memberships to have resources in place to assist the community. Contact sarita.rodricks@tcfwa.com for your membership form and further information.

INDUSTRY WEBLINKS

Fashion Technicians Association Australia Inc. www.ftaa.org.au

Style Sight – fashion forecast – www.stylesight.com

Rag trade Jobs – national TCF job web site www.ragtradejobs.com

Australian Fashiontrend magazine www.fashiontrend.com.au

William Street Collective – Northbridge designer collective visit www.onwilliam.com.au

Textile and Apparel News for Australia, NZ and the Asia Pacific for free on www.textileb2bcentral.com and www.apparelb2bcentral.com

 

Regards

Carol & the Team

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News Update – June 2009

 
 
 
 
 

TCFWA monthly newsletters deliver exclusive industry updates, and keep you informed of the latest events and news within the Textile Clothing and Footwear industry. Members of TCFWA are welcome and encouraged to send in news to be considered for newsletter releases. For more info or to subscribe, kindly email us at info@tcfwa.com.

Our latest News are:

TCF Wednesday 17th June 6-8pm – Networking Forum for the WA fashion, textile, clothing, footwear, leather industry. Parade featuring collections from Betty Sugar and Fujino. Guest speakers Heather Reading on fashion photography and Rohitha Desilva on manufacturing opportunities in Sri Lanka. Venue: Ferrara Karaoke Bar, 67 Milligan St., Perth. $10 Entry Complimentary to TCFWA members. Bookings essential Email events@tcfwa.com Ph 9479 3777.

If you would like to show your garments, accessories or nominate as a speaker to share a new opportunity with other WA fashion TCF industry members. If you would like to become a member of TCFWA please email sarita.rodricks@tcfwa.com

NEW TCFWA BUYING MISSION 43RD India International Fair 15 – 17 July, 2009 at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi, India – TCFWA Buying Mission participants may be eligible for complimentary hotel stay scheme for 2 nights 3 days and Economy Class Airfare. The last date for registration is 30th June, 2009. Email Carol Hanlon carol.hanlon@tcfwa.com with your Expression of Interest to receive further information

(FYI – TCF Mentor / Membership officer – Sarita Rodricks is a designer with vast experience within the Indian Fashion and manufacturing industry for usa and European labels. Sarita is available by appointment for mentoring, product development and TCF consultancy under the Belmont BEC One Stop Shop range of services. Email sarita.rodricks@tcfwa.com for appointments

TCFWA Buying Mission Hong Kong Fashion Week, 6-9 July, 2009 – Register before the 30th June 2009 and become our VIP Buyer! You may be eligible for 3 nights accommodation. Email carol.hanlon@tcfwa.com for your VIP TCFWA/Belmont BEC Buying Mission registration forms.

Shenzhen 9th International Apparel Fair, July 9-11, 2009 – TCFWA is coordinating Tour Guide for any participants wishing to visit Shenzhen (30mins on train) after Hong Kong Fashion Week for further sourcing. TCFWA Members need to email a summary of sourcing needs to carol.hanlon@tcfwa.com to register your interest. Experienced TCF Sourcing Guide is on a user pays price per hour / per day

Business Sourcing Service with Hong Kong/China TCF firms for TCFWA members To find out if you are eligible email carol.hanlon@tcfwa.com with clear details of your sourcing request and your full contact details. Buying Agents are also available who can source your samples and supervise quality and production on your behalf.

TCFWA Membership – We seek new members to join TCFWA. Membership @ $99 year entitles you to ongoing support in terms of industry contacts – be it sourcing designers, pattern makers, manufacturers (local and overseas), agents, stylists, photographers. It also enables you to access Belmont BEC Legal, accounting and marketing services at a massive 50% discount. We are a non profit organisation and rely on memberships to have resources in place to assist the community. Contact sarita.rodricks@tcfwa.com for your membership form and further information.

TCFWA has 1 fax machine and 2 desktop monitors that it can make available for any member who would like to utilise them. Please contact carol.hanlon@tcfwa.com to nominate your interest.

‘Head & Shoulders’ above the rest – An exhibition of finely crafted scarves, shawls, wraps, hats and shoulder bags – beautiful accessories to wear. The Exhibitors are leading textile artists. The exhibition opens on Sunday June 14th at 2.30pm and runs till July 12th. The Old Bakery on 8th Gallery.

Uthando Project – Learn how to make African Dolls Every 2nd Thursday 10am-2pm starting 18 June to13 August 2009. Venue St. Augustine’s Anglican Parish of Bayswater, Cnr. Murray & Roberts Sts, Bayswater. Covers topics patterns, face embroidery, stitching, stuffing, designing and creating the clothing, hair and accessories. All materials and patterns provided. Registration by 12th June. Contact Taku 0405 824 047 taku@ribbonofafrica.com for registration form.

Are you eligible to claim back your IP expenses for export markets?
From 1 July, 2009 Australian exporters may be able to partially recover the cost of their IP protection under Austrade’s Export Market Development Grant Program (EMDG) including the cost of granting, registering or extending rights under foreign laws as well as insurance costs relating to the rights. For further details on the EMDG including eligibility criteria, click on the link below http://www.austrade.gov.au/EMDG-how-to-apply/default.aspx

NEW 2009/2010 Perth Entertainment™ Book – To order your copy please contact: Esther on 9479 5747 or 04111 422 73 (part proceeds to children’s playgroup)

Welcome to our TCFWA team – Clarisse
Clarisse has been working in sales and marketing roles in the Fashion industry in France and Spain. She brings to TCF a demonstrated proficiency in all cores of the retail fashion industry, including retail sales management at Printemps Haussmann Department Store, customer service protocols implementation, and stock management for the whole network of the Pronovias Fashion Group. She has also been involved in Project Management at the Fédération Française du Prêt-a-Porter Féminin providing business guidance, encouraging emerging talents projects, and organizing events at the PRET A PORTER PARIS® Trade show. She’s willing to keep on helping young fashion designers to realize their dream. Clarisse will be presenting TCFWA Starting a Fashion Label workshops each month and is available by appointment for mentoring, product development and business consultancy under the Belmont BEC One Stop Shop range of services. Email info@tcfwa.com to welcome her to TCFWA

OPPORTUNITIES

Dalkeith Fashion Garage Sale and Designer Market – Sunday 28th June 2009
A great opportunity to clear excess stock, samples, fabrics and raise money for education in Perth.
Cost : $50 per rail or table and 10% commission fee on all sales. The aim of the event is to raise funds for completing the playground and to buy 20 computers for Dalkeith Primary School. Dalkeith Primary provides the, space, racks, tables changing rooms, hanging and tidying staff. The event will take place under cover. Please contact camille@camillelane.com to express interest and to get an application pack.

The Perth Fashion Festival 2009 WA Designer Collection # 2 supported by The Department of Culture and the Arts, will showcase the Spring/Summer 09/10 collections of up to fifteen established and emerging Western Australian fashion labels. The event will be held on the evening of Saturday 5 September, 2009 in the spectacular, purpose built Fashion Paramount venue. Attendance at the event is expected to include fashion industry representatives, VIPs, ticket holders and state and national media. There is no cost to the designer to participate in WA Designer Collection #2. All applications must be submitted by Thursday, 18 June 2009. For further information, please see attached Collection #2 Designer Prospectus or contact teagan@perthfashionfestival.com.au

The African Dream Benefit Ball 15th August 2009 Venue: Astral Ballroom Burswood. For more information visit www.theafricandream.org.au or email: info@theafricandream.org.au Tickets: $160 Table of 10: $1500 For tickets: www.ticketek.com or visit Ebony & Ivory (25 Barrack St, Perth)

Enterprise Connect Grants Program for Small to Medium enterprises (Australian Government initiative) http://www.enterpriseconnect.gov.au/Pages/EnterpriseConnect.aspx
One of the grants is a free comprehensive Business Review to eligible businesses
Further info Enterprise Connect Hotline on 131 791

INDUSTRY CALENDAR

Shoe & Leather Fair Middle East 26 – 28 October 2009 at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre.
Fashion Arabia is the regions first dedicated medium to high end business-2-business trade fair for the Middle East and North Africa region showcasing 1000’s of brands and designs of the leading companies from Europe. By visiting the fair you will be able to source the latest Spring / Summer 2010 collections as well as couture from leading regional and international designers. You could win a FREE TRAVEL PACKAGE to the show which includes flight, accommodation, VIP Fast Track Entry – to register http://www.confexsys.com/fashion

Fashion Arabia The International Trade Fair for Fashion, Fabrics and Accessories

Upcoming Textile Fairs in 2009 organized by Messe Frankfurt

TexworldUSA, New York (14 – 16 July 2009)
Texworld Paris (14 – 17 September 2009)
Texworld India, Mumbai (10 – 12 October 2009)
Interstoff Asia Essential Autumn, Hong Kong (7 – 9 October 2009)
Intertextile Pavilion Shenzhen (9 – 11 July 2009)
Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles (25 – 27 August 2009)
Intertextil Shanghai Apparel Fabrics Shanghai (20 – 23 October 2009)
Yarn Expo Shanghai (20 – 23 October 2009)
Heimtextil Frankfurt (13 – 16 January 2010)

Visitor online registration as well as the latest update for all events is available on the official website: www.interstoff.messefrankfurt.com

TCFWA & BELMONTBEC SERVICES

Belmont BEC Small Business Centre launches free weekly Legal Services for eligible small businesses. Free 30 minute appointment with a qualified legal expert who can assist you in person or over the phone with initial queries regarding any legal issues you may have with your small business. Available Fridays from 10am – 2pm – by appointment only. Contact Geoffrey Hawke Phone 94793777 Email support@belmontbec.com

Belmont BEC Small Business Centre launches free weekly Accounting Services for eligible small businesses. Free 30 minute appointment in person or over the phone with a qualified accounting expert who can assist you with initial queries regarding any accounting issues you may have with your small business. Available Mondays from 10am – 2pm – by appointment only. Contact Geoffrey Hawke Phone 94793777 Email support@belmontbec.com

Business Plans, Marketing Plans, PR & Ecommerce plans with specialist consultants offered by Belmont BEC One Stop Shop Low cost Advisory Services at $99 per hr (50% discount for TCFWA members). To register your interest email geoffrey.hawke@belmontbec.com

UPCOMING BELMONTBEC WORKSHOPS

BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL:
Return the booking form to workshops@belmontbec.com Fax 94793888 or book online

How to Start a New Business 16th June 10am-12noon (free)

Starting a Fashion Label 22nd June 3-5pm. Cost $44

Importing-Exporting 23rd June 2009 10am-12noon. Cost $20 (50% discount to TCFWA members)

Making Sales Through Your Website 23rd June 2009 12.30 pm – 2.30 pm Cost $20. Presenter David Barton OneIT (50% discount to TCFWA members)

Specialist Fashion Industry Intellectual Property Workshop 16th June 3:00pm – 5:00pm Presenters Mark Pullen & Carol Kane from Watermark. Cost $20. Complimentary to TCFWA members

Managing Your Intellectual Assets In Tough Times 16th June 2009 5.30 – 7.30pm Cost $20

INDUSTRY WEBLINKS

Rag trade Jobs visit national TCF job web site www.ragtradejobs.com

Trends forecast visit www.stylesight.com

Australian Fashiontrend magazine visit www.fashiontrend.com.au

William Street Collective Northbridge designer collective visit www.onwilliam.com.au

Textile and Apparel News for Australia, NZ and the Asia Pacific for free on www.textileb2bcentral.com and www.apparelb2bcentral.com

 

Regards

Carol & the Team

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News Update – April 2009

 
 
 
 
 

TCFWA monthly newsletters deliver exclusive industry updates, and keep you informed of the latest events and news within the Textile Clothing and Footwear industry. Members of TCFWA are welcome and encouraged to send in news to be considered for newsletter releases. For more info or to subscribe, kindly email us at info@tcfwa.com.

Our latest News are:

TCF Wednesday 22nd April 6-8pm launch of Designedge Innovation Festival – Networking Forum for the WA fashion, textile, clothing, footwear, leather industry. Venue: Ferrara Karaoke Bar, 67 Milligan St., Perth. $10 Entry Complimentary to TCFWA members. Bookings essential Email events@tcfwa.com Ph 9479 3777.

If you would like to show your garments, accessories or nominate as a speaker to share a new opportunity with other WA fashion TCF industry members please email sarita.rodricks@tcfwa.com

Federal funding available for small businesses to establish family friendly workplaces. The program provides grants of $5,000 to $15,000 (GST inclusive) to small businesses to help meet the set-up costs of family friendly arrangements that suit the individual needs of the business. Application forms are included in the link above and close on 24 April. Link http://www.deewr.gov.au/WorkplaceRelations/FreshIdeas/Pages/default.aspx

Austrade Technical textiles Initiative – Techtextil Frankfurt 16-8 June 2009.
Innovative TCF firms interested in participation please visit www.austrade.gov.au

Works by Textile Artist Robi Szalay On show at Little Creatures Brewing, Fremantle. On till Monday April 13th 2009.

Using another design as ‘inspiration’? Fashion designers should always be wary when using other works as a source of inspiration, as complex legal issues may arise. There is no arbitrary proportionate change that will prevent successful legal action. Click on link to read full article. http://www.deacons.com.au/legal-services/intellectual-property/legal-updates/legal-update.cfm?objid=6907

WA Business News feature article on SME issues WA Business News does a case study on a small to medium-sized company each week, focussing on one major problem they have had to overcome. If you are an SME and would like your company to be part of this case study, please contact Adam Orlando, small business reporter for WA Business News. Email: adam.orlando@wabusinessnews.com.au

Latest Tax Office warning regarding Tax Bonus payment scams
The link: http://www.ato.gov.au/corporate/content.asp?doc=/content/00182667.htm

On William Designer Garage Sale – Call Out 3 day sale to clear your old stock, samples and seconds. Register your interest by Monday 13th April 2009. Visit www.OnWilliam.com.au/news for details and application form.

BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES

Business and Professional Women’s Club are organising a Speed Networking Night Monday 20th April 6.30-8.30pm Venue: The Kentia Room, Bel Eyre Comfort Inn, 285 Great Eastern Highway, Perth. Cost $30 for BPW members, $35 for non members. Fun-filled event providing delicious finger foods and a glass of fizz on arrival, 3 x 20 minute sessions of intense, one-on-one speed networking with 100 business women, plus 3 chances to win a prize from our lucky business card draw. Phone Vicki to reserve your place 0407 817 592.

Australian Gift Guide advertising opportunity All Australian wholesalers and suppliers are invited to submit details of their business for a FREE LISTING in the 2009 Australian Giftguide Directory. Contact Tui Polasit on (02) 8586 6112 or email: agg.directory@intermedia.com.au

Perth Upmarket Winter Warmer Upmarket applications are being accepted – register your interest in becoming a retailer at www.perthupmarket.com.au/becomearetailer.html Applications Close: 12th April, 2009. Next Event Sunday 7th June 2009, Perth Town Hall, 10am-4pm

Sewers required for patternmaking business opening soon. Work from own space, must have industrial straight sewer. For more information, please call Margaret Musca on 0438 985 303.

INDUSTRY CALENDAR

Jinhan Fair May 3-7, 2009 TCFWA/ TCF Australia Buying Mission – Are you are an designer, importer, retailer, wholesaler, agent, chain stores, department store or sourcing agent looking for new business opportunities. TCFWA / TCF Australia is leading a Buying Mission to Guangzhou, China May 3-7, 2009. TCFWA is organising an exhibitor matching service and providing a list of the various wholesale markets to TCFWA / TCF Australia Buying Mission participants. Please email carol.hanlon@tcfwa.com with clear list of the type of items or services you are looking to source.

Hotel accommodation discounts available while pre-registering on the Jinhan Fair website. www.jinhanfair.com

Rosemount Australian Fashion Week (RAFW) 27 April to 1 May 2009 is an industry event accessible to registered buyers, agents, media and other fashion industry representatives. Attending delegates are required to register for the event to ensure the inclusion of their details on the delegate list. Register at www.rafw.com.au

Hong Kong Fashion Week, July, 2009 – TCFWA Buying Missions You may be eligible for 3 nights accommodation and VIP Buyer privileges. Email carol.hanlon@tcfwa.com for your early bird registration forms.

Upcoming Textile Fairs in 2009 organized by Messe Frankfurt

TexworldUSA, New York (14 – 16 July 2009)
Texworld Paris (14 – 17 September 2009)
Texworld India, Mumbai (10 – 12 October 2009)
Interstoff Asia Essential Autumn, Hong Kong (7 – 9 October 2009)
Intertextile Pavilion Shenzhen (9 – 11 July 2009)
Intertextil Shanghai Apparel Fabrics Shanghai (20 – 23 October 2009)
Yarn Expo Shanghai (20 – 23 October 2009)

Visitor online registration as well as the latest update for all events is available on the official website: www.interstoff.messefrankfurt.com

TCFWA & BELMONTBEC SERVICES

Designedge Online Retail Shop http://www.designedge.net.au/Designer_Shops.htm
An outcome of the Designedge Training and Mentoring project, the online shops are nearly completion. 5 sponsored online shops are available Hurry to avail of this opportunity and email carol.hanlon@tcfwa.com Once these shops are taken future online trading shop space will be sold at $500 for 12 months.

Special Offer for Belmont BEC Clients from HP – HP (Hewlett Packard) is supporting the BEC Australia Network and our clients by offering you a special deal on the purchase of IT equipment for your business. The offer includes free postage and computers that have business (professional) software installed, not home versions. Access this great offer through www.beca.org.au/hp-offers

Belmont BEC Small Business Centre launches free weekly Legal Services for eligible small businesses. Free 20 minute appointment with a qualified legal expert who can assist you in person or over the phone with initial queries regarding any legal issues you may have with your small business. Available Fridays from 10am – 2pm – by appointment only. Contact Pam Townshend or Geoffrey Hawke Phone 94793777 Email support@belmontbec.com

Belmont BEC Small Business Centre launches free weekly Accounting Services for eligible small businesses. Free 30 minute appointment in person or over the phone with a qualified accounting expert who can assist you with initial queries regarding any accounting issues you may have with your small business. Available Mondays from 10am – 2pm – by appointment only. Contact Pam Townshend or Geoffrey Hawke Phone 94793777 Email support@belmontbec.com

Business, Marketing, PR & Ecommerce consultants offered by Belmont BEC One Stop Shop Low cost Advisory Services at $99 per hr. To register your interest email geoffrey.hawke@belmontbec.com

Business Sourcing Service with Hong Kong/China TCF firms for TCFWA members To find out if you are eligible email carol.hanlon@tcfwa.com with clear details of your sourcing request and your full contact details. If you would like to become a member of TCFWA please email sarita.rodricks@tcfwa.com

UPCOMING BELMONT BEC WORKSHOPS For bookings email workshops@belmontbec.com

Designedge Innovation Festival – April 16 to May 29th
visit www.belmontbec.com/2009innovation for events, workshops, guest speakers

“The Power of Your Imagination: How to Tap Into It”, 16th April,1pm – 3pm – $10
For business people who want to harness the parts of their brain that usually go unused in their day to day business dealings. Presented by visiting Canadian business speaker Herb Larsen.

Debt Collection & Credit Management 14th April 10am-12noon. Presenter Clem Rogers. Cost $20

How to Start a New Business 21st April 10am-12noon (free) with Clem Rogers

Starting a Fashion Label 27th April 3-5pm. Cost $44 Presenter David Nissen

Importing-Exporting 28th April 2009 10am-12noon. Presenter Clem Rogers. Cost $20

Making Sales Through Your Website 28th April 2009 12.30 pm – 2.30 pm Cost $20. Presenter David Barton OneIT

Specialist Fashion Industry Intellectual Property Workshop 28th April 3:00pm – 5:00pm Presenters Mark Pullen & Carol Kane from Watermark. Cost $10. Complimentary to TCFWA members

Managing Your Intellectual Assets In Tough Times 28th April 2009 5.30 – 7.30pm Cost $20

Protecting Your Intellectual Property (for all industries) 24th June 2009 from 3-5pm Cost $10

TCFWA Membership – $99 year contact sarita.rodricks@tcfwa.com for your membership form and further information

INDUSTRY WEBLINKS

Rag trade Jobs visit national TCF job web site www.ragtradejobs.com

Australian Fashiontrend magazine visit www.fashiontrend.com.au

William Street Collective Northbridge designer collective visit www.onwilliam.com.au

Textile and Apparel News for Australia, NZ and the Asia Pacific for free on www.textileb2bcentral.com and www.apparelb2bcentral.com

Welcome to Pam Townshend who joined Belmont BEC / TCFWA last month, Pam has background in retail, jewellery and marketing expertise

Welcome to Clarisse who joined TCFWA / Belmont BEC last week. Clarisse has extensive experience with Printemps Paris; French Federation Fashion Industry who run Pret a Porter; Pronovias Fashion Group, Bridal Fashion Industry Spain;

Appointments can be made with either Pam or Clarisse under the Belmont BEC One Stop Shop range of services.

 

Regards

Carol & the Team

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News Update – February 2009

 
 
 
 
 

TCFWA monthly newsletters deliver exclusive industry updates, and keep you informed of the latest events and news within the Textile Clothing and Footwear industry. Members of TCFWA are welcome and encouraged to send in news to be considered for newsletter releases. For more info or to subscribe, kindly email us at info@tcfwa.com.

Our latest News are:

TCF Wednesday 18th February 6-8pm – Networking Forum for the WA fashion, textile, clothing, footwear, leather industry. Focus on AFRICA. Key designer Taku Mbudzi – Label – Ribbon of Africa. Venue: Ferrara Karaoke Bar, 67 Milligan St., Perth. $10 Entry Complimentary to TCFWA members. Bookings essential Email events@tcfwa.com Ph 9479 3777. If you would like to show your garments, accessories or nominate as a speaker to share a new opportunity with other WA fashion TCF industry members please email sarita.rodricks@tcfwa.com

The Beauty Of Africa Extravaganza – Runway event for Charity hosted by the African Education Society Inc to raise funds to build a dormitory for street children in Dar-Es-Salaam, Tanzania. Time: 22nd February, 4.30pm Venue: The Court Hotel, 50 Beaufort St, Perth. Tickets $50 includes light refreshments on arrival, door prizes, entertainment and a memorable networking opportunity. Call 0413772269 or Email: info@africaneducationsociety.org.au

International Women’s Day celebration – Sunday 8th March 12noon – 2pm Venue: City of Belmont Civic Centre, 215 Wright St, Cloverdale. Guest speakers include Rula Jnied, Rayanne’s Design – Business Woman of the Year & Brenda Robbins, Barrister – Taking on the challenge of career change! Indigenous textile display $20 per head includes light luncheon, entertainment and refreshments. RSVP events@tcfwa.com Phone 9479 3777

Origin Australia Diamonds Exhibition and Sale 10th February 6pm at Behind The Monkey, 470 Beaufort St, Highgate. View a stunning array of loose diamonds. Speak with highly experienced Origin Australia diamonds consultant about selecting and setting breathtaking loose gems. Understand the selection and certification of responsibly sourced diamonds.

INDUSTRY CALENDAR

Hong Kong Mode Lingerie April 7-8, 2009- international sourcing platform for intimates and beachwear. Time: 09:30 – 18:00. Venue: Hall 5, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, 1 Expo Drive, Wanchai, Hong Kong.

Perth Upmarket March 8, 2009 – 10am – 4pm Venue: Perth Town Hall. The first Inspire Workshop will be launched with the Handbag Design Workshop (cost $45 per person, duration 1hr 30m). Jenny Spring from Brag Bags walk participants through facets of commercial bag design, incorporating colour decisions, material selection, manufacturing and design considerations.

Selling Yarns 2 – Indigenous textile and fibre conference, March 6-9, Canberra. For further information visit http://www.sellingyarns.com

Fashion Exposed, March 8-10, Sydney – trade exhibition for men’s, women’s, children’s and accessories Visit www.fashionexposed.com

OPPORTUNITIES

Round 4 of the TCF Small Business Program is now open for application. Small businesses can apply for grants of up to $50,000 per project through the Australian Government Textile, Clothing and Footwear (TCF) Small Business Program. Applications for Round 4 close on 27 February 2009 at 5.00pm. For more information visit AusIndustry website www.ausindustry.gov.au/Manufacturing/TextilesClothingandFootwearTCF/TextilesClothingandFootwearTCFSmallBusinessProgram/Pages/home.aspx

Applications are now open for Season 2 of Project Runway Australia Designers interested in being part of Project Runway – Log onto www.arenatv.com.au complete an application and provide their cv, upload examples of their designs and/or sketches, upload photos and/or short video of themselves. For more information contact Ellie Shaw 0403 559 682 Email ellie@hopscotchcommunications.com.au

Queensland finalist in Miss World Australia 2009 is looking for a designer/company to supply a dress in exchange for exposure on the night of the finals. Interested designers please contact Jillian on 0448 788 345.

Do you manufacturer toys, clothes, digital or other products aimed at 3 to 14 year old kids? Fun Digital is a UK incorporated company that is in the process of finalizing its on-line shop. If you would like the opportunity to market your products in the European arena, Fun Digital would be pleased to hear from you. Contact sales@fundigital.co.uk

Unwrapped: the marketplace – Designer applications are now open for Unwrapped: the marketplace on Sunday 29 March, Mends Street, South Perth. To view selection criteria and fill in the online application form, visit www.unwrapped.com.au before Friday March 6th

TCFWA & BELMONTBEC SERVICES

Business Sourcing Service with Hong Kong/China TCF firms for TCFWA members To find out if you are eligible email carol.hanlon@tcfwa.com with clear details of your sourcing request and your full contact details. If you would like to become a member of TCFWA please email sarita.rodricks@tcfwa.com

Legal and accounting services with qualified lawyers and accountants offered by Belmont BEC One Stop Shop Low cost Advisory Services at $99 per hr. Also advisory services with ecommerce, IT professionals or debt collection specialists. To register your interest email geoffrey.hawke@belmontbec.com

IBIS Business Forecast reports – Business Forecasts reports are available to view at Belmont BEC to and provide an in depth business overview of manufacturing, wholesale or retail TCF industry in Australia covering women’s, men’s, boy’s, girlswear, swimwear etc. Please contact Carol Hanlon carol.hanlon@belmontbec.com if you wish to arrange to view these reports.

UPCOMING BELMONT BEC WORKSHOPS For bookings email workshops@belmontbec.com

Specialist Fashion Industry Intellectual Property Workshop – 24th February, 28th April 3:00pm – 5:00pm Presenters Mark Pullen & Carol Kane from Watermark. Cost $10. Complimentary to TCFWA members

Debt Collection & Credit Management – 10th February 10am-12noon. Cost $20, Complimentary to TCFWA Members

Starting a Fashion Label – 23rd February 3-5pm. Cost $44 Presenter David Nissen

How to Start a New Business – 17th February 10am-12noon (free) with Clem Rogers

INDUSTRY WEBLINKS

Rag trade Jobs visit national TCF job web site www.ragtradejobs.com

Australian Fashiontrend magazine visit www.fashiontrend.com.au

William Street Collective Northbridge designer collective visit www.onwilliam.com.au

Textile and Apparel News for Australia, NZ and the Asia Pacific for free on www.textileb2bcentral.com and www.apparelb2bcentral.com

International Textile/ Apparel Trade Shows To view a wide range of global Textile fairs visit www.messefrankfurt.com

 

Regards

Carol & the Team