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EVENT HIGHLIGHTS 2010

EVENT HIGHLIGHTS 2010

EXCELLENCE IN ETHICAL FASHION INTENSIVE TRAINING DAY

WHEN: Friday 10th December 2010
WHERE: Courvoiser Future Gallery, London WC2- 5 minutes from Leicester Square

WHY VISITORS TOOK PART: The intensive day of training built on 5 years of research and and work by the EFF’s team of experts and practitioners. It was designed to accelerate the opportunities for ethical fashion businesses and entrepreneurs.

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VISITOR HIGHLIGHTS

This event was attended by over 60 fashion business owners, designers and entrepreneurs. Here is some of their feedback:

“Amazing and very inspiring day extremely informative… Loved the whole day. It was perfect for the stage we are at in the business. I’m sure it has stopped us from making big mistakes.” Lisa McAcinden, Isla London

“Information given was very useful, and everyone obviously knowledgeable and intelligent.” Charlie Harrison, Charlie Boots

“These sessions have been very helpful to get expert insight into my business” Rachel Davies, Chiffons et Brelogues

“The advice offered is relevant for now and also for future decisions as our business. We’ve picked up some amazing top tips. Thank you experts!” Katy Argyrides, Isla London

“Good delivery of lecture, interesting and insightful for such a complex subject” Ruth Essam

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VISITOR HIGHLIGHTS

MARKETING AND SALES SUCCESS

Presented by Tamsin Lejeune, Managing Director of Ethical Fashion Forum, and Ilaria Pasquinelli, Director of Ethical Fashion Consultancy.

This intensive session Included: Information about the market, Strategies to increase your stockists: recommendations from leading buyers, Retail and shop survey: Opportunities for ethical fashion brands, Hit the headlines: recommendations from leading press- editors and experts, press and media survey: opportunities for ethical fashion brands, navigating trade shows, branding success stories, and Building your marketing and brand strategy

MARKETING AND SALES SUCCESS

BUSINESS EXCELLENCE

Presented by Tamsin Lejeune, Managing Director of Ethical Fashion Forum, with input from Sury Bagenal- former Head of Design, Ascension, and Alex Smith, fashion buying expert

This session included: Business models for ethical fashion, funding and finance for ethical fashion businesses, success through partners and patrons, Learn from the leaders- how most successful brands in the ethical fashion sector have done it, and interviews with finance and business experts

BUSINESS EXCELLENCE

SOURCING EXCELLENCE

Presented by Clare Lissaman, Director of Ethical Fashion Consultancy, and including input from Sital Punja, Commercial Director of London Sustainable Production Unit Toumazi & Co

This session included: The global opportunities and challenges related to sustainable sourcing, certification and standards, learn from the leaders case studies, building an ethical fashion sourcing strategy and interview with expert in sustainable production for designer fashion, Sital Punja.

SOURCING EXCELLENCE

MEET THE EXPERTS

The EXCELLENCE IN ETHICAL FASHION training day included an opportunity to MEET THE EXPERTS for one to one feedback on their business and ideas.

Visitors gained insider insights from the foremost experts in fashion business and sustainability. See the expert profiles

MEET THE EXPERTS

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It is the goal of the Ethical Fashion Forum to facilitate excellence in the Ethical Fashion Sector. We want to see businesses with social and environmental goals excelling in relation to commercial success, hitting the headlines and proving that this approach to business can be highly profitable as well as highly impactful.

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