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The show will present a track of conferences covering trend-themed conferences and industry news, such as:

Trend conferences – MARCH 27 & 28

Jos Berry from Concepts Paris will introduce you to a preview of Autumn/Winter 2019-20 trends.

Conference Track 1 : ECONOMIC OVERVIEW AND RETAIL FOCUS – MARCH 27

The future of retail is being shaped by strong stream from the rapid growth of e-commerce, the rise of automation and continuously changing consumer expectations.

Interfiliere Hong Kong is dedicating a full conference track on this topic:

  • ASIA AND THE WORLD: THE ECONOMIC TRENDS TO WATCH  by Nick MARRO – Director @ THE ECONOMIST CORPORATE NETWORK
  • WHAT IS THE FUTURE OF RETAIL IN TOMORROW’S DIGITAL WORLD? by Jean-Christophe BONIS – Founder & CEO @ OXYMORE INC
  • RETAIL INNOVATION – EXPERIENCE SHARING AND SUCCESS STORIES with Xiao Lu LIU – Founder & CEO @ NEIWAI
  • CONSUMER CHAOS by Ruth FARRELL – Global Marketing Director @ EASTMAN
Conference Track 2 : ACTIVEWEAR FOCUS – MARCH 27

Increasing popularity of exercising globally can’t be denied and for example, running has become one of the most popular sports. More and more global brands are combining “fashion and fitness” into their design as consumers increasingly adopt a “24/7” active look. This has driven key segments of the sportswear to shift.

Interfiliere Hong Kong is dedicating a conference track on this topic:

  • ATHLEISURE: NEW BOUNDARIES FOR INTIMATES by Andrew Sia – Publisher @ Intimate Apparel Journal
  • FIT IN ATHLEISURE, THE FUNDAMENTALS OF SUCCESS by May FONG – Senior Consultat @ ALVANON
 More info. about the 2nd track

 

Conference Track 3 : SUSTAINABILITY FOCUS – MARCH 28

The textile industry is the second largest polluter in the world, following the steps of the Ready-to-wear and Footwear industry, it is now time for the Bodyfashion industry to seek for innovative ways to build the industry of tomorrow.
Bodyashion is a complicated industry involving long and varied supply chains from raw material, textile manufacture, production, shipping, retail, use and ultimately disposal of the garment.

Interfiliere Hong Kong is dedicating a full conference track on this topic:

  • WHY GO “GREEN” by Hanna HALLIN – Sustainability Manager @ H&M
  • PUSHING SUSTAINABLE FASHION FORWARD by Christina DEAN – Founder and Board Chair @ REDRESS
  • CIRCULARITY ON THE FORERUN – CHANGES AND CHALLENGES by Marina CHAHBOUNE – Sustainability Specialist @ SUPPPORT LTD
  • INTEGRATING SUSTAINABLE MATERIALS AND THINKING INTO THE SUPPLY CHAIN Panel discussion hosted by Christina DEAN with Jeroen JACOB @ EASTMAN, Stephanie POON @ ZARIE ATHLEISURE, Stephanie DEVINE @ THE VERY GOOD BRA, Andrew SIA @ INTIMATE APPAREL JOURNAL
  • SUSTAINABILITY BEYOND ENVIRONMENT by Anderson LEE

 

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