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This event will expand your knowledge on fashion and textiles around the circular economy in Manchester.

About this Event

During the session, you will gain valuable insights into the latest circular economy developments within the fashion and textiles industry in Manchester, from leading examples and new initiatives, through to cutting edge university research. You will also gain an understanding of the support and resources available to help you to implement circular economy practices within your business.

What will we do?

At Circular Threads you will have the opportunity to meet with likeminded and interested parties, share knowledge, ideas and experiences, and make valuable connections within the fashion and textile industry.
We will hear from a range of speakers, including Dare 2b, Stitched Up, Rowlinson Knitwear, Primark (TBC), Prof. David Tyler (Manchester Metropolitan University) and The GC Business Growth Hub.
At the end of the collaborative session you will be signposted to relevant opportunities to take your fashion and textiles business into the circular economy.
There will also be plenty of time for networking and socialising!

Who is the event for?

Designers and Makers
Companies and Start-ups in the textiles/fashion industry
Consultants, Business leaders and Strategists
Education professionals and Researchers
NGOs and professional associations
Supporters of the circular economy

Who will be presenting?

  • Welcome – Amanda Reid – Founder CECM
  • Dare2Be – Mellissa Harvey – Head of Buying
  • Primark – TBC
  • Rowlinson Knitwear Limited – Chris Rowlinson – Production Director
  • Stitched-up – Bryony Moore
  • Business Growth Company – TBC
  • Eunomia – Alex Forrest – Sustainable Supply Chain Lead
  • MMU School of Fashion – Prof. David Tyler

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