Industry Events

Sportswear Pro builds momentum

The first-ever Sportswear Pro event is building momentum, with an expanding line-up of participating exhibitors and official support from AFYDAD, the Spanish Sports Association. Companies including FK Group Spa, Perma Press AB, Tajima DST, Gemini CAD and Caron Technology have chosen Sportswear Pro 2020 to showcase their latest innovations in …

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What next for schoolwear?

The word on everyone’s lips at this year’s The Schoolwear Show was sustainability, with a vast number of exhibitors introducing eco options into their ranges for 2020. Here P&P editor Melanie Attlesey takes a closer look at some of the eco uniforms that were on display. Billed as the biggest …

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R A Smart to host Open House event

On Tuesday, November 12 and Wednesday, November 13, R A Smart will host an Open House event in conjunction with HP. Visitors to the event will shown the brand new HP Stitch range of dye sublimation printers. The visit to R A Smart will include a full factory tour covering …

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BLE announces fashion theme for 2020

The sole theme of Brand Licensing Europe 2020 has been announced as fashion off the back of BLE 2019 achieving record visitor numbers once again with a rise of 3% to 8,062.  Next year’s event, which returns to ExCeL London from October 6 to 8, will live and breathe fashion …

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ASBCI technical seminar highlights the challenges of risk assessment and product development

The ASBCI’s latest technical seminar on Thursday, September 26 opened with a comprehensive overview of product safety regulations from keynote speaker Sheikh Minhazuddin, deputy general manager for R&D, technical governance and regulatory compliance at TÜV SÜD. Mr Minhazuddin discussed the responsibilities of product manufacturers with regards to putting safe products …

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PCIAW launches unique uniform buyers’ network and events

The Professional Clothing Industry Association Worldwide (PCIAW) has launched the industry’s first Uniform Buyers’ Network and events, with the aim of demystifying the tender process for buyers and suppliers. The PCIAW Uniform Buyers’ Network has been developed by the buyers, for the buyers and will be run by the buyers. …

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FESPA launches its 2020 visitor campaign

FESPA has launched its visitor campaign for FESPA Global Print Expo 2020 and its co-located exhibitions, European Sign Expo 2020 and Sportswear Pro 2020, which will take place from March 24 to 27 at IFEMA – Feria de Madrid, Spain. The campaign strapline, ‘Where Colour Comes Alive’, highlights the vibrant, …

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Big New Products Show is hailed a success

More than 120 promotional product distributors flocked to the home of Manchester United to see the latest and greatest business ideas. The Big New Products Show featured over 50 suppliers in one compelling setting, in an event timed perfectly for the all-important third selling season. The show, on September 3, …

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All change for Sign & Digital UK 2020

Sign & Digital UK is returning to Birmingham’s NEC from April 28 to 30 with an all new show in a new hall. Delivered by new event director Jenny Matthew, working alongside Rudi Blackett as key account director and a new marketing team, SDUK 2020 promises visitors and exhibitors a …

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