October 27, 2016

5 Top Tips for Navigating the International Sourcing Expo

This years International Sourcing Expo is shaping up to be the biggest one yet. Not only are there over 500+ companies across the 3 events there will be international representation from India, China, Bangladesh, Turkey, Taiwan, New Zealand, Mauritius, Pakistan, Hong Kong, Cambodia, Fiji, Indonesia, Malaysia, Vietnam, Sri Lanka & more expected! It can be a…

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October 20, 2016

CTF Member Spotlight: Stewart & Heaton Clothing Company

Boasting over 25 years experience, Stewart & Heaton Clothing Company are experts in protective apparel and Total Apparel Management (TAM) services to the government and private sector. Not only do S&H provide hundreds of local jobs but also they have maintained strong relationships to various suppliers across the Australian supply chain. For years they have…

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October 20, 2016

CTF Member Spotlight: MTK Australia

For the past 87 years Melbourne Textile Knitting (MTK) Australia have been servicing both the local and international fashion industry. With an assortment of clients from Dion Lee and Cue through to Dies Van Noten and Balanciaga – they are a testament to the capability and quality of the local Australian textile industry. They proudly…

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October 20, 2016

Emerging Designer: Stephanie Henly

Meet emerging designer, Stephanie Henly at this years Sourcing Expo. She will be at the event on the Council of Textile & Fashion stand. Stephanie is a highly talented RMIT student, whose unique style and aesthetic draw heavily upon hand detailing and textile design. Her attention to finer detail and hours of handwork have seen…

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October 20, 2016

CTF Member Spotlight: Ugg Australia

Internationally acclaimed company Ugg Australia – Made in Australia an invaluable resource for visitors at the Council of Textile & Fashion stand at this years Sourcing Expo. UGG Australia is an Australian icon producing renowned sheepskin footwear for over 35 years. Their critically acclaimed success cannot only be attributed to their innovative methods, but to…

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October 10, 2016

Exhibitor Spotlight: M & M Exports

M & M Exports will be offering a huge range of men’s and ladies wallets at this years International Sourcing Expo. The company is works with purely raw materials allowing for quality oriented products at competitive prices. Make sure you don’t miss out on meeting these experienced leather professionals on the Expo floor.

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September 2, 2016

Discover the Council of Textile & Fashion Hub

You might already be familiar with the Textile & Fashion Hub, at the heart of many of the Council of Textile & Fashion activities and events. The Textile & Fashion Hub formed as the result of collaboration between The Council of Textile & Fashion, The Australian Government /AusIndustry and Council members Kangan Institute. For those of…

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September 2, 2016

New sourcing hubs in an ever changing market

The last couple of years has seen the emergence of new sourcing hubs all over the globe. A great example of this would be the country of Myanmar. Over the years as it’s political climate has changed, Myanmar has re-opened it’s doors to major markets such as the US. As well as attracting interest from regional…

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July 8, 2016

TFIA event partner again in 2016

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The Council of Textile & Fashion Industries of Australia (formerly TFIA) join us again in 2016. The International Sourcing Expo Australia is excited to announce that we are again event partner with the Council of Textile & Fashion Industries of Australia (TFIA) for the 2016 event. The CTF will participate in the seminar and workshop…

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February 11, 2016

Source direct from India – at no cost!

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Are you looking to source from India? Why not be hosted by one of our event partners, the Handloom Export Promotion Council, Ministry of Textiles, Govt of India? The HEPC has funding to sponsor owners and buyers within established Australian home textiles / clothing accessories businesses to attend the upcoming 6th India International Handwoven Fair…

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