Ethical Fashion Network- Made in the U.K Forum

Something I had in the mail today made me think I should share it with you, if you are a designer or manufacturer here in the UK interested in discussing the potential of keeping manufacture on home soil you should seriously think about attending this forum. Sadly I’m away in Sweden at that time trying to sort out wedding things, not long now and things are getting a little manic! : )

EFF Marketing has invited you to the event ‘Britain: Local Production Showcase – Manufacturers, Suppliers and Artisans Breaking the Trend.’ on Ethical Fashion Network!

Do you produce in the UK? Exhibit at this FREE event at Eden Studio London; one of the UK’s first ethical production units.

EFF address the potential and problems of producing in Great Britain.

Time: August 26, 2010 from 7pm to 9pm
Location: South Wimbledon
Organized By: EFF Marketing

Event Description:
August Ethical Fashion Social Network Event
Thursday 26th August 7 – 9pm

Britain: Local Production – Manufacturers, Suppliers and Artisans Breaking the Trend

Eden Studio, Truebell House, 5B Lombard Road, London, SW19 3TZ
Tube: South Wimbledon

Ethical Fashion Forum partner with Eden Studio, one of the UK’s first CMT units founded on ethical and sustainable practise principles, and Michael Spenley, Head of Corporate Responsibility at Shop Direct to present the benefits of producing in the U.K.

An unmissable chance to see Eden Studio’s full service sampling and production unit for all types of garments. Founded on the highest principles of quality, sustainability and ethical production Eden offer pattern making, toiling, sampling, small run production, bespoke service and guidance .

Catharina Eden, a designer and the founder, will present the newly expanded studio and the success of her business. We encourage all small manufacturers, suppliers and individual artisans in knitting, weaving, hand sewing, beading or any other craft in the London and the U.K. to showcase themselves at this vibrant event.

If you are interested in showcasing at this event or for further information please contact Emily at marketing@ethicalfashionforum.com

Also presenting is Michael Spenley, the Head of Corporate Responsibility at Littlewoods Shop Direct Group. His role involves strategy, operations and CR reporting with a focus on ethical sourcing, community engagement and carbon management. He has been a Board Member of the Global Opportunities Fund Board at the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office and also worked as a consultant for the United Nations Development Programme and as a Commentator on CR for the World Bank Group. He also was Chairman of the United Nations Global Compact UK Network between March 2007 and March 2010.

The Ethical Fashion Social Network Event takes place monthly, on the last Thursday of the month. RSVP to this event on the Ethical Fashion Network or find out more on the Ethical Fashion Calendar.

Be a part of the Ethical Fashion Map; Ethical Fashion Network Events can highlight your business and initiative to the leaders of the sector.

Contact Emily at marketing@ethicalfashionforum.com to become a venue host, speaker or sponsor.

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