News Update - June 2010
TCFWA monthly newsletters deliver exclusive industry updates, and keep you informed of the latest events and news within the Textile Clothing and Footwear industry. Members of TCFWA are welcome and encouraged to send in news to be considered for newsletter releases. For more info or to subscribe, kindly email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our latest News are:
ASK AN EXPERT at TCF Forum on Wednesday 23rd June 6pm-8pm
Join our new ASK AN EXPERT Forum and bring your questions and queries along. This month TCFWA is having IT, Fashion Media, Patternmaking, Guest designer, Overseas Buying Missions to India, Hong Kong, Business Development and Ecommerce experts. Special guest: SCOOP Magazine editor and Gabriella Frattini Label New Venue: La Strada, Hyatt Hotel, Perth. To book click here or email email@example.com
BPW MONTHLY NETWORKING & FELLOWSHIP MONDAY, 21st JUNE
A worldwide fellowship of women "Taking action for women's equality" - Networking 5-7pm, Guest Speaker 7-7.30pm - Members Complimentary, Guests $10, Dinner 7.30-9pm (own cost) Venue: 150 East Riverside Bar & Restaurant. Booking Essential: firstname.lastname@example.org or 9479 3777 BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL by 16th june.
HONG KONG FASHION WEEK - 5-8 July 2010
CLOTHES SHOW LONDON, 25th – 27th June 2010
has 20 stands all showcasing up and coming designers! Designers under the FashionCapital umbrella receive a third off the original price of a stand and extensive press and PR leading up to the event. This is a fantastic opportunity to not only drive sales but also gain maximum exposure for your label. More information contact Contact Clarisse at email@example.com
Taipei IN Style 2010 - 27 - 29 August - www.taipeiinstyle.com
COUTURE FASHION WEEK, 10-12 September 2010, New York City
LE CUIR A PARIS – February, 2011 – www.lecuiraparis.com
Exciting opportunity of sponsored exhibition space for emerging leather designers (conditions apply). Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
WE WANT YOU
TCFWA is always looking for new topics for workshops. Your level of expertise is interesting to us. If you would like to share your knowledge and become a Speaker at our centre, contact Geoffrey at email@example.com
The FASHION DESIGN MANUAL 2 is now available at TCFWA for $85 (+handling fees). More information contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Beauty and Hairdressing uniforms, offers an opportunity for a Designer to bring its knowledge and creativity into the new collection. Contact Clarisse at email@example.com
FASHION EVENTS LOOKING FOR THE PERFECT SPACE
Fashion/Art Exhibition based around "All Heart" for HeartKids WA an organisation for Kids in WA born with Heart problems and is also with Princess Margaret Hospital. Erica is currently trying to find the "Perfect" Space!: An art gallery that would be interest in supporting Local young labels and artists. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
GET AROUND THE WORLD
If you’re an Australian fashion designer and have been exporting for less than four years, you are eligible to enter the inaugural DHL Express Australia Fashion Export Scholarship.
This is your opportunity to win an individually tailored export mentoring package and international freight to the value of $10,000 (AUD) for a year. For more info: http://www.dhl.com.au/en/about_us/events/runway_to_the_world/dhl_express_fashion_export_scholarship.html
DESIGNER LOOKING FOR A MACHINIST
who can construct men and women formal wear (suits, shirts, pants, skirts). Would prefer someone in Perth area. More information Contact Clarisse at email@example.com
SECOND-HAND FASHION FOR PROFIT
Fashion book, for sale at $70 (RRP $90). Condition as new. More information Contact Rose at firstname.lastname@example.org
PREPARING A PHOTO SHOOT OR AN EVENT?
Contact Clarisse and we’ll help you find the right contacts according to your needs email@example.com
UNDERSTAND Pattern making & Sample making
Angelina Arcaro Price is inviting new and experienced designers to acquire her assistance in compiling their sample collection. Inclusive of the fee she welcomes your presence while working on your designs therefore, learning while working with her. More information on www.arcarocouture.com.au
Browse the HKTDC, Trade Promotion Organisation, eMagazines for FREE
To register and get the link contact firstname.lastname@example.org
WELCOME TO OUR TCF NETWORK
ETHICAL CLOTHING AUSTRALIA
Assisting the local textile, clothing and footwear industry to ensure Australian workers receive fair wages and decent conditions. www.ethicalclothingaustralia.org.au
TCFWA Members are welcome to share their business opportunities.
FASHION RULES - ASK AN EXPERT QUESTION ANSWERED
Do you know the answer to this question? : Can the manufacturer 'reverse engineer' legally? How do I make sure that my designs are not the same as another designers? Fashion Rules Booklet available for members and businesses attending the IP for Fashion workshop. Call into our offices at 7 Fairbrother Street, Belmont to collect your copy.
FRANCHISING CODE OF CONDUCT
The Minister for Small Business, Independent Contractors and the Service Economy, the Hon Dr Craig Emerson MP, issued a media release outlining regulatory changes to the Franchising Code of Conduct which take effect from 1 July 2010. http://www.innovation.gov.au/Section/SmallBusiness/Pages/FranchisingCodeofConduct.aspx
IMPROVE YOUR MARKET RESEARCH
IBIS reports available for viewing at the Belmont BEC office. Some of the reports we have are: Men’s & Boys Wear Manufacturing, Textile Product manufacturing, Women’s & girls wear manufacturing, Sleepwear underwear & infants wear manufacturing, Clothing Wholesale, Clothing Retailing, and more. Make an appointment to view them –ring Geoffrey Hawke on 9479 3777 or email email@example.com if interested.
SENSIS ISSUES WARNING ABOUT YELLOW PAGES SCAM
fax being sent to Australian businesses from an international company posing as Yellow Pages® and asking for payment for “free submission to google.com.au”. If you are unsure the fax is legitimate you should contact Yellow Pages® on 13 23 78. Sensis alerts: do not confirm business details such as ABN, Business Owner & directors. The purpose of such sales scams appears to be to obtain sensitive business information and possibly to generate and accept payment for false bills for advertising space in non-existent directory products.
BELMONT BEC NEXT WORKSHOPS & EVENTS
22/06/2010 Start a New Business from 10am to 12pm
22/06/2010 Pricing and costing from 12.30pm to 1.30pm
23/06/2010 Building Online Customer Base from 9.30am to 12pm
23/06/2010 TCF Forum – ASK AN EXPERT from 6pm to 8pm
24/06/2010 Social Media in Retail- WEBINAR
28/06/2010 Start a Fashion Label from 10.30am to 12.30pm
28/06/2010 Avoid Manufacturing Pitfalls (fashion) from 1pm to 3pm *NEW*
28/06/2010 Linking with retailers and agents from 3pm to 4pm
29/06/2010 Importing/Exporting from 10am to 12pm
29/06/2010 Increase your profit through your website from 12.30pm to 2.30pm
29/06/2010 IP for the fashion industry from 3pm to 5pm
29/06/2010 Managing Intellectual Assets from 5.30pm to 7.30pm
29/06/2010 ASK AN EXPERT at BEC Sundowner from 5pm to 7pm
For more details, go to www.belmontbec.com/bec/Workshops.htm
Database Update – If you have moved or changed your phone/email contact details please remember to let us know. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
TCFWA members are welcome to forward events, articles or information to be considered for our TCFWA newsletters please email them to email@example.com
Carol, Clarisse and the team