Home / Knowledge / News / Apparel/Garments / UKFT launches new event to motivate next generation
UKFT launches new event to motivate next generation
20
Jun '12
UK Fashion and Textile Association (UKFT), which works for the benefit of fashion, clothing and knitting businesses across the UK, has launched a new event ‘UKFT Rise’ to support the next generation in the fashion and textile industry.

Initially, UKFT Rise will be a quarterly evening event addressed by a selection of inspirational speakers from across the textile and apparel sector.

The new event will bring together people from next generation who have an ambition and drive to rise in the fashion and textile industry. The UKFT Rise events will provide platform for such people to meet regularly and benefit from knowledge shared by various experts from the sector.
 
Nick Robertson, Founder and Chief Executive of ASOS, was the keynote speaker at the first UKFT Rise event. He shared his experiences of building a successful business.
 
At the launch of the new event, UKFT Chairman Peter Lucas said in today’s fast-paced business world, it is difficult to build strong relationships by networking with suppliers and customers.
 
He added that it is very important for today’s youth to gain knowledge about the industry in which they want to build their careers and businesses. 
 
All young and ambitious people who plan to make their career in fashion and textile industry can benefit from listening to inspirational speakers at the UKFT Rise events, he said.
 

Fibre2fashion News Desk - India

Must ReadView All

Textiles | On 26th May 2017

Lenzing unleashes new eco-friendly fibre

There's a new eco-friendly fibre on the anvil—Austrian speciality...

Apparel/Garments | On 26th May 2017

Benetton seeks approval for FDI in single-brand retail

Global fashion brand Benetton Group, has sought Indian government's...

Apparel/Garments | On 26th May 2017

Walmart to conduct GST workshops for SME suppliers

With the objective of supporting its small and medium-sized (SME)...

Interviews View All

Ghanshyam Ghoghari
Kimora Fashion

Bridalwear is not about reds and whites anymore

Prabu Mohanram
Balavigna Weaving Mills Pvt Ltd

The biggest challenge that the weaving industry faces is high price

Smarth Bansal
Colorjet India Limited

We would like to venture more companies into the Indian market

Giorgio Mantovani
Corman S.p.A

Giorgio Mantovani, MD of Corman, with a presence in both Milano and New...

Lynda Kelly
Suominen Corporation

Suominen Corporation is a manufacturer of nonwovens as roll goods for...

Kevin Nelson
TissueGen

Kevin Nelson, Chief Scientific Officer, TissueGen discusses the growing...

Prathyusha Garimella
Prathyusha Garimella

Hyderabad-based designer <b>Prathyusha Garimella</b> is known for blending ...

Ritu Kumar
Label Ritu Kumar

‘Classics will return’ "There are a lot of people wearing western clothes ...

Mike Hoffman
Gildan Activewear SRL

Gildan Activewear, a manufacturer and marketer of branded clothing and...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

news category


Related Categories:
May 2017

May 2017

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

SUBSCRIBE


Browse Our Archives

GO


E-News Insight
Subscribe Today and Get the
Latest News Update in Your Mail Box.
Advanced Search