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M&S and Crystal Martin to speak at ASBCI conference
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Feb '14
The ASBCI, Association of Suppliers to the British Clothing Industry, has announced the final two speakers for its forthcoming industry conference – 'Making it in the UK - Ready or not? The reality of manufacturing fashion in Britain'  which is being held on Tuesday 25th February 2014, 10.00am to 4.00pm at the Hinckley Island Hotel, Hinckley, Leicester, LE10 3JA. 
 
Tony O’Connor, head of design – menswear at Marks & Spencer and Jonny Mitchell, executive director of Crystal Martin International will join speakers from the Alliance Project, David Nieper, De Montfort University, Fashion Enter, John Smedley, Kurt Salmon, Make it British and Matalan & Basic Thinking to explore the strategies and viability of manufacturing fashion in the UK. 
 
Tony O’Connor, head of design, menswear at Marks & Spencer will look at how M&S is making the best of British sourcing opportunities while Jonny Mitchell, executive director of Crystal Martin International will draw on his extensive experience of heading up the UK-based manufacturing operations of Courtaulds and LeeAnn Fashions to reveal how UK companies can best fulfil the demands of high street retailers.
 
The conference will be chaired by Dr Julie King, ASBCI event chairman and head of fashion and textiles at De Montfort University in collaboration with the conference’s co-sponsors Advanced Supply Chain and Johnsons Cleaners in association with GreenEarth Cleaning.  
 
The day will open with a scene setting presentation from Alek Adamski, partner, UK supply chain practice at global management consulting firm Kurt Salmon, who will detail the reality of manufacturing in the UK, identify particular areas of growth and the role of the consumer in driving this growth.  
 
The keynote presentation ‘British designed and British made - The magic ingredients’ will be delivered by Christopher Nieper, managing director, of UK-based nightwear and womenswear fashion brand David Nieper, a family business that has been designing and manufacturing exclusively in Britain for 50 years.  

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