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USA-ITA joins Govt officials at Sourcing during MAGIC
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Aug '11
The United States Association of Importers of Textiles and Apparel (USA-ITA) will join Francisco Sánchez, Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade at the U.S. Department of Commerce, at the first-ever Sourcing in the Americas Summit during MAGIC in Las Vegas. From August 21-24, 2011, the Summit will bring together U.S. government officials, U.S. textile and apparel brands and retailers, and manufacturers in the Western Hemisphere to discuss their experiences and opportunities sourcing in the Americas.

The Summit will take place at the MAGIC Americas Pavilion, which is comprised of 75 manufacturers showcasing the textile and apparel supply chain in the region. The Summit will feature a series of events highlighting the diversity of products made in the Western Hemisphere as well as the opportunities created by the Americas supply chain. We invite members of the press to join us at a number of open events, including:

- Sunday, August 21, 2011
12:00 p.m. Americas Pavilion Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony featuring Under Secretary Sánchez, Americas Pavilion, Las Vegas Convention Center

- Monday, August 22, 2011
10:00 a.m. National Export Initiative and Sourcing in the Americas Seminar, Room S230, Las Vegas Convention Center

This seminar is open to all MAGIC Show participants and includes discussions with lead manufacturers and producers in the region. Join us for this one hour special seminar that highlights the U.S. National Export Initiative and the Western Hemisphere. The speakers include:

• Julia K. Hughes, President of USA-ITA, Moderator
• Francisco Sánchez, Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade, U.S. Department of Commerce
• Jim Hopkins, Vice President of Sales, Hamrick Mills
• Marty Moran, CEO of RadiciSpandex Corporation
• Randy Price, Vice President of Global Internal Manufacturing, VF Corporation
• Gary Ross, Vice President, Global Non Beauty Supply Chain, Avon Products

- 11:30 a.m.Media Roundtable, Room S225, Las Vegas Convention Center

Join us at a media roundtable to have your questions answered about sourcing in the Western Hemisphere. The speakers include:

• Francisco Sánchez, Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade, U.S. Department of Commerce
• Chris DeMoulin, Executive Vice President of Fashion and President of MAGIC International
• R. Roger Berrier, Jr., President and COO of Unifi, Inc.
• Julia K. Hughes, President of USA-ITA

The United States Association of Importers of Textiles and Apparel (USA-ITA) was established in January 1989 by nine companies with a vision to create a unified voice for textile and apparel importers across the country.

United States Association of Importers of Textiles and Apparel

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