Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / SEAMS conference to focus on uncertain economic scenario
SEAMS conference to focus on uncertain economic scenario
26
Sep '12
SEAMS, the National Association for the U.S. Sewn Products Industry, will focus the agenda of its Fall 2012 Networking Conference on strategies that textile and sewn products contractors, brand manufacturers, retailers, and suppliers can use to better manage in today’s uncertain economic environment. The event will be held October 12-13 at the Marriott Resort and Spa at Grande Dunes in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

According to SEAMS President and Milliken & Company executive Mike Diemer, “Navigating the path to success in the textile and sewn products industry has always been challenging. To ensure continued success, we need to learn from and collaborate with our successful leaders and peers.

“This year’s SEAMS Conference is dedicated to providing professionals from all aspects of our diverse industry with the information, networking, and release they need to succeed in today’s business and economic climate.”

Scheduled presentations include:

  • US Textile/Apparel Trade Policy: Recent Developments and Outlook - Jonathan Fee, Partner, Alston & Bird LLP
  • Advances in Manufacturing: A Look Ahead – Dr. Mike Fralix, President & CEO, [TC]2
  • The Supreme Court's Affordable Care Act Decision: Impact on Employers - Edward Rawl, Associate, Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • Looking at Total Cost – Gloria McConnell, Manager, Industrial Engineering, [TC]2

Special "What it Takes" Panel Discussion featuring:

  • Marty Bailey, President of Manufacturing, American Apparel
  • Frank Henderson, Owner & President, Henderson Sewing Machine Co.
  • Stefanie Zeldin, Chief Marketing Officer and Director of Sustainability, Martex Fibers

Attendees will also enjoy numerous industry networking opportunities, including an opportunity to introduce their business to all attendees, two special networking receptions, group meals and ample breaks. Social events will include a putting contest and golf outing on Thursday Oct. 11; and a wine and cheese social for meeting attendees’ guests.

SEAMS Members will also receive an association business update, elect and install new officers and directors, and hear from the SEAMS Person of the Year at this meeting.

SEAMS, The National Association for the Sewn Products Industry is a not-for-profit organization comprised of sewn products contract and brand manufacturers and their suppliers. The organization’s mission is to support the resurging US sewn products industry through educational programs that will improve the quality and productivity of the sewn products industry collectively and of its member firms individually.

SEAMS


Must ReadView All

Apparel/Garments | On 21st Sep 2017

UK fashion exports £10.7 bn in 2016; highest till now

Exports of British fashion goods rose to £10.7 billion in 2016, the...

Apparel/Garments | On 21st Sep 2017

BFC announces partnership with Chinese firm JD.com

The British Fashion Council (BFC) has forged a new partnership...

Textiles | On 21st Sep 2017

Indonesia’s textile exports may reach $15 billion by 2019

Indonesia’s textile-related exports are projected to reach $15...

Interviews View All

Smita Murarka
Amanté

‘There is huge demand in the Indian lingerie market for non-wired styles.’

Dinaz Madhukar
DLF Emporio and DLF Promenade

‘Each event and promotion is planned out keeping in mind the business of...

Amardeep Singh
Orient Craft

'In export markets, the trend in terms of embroidery, is towards matte...

Larry L Kinn
Suominen Corporation

Larry L Kinn, Senior Vice President - Operations Americas of Suominen...

Giorgio Mantovani
Corman S.p.A

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

Iago Castro Asensio
RCfil Distribuciones S.L.

Iago Castro Asensio, International Business Manager of RCfil...

Aditi Somani
Aditi Somani

Aditi Somani specialises in luxury fusion wear with international cuts and ...

Madhu Jain
Madhu Jain

She grew up in the walled city of Old Delhi, completed her studies, and...

Vaanee Bhatia
Gritstones Clothing

<div>Delhi-based Gritstones Clothing offers quality and exemplary style...

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

September 2017

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

news category


Related Categories:

Planning to Take the Leap towards
Sustainability?

Do you see sustainability as a route to business growth?

Yes No

Do you think the sustainability space has the needed tools and resources available for a business to lead change?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you see sustainability as a route to business growth?

Yes
74.5%
No
12.8%
Skip
12.8%

Total Votes: 47

Do you think adopting a sustainable approach will be a profitable move for your business?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you think the sustainability space has the needed tools and resources available for a business to lead change?

Yes
61.7%
No
25.5%
Skip
12.8%

Total Votes: 47

Do you want the world to know about your sustainability journey and your business’ environmental footprint?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you think adopting a sustainable approach will be a profitable move for your business?

Yes
87.2%
No
6.4%
Skip
6.4%

Total Votes: 47

Thanks for your valuable feedback. Claim your free latest sustainability e-book.

Active Poll

Do you want the world to know about your sustainability journey and your business’ environmental footprint?

Yes
70.2%
No
10.6%
Skip
19.1%

Total Votes: 47


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