Entries by Dunja Hoejenbos

Yeşim’s signature to “Our power is equality” panel

“Our Power Our Equality” panel, organized by Bursa Platform for Women’s Empowerment formed under the leadership of Yeşim Textile, was held at BUSIAD House with a wide participation. The panel brought together representatives of the business community and non-governmental organizations and presented examples of women’s employment. Bursa Platform for Women’s Empowerment which was created under […]

New global survey highlights unprecedented skills crisis in fashion industry

Big fashion retailers, brands, manufacturers and vendors face a shortage of workers with key, specialised skills, according to new survey data from Alvanon New York – October 4, 2018 – Global fashion innovation company Alvanon has partnered with 13 leading apparel organizations* to survey professionals throughout the fashion industry on the skills gaps, learning and […]

Gerber Acquires MCT Digital Integrating Two Histories of Innovation in Automated Cutting & Finishing

Gerber Technology announced today that it has acquired MCT Digital, adding modular laser cutting technology to their existing industrial strength finishing solution hardware and software portfolio. The addition of MCT’s high-end large format cutting builds on Gerber’s heritage in the sign & graphics and packaging industries, as well as giving Gerber a key technology platform […]

VDMA Textile Machinery c/o Walter Reiners Foundation awards five young engineers

Peter D. Dornier, member of the Executive Board of the VDMA Textile Machinery Federation and Chairman of the Walter Reiners Foundation for the Promotion of Young Engineers, honours five young talents. Numerous entrepreneurs and managers from the German textile machinery industry took part in the award ceremony at the Digital Capability Center (DCC) in Aachen, Germany.The […]

Paolo Carzana and SANDERMANN Winners Fashion Makes Sense Award 2018

Yesterday evening, on October 9, the winners of the second Fashion Makes Sense Award (FMSA) 2018 were announced during the IAF Festive Fashion Dinner at Château St. Gerlach. The award was brought to life by FASHIONCLASH and is meant to motivate designers who create with a passion for humanity and the environment. IAF and MODINT, […]

Han Bekke officially opens Convention

This week, on Tuesday October 9 and Wednesday October 10, the conference part of the 34th IAF World Fashion Convention is taking place at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Maastricht. On the first day, IAF President Han Bekke officially opened this international gathering. After having welcomed a wide variety of international attendees from more than […]

34th IAF World Fashion Convention Fully Booked

We, IAF and MODINT, are pleased to announce that the 34th IAF World Fashion Convention to be held October 8th and 9th is now fully booked. We are excited to note that a strong theme carried by a strong cast of speakers is drawing a truly international group of delegates. More than 20 countries from […]

ITMF Annual Conference 2018 Nairobi

IAF’s Matthijs Crietee attended the ITMF (International Textile Manufacturers Federation) Conference held in Nairobi, Kenya September 6th – 10th 2018. The attendants to the main dinner witnessed the passing over of the ITMF Presidency from Mr. Jaswinder Bedi to Mr. Kihak Sung, the chairman of South Korean apparel and textile giant Youngone Corporation (see picture). […]

The State of Skills in the Apparel Industry – Report 2018

We are witnessing a rapid shift in the apparel industry — as consumer desires continue to change and become more sophisticated, retailers are coming under increased pressure. This is challenging companies to deliver product faster, cheaper and through more transparent and sustainable supply chains. At the same time, our entry into the fourth industrial revolution […]

Inexmoda to host BCapital in Bogotá, Colombia

During October 17th, 18th and 19th, Inexmoda will host BCapital in Bogotá, Colombia, a Trade Show that, for three days, links the consumer to the best of local design, seeking to express fashion in non-conventional formats, to link the end consumer with de Fashion System´s creative industries and to create experiences through innovative languages and […]