An official event of the American
Apparel and Footwear Association (AAFA),
Material World New York returns to the Jacob K. Javits
Convention Center, September 25-27,
2007 with a full-scale educational conference touching on
the industry's most important trend and business developments. In
addition to special presentations from top trend forecasters, the
schedule will also feature in depth programs touching on the show's
special focus areas, including
eco-friendly, performance, product lifecycle management (PLM),
design & merchandising solutions, and
home furnishing fabrics products.
September 25, 2007, AAFA's special headliner event,
and Profit: Reaching for the Pinnacle of Environmental
Sustainability, will take an in-depth view into the
triple bottom line through the eyes of today's notable companies who
are reaching the pinnacle of environmental sustainability.
Admission is $100 in advance and
$150 on-site, and includes lunch.
AAFA's Supplier Resource Committee will also present
Lifecycle Management Strategies Achieving Speed, Visibility and
Control on Wednesday, September 26 from 9:30-10:45
a.m. Leading industry brands and their PLM practitioners will share
how they are meeting the challenges of cheaper, faster, better.
Admission is $50 in advance and $75 on-site.
On the trend
front, AAFA and The Doneger Group will present
in Trending on Thursday, September 27 from 10:00 -
11:00 a.m. Led by David Wolfe,
creative director of Doneger Creative Services; this
presentation will examine the changing methods that the fashion
system is undergoing as it constantly adapts to the evolving retail
landscape and consumer lifestyle. Admission for this program is
free. No registration is required for free programs. Admission will
be first come, first served.
New York will also provide attendees with advance color and trend
direction highlighting the Autumn/Winter 2008 season for both the
apparel and home industries with a number of complimentary trend
presentations from the industry's leading trend trackers and
services, including Pantone, Stylesight, Trend Union and Promostyl.
Among these program highlights are presentations from
David Shah, co-owner and publisher
of Metropolitan Publishing, who will lead
From the Austere
to the Absurd - A Guide to Navigating the Conflicting
Consumer and Design Directions of Today and
Today Editor-in-Chief Jennifer Marks, whose
presentation will cover the rapidly changing world of global home
Tuesday, September 25, 2007
Taiwan's Textile Federation
Presents: Taiwan's Green & Ethical Efforts on Functional Textile
Innovation, 10 a.m.
Stylesight Presents: MegaTrend
Fall/Winter 08/09: The Anthropology of the Future,
AAFA Presents: People, Planet,
and Profit: Reaching for the Pinnacle of Environmental Sustainability,
New Generation Computing Presents:
Speed to Market, Key Features, Benefits and Return on Investment of
Integrated Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), Global Sourcing and ERP
Pantone Presents: View Colour
Winter 2008-09: Be Different,
Zweave Presents: Love Your
Software, Love Your Implementation: On-Demand PLM,
Textile Intelligence Presents:
Active & Performance Fabrics,
Wednesday, September 26, 2007
Home Textiles Today
Jennifer Marks. 9:30
AAFA Presents: Winning Product
Lifecycle Management Strategies
Achieving Speed, Visibility and
David Shah Presents: From the
Austere to the Absurd
A Guide to Navigating the Conflicting Consumer
and Design Directions of Today,
Tradecard Presents: The Next Frontier: Supply Chain as a Service,
12:00 -12:45 p.m.
Textile Intelligence Presents:
Eco-Friendly Fabrics, Noon
Promostyl Presents: Fall Winter
2008-09: General Trends & Silhouettes,
The Hosiery Technology Center &
Present: Enhancing Retail Profits Through Balanced Sourcing,
Trend Union Presents: COVERING,
Wrapping Ourselves in Colors and Fabrics to Confront the World,
The Africa Pavilion Presents:
Africa Goes Green: Growing an Ethical and Eco-Friendly Clothing
Thursday, September 27, 2007
AAFA & The
Doneger Group Present: Changing Trends in Trending, 10
Material World offers sewn products industry
members a one-stop global resource for sourcing, fabric, trim and
trends. In addition to educational programming, the 2007 edition will
bring together an expanded international exhibitor base, special
presentation of home furnishings fabric providers, Trend Pavilion and
Material World New York Quick Facts:
Hours: Tuesday, September
25: 9:30 a.m.
September 26: 9:30 a.m.
27: 9:30 a.m.
Location: Jacob K. Javits
655 W. 34th
Street, New York, NY 10001
Travel: For discounted
hotels, call Connections at 800.262.9974
Show Info: For exhibitor or
attendee information on Material World New York, call 800.318.2238 or
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