Industry experts will tell you all you need to know to develop a ‘Made in Britain’ brand at our first Make it British Forum
Speakers will include: Justine Tabak, who recently launched her own eponymous womenswear brand ‘Justine Tabak’, manufactured entirely in the UK, will be sharing the trials and tribulations of developing a brand
Designer, Karen Tickle of Ticklish Kids, will look at the challenges of designing and pattern cutting
Simon Platts of ASOS will explore what to look for in a factory partner and how to avoid the most common production pitfalls
Jess McGuire-Dudley, of John Smedley, will be offering advice on how to promote a British-made brand
Saf Ismail of Elite Labels will be joining us in a panel discussion, giving a manufacturers’ perspective on product development
We’re delighted to have such a high-profile line up of speakers for our debut Forum in Leicester. This one-day event will provide you with all you need to know to develop a made in Britain brand, from design, product development and manufacturing to funding, promotion and selling the product.
The sessions will be interactive with plenty of time for Q&As and networking. And with such a diverse mix of opinions across a broad range of product areas, from menswear, womenswear and childrenswear to knitwear and footwear – we’re expecting some lively debates!
The Make it British Forum will be held in association with the UK Fashion and Textile Association.