31st October- 1st November 2012 ONLINE – The presentations
For the first time, SOURCE Expo took place this year ONLINE. The event showcased exemplary suppliers of sustainable fabrics and components, fair trade and ethical production units and factories from all over the world, and brokered connections between suppliers, brands, and fashion professionals.
SOURCE Expo aimed to open doors for suppliers all over the world- and make it easy for designers and brands to build sustainable supply chains.
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Day 1: 31st October: The Issues
The latest innovation in sustainable supply systems, fabrics and production processes, and including the opportunity to connect directly with innovative suppliers.
We present some of the most exemplary fashion & textiles suppliers and production models from around the world that are achieving big impact in terms of creating sustainable livelihoods, reducing poverty and adding value.
We showcase some of the most exemplary fashion & textiles suppliers and production models from around the world that are achieving big impact in terms of resource efficiency, reducing environmental footprint, waste, and energy use.
SUSTAINABLE TEXTILES SHOWCASE – IN PARTNERSHIP WITH GOTS
This session took place in Central London and was streamed online. Run in partnership with the Global Organic Textiles Standard (GOTS) , this event was inspiring, informative, and an opportunity to learn more about leading sustainable suppliers for the fashion industry.
In this presentation, we showcase pioneering GOTS registered suppliers and united a selection of experts and practitioners from across the fashion sector.
Day 2: 1st November: Fabrics & Suppliers
Presenting suppliers from all over the world that are building on artisanal, cultural, and traditional skills to create stunning products for mainstream fashion designers and brands, to fair trade and high ethical standards. From weaving to embroidery, printing, and embellishment, both fabrics and production opportunities.
LUXURY, STRUCTURE, STRETCH, DRAPE & FLOW
Highlighting some exceptional suppliers of sustainable fabrics and production opportunities from silk to fabrics with stretch and draping capacity. We include production opportunities for luxury products and structured garments.
WOOL & HEAVYWEIGHTS
Showcasing sustainable wool and heavyweight fabrics and production opportunities from different parts of the world.
CASUALWEAR, LARGE QUANTITIES, & PRINTING
Presenting a range of exemplary suppliers of casual, sport and street wear.
ACCESSORIES & COMPONENTS
Presenting suppliers of sustainable accessories and components from all over the world.