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BFDA Positive Impact Awards 2016

Mary Wang
Oct 27, 2016

Join industry members at Brooklyn Fashion+Design Accelerator for the 2nd Annual Positive Impact Awards. The gala will serve as a who’s who of ethical fashion and honor pioneers in the sustainable fashion industry including ethical powerhouses Patagonia, EILEEN FISHER and Canopy Planet as well as rock star collaborator, the Sustainable Apparel Coalition. In addition to the awards, […]

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SPESA Executive Conference 2016

Mary Wang

The focus of the Executive Conference is “Localization and Globalization”. We will explore not only what is meant by these terms, but also how you decide between them. Do you combine both initiatives? How do they impact the textile and sewn products industry? What are the decision points? When is one strategy the appropriate one? […]

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Alvanon’s Ed Gribbin to address at SPESA forum

Mary Wang

Alvanon, a global apparel business and product development consultancy, has announced that the company’ president and fashion business authority, Ed Gribbin, will address attendees at the SPESA Advancements in Manufacturing Technologies Conference 2016 and act as moderator at the SPESA Executive Conference, to be held from November 3 to 5, 2016, in US. Continue with […]

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Managing change in the move to new technology tools

Mary Wang
Oct 25, 2016

With the road to implementing new technology often a daunting prospect – be it 3D design and virtual prototyping tools or product lifecycle management software – some of the tips for managing the process include clear communication, honest expectations, and good old-fashioned patience. Click here to read the full article.

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A Fitting Project: With a focus on incorporating technology into the design process, one YPOer has disrupted the apparel industry

Mary Wang

Inside the Palais Garnier, the home of the Paris Opera Ballet, is a labyrinth of workshops devoted to the creation of the troupe’s costumes. When Janice Wang (YPO Pearl River Delta), CEO of Alvanon, a global apparel business consultancy, toured the 19th-century theater in 2014, she appreciated the craftsmanship, technical skill and professional passion of […]

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Fashion fit for the future – five strategies for speed

Mary Wang

The apparel industry has to get faster if it is to remain competitive – and relevant ­– in a rapidly changing environment, according to Ed Gribbin, president at size and fit specialist Alvanon. Speaking at last week’s ‘Fashion Fit For The Future’ event, he set out some strategies and tactics for speed. For a detailed list of the […]

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WGSN Futures 2016 NYC

Carolyn Son
Oct 14, 2016

Alvanon is proud to sponsor WGSN Futures 2016! Date: November 10th, 2016 Location: New York, NY WGSN Futures summit  is designed to help you disrupt your everyday thinking. With the theme of The Vision 2030, they’ll be talking about the next 15 years – and the cultural shifts that are far from science fiction anymore. Topics […]

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AAFA HK Summit 2016

Carolyn Son

Date: October 27, 2016 Location: Kowloon Shangri-La Hong Kong AAFA’s Hong Kong Executive Summit convenes the industry’s leaders who are taking on the complex and ever-changing demands of sourcing from and also selling their apparel, footwear, and accessory brands in the Asian market. The Summit will cultivate open and cooperative exchange between executives, all responding to—and working […]

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Alvanon’s Ed Gribbin to address how fashion industry faces disruption from 3D at Product Innovation Apparel 2016 in Berlin

Carolyn Son
Sep 29, 2016

LONDON – 29th September 2016 – Alvanon president and global fashion business authority Ed Gribbin will join a distinguished panel of industry experts to explore “How is 3D set to disrupt the fashion apparel industry?” at Product Innovation Apparel 2016, October 5-6, 2016, Maritim proArte Hotel Berlin, Germany.   Joining Gribbin on the panel will […]

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SPESA Advancements in Manufacturing Technologies Conference 2016

Carolyn Son
Sep 27, 2016

Date: November 2nd – 3rd Location: San Antonio,  Texas The SPESA Advancements in Manufacturing Technologies conference showcases the technical knowledge and expertise of the leading equipment and technology suppliers in a non-commercial, educational-only event. “Why Speed To Market Matters… And What You Can Do To Get Faster” Featured: Ed Gribbin Learn more and register at SPESA

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