SPESA Tailgate Party
Texprocess Americas & Techtextil North America
Opening Night Networking Event
There’s no more innovative and inviting space to host the visitor-friendly SPESA 2016 Tailgate Party at the upcoming Texprocess Americas & Techtextil North America exhibitions than the College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta.
The state-of-the-art facility features 50,000 square feet of unique event space, including an indoor Playing Field that can accommodate up to 1,450 people for the SPESA Tailgate Party on the Opening Night – May 3, 2016.
The College Football Hall of Fame is located adjacent to the Georgia World Congress Center at 250 Marietta Street Northwest, next to Centennial Olympic Park, and near the Georgia Dome stadium in downtown Atlanta — in the heart of the city’s sports and entertainment district.
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Dress Code: Denim Jeans
Supporting the AAFA Education Foundation
Since its creation in 1968, the AAFA Education Foundation has awarded scholarships to the sharpest, brightest, and most creative students in the academic world to achieve new heights in the fashion industry.
Over 2,500 scholarships have been awarded to deserving students with the help of generous contributions. The Foundation’s goal is to significantly increase the funding of its investment portfolio to allow an increase in the number and amount of scholarships it provides to students.
SPESA provides support for the AAFA Education Foundation as it promotes the advancement of knowledge and understanding of the industry, specifically in the areas of finance, marketing, human resources, product development, production management, engineering, technology, and other subjects related to improved efficiency and development and acceleration of economic growth in the industry.
Members in the News
SPESA Welcomes New Members
- Southeastern Sales
- Will Duncan & Associates
- Bullmer GmbH
- Universal Sewing Supplies
- Taiwan Spreading Center Enterprises
- iEcho Science & Technology
- YIN USA
- Richpeace Group
Will Duncan & Associates, LLC Acquires [TC]2’s Industry Services
Will Duncan and Doug Adams announce the launch of their newly formed apparel consulting firm. As Executive Vice President of [TC]2, Will Duncan was instrumental in creating their Industry Services Division, developing the team to support it, and leading their training and consulting activities during his 25 years with [TC]2 . Doug Adams is an industry veteran with over 40 years’ experience from the production floor to the board room. For the past nine years he served as Director of Manufacturing Services for [TC]2.
Alvanon, a Global Apparel Business Expert, has entered into a Fit Movement partnership with the Parsons School of Design
The partnership provides students enrolled in selected programs with advanced industry fit tools used in product development for the purpose of creating a state of the art learning environment for emerging designers.
Sweden-based online retailer Nelly.com has has gone live with Gerber Technology’s YuniquePLM™
Nelly.com will manage the development and design of its growing in-house lines of fashion goods, as well as its nearly 700 brands featured within its online catalogue. The company targets fashion-minded 18-35 year olds and generates over 10 million visits per month internationally. Gerber Technology’s longtime partner, ACG Nyström®, led the implementation. Founded in 2004 and based in Boras, Sweden, Nelly.com has established itself as a leading fashion site across the Nordic region.
Lectra, appointed Jean-Patrice Gros as Director of Lectra Northern Europe
Based in Belgium, Jean-Patrice Gros will focus on anticipating and responding to Lectra’s customers’ needs in the fashion, automobile, and furniture industries, three strongly developing markets in United Kingdom, Belgium, Netherlands, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania.