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SPESA Events

Upcoming Events Hosted by SPESA


Every year SPESA hosts a series of events, bringing together its members and other leaders from across the sewn products industry. From the free-to-attend After Hours series to the can't-miss annual Executive Conference, SPESA's events are thoughtfully curated for attendees to network, learn, and have some fun. Scroll down to see the current list of upcoming events for 2022. 

2024 SPESA Advancements in Manufacturing Technologies Conference

April 11, 2024

Los Angeles, CA

SPESA’s Advancements in Manufacturing Technologies Conference is a unique opportunity to not only learn about new ideas, solutions, and technology available for the sewn products industry, but to also ask all the questions you’ve ever wanted answered from the people who create the solutions and products you need.

This annual conference features SPESA members who are happy to discuss the products they make as well as the challenges they still want to tackle to improve efficiency, speed, and accuracy in sewn products manufacturing. Previous topics include: microfactories, on-demand manufacturing, software connectivity, industry 4.0, robotics, and automation.

Los Angeles

2024 SPESA Executive Conference

October 8-10, 2024

Montréal, Quebec  

The annual SPESA Executive Conference is a key education and networking event for SPESA members, their customers, and anyone interested in learning more about the current issues, trends, and policies impacting the global sewn products industry. 


This conference effectively balances educational sessions with more casual off-site events providing an opportunity to make both business connections and lifelong friends within the industry we all love.

In addition, each iteration of the Executive Conference is in a new city to ensure it is accessible to interested sewn products professionals from all over. So, invite your colleagues, bring your family, and make the SPESA Executive Conference part of your annual travel plans.​

Texprocess Americas

May 6-8, 2025

Atlanta, Georgia 

The Texprocess Americas trade show, co-produced by SPESA, creates an opportunity for retail, brand, manufacturing executives, and professionals involved in the sewn products industry to meet with leading international manufacturers and distributors of machinery, equipment, parts, supplies, systems, technology, supply chain solutions, and other products and services used for the development of sewn products.

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