Join us as we discuss how start-ups can make the most of working with fashion manufacturers
On 28 January, UKFT Rise will be joined by UKFT’s manufacturing consultant, Elliot Barlow, as we discuss garment manufacturing for start-ups.
This very important part of the business building process can often be overlooked and rushed when growing a fashion or textile company, but understanding the manufacturing process and knowing how to work together with a manufacturer effectively is an integral part of building a successful brand.
Elliot has worked in a variety of different production environments and his expertise has been forged from; hands-on experience managing high-end clothing factories in London, his own consultancy business producing for multiple brands and designers in the UK and more recently in senior management roles In-house and as a consultant for the UKFT. Elliot has been involved in producing clothing at all levels of quality, volume and design-philosophy and understands the necessary steps required to work effectively with manufacturers.
Topics we will cover in the webinar include:
Finding the right manufacturer
Typical CMT manufacturing operating structures
Building your relationship with them; liaising and negotiating
Developing the right internal systems to work with your manufacturers
How to get great quality from a manufacturer
Date:28 January 2021
Time: 10:30 – 11:30
Location: Webinar via Zoom (a link will be sent to you prior to the event)
Tickets: £10 (UKFT members receive free access, UKFT Rise subscribers receive 50% off tickets. Please contact email@example.com for your code).