redress eco-fashion & textiles conference
march 22nd - 24th, 2013
Raleigh Marriott City Center | Raleigh, NC
In March, Redress Raleigh celebrates its five year anniversary with a weekend-long conference focused on eco-fashion and textiles in the Southeastern USA and beyond!
Redress Eco-Fashion & Textiles Conference will expand the dialogue among boutique owners, designers, suppliers, and customers interested in transforming the current fashion and textile industry into an ecologically conscious and ethical one. Scheduled throughout the weekend are a number of activities including lectures, panel discussions, workshops, a marketplace, and a fashion show. Attendees of the conference will have an opportunity to learn more about the Southeastern USA’s eco-fashion industry, network with its active players, and become part of the growing movement.
join the eco-revolution!
sponsors: Beyond the great word-of-mouth publicity we’ve received over the last 4+ years, Redress has been featured in multiple media outlets including newspapers, television shows, popular blogs, and radio. Our social media presence is continuously expanding -- in the past year our Twitter following grew over 50 percent! Our newsletter currently reaches over 800 subscribers. Beyond our network, being a sponsor means incredible opportunities to showcase your company at the conference -- from speaking opportunities to a promotional booth during the two days of the conference to visibility on marketing materials throughout the event. Learn more about the benefits of partnering with Redress Raleigh here: www.redressraleigh.com/sponsors
attendees: We invite boutique owners, suppliers, manufacturers, designers, students, and all individuals interested in eco-fashion and textiles to join us as we embark on a new and exciting chapter in the history of the fashion and textile industry. Engage with well-respected panelists and lecturers with expertise in eco-fashion and textiles, find inspiration for your green closet from eco-fashion designers featured on the runway, and enjoy networking opportunities that will open new doors! Early Bird Tickets (including Student discounts) are available in limited quantities only until January 15th: www.redressraleigh.com/attend
vendors: The Eco Fashion & Textiles Conference will host a Market that is free and open to the public on Sunday, March 24, 2013. Expected attendance is 500+ conference attendees and additional visitors. Vendors featured in the marketplace will showcase eco-friendly goods, hand-crafted with a focus on low environmental impact. Booth spaces are 10 x 10 feet and cost $200. Spaces are limited and acceptance will be on a rolling basis -- applications will have priority. Vendor Applications for Redress 2013 Marketplace are due January 31, 2013 and can be found online at: www.redressraleigh.com/marketplace
designers: Over the last four years Redress Raleigh featured nearly 60 eco-fashion and accessory designers on the runway at our annual Eco-Fashion Show. Our goal is to continue providing a platform for rising or established eco-designers, from students to veterans of the industry, who showcase innovative, accessible, and wearable collections. Designer Applications for Redress 2013 Eco-Fashion Show are due December 31, 2012 and can be found online at: www.redressraleigh.com/eftc-designers