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Textiles Intelligence is a Marketing Partner at the IAF World Convention: the IAF announces line up of speakers

The 31st World Fashion Convention takes place during October 13-15, when key players from the apparel industry will gather in beautiful Istanbul to talk about the current state of the fashion industry.

To register, please visit www.iafconventionistanbul.com.

Christoph Auhagen, CBO of Hugo Boss will be a keynote speaker on October 14. Other speakers include Gordon Richardson (Creative Director of Topman), Jan Hilger (COO of Ahlers), Leyla Ertur (Country Manager Production, Europe Region of H&M) and Murat Akkun (CSR Country Manager of Inditex).

October 15 offers a matchmaking programme connecting delegates to the Turkish garment industry and specialised workshops. During the IAF General Assembly there will be a unique discussion session on the future of the industry. This session will be led by the World Bank's lead specialist Emiliano Duch. Industry association executives and board members from major associations from five continents will be in the panel. The World Bank is collaborating with the IAF on forming a clearer picture of what are the most successful strategies and policies to create a stronger fashion industry globally. Hearing the ideas and opinions of industry leaders from five continents will be "a fascinating experience", according to the IAF.

This session is open to all delegates to the Convention, but seating is limited, so the IAF advises those who wish to attend to send an email to crietee@iafnet.com to reserve a place.

About the International Apparel Federation (IAF)
The IAF has become the worlds leading federation for apparel manufacturers, their associations, apparel retailers and the supporting industry. The IAF's membership now includes apparel associations from nearly 40 countries representing over 150,000 companies which provide products and services to the apparel industry – a membership representing over 5 million employees. The many corporate and associate members of IAF are prominent companies or institutes in production, retailing, technology, business services, logistics, fashion fairs and education. The International Apparel Federation is a politically neutral global association, open to entrepreneurs and executives from the apparel chain worldwide.

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