TRUMAN BREWERY
LONDON 

25 – 26 MAY 2016

 

ABOUT

Meet the Manufacturer – the only sourcing event exclusively for British clothing, textile & leathergoods manufacturers. Our London textile show takes place at the Old Truman Brewery on 25th & 26th May 2016.

Brought to you by Make it British.

WHO EXHIBITS?

Handbag Manufacturers | Supply Chain Software | Accessories Manufacturers | Leathergoods Manufacturers | Trimming Suppliers | Fabric Printers | Pattern-Cutters | Sample Makers | Garment Manufacturers | Yarn Spinners | Fabric Finishers | Textile Manufacturers | Knitwear Manufacturers | Laundry Products | Wollen Mills | Mannequin Manufacturers | Menswear Manufacturers | Childrenswear Manufacturers | Lingerie Manufacturers | Knitted Accessory Manufacturers | Label Suppliers | Packaging Suppliers | Web Developers | Services for Start-ups | Trade Bodies | Component Manufacturers | Lace Weavers | Silk Printers | Jersey Manufacturers | Financial Services Providers | Babywear Manufacturers | Hosiery Manufacturers | Sock Manufacturers | Grading Services | CMT units | Machinery Suppliers | Womenswear Manufacturers | Compliance Services | Tableware Manufacturers | Gift Manufacturers | Footwear Manufacturers

  • CONFERENCE

    Our 2-day conference programme features a line-up of eminent speakers who will shed a positive light on the how, why and where of manufacturing in the UK. Visit the Conference page to find out who’s speaking at the conference this year.

  • WORKSHOPS

    For the first time in 2016 the event includes drop in workshops to help you gain practical insight into manufacturing in the UK. These free sessions provide the perfect opportunity for you to explore all aspects of the industry, from factory auditing to leather selection.

  • TRADE SHOW

    MTM showcases some of the top knitters, weavers, tanneries, leathergoods makers, CMT units and lingerie factories in Britain today. The trade show gives buyers & designers the opportunity to meet with manufacturers & suppliers face to face and to see the breadth of the UK textile industry.

  • NETWORKING

    One of the main reasons to come to MTM is to network – not only with manufacturers but also with your industry peers. We aim to make the show friendly and welcoming – the ideal platform for helping you to ‘Make it British!’

CONFERENCE SPEAKERS

ROSIE WOLFENDEN MBE
MD & co-founder
Tatty Devine

PETER MARSH
ex-FT journalist and author of
‘The New Industrial Revolution’

IAN MACLEAN
Managing Director
John Smedley

GUY HILLS
Owner
 Dashing Tweeds

KATE HILLS
Founder
Make it British

Emma Willis Shirts

EMMA WILLIS MBE
Founder
Emma Willis Shirts

BILL MACBETH OBE
Managing Director
Textile Centre of Excellence

Simon Colbeck Marks and Spencer

SIMON COLBECK
Head of Innovation and Quality for General Merchandise
Marks and Spencer

KATYA WILDMAN
Founder
Bombshell

NICK ASHLEY
Designer
Private White V.C.

OPENING TIMES:

Wednesday 25th May

Trade Show General Admission 10am – 6pm
Conference 9:30am – 1:30pm
VIP ticket holder preview 8am – 10am
Evening reception (for party ticket holders only) 6pm-9pm

Thursday 26th May

Trade Show General Admission 10am – 5pm
Conference 9:30am – 1:30pm
VIP ticket holder preview 9am – 10am

25 – 26 MAY
THE OLD TRUMAN BREWERY

91 Brick Lane, London, E1 6QL

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