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Make it British & UKFT Launch Meet the Buyer


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Meet the Buyer at Meet the Manufacturer – a sourcing trade show and conference, will give retailers and buyers the opportunity to meet UK based manufacturers and textile industry practitioners away from the hustle and bustle of the trade show over afternoon tea. 

A collaborative initiative between Make it British and the UK and Textile Association (UKFT). The 2-day Meet the Manufacturer event will offer exhibiting manufacturers unique networking opportunities with key industry buyers and retailers in speciality areas all under one roof. 


Kate Hills, founder of Meet the Manufacturer commented, “Following feedback from last year’s [Meet the Manufacturer] show we’re confident that there is a demand for this type of unique workshop.”

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“Our close connections with manufacturers, coupled with the UKFT’s extensive retailer relationships make this the ideal partnership to pioneer something like this.”

John Miln, CEO of UKFT added, “The values and purpose of Meet the Manufacturer fit perfectly with ours – to bring together fashion industry buyers and manufacturers for an inclusive British networking event – we’re delighted to have this opportunity to work together.”

The next Meet the Manufacturer takes place at The Tobacco Dock in London on June 3rd – June 4 2015, Fashion Enter will be present and have a stand at this event. 

Photo: Jenny Holloway speaking at last years Meet the Manufacturer

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