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Best in Partnerships - Textile & Clothing Sector Invites Partners for Industrial Dialogues


09 Jun 2016 10:00 to 14:00


Stanhope Hotel

Event Type

L - Conference, forum


Innovation & Enterprise
Trade & Society

Event Location


Event Description


The European textile and fashion industry invites the other sectors for ‘Industrial Dialogues’ to find new areas of potential cooperation, identify common challenges and ways to tackle them together.

During the half-day event will consist of five ‘Industrial Dialogues’ between the entrepreneurs from different sectors. The event will take place in ‘Stanhope Hotel’ in the European Quarter with the presence of the EU Commissioner for Industry and SMEs Elżbieta Bieńkowska.

Textile and clothing companies are working hand-in-hand with other industries, service providers, consumers and authorities. But the opportunities for making clever and profitable partnerships are not exhausted -  much more can be achieved in unexpected partnerships.



We count on working with other sectors to get the full benefit from international trade

We wish to take good examples to attract young talents to our sector

We are willing to contribute to the circular economy to produce better in Europe

We believe creativity is key for industry and can only be reached in partnerships

We can find effective solutions to face current societal challenges



10:00 Registration and welcome coffee

10:30 Opening and keynote address by Elżbieta Bieńkowska, EU Commissioner for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs

11:00 Industrial Dialogues (20 min each)

International trade

Education & skills

Circular economy

Creative industries

Societal challenges

12:40 Q&A & closing remarks

Download the Programme & register here


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