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2019 pro:Americas Portland Regional
721 NW Ninth Avenue
Portland, Oregon 97209
503 467 0764

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Thursday, August 15, 2019, 1:00 PM to Thursday, September 12, 2019, 7:00 PM PDT
Category: AAPN Events

2019 pro:Americas Portland Regional
August 15 | Ecotrust • Jean Vollum Natural Capital Center| Portland, Oregon

Sponsored by - Printcraft logo    impactiva

AAPN Regional Events are open to all executives in the textile/apparel supply chain. Our goal is to raise your Apparel IQ and provide a safe Networking environment for those of you who are interested in broadening your "go to" Network. We generally have 80 - 100 attendees from all links in the chain ... AAPN membership is not required.

AGENDA - Synthetics & Sustainability in the Americas

1:00 pm 
Badge pick-up and Networking at the Billy Frank, Jr. Conference Center at Ecotrust

1:30 pm

Mike Todaro, AAPN Managing Director

Tony Anzovino, AAPN President and Chief Sourcing & Merchandising Officer at Haggar Clothing Co
AAPN and the 21st Century Supply Chain

Ron Roach, President of Contempora Fabrics Inc.
Activewear fabric volumes in the Americas; and educating textile sourcing staff

Juan Zighelboim, President of Textiles Opico S.A. de C.V. dba TexOps
Virtual verticalization in El Salvador for activewear


Rocedes: A profile of social responsibility in a Nicaraguan apparel factory

Jim Chi, VP, e.dye Limited
Recycled materials and how performance wear could benefit from change to their sources.

Steven Walton, Executive Director, Lion International
Break through innovations in short cycle embellishment

AMERICAS Panel moderated by Mike Todaro

Discussion and handout of three important industry career tools:
1. The 31 question AAPN ASIA/AMERICAS REPORT CARD, used to make supply chain relationships stronger (you know what this is)
2. The 20 item AAPN RISK ASSESSMENT CHECKLIST, created by brand and retail executives to assess countries (created by a high level roundtable we hosted in NY)
3. The 28 element SOURCING INTRODUCTION PROFILE for first time meetings between brands and factories, created by an AAPN member Senior Sourcing VP 

5:30 pm adjourn to the Rooftop Terrace for Cocktails & Networking

Registration Fee:  $150/person* regardless of AAPN Membership status. Our Regional Event is open to anyone doing business in the Textile/Apparel Supply Chain.

 * Two for One Fee available if you register a millennial from your company to attend with you (use Discount Code - TwoForOne)

AAPN has blocked a few rooms at the AC Hotel Portland Downtown for $199/night.  Contact AAPN directly for more information.

Click here to register

Contact: [email protected]