Tuesday 11 October 2016
Queens Hotel, City Square, Leeds - Registration from 9am

Following on from the huge success of the size & fit conference, ‘The Fit Factor’ in March 2015 and the launch of ‘Apparel Size and  Fit – the definitive guide’ handbook, The ASBCI are delighted to announce, by popular demand, a follow up conference:

'FASHION FIT FOR THE FUTURE - better, faster, smarter'  

This ever popular 'Fit' conference will take place on Tuesday 11th October with a 10am start (registration from 9am) at the Queens Hotel, City Square in Leeds (next door to the main train station).

Alvanon President Ed Gribbin, will also return as the key note speaker on the day.  

Ed leads Alvanon teams around the globe helping fashion industry clients develop and implement growth strategies and solutions disciplines ranging from marketing and merchandising to product development and supply chain. Ed is widely recognized as one of the world’s leading authorities on apparel sizing and fit and serves numerous global organizations dedicated to the success of the retail, apparel and textile sectors.

Lectra is a leading global supplier of CAD/CAM systems widely used in the fashion industry for product development and manufacturing purposes.

In addition, there will representation from other leading authorities in the arena including Marks and Spencer, Shop Direct, Matalan, Harvey Nichols, Matalan, Human Solutions and Fits.Me.  

The day itself will be packed with the latest information, data and predictions for the future of Size and Fit within the fashion and retail industries.  The conference hosts will be Leonie Barrie, Managing Editor of Just Style, who are the Media Sponsors and Julie King, Head of Fashion for Northampton University and ASBCI Event Director.

ASBCI Chairman Alistair Knox said:

Getting the perfect fashion fit is a crucial element of the fashion supply chain and rightly so.  As such, the ASBCI has made this area a key focus and I am delighted that we are able to offer this conference to members and non-members alike, with a host of established and new speakers on the day.  In March 2015, the ‘Fit Factor’ conference was very successful; I see the event on October 11th as continuing the theme of addressing developments in this vital area.

The conference takes place at the Queens Hotel at City Square in Leeds on Tuesday 11th October.  Registration is from 9am and places can be booked via the ASBCI:  www.asbci.co.uk – 01422 354666 – [email protected]

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