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Textile Printing Now Conference Announced


13th March 2018 @ Textile Centre of Excellence

An exciting, opportunity-packed one-day conference for the textile printing community, has been announced by FESPA UK Association, in co-operation with the British Interiors and Textile Association (BITA).

Following on from highly successful conferences in the past three years, Textile Printing Now will again feature the winning mix of presentations, displays and networking. It will be staged at The Textile Centre of Excellence in Huddersfield on 13 March 2018.

Leading speakers have already been confirmed for The Conference which will examine the full range of textile printing, coating and surface modification techniques – both analogue and digital - and will introduce concepts that delegates may not have previously considered, to inspire them into business-improving initiatives.

Speakers will include...

Mutlu Chaouch Orozco (WTiN) - Global Digital Textile Market Overview
Mark Harrup (Which PLC) - Digital Disruption in Fashion
Debbie Mckeegan (Digetex) - Design and Print in a Personalised World
Julian Mainwaring (Mainwaring & Partners) - Pioneering Innovation in Textiles
Tian Carey (Cambridge University) - Textiles with Inbuilt Electronics
Gavin Thatcher (Stead McAlpin) - Digital Print in Textiles

Commented, FESPA UK Association’s Peter Kiddell: “The Conference is intended as a celebration of textile printing and will point the way towards a very bright future for this vibrant sector. We have already secured a stellar line-up of industry experts to speak. This is a must-attend event for anyone keen on gaining a competitive edge in this rapidly expanding area of print.”

A pre-event Networking Dinner has also been arranged for 12 March when delegates will have the chance to join the FESPA UK team, along with speakers and sponsors.

Sponsorship opportunities and delegate booking are available for Textile Printing Now at