Sustainable Fashion Beauty & Health Symposium @ FIT NYC "Connecting the Dots"
Wednesday, July 10, 2013 at 9:00 AM - Friday, July 12, 2013 at 5:00 PM (EDT)
New York, NY
SUSTAINABLE FASHION WEEK @ FIT
July 10th - 12th, 2013
FIT’s Enterprise Center presents the 2nd Annual Sustainable Fashion Conference 2013
“Connecting the Dots.....
where design and innovation meet responsibility"
Join like- minded individuals to learn how the Fashion, Beauty, and Health industries are striving to make a positive impact on people's lifestyles, the environment and the economy.
3 Days packed with exciting events and training options on July 10, 11 & 12 at:
The Fashion Institute of Technology
John E. Reeves Great Hall, Conference Center
Seventh Avenue and 28th Street
New York City
Cost: $75 per day
Wednesday, July 10. 10 am-5 pm
Cost: $75 per day- Registration is limited
Thursday, July 11. 9 am-5:30 pm
“Welcome to the third dimension… where design and innovation meet responsibility”- Keynote Speaker, Giusy Bettoni joins us from Milan Italy
Professional speakers along with panels of Industry experts and educators will share their vision and experience in Sustainable Fashion, Textiles, Color, Marketing, Ethical Fashion, Fair Trade and the Ingredients in Beauty and other consumer goods. Wix Lounge will sponsor a session in creating an online presence, Shima Seiki will demonstrate the concept of whole garment knit technology and more vendors will be on hand to display sustainable related goods and services.
SOCIAL EVENING MIXER & SUSTAINABLE FASHION SHOW
Thursday, July 11. 6pm-8 pm. Sponsored by the NYC Fair Trade Coalition
POST CONFERENCE NETWORKING EVENT
Friday, July 12. 9:30 am-5 pm
Join conscious fashion writer Amy DuFault as she takes you on a Sustainable Scavenger Hunt throughout the streets of Manhattan. Visit the Eileen Fisher sustainability team for breakfast and tour showrooms in the Fashion District as well as manufacturing facilities for dyeing and textiles. Learn how designers and manufacturers are taking the idea of conscious design into account as they progress into sustainability and the challenges they all face on fashion's newest frontier. (Limited availability)
Cost: $75 per day
Where Do I go? campus map
Use the 28th Street Entrance for the Conference Center (between 7-8th Ave.) The Main Event and Fashion Show on 7/11 will be held in The John E. Reeves Great Hall.
If you are attending the Workshops on 7/10, they will be located in the Seminar Rooms in the lower level, below the Conference Center.
The Eco tour on 7/12 will meet at the Eileen Fisher showroom promptly at 9 a.m.
Are there ID requirements to enter the event?
For security reasons, ALL attendees will be required to show ID to enter the campus.
Students may attend the MAIN EVENT on July 11th FREE of charge with a school ID card. Please register for the event and use promo code: STUDENT. Sorry, this complimentary offer does not apply to the 7/10 Workshops or 7/12 event as space is limited.
Faculty may attend the MAIN EVENT on July 11th FREE of charge with a valid ID card. Please register for the event and use promo code: FACULTY. This complimentary pass does not apply to the 7/10 Workshops or 7/12 event as space is limited.
Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?
For questions or more information, please email:
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
Save the trees! We are being sustainable and not requiring anyone to print out tickets. We have a list of attendees registered on this site and will check you in at the door.
When & Where
The End Of The Road Boutique
Located in historic Lewiston, NY, at the end of Center Street you will find a gem of a shop filled with great fashion apparel, accessories and wonderful gifts.