Show Schedule

Sunday, November 13

10:00 AM – 6:00 PM


7:30 AM – 9:30 AM

BUYER BREAKFAST
Stop by The Factory on your way in for a complimentary breakfast courtesy of ITA Membership. Buyer badge required.

Location: The Factory, Courtyard Entrance, MS 1st Floor

9:00 AM

HYBRID ITA MEMBERSHIP MEETING (ITA MEMBERS ONLY) (In Person & Zoom)
LIVE in the Seminar Room on Market Square 5th Floor or register to attend via Zoom. Learn about upcoming initiatives for the International Textile Alliance, how to get involved, and how to make the most of your membership investment.

The keynote presentation, Rethinking Your Supply Chain Resources, is sponsored by Cotton Incorporated.

Presenters:
Jennifer Lukowiak, Director, Supply Chain Marketing , Cotton Incorporated
Marcy Gang, Executive Account Manager, Global Supply Chain Marketing, Cotton Incorporated
Kathryn Richardson, President, ITA Board of Directors
David Lappert, Vice President, ITA Board of Directors
Mendy Kearns, Treasurer, ITA Board of Directors
Carrie Dillon, Managing Director, International Textile Alliance

Location: MSTT 5th Floor Seminar Room & Zoom



10:00 AM – 6:00 PM

OFFICIAL OPENING
All Exhibitors Open to Buyers


2:00 PM – 6:00 PM

HAPPY HOUR
Browse the Temporary Exhibitors while enjoying a drink or espresso.

Location: Temporary Floor, Market Square 5th Floor

MONday, November 14

8:00 AM – 6:00 PM


7:30 AM – 9:30 AM

BUYER BREAKFAST
Stop by The Factory on your way in for a complimentary breakfast courtesy of ITA Membership. Buyer badge required.

Location: The Factory, Courtyard Entrance, MS 1st Floor

8:00 AM – 6:00 PM

All Exhibitors Open to Buyers

9:00 AM


Current State of PFAS Regulation
Sponsored by the National Council of Textile Organizations (NCTO), presented by Augustine Tantillo, a consultant to the NCTO, will give a presentation on the rapidly intensifying policy arena related to per- or polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). In his presentation, Mr. Tantillo will review pressing regulatory initiatives related to PFAS within the Biden Administration and Congress. His will also give an overview of PFAS related state level activities. Attendees will gain firsthand knowledge of the aggressively expanding nature of PFAS issues that will allow companies to better plan for changes and mandates associated with this important policy matter.

Presenter: Augustine Tantillo, consultant to National Council of Textile Organizations (NCTO)

Location: MSTT 5th Floor Seminar Room

11:00 AM

Cotton Sustainability … Truths, Myths, and Mindset Shifts
Sponsored by Cotton Incorporated.

Presenters:
Jennifer Lukowiak, Director, Supply Chain Marketing , Cotton Incorporated
Marcy Gang, Executive Account Manager, Global Supply Chain Marketing, Cotton Incorporated

Location: MSTT 5th Floor Seminar Room

1:00 PM

The Landscape of Recycled Fibers
Moderated by Mary Paul Yates, Principal of Yates Design

Panelists:
Marty Anderson, Director of Sales & Technical Support, Ferre Yarns
Jack Eger, Sr. VP of Sales, Crypton
Maurishka Pineda, President, Cisco Home

Location: MSTT 5th Floor Seminar Room

3:00 PM


Sustainability is Serious Business: Textile Suppliers on Planet, Product & Profit
Sponsored by Tencel™ Branded Fibers

Moderated by Scarlette Tapp, Executive Director, Sustainable Furnishings Council

Panelists:
Barry Silverman, Vice President of Marketing/Branding, Ultrafabrics
Benji Bagwell, Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Decor Fabrics, Milliken
Scott Kahan, Brand Manager, Kindred, Regal Fabrics

Location: MSTT 5th Floor Seminar Room


2:00 PM – 6:00 PM

HAPPY HOUR
Browse the Temporary Exhibitors while enjoying a drink or espresso.

Location: Temporary Floor, Market Square 5th Floor


TUESday, November 15

8:00 AM – 6:00 PM


7:30 AM – 9:30 AM

BUYER BREAKFAST
Stop by The Factory on your way in for a complimentary breakfast courtesy of ITA Membership. Buyer badge required.

Location: The Factory, Courtyard Entrance, MS 1st Floor

8:00 AM – 6:00 PM

All Exhibitors Open to Buyers

11:00 AM

Fall/Winter 23/24 Textile & Home Industry Trends
Sponsored by Fashion Snoops, presented by Jaye Anna Mize, VP of Creative for Home + Lifestyle

Location: MSTT 5th Floor Seminar Room


2:00 PM – 6:00 PM

HAPPY HOUR
Browse the Temporary Exhibitors while enjoying a drink or espresso.

Location: Temporary Floor, Market Square 5th Floor


3:00 PM

Trends in Leather for Upholstery & Wall Panels
Presented by Jesse Meyer, Owner & Principle Parchment Maker, Pergamena Parchments & Leathers

Location: MSTT 5th Floor Seminar Room

5:30 PM

BROWN TRUCK BREWERY – Young Textile Professionals Mixer

Location: Brown Truck Brewery, 1234 N. Main St

WEDNESday, November 16

8:00 AM – 12:00 PM


7:30 AM – 9:30 AM

BUYER BREAKFAST
Stop by The Factory on your way in for a complimentary breakfast courtesy of ITA Membership. Buyer badge required.

Location: The Factory, Courtyard Entrance, MS 1st Floor

8:00 AM – 12:00 PM

(In Person)

All Exhibitors Open to Buyers
*Temporary Exhibits will remain open on Wednesday.