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Perth, Sep 2, 2011 (Global Fashion Wire) - The foremost experts from around the globe in running fashion trade events, fashion incubators and other fashion business specialists will gather in Perth in 10 days for the The Third International Conference of Fashion Incubators.

The conference, to take place at the Parmelia Hilton Hotel, Mill St, Perth, Western Australia from the 11th to the 13th of September 2011. Industry speakers will discuss best practice and expand global designer marketing and promotional opportunities

The major highlights of the conference include:

Trend Forecasting Sessions

Anita McAdam - PROMOSTYL

Anita will be presening the Promostyl: Autumn/Winter 2012/13 Trend Forecast focused on the desire for EXPLORATION in the development of our 4 themes: STUDIO, DIMENSION, FANTASIA & LAND. This presentation and the books are the same presented at the Premier Vision in Paris and will be on display at the Conference of Fashion Incubators on Monday 12 September.

Janelle Mannes - Stylesight Asia Pacific

Janelle will be presenting Megatrends kicks off for spring/summer 2013 season, giving a taste of what's to come in terms of major fashion themes and color trends for all markets. This exclusive presentation, on Tuesday 13 September, will also highlight the overarching theme for spring/summer 2013 and all the influencers that will inspire the complete design journey.

Other speakers include:

- Susan Langdon, Toronto Fashion Incubator, Canada, 'Toronto Fashion Incubator - Past, Present & Future'

- Karen Webster, RMIT University, Australia, 'Nurturing the future - How events and industry collide'

- Sheelagh Wright, University for the Creative arts, UK, 'Gateway School of Fashion with Karen Millen'

- Mike Todd, Twodeck, UK/Australia, 'The challenges of going International and expanding your business'

- Chandrima Chatterjee, Apparel Export Promotion Council India, 'Sourcing Textiles and Apparel from India'

- Ali Charisma, Vice President Indonesia Designer Association, Bali - Indonesia, 'Sourcing from Bali'

- Keachea Dixon, Gordon Dixon & Company, Jamaica, 'Manage the use of your Intellectual Property on the Internet'

- Other Speakers are coming from Vietnam, Afghanistan, Philippines, Cambodia, Nigeria, and South Africa.

The Conference will be Officially Opened Monday 12th Sept:
The Right Honourable The Lord Mayor, Lisa Scaffidi, 9.00am - 9.30am, Mon 12th September


To attend the conference, for a conference program, to organise photos or to interview speakers, please contact Carol Wallbank as per details below.

You may download a program directly from:

The Third International Conference of Fashion Incubators is being hosted by community organisations Textile Clothing Footwear Resource Centre of WA (TCFWA), designedge Fashion Incubator, TCF Global and the Belmont BEC.

For up to date information on the Conference, please visit
or email

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