This was our first year attending WEAR and we are so glad that we did! It was an extremely well organized and informative event. The speakers and panel members were excellent. We had the opportunity to network and meet other like-minded people and business in the industry. We walked away equipped with knowledge and hundreds of ideas that we’re now working on applying. We cannot wait for WEAR 2016 and highly recommend it to all who are in the ethical fashion industry!Unikati
[WEAR was an] excellent opportunity to increase my knowledge, interact with other like-minded individuals, and move the sustainable fashion agenda forward.Gitte Hansen, Seneca College
Who Attends WEAR?
Attendees from the past 2 years at WEAR include: Mountain Equipment Co-Op, Joe Fresh, Sears, HBC, Sustainable Apparel Coalition, Kit & Ace, Canadian Tire, Indigenous Designs, Intertek, WS & Co, Testex, Oliberte, Top Drawer Creative, Fairtrade Canada, Scout Environmental, Globescan, Cadillac Fairview, George Brown College, Roots Canada, York University, GOTS, Ryerson University, Canada Goose, Aritzia, H&M, Eileen Fisher, Town Shoes, Gildan Activewear, OCAD University, Public Works Canada, Centennial College, Schulich Business School, Hydrated World, Me to We Style, Workers United, Elevate, SEDEX, Made in a Free World, Responsible Sourcing Network, SGS Canada, SHARE, Ethical Profiling, World Vision, Avery Dennison, SAI Global, Seneca College, Diversified Distribution Systems LLC, Tavares Consulting, Source My Garment, Retail Council of Canada, TFO Canada, Bullfrog Power, Globe & Mail, Trends Magazine, Treehugger, Alternatives Journal, Triple Pundit,Toronto Star, NOW Magazine, Corporate Knights Magazine and CBC.
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WEAR2015: Tal Dehtiar of Oliberte Keynote Speech
WEAR2015: Made In – Manufacturing Impacts Panel
WEAR2015: Sustainable Textiles Panel
WEAR 2015: Networking Cocktail Reception – Sandra Marquadt of GOTS, Kelly Drennan of Fashion Takes Action, Kate Black of Magnifeco, Shannon Brown of Fair Trade Canada and Adria Vasil of Ecoholic