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Bringing top executives in the fashion supply chain together to collaborate on supply chain strategy in the face of a rapidly changing consumer landscape
PI Apparel’s Supply Chain Forum helps fashion executives reevaluate their supply chain strategy in light of a tumultuous two years.
With cost inflation, capacity constraint, up-shifting in manufacturing locations and changing demand, this event gives the leading figures in the fashion supply chain the opportunity to stay ahead.
From material and chemical waste to transport and shipping emissions, sustainability is a big challenge for fashion supply chains. Presently, fashion brands are coming under scrutiny for their sustainability efforts. Fashion currently contributes around 10% of greenhouse gas emissions, and brands need to find cost effective ways to tackle this.
Creating an effective and efficient supply chain is crucial for a company's success. Business operations and strategy refers to how brands can optimise their business processes to make their supply chains more resilient, and how to implement new strategies and technologies to overcome challenges.
Digital technologies and AI are enabling fashion brands to revolutionise their supply chain, if they use them correctly and integrate them into their processes efficiently. Retailers could digitise their supply chain in so many ways, but currently are struggling to integrate tech and AI due to issues such as non-user friendly interfaces, and different programmes not working together.
Chief Product & Supply Chain Officer
Adjunct Professor Sustainability Management Programme
Columbia University NYC
VP Product Development & Sourcing
Co-lead, Act on Fashion Coalition
Glasgow Caledonian New York College
VP, Product Development & Supply Chain
Universal Standard Inc.
Consultant, Manufacturing Expert & Educator
Fashion Institute of Technology
VP of Global Sourcing and Product Development
LT Apparel Group
VP Supply Chain Planning & Operations
The PI Apparel Supply Chain Forum will take place at The Union League Club, a prestigious central Manhattan social club.
Located on the corner of 37th Street and Park Avenue, The Union League Club is home to a distinguished art collection, a library, sports and fitness facilities, fine dining and catering, conference rooms and a gallery of art. It remains "a simple organization of a social nature", cherished by members and guests seeking a place of refuge in New York.VIEW VENUE DETAILS
I had a marvellous time! I connected with almost every vendor and hope to have a group at next year's eventSr. Dir. Product Innovation & Consumer Creation Technologies, Nike
We had a great experience attending PI Apparel LA23 and learning about the latest cutting-edge technology developments in the industry, as well as networking with like-minded professionals. I would highly recommend it to anyone looking to stay ahead of the curve in this rapidly evolving field.Investor Relations, StyleScan
Overall I found it amazing to build connections and see what's going on in the world of 3D. Really exciting and would love to return next year.3D Product Developer, Marks & Spencer
Presentations were good, the providers were great and relevant to the topics, loved the ability to set up meetings with delegates.Senior Business Development Manager - Innovations, Zalando Studio GmbH
I enjoyed the exhibitors and the seminars/ talks. Usually we have intimate apparel-related events which we attend, however being able to mix with different industries within the fashion field was quite unique. The interactions between industries and networking with exhibitors were great.Manager Design & Development, Crystal International Group Limited
Thank you for organizing a great day! My colleagues and I really enjoyed the forumJunior Project Manager, Supply Chain Transformation Strategy, PVH