Sourcing event ‘Meet the Manufacturer’ will be held in the UK, May 24 to 25. Over 150 exhibitors will be showcasing the best of British clothing manufacturers, textile mills, leather goods makers, home ware designers and suppliers to the UK apparel and textile industry.
The aim is to help promote UK manufacturing and British-made brands. The event brings together the best of British manufacturers with buyers and designers looking to have their products made in Britain.
This is the fourth year of Meet the Manufacturer. The companies lined up include: Geoff Stocker, producing high end accessories for men; Isabella Queen, a British-based brand offering luxury leather accessories; Wild Things, creating imaginative play clothes for children handmade in the UK; and Unibu, producing unique underwear that’s 100 per cent made in Britain.
This year’s event promises to be bigger and better than ever before and will include a two-day trade show with free drop-in seminars, workshops and live demonstrations with plenty of opportunities for networking. It seeks to reinforce the belief that manufacturing in the UK is thriving, cost-effective and sustainable. The 2016 event attracted over 100 exhibiting companies from across the textile and home ware sectors and from all corners of the British isles.