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Make it British Live! Trade Show London 2019

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Business Design Centre

52 Upper Street

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Make it British Live! - The Only 100% British Sourcing Event

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Make it British Live! is the only event in the world that showcases the best of British manufacturers and producers of textiles, clothing and homeware, held at the iconic Business Design Centre in London on 29 & 30th May.

Organised by Make it British founder, Kate Hills, it’s the show for British-made brands to exhibit; for retailers looking for exceptional British-made products and for buyers and designers seeking sourcing opportunities within the UK - all conveniently housed under one historic glass roof.

  • Make it British Live! is the only 100% British sourcing event.
  • Meet 200 exhibitors showcasing the best in UK manufacturing and craftsmanship.
  • Access a programme of talks and demonstrations.
  • Source manufacturers and suppliers to produce your British-made product.
  • Find British-made brands to retail and collaborate with.
  • Make valuable industry connections & network with decision makers.

For more details go to www.makeitbritishlive.com



Seminars & Speakers

Agenda - Day 1 29th May 2019


10:00 Host Introduction


Lucy Siegle
Journalist & Broadcaster, BBC/Observer


10:15 How Mass Customisation & Innovation are Keeping Skills Alive


Kate Dawson
Owner & Director, The All-in-One Company


11:15 Support on the Inside, Support on the Outside


Barbara Burton
Executive Creative Founder, Behind Bras


12:00 Panel Discussion: Fast or Slow Fashion: Which does the UK do best?


Phoebe English
Designer & Founder, Phoebe English


Jenny Holloway
CEO, Fashion Enter


Julia Redman
Head of Buying, M&Co


14:00 Panel Discussion: Craftsmanship Versus Technology


Andy Ogden
Director & General Manager, English Fine Cottons


Nick Keyte
Managing Director, Gieves & Hawkes


Mark Randle
Founder, Galaxius


Prof. Stephen Russell
Director, Future Fashion Factory

15:00 The Future of the Factory is the Factory of the Future


Hareesh Kallambella
Senior Production Manager, Burberry


16:00 How to Make a Million in Brexit Britain

Ed Oxley & Brant Richards
Founders & Directors, HebTroCo


Agenda - Day 2 - 30th May 2019

10:00 Host Introduction


Kate Hills
Founder, Make it British


10:15 100% Made in England


Tom Glover
Managing Director, Peregrine Clothing


11:15 Panel Discussion: Small Batch Manufacturing


Diana Kakkar
Founder & Garment Manufacturer, MAES London


Adam Robertson
Managing Director, Kalopsia Collective


David Williams
Managing Director, Knit Design Centre & Stoll GB


12:15 The Truth About Branding


Simon Middleton
Brand Advisor, Simon Middleton Company


14:00 How to Get Noticed by High-End Retailers


Tori Murphy
Designer & Founder, Tori Murphy Ltd.


15:00 IP - The Basics and the B Word


Sarah Talland
Trade Mark Attorney, Potter Clarkson


Dave Holt
Associate, Potter Clarkson


16:00 Made Here, Sold Everywhere


Paul Alger
Director of International Affairs, UKFT


16:45 Closing Remarks


Kate Hills
Founder, Make it British


All talks are drop-in and free. Seating is first come, first served. Talks are talks are subject to change.





Interested in Sponsorship or booking a stand? Call us on 0208 003 0108 or click here



FAQs

Can I attend if I haven’t registered my company yet? Yes. We have lots of start-up businesses at our events. You’ll find loads of handy information that will help you launch your British-made brand

Can students attend? Yes. In fact we love to meet students that are interested in manufacturing in the UK. We have a discounted ticket price for students too. You just need to register with a student email address and show your student ID on the door.

Will you be doing other events like this in other locations? We also run the Make it British Forum which hosts a range of speakers and industry experts, at locations around the UK, which you may find useful. Keep an eye out for upcoming events at makeitbritish.co.uk

Where is the event being held? Business Design Centre, London

Go to www.makeitbritishlive.com/contact-us if you need to get in touch with us about this event.

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