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Access our export experience

06-Jun-2019 9:53 AM | Anonymous

Textile Scotland members can now access the wealth of export experience available as part of the wider UKFT network. The UKFT export team can help you develop an export strategy, advise on which markets to enter, the right route to market and how present your collection in the best way to buyers.

As part of our export activities UKFT administers the Department for International Trade’s (DIT) export grant scheme. Grants are available at the following upcoming shows.

Our Tradeshow Access Programme (TAP) is currently underway and UKFT will be off to Pitti Uomo in Florence next week with a record number of grant-supported UK menswear brands. The full programme can be viewed here and many events are now waiting list-only. There is still limited availability for: 

  • New York Men’s Market Week in July 
  • Première Vision in September
  • Who’s Next and Première Classe in September
  • New York Women’s Market Week Shows in September
  • Paris Women’s Fashion Week Exhibition and Showrooms in September/October
  • Intertextile Shanghai in September

Please contact Noleen.willis@ukft.org for details

UKFT has a wealth of experience leading new and established fashion and textile exporters on their journey to international success. With support from the Department for International Trade (DIT), UKFT takes around 700 brands and companies to approximately 40 overseas tradeshows and showrooms each year, covering menswear, womenswear, childrenswear, lingerie, footwear, swimwear and accessories, plus home textiles, technical textiles and apparel textiles.

SEE US AT XPONORTH: Paul Alger UKFT’s director of international business and Adam Mansell CEO will be at XpoNorth talking about export opportunities for Scottish companies.

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