Made in Britain Who Cares?

A candid look at the merits of UK fashion production


Greg Tufnel Position – Non Exec Director of House of Britannia The House of Britannia provides investment and business mentors for British luxury manufacturers and brands
UKFT The UK Fashion & Textile Association
The most inclusive British network for fashion and textile companies. UKFT brings together designers, manufacturers, agents and retailers to promote their businesses and industry throught the UK and international.
Antony Wallis Co-funder of Buy British day and Founder of Best of Britannia
Celebrating the best of British design, fashion, and manufacturing

Chaired by: John Greager, Fashion & Design Lawyer, and Partner of Spring Law

Areas covered:

Are we really seeing a shift back to UK manufacturing?
What are the advantages of making in Britain?
What are the disadvantages of making in Britain?
Is there any added value to having a “Made in the UK” label?
If so who does this appeal to?
What opportunities are there to make in the UK?
What schemes and funding are available to those manufacturing in the UK?
What hurdles do UK manufacturers face and how can they be overcome?
How do you find British manufacturers?

When: Wednesday 20th January 2016

6:30 pm Networking / Drinks
7:00 pm Panel Discussion
8:00 pm Networking / Drinks
9:00 pm Close


Interchange Triangle, Stables Market, Chalk Farm Road, Camden, NW1 8AB

(Above Gilgamesh Restaurant, entrance is directly to the right of the entrance to Shaka Zulu club)

Who should attend?

Brands, Suppliers, Retailers and Students are all welcome. This talk is an ideal opportunity to learn, discuss and meet your contemporaries from the fashion sector across the UK.

EARLY BIRD TICKETS: (available until a week before the event)
£10 – please contact rsvp@manchesterfashion.com to secure your ticket
Non-Members £20 – tickets available here RESERVE YOUR PLACE

Members £15 – please contact rsvp@manchesterfashion.com to secure your ticket
Non-Members £25 – tickets available here RESERVE YOUR PLACE

Sponsored by:

Spring Law & Interchange

Website: http://www.manchesterfashion.com/event/624/made-in-britain-who-cares

Event – Made in Britain Who Cares?, London, 20th January 2016

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