Internationalization Strategies for Sustainable Fashion and Textile Brands
Circular City Week New York will take place online from 22nd to 28th March 2021.
Circular City Week is all about taking part in the circular movement and spur action. The festival will be primarily virtual in 2021 and offers a range of opportunities to engage and actively get involved.
It will take place on March 24, 2021 at 03:00 p.m. Central European Time (CET).Sign up here
Get to know the European project FASCINATE that has the aim to support the internationalization of European textile and fashion SME’s working towards the development of circularity and sustainability. FASCINATE is a partner consortium that consists of Lifestyle & Design Cluster, Cluster Textil: Tecnologia e Moda, Clúster Digital de Catalunya, Bulgarian Fashion Association, Modacc: Cluster Catalá de la moda i el Textil. Moreover, a presentation by Danish entrepreneur Mik Strøyberg will take place, who in 2013 started a market expansion platform assisting European businesses to easily establish and scale up businesses in the US. Finally, Better World Fashion is a sustainable brand highly focused on creating luxury designs using upcycling of post-consumer leather goods. The B Corp is a real-world example of how the circular economy can be realized by reinventing the value chain and the business model. During the event, Lars Olesen will introduce their strategy towards internationalization and the role the company’s DNA has played towards it. It will be possible to get new contacts in Europe and vice versa.
3:00 – 3:15 pm CET The FASCINATE project, aims to support the internationalization of EU textile and fashion SME clusters that are working towards the development of circularity and sustainability in these industries. Panelist: Gabriella Constantinou, Fashion & Textile Designer, Lifestyle & Design Cluster
3:15 – 3:40 pm CET A presentation by Mik Strøyberg, Danish entrepreneur who in 2013 started a market expansion platform to assist European businesses to easily establish and scale businesses in the US.
3:40 – 4:00 pm CET Better World Fashion is a sustainable brand highly focused on creating luxury designs using upcycling of post-consumer leather goods. During the event Lars Olesen will introduce their strategy towards internationalization and the role the company’s DNA has played towards it.