Sustainability as Driving Force for the Textile Industry


Thursday 14th November 2019

09:45 - 10:30

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Due to the many ecological challenges facing our industry, we as brands, textile producers and material manufacturers are part of the problem that more and more consumers understand as such. Consumers want to shop with a clear conscience and increasingly act accordingly. Thanks to sustainable material developments, however, we can also be part of the solution and inspire customers. But the only way to achieve this is by working together.

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About the orator

Ms Dr. Antje von Dewitz



Dr. Antje von Dewitz is the CEO of the outdoor brand VAUDE in Tettnang. In 2009 she took over the company management from her father, Albrecht von Dewitz. Ever since Dr. Antje von Dewitz pursues a corporate strategy that is consistently aligned with sustainability. Thereby she is proving that companies can contribute to solving global environmental problems and also be very successful from an economical standpoint as well. VAUDE has been growing at an above-average rate for years in the highly competitive outdoor market.

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Exhibitor List November 2019

Wasa Sweden AB
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Fieratex SA (Anezoulakis Bros SA)
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