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Industry webinars and events to join in May – June 2024


With sessions on Human rights and due diligence, textile and colour trends, navigating EU VAT, Craft & Design T Level and more, discover the industry webinars not to miss in May and June 2024.

As part of their membership UKFT members can access special rates on webinars, as well as member-only sessions.



Navigating EU VAT without setting up an EU limited company for B2B and B2C

15 May (2pm – 3pm)

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A must-attend session for B2B and B2C businesses selling from the UK to the EU. This webinar will be delivered for UKFT by Simply VAT to help companies understand the post-Brexit VAT landscape between the UK and the EU for companies selling or sourcing fashion and textiles. It is intended for large and small companies working on a B2B and/or B2C basis.

UKFT members can email info@ukft.org to register for free.

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Introduction to Craft & Design T Level

23 May (3pm – 4pm)

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As the new Craft & Design T Level is launching in September, UKFT is hosting a special briefing session for Further Education collegesand private training providers, to run through this new pathway into the fashion and textile industry.

UKFT members can email info@ukft.org to register for free.

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Sustainability 101: Introduction to Human Rights Due Diligence
29 May (2pm – 3pm)

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Hosted by UKFT in collaboration with Intertek and the Social & Labor Convergence Program, this Sustainability 101 webinar will offer key insights into the importance of Human Rights Due Diligence and the audit process.

UKFT members can email sustainability@ukft.org to register for free.

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In-person events

The Weaving Conference by UKFT

16 May 2024 (all day), Huddersfield

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The Weaving Conference is an unmissable event for stakeholders from across the weaving sector. Organised by UKFT in partnership with The Weaving Group, the conference is curated for the industry by the industry. It will offer a comprehensive recap of the most important innovation trends from ITMA 2023 and new advances coming out of a UK-based series of cross-industry research projects.


Book your ticket and accommodation today to join us in Huddersfield on 16 May 2024 and hear from leading UK companies pioneering new technology and new ways of working. The event will also offer insights into legislation and macro trends that will shape our sector in the years to come.

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UKFT Exclusive: Peclers Paris Showcase

6 June 2024 (4pm – 6pm), London

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UKFT is delighted to host the trend forecasting and creative agency Peclers Paris for an exclusive showcase of its current trend book portfolio. You will have the opportunity to explore beyond seasonal Colour Trend Books, discover emerging trends and how to adapt them to your products.

The event will take place on 6 June 2024 from 4pm at UKFT’s head office in Bloomsbury, London. UKFT members can email katie.robinson@ukft.org to register for free.