Friday, September 27, 2013

2013 Military/Other Government Agency Textile/Apparel Conference

On Thursday, October 17, 2013, at the Grandover Conference Center, Greensboro, N.C., International Market Solutions will hold its fifth one-day conference focusing on military and other government agency markets.

At this year's conference important and timely issues will be covered, to include:

  • Steve Merch from the Defense Logistics Agency discussing current activities and how the issue of budget cuts and sequester will impact military orders.

  • Jim Lovejoy of SEAMS regarding their approach to helping their members in this area.

  • Robert Newton will show and discuss his great video on the fact that we still have an industry in this country.

  • Warrior Protection and Readiness Coalition.

  • Brian McSharry will discuss the saving of a major automotive textile operation and where it is now.

  • Amy Bulger from the International Center for Automotive Research will discuss their operations.

  • A discussion regarding colors for the military.

This year, again, the organizer will provide 2.5 x 8 foot tables for the display of products. The tables will cost $150 each.

Registration for the event is $80.00 if paid in advance or $100.00 at the door.

Register for the conference and order display tables by contacting: Jim Leonard, (336) 454-3583, or Jorman Fields, (336) 668-7060,

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