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News Update – November 2003

 

TCF Australia monthly newsletters deliver exclusive industry updates, and keep you informed of the latest events and news within the Textile Clothing and Footwear industry. Members of TCF Australia are welcome and encouraged to send in news to be considered for newsletter releases. For more info or to subscribe, kindly email us at info@tcfaustralia.com.

TCF TUESDAY- NOVEMBER 25th, Luxe Bar, 446 Beaufort St. Mt Lawley

TCF TUESDAY EMERGING DESIGNER SHOWCASE

TCF TUESDAY GUEST SPEAKERS

NORTHERN TERRIORITY FASHION AWARDS

CONGRATULATIONS TO JILL YATES, TEXTILE ARTIST

CONGRATULATIONS TO JAMES TRUONG, VIECHI DESIGNS

SPONSORSHIP AVAILABLE – FASHION EXPOSED TRADE EXHIBITION MARCH 14-16 2004

DESIGNEDGE TRADE EXHIBITON – INVESTMENT BUSINESS MATCHING SUCCESS

TCF WA ONLINE DIRECTORY 2003-2004
TCF ACHIEVER AWARD

TCF WA  MEMBERSHIP 2003 – 2004

FOR SALE – Industrial Fabric Cutter  & Thermopatch Heat Seal Machine

NSW STUDENT LOOKING FOR UPCOMING FASHION DESIGNER TO DEVELOP WEB SITE

PATTERNMAKING SERVICE AVAILABLE FOR DESIGNERS WISHING TO DEVELOP NEW RANGES

WORLD BOUTIQUE HONG KONG FASHION WEEK, JANUARY 13-16 2004

LOOKING FOR NEW STAFF – VISIT THE WA FASHION GRADUATION PARADES

TCF AUSTRALIA & INTERNATIONAL NEWS

 

TCF TUESDAY- NOVEMBER 25th, Luxe Bar, 446 Beaufort St. Mt Lawley, 6pm-8pm
You are invited to ‘TCF Tuesday’ Trade & Industry Night, our last networking function for 2003 for all members of the textile, clothing, footwear and leather industries of Western Australia to meet with others involved in the industry and associated TCFL support services, so please join us for xmas drinks.  You are invited to bring along your brochures & business cards.  If you would like to be a 3 minute speaker at TCF Tuesday please contact Carol directly at info@tcfwa.com

TCF TUESDAY EMERGING DESIGNER SHOWCASE, Luxe Bar, November 25th

Sherramy Shelley will be presenting her daywear, clubwear and one-off designs in eveningwear and the new label  Sabel Studio Paris which is a joint label of James Truong and Wendy with their clubwear collection.

TCF TUESDAY GUEST SPEAKERS Luxe Bar, Sept 30th

Guest speakers will also include a selection of WA designers who participated in our group project at  Mercedes Australian Fashion Week, November 11-13  in Melbourne.  WA Designers exhibiting and parading included Ngami, Erica America, Marina Tutahava, Love in Tokyo, Cameo Fox and Joveeba

Carol Hanlon will give an overview of ongoing business matching opportunities from designedge trade exhibition

Entry is free to TCF WA members or $10 entry for non TCFWA members.  Advise Melissa if attending melissa@tcfwa.com

NORTHERN TERRIORITY FASHION AWARDS

Carol Hanlon was recently invited to visit Darwin as the Guest judge at the Northern Terriority Fashion Awards held in Darwin Nov 8th.  There is great textile artists and design talent emerging in NT and over the next year we will be forming further networking links between these two states and in particular the textile artists wishing to collobrate on textile projects or training opportunities with WA textile artists or designers

CONGRATULATIONS TO JILL YATES, TEXTILE ARTIST who was awarded the prestigeous Terriority Rig Award at the Northern Terrority Awards for her gladiator inspired two piece reversible outfit.

CONGRATULATIONS TO JAMES TRUONG, VIECHI DESIGNS who has been invited to showcase his range at Mercedes Fashion Week in Saigon.

SPONSORSHIP AVAILABLE – FASHION EXPOSED TRADE EXHIBITION MARCH 14-16 2004

Bookings are now being taken for our Australian Designer Showcase group exhibition stand showcasing summer 2004/2005 men’s women’s, children’s and homewares.   Email ena@tcfwa.com for further details.

DESIGNEDGE TRADE EXHIBITON – INVESTMENT BUSINESS MATCHING SUCCESS

Dutch TCF Investor Ido Bakker has recently signed contracts to invest in WA design firm Strange Love to expand into national and international markets.

Indonesian/Australian TCF Investor, Perth based Iskandar Judodihardjo has recently acquired  the C Design Label, to expand it’s manufacturing and distribution.  Claire Metcalf, C Design designer, will also design and develop fashion ranges for many of the Zip Fashion House national and international labels including the prestigeous Vers label.

TCF WA ONLINE DIRECTORY 2003-2004
TCF WA in conjunction with the Department of Industry & Resources distributed forms to include your firms contact details on the new TCF WA ONLINE DIRECTORY.  This directory is soon to be available on the TCF WA web site and if your business is not listed there, please return the signed authorisation form urgently. If you have any queries or do not have a  form, please contact ena@tcfwa.com or phone 94793777

TCF ACHIEVER AWARD

Congratulations to Anne Farren the inaugural TCF Achiever Award winner.

TCF WA  MEMBERSHIP 2003 – 2004

TCF WA resources and information assistance can only be provided to currently registered TCF WA members. If you have any queries in regards registration or wish to apply  visit www.tcfwa.com/registration.html or contact ena@tcfwa.com

FOR SALE – Industrial Fabric Cutter  & Thermopatch Heat Seal Machine – make an offer

Contact Lauria.Sta.MariaSmith@sjog.org.au Mobile  0410411439 or Email wsmith@swiftdsl.com.au

NSW STUDENT LOOKING FOR UPCOMING FASHION DESIGNER TO DEVELOP COMPLIMENTARY WEB SITE DESIGN Contact Asuka Tamba, YR11 Abbotsleigh High if you are interested in being involved. Email  tambaa@abbotsleigh.nsw.edu.au

PATTERNMAKING SERVICE AVAILABLE FOR DESIGNERS WISHING TO DEVELOP NEW RANGES

Contact Angelina Arcaro Price  arcarodesign@hotmail.com

WORLD BOUTIQUE HONG KONG FASHION WEEK, JANUARY 13-16 2004

Congratulations to WA design labels Urban Hardware, Cherie Hewson of Great Pretender, Gaynor Grant and  Meshia Designs Australia who are all exhibiting at World Boutique Hong Kong in January 2004.   TCF WA  has 11 design labels  from across Australia showing in our group event. If any designer would like to join our Australian Designer Showcase group as an observer,  they can also share in our discount hotel rates and group airfares.  Contact Ena for details ena@tcfwa.com

LOOKING FOR NEW STAFF – VISIT THE WA FASHION GRADUATION PARADES

Central TAFE – November 28th Email Jacki at   HarleJ@perth.training.wa.gov.au

Curtin University Design – November 30th email Renee at curtinfashion@hotmail.com

WA Institute of Fashion & Textiles (Swan TAFE) – December 2nd  phone Gina 9267 7200

Challenger TAFE –  December 12th  ring Julie 9239 8229 or email: calabj@fremantle.training,wa,gov.au

TCF AUSTRALIA & INTERNATIONAL NEWS

For current news update visit www.textileb2bcentral.com and/or  www.apparelb2bcentral.com

You are invited to onforward this email onto any other interested person

TCF WA would like to extend our very best wishes to all it’s members for a happy and safe Christmas

 

Regards

Carol, Ena, Melissa & Dragana

 

Carol Hanlon
TCF Resource Centre of WA

Belmont BEC
PO Box 370
Cloverdale. WA 6985
Phone 61 8 9479 3777
Fax 61 8 94793888
Mobile 0417 963231
Email info@bbec.asn.au
Web www.bbec.asn.au
Web www.tcfwa.com

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News Update – October 2003

 

TCF Australia monthly newsletters deliver exclusive industry updates, and keep you informed of the latest events and news within the Textile Clothing and Footwear industry. Members of TCF Australia are welcome and encouraged to send in news to be considered for newsletter releases. For more info or to subscribe, kindly email us at info@tcfaustralia.com.

TCF TUESDAY- OCTOBER 28TH,  Luxe Bar, 446 Beaufort St. Mt Lawley, 6pm-8pm
You are invited to ‘TCF Tuesday’ Trade & Industry Night.  A networking opportunity for all members of the textile, clothing, footwear and leather industries of Western Australia to meet with others involved in the industry and associated TCFL support services. You are invited to bring along your brochures & business cards.  If you would like to be a 3 minute speaker at TCF Tuesday please contact Carol directly at info@tcfwa.com   Entry is free to TCF WA members or $10 entry for non TCFWA members.  Advise Ena if attending ena@tcfwa.com

TCF TUESDAY EMERGING DESIGNER SHOWCASE, Luxe Bar, October 28th
Featured Designers will include Christina Moldovan with the  ‘CHRISTIE’ label.  With having a solid background in fine/arts and painting from Romania, Christine has extended those onto her textile designs/garments. Her range is innovative, romantic, sexy\, modular club, evening to casual wear with the elements of the latest european fashion trends

Sheree Dornan, will also showcase her range of silk garments under her  Love in Tokyo label.  Sheree will also be showcasing her range next month at Mercedes Australian Fashion Week in Melbourne.
TCF TUESDAY GUEST SPEAKERS Luxe Bar, October 28th

Carol Hanlon will give an ongoing business matching opportunities from designedge trade exhibition covering areas of work experience required and machinists looking for new work.  Other WA designers in attendance to share their talent and tips will be leather designer Ann Somoff, swimwear designer Denise Price from Daneechi and evening  wear designers Teresa Giorgi and Samantha Wynne.

$200 TRAINING VOUCHER

Last chance to secure the opportunity to receive a training voucher to the value of $200 to assist you with your business growth and development.  Visit www.bbec.asn.au/workshops2003.html to view the Belmont BEC workshops for 2003 that you can also use your voucher for or phone ena 94793777 or email ena@bbec.asn.au

Please find below the TCF Australia news updates.  Remember you need to log onto their website to view the stories listed below www.textileb2bcental

 

Regards

Carol & the Team
TCF Resource Centre of WA

Belmont BEC
PO Box 370
Cloverdale. WA 6985
Phone 61 8 9479 3777
Fax 61 8 94793888
Mobile 0417 963231
Email info@bbec.asn.au

Email info@tcfwa.com
Web www.bbec.asn.au
Web www.tcfwa.com

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News Update – September 2003

 

TCF Australia monthly newsletters deliver exclusive industry updates, and keep you informed of the latest events and news within the Textile Clothing and Footwear industry. Members of TCF Australia are welcome and encouraged to send in news to be considered for newsletter releases. For more info or to subscribe, kindly email us at info@tcfaustralia.com.

DESIGNEDGE – TCF AUSTRALIA UNCOVERED TRADE EXHIBITION

BURSWOOD EXHIBITION CENTRE – SEPTEMBER 23-25, 2003

www.designedge.net.au

 

EXHIBITORS

Over 75 exhibition stands (to date) showcasing innovative designer fashion, swimwear, leatherwear, streetwear, homewares, indigenous design, technology, textiles, education, trade services, sourcing and information services – media releases on numerous exhibitors can be located at the www.designedge.net.au  (updated daily)

 

INTERNATIONAL BUYER DELEGATION

International buyers will be arriving from Shanghai, Hong Kong, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Phillipines, Luxemborg, Indonesia and a number of leading buyers and agents from Melbourne and Sydney have already registered to attend.  Full contact details on all invited guest buyers attending will be available via the designedge web site over the coming week/s

 

BUSINESS MATCHING SERVICES

All visiting delegates to the trade exhibition can nominate their area of interest in the TCF WA Business Matching service and we will do our best to assist with your ongoing business opportunities.  Exhibitors and delegates attending designedge will have the opportuntity to be listed on our Business Matching Bulletin Board, those wishing to preregister contact Melissa on (08) 94208999

 

GUEST SPEAKERS

 

LONGINA PHILLIPS DESIGNS

Australia’s leading textile design studio Longina Phillips will share with you her skills and experience on the topic of design to print.  Longina is a leader in textile print technology with offices in Sydney & New York.  This seminar is suitable for all levels of the design spectrum including textile artists, fashion designers, screen printers, print and graphic artists – Breakfast seminar 24th

 

SHARON RAE, FASHION FORECAST SERVICES

Sharon will provide seminars on fashion trends 2004/2005 and forecasting services for both the fashion industry, interior textiles, architects and Pantone International colour trends 2004/2005.  Workshop titles:

Fashion Workshop:-  Trendlab AW2004 – New York based ESP Trendlab considered the leading report on catwalk trends –  Breakfast seminar 25th

Pantone Workshop:-  Do you speak colour?  (we’re fluent.) Communicate and manage colour choices across the wide range of materials used in industry, from light to dark and subtle to bright, global colour management is critical to your business – Breakfast seminar  25th

Interior Workshop:- The Mix AW2004 & SS2004 Forward colour trends for designers and industry THE MIX by Global Color Research, London. The Mix brings each seasons colours to life by developing directional themes using interactive storyboards that display colour, texture and pattern, this vision of future colour trends is supported by inspiring editorial and art direction  – Tuesday session 23rd

 

SELLING YOUR LABEL IN CHINA

Ms Yang Jun, Director of the China Textile Engineering Association, Director of the China National Garment Association – a national trade and non-profit organization, Honoured Lecturer in Donghua University in China including Deputy General Manager & Technical Director of the Shanghai Mijia Textile Company Limited will present a workshop on Selling your label in China

 

ASIAN INFORMATION SERVICES

Hong Kong Trade Development Council will be providing TCFL sourcing and information services for entry into the Asian markets.  Information will also be availble on World Boutique Trade Exhibiton and Hong Kong Fashion Week.  Assistance during designedge trade exhibition is also available with queries covering the entire aspect of HK TDC trade services and industry exhibitions in Hong Kong.

 

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOPS

Over 14 workshops (2hrs each)  will be available ‘free of charge’ during designedge with leading industry speakers covering:

Business Planning for Manufacturing  –  Etailing and B2B E Commerce Trading – How to Start a New Fashion Label – Improving your Time Management  –  Intellectual Property Workshops –  Innovation in Product Development  –  Introduction to Exporting Workshop – Selling Skills –  Pricing & Costing –  Staff Employment Laws and Contractors – Understanding Aboriginal Culture – Understanding Risk Management –  Understanding Credit Management

Pre bookings can be made at www.bbec.asn.au/workshops.2003.html or email workshops@bbec.asn.au

 

BUSINESS INFORMATION SERVICES

Information will be available on WA Business Enterprise Centres, AusIndustry – Department of Industry, Tourism & Resources, Austrade and TCF Resource Centre of Western Australia.  TCF WA  Mentors and business specialists / business counsellors will be available for both exhibitors and delegates at the BEC Information Stand/s

 

FASHION PARADES

Designedge Collection Parades –  view designedge web site (updated daily)

Curtin University – Parade of Innovation Sept 24th 12noon-2pm

Perth Fashion Festival – WA Design Awards – Sept 25th 7pm-11.30pm

Off site parades wil be staged throughout Perth showcasing established and emerging designers

view  www.perthfashionfestival.com.au

 

BUSINESS LUNCHS

LUNCH BOX Lunch – September 23rd, 12 noon -2pm

BPW Clothes Library Lunch co-ordinated by Business & Professional Women’s Clubs of Western Australia  Sept 24th 12noon-2pm

 

PERTH FASHION FESTIVAL

designedge – TCF Australia uncovered is being held in conjunction with Perth Fashion Festival www.perthfashionfestival.com  19th – 28th September

 

For further queries on any aspects of this inaugural designedge – TCF trade exhibition for Western Australia please contact:

designedge Exhibition & Delegate bookings – contact Melissa Comtesse, 9420 8999   melissa@gloss.net.au

Belmont BEC / TCF WA – contact Carol Hanlon or Ena Zhou – 08 94793777  info@bbec.asn.au or ena@tcfwa.com

Perth Fashion Festival & Gloss Media – contact Michael Hanlon 94208999  michael@gloss.net.au

 

designedge – TCF Australia is project of the TCF Resource Centre of Western Australia and Belmont BEC supported by the Department of Industry, Tourism and Resources under the TCF Market Development Program and is co-ordinated by Gloss Media, supported by Perth Fashion Festival.

 

Carol Hanlon
Belmont BEC
TCF Resource Centre of WA
PO Box 370
Cloverdale. WA 6985
Phone 61 8 9479 3777
Fax 61 8 94793888
Mobile 0417 963231
Email info@bbec.asn.au
Web www.bbec.asn.au
Web www.tcfwa.com

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News Update – August 2003

 

TCF Australia monthly newsletters deliver exclusive industry updates, and keep you informed of the latest events and news within the Textile Clothing and Footwear industry. Members of TCF Australia are welcome and encouraged to send in news to be considered for newsletter releases. For more info or to subscribe, kindly email us at info@tcfaustralia.com.

TCF  news and opportunities for August include:

TCF TUESDAY- AUGUST 26th, Luxe Bar, 446 Beaufort St. Mt Lawley, 6pm-8pm

TCF TUESDAY EMERGING DESIGNER SHOWCASE and Guest Speakers – August 26th

TCF WA MEMBERSHIP RENEWAL 2003 – 2004

TCF WA ONLINE DIRECTORY 2003-2004

MEDIA OPPORTUNITY FOR SWIMWEAR & BRIDAL DESIGNERS

DESIGNEDGE TRADE EXPO – BURSWOOD SEPT 23-25

BUYER PROGRAM – DESIGNEDGE TRADE EXPO – BURSWOOD SEPT 23-25

SPONSORSHIP AVAILABLE FOR FASHION EXPOSED, MELBOURNE SEPT 14-16

SPONSORSHIP AVAILABLE FOR MERCEDES AUSTRALIAN FASHION WEEK, NOV, MELB

SPONSORSHIP AVAILABLE FOR WORLD BOUTIQUE, HONG KONG FASHION WEEK, JAN 2004

TCF MENTORS REQUIRED FOR LIVEWIRE ENTRANTS

CONSULTANT AVAILABLE WITH INTERNATIONAL MARKETING LINKS

CONSULTANT AVAILABLE WITH NAT/GLOBAL RETAIL & BRAND DEVELOPMENT LINKS

FASHION FORECAST & PANTONE SERVICES IN AUSTRALIA

YOUNG ACHIEVER AWARD & TCF ACHIEVER INDUSTRY AWARDS  

SUPPLY CHAIN MENTOR AVAILABLE

REMINDER – YELLOW PAGES AND WHITE PAGES CLOSING SOON

DESIGNER JO PICKUP’S FASHION COLLECTION 2003/4 LAUNCH 

SEWING MACHINERY AND SHOP FITTINGS & FIXTURES WANTED

MODEL EXPOSED – HILTON HOTEL

SILK HAND PAINTING TEXTILE ARTIST WISHING TO LINK WITH DESIGNERS

LAUNCH OF SUMMER SEASON FASHION ‘RAINBOW VIRGINS’ – COLONNADE SEPT 6

FACE OF COLONNADE COMPETITION – COLONNADE SEPT 6

COLONNADE PARADE AT WA CLUB, ST GEORGES TERRACE, PERTH, SEPT 12
TENDERS FOR GOVERNMENT TCF CONTRACTS

EMERGING DESIGNERS KLAB label – designers Onkie Cheng, Ben Woodcock and AJ

HONG KONG TCF SOURCING – Fashion and Fashion Accessories

AUSTEX LATEST TCF NEWSLETTER  

 

TCF TUESDAY- AUGUST 26th, Luxe Bar, 446 Beaufort St. Mt Lawley, 6pm-8pm

Note:TCF Friday has changed to TCF Tuesday and a new venue to be held on the last Tuesday of every month

You are invited to ‘TCF Tuesday’ Trade & Industry Night.  A networking opportunity for all members of the textile, clothing, footwear and leather industries of Western Australia to meet with others involved in the industry and associated TCFL support services. You are invited to bring along your brochures & business cards and if you have a request for services or have a current need please email Carol directly info@tcfwa.com to register your interest.  If you would like to be a 3 minute speaker at TCF Tuesday contact Carol

 

TCF TUESDAY EMERGING DESIGNER SHOWCASE and Guest SpeakersAugust 26th Emerging Designers will display their collections and Guest Speakers will include Michael Hanlon from Gloss Media who will provide an update on the Designedge Trade Expo, Perth Fashion Festival and WA Design Awards all being held in September and Ann Farren, Curtin University will outline the ‘Space Between’ International Fibre Conference being held in Perth, April 2004.  Entry is free to TCF WA members or $10 entry for non TCFWA members. Happy Hour for drinks 6-8.  Advise Ena if attending ena@tcfwa.com

 

TCF WA MEMBERSHIP RENEWAL 2003 – 2004

Your new membership application form is attached and we invite you to register ASAP in order for TCF WA to continue to provide these information services and opportunities for you and your business.  In future TCF WA resources and information can only be provided to registered TCF WA members.  FYI – we can only accept signed applications for membership .  If you have any queries in regards the attached membership or wish to download further registration forms visit www.tcfwa.com/registration.html

 

TCF WA ONLINE DIRECTORY 2003-2004

TCF WA is also currently distributing authorisation forms to include your firms information details on our soon to be released online TCF WA database.  This form will be posted out to you shortly and it is vital that you check the content, sign and return to us urgently along with your annual membership investment

 

MEDIA OPPORTUNITY FOR SWIMWEAR & BRIDAL DESIGNERS

Freelance journalist Darryl Mears is searching for lead stories on WA swimwear and bridal designers wholesaling to the east coast, and who has plans to expand into Asia or Europe. Email your media release to Darryl at   daznkt@hotmail.com or phone AH 08 9479 5708

 

DESIGNEDGE TRADE EXPO – BURSWOOD SEPT 23-25

Exhibition space is filling fast for this inaugural Perth TCF trade exhibition, hurry to reserve your space now at www.designedge.net.au or phone Melissa or Jake at Gloss Media phone 08 9420 8999

 

BUYER PROGRAM – DESIGNEDGE TRADE EXPO – BURSWOOD SEPT 23-25

Opportunities are still available for an all expenses paid trip to Perth for national and international buyers and/or agents to attend Designedge, so please nominate your buyer or agent of choice and contact Ali or Michael Hanlon directly on 9420 8999 if you have any queries.

 

SPONSORSHIP AVAILABLE FOR FASHION EXPOSED, MELBOURNE SEPT 14-16 2003

SPONSORSHIP AVAILABLE FOR MERCEDES AUSTRALIAN FASHION WEEK, NOVEMBER, MELB 2003

SPONSORSHIP AVAILABLE FOR WORLD BOUTIQUE, HONG KONG FASHION WEEK, JANUARY 2004

Contact Ena on phone 08 94793777 or email events@tcfwa.com for further information and costs to participate

Deadlines for bookings are now closing for these events, so reply ASAP if interested

 

TCF MENTORS REQUIRED FOR LIVEWIRE ENTRANTS

Livewire is an annual program ran by Rotary Clubs in Australia to encourage young people to develop a business plan.  We have a number of young fashion & jewellery designer entrants in WA looking for Mentors.  Please email Carol directly if you can assist as a volunteer mentor. info@bbec.asn.au

 

CONSULTANT AVAILABLE WITH INTERNATIONAL MARKETING LINKS

Jodi Pritchard (ex General Manager MAFW) is available for freelance consulting projects in the TCF industry contact Jodie   jodi@pritchardconsulting.com.au

 

CONSULTANT AVAILABLE WITH NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL RETAIL & BRAND DEVELOPMENT LINKS

Nick Di Lello is available for freelance TCF consulting projects – Phone 0422 230 230 email nick@getfused.com.au
FASHION FORECAST & PANTONE SERVICES IN AUSTRALIA

Contact Sharon Rae, Fashion Forecast Services to discuss forecast trend subscriptions available and the Pantone Colour Systems Ph (03) 9415 8116  Email info@fashionforecastservices.com.au   or view www.fashionforecastservices.com.au

 

YOUNG ACHIEVER AWARD & TCF ACHIEVER INDUSTRY AWARD

Nominations & entries are now available for WA’s Young Business Achiever ($500 cash prize) and TCF Achiever Award ($500 Business Development Package)  view www.bbec.asn.au/awards2003.html for nomination/entry form

 

SUPPLY CHAIN MENTOR

If you would like to make an appointment to visit with Belmont BEC’s new Mentor Eva Yates, newly arrived from Europe with manufacturing, supply chain, systems planning and negotiation expertise. Eva speaks six languages, spanish, french, german, dutch and japanese.  This is a complimentary Belmont BEC service. Phone Ena 94793777 for bookings

REMINDER – YELLOW PAGES AND WHITE PAGES IS CLOSING NOW

Make sure you are listed in the Yellow Pages, especially those business operating from home, your clients cannot find you if you are not listed in the business directories under your correct industry classification

 

DESIGNER JO PICKUP’S FASHION COLLECTION 2003/4 LAUNCH further info  www.gadflygallery.com

 

SEWING MACHINERY AND SHOP FITTINGS & FIXTURES WANTED

Stuart Anderson is looking for sewing machinery and equipment for sale, if you are closing down or upgrading your store please phone Stuart on 0412 512 921 or email seanderson@iprimus.com.au

 

MODEL EXPOSED – HILTON HOTEL

Opportunities for new designers to exhibit and/or emerging models to showcase their talents at Model Exposed being staged at the Hilton Hotel Perth, proceeds to PMH contact James Truong 0408094155  email viechi_designs@hotmail.com

 

SILK HAND PAINTING TEXTILE ARTIST WISHING TO LINK WITH DESIGNERS

Marlene Page from Healing Circle Silks wishes to meet up with designers on collaborative projects, phone Marlene 0409 836 606 email  marls@iinet.net.au   or view   www.handmadecreations.com.au

 

LAUNCH OR SUMMER SEASON FASHION ‘RAINBOW VIRGINS’ – COLONNADE, SEPT 6

FACE OF COLONNADE COMPETITION – COLONNADE, SEPT 6

for further details contact Bridget Robertson  PH: (08) 9381 2188  or email Events@thecolonnade.com.au

COLONNADE PARADE AT WA CLUB, ST GEORGES TERRACE, PERTH, SEPT 12 for tickets contact Gail Rogers 0412 906 241
TENDERS FOR GOVERNMENT TCF CONTRACTS

Are you aware of the WA Government Electronic Marketplace  for government tenders visit www.gem.wa.gov.au

 

EMERGING DESIGNERS KLAB label –  Designers Onkie Cheng, Ben Woodcock and AJ

View KLAB label designs from the July TCF Friday showcase  http://www.stylewest.tv/News/news_frameset.htm

Thanks to Tony Le Vue for his photography and web services at www.stylewest.tv

 

HONG KONG TCF SOURCING – FASHION &  FASHION ACCESSORIES

visit the www.hkenterprise.com or the www.tdc.org.hk

 

AUSTEX LATEST TCF NEWSLETTER  to view go to www.textileb2bcentral.com

 

You are invited to forward this newsletter to any others you think may be interested in this industry information

 

regards

Carol & the Team

 

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Carol Hanlon
Belmont BEC
TCF Resource Centre of WA
PO Box 370
Cloverdale. WA 6985
Phone 61 8 9479 3777
Fax 61 8 94793888
Mobile 0417 963231
Email info@bbec.asn.au
Web www.bbec.asn.au
Web www.tcfwa.com

 

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News Update – July 2003

 

TCF Australia monthly newsletters deliver exclusive industry updates, and keep you informed of the latest events and news within the Textile Clothing and Footwear industry. Members of TCF Australia are welcome and encouraged to send in news to be considered for newsletter releases. For more info or to subscribe, kindly email us at info@tcfaustralia.com.

TCF  News & Opportunities include:

TCF FRIDAY – JULY  4TH – FERRARA BAR, 67 MILLIGAN STREET, PERTH 6PM-8PM

POSITION AVAILABLE – FASHION INDUSTY / MANAGER’S ASSISTANT

CUSHION ARTISTS WANTED FOR EXHIBITION

EMPLOYMENT WANTED – EXPERIENCED GARMENT TECHNOLOGIST/DESIGN ASSISTANT

EMPLOYMENT WANTED – TEXTILE ENGINEER / TEXTILE CHEMISTRY

SELLING YOUR LABEL IN AUSTRALIA / DOING BUSINESS IN AUSTRALIA

DESIGNEDGE – TCF AUSTRALIA UNCOVERED

SPONSORSHIP AVAILABLE FOR FASHION EXPOSED – MELBOURNE SEPTEMBER 14-16 2003

SPONSORSHIP AVAILABLE TO EXHIBIT AT WORLD BOUTIQUE HONG KONG 2004

SPONSORSHIP AVAILABLE TO EXHIBIT AT MAFW – NOVEMBER MELBOURNE 2003

MERCEDES START UP 2003 – ENTRIES CLOSE JULY 1ST

FREELANCE BUYING CONSULTANT WANTED

ACCESS 31 – FASHION PARADE

GLOBAL SOURCES TRIMMINGS & FABRICS MAGAZINE & CD ROM

$200 TRAINING VOUCHERS AVAILABLE

THANKYOU

AUSTRALIAN FASHION DESIGN AWARDS

AUSTEX NEWSLETTER www.textileb2bcentral.com and   www.apparelb2bcentral.com

TCF FRIDAY – JULY  4TH – FERRARA BAR, 67 MILLIGAN STREET, PERTH 6PM-8PM
Interesting speakers and designers scheduled for the July TCF networking session. Entry is free to TCF Members and $5 entry for non members and guests. Email Ena if attending ena@bbec.asn.au  or phone  9479 3777.

TCF CREDIT ISSUES WITH RETAILERS – Teresa Giorgi is calling for an open discussion at July 4th TCF Friday with other designers encountering payment problems with retailers and what can be done about it, so please come along and share any current issues you may have.  Or if you wish to raise a separate TCF or business issue next month, please email Carol directly info@bbec.asn.au

CAROL HANLON, BELMONT BEC/TCF WA will give an overview at  TCF Friday on credit applications and credit management issues, debt collection and cash flow issues.

MELISSA COMTESSE, GLOSS MEDIA -will update issues on Designedge Trade Expo, Perth Fashion Festival and WA Design Awards.
TCF FRIDAY DESIGNERS SHOWING on July 4th include the KLAB label with designers Onkie Cheng, Ben Woodcock and AJ.    Our special thanks to Spiers Model Management for providing our models for TCF Friday.

FASHION INDUSTRY / MANAGERS ASSISTANT AVAILABLE

A leading fashion importer and distributor is looking for a suitable person who has a fashion design and sales experience in the fashion retail or wholesale. The person will be responsible to forecast and develop new ranges and liaise with customers and agents. The person should possess a good administration skill and has a good personal relationship skill.  Please forward resume by email to: wiwi@iinet.net.au or mail to: 7 Kingston Heath Mews, Jandakot, WA 6164.

CUSHION ARTISTS WANTED FOR EXHIBITION

Interested in exhibiting in forthcoming exhibition “Cushion and Comfort” being held from July 28th to August 10th at Treasure Gallery is at 4 Stirling Street, Fremantle. For further details Contact Bret Treasure treasure@q-net.net.au  or Andriana Treasure Phone  9430 6730  or mobile   0404007705

EMPLOYMENT WANTED – EXPERIENCED GARMENT TECHNOLOGIST/DESIGN ASSISTANT

Recently arrived from the UK with many years ragtrade experience and looking for a career in WA in the clothing/fashion industry.  Contact Liz Coles  lizcoles75@hotmail.com

EMPLOYMENT WANTED – STUDENT TEXTILE ENGINEER / TEXTILE CHEMISTRY

Arriving from France in 2004 and looking for a  6-months internship. Specialized in textile chemistry and knowledge of knitting, weaving, and spinning.  Interested in any textile processes. Contact Sandra Grainer  email sandra-granier@wanadoo.fr

SELLING YOUR LABEL IN AUSTRALIA / DOING BUSINESS IN AUSTRALIA

For your reference my presentation from Hong Kong Fashion Week, July 2002 is on the Hong Kong Trade Development Web Cast web site and may be of interest to those that would like an broad industry overview on Selling your Label in Australia. Other speakers include: Glen Rollason – Designer/Owner  Rude Boy, Glen Rollason, Senior Lecturer RMIT, Melbourne
Stephen Choo – Lecturer, Entrepreneurship, Business Unit,  Curtin University, Perth
Edward Chen – Owner, Ena Sportswear, Perth
Ivan Gomez – Designer/Owner, Vicious Threads, Melbourne

you can find the Web Cast presentation on the following web link
http://www.tdctrade.com/tdcwebcast/webcast_c/e_industries.htm#  under this code (08.07.2002 / 55:58)
Ms. Carol Hanlon, Manager, TCF Resource Centre of Western Australia & Belmont Business Enterprise Centre Inc.

DESIGNEDGE – TCF AUSTRALIA UNCOVERED

Bookings filling fast for our designedge trade exhibition being held Perth 23-25  visit www.designedge.net.au

Contact Melissa at 94208999 or designedge@tcfwa.com if you have not received your information in the mail

SPONSORSHIP AVAILABLE FOR FASHION EXPOSED – MELBOURNE SEPTEMBER 14-16 2003

Bookings are now being accepted for anyone interested in showing Winter at Fashion Exposed Trade Exhibition

Men’s, Women’s, Children’s, Sleepwear. Homewares. contact ena@tcfwa.com for information

SPONSORSHIP AVAILABLE TO EXHIBIT AT WORLD BOUTIQUE HONG KONG 2004

Bookings are now being accepted for World Boutique Hong Kong January 13-16, held during Hong Kong Fashion Week

$550 Per display space, contact ena@tcfwa.com for information

SPONSORSHIP AVAILABLE TO EXHIBIT AT MAFW – NOVEMBER MELBOURNE 2003

Expressions of interest are now being accepted for directional designers to exhibit email ena@tcfwa.com

MERCEDES START UP 2003 – ENTRIES CLOSE JULY 1ST

Mercedes-Benz Start Up is an innovative and exciting national small business initiative that is specifically designed to seek excellence in design innovation and to enhance the future of the next generation of fashion designers. Design categories include:  Menswear, Womenswear, Streetwear, Swimwear.  Written entries by July 1st. for further information on this program view Phone Robyn Barden 0403 870 514  or email  robynb32@bigpond.com  or view  www.mercedes-benz.com.au

FREELANCE BUYING CONSULTANT WANTED

Buying Consultant Wanted for a New boutique, Target Market: 25 -45 yrs, Middle price range, Wide selection of garments from Weekend wear to Evening/Event wear.  Call Kate Black on 9361 2667 or 0402 323 016.

ACCESS 31 – FASHION PARADE

Interested in showing your range at the Access 31 Fundraiser Parade for young emerging designers – 2 categories Junior and Established.  Opportunities also available for those wanting to assist with Event Production, hair and makeup. contact Nikki Weaver Access 31 –  Phone 0403887874 or email  nikkiweave@yahoo.com.au

GLOBAL SOURCES TRIMMINGS & FABRICS MAGAZINE & CD ROM

If you are interested to receive a  complimentary copy of Global Sources Trimmings & Fabrics magazine and an accompanying Trimmings & Fabrics CD-ROM. Simply fill out the request form at www.globalsources.com/20306freetrf. There is no cost and you are under no obligation.

$200 TRAINING VOUCHERS AVAILABLE

If you wish to undertake any training (of your choice) to improve you or your staff’s productivity under the Small Business Smart Business Training Program.  Belmont BEC Workshops, time and dates can be viewed at www.bbec.asn.au/workshops2003.html   please email ena@bbec.asn.au to receive an application form or phone 94793777

BELMONT BEC WORKSHOPS FOR JULY  – visit www.bbec.asn.au/workshops2003.html

THANKYOU

Thanks to all those firms that took the time to forward letters of support for the TCF WA Submission to the Productivity Commission enquiry into the TCF Post 2005 Support – All Submissions can be found at www.pc.gov.au  or the transcript TCF WA Geelong presentation can be located at http://www.pc.gov.au/inquiry/tcf/trans/geelong030605.pdf  from  Pages 60-70
AUSTRALIAN FASHION DESIGN AWARDS

Entries close on August 22nd for these National Fashion Awards (ex RAQ Awards)  for further information contact Donna Caley, Event Manager, National Retail Association, Ph: 07 3251 3000 Email:  d.caley@nationalretailassociation.com.au
or download student and manufacturer or designer judging criteria and timelines direct from the Website:  www.nationalretailassociation.com.au

AUSTEX NEWSLETTER www.textileb2bcentral.com and   www.apparelb2bcentral.com

Remember you need to log onto either of the above web sites to view the stories listed below

 

You are welcome to forward this newsletter onto any others you believe would be interested.

 

Regards

Carol and the Team

Carol Hanlon
Belmont BEC
TCF Resource Centre of WA
PO Box 370
Cloverdale. WA 6985
Phone 61 8 9479 3777
Fax 61 8 94793888
Mobile 0417 963231
Email info@bbec.asn.au
Web www.bbec.asn.au
Web www.tcfwa.com

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News Update – June 2003

 

TCF Australia monthly newsletters deliver exclusive industry updates, and keep you informed of the latest events and news within the Textile Clothing and Footwear industry. Members of TCF Australia are welcome and encouraged to send in news to be considered for newsletter releases. For more info or to subscribe, kindly email us at info@tcfaustralia.com.

This months news items include:

TCF FRIDAY – JUNE 6TH, FERRARA BAR, 67 MILLIGAN STREET, PERTH 6PM-8PM
TCF FRIDAY – GUEST SPEAKERS – JUNE 6TH
TCF FRIDAY – GUEST DESIGNERS – JUNE 6TH
MODEL OF THE FUTURE – EVENING WEAR REQUIRED
PRODUCTIVITY COMMISSION HEARINGS
LETTERS OF SUPPORT REQUIRED
LATEST FASHION VIDEOS  – HONG KONG TRADE DEVELOPMENT WEB SITE
WINTER 2004-2005 TREND FORECASTS
TCF FACTORY TOURS WANTED
TCF WORK EXPERIENCE OPPORTUNITIES WANTED
DESIGNER OPPORTUNITY
GRAPHIC AND TEXTILE DESIGNERS AVAILABLE
ASIAN MANUFACTURERS WEB LINK
FASHION & JEWELLERY SHOP FOR SALE
DESIGNER RACEWEAR REQUIRED FOR WA TURF CLUB PARADES
INTERNATIONAL FIBRE CONFERENCE, PERTH APRIL 2004
BUSINESS IDEAS GRANTS PROGRAM
HISTORY OF WA FASHION WANTED
MELBOURNE RETAILER LOOKING FOR DESIGNERS
$200 SMALL BUSINESS SMART BUSINESS TRAINING VOUCHERS
BELMONT BEC WORKSHOP TOPICS, DATES TIMES
TRAINING ROOM OR MEETING ROOM AVAILABLE FOR HIRE
CLOTHES SUITABLE FOR JOB INTERVIEWS WANTED
LIKE TO JOIN A BUSINESS & PROFESSIONAL WOMEN’S NETWORKING GROUP IN BELMONT
PROPOSALS FROM ARTISTS, DESIGNERS, PERFORMERS, FILM-MAKERS
SENIS FREE SMALL BUSINESS SEMINARS
ASTHMA FOUNDATION FUNDRAISER AT COLONNADE
LIKE TO JOIN QUOTA  INTERNATIONAL SERVICE ORGANISATION IN WA
MODELS WANTED
WA BABY NEWS

TCF FRIDAY – JUNE 6TH, FERRARA BAR, 67 MILLIGAN STREET, PERTH 6PM-8PM
You are invited to our textile, clothing, footwear and leather industry monthly networking function for new and existing TCF business.  Listed below you will find some great Guest Speakers and Guest Designers showing their collections so come along and meet others in this exciting industry.  Entry is free to TCF WA Members and $5 entry to non members and guest. Ring ena if attending 94793777 or email ena@tcfwa.com

TCF FRIDAY – GUEST SPEAKERS  ON JUNE 6TH

GUEST SPEAKER – STUART ANDERSON, DRENCHED CAT – Stuart will share his valuable and extensive knowledge in stretch patternmaking, production techniques in swimwear and will give an update report on his recent exhibition at The Source, Mercedes Australian Fashion Week, Sydney.

GUEST SPEAKER – MEREDITH MCDERMOTT, FASHION STUDY TOUR TO PARIS – LONDON – Meredith will outline her planned study tour departing 28 Jan 2004 – 14 Feb 2004 visiting Pret-A-Porter & Paris American Academy etc phone 0412 906 668 or email memcdermott@ozemail.com.au

GUEST SPEAKER – MARK PULLEN, PAUL FONG ON DESIGN COPYRIGHT, TRADEMARKS – Mark and Paul from Watermark Patent and TradeMark Attorneys will join you to share some examples where fashion & design labels have ended up in legal battles over their Intellectual Property and are happy to answer any questions on the night or via phone Mark on (08) 93251900 or email map@watermark.com.au

GUEST SPEAKER – JULIE RICHARDSON – UNEMPLOYED?  WANT TO START A BUSINESS?  WANT TO FIND OUT ABOUT THE NEIS PROGRAM?  Meet with Julie and find out about how the NEIS program operates. Phone  041 222 4347 or email Julie bnbcneis@ozemail.com.au

GUEST SPEAKER – TED BYTHEWAY – TCF MENTOR – will continue with his live history update of the Australian fashion industry in the 1950’s.

GUEST SPEAKER – MICHAEL HANLON, PERTH FASHION FESTIVAL – Michael will give an update on the WA Design Awards, Perth Fashion Festival and Designedge – TCF Australia uncovered Trade Exhibition being held in Perth 23-25 September at the Burswood.  For further information www.designedge.net.au or phone Melissa 9420 8999 for exhibition rates and event details

GUEST SPEAKER & MC, DAVID NISSEN – David will give an update on the Premiers Fashion Industry Taskforce.

TCF FRIDAY – GUEST DESIGNERS – JUNE 6TH

AFRICAN MODE – Ethiopian born Firkirte Hailmariam will be showcasing her latest collection

SHEREE DORAN DESIGNS – Sheree will be showcasing her latest silk ready to wear range and talking about the opening of her new retail outlet in Fremantle.

Our thanks to Spiers Model Club & Rocky Bay Model Search for providing our models for TCF Friday.

MODEL OF THE FUTURE – EVENING WEAR REQUIRED
If you are able to provide a loan of evening wear for the Model of the Future final being held on 14th June at the Playhouse Theatre in aid of Rocky Bay Inc. assisting to raise funds for 700 disabled persons in WA please contact Gayna.  Evening Wear required for Female Children age 6-9yrs, Juniors 10-12yrs and Seniors 13-15 years and there is also a small selection of male garments required.   If you can assist please contact Promotions Co-ordinator, Gayna Allen  Mobile: 0415 383 294  or email gaynaa@rockybay.org.au

PRODUCTIVITY COMMISSION

Carol is presenting a submission on behalf of TCF WA on June 5th at the Geelong hearings of the Productivity Commission.  If you would like a copy of the submission or would like to forward any comments in regards the future tariff reductions and Post 2005 TCF Assistance that you would like to see introduced.  Email  carol@tcfwa.com

LETTERS OF SUPPORT REQUIRED

TCF WA is currently lobbying federal government to assist in funding a network of TCF Resource Centres in each state of Australia.  For your information TCF WA has received no formal support funding from any govt dept for over 2 years and is struggling to survive.   If you have received assistance from the TCF  Resource Centre of WA over the past 5 years or the Belmont BEC in a TCF related area, or believe the services that TCF WA  are providing are of benefit to you and the industry, can you please email a letter of support ASAP to info@tcfwa.com or fax to 94793888  Your assistance would be very much appreciated, thanks Carol

LATEST FASHION VIDEOS  – HONG KONG TRADE DEVELOPMENT WEB SITE –  www.tdctrade.com
HELMUT LANG – FENDI – JIL SANDER – TRUSSARDI – JUNKO SHIMADA – FRANK SORBIER – PAUL ROPP & GHEA – NAUTICA – SEAN JOHN  – Great videos to be seen of the latest showings from Paris, New York, Indonesia etc click on link below
http://webcastsearch.tdctrade.com/channel.asp?ID=wc0050110&lang=0

WINTER 2004-2005 TREND FORECASTS
“Like janus, today’s society has two faces.  While one smiles with benevolence and generosity at the prospects of a new century.  The other contemplates the world with solemnity, turning towards essential values – Promostyl”  For further info on Winter 2004-2005 visit www.promostyl.com or email the Australian representative monadekker@bigpond.com

TCF FACTORY TOURS WANTED
designedge – TCF Australia uncovered project would like to hear from any interested TCFL firms in WA or throughout Australia who would be prepared to host a Factory Tour of their premises during September or October 2003.  This TCF Awareness project is aimed to attract local students interested in a future career in the Textile, Clothing, Footwear or Leather industry and showcase to the local community, government or business organisations near where you are located so you can create awareness of your industry and highlight how important you and your business is to the local economy.  Reply directly to Carol at info@tcfwa.com if you can assist.  For further information on designedge visit www.designedge.net.au

TCF WORK EXPERIENCE OPPORTUNITIES WANTED
designedge – TCF Australia uncovered project would like to hear from any interested TCFL firms in WA or throughout Australia who would be prepared to provide Work Experience at their premises during September or October 2003.  This TCF Awareness project is aimed to attract persons interested in a future career in the Textile, Clothing, Footwear or Leather industry near where you are located or growth and developement of existing or past TCFL students who wish to gain further knowledge of other industry sectors. By participating you can create awareness of the TCF industry and highlight how important you and your business is to the local economy.  Reply directly to Carol at info@tcfwa.com if you can assist.  For further information on designedge visit www.designedge.net.au

DESIGNER OPPORTUNITY
Tricycle, local makers of unusual, fresh and fun clothing and textiles, are looking for a creative, inspired and positive minded person to produce an interesting range of clothing and to equally share in the maintenance and management of our stall at the Fremantle Markets.  Emphasis  is placed on eclectic and sensitive taste,  well made pieces and unusual  wearable styles. Phone Lucinda on 0417939780 or email loochclothing@hotmail.com

GRAPHIC AND TEXTILE DESIGNERS AVAILABLE
Fiona Mattison Designs: phone 0422 621 390 – 10% discount to Belmont BEC or TCF WA  clients
Oyez Design – Graphic artists contact Sheldon Wong 0413 453 778 email sheldon@oyez.com.au

ASIAN MANUFACTURERS WEB LINK  – Free product introduction link available at www.asianmfrs.com

FASHION & JEWELLERY SHOP FOR SALE
Opportunity to take over Fashion and Jewellery Shop at suburban WA shopping centre at a bargain price. Urgent Sale for personal reasons – Stock & Fixtures/Fittings worth $38,000 will sell for $10,000. Contact Nilmini on phone 0417 926 069

DESIGNER RACEWEAR REQUIRED FOR WA TURF CLUB PARADES – If you would like your garments considered for selection for upcoming parades and also future Racewear editorial stories  in the WA Racebreed Magazine contact carolhanlon@ozemail.com.au

INTERNATIONAL FIBRE CONFERENCE, PERTH APRIL 2004
the space between – an initiative of the Textile Exchange Project in partnership with Curtin University of Technology. This conference and associated events will provide an international forum for an in-depth exchange of ideas and experiences between artists, curators, academics and theorists and is expected to attract national and international participants from the fields of textiles, art, design and fashion practice. www.thespacebetween.org.au

BUSINESS IDEAS GRANTS PROGRAM –  is free and detailed information is available from the website www.yellowpages.com.au/big or by calling 1 800 886 680

HISTORY OF WA FASHION WANTED –  If you can assist with any background history of  WA designers Contact Vanessa Buemi  MOB: 0427 080 529  EMAIL: amazonfm@opera.iinet.net.au

MELBOURNE RETAILER LOOKING FOR DESIGNERS – Susan from Paradox, Melbourne is looking for designer edgy tops and bottoms and also unusual accessories, email your info to paradoxe802@hotmail.com

$200 SMALL BUSINESS SMART BUSINESS TRAINING VOUCHERS available compliments of the Department of Training and Education, Small Business Development Corporation and Business Enterprise Centres in WA contact 94793777 or email ena@bbec.asn.au  for your application form (WA businesses only) or phone 1800 093 340 for your nearest BEC

BELMONT BEC WORKSHOP TOPICS, DATES TIMES view www.bbec.asn.au/workshops2003.html  Training vouchers may be used for all Belmont BEC workshops. Complimentary 2 tickets available for the next IP workshop June 25th.

TRAINING ROOM OR MEETING ROOM AVAILABLE FOR HIRE  Belmont BEC 100sq metre fully equipped training facility is available for hire for meetings, workshops or company strategic planning sessions, contact ena@bbec.asn.au for hire rates.

CLOTHES SUITABLE FOR JOB INTERVIEWS WANTED

Belmont Clothes Library has recently appointed the newly formed BPW Clothes Library to administer and co-ordinate the Clothes Library lending facility established by the Belmont BEC in 1996, if you have any secondhand garments or samples, seconds, suitable for a job interviews that you would like to donate, please email BPW State President Jasmyn Mumme at fcr@iinet.net.au or phone 9472 9200

LIKE TO JOIN A BUSINESS & PROFESSIONAL WOMEN’S NETWORKING GROUP IN BELMONT

Expressions of interest are being accepted by women from the Sth Metro region who would like to meet other like minded persons for monthly development and networking.  Aims and objects of BPW can be found at www.bpw.com.au If interested please email carol at carolhanlon@ozemail.com.au

PROPOSALS FROM ARTISTS, DESIGNERS, PERFORMERS, FILM-MAKERS

Like to contribute to the closing function of the Space Between Conference in April 2004 being held at Fremantle Prison.  Contact Little Girl Inc for further information on the brief required email littlegirl_inc@yahoo.com

SENIS FREE SMALL BUSINESS SEMINARS – Perth June 6th, Ph 1800 202 200 or view at www.senis.com.au

 ASTHMA FOUNDATION FUNDRAISER AT COLONNADE  June 6th – View Karrinyup Rotary Student Scholarship winners and WA student design entrants for the Australian Gown of the Year 2003 Couture Awards.  Phone 08 9381 2188 or email  marketing@thecolonnade.com.au   Tickets are limited so book early.

LIKE TO JOIN QUOTA  INTERNATIONAL SERVICE ORGANISATION IN WA

Expressions of interest are being accepted by both men or women who would like to assist others in the community, both locally, statewide, nationally or internationally.  Aims and objects of Quota International can be found at www.quota.org   If interested please email Past District Governor Carol Hanlon carolhanlon@ozemail.com.au

MODELS WANTED
Models required for charity photoshoot for National Breast Cancer Foundation – further info  http://www.stylewest.tv/models/nbcf_photoshoot03  or contact Tony Le Vu, Mobile 0414 98 5511 or email tony@ap-media.net

WA BABY NEWS
Congratulations to Claire Metcalf & Gavin Eddy of C Design on the arrival of twins – Taj and Sienna
Also welcome to Jennifer Gaye & Brad’s new baby and the Empire Rose new addition!
Congratulations to Donna Grljusich & Phil Timmermans who are expecting twins in September
Congratulations to Samantha Wynne & Stewart Richardson who are expecting in October
You are welcome to forward this email to any other persons that may be interested in the TCF industry

Regards
Carol and the Team
NOTE OUR NEW STREET ADDRESS
7 Fairbrother Street
Belmont, WA 6104

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News Update – May 2003

 

TCF Australia monthly newsletters deliver exclusive industry updates, and keep you informed of the latest events and news within the Textile Clothing and Footwear industry. Members of TCF Australia are welcome and encouraged to send in news to be considered for newsletter releases. For more info or to subscribe, kindly email us at info@tcfaustralia.com.

This months TCF news topics include: 

TCF RESOURCE CENTRE OF SRI LANKA

SMI SME MALAYSIA LINKS

FASHION & JEWELLERY SHOP FOR SALE   

POLYNEST CAD SYSTEM FOR SALE

FACTORY FOR EVENING WEAR  & HAND BEADER REQUIRED

DESIGNEDGE TRADE EXHIBITION

HISTORY OF WA FASHION WANTED

LADIES WEAR JOB LOTS WANTED

$200 TRAINING VOUCHERS AVAILABLE

PARADE OPPORTUNITY AT DOWERIN FIELD DAY

BUSINESS IDEAS GRANTS PROGRAM

WEDDING DRESSES REQUIRED FOR OFFSHORE MANUFACTURE

FINANCIAL DYNAMICS WITH CURTIN UNIVERSITY

CSIRO TEXTILE NEWSLETTER IS AVAILABLE ONLINE

NEW PERTH BUSINESS MAGAZINE LOOKING FOR FEATURE STORIES

EMPLOYMENT WANTED

MY BUSINESS MAGAZINE AWARDS

PRODUCTIVITY COMMISSION

ATF TCF NEWSLETTER

TCF RESOURCE CENTRE OF SRI LANKA

Whilst in Sri Lanka recently and with the assistance of Chandra and Nilmini from Mitsu Apparel, Carol assisted with the establishment of the TCF Resource Centre of Sri Lanka, a non profit community organisation.  There will be future opportunities with work experience, freelance design, training, manufacturing and joint ventures. If you are interested in future trade opportunities, work experience or would like to visit Sri Lanka to inspect factories. Please contact Carol directly on info@tcfwa.com

SMI SME MALAYSIA LINKS

Carol recently established links with the Small Medium Industry – Small Medium Entrepreneurs – Business Support Services in Malaysia who also provide a trade matching service. Email Carol if you are interested in trade with Malaysia  info@tcfwa.com

FASHION & JEWELLERY SHOP FOR SALE

Opportunity to take over Fashion and Jewellery Shop at suburban shopping centre at a bargain price. Urgent Sale for personal reasons – Stock & Fixtures/Fittings worth $38,000 will sell for $10,000. Contact Nilmini on phone 0417 926 069

POLYNEST CAD SYSTEM FOR SALE

Polynest CAD system for sale $15,000 include digitizing board, plotter computer program, only 5 years old. Computer and computer desk also for sale  contact Jane on 0411 448 868

FACTORY FOR EVENING WEAR  & HAND BEADER REQUIRED

CMT Factory required for quality ballgowns, small and larger quanities.  Also Hand Beader with design ability required.  Email Sharon Jarman on gauci4@bigpond.com or phone 0403 417 014

DESIGNEDGE – TCF AUSTRALIA TRADE EXHIBITION – SEPTEMBER  23-25, PERTH

For exhibition space available and information re the international buyer program visit www.designedge.net.au

HISTORY OF WA FASHION WANTED

If you would like to contribute to the Premiers Fashion Industry Taskforce gathering of history on the WA Fashion Industry please contact researcher Vanessa Buemi, who would love to hear from you.  Vanessa would like to view any media articles or background information you would like to share on when and how you started your label, or you may have some information on another WA label of the past which you would like recorded in this history gathering exercise.   Phone Vanessa on 0427 080 529 to arrange an interview or email amazonfm@opera.iinet.net.au  Or post photocopies to V. Buemi, 87 Brookton Highway, Mount Nasura. WA  or view  http://www.premier.wa.gov.au/main.cfm?MinId=01&Section=0113

LADIES WEAR JOB LOTS WANTED

Retailer looking for women’s clothing job lots samples, seconds, clearance, end of lines, overs. Mature, young, large ladies, evening,  underwear, sleepwear etc.   Phone Julie Grimshaw 0410 401 199 or email  julieg@just4usoftware.com.au

$200 TRAINING VOUCHERS AVAILABLE

Small Business Smart Business Training Vouchers now available.  View Belmont BEC Workshops available at www.bbec.asn.au/workshops2003.html contact Ena at Belmont BEC for further information on ena@bbec.asn.au

PARADE OPPORTUNITY AT DOWERIN FIELD DAY

If you would like to display garments at the Dowerin Field Day Fashion Parade in August, please email Carol info@tcfwa.com

BUSINESS IDEAS GRANTS PROGRAM

This years winners will share in $300,000 in cash grants and advertising packages and funding toward an approved education course.  For further information visit the www.yellowpages.com.au/big or by call 1 800 886 680

WEDDING DRESSES REQUIRED FOR OFFSHORE MANUFACTURE

Opportunity exists for any firm who has links with overseas wedding dress manufactures to produce for the Australian market. Contact Carol directly on info@tcfwa.com

FINANCIAL DYNAMICS WITH CURTIN UNIVERSITY

If you are interested in participating in a Financial Dynamics Workshop with the Business Entrepreneurship Unit at Curtin University at a special price of $250 (with a Training Voucher the cost would be only $50) please email Carol directly info@bbec.asn.au

CSIRO TEXTILE NEWSLETTER IS AVAILABLE ONLINE

Textile News Online ensures that you are kept up to date with information on new technologies and informs you of developments within CSIRO Textile and Fibre Technology.http://www.tft.csiro.au/textile_news/index.htm

NEW PERTH BUSINESS MAGAZINE LOOKING FOR FEATURE STORIES

Send your media release and/or any pics to Sue Oldham, Features Executive, Bradford Business Review, Phone 9299 7959 email  oldham@netspace.net.au   Business should have a minimum of 5 employees and there is no cost involved, readership is 30,000

EMPLOYMENT WANTED

Ex Curtin Student with Textile Degree wanting employment with anything to do with textiles, dyeing, weaving, silkscreen printing, devore, design, weaving. Also studying part time in clothing production including patternmaking.  Willing to take on any task, part time or casual.  Contact Eva Asmussen Phone 040 386 0292  Ph/Fax 9328 5180 or email minnimon@concrete.org.au

MY BUSINESS MAGAZINE AWARDS

Prizes worth more than $50,000 in total in this national business award program. Enter online by visiting www.mybusiness.com.au

PRODUCTIVITY COMMISSION

Carol will be representing TCF WA at the Productivity Commission hearings being held in Geelong in June .  TCF WA Submission and the Productivity Commission TCF Position Paper can be located online at www.pc.gov.au  If you would like to make any comment in regards the Post 2005 TCF Arrangements, email Carol directly on info@tcfwa.com or phone 94793777

ATF TCF NEWSLETTER

Below you will find the TCF newsletter available at the web site www.textileb2bcentral.com or www.apparelb2bcentral.com You will need to log onto their web site to view any of the stories listed below.

You are welcome to forward this newsletter to any other person that may be interested

Regards

Carol & the Team
NOTE OUR NEW STREET ADDRESS
7 Fairbrother Street
Belmont, WA 6104

Carol Hanlon
Belmont BEC
TCF Resource Centre of WA
PO Box 370
Cloverdale. WA 6985
Phone 61 8 9479 3777
Fax 61 8 94793888
Mobile 0417 963231
Email info@bbec.asn.au
Web www.bbec.asn.au
Web www.tcfwa.com

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News Update – April 2003

 

TCF Australia monthly newsletters deliver exclusive industry updates, and keep you informed of the latest events and news within the Textile Clothing and Footwear industry. Members of TCF Australia are welcome and encouraged to send in news to be considered for newsletter releases. For more info or to subscribe, kindly email us at info@tcfaustralia.com.

EXCLUSIVE FABRICS FROM FRANCE AVAILBLE IN PERTH AT REDUCED PRICES

Nicholas Murray from Destock USA will be showing these exclusive fabrics in Perth from 14th – 17th April.

No minimums, below normal cost price, fantasy woollens from Chanel, and evening fabrics from EDT, Saintys, Noavatop, Dutel and Foestyle. Natural Fibre EDT, Amarline, Romain. Email Nicolas Murray directly  nicholas.murray@tiscali.fr  to arrange an appointment in Perth received

RETAIL STAFF WANTED

Atlas Clothing are looking for retail sales staff  – Email Dee on Atlas Clothing or phone 92425880

MERCEDES AUSTRALIAN FASHION WEEK – MAY 5-8  view www.afw.com.au

TCF INTERNATIONAL – JUNE 3- 5  View www.threeshows.com this event will also be showing in Canada in November

WINNER ANNOUNCED FOR ASIA PACIFIC FASHION WEEK IN MALAYSIA

Damian Loizou from Earth Dreaming in the Northern Terrority has won the TCF WA opportunity of an all expenses paid trip to Malaysia to represent Australia as this exciitng event to profile fashion in tourism, culture and peace.  Further information on Damians swimwear label can be found at www.earthdreaming.com     WA Retailer or WA Agent enquiries welcome

MODELS REQUIRED FOR PHOTOSHOOT

Alf Sorbello from Photolation is searching for some new models for a photoshoot.  Please contact Alf directly on 0414 931 924 if interested

MILLINERY VIDEO / DVD LAUNCHED 

Want to learn how to make your own hats.  View www.torbanreiner.com or phone Waltraud Reiner  03 -9504 44 76

SMALL BUSINESS SMART BUSINESS TRAINING VOUCHERS Advance notice that once again we may be able to assist you with a $200 Training Voucher for any training of your choice to improve your business productivity.  Please register your interest with ena@bbec.asn.au and training must be approved by the Belmont BEC prior to commencement.

BELMONT BEC WORKSHOPS – 2003  DATES & TIMES can be found at www.bbec.asn.au/workshops2003.html

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY WORKSHOP – APRIL 23RD  6PM-8PM
Do you own your trading name in the marketplace?  just because you have a Business Name or Company Name does not protect you, many businesses DO NOT own their trademark which means someone else can own your name and you can  not stop them!  Mark Pullen from Watermark Patent and Trademark Attorneys will provide a 2  hour information session on trademarks, design designs and patents.  We have two complimentary tickets (valued $44 each) for the first persons to reply  in writing – why it is important to have a trademark and two 50% discount  tickets available.  Any person with a Trademark or IP query who is unable to  attend the workshop can also contact the speaker directly on
map@watermark.com.au for a complimentary consultation.  For bookings please  reply to workshops@bbec.asn.au or phone Shannon 0410748214 or Ena on 94793777

FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP – APRIL 14TH, 7PM-9PM
It does not matter how good your products or services are if you do not have a basic understanding of financial management  your business will not survive.  Accountant Paul McEvedy will step you through this maze of information.  Bookings essential.

MARKETING TODAY WORKSHOP – APRIL 16TH, 9AM-5PM
Marketing isn’t just about selling, it is about creating an awareness of  your product or service to YOUR target market.  Develop your marketing strategies and create your Product, Pricing and Promotional Plans as part of your  Marketing Plan.  Full Day workshop.  We have one complimentary ticket (value $137.50) and one half price ticket to the first person who replies why their business needs a marketing plan.  For bookings please reply to workshops@bbec.asn.au or phone Shannon 0410748214 or Ena 94793777

TRADESTART INFORMATION SESSION – APRIL 14, 10AM-11AM
Complimentary information session for small and medium size businesses to develop their overseas business and make their first export sale.  Belmont BEC is a first point resource for you to make an application for assistance under this new initiative supported by SBDC and Austrade this program offers a great range of free services.  Bookings Essential email ena@bbec.asn.au or phone 94793777

EXPORT MENTOR

Clem Rogers, Belmont BEC’s  Export Mentor is available every Monday 9am -1pm for export mentoring.  This is a complimentary service to Belmont BEC clients to assist you with practical and ‘hands on’ assistance directly in
completing export application forms and for all businesses planning to grow through exporting.  Bookings are essential, email ena@bbec.asn.au or phone 94793777

EXPORT WORKSHOP – APRIL 17, 12 – 2PM
Jack Segal will take you through our Exporting Workshop, with topics that cover international trade finance, documentation, insurance, freight, customs issues and government support programs.  Two complimentary tickets available (value $44 each) and two 50% discounts available to the first persons who reply on why exporting is valuable to their business.  For bookings please reply to workshops@bbec.asn.au or phone Shannon 0410748214
or Ena 94793777

PRICING & COSTING WORKSHOP – APRIL 22, 6PM-8PM
Do you understand how crucial the accuracy of costing is to your business survival? Accountant Paul McEvedy will help you get a grip on the terms and concepts involved and run you through the basic steps to ensure you can
correctly price and cost your products.  Cost $44 per person, Bookings essential.

GROWING YOUR HOME BASED BUSINESS – APRIL 22, 3PM-5PM
Is your business in a rut, can’t move out of the 24/7 grind, not making enough income for your time contribution.  Carol Hanlon will take you through goal setting and the important checklist of topics  to help you take a fresh look at your existing home based business.  Booking essential and this workshop is complimentary to Belmont BEC clients, email ena@bbec.asn.au

UNDERSTANDING CREDIT MANAGEMENT – APRIL 28, 6pm-8PM
Do you have a credit management policy?  do you know how to collect overdue monies?  do you have credit application on all your customers who require credit? do you know how to check out your new clients credit rating?  Lawyer
and Accountant Paul McEvedy will give you a back to basics look at Understanding Credit Management.  $44 per person. For bookings please reply to workshops@bbec.asn.au or phone Shannon 0410748214 or Ena 94793777

HOW TO START A NEW FASHION LABEL – APRIL 23, 3PM – 5PM
Wishing to develop a new label, this workshop is the base starting point for all those with the desire to enter the exciting and innovative TCF industry. $44 per person. Carol Hanlon in conjunction with Ted Bytheway will take you through the 10 steps of research necessary for establishing your label. For bookings please reply to workshops@bbec.asn.au or phone Shannon 0410748214 or 94793777

TCF MENTOR
Ted Bytheway, TCF Mentor is available every Wednesday at the Belmont BEC from 11am to 4pm to assist you with manufacturing and tcf industry information.  This is a complimentary service to Belmont BEC clients and TCF
WA Members.  Bookings are essential, email ena@bbec.asn.au or phone 94793777

CUSTOMER FOCUS WORKSHOP – MAY 14TH, 9AM – 5PM
Wish to develop a customer service strategy for your business and staff? Do you understand why your customers react in different ways, like to enhance your skills in this full day workshop.  We have eight $55 vouchers to offer
the first small businesses who reply with the reason why customers are important to your business.  The workshop including a  manual and lunch is $137.50 less your  voucher.  For bookings please reply to workshops@bbec.asn.au or phone Shannon 0410748214 or Ena 94793777

IBIS BUSINESS FORECAST REPORTS
Belmont BEC clients can make an appointment to view these very valuable forecast reports on your particular industry sector.  These include projected future % increases and/or % decreases expected.  Bookings essential email ena@bbec.asn.au or phone Carol 94793777

BENCHMARKS INDUSTRY FINANCIAL REPORTS
Belmont BEC clients can make an appointment to view FMRC Benchmarks – Financial Profit & Loss reports for  over 80 market segments from across Australia. See how your business compares with the rest of your industry,
analyse key performance indicators. eg womens retail, hairdressers, bars, cafes etc.  Bookings essential email ena@bbec.asn.au or phone Carol  94793777

TENDERSEARCH

Are you aware that  Australian Wide tenders for your industry sector can be delivered directly to your computer,  visit www.tendersearch.com.au  to find out more how this service works or phone Tony Bailey 1800 335 054

MY BUSINESS MAGAZINE
Complimentary issues are available at the Belmont BEC – Valued at $5.45 please call in and collect your free copy.

AFT NEWS DIGEST

Remember if you wish to view any of the TCF Australian and international news stories listed below you need to log onto the AFT web sites www.textileb2bcentral.com and www.apparelb2bcentral.com  It is very important to keep up to date with the new trends in intelligent textiles and smart fibres emerging.

 

Regards

Carol & the Team

TCF WA

Belmont BEC

 

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News Update – March 2003

 

TCF Australia monthly newsletters deliver exclusive industry updates, and keep you informed of the latest events and news within the Textile Clothing and Footwear industry. Members of TCF Australia are welcome and encouraged to send in news to be considered for newsletter releases. For more info or to subscribe, kindly email us at info@tcfaustralia.com.

TCF FRIDAY – MARCH 7TH – FERRARA BAR, 67 MILLIGAN STREET, PERTH 6PM-8PM
We have a busy lineup this month with some great speakers and new designers
to view at our monthly industry networking event.  Remember we have a new
venue and entry is free to TCFWA members and $5 entry for non members and
guests.  Last months TCF event and young designer Viechi can be viewed at
www.stylewest.tv/News/TCFWA/feb_03/
Please advise ena if you are attending on March 7th Email ena@bbec.asn.au or
phone 94793777

MARCH 7TH – GUEST SPEAKERS INCLUDE:
Professor Ted Snell, Chairman Premiers Fashion Industry Taskforce – will
give an update on the taskforce and it’s activities
Ted Bytheway – to continue his ‘flinders lane’ fashion history overview
covering the years 1946-1951
Sheree Dornan – will display her textile designs and share her experiences
in international textile design
Linda Graham, Accredited Colour Therapist – will give an outline on her work
with colour
Trica Todd – will outline her plans for a fashion show at  Dowerin Field
Day – which attracts over 50,000 people
Michael Hanlon, Gloss Media – will distribute information on our
designedge – TCF Australia Uncovered  trade exhibition, being staged Sept
23th-25th and will take queries on the Buyers Invitation program and also
how to book an exhibition stand at this exciting inaugural event for Western
Australia.
MARCH 7TH – EMERGING DESIGNERS SHOWING AT TCF FRIDAY INCLUDE:
Craig Coetsce with his label ‘SEVN’ showing contemporary/trend daywear for
men/women.
Contact details  sevn77@msn.com mobile 0401 090 173  – if you would like
further details on this label
Lucy is showing her original one-off garments in contemporary daywear under
her  ‘LOOSE DESIGNS’ label
Contact details are loosedesigns@yahoo.com  mobile 0413 512 730 – if you
would like further details on this label

PUBLIC FORUM – WA DESIGNER FASHION INDUSTRY – MARCH 5TH, 140 ROYAL ST, EAST
PERTH – 6PM
It is vital you attend to share your views on the growth and development of
the industry, for bookings phone 92229164
or view www.premier.wa.gov.au/fashionindustrytaskforce
If you are involved in the wa fashion industry and wish to participate in
the industry survey please contact the Premiers Department Phone 9222 9164
for a survey form to be posted to you.

REPRESENT AUSTRALIA AT ASIA PACIFIC FASHION WEEK IN MALYASIA – JUNE –
NOMINATIONS CLOSE MARCH 3RD
TCF WA has been offered a fantastic opportunity for a young designer to
showcase their work and participate in this inaugural event. All expenses
paid trip, airfare, accommodation, food and ground transport.  Email your
proposal directly to Carol by March 3rd  info@tcfwa.com

FREE ACCESS TO TECHNOLOGY ADVICE
A new service ‘Industry Techlink’  will give small and medium sized business
access to free technology advice through a hotline phone service (1800 111
485), an interactive website (www.industrytechlink.com.au) and an e-mail
service enquiries@industrytechlink.com.au  Example:  a company using a
manual cutting process in the leather industry may want to
make use of the latest laser technology to automate the process. Industry
Techlink may help be able to help with advice.

EXPORT MENTORS AT THE BELMONT BEC / TCF WA
Belmont BEC now has two business mentors join its ranks who have extensive
expertise in export access networks and in particular the UK markets.  Clem
Rogers and Todd Hill are available for mentor appointments at the Belmont
BEC on Mondays
and Wednesdays from 9am – 1.30pm.  They are also able to assist with export
matching in the UK. Bookings are essential and this service is complimentary
to Belmont BEC clients & TCF WA members.

MANUFACTURING MENTOR AT BELMONT BEC / TCFWA
Belmont BEC has also the expertise of Mentor Ted Bytheway who has very
extensive experience in pattern making and production techniques.  Ted is
available Wednesdays and Fridays from 11am to 4pm for Mentor appointments,
Bookings are essential and this service is complimentary to Belmont BEC
clients & TCF WA members

Looking forward to seeing you all at TCF Friday and you are welcome to
forward this email to anyone else you think may be interested in the topics
above.

Regards

Carol & the Team
TCF WA
Belmont BEC

NOTE OUR NEW STREET ADDRESS
7 Fairbrother Street
Belmont, WA 6104

Belmont BEC
TCF Resource Centre of WA
PO Box 370
Cloverdale. WA 6985
Phone 61 8 9479 3777
Fax 61 8 94793888
Mobile 0417 963231
Email info@bbec.asn.au
Web www.bbec.asn.au
Web www.tcfwa.com

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News Update – February 2003

 

TCF Australia monthly newsletters deliver exclusive industry updates, and keep you informed of the latest events and news within the Textile Clothing and Footwear industry. Members of TCF Australia are welcome and encouraged to send in news to be considered for newsletter releases. For more info or to subscribe, kindly email us at info@tcfaustralia.com.

HAPPY NEW YEAR OF THE GOAT
This is a year where creative people will shine and fashion will attract new followers!

TCF FRIDAY HAS A NEW VENUE
We have moved TCF Friday to The Ferrara Bar, 67 Milligan Street, Perth (just near Fast Eddy’s) this will be a private function room so please come along and enjoy industry networking, you are welcome to invite others along (event details attached)

Our interesting Guest Speaker this month will be Ted Bytheway, with his topic ‘Sizing’. Ted a veteran of the ragtrade (ex Flinders Lane) Ted used to have his own label St Clair and also assisted industry icons Norma Tullo, Prue Acton and Anthea Crawford. Ted is joining TCF WA as a Mentor and will be available for those wishing to access his services by appointment specialising in production techniques, especially those having problems dealing with wovens in production and sizing.

We will also being having a Guest Speaker on finding finance or managing your cash flow when your business is starting out or growing.

Our emerging designer showing this month will be VECHI, James Trong with his exciting club wear. Viechi was the featured designer at the Vietnamese New Year Celebrations and 18 year old James is certainly an emerging designer to watch for in the future. Please ring Ena 94793777 or email to let us know you are coming along events@bbec.asn.au

SPONSORSHIP AVAILABLE – FASHION EXPOSED, MELB, MARCH 16-18, 2003
TRADE EXHIBITION FOR MENS, WOMENS, CHILDRENS & HOMEWARES
We have two places still available in our group exhibition stand, please ring Ena to get further information sent out to you in regards sponsorship available

FASHION MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE – DEMO DISCS
We have two complimentary demo/trial disks to give away at TCF Friday on Accounting for your Fashion Business from Dant Fashion Software. We will also have a copy in the TCF WA Library, so you are welcome to call by and have a look at how this innovative business management program operates.

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
Jo La Pedalina (ex Bentley TAFE) is looking for either patternmaking/design/production assistant work ph 0407701168
Liz Kuehne, RMIT fashion student looking for work experience or paid employment in a Perth workroom ph. 9386 3341

MANDURAH CLOTHES LIBRARY ARE LOOKING FOR GARMENT DONATIONS
If you have samples/seconds clothing suitable for Job Interviews – Mission Australia are establishing a Clothes Library in Mandurah region, contact Jody Goddard Phone 0414 354710 or Email GoddardJ@Mission.com.au if you can help at all.
BUDGET FABRIC REQUIRED BY MINISTRY OF JUSTICE
If you have 100-200metres to sell each month (1500metres per year) of budget sheeting approx 1.85m wide (prefer green) contact Joe Robertson Tel: 92641298 or email joe.robertson@justice.wa.gov.au

UPDATE ON TCF TRADE EXPO, PERTH, SEPTEMBER 2003
Soon to be announced the exciting plans for the TCF Trade Expo planned for September, Michael Hanlon from Gloss Media / Perth Fashion Festival will update you on the progress at this weeks TCF Friday.

PREMIER’S FASHION INDUSTRY TASKFORCE
We also may have available of Friday copies of the Fashion Industry Taskforce Questionnaire that the WA Fashion Industry is being invited to complete to provide feedback to the government and we welcome your involvement and participation.

CLOTHING RETAILER PROFIT & LOSS BENCHMARKS
We have access to the current P/L financial benchmarks for clothing retailers from across Australia if you would like to make an appointment to view this information and also the IBIS Forecast Reports for Clothing Manufacturers and Clothing Retailers.

BELMONT BEC & TCF Resource Centre of WA ARE MOVING PREMISES
Our new address will be 7 Fairbrother Street, Belmont, same phone, fax numbers and postal address

You are welcome to forward this email to any other interested persons that you think would be interested.

Look forward to seeing you all this Friday at 6pm at Ferrara Bar, 67 Milligan Street, Perth

Regards

Carol & the Team
TCF Resource Centre of WA
Belmont BEC

PO Box 370
Cloverdale. WA 6985
Phone 61 8 9479 3777
Fax 61 8 94793888
Mobile 0417 963231
Email info@bbec.asn.au
Web www.bbec.asn.au
Web www.tcfwa.com