The guests have all had their sponsorship approved by TCFWA, the Government of Western Australia (Korea Office), The Province of Gyeongsangbuk-do ‘Preview in Daegu’. The Province of Gyeongsangbu-do has a state level agreement with Western Australia for mutual exchange and cooperation.
Carol Hanlon, CEO of TCFWA & TCF Global said, “It is wonderful that we have been able to secure funding for so many West Australian fashion industry professionals to attend this prestigious textile fair in Korea. For those W.A. firms that cannot be there, TCFWA will be able to source textiles, so we encourage designers to contact us”.
The lucky W.A. participants at the event include:
Zuhal Kuvan-Mills - Atelier Zuhl
Betty Tran - Betty Sugar
Jonte Pike - Jonte
Ebony Harding - Little Gracie
Petra Vanessie - Petra Vanessie
Jill Yates - Jill Yates
Margaret Sylvester - Silverstar Design
Lenny Wijaya - Vers Boutique
Iskandar Judodihardjo - Zip Group
Carol Hanlon - TCF Global
Clarisse Reynoso - TCFWA
Carol Hanlon said, “The participants will have the chance to market their products to global buyers, gain market insight and unique textile source for their designs, access diverse events including the international textile symposium, network with industry people and have the chance to visit the major textile companies in Korea. The opportunity included airfare, accommodation and exhibition space.”
Textile, Clothing Footwear Resource Centre of WA Inc.
The Textile, Clothing and Footwear Resource Centre of Western Australia Inc (TCFWA) is a not-for-profit national support centre for the Textile, Clothing Footwear and Leather industry providing support and specialised resources, services and training. From its head quarters in Belmont, WA, TCFWA aims at networking to maintain and establish key partnerships for the national TCF industry.
Sponsorship has been approved by TCFWA, the Government of Western Australia (Korea Office), The Province of Gyeongsangbuk-do ‘Preview in Daegu’.