Wednesday, February 19th, 2014

~~TCF Australia ‘ASK AN EXPERT’ Energy Efficiency Forums, Seminars & Mentoring sessions will feature at this year’s Melbourne FASHION EXPOSED, Australian Shoe Fair, Bags & Accessories Trade Exhibitions from February 22nd to February 24th 2014. 

There will be 3 days of continuous FREE seminars and mentoring provided to fashion and creative businesses at FASHION EXPOSED, for businesses to learn about energy efficiency and sustainability to improve their understanding of energy use in their entire TCF supply chain. The event will be hosted by Carol Hanlon, TCF Australia and Craig Benporath, GreenHouse International together with the TCF Australia Green 'Ask an Expert' Advisors who will be in attendance
• Craig Benporath, GreenHouse International - will cover a wide range of energy efficiency topics including  Lighting, Air-conditioning, Office Equipment, Measuring & Monitoring Energy Usage
• Udayan Bhanot, iEnergytech – understanding solar & commercial leasing of solar in your business premises.
• Les Napper, GreenBizCheck –  tips on saving energy use in your business & SME accreditation
• Carol Hanlon, TCFAustralia – Energy Use in your TCF Supply Chain
• Kate Barry, Testex Swiss Textile Testing -  STeP & OekoTEX Certification
• Sustainable Sourcing -  Hong Kong Trade Development Council
Carol Hanlon, Manager of the TCF Australia ‘Ask an Expert’ Forum program said, “In addition to the TCF Energy Forums, seminars and mentoring conducted over 3 days at Stand 1250, I will also be a featured Guest Speaker at the Fashion Exposed Business Seminars, Stage 2 on ‘TCF Australia: energy efficient opportunities to save costs in your business´ on Saturday 3pm and also present ‘TCF Global Opportunities for designers and retailers’ on Stage 2, Sunday 4pm.”
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Event Details: 
FASHION EXPOSED, Melbourne Exhibition Centre
Stand 1250
Energy Mentors will be available to assist attendee’s one-one after each presentation.

Dates:  February 22nd – 24th
SAT 22 AUG: 9AM - 6PM
SUN 23 AUG:  9AM - 6PM
MON 24 AUG:  9AM - 3PM

The forums will enable attendees to meet energy experts, gain tips on low or no-cost initiatives to reduce their business energy costs, discover opportunities in energy innovation and gain insights into sustainable energy efficient green supply chains.  

Attendees will receive vouchers for additional FREE Mentoring with an Energy Business Advisor to use at a later time to work one on one with small business to deal with their specific issues to reduce energy costs with all session attendees go into daily prize draws.

The TCF Australia ONLINE Training & Mentoring project received funding from the Department of Industry as part of the Energy Efficiency Information Grants Program. The Project is also supported by the Textile Clothing Footwear Resource Centre of Western Australia Inc. (TCFWA), Belmont Business Enterprise Centre Inc. (BEC), BPW WA, Clearly Business, sponsors, supporters and volunteers.

Contact Profile

TCF Australia

The Textile,Clothing and Footwear Resource Centre of Western Australia Inc (TCF Australia) 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, TCF Australia aims at networking to maintain and establish key partnerships for the national TCF industry.

The TCF Australia ‘ONLINE' Energy Efficiency Training & Mentoring Project received funding from the Department of Resources, Energy and Tourism as part of the Energy Efficiency Information Grants Program.

Carol Hanlon
P: 0417963231


TCF Australia ONLINE ENERGY EFFICIENCY Training & Mentoring Project, Fashion Exposed



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