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A global network for professional clothing
We bring together organisations, experts and individuals from across the industry to create a platform through which we provide business opportunities, professional guidance and strategic support.
Representing design-led uniforms, functional workwear and lifesaving PPE.
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PCIAW® Webinars: Addressing challenges our industry faces in an ever-changing world
Each webinar features a panel of industry related specialists and guest speakers. You can check the archive of previous webinars and watch video playbacks below.
PCIAW® Webinars
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PCIAW® Awards: Apply Now
Applications are now live. Please find the application index in the button below.
The PCIAW® Awards champions talent, innovation and best practices from across the professional clothing supply chain.
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Why Join The Professional Clothing Industry Association Worldwide?

We help our members discover new opportunities for their business by putting buyers in touch with suppliers, assisting the corporatewear, workwear and PPE supply chain.

PCIAW® is a unified voice which can represent the professional clothing industry to government

Increase brand awareness by reaching international markets on the PCIAW® platform

Accelerate innovation and growth via collaborative partnerships with fellow PCIAW® Trusted Members

We educate the supply chain on sustainable action plans to assist with your journey to net zero

Expand your industry contacts with networking opportunities at PCIAW® events

Achieve international recognition for innovation with our globally esteemed PCIAW® Awards


PCIAW® Summit, Exhibition & Awards 2023 7th – 9th November in Porto, Portugal.

7th November – Delegates can attend factory tours hosted by ANIVEC, the Portuguese association for clothing and apparel.

8th November – PCIAW® Summit Part 1 begins, followed by a networking lunch and the PCAIW® Exhibition.

9th November – The day begins with the PCIAW® Summit Part 2 and PCIAW® Exhibition, followed by the PCIAW® Awards which will consist of a full evening of networking and entertainment.

PCIAW® Summit

Educating on major challenges for the professional clothing industry. An international networking event for professional clothing, featuring esteemed speakers from around the world with best-in-class knowledge and expertise to impart.

PCIAW® Awards

Celebrating innovation and achievement of the professional clothing industry Hosting the professional clothing industry for a black-tie ceremony and three course gala dinner to recognise the talent of individuals and businesses around the world.


PCA VISION is the global student design competition that tasks the next generation of talent to design and create a stylish and functional outfit for a specific job role in the uniform, workwear, or PPE markets.

PCIAW® Publications


PCIAW® Summit, Exhibition and Awards goes to Portgual in 2023. Find out more in the link below.


Disocver Meryl Fabrics®‘s range of sustainable, circular textiles ready to solve large environmental problems.

Circular Textiles Report

This first of its kind report will inform of the current and emerging recycling technologies.

PCIAW® Buyers' Guide

Written by Mr. Charles Conway,  three decades in the industry, produced by PCIAW®, is a must-have.

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