On 7-9 November 2023, it will be the first time the annual Professional Clothing Industry Association Worldwide (PCIAW®) event is being hosted in Portugal and will be located at the award-winning venue – Alfandega Congress Centre, Porto, Portugal – on the bank of the iconic Douro River.
Early-bird PCIAW® Summit & Exhibition Tickets will cease to be available from the 11th of August, so to attend the prestigious international professional clothing event at reduced rates book now. Attendees of the Summit will also have the opportunity to book their free place for the factory tours on the 7th of November where delegates can learn more about nearshoring solutions in Portugal.
The PCIAW® Summit 2023 brings together professionals across the uniform, workwear and PPE supply chain for two days of insights from industry experts, seminars, and panels centred around the theme “The New Trajectory of Professional Clothing.” Speakers from organisations like ETSA, EURATEX and more will share perspectives on the future of new ESG-focused legislation, circularity & sustainability, revolutionary digital technologies, and innovation in the global professional clothing industry.
The Summit will be followed by the PCIAW® Exhibition from November 8-9, spotlighting innovations in digital manufacturing, breakthroughs in textile sustainability, leading uniform designers, premium North African manufacturing partners and more.
Sponsors helping make the 2023 Summit, Exhibition & Awards possible include Premier Sponsor Carrington Textiles, Key Sponsor ANIVEC, Headline Sponsor Milliken & Company, Westex: A Milliken Brand, plus Bodi.Me, Gresham Blake and Stuncroft.
Organised annually by the PCIAW®, the Summit, Exhibition and Awards fosters education, collaboration and future growth for uniform, workwear and PPE supply chains globally.