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For CFE businesses only, 30-31 May 2018

Manufacturing pitfalls for startups, how to avoid costly mistakes and how to calculate your manufacturing budget that fits within your business plan budget. 


How to take Part? 

You must be a business supported by CFE. To learn more check CFE official website 


STAND B4 @ MIB LIVE by Make It British

The Old Truman Brewery, London 23-24 May 2018

£5+VAT via organiser's official website OR free VIP if you sign up to our monthly newsletter

Make it British LIVE (formerly Meet the Manufacturer) is the only trade show where you can find everything you need to develop a completely British-made product. With over 200 exhibitors and free admission to informative seminars and workshops, it’s THE show to attend if you manufacture in the UK. Brought to you by Make it British, the campaign for UK manufacturing, this unique trade show is the only sourcing event specifically for UK manufacturers of clothing, textiles, fashion accessories, homewares and leather goods.


LIVE on Make it British Facebook Page, 3 April 2018

As a proud member of the Make It British ️organisation, we are happy to announce that we will be doing a LIVE Facebook video with Kate Hill to answer ALL your questions about manufacturing clothes in the UK.


How to take Part? 

Like our Facebook page, like the Make it British Facebook page and turn on post notifications to get notified when we go live. Watch us from wherever you are! All you need to have is access to the internet and about 15-20 minutes of free time on Tuesday the 13th March 2018 at 1 pm. See you there!


Do I pay to take part? 

No. This event is FREE and is accessible to all. 


One Marylebone, London 14-15th March 2017


Meet textile manufacturers and wholesalers along with agents of high-end fabrics from all around the globe. The Textile Forum will run alongside Centre For Fashion Enterprise trade show of high-end manufacturers. Sign up for our newsletter to receive registration link for the free entry. Exact details of the event will be published in our monthly newsletter in early 2018.

Event Speaker @ 'HOW TO BULD A MADE IN BRITAIN BRAND' FORUM by Make It British

Mancheter Fashion Institute, Manchester 2 November 2017

From £15 on the organiser's official website

Why attend? You will learn: 

  • How to understand the product lifecycle when making in the U.K.

  • What to look for in a factory partner and what questions to ask when meeting a new supplier

  • The most common manufacturing pitfalls and how to avoid them

  • The best ways to negotiate with a factory

  • How to promote your British-made brand

  • The best ways to approach buyers to get your product in their stores

12:15 - Session 4 – Ask the Experts – Manufacturing Q&A  

Chair – Kate Hills, Make it British Mike Stoll, Private White V.C. Denise Pearson, Deni-Deni, Tanya Dimitrova Sampling and Production

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