Summit Conference Becomes Annual Event
Held in Austria, The Summit succeeded in bringing together the different sectors of the textile
industry, with fiber and finish suppliers to garment, footwear and equipment manufacturers in
attendance. Participants from 12 countries attended, including Hong Kong and the United
States.Attendees spanned the entire supply chain of the outdoor apparel industry, from chemical and
fiber manufacturers to the outdoor brands, said Joe Morelli, global research director, Nike.
Quality presentations encompassed information ranging from future sourcing models and the role of
e-commerce to partnerships in the value chain and protecting a brand. I would recommend attendance
for all key decision-makers throughout this supply chain.Sponsors of the three-day event included
ISPO, Vibram, So.te.co, Coolmax, Thermolite Base, Sanitized and Cambrelle. The venue and date for
The Summit 2001 will be announced soon.