Make it British
This unique trade show prides itself on being the only sourcing event exclusively showcasing British manufacturers and producers. It was set up by founder Kate Hills to encourage more people to buy British and make in the UK.
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The Made in Britain Organisation
This organisation aims to bring together the entire manufacturing community in Britain, united with the use of their registered collective mark, so their business can benefit in sales, marketing, exports and PR. They are a diverse group of successful manufacturers making everything from Kitchen Roll to Wind Turbines, Vans to Shoes, Coffee Machines to Bio Beans.
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The Ethical Fashion Forum
The Ethical Fashion Forum was founded in 2006 as a collaborative movement to transform social and environmental standards in the fashion industry. From May 2018, the Ethical Fashion Forum supports its global network through the Common Objective platform.
The Ethical Fashion Forum supports and promote sustainable practices; facilitates collaboration; raises awareness; and provides the tools and resources needed to reduce poverty, reduce environmental damage and raise standards in the fashion industry.
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Fashion Association of Britain
Dedicated to the independent fashion retail industry, the Fashion Association of Britain connects you to an eclectic mix of businesses from ground-breaking start-ups to knowledgeable family-owned businesses. Through study tours, behind-the-scenes shop visits and exhibitions, you’ll absorb expertise, share successes and failures and build on the strength of your business. Since 1899, the Fashion Association of Britain supports the industry and are proud to be able to offer business services to save you time and money from the British Independent Retailers Association as part of membership.
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The Vegan Society
The Vegan Society was founded in November 1944. The aim of the organisation is to work towards a world in which humans do not exploit other animals. They are determined to promote vegan lifestyles for the benefit of people, other animals and the environment.
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The Soil Association
The Soil Association is the UK’s largest certification body, with over 70 years of experience in organic farming. They cater to any size of business, from large-scale arable to direct-sales horticulture, and also offer some of the best deals to those entering conversion.
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The British Independent Retailer’s association
For 117 years, Bira have been in the corner of independent retailers from all kinds of industries. From free legal advice to preferential card rates, business banking to specialist insurance, and mobile marketing to music – Bira’s services are designed to work around you.
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CO are dedicated to support fashion people to do business better. In their words, “Better for people, better for the planet, and better for profits. That’s our Common Objective – and we’ve created the CO platform to achieve it”.
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