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4.     Trade associations and Government-sponsored bodies

 

·          Spain (note: virtually all in Spanish)

 

o          Trade associations

 

§       Consejo Intertextil Español: Spanish Council for Textiles

 

§       Federación Española de la Confección, The Spanish Federation of Apparel

 

§       Federación de Industrias Textiles y de la Confección de Aragón 

 

§       Gremio de Industrias de la Confección de Barcelona

 

§       Asociación textil de Galicia

 

§       ACOTEX, Asociación del Comercio Textil de la Comunidad de Madrid

 

§       Asociación de Empresarios Textiles de la Comunidad Valenciana 

 

§       Asociación de Creadores de Moda de España, The Spanish Fashion Designers Association

 

§       Instituto Tecnológico Textil (Institute of Textile Technology; also virtual trade fair and other information at Textil@org)

 

 

 

o          Government support and Agencies

 

§         Centro de Información Textil y de la Confección, Ministry of the Industry

 

§       “Plan Global de la Moda” (Fashion industry development plan, integrating actions by several Ministries; also support to academic research via PROFIT grant programme)

 

1.    Presentation

2.    Summary of actions developed 

 

·          National trade associations, other countries

·          France

 

§         Federation Française de la Couture

§       Union of Textiles Industries, France

 

·          Italy

 

§         Altagamma (Italian association of luxury-driven companies in fashion, design, food)  

§       CNA Federmoda, Italy

§       FISMO: Federazione Italiana Settore Moda

§       Sistema Moda, Associazione Italiana delle Industrie della Filiera Tessile Abbigliamento

·          Other

 

§         London Fashion Forum

§       American Apparel Manufacturers Association

·          Pan-European

·          Euratex, the European Apparel and Textile Organisation

o          Coordinator de The European Textile and Clothing Research Network (TERESA)

·          Fashion Industry Network Europe

·          L'Observatoire Européen du Textile et de l'Habillement

 

·          Overview of the activities of the European Commission in the fashion industry:   Especial Moda  (Special Issue on Fashion), Spanish Ministry for Science and Technology (in Spanish)

 

·          Asociación de Colectividades Textiles Europeas  (ACTE – European Textile Collectivities Association)

·          International

·          The Luxury Marketing Council  (USA and France)

·          International Textile and Apparel Association  

 

·          Design Management Institute