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Fashion Futures: A Sustainable Fashion Career & Networking Fair

Join Threading Change, Fashion Revolution, and CEP Vancouver for an evening of learning, connecting, and finding your career path in sustainable fashion!

Fashion Futures: A Sustainable Fashion Career & Networking Fair
Fashion Futures: A Sustainable Fashion Career & Networking Fair

Date & Location

Apr 26, 2023, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. PDT

312 Main, 312 Main St, Vancouver, BC V6A 2T2, Canada

About The Event

Join Threading Change, Fashion Revolution, and CEP Vancouver for an evening of learning, connecting, and finding your career path in sustainable fashion!

About the event

Threading Change is hosting a Sustainable Fashion Career, Knowledge, and Networking Fair in collaboration with Fashion Revolution and CEP Vancouver for Fashion Revolution Week 2023.

This event will bring together a mix of fashion brands, businesses, and non profit organizations (like Arc'teryx, Canopy, Oak + Fort ..... to name a few)  in a career fair/boothing style format to showcase the myriad of job and volunteer possibilities in sustainable apparel/textiles and circular economy ecosystem.

There will be opportunities to engage and talk to brand partners directly, as well as talk to fashion schools, career experts, non-profit organizations, and more. Join us for a chance to mingle and network with leading sustainable fashion brands and innovators and meet like-minded sustainability and impact professionals in Vancouver.

What to expect

The event will kick off at 6pm with all organization introductions. Attendees will then have the opportunity to interact with representatives from the organizations and receive job application tips from experts in a special resume/cover letter workshop. The last hour is then free for open networking. Light snacks will be served.

Event Hosts

  • Threading Change is a youth-led ethical fashion organization focused on addressing the systemic injustices and inequities that persist in the global fashion industry. They work at the interface of youth engagement and industry innovation to reduce industry emissions, support sustainable businesses, and grow a climate-resilient textile economy rooted in anti-racism, reconciliation, and justice.
  • Fashion Revolution is the world’s largest fashion activism non-profit. They focus on research, education and advocacy to influence change in culture, industry, and policy. with the global HQ in the UK, they have regional teams all over the globe. 2023 marks Fashion Revolution's 10th anniversary. The organization founded in the wake of the Rana Plaza disaster in 2013.
  • CEP Vancouver is a non-profit, volunteer-led organization dedicated to creating connection, inspiration and education for Vancouver's young and emerging sustainability and impact professionals.

Venue Accessibility The entrance to the venue is off Cordova street by the alley. 312 Main is accessible by several bus lines. TransLink’s Trip Planner will help you to find your way to our building. There is no on-site parking, however there are several parking lots in the area. If you are cycling, you are welcome to park your bike inside on the ground floor in the ‘Guest Bike Parking’ area.  Territory acknowledgment This event is taking place on the ancestral and unceded territories of the Squamish (Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Úxwumixw), Tsleil-Waututh (səl̓ilw̓ətaʔɬ) and Musqueam (xʷməθkʷəy̓əm) Nations, who have resided on and stewarded the life and waters of these lands since time immemorial. 

Tickets

Tickets can be purchased on Threading Change's Eventbrite page. A $10 per person donation is kindly requested to cover the costs of putting on the event, however there is also a pay what you can option for those facing financial barriers to participation. All proceeds will go towards organizing this and future events

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