Networking for Textile Manufacturers

  • Date
  • Time -
  • Location Friars Mill, Leicester

This event has been postponed. If you would like more information or to be updated on the future SING events then please email

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Find out about how to manage modern slavery in your business and supply chain, as well as some practical advice on how your business might benefit from being part of the circular economy.  You will also get the chance to hear about funding and support from The iNet.

This event aims to reach out to businesses withing the Textiles Manufacturing sector - a sector which covers a diverse range of businesses many of which are technologically advanced and can benefit from new innovations.


  • Registration, networking and light breakfast
  • Welcome from East Midlands Chamber
  • Managing Modern Slavery risk - how to identify and manage modern slavery risk in your business and supply chain, and how to comply with the legal requirement to publish a modern slavery statement - Jessica Brickley, Professional Support Lawyer, Freeths LLP
  • Circular Economy Business Models - looking specifically at the Textile Manufacturing sector - Dr. Alok Choudhary, Reader in Supply Chain Management, School of Business and Economics, Loughborough University
  • Innovation & Funding Support from The iNet - Dr Georgette Hall, Innovation Advisor

To book your place:

Please see the East Midlands Chamber website for more details

East Midlands Chamber is delivering this event on behalf of the Smart Innovation and Networking for Growth (SING) project. This project is part-funded through ERDF and delivered by the iNet through Loughborough University.  SING will make it easier for SMEs to accelerate their development and implementation of new products, processes and services, as well as working with UK research institutes.