Sourcing From the Americas: Our Position

At the AAPN, we believe that doing business in the USA and the Americas is easier, faster, safer, and
just plain better. Sure, if you want to source huge quantities; and you know what will sell way in
advance; and you are not worried about flexibility; and you just want cheap; then there are plenty of
mega-factories in the world that will take your orders. But if you are looking for a more flexible
sourcing model, one that better aligns with today’s fickle, hyper-connected, want-it-my-way-consumer,
then you need to look to the Americas. Here’s why:

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AAPN Online Fireside Chats 

Mission -  Sharing stories from successful leaders who together have built the world class, 21st Century textile/apparel supply chain in the Western Hemisphere. Stories will draw from hundreds of networked executives who have interacted over many years to raise their collective 'Apparel IQ'

November 19 @ 11 EST - Post U.S. Election:  Moving Forward Beyond 2020 CLICK TO REGISTER

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October 15 - 30, 2020
Innovate Textile & Apparel Virtual Trade Show
will reconnect innovation in the textile & apparel industry this October. Don’t miss the opportunity to connect and demonstrate your products with potential customers from around the world. Click here to find out more ... and contact AAPN directly for a member discount for exhibitors.

AAPN is a proud Partner 

Sourcing at MAGIC

September 15 - December 15, 2020

SOURCING at MAGIC Online will give sourcing experts access to our established international community of global manufacturers, suppliers, and service providers, digitally. Attendees will be able to browse the digital marketplace through various search filter options in an easy-to-use platform designed with the fashion sourcing and supply chain professional in mindLearn more....

  AAPN Sustaining Partners

We want to say THANK YOU to our industry partners who supported AAPN events and initiatives in 2019. 

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