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 COVID -19 Response


Recap of AAPN's Sourcing Center Reponses

Sunday, March 22nd, AAPN activated an industry bulletin board called the Sourcing Center for the textile/apparel industry to respond to the specific needs of this terrible pandemic.  Anyone interested in participating can login to the Sourcing Center and post their needs/capabilities for others to read and respond to.  One month later there are 631 posts from 3, 631 users plus over 17,000 views and it's not slowing down.

For instructions on how to log in please email Sue Strickland or Mike Todaro.


AAPN Events

Carolina Mill Tour
September 28 - October 2

Charlotte Regional | September 30

Apparel Summit of the Americas
December 1 - 3 | El Salvador

2021 pro:Americas Annual Conference

May 2 - 4 | Mandarin Oriental | Miami


AAPN Job Board

Through June 30, 2020, we're offering the ability to post jobs to our board at no charge using the code TOGETHER2020 to show support for our community.