International Apparel Federation
Mariette Hoitink, CEO of HTNK & Co-founder House of Denim, spoke at the 30th IAF World Fashion convention. She presented ‘House of Denim as an example a hub/cluster for the worldwide denim industry’ together with ‘the Godfather of denim’ Adriano Goldschmied, founder and Creative Director GoldSign, who shared his insights on ‘Innovation & Future of Denim’.
The IAF (International Apparel Federation) is the international organization that seeks to develop business contacts to promote the exchange of knowledge and dialogue among stakeholders, businesses and people of the Fashion System, Textile and Apparel sector. The Federation currently has members from nearly 60 countries representing more than 200,000 companies.
The IAF aims to improve business practices, promote the international image of the textile and apparel sector and the use of technology within the sector. Also to promote innovation and creativity, to strengthen the textile trade around the world and with that the welfare and progress of communities through the positive impact of the business sector in their environment.