WCEF 2019 Side Event: Building a sustainable textile sector – Solutions to develop circularity

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This event is organised by the Embassy of the Kingdom of The Netherlands and Finnish Textile & Fashion. Aim of the event is to help the formation of new circular business partnerships between Finnish and Dutch companies. Come and have a listen to the Dutch and Finnish textile sector innovations and find companies presenting their best cases or new business partnerships to tackle the challenges of circular economy. After short pitching session participants have a chance to one-on-one conversations and networking.

The event is an official side event of World Circular Economy Forum and aimed for companies who are already working or are interested about the circular economy of textiles.

Time: Wednesday 5th June 2019 at 10.00 – 12.00
Allas Sea Pool, Katajanokanlaituri 2a, 00160 Helsinki
How to join: Companies are able to participate in the event to present their solution in the expo area or to hear about the solutions and look new partnerships. Please fill how you would like to participate in the event on the registration form. Maximum number of participants is 50.
Registration: Fill in the registration form here.
Deadline for registration is 26th of May.

Preliminary program:

9.30 Doors open and coffee available

10.00 Opening of the event

10.15 Case examples from Dutch and Finnish companies, who present their circular solutions for textile sector (speakers TBC)

11.00 Start of networking – companies have possibility to present themselves at the expo area

12.00 End of the event

More information:
Satumaija Mäki, Sustainability & Circular Economy Advisor, Finnish Textile & Fashion, satumaija.maki@stjm.fi or tel. +358 40 752 8537

Santtu Palokangas, Circular Economy Project Officer,the Embassy of the Kingdom of The Netherlands, santtu.palokangas@minbuza.nl or +358 40 770 7473

Venla Virkamäki, Policy Officer for Trade & Innovation, the Embassy of the Kingdom of The Netherlands, venla.virkamaki@minbuza.nl or +358 9 228 920