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July 26, 2017 - July 29, 2017
Outdoor Retailer Summer Market Tradeshow
Salt Palace Convention Center, Salt Lake City, UT

Outdoor Retailer Summer Market is committed to delivering the widest and most comprehensive outdoor buyer demographic that has open-to-buy and a passion for the outdoors. Summer Market is the largest outdoor sports show of its kind, and caters to a specialty audience. Not just technical innovations and outdoor sports apparel, Outdoor Retailer Summer Market takes pride in the outdoor conference offerings – providing education to retailers, reps and manufacturers to improve business.

July 19, 2017 - July 19, 2017
Trust, Verify, Repeat: A Traceability Seminar
Chicago, IL

The Traceability Seminar is presented in conjunction with AAFA's Environmental Committee meeting and Social Responsibility Committee meeting. The seminar is open to the industry.

July 26, 2017 - July 26, 2017
Webinar: Licensing - Protecting Your Brand's Reputation

This webinar will share best practices and address how licensors and licensees can use quality control and monitoring to protect their brand.

Licensing can expose your brand to a high level of risk. During this informative webinar, TÜV Rheinland will share best practices to help ensure the quality and compliance of your brand’s licensed products. We will discuss licensor and licensee responsibilities and how monitoring and varying levels of control come into play when protecting your brand. Attendees will also learn how to protect consumers from potentially hazardous products that do not meet the quality and safety standards of the brand’s products.

Attendees will learn about:

  1. Licensor responsibilities
  2. Licensee responsibilities
  3. Licensing philosophy, monitoring, and best practices
July 18, 2017 - July 18, 2017
Environmental Committee Summer 2017 Meeting
Chicago, IL
The Committee discusses sustainability issues facing the industry and develops innovative solutions to meet those challenges.

AAFA's Environmental Committee will meet on Tuesday, July 18, 2017 in Chicago, IL at the offices of Baker & McKenzie LLP,  to discuss the latest environmental and sustainability issues facing the apparel and footwear industry.

July 20, 2017 - July 20, 2017
Social Responsibility Committee Summer 2017 Meeting
Chicago, IL
The Committee discusses CSR issues and develops tools, policies, and best practices to help companies address those challenges.

AAFA's Social Responsibility Committee will meet on Thursday, July 20, 2017 in Chicago, IL at the offices of Baker & McKenzie LLP, to discuss the latest social compliance issues facing the apparel and footwear industry.