The Textile Institute opens headquarters in Wuhan
The Textile Institute announced that it will set up its China headquarters in Wuhan.
The Textile Institute is a unique organization specializing in textiles, clothing and footwear. The institute has individual and corporate members in up to 80 countries. The membership covers all sectors and all disciplines in textiles, clothing, and footwear. The aim of the institute is to facilitate learning, to recognize achievement, to reward excellence, and to pass on information.
Stephanie Dick, Director of Operations and Membership at the Textile Institute, said that the institute has a long association with Wuhan Textile University. The agreement signed on May 30 is about setting up a branch here to represent their members so that Wuhan can have collaborators throughout the world. "The Textile Institute is an international organization; we want to bring experts from around the world, and link them with industry and academically." said Dick.
This is the director's third visit to Wuhan; she commented on how impressive the local fashion and design students are here. "I think the design side is really developing in Wuhan, and the collaboration among students around the world will definitely help everyone learn together."