2017 Textile Sustainability Conference

Washington, D.C.

October 9-13, 2017 - Line-up of events include:
October 9 -
Basics of Textile Sustainability Workshop
October 10-11 - two-day Textile Sustainability Conference 
October 12 - Organic Cotton Round Table
October 13 - TExcursions

See full details about this event on the Conference Webpage.

Join the Discussion:


Textile Exchange’s 2017 Conference Presents:

United by Action

Catalyzing the Sustainable Development Goals in Textiles

You're invited to attend Textile Exchange's annual, global Textile Sustainability conference that brings together approximately 400 Apparel and Textile industry representatives from the leading brands and retailers worldwide along with multi-disciplinary experts discussing the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and a 2030 roadmap for the industry. The conference will also highlight the business case for how the Apparel and Textile value network, and in particular fiber and material production, can serve to deliver on the Global Goals.

Informed by the Targets under the Sustainable Development Goals mapped for the Textile Industry value network, the preliminary conference agenda will cover:

  • Peak Water & the Textile Value Network
  • Responsible Land Management: Farming & Forestry
  • Biobased Economy
  • Investors are Taking Score
  • Nutrient Pollution & Ecosystem Services
  • TE Standards Deliver on the SDGs
  • Animal Welfare & Your Value Network
  • Decarbonizing Operations
  • Circular Economy Delivers Economic & Environmental Gains
  • Funding SDG Activities

Register here or visit the Conference Webpage for additional details, such as Agenda, Speakers, Sponsors, Hotel info, and more. 

Registration Fees

Please review the following outline to determine which registration fee1 applies to you:


Early Bird (by June 15)....... $900
Standard (Thru Sept. 15)... $1,000
*Late (After Sept. 15)........... $1,100


Early Bird (by June 15)....... $1,300
Standard (Thru Sept. 15)... $1,400
*Late (After Sept. 15)........... $1,500

1-Day Pass
Oct. 10 or 11

Early Bird (by June 15)........ N/A
Standard (Thru Sept. 15).... $600
*Late (After Sept. 15)............ $650

Guest Pass2

Per Person........................ $50/Special Event

Organic Cotton
Round Table

Complimentary to Attend.
Registration Required.

1. TE Members are assigned registration ID Codes to receive free pass. Please contact your company representative assigned to Textile Exchange to receive the code or contact us. All Member passes must be used by September 15, to avoid a $100 late registration fee (see below).

2. Guest Passes are for special events only such as the Welcome Reception. Guests will not be allowed to attend conference sessions.

*All registrations received after September 15 will include an additional $100 late charge per person to cover expenses incurred from late additions, this includes TE Members using a complimentary pass.

All charges are processed in U.S. dollars and must be paid in full by the specified date to secure special pricing.


For more information regarding Registration, visit the Conference website.

Hotel Information

Lodging for our guests will be available at the conference venue for $135 USD per night plus applicable taxes. The hotel booking link will be available on the conference website soon.

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