FREE Offer on 2009’s Most Exciting Fair Trade Event

Thanks to DFID we can now offer this conference for FREE (subject to availabilty).

A major new event in Coventry gives you the opportunity to learn about Fair Trade and Ethical Fashion, help tackle trade injustice and have loads of fun with like-minded people.

The International Youth for Fair Trade Conference will be held at Coventry University from 7.30pm Friday 30 October to 5pm Sunday 1 November 2009. The event will bring together passionate 18 to 25-year-olds from around the world in an action-packed weekend with inspirational speakers from ground-breaking fair trade projects, practical workshops and team activities, films, entertainment and the opportunity to sample fair trade products first-hand.

Conference highlights include:

What’s Fair in the Fashion Trade? Examining the value chain in the Fashion industry
Discover the secrets of starting your own Fair Trade business
Bare Tees – using methods of decoration and cutting transform a basic T Shirt into a unique piece of clothing
Consuming Fashion – discuss the increase in consumption of Fashion Products, its impact (both ethical and sustainable) and how we might address these issues
Make your own Fair Trade body products
Meet experts in Ethical Fashion – Anne McMullen (Labour Behind the Label) and Ella Sharp (Coventry University Fashion Department)
A massive Samba Drumming Party!

Don’t miss out on the chance to be part of this exciting event. Places are filling up fast.

Reserve your place on this year’s most exciting Fair Trade event HERE http://tr.im/y4ft2009.

Basic accommodation is available for delegates at just £5.75 per night. The conference is easy to reach in the centre of Coventry by car, coach or train.

The International Youth for Fair Trade Conference is organised by Youth for Fair Trade and supported by Coventry Cathedral, Coventry University, Coventry Community Forum, Heart of England Co-operative Society and the Department for International Development.

For more information, contact David Williams by email: david.williams@coventrycathedral.org.uk or call +44 (0)24 7652 1265.

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