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“Start Up Your Fashion Business in Knitwear Design” Seminar

5 JAN 2024 @ CITA
Knitwear Innovation & Design Society Young Knitwear Designers’ Contest 2024
Knitwear Innovation & Design Society Young Knitwear Designers’ Contest 2024

EVENT DETAILS

Date

5 January 2024 (Friday)

Time

2:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Venue

2/F Exhibition Hall, Clothing Industry Training Authority (CITA)

63 Tai Yip Street, Kowloon Bay, Kowloon, HONG KONG

Language

Cantonese

Fee

Free of Charge

Registration

Registration was closed on 3 Jan

Enquiry

Contest Secretariat - Clothing Industry Training Authority (CITA)

Mr. Jacky Cheng  | (852) 2263 6313 | contest@hkkids.org

Contest Details

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PROGRAMME

Time Programme
14:30 – 14:45Welcome Remarks
• Mr. Roger Chan, Chairman of Hong Kong Woollen & Synthetic Knitting Manufacturers' Association
15:30 – 15:45Networking Break
14:45 – 15:15Why Knitwear Industry is a Good Starting Point?
• Mr. Roger Chan, Executive Director & COO of Cobalt Fashion Holding Ltd.
15:15 – 15:30TIPS for YOU - Young Knitwear Designers’ Contest
• Ms. Annie Yeung, Project Manager of “Young Knitwear Designers’ Contest”
14:30 – 14:45Welcome Remarks
• Mr. Roger Chan, Chairman of Hong Kong Woollen & Synthetic Knitting Manufacturers' Association
15:30 – 15:45Networking Break
15:45 – 16:00Designer’s Sharing: My Knitwear Design Journey
• Ms. Hidy Ng, Founder of HIDY N.G.
16:00 – 16:30The New Art of Knit Design
• Ms. Rain Chan, Designer of Hoopla
16:30 – 17:00Q & A Session
17:00 – 17:30The Contest’s Onsite Enrolment & Consultation

Remarks:

The co-organizers reserve the right to change the program, content, session, speakers, format, and schedule of the event without prior notice.

Speakers

Seminar I - Roger Chan
Mr. Roger Chan
Executive Director & COO of Cobalt Fashion Holding Ltd.
Chairman of Hong Kong Woollen & Synthetic Knitting Manufacturers' Association
Roger Chan joined Li & Fung Group since 1993. Prior to joining Li & Fung, he was General Manager and Regional Director of a HK based international garment manufacturing group. Roger is now the Executive Director, Chief Operating Officer of Cobalt Fashion (a member of The Fung Group), largest specialist in the knitwear industry. With speed and innovation at its core, Cobalt uses the latest in digital technology and work processes to constantly redefine the knitwear industry.
As COO, Roger oversees the business operation of Cobalt, and spearheads all digitalization projects including the joint-venture Innovation Lab project with Shima Seiki, and the Search Engine project with Alibaba Cloud.
He graduated from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University major in Textile Technology and holds a Master of Science degree in Technological Economics from the University of Stirling.
Seminar I - Hidy Ng
Ms. Hidy Ng
Founder of HIDY N.G.
Hidy Ng has created numerous unique designs which are highly recognised by the fashion industry over the years. Hidy was awarded the "International Fashion Editors Best Collection Award" in 1994, she also took home the award title for Creativity and the Overall Winner from the New Fashion Award Show 2002. These awards became her springboard into recognition and her clientele began to expand globally.
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Ms. Rain Chan
Designer of Hoopla
Rain is a local fashion designer who specializes in designing knitwear design and offering vividly colorful and humorous yet practical designs in her collection.

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