The Sustainable Fashion Forum is back and bigger than ever!

Founded on the principals of discovery, education, community, and innovation, the Sustainable Fashion Forum is where curious minds gather to spark an honest, thought-provoking conversation about ethical and sustainable fashion. 

From change-makers and thought-leaders to entrepreneurs, industry professionals and ethical fashion enthusiasts, the Sustainable Fashion Forum brings together hundreds of minds from across the country to network, get inspired and connect with like-minded individuals under the belief that together, we can create change. 

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Sarah spellings - portland sustainable fashion forum
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Friday, April 26th 2019
workshop

Hotel Lucia | 400 SW Broadway

Would you love to make your clothing line more sustainable but don’t know where to start?  

In this 90 minute workshop, we will learn about sustainable alternatives for every aspect of the production/manufacturing process from start to finish.  We will look at incorporating sustainability into product design and manufacturing as well as consider some of the ways that other designers incorporate sustainability into their business models. *What role do sustainable apparel companies even have in the fashion industry?  Learn about the entire supply chain of a product and circular product design.

Whether you're just starting out or have an established brand you’ll leave this workshop with a plethora of knowledge and tons of new ideas to help you develop and build your brand with sustainability and mindfulness at its core.

the sustainable fashion forum vip dinner

Friday, April 26th 2019
VIP dinner party

Hotel Lucia | 400 SW Broadway

Join us for invite-only dinner party bringing together key fashion industry leaders, summit speakers and VIP guests for a commemorative evening of festive mingling, elevated conversation and, premium dining. Guests will have the exclusive opportunity to network with industry thought-leaders, members of the press and brands leading the way in sustainability over delicious bites.
*avaliable to VIP ticket holders only


DAY 2 - April 27th

Ecotrust: Irving Street Studio | 721 NW 9th Avenue

From a series of thought-provoking panel discussions and riveting keynote speakers between editors, designers and influencers about the current impact of change within the industry, to a live fashion show and curated marketplace— join us for our third annual full-day conference to celebrate, educate and inspire though-provoking conversations about the evolution of the fashion industry and new developments within sustainable fashion. 

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Irving street studio
721 NW 9th Avenue, PORTLAND, OREGON

Irving street studio the sustainable fashion forum

Irving Street Studio is conveniently located on the ground floor of the Natural Capital Center. With more than 7,000 square feet of beautiful wood floors, historic brick archways, original wood beams, and ample natural light, the Irving Street Studio is a timeless industrial warehouse. This space embodies the aesthetic that has been the hallmark of Ecotrust’s Pearl District home for decades. With a dedicated entrance, private in-venue restrooms, and a bright breakout room, Irving Street Studio is the party venue that will elevate your event to the next level.

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general admission tickets to the sustainable fashion forum

$165

A General Admission ticket will give you access to one full day of panel discussions, keynote speakers, networking.

  • Full day access to the conference with thought-provoking conversations and unlimited networking opportunities to create transformative connections with like-minded people

  • Healthy and delicious Breakfast, lunch and snacks throughout the day

  • Entry into fashion show

  • Access to our Eco Marketplace: a curated shopping experience with eco-friendly and sustainable beauty and fashion brands

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$50

In this 90 minute workshop, we will learn about sustainable alternatives for every aspect of the production/manufacturing process from start to finish.  We will look at incorporating sustainability into product design and manufacturing as well as consider some of the ways that other designers incorporate sustainability into their business models. *What role do sustainable apparel companies even have in the fashion industry?  Learn about the entire supply chain of a product and circular product design.

Whether you're just starting out or have an established brand you’ll leave this workshop with a plethora of knowledge and tons of new ideas to help you develop and build your brand with sustainability and mindfulness at its core.

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$65

A Session Ticket will give you entry to one session and includes one meal. Session tickets do not include gift bag or entry into fashion show.

  • Access to the morning or afternoon session.

  • Access to our Eco Marketplace: a curated shopping experience with eco-friendly and sustainable beauty and fashion brands.

  • Best-in-class networking and opportunities to create transformative connections with like-minded individuals

  • Complimentary coffee, water and snacks.

$25

Ticket includes entry into our eco fashion show, a celebration of art and sustainability. Designers are asked to reuse old recyclable materials that would normally go to the landfill to make a fashionable garment that can be recycled after the show!