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Apparel Manufacturing Pre-Production Bootcamp For Start-Ups

Source My Garment

Saturday, 2 June 2018 from 10:00 AM to 5:30 PM (EDT)

Apparel Manufacturing Pre-Production Bootcamp For...

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Garment Manufacturing Pre-Production Bootcamp For Startups
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Apparel Manufacturing Pre-Production Bootcamp For Start-Ups

Sew...You’ve got an awesome idea, along with designs that you want to manufacture!  

But how do you get there? How do you do it in a way that makes you profitable? Creating a successful fashion brand is tricky.


Straight up, you need to be able to strategically work through and manage product development so you can bring in the moolah and do what you love.

If you want to grow your brand, keep your costs down and speed up delivery times - understanding product development is the keyto getting your designs successfully manufactured. Not only will you feel more in control, you will move ahead with much more confidence; partner with a garment manufacturer and you'll do it all while ensuring that your customers get the highest quality merchandise faster and at a better price.

Do you want that win-win-win in your business? Of course you do, let me walk you through all the steps to successfully get your products manufactured. This workshop is valuable for entrepreneurs who are determined to make their dreams happen, and make some money along the way.

During this workshop, we will breakdown the complexities of working through product development & getting your products manufactured:


What you will learn:

Deliveries and Time Management

Budgeting, Pricing & Target Costs

Designing For Production

The Product Development Process

Sampling Comments & Approvals

Pre-Production Apparel Manufacturing Steps

You will get:

  • The Ultimate Pre-production Checklist 
  • Apparel Industry Templates all worth over $100.
  • 30 min one-on-one private consult

Lunch Is Included

Limited seating available for a more personalized experience. (9 persons max)

Date: Sat June 2nd
Time: 10am- 5:30pm

The Expert

Adila Cokar is an Executive Manufacturing Consultant and a serial entrepreneur with over a decade of experience working closely with factories offshore, partnering with and building social businesses within the fashion industry. Her areas of expertise include sustainable product development, offshore manufacturing processes, end-to-end management, and business strategy.

Cokar’s media acclaimed, award-winning businesses have all received awards and gained media attention. She has been featured in Apparel Magazine, The Sourcing Journal, The Epic Times, Just-Style, and many other publications. Her current company, Source My Garment, a certified Green America business. The Women in Biz network nominated Cokar for the Social for Good Award in 2015. Click here to connect with her.



Have questions about Apparel Manufacturing Pre-Production Bootcamp For Start-Ups? Contact Source My Garment

When & Where

Ryerson Social Ventures Zone
KHS045, 40 Gould St.
Toronto, Ontario M5B 2K3

Saturday, 2 June 2018 from 10:00 AM to 5:30 PM (EDT)

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Source My Garment

The reality is fashion supply chains are complex and risky, products are hard to get right, and connecting with factories is a challenge. There is very little guidance and resources available covering the offshore manufacturing process, making this a huge roadblock in entering the apparel market. Source My Garment was created as a solution to address these problems.


Source My Garment is a responsible apparel manufacturing agency that functions as a bridge between North American designers to overseas factories. We help small- to medium-sized businesses to succeed in the complexities of offshore manufacturing by guiding them through the process of manufacturing fabric-based products. We help source materials and factories; manage production, and deliver goods to your door, giving you greater control over the products and process. We save your company time and money, so you can focus on growing and running your business. With our help, we build thriving businesses that not only profit from our services, but thrive in the apparel marketplace. For more information, visit

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