Premier Sponsors

Premier Sponsor H T M L
AI is a global leading quality control and compliance service provider that partners with brands, retailers and importers around the world to secure, manage and optimize their supply chain. AI performs Supplier Audits Programs, Product Inspections and Laboratory Testing. Clients from over 100 countries worldwide benefit from web-based mobile friendly account management, fast scheduling and highly competitive all-inclusive pricing: $309 for Product Inspections and $629 for Factory Audits. AI guarantees to be onsite within 48 hours of booking and compiling a detailed report available online, the same day as the inspection. With over 600 inspectors and auditors classified by product range and account managers speaking over 20 languages, AsiaInspection is Your Eyes in the Factory™
From apparel, footwear and toys to consumer electronics and hard goods, Bureau Veritas Consumer Products Services (BVCPS), provides a full range of quality and safety compliance testing, inspections and consulting services on an ongoing basis to help protect your reputation and brand. BVCPS can work with you to identify quality concerns prior to distribution, monitor your private label brands throughout their life cycles, and assess all your products, including textiles, apparel and home furnishings for regulatory compliance.
ICIX helps the retail industry’s leading companies collaborate across trading partner networks to achieve Active TransparencyTM. ICIX solutions enable companies to safeguard consumers, protect their brand, and build trust – all while improving margins. Its cloud-based SaaS platform brings unparalleled visibility and efficiency to the extended supply chain for product safety, compliance, and corporate social responsibility. Over 20,000 businesses are active members of the ICIX network, including leading retailers and manufacturers, their trading partners and over 50 testing, inspection, and certification companies. For more information about the company and its portfolio of products, visit icix.com.
The Infor GT Nexus Commerce Network is a cloud-based collaboration platform that helps over 25,000 companies move $500 billion in goods across the world's largest global supply chains. With over 100,000 people using our platform, the network is an engaged community of manufacturers, retailers, logistics providers, carriers, suppliers, and banks who collaborate to solve the enormously inefficient problems that sit at the heart of the global trade and logistics industry. This is where global trade happens.
The International OEKO-TEX® Association, headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, was founded in 1992 by the Austrian Textile Research Institute and the German Hohenstein Research Institutes. Currently, its membership includes 16 independent textile research and testing institutes with 52 offices and representation in 60 countries. To date, more than 150,000 OEKO-TEX® Standard 100 certificates have been issued—with more than 13,300 issued per year—and 10,000 manufacturers, brands, and retailers in 98 countries are working with OEKO-TEX® to ensure that their products are tested for potentially harmful substances. Now available are the STeP by OEKO-TEX® certification for sustainable textile product manufacturing facilities, the MySTeP by OEKO-TEX® database management tool, and the Made in Green by OEKO-TEX® label for OEKO-TEX® Standard 100 certified products produced in accordance with OEKO-TEX® guidelines.
MarkMonitor, the world leader in enterprise brand protection, provides advanced technology and expertise that protects the revenues and reputations of the world's leading brands. As brands face new risks due to the Web's anonymity and global reach, they choose MarkMonitor for its unique combination of advanced technology, comprehensive brand protection, and extensive industry relationships.

MarkMonitor is a flagship brand of Clarivate Analytics. A global company, Clarivate Analytics accelerates the pace of innovation by providing trusted insights and analytics to customers around the world, enabling them to discover, protect, and commercialize new ideas faster.

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TÜV Rheinland, a leader in independent testing and quality assurance services, provides technical expertise, dedicated client service & support, customized solutions, and integrated services offering a comprehensive approach to product safety, compliance, quality, brand protection and supply chain management.

Patron Sponsors


Supporting Sponsors

Supporting Sponsor H T M L
Alvanon, Inc.
American & Efird LLC
Centric Software, Inc.
Customized Brokers, a Crowley Company
ECT Testing Group
Everlight Chemical Industrial Corporation
Gerber Technology
Global Clothing Industries, LLC
Intertek Vietnam Ltd-Consumer Goods
Livingston International
Micro-Pak Ltd
Newtimes Group Limited
NGC Software
Oracle's NetSuite
Setlog Corp.
Vibram USA
W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc.
Worldwide Responsible Accredited Production

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AAFA Sponsors highlight their business solutions and maximize relationships with key industry leaders through a variety of education platforms. AAFA events and webinars create a level of superior corporate visibility and recognition among association members. The variety of benefits enables sponsors to gain access to members and showcase your company. Sponsored programs include events such as the AAFA Executive Summit, domestic and international product safety seminars, a sourcing conference, webinars, and co-branded events.

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