Apparel Connexion partners with Canada’s key apparel human resources and industry leaders. Members of Apparel Connexion benefit from our national association that strives to improve our human resources related issue, and apparel companies are represented in Ottawa and provincially. We also address national and international issues.
Apparel Connexion offers a wide range of information and services:
In addition to these services:
Some of Apparel Connexion working partners are the Canadian Apparel Federation, Fur Council of Canada, Vestechpro, Retail Council of Quebec (CQCD), CTT Groupe, and the Comité Sectoriel de Main-d'oeuvre de l'industrie textile du Québec (CSMO).
Apparel Connexion is an active member of the Alliance of Sector Councils in Ottawa.
Apparel Connexion manages the Career Focus program, which provides funding for employers and organizations to create career-related work experiences for post-secondary graduates, to help them gain advanced employability skills and then facilitate their transition into the labour market. It gives back salary subsidies to employers hiring recent graduates under 31 years old.
''I have taken part in one of your projects [Career Focus] and it has helped me greatly.'' - Kathryn Bass, owner and designer of Kathryn Bass Bridal.
Members: Manufacturer, wholesalers, importers, integrated vertical retailers, sewing contractors, apparel associations and apparel workers union representatives plus individuals working for any of the employers in the industry segments mentioned above.
Annual Fee: $ 75.00
Associate member: Vendors, suppliers, and consultants to the industry plus individuals working for any of the employers mentioned in this group.
Annual Fee: $100.00
School: Teachers, colleges and universities plus individuals working for any of the employers mentioned in this group. Includes up to 5 users.
Annual Fee: $300.00
Partner: Students, government officials, and anybody else the organization identify as a partner.
Annual Fee: $25.00