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October Member Mixer: Maximizing Performance with Merino Wool

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Tuesday, October 3, 2023 - 6:00pm
Date: October 3rd
Time: Doors open at 6pm, presentation at 6:30pm
Connolly's Pub, 121 W. 45th St, 3rd floor
Discover the fiber that athletes and outdoor enthusiasts swear by: Merino wool. Join The Woolmark Company, the global authority on wool, and Artilect, a cutting edge performance brand, for an interactive session on everything you need to know about wool and performance. Find out how small choices in your gear can have a big impact on your ride, planet, and health. Plus, join for a chance to try innovative, game changing wool gear first hand!
Speakers: Angi Jabara & Trent Bush
Angi Jabara is the Trade & Education Extension Lead, Americas, for The Woolmark Company. She works throughout the supply chain, from manufacturers to universities, providing organizations the resources they need to learn about, create, and sell wool products. She is a graduate of Michigan State University and the Fashion Institute of Technology. In addition to The Woolmark Company, she has worked for PVH Corp., Elie Tahari, the Fashion Institute of Technology, and the American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists.
The Woolmark Company is a not-for-profit enterprise that conducts research, development, and marketing along the worldwide supply chain for Australian wool on behalf of 60,000 woolgrowers that help fund the company. The Woolmark Company promote Australian wool’s position as the ultimate natural fiber and premier ingredient in luxury fashion, high-performance activewear, accessories, homeware, and countless other applications.
Trent Bush is a proven entrepreneur, innovator, and multidisciplinary apparel industry leader who has created an extensive list of brands and products over more than three decades and is based in Boulder, CO, USA. Born into an outdoor apparel-industry family lineage reaching back generations, Trent’s teenage rebellion set him on his own career path, working with some of the world’s largest apparel brands, as well as founding some of the smallest. His latest project is his role as founder and co-owner of ARTILECT Studio, taking his drive for apparel technology, performance, and innovation, as well as his passion for exploring culture and community, to build a performance apparel brand for the next generation.
Equal parts art and intelligence, ARTILECT is an apparel studio shaped by a deep respect for the past, with a laser-focus on the future. We are a team of innovators and rule breakers driven by a relentless pursuit of progress, utilizing innovative technologies in materials, construction, and fit. We exist to empower performance at the highest levels, balanced by maximum sustainability for future generations. In addition to our other world-first technologies, ARTILECT brings a new level of performance to merino wool, as the largest development partner of Nuyarn. This advanced technology creates a revolutionary way of maximizing wool’s natural performance benefits, durability, and comfort.
Sponsored by: ARTILECT
  • ARTILECT will offer members at the meeting physical cards with an exclusive discount code
  • ARTILECT will bring a full set of base layer tops and bottoms (men’s + women’s) for raffle prizes




October Member Mixer: Maximizing Performance with Merino Wool
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