Sunday, April 19, 2009

TCF Western Australia Innovation Festival

TCF Wednesday


 Official Launch by Belmont BEC Patron, Ben Wyatt, MLA

WA Program of Australian Innovation Festival

2009 Designedge Innovation Festival

BEC Australia Innovation Festival


6pm-8pm, 22nd April 2009

Door Prize – Small Business Centre Belmont & Australia Post $250 *Direct Mail Sponsorship


 Guest Designers & Speakers


Showcase & Sale of Malaysian Designer ‘Hideaki’ Evening Wear

All sale proceeds will go to assist the TCF Ormoc, Philippines Community Sewing Project

Hideaki is one of Malaysia’s leading cyber designers specialising metallic and space age design work


Peri & Gabrielle Lawlor - Passion Girl

Parade featuring a range of footy-inspired clothing

and accessories by designer duo Peri & Gabrielle Lawlor – sisters who

share a passion for sports especially Australian Rules Football


Lila Dara Design

Indigenous Kimberley Artist Leanne Manado from the Bardi, Nyul-Nyul people

Will showcase her artwork and launch her new designedge online shopping site

Update on Indigenous product collaboration and licence agreements available


Rayannes Design

Rula Jneid, BPW Business Woman of the Year, Belmont Small Business Awards

Will share her recent experiences of setting up off-shore manufacturing in China


Updates on Intellectual Property

Carol Kane from Watermark will update on changes to EMDG, where you can now claim

IP international trade marking; will also update on new rulings on the copying of original & distinctive designs

Complimentary copies of IP Australia ‘Fashion Rules’ booklet will also be available  


Belmont BEC One Stop Shop Low Cost Advisory Services

New service available - ‘Ask an Expert’ Free Legal and Accounting appointments are now available!

Complimentary copy Australian Innovation Festival Magazine will be available for attendees


Carol Hanlon will update on TCFWA, TCF Australia, TCF Global projects

TCFWA Buying Mission Jinhan Fair, Guangzhou for Apparel, Home Textiles and Fabrics May 3-7

TCFWA Buying Mission Hong Kong Fashion Week, July 6-9

Shenzhen International Apparel Fair 9-11

Hand Woven wool tartan checks ‘small runs’ available from Sri Lankan Village weavers

Updates on TCF Bali, TCF Ormoc, TCF Sri Lanka


Meet the TCFWA Committee and bring your questions and queries along


Models supplied by Metro Modelling Academy, Morley


Venue - Ferrara Karaoke Bar, 67 Milligan St., Perth

(Parking around corner at Murray Street car park)

$10 Entry – Complimentary to TCF WA members (nibbles provided, drinks at bar prices)