The Only

100% British

Sourcing

Event

17 & 18 Mar 2020
Business Design Centre, London.

The Only

100% British

Sourcing Event.

17 & 18 March 2020
Business Design Centre, London

About The Event

Make it British Live! is the only event in the world that showcases the best of British manufacturers and producers of textiles, clothing and homeware, held at the iconic Business Design Centre in London on 17 & 18th March 2020.

Organised by Make it British founder, Kate Hills, it’s the show for British-made brands to exhibit; for retailers looking for exceptional British-made products and for buyers and designers seeking sourcing opportunities within the UK - all conveniently housed under one historic glass roof.

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Next Show: 17 & 18 March 2020

 

Why Attend Make it British Live?

The only 100% British sourcing event recognised by designers, buyers & industry experts as a one-of-a-kind for making in the UK and buying British-made products.

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Make it British Live! is the only
100% British sourcing event.

BUSINESS DESIGN CENTRE

Meet 200 exhibitors showcasing the
best in UK manufacturing and craftsmanship.

MICROPHONE

Access a programme
of talks and demonstrations.

SEWING MACHINE

Source manufacturers and
suppliers to produce your
British-made product.

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Find British-made brands to
retail and collaborate with.

CUP & SAUCER

Make valuable industry
connections & network
with decision makers.

Meet the Manufacturers

Looking to make your product in Britain? Meet UK manufacturers and suppliers.

  • garment manufacturers
  • textile mills
  • pattern-cutters
  • sampling & production
  • trimmings suppliers

Everything you need to produce a 100% British product!

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Find British-made Brands

Find innovative and creative British-made brands and products.

  • leathergoods
  • homeware & gifts
  • menswear
  • womenswear
  • childrenswear

All proudly manufactured in the UK!

Be Inspired by the Talks

Be Inspired by the Talks

Hear industry experts share their passion and advice for making in the UK on topics including;

  • Sustainability
  • Brexit
  • Fast v slow fashion
  • Starting a brand
  • Crowdfunding

Find out what you need to know about the British textiles, fashion and homeware industries.

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Network

Make it British Live! attracts thousands of like-minded professionals and business all eager to champion UK manufacturing. 

  • Buyers
  • Designers
  • Retailers
  • Manufacturers
  • Suppliers

Make contacts to help grow your business.

Make it British Live! 2019 Speakers

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Lucy Siegle

Journalist & Broadcaster 

BBC/Observer

 

Kate Hills - Founder, Make it British

Kate Hills

Founder

Make it British

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Hareesh Kallambella

Snr Production Manager

Burberry

 

Tom Glover

Tom Glover

Managing Director

Peregrine Clothing

Andy Ogden

Andy Ogden

Director & General Manager

English Fine Cottons

Paul Alger

Paul Alger

Director of International Affairs

UKFT

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Julia Redman

Head of Buying

M&Co

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Prof. Stephen Russell

Director

Future Fashion Factory

 

PHOEBE ENGLISH

Pheobe English

Designer & Founder

Pheobe English

Jenny Holloway

Jenny Holloway

CEO

Fashion Enter

Diana Kakkar

Diana Kakkar

Garment Manufacturer

MAES London

Ed Oxley

Ed Oxley

Co-Founder & Director

HebTroCo

Brant Richards

Brant Richards

Co-Founder & Director

HebTroCo

Kate Dawson

Kate Dawson

Owner & Director

The All-in-One Company

 

Barbara Burton

Barbara Burton

Executive Creative Founder

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Kalopsia

Adam Robertson

Managing Director

Kalopsia Collective

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Tori Murphy

Designer & Founder

Tori Murphy Ltd.

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Simon Middleton

Brand Advisor

Simon Middleton Company

Sarah Talland

Sarah Talland

Trade Mark Attorney

Potter Clarkson

 

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Dave Holt

Associate

Potter Clarkson

 

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Mark Randle

Technical Director

Galaxius Systems Ltd

 

Nick Keyte

Nick Keyte

Managing Director

Gieves & Hawkes

 

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Where's the Event?

Business Design Centre, London, N1 0QH.

Weds 17 March - 9am - 6pm / Thurs 18 March - 9am - 5pm