Past Events

Material Exchange CEO, Darren Glenister will be taking part in a webinar hosted by The Footwearists, this Saturday April 4th at 15:00 CET.

Darren will discuss the advantages of sourcing materials digitally, and the benefits for material sourcing and design teams, as well as material suppliers and manufacturers. Darren will highlight how digital sampling can deliver sustainable change within the footwear industry, and how it can significantly reduce carbon emissions, increase efficiency and save time.

Click here to register for this free webinar.

A relaxed networking event for footwear industry executives. All proceeds from the event will go to the Two Ten Footwear Foundation.

Material Exchange will be attending the event to actively engage with executives within the footwear industry, to chat about how we help brands around the world.

Click here to find out more about the FDRA Brews & Shoes Event

Official Update: FDRA is postponing upcoming spring events until further notice (likely early fall) due to the growing impact of coronavirus. We are doing so for the health and safety of our workers, as well as to be respectful of new heavy strains on brands’ and retails’ workloads. We want them to be 100% focused on their business at this time. We will let you know the rescheduled dates for each event as soon as possible.

200 footwear executives attend this annual summit to network and hear footwear leaders discuss how they are guiding their companies in changing times.

As partners of the FDRA, Material Exchange are thrilled to be actively participating in the Executive Summit to further build brand relationships and educate how, through Material Exchange, more brands can achieve their Sustainable Development Goals.

Click here to find out more about the Footwear Executive Summit.

Official Update: FDRA is postponing upcoming spring events until further notice (likely early fall) due to the growing impact of coronavirus. We are doing so for the health and safety of our workers, as well as to be respectful of new heavy strains on brands’ and retails’ workloads. We want them to be 100% focused on their business at this time. We will let you know the rescheduled dates for each event as soon as possible.

The event will focus on the importance of digital transformation and enable attendees to further strengthen relationships with brand executives. The interactive seminar will be available to an exclusive list of sustainable suppliers.

Official Update: This event is postponed until further notice. We have been closely monitoring the global situation over recent weeks. Our first priority is the health and well-being of our employees, customers, partners and friends in the industry.

The FDRA members-only event invites product development, materials, and sourcing teams for discussions around industry standards for sustainability, best practices and many other key industry topics.

Material Exchange are proud to be attending the prestigious and well regarded event. As partners of the FDRA, Material Exchange will be actively involved in discussions and will continue to assist more brands in achieving sustainability.

Click here to find out more about the FDRA event.