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Complete Cotton

Liverpool, UK - Marriott Hotel

Complete Cotton is a unique opportunity for individuals from the cotton community, or those new to the industry, to learn about the raw cotton trade from some of the world’s leading professionals.

What is Complete Cotton?

Complete Cotton is a 10 day training programme that focuses on key areas of the raw cotton trade – from growing to spinning and everything in between. It provides practical experience and an opportunity to share best practice.

Who should attend?

Individuals of all ages from within the cotton community – producers, ginners, exporters, merchants, agents, importers, spinners and other allied trades.

What’s included in the programme

It incorporates 20 interactive training modules – all delivered by industry experts – including:

  • Cotton Production and Ginning
  • Creating a Cotton Contract
  • Letters of Credit
  • Role of a Merchant
  • World Cotton Markets
  • Global Trading (China, India and the US)
  • Futures and Options
  • Risk Management
  • Logistics and Control
  • Cotton Spinning
  • Retail Perspective
  • Quality Testing and Arbitration
  • History of Cotton and Liverpool
  • Role of the ICA
  • Social activities

When and where is it taking place?

Complete Cotton will take place at Liverpool’s Marriott hotel from 16 – 27 April 2018.

What is the cost?

For ICA members or employees of firms registered with the ICA the cost is GBP £2,500 (+VAT). For non-members the cost is GBP £3,000 (+VAT). Price includes: training and training materials; accommodation on a bed and breakfast basis for the duration of the training; lunch and refreshments on working days. For delegates who do not require accommodation, the cost will be reduced by GBP £980.

How can you apply?

Online registration will open in late 2017.

For more information please contact [email protected]


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