ica international trade event 2013

Thank you to everybody who joined us at our ‘Liverpool 2013' trade event - we hope you enjoyed it

More than 500 delegates from the global cotton community visited Liverpool to take part in the two day event, which was hosted by ICA President, Mr Ahmed Elbosaty and held at the Hilton Hotel and St George's Hall on 24 and 25 October 2013.


Over the course of the two days, five high profile industry speakers took to the stage to deliver a range of presentations that were based on the ‘stronger together' event theme.

Click on the links below to download the presentations:

Session 1, day 1: Baofu Yang, a Comprehensive Service Platform for Imported Cotton
Session 2, day 1: Aldo Pienzi and Daniele Arioldi, ELS - From Beautiful Cotton to Fantastic Fabric
Session 3, day 2: Patrick Laine, Sustainability: Should We Compete or Copllaborate
Session 4, day 2: Terry Townsend, United Cotton Stands, Proposals for Growth

networking opportunities

With networking a key element of the event, delegates had plenty of opportunity to network and do business. On Thursday the event kicked off with a networking lunch with a welcome cocktail reception in the evening. Networking continued on Friday with another lunch, Gala Dinner and Post Dinner Celebrations.

gala dinner

On Friday evening delegates and guests enjoyed dinner and drinks at the magnificent St George's Hall, where the official handover of the ICA presidential badge was passed from Mr Ahmed Elbosaty to Mr Mohit Shah, who now takes up his year in office. 


online delegate list


ica president's speech

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