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Complete Cotton

Liverpool, UK

Important Notice

The health, safety and wellbeing of all those involved in Complete Cotton is our utmost priority and as global citizens we must do all we can to prevent the spread of coronavirus (Covid-19).

We have been closely monitoring the situation in the UK and globally, consulting official advice and best practice to aid us in our action and contingency planning. Sadly, due to the ongoing threat of Covid-19, Complete Cotton 2021 has been cancelled.

Our next Complete Cotton will take place from 25 April – 6 May 2022.

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 from 19 – 30 April 2021.

What is the cost?

ICA members (including employees of member firms)GBP £1,699 +VAT

Non-members – GBP £2,199 +VAT

Price includes: training and training materials, lunch and refreshments on working days and all social events / field trips.

What about accommodation?

Complete Cotton will take place at the Liverpool Marriott Hotel and all transport for social events / field trips will depart from here. Therefore we highly recommend you book your accommodation at this hotel. Please see below for exclusive preferential rates:

Single or Double Occupancy (including breakfast & internet): £95 per night

You can book accommodation during online registration for this course.

How can you apply?

Registration for Complete Cotton 2022 will open later in Autumn 2021.

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