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Bob Kirke

Executive Director

Bob Kirke has been the Executive Director of Canada’s Premier Apparel and Textile member organization, the National Trade Association for the Apparel Industry, for 23 years. He’s based in Ottawa and has a pulse on the entire Canadian Market. The Event is honored to have such an authority on Canadian Apparel and Textile Market from everything to hot trends to new government regulations, Mr. Kirke is THE Authority on Canada and Apparel.


August 23, 2016
Least Developed Countries Program: How Canadians Can Benefit
1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM
August 21, 2017
Canada Trade Policy Update-Trade Agreements
11:30 AM  -  12:00 PM
August 20, 2018
Canada Trade Policy Update
1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM
August 19, 2019
Canadian Apparel and Textile Trade Policy Update 2019
Main Stage
11:00  -  11:45
May 26, 2020
North American Apparel Market Leaders Talk
02:00 PM  -  03:00 PM
October 28, 2020
North American Apparel Market Leaders Talk Trade, Policy, Elections, Sustainability & the Future
11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM ET
October 29, 2020
Canadian Apparel Federation interviews Canada’s Brands, featuring Giant Tiger
10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM ET
September 14, 2021
Opening Ceremony
09:00 AM ET
September 15, 2021
Effects of the Pandemic – Four Industry Narratives
10:30 AM ET
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