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There is a low cost to attend ApparelCamp Vancouver which helps us pay for the beautiful space.

Collaborate to share insights

You can present a session, sit on a panel discussion or vote for your favorite

Network with fellow Participants

Network with other top professionals in Vancouver's apparel and soft goods industry

Learn best Practices

Your participation is required to make this a great event


October 5th 2019

Meet our 2019 Keynote Speaker

Scott Hawthorn

Scott Hawthorn is a Vancouver based creative entrepreneur who is the Co-founder and CEO of Native Shoes. Previously, Mr. Hawthorn worked for 10 years in Tokyo. Active in his community, Mr. Hawthorn is a co-founder and board member for Design Build Research Institute, a not-for-profit architectural design build school. He is a current Board member at Emily Carr University of Art and Design.

Feature Break-out Session

Q&A with Chip Wilson

Chip Wilson is an entrepreneur, philanthropist, loving husband and a father to 5 boys. As the founder of Westbeach Snowboard and lululemon athletica, Chip is a globally recognized innovator in the field of technical apparel. He is widely credited with creating the “athleisure” retail category, now a $100-billion-a year global business.

How does the Un-Conference Work?


Lead a discussion or facilitate the panel you've always wanted.

Anyone who is interested in leading a session can submit a proposal. ApparelCamp participants can vote on the topics before the event starts.

Your topic will be published on our website along with your name and bio, additionally to this we will include your bio in our 2018 Speaker's Bios page.

Vote for the talks you want to hear.

Proposed sessions will be voted on by the ApparelCamp participants the week before the un-conference.

The sessions that get the most interest will be on the event schedule. Go to the Speaker Proposals page for more information.

This Year's Keynote is Derrick Emsley. Founder and CEO of Tentree. A lifestyle apparel brand with the mandate of planting ten trees for every item purchased.

Pick and Choose your Schedule for the day to attend the most voted topics. See the schedule.


Go to the talks that interest you. Not feeling it? No worries: find another session or network in the hall. Check the main Schedule for the day on our website's front page.

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If you have an idea for a session talk, send your thoughts to


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