BCI Regional Member Meetings

The Regional Member Meetings will serve as a platform for BCI members and key partners to network, learn, and advance their Better Cotton procurement, in addition to the annual members’ meeting. For some locations these meetings were formerly known as “Supply Chain Events”, but in the necessity to connect members from across the entire cotton supply chain on topics that are predominantly important for that specific region, these locally focused events will aim to engage with all BCI members.

23 February 2017
Memphis, Tennessee, USA

Join fellow BCI member companies and interested guests as we discuss US Better Cotton supply expansion updates, learn how the BCI group assurance model is benefiting US merchants, gins, and co-ops, learn about sustainability trends in business, and more.

  • Online Registration: Click Here
  • Agenda: Coming Soon
  • Formal Invitation: Click Here
  • Discounted Hotel Group Rate: Click Here to book online directly.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND? Cotton Growers, Co-ops, Gins, Merchants, Retailers & Brands, including BCI Members and interested guests.

For any questions about this event, please contact daren.abney@bettercotton.org.

2017 Coming Soon

2017 Coming Soon

2017 Coming Soon

PAST EVENT: 28 September 2016
Lahore, Pakistan

This meeting will be comprised of a conference and trade show, where BCI members will have the opportunity to showcase their products; giving attendees the chance to meet all Better Cotton suppliers and potential buyers in one location. BCI will present the addition of garment manufacturers on the traceability system, enabling members and system users to deal with BCCUs for the 2016-17 cotton season.

Click here to register for the meeting.

For questions please contact Mr Syed Ahtisham Uddin, BCI Membership Officer Pakistan, at ahtisham.uddin@bettercotton.org or at contact number +92 333 2721 656.

PAST EVENT: 2 September 2016
New Delhi, India

BCI India warmly welcomes you to the Regional Members Meeting India 2016. This event is an effort to bring ‘Demand & Supply Together’, which we’ve held in August for the last 4 years.

During the event BCI members from the entire cotton supply chain, i.e. retailers & brands, ginners, spinners, fabric mills, garment manufacturers will gather to learn and network. We also hope that attendees will leave inspired by meeting the civil societies and our implementing partners from across the country.

PAST EVENT: 23 March 2016
Raleigh, North Carolina, USA

BCI hosted the USA Members Meeting in Raleigh, NC with 70 participants. In addition to exciting networking opportunities, meeting participants received updates on:

  • US supply expansion
  • Export opportunities for US traders and suppliers
  • The BCI group assurance model and how it’s benefiting US merchants, gins, and co-ops

Click here to download the complete agenda.

There will be no 2016 Regional Member Meeting in China, since the BCI 2016 General Assembly was hosted in Hong Kong on 14-15 June.