The PCIAW awards were hosted at the Radisson Blu Edwardian Heathrow, London on 19th October 2022. These were attended by Mi Hub colleagues and key fashionistas in far Europe.
What are the industry leading PCIAW Awards?
You may ask! These are dedicated to the professional clothing supply chain for uniforms, workwear, and personal protective equipment (PPE).
In the midst of the glamour was the stunning Sarah Mulindwa who hosted and presented Sustainability and Woman of the Year awards. She evidently represented the Fashion aura as she took the stage in a hot red attire.
The Awards champion innovation, and celebrate success. They also create a unique networking opportunity for the global professional clothing industry. Awarding progressive companies leading in design-led professional clothing, best-managed contracts, and sustainability, the PCIAW Awards also recognise individuals’ remarkable contributions to the industry.
Charles Ross, who co-hosted The 2022 PCIAW Summit is a lecturer at the Royal College of Art. This is an essential educational event for the professional clothing, work-wear and textiles industry. It is highly esteemed and unique in the UK for its international networking opportunities. They range across the supply chain for fibres, textiles, uniforms, workwear, to personal protective equipment (PPE).
What Is Special About This Year’s London PCIAW Summit Awards?
For the very first time, the PCIAW Exhibition took place alongside the global conference. The two showcased 20 international specialists in design-led uniforms, functional work wear, and lifesaving PPE. Both days feature a state-of-the-art fashion u highlighting the cutting-edge garments from the exhibiting stands.
This year’s theme was ‘What’s Next in Professional Clothing?’. Additionally, the event featured leading international experts who were set to examine the fluctuating trajectory of the textiles industry. Meanwhile, interactive panels explored the impact of the war in Ukraine, hyperinflation, skills shortages, and the unstoppable drive towards sustainability innovation.
John Kenny Adeya is the proprietor and author of Kampala Edge Times magazine and has won a couple of awards for fighting negative social behavior such as corporal punishment against children. He is a Ugandan journalist focused on spreading positive information about Africa.