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NETWORK GROUP

The Image Apparel Institute Network Group is dedicated to advancing the image apparel segment within the uniform industry. Our network brings together industry professionals and experts to foster innovation, collaboration, and excellence in image apparel.

Through shared knowledge and resources, we aim to elevate the standards of professional appearance, branding, and identity through high-quality image apparel. By promoting industry best practices and facilitating networking opportunities, we strive to enhance the reputation, visibility, and impact of image apparel in various sectors.

DIRECTORS

Caroline Bartek

Design Collective by Cintas

Jose Gomez

Edwards Garment

Joseph Ferreri

Fabian Couture Group

Jeff Markowitz

A+ Career Apparel

Pricila Gomes Neal

Cobmex

GROUP ACTIVITIES

Education and Training:

  • Develop and deliver educational materials, workshops, and training programs to enhance awareness and understanding of the importance of high-quality image apparel in branding and professional appearance.
  • Collaborate with industry experts to provide technical training and guidance on proper usage, maintenance, and care of image apparel.

Collaboration and Networking:

  • Facilitate collaboration, knowledge sharing, and networking opportunities among image apparel manufacturers, distributors, and industry professionals through conventions, webinars, and online platforms.
  • Encourage the formation of strategic partnerships and joint initiatives to address common challenges and promote innovation in image apparel design and development.

Program and Service Development:

  • Identify key areas for improvement in image apparel design, functionality, and customization through user feedback, market analysis, and industry trends.
  • Develop programs and services that cater to the diverse needs of organizations seeking image apparel solutions, emphasizing customization, personalization, and accessibility.

Reporting and Recommendations:

  • Provide regular detailed reports and updates to the NAUMD General Board of Directors, highlighting the activities, accomplishments, and challenges faced by the Image Apparel Network Group.
  • Present recommendations to the General Board of Directors regarding potential industry initiatives, policy changes, and strategic partnerships to elevate the overall quality and impact of image apparel.

Manufacturer Promotion:

  • Develop an inclusive and rigorous framework to assess the quality, reliability, and services of image apparel manufacturers and distributors.
  • Establish an awards program that recognizes and promotes manufacturers and distributors who meet or exceed industry standards and requirements.

Research and Analysis:

  • Conduct research to identify emerging trends, technological advancements, and best practices in image apparel design, materials, and branding strategies.
  • Analyze industry data, customer feedback, and regulatory requirements to evaluate existing gaps and potential areas for improvement in image apparel.

Standards and Compliance:

  • Collaborate with regulatory bodies, industry associations, and relevant stakeholders to establish and advocate for industry standards that ensure quality, consistency, and performance in image apparel.
  • Provide input and feedback on proposed regulations and standards affecting the image apparel segment of the uniform industry.