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How to Manufacture Locally Apparel and Sewn Products — San Francisco

  • Techshop 926 Howard Street San Francisco, CA, 94103 United States (map)

If you are planning to produce apparel or sewn products, this session is for you! In an interactive and supportive environment, you’ll learn how to set-up and manage your own manufacturing operation or use contract manufacturers.

We will cover key considerations including:
• Assessing your needs and what makes the most sense for your particular business
• Information and referrals to local factories and manufacturing resources
• Acquiring facilities and where to look
• Zoning and Permitting Issues
• Obtaining financing
• Addressing legal issues and documentation requirements
• Overcoming specific roadblocks and challenges
• Making valuable connections with your local manufacturing community

Presenter: Janet Lees, Senior Director, SFMade