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ICA Newsreel
February 2015

Welcome to February's issue. Here is a round-up of all our latest news.

Be an early bird and get a place at 'SF2015'

Priority booking for ICA members will go live on 23 February for our San Francisco 2015 trade event, which takes place this October. Members who register before 13 April will also benefit from an early bird discount. General registration for all opens at the end of March. Previous events have been a sell-out so please book early to guarantee your place.

Find out more and watch this space >

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China's key cotton spots

Next month (18-30 March), Robert Jiang, our China Business Development Officer, will travel to some of China's key cotton regions to meet with local firms and organisations to strengthen links and discuss trade matters. His first stop is Beijing, then on to Henan, Zhejiang, Jiangsu and Shanghai. Robert will also be facilitating ICA arbitrator exams (basic and advanced level).

Contact Robert to find out more and to set up a meeting >

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Taking our training to Turkey

We will be running our popular 'Raw Cotton Contracting' training in KahramanmaraƟ, Turkey on 25 February. Ideal for anybody working in the raw cotton trade, this practical and interactive course focuses on domestic and international cotton trades via the written contract and the application of the ICA Bylaws & Rules. It is FREE to attend (thanks to sponsorship from the KahramanmaraƟ Chamber of Commerce) and there will be a Turkish translation.

Contact us to reserve your place >

Find out more about the training >

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Going, going, gone

Our most popular training course - Complete Cotton - has sold out for the fourth year in a row. All 40 places have been filled and registration is now closed. We have introduced a reserve list so follow the link below to add your name. The training takes place this April in Liverpool, UK.

Find out more and add your name to the list >

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Sign up for more industry training

We are running two more training courses later this year that you may want to sign up to: 

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3 more for your 'safe' list

Three more firms signed up to safe trading last month and joined the ICA. This takes our total to 593 members - 330 firms, 263 individuals. Here are their details to add to your contacts:

  1. Tong Teik Pte Ltd, Singapore
  2. Calik Pamuk Dogal ve Sentetik Elyaf Ticaret A S, Turkey
  3. Schutter do Brasil Ltda, Brazil

ICA membership is still on the up and appealing to all sectors of the trade - especially those who support safe trading and want to reduce their trading risks.

Find out more about membership and join us >

See who else is a member >

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Boost your cotton contacts

Stay connected and boost your contacts by joining our social/business network community on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter. You can also access our membership directory to find out who is an ICA member and view their details.

Access our online directory >

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About Newsreel

Newsreel is our regular e-news alert. Designed to keep you up to date with everything that is happening at the ICA. Newsreel is aimed at anybody with an interest in the cotton trade.

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