Grow the Movement

CTD Fall Gathering

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September 21-22

Asheville, North Carolina



Thursday, Sept. 21

Join us Thursday night to network and celebrate over heavy hors d'oeuvres and drinks in downtown Asheville...

Catawba Brewing, 32 Banks Ave., Asheville



Friday, Sept. 22

Friday starts with a lite breakfast and includes plenty of time for building camaraderie with colleagues. We'll tour a factory, learn process innovation and receive an inspiring presentation over lunch...

Diamond Brand, 145 Cane Creek Industrial Park Road, Fletcher

8:30-9:00am           Breakfast/Networking

9:00-9:30                Introductions, CTD Updates

9:30-11:45               Tour and Lean Manufacturing Discussion 

Travel to Sew Co. and The Oriole Mill

Oriole Mill, 701 Oriole Drive, Hendersonville

12:15-2:00                Lunch, Presentation from Eric Henry of TS Designs


Continue the dialogue and Grow the Movement! Peers huddle up to problem solve challenges and growth opportunities, discover methods of harvesting ideal clients and plan for the future.

*Friday afternoon's session is only for CTD members and/or cut and sew factories

2:00-3:30                Round Table Problem Solving

3:30-5:00                Workshop: Harvesting Clients



$60 for non CTD members


We have the following group rate discounts through Catawba Brewing. These rates are subject to change (especially if you reserve closer to the conference date):

  • Sheraton Four Points:
    • $109 for 1 king or 2 doubles
    • Use this link or call 828.253.1851 and ask for the Carolina Textile District block
  • Aloft Hotel:
    • $220 for 2 queens or $237 for 1 king
    • Use this link to or call 828.232.2838 and ask for the Catawba Brewing discount
  • Holiday Inn & Suites, Asheville-Downtown-Tunnel Road:
    • $120 for 1 king or $132 for 2 queens
    • Use this link to book online by entering "Corporate ID" 786855334 or call 828.225.5550 and ask for the Catawba Brewing discount
  • DoubleTree Asheville-Biltmore
    • $139 for 1 king or 2 doubles
    • Call 828.274.1800 and ask for the Biltmore Village discount