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GFSI Conference 2019 Roundup Day 2: Celebrations and Solutions

While Nice reverberates with the activity of its famous Carnaval, the Acropolis buzzes with a different kind of festivity: the second day of the GFSI Conference. Always the busiest day of the event, Wednesday’s schedule included over a dozen topics and an awards ceremony and closed with the most anticipated social event of the week.

While Nice reverberates with the activity of its famous Carnaval, the Acropolis buzzes with a different kind of festivity: the second day of the GFSI Conference. Always the busiest day of the event, Wednesday’s schedule included over a dozen topics and an awards ceremony and closed with the most anticipated social event of the week.

GFSI 2019 Conference Roundup Day 1: Many Voices, One Shared Goal

After thirteen years abroad, the GFSI Conference has returned to its home country of France! Over 1,000 delegates streamed through the doors of the historic Nice Acropolis this morning, making the 2019 conference the biggest event GFSI has ever held in Europe.

After thirteen years abroad, the GFSI Conference has returned to its home country of France! Over 1,000 delegates streamed through the doors of the historic Nice Acropolis this morning, making the 2019 conference the biggest event GFSI has ever held in Europe.

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