Restricted Substances List on Apparel Industry

20th June 2015 at MGHRDC (Myanmar Garment Human Resource Development Centre)

MGMA is offering a free seminar on restricted substances list in the apparel sector for their members in cooperation with TUV Sud. This seminar is also opened to non-members with 5,000 MMK per person. This lecture will be bi-lingual in Myanmar and English.

Social Compliance Workshop

23rd and 24th June 2015 at Shweyi Zabe Factory
SMART Myanmar’s 2nd Social Compliance Academy has given a chance for 6 more garment factories to participate after the first academy. This time the activity will kick off with a workshop where the social compliance experts from Systain will present the Social Compliance policy and procedures followed by on site consultancy at individual factories.

Monsoon meet up and Networking

26th June 2015 at Padonmar Restaurant
On June 26th, 2015 at 6:00pm, the first evening of the 4th Annual Garment & Textile Machinery Exhibition, MGMA is organizing a networking event for its members to socialize with each other and with visiting overseas buyers and suppliers.

RSVP to to reserve your spot. All tickets reserved and paid for before May 15th are just $10. From May 16th until June 19th tickets will cost $16 for non-members and $12 for MGMA members. Tickets purchased after June 19th will be $20 for non-members and $15 for MGMA members.

Follow Up Visit to Improve Compliance

Onsite Consultancy
4th-19th August 2015 at Factories (Myanmar Synergy, Maple and Shwe Sakar)
Social Compliance Experts from Systain to revisit the 3 factories that they have given an onsite consultancy during the 1st SMART Myanmar Compliance to see progress in keeping up with their individual action plan.

Fire Safety & Prevention Seminar

15th August 2015 at MGHRDC (Myanmar Garment Human Resource Development Centre)
A representative from WRAP – Worldwide Responsible Accredited Production – will be giving a half-day talk for interested factory owners and managers at MGMA’s training center, MGHRDC in mid-August. The topic for the August lecture is “Factory Fire Safety & Prevention”. This event is tentatively scheduled for August 15th. This seminar is free for individuals from MGMA’s member factories. Non-members can attend for 10,000 kyats. This lecture will be bi-lingual in Myanmar and English.