FWF Annual Conference 2016

Register now!

Fair Wear Foundation would like to welcome its members and stakeholders to this year's annual conference, on 7 October at the Volkshotel in Amsterdam.

Members please register here before 22 September.

Others can register here before 22 September.

Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis. Register as soon as possible to ensure a spot.


Member & Stakeholder Dinner - Thursday 6 October

The Member & Stakeholder Dinner will take place on Thursday 6 October at 18:30 at the Volkshotel on the Wibautstraat in Amsterdam.

You can register for the dinner when you register for the conference. The €75 per person dinner ticket includes beverages. FWF will invoice attendees after the conference.


Programme - Friday 7 October 

This year's theme is  Redesigning the industry, and the programme is as follows:


09:00 - 09:30  Doors open for registration

09:30 - 10:25  Introduction to FWF's 2016 Annual Conference
                       Keynote address

10:25 - 12:00  Session 1*

12:00 - 13:40  Lunch break

13:40 - 15:15  Session 2*

15:15 - 16:10  Best Practice Award introduction and nominee pitches

16:10 - 16:35  Voting on Best Practice Award

16:35 - 16:55  Best Practice Award ceremony

16:55 - 17:00 Closing remarks


*Note that participants will have the opportunity to join different sessions on FWF's main areas of work: social dialogue, gender equality and living wage. During the registration process participants can choose two of the three topics and attend either the morning or the afternoon session.


The venue for this year's conference is the Volkshotel. This location is accesible by both public transportation and car.


Book your accommodation now

Amsterdam is a popular destination in October, so FWF recommends booking your accommodation as soon as possible. For participants, a 10% discount is available on all room types at the Volkshotel. Mention the code wear2016 when booking through this website to benefit from the discount.   

You can also book rooms at these two locations, conveniently within walking distance of the Volkshotel:

The Student Hotel Amsterdam City
Hotel Casa 400


Best Practice Award


FWF’s 2016 Annual Conference provides the opportunity to showcase how your brand is using newer, smarter, more effective or simply easier ways to improve labour conditions. Submit your Best Practice by 22 July.

Download the Best Practice Award Application

Are you interested in joining our Annual Conference 2016? Or have you lost your registration information? Please contact Annouk Post at post@fairwear.org.