This article was originally published in the August 16, 2011 issue of AATCC News.
Your Professional Network with AATCC
Start your professional network before you graduate—who you know really does make all the difference! AATCC has been networking for more than 90 years. AATCC events are still one of the best ways to meet colleagues face-to-face. But new online tools are always being added to help you as well.
As a member of AATCC, you have access to every fellow member's email, phone, and mailing address. Search my name, company, or location to find the contacts you need.
Whether you're a member or not, The AATCC LinkedIn group provides:
Links to textile industry colleagues
Global perspective on textile-related issues
Information and resources
Requests for YOUR expertise
Updates on AATCC programs and events
Check out the AATCC Facebook page for:
- Student-focused discussions
- Photos of recent events
- Announcements of scholarships and other programs
You can also join (or start) a group specifically for your student chapter. See what other students are already doing.