Weave The Future

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Call for participation
Are you a university student or recent graduate?
Want a formative experience in a unique company that has shaped the history of ‘Made in Italy’ – what we prefer to call ‘Stile Italia’?
Think you have talent to share and develop?
Want to make your contribution to the future of ‘Stile Italia’?
……then you could be the person that the Marzotto Group is looking for on this project!
Please apply filling in the registration form and uploading your CV in English.

The challenge:
Here in Marzotto Group our next challenge is called Weave the Future!
We’re asking ourselves what our future, and the future of “Stile Italia”, will be like.
The answer will be put together by 25 young men and women coming from all over the world. For 7 weeks during a new media style digital workshop, and 7 days in Italy, they will form The Weaver’s Club, a workshop designed to consider, plan and reflect on 5 specific processes decisive for the future progress of our company.
7 days in Italy. A “live” appointment with your future: from Monday 7th November 2011 to Friday 11th November 2011 in Valdagno, heart of the Marzotto Group.

Designing Supply Chains
What means will we use to organise logistical flow? How will relationships along the supply chain change?

Creating Working Environments
How will the factories of tomorrow be designed? What criteria will inspire the planning of workplaces?

Opening Unexplored Paths
Where will we be able to utilise textiles in the near future? On what new textiles will we be able to gamble in the future?

Improving Communication Tools
What solutions should be adopted in B2B communication?

Exploring Strategic Opportunities
How will the world of textiles evolve?

We only want young lovers of “STILE ITALIA”
Our challenge is open to students throughout the world, 27 or younger, coming from any faculty, discipline (undergraduate, graduate, postgraduate) or specialist school.
What we’re looking for:

  • passion for “Stile Italia”
  • the ability to take risks and get involved
  • a desire to innovate (and overcome limits)
  • a creative vision of the future

What are we offering in exchange?

  • the opportunity of a formative experience inside a company that has shaped the history of “Made in Italy” and of the Italian textile industry
  • the opportunity to show your skills to an attentive and demanding audience of experts in the field.
  • the opportunity to discover our beautiful country during a complementary weekend
  • a grant of € 2000

If you’ve decided to accept our challenge complete this form to apply. You have until the 31st of August 2011.
If you are among the 50 talented people selected, our team will contact you by the first week of September to record a short video in which you’ll have to tell us the reasons why you love “Stile Italia”.
The best 25, those with passion and professionalism, those a cut above the rest that we need to plan the next 25, will become part of the Marzotto Weavers Club.

Valdagno, Como and Biella

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