British Interiors & Textiles Association
BITA is the voice of British Interiors & Textiles and aims to inform, support and promote all aspects of the Interiors & Textiles industry for the mutual benefit of the industry as a whole. We link our members with suppliers and services including: relevant associations, affiliations and governing bodies, in the UK and beyond. BITA is dedicated to the prosperity of this exciting industry.

The British Interiors & Textiles Association are hosting specialist masterclasses across the country for Textile Design students and new graduates to learn all the essential skills to make you interview ready!

We at BITA have many years' experience in recruiting designers for many of the top furnishing design studios, brands & mills in the UK and abroad.

We have a panel of some of the most talented and experienced Furnishing Fabric Design Directors, Managers and Designers to talk to you about how they got to where they are today and what they look for when recruiting new designers.


  • Do's and Don'ts of structuring your CV
  • What to include in your portfolio and why?
  • How to conduct yourself in Interviews and how to follow up afterwards?


  • Hear their career stories and help to shape your future career
  • Networking opportunities with Textile Industry Recruiter and Designers


  • Trend forecasting and colour awareness
  • Building your personal brand and the importance of self-promotion on line
  • Being commercially aware

Present your CV/portfolio to experienced Industry Recruiter Diane Harding, for your chance to get one to one advice
and be considered for future textile designer roles (UK and internationally) .

Next Date & Venue: Prestigious Textiles, Bradford Thursday 16, November 2017

Free of charge for BITA members or £20 per ticket (Inc VAT & Lunch). • : To book tickets or if you're a University, College
or Company interested in holding this event at your premises please contact Cherish King / 01908 410598 (ext 5)