Public Presentations & Knowledge Sharing

Joan Johnston delivers talks both at industry conferences and universities across the UK. Using rich, engaging, relevant content, Joan’s passion for “Made in Britain” and knowledge of the premium market, make her a specialist in her field.


“It was lovely to meet you at the ‘Making it in Textiles Conference’ and I really enjoyed your presentation which was inspiring, humorous and so relevant for today’s student ( and academics).” 

Grainne SwannSenior Lecturer Textile Design, Norwich University of the Arts. October 2016

“Very informative! Especially liked the notes on emotional connection and value of showing exactly where your product comes from. Ace !10/10 thank you ” 

Xpo North On the RoadWick, February 2017.

Great background knowledge mixed with personal experience ( and interesting anecdotes).

MA Buying and Merchandising student Manchester Fashion Institute, March 17