Frequently Asked Questions

Why should I create a CottonWorks™ account?

CottonWorks™ is the go-to tool for professionals or emerging professionals in the apparel and textile industry. If you are currently working in the industry, preparing for a career in this field, or educating students on apparel or textile-related topics, you should consider creating an account.

When you create a free account, you gain exclusive access to all that CottonWorks™ has to offer, including:

Exclusive Content

While most of the resources at are available to all visitors, certain content is locked for only logged-in users to access. These exclusive pieces of content will be visibly marked with a lock icon and are easily unlocked upon creating a free account or by logging in with your existing account.

Mailing List

With your free account, you are opting in on our private mailing list, allowing you to be the first to know about upcoming webinars, new content, and unique opportunities available to you as a CottonWorks™ user.

Workshop Registration

If eligible for our CottonWorks™ workshops, a CottonWorks™ account gives you the ability to register through for our upcoming workshops across the United States. We’ve even added a live countdown feature to each workshop listing so you can mark your calendars for the next registration date.

Custom Lists

Just like playlists you create on your favorite music app, you have the ability to create and save custom lists of CottonWorks™ content to revisit later or to share with your colleagues.

What are workshops?

Workshops are technical training sessions held across the United States and internationally on topics ranging from performance technologies, denim manufacturing, fabric analysis, sweater manufacturing, dyeing, and others. These workshops are available to individuals who work for companies that import cotton and cotton products.

Who is eligible to attend a workshop?

CottonWorks™ workshops are available to individuals who work for companies that import cotton and cotton products. If you have additional questions about eligibility or the registration process, check out or Workshop Registration Guide.

What is Cotton Incorporated and how is CottonWorks™ affiliated?

Cotton Incorporated, funded by U.S. growers of upland cotton and importers of cotton and cotton textile products, is the research and marketing company representing upland cotton. Cotton Incorporated is designed and operated to improve the demand for and profitability of cotton. CottonWorks™ is a resource developed and maintained by Cotton Incorporated as part of the Importer Support Program.

What is the Importer Support Program?

CottonWorks™ is brought to you by the Importer Support Program, a program funded by the Cotton Board and conducted by Cotton Incorporated to benefit U.S. importers of cotton and cotton products.