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How to: Counterfeit/trademark Infringement

Counterfeit and trademark infringement issues are a legitimate concern in our industry. Unfortunately there is no easy way to counteract this- protecting all of your information and images is expensive and time consuming, and going after 3rd party marketplace sellers...

Visible & Kissable: Health Canada & BCIA Joint Education Campaign

BCIA is pleased to announce our joint education campaign in conjunction with Health Canada. Recognizing a need to educate the public about safe babywearing, BCIA has combined forces with Health Canada to produce an educational campaign. By educating the public,...

Statement by BCIA Executive Director

Berwick, ME USA, April 7th 2014. Baby Carrier Industry Alliance (BCIA) Executive Director Linnea Catalan issued the following statement. “The Baby Carrier Industry Alliance (BCIA) offers our heartfelt condolences to Marriane and Richard Matthews on the tragic loss of...

ABC Expo Sept 7-10th, 2014, Las Vegas

Coming to the ABC Expo? Stop by to see the following BCIA manufacturer members Company Booth Baby Holdings 3135 Baby K'tan 2321 BabyBjorn 6749 BabyHawk 2737 Beco 7137 Catbird Baby 2731 Chimparoo 2931 ErgoBaby 1705 Grovia/Ovolo 911 Hotslings 1311 Lillebaby 1317 Lucky...

Season’s Greetings!

From our families to yours, we wish you much love, warmth and happiness over the holiday season. The BCIA will be shut down from December 18th 2015 to January 4th, 2016 to spend the holidays with loved ones- we hope you will be doing the same! Urgent inquiries will be...

Statement: Traditional Carrier Use

On behalf of the industry, the BCIA offers the following clarification in response to the recent media attention brought to the practice of babywearing: https://www.yahoo.com/parenting/ryan-reynolds-under-fire-for-the-way-he-carries-122181562587.html While BCIA would...

Employment Opportunity- Web Designer

The BCIA is hiring a part time web designer for general website maintenance and ongoing updates. We are looking for someone who has professional experience working with Wordpress and various integrated plugins to manage the following tasks: regular backups,site...

Scholarship Opportunity: BOND Conference

The BCIA is excited to announce that we will be attending the BOND Conference as diamond sponsors. As part of our sponsorship, we are making available 2 reduced rate scholarship opportunities to those who may otherwise not be able to attend this fabulous event....

Sling Standard Statement

Statement in Response to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) Approving a Final Rule for Infant Slings. The Baby Carrier Industry Alliance (BCIA) is a US-based, registered non-profit trade association which exists to represent manufacturers, retailers...

2016-17 Annual Report Sponsorship Opportunities

The following are opportunities to sponsor the BCIA 2016-17 Annual Report. We welcome members of BCIA to consider sponsorship, as well as non-members who offer services or products that are related to the baby carrier industry. All sponsors will receive: Full-page,...

Season’s Greetings!

From our families to yours, we wish you much love, warmth and happiness over the holiday season. The BCIA will be shut down from December 18th 2015 to January 4th, 2016 to spend the holidays with loved ones- we hope you will be doing the same! Urgent inquiries will be...

Statement: Traditional Carrier Use

On behalf of the industry, the BCIA offers the following clarification in response to the recent media attention brought to the practice of babywearing: https://www.yahoo.com/parenting/ryan-reynolds-under-fire-for-the-way-he-carries-122181562587.html While BCIA would...

2015 BCIA Annual General Meeting and ABC Expo

A resounding thank you to our generous members who have sponsored our Annual General Meeting and Annual Report this year! We couldn't do it without you. Annual Report Sponsors:       Annual General Meeting Dinner Sponsors: Table sponsors: So many BCIA...

Sling Standard Statement

Statement in Response to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) Approving a Final Rule for Infant Slings. The Baby Carrier Industry Alliance (BCIA) is a US-based, registered non-profit trade association which exists to represent manufacturers, retailers...

PSA: Using Clothing as Carriers

The BCIA is a non-profit trade organization representing the manufacturers, retailers and educators who work in the baby carrier industry. We work to advance the industry, promote the importance of carrier use, and maintain best practice and safety guidelines for...

2016-17 Annual Report Sponsorship Opportunities

The following are opportunities to sponsor the BCIA 2016-17 Annual Report. We welcome members of BCIA to consider sponsorship, as well as non-members who offer services or products that are related to the baby carrier industry. All sponsors will receive: Full-page,...

Helpful Babywearing Safety Links

There are a lot of folks thinking hard about baby carrier safety. If you'd like more information, one of these sites may be of help. /babywearing-safety/consumers/ babyslingsafety.blogspot.com www.babywearinginternational.org/pages/safety.php...

Disaster Relief Efforts Q&A

When natural disaster strikes, our best intentions are to assist. Texas, USA is currently dealing with the devastating effects of Hurricane Harvey and unprecedented flood levels. Mumbai, India is currently experiencing the worst flooding in recent history. The...

CPSC Burden Reduction Public Comment Sept 2017

Submitted September 26, 2017 Re: Docket CPSC-2017-0029 Request for Information on Potentially Reducing Regulatory Burdens Without Harming Consumers Dear Mr. Stevenson, The Baby Carrier Industry Alliance (BCIA) is a US-based, registered non-profit trade association...