Recaps of Fashion Business Webinars

Financing an Omni Channel Fashion Business
Presented By: Tim Moore, Hilldun Corp
Supply Chain of the Future
Presented By: Nancy Marino, Columbus Consulting
The Future of Digital Marketing
Presented By: Madison Fiore, Hawke Media
Protecting Your Brand and the New Rules for Influencer Marketing
Presented By: Danielle Garno, Reed Smith, LLP
Fashion's Rebound, the Importance of Having the Right Accounting Relationship
Presented By: Stuart Mayer, Prager Metis
State & Local Taxes: How Fashion Businesses Can Maintain an Edge and Mitigate Risk
Presented By: Chris Vignone, PM Business Advisors
Experiential Branding and How to Reach Your Customer Post COVID-19
Presented By: David Pilnick, Pilnick & Associates
Fashion Brand Building & Strategic Sales
Presented By: Steve Trayner, Barbarian Marketing
The Future of Sustainability
Presented By: Kristen Kern, AAFA
How to Build a Successful International Fashion Brand
Presented By: Mariam Bin Mahfouz, Julian Chang and Viviana Gabeiras
The Future of the Virtual Fashion Show: A Technology Summit
Presented By: Anouk Wipprecht, Goncarlo Cruz, Daria Shapovalova, Natalia Modenova
Moderated By: Beth Sobol, Andrew Burnstine
2020 was a year of innovation, creativity and disruption. The traditional Fashion Show has been altered. Whether it's for the short, medium or long term basis no one knows. Lynn University and the Global Fashion Business Alliance (GFBA) join forces to co-produce and co-promote a unique and special 90 min event showcasing technology, entrepreneurs and innovators behind Digital Fashion Shows.
Reboot: A Webinar on Approaching Your Bridal Industry Dreams - Motivation, Education and Access to Funding Opportunities
Presented By: Beth Sobol, Jane Heflin, Paulette Cleghorn
The Fashion Industry has seen a massive disruption in the last 18 months -- given the confluence of climate change, sustainability momentum, consumer consciousness, the alleged mall / retail apocalypse, the rise of the direct to consumer brands and a global pandemic. Creativity, pizzaz and innovation have given way to a reboot and a rethink about supply chains, operational efficiency, and inventory and cash management. If 2020 was the year of interruptions and survival, then 2021 is the beginning of the decade of resilience.
GFBA’s Fashion & Retail Business Development Programs
Presented By: Beth Sobol, Ron Thurston
Join us for a 60 min event to learn more about GFBA's 8 Week Virtual Fashion and Retail Business Management Program and hear directly from Beth Sobol, creator of Miami Fashion Week.

Past Meet the Fashionistas Webinars

Fashion Consultant - Dr. Courtney A. Hammonds
Dr. Courtney A. Hammonds personifies the definition of a renaissance man. With over 20 years of professional experience in multiple industries, Hammonds has built a solid reputation as a multi-gifted and multi-purposed professional in his roles as a global educator, style expert, lifestyle consultant, and author.
Public Relations Expert - Cece Feinberg
For over 20 years Cece Feinberg has been at the forefront of fashion PR. Bringing together a unique mix of art, fashion, and luxury clients. Continuously delivering prestige value that defines and propels brands into that elusive and exclusive luxury market.
Super Stylist - Elysze Held
Style Out Of The City founder Elysze Held, is an inspiring and well known stylist, closet editor, Fashion Event Emcee, Trunk Show extraordinaire, image refresher, and STYLE discussion host. For over 30 years she has dressed everyone from ceo’s, supermodels, famous celebrities and socialites with her deeply personal and vibrantly versatile approach to building a wardrobe.
Sustainable Vegan Entrepreneurs - Adrián López Velarde and Marte Cázarez
Adrián López Velarde and Marte Cázarez worked together to develop a vegan leather made with nopal, a cactus. Its trade name is Desserto®. With an interest in reducing the environmental impact of traditional leather, they developed a product with equal performance and aesthetics, but also with greater sustainability.
Selling Live - Madison Schill
Madison Schill from Livescale TV -- the equivalent of QVC for the TikTok Generation - Live Shopping from the comfort of your mobile, laptop, tablet.
Pinterest Expert - Alejandra (Alex) Baca-Rodriguez
Alejandra (Alex) Baca-Rodriguez is a marketing strategist and Pinterest expert. She reaches over 18 Million viewers with her own Pinterest profile and uses her knowledge to help wedding pros reach millions with their audiences, grow their business, and book clients on autopilot.
Retail Expert - Ron Thurston
You know who loves retail? Ron Thurston does, and he's proud of it. Ron shares his retail experience leading teams, launching brands and observing the changes of consumer behavior.
Meet The Fashion Institute of Technology Class of 2021
How are the next generation of designers being influenced? Join the GFBA for an open discussion with recent fashion design graduates from the Fashion Institute of Technology in NYC. With special guest retail expert Ron Thurston.