Agenda WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2017 (please be on time)
8:00-8:30 am Meet at the Century Courtyard: Registration Lobby to pick up market badges 305 West High Ave; Shuttle Stop: 29 (Red Line) Mentoring will be held in the Seminar Room in Market Suites
8:30 – 8:35 am Welcome and Instructions for the day
8:35 – 9:15 am Speaker: Jana Platina Phipps, The Trim Queen “How to Hustle and Pivot to a Career You’ll Love”
9:25 – 10:30 am Round Tables – 30 minutes per RT – 2 opportunities
10:30 am -12:00 pm Tours
12:00 pm Lunch
We welcome trim designer Jana Platina Phipps who develops custom trimmings for NYC-based fashion companies, and also designs bespoke home and fashion accessories herself, using trimmings and vintage jewelry.
Round Table Discussions: You will attend 2 on a variety of industry topics.
FOLLOWING the Roundtables we will begin showroom tours. Learn what retail buyers look for and think about while walking the showroom. See what WithIt members are up to. Join us for a showroom tour lead by the industry’s most innovating WithIt Women.
ENDING our day will be a networking lunch with your tour group.
WithIt will secure passes for students who register for student mentoring day no later than October 2, 2017. Please have students register on www.withit.org individually or send a complete list to firstname.lastname@example.org. Student passes cannot be printed at any of the registration desks.
Please let us know if you have to cancel – email@example.com.
International Market Centers and DesignOnHPMKT bring a strong series of original programming that will appeal to designers, buyers and retailers this fall – offering attendees a wealth of choices to connect with peers, become educated on industry trends, earn CEU credits and get insights on important issues impacting the future.