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Seminars – Day 2

Day 1 – Tue 13 Nov
Day 2 – Wed 13 Nov
Day 3 – Thu 14 Nov

8.15am – Pitching to the Australian Market – What You Need to Know

This is an exhibitor focused seminar but is still open for visitor registrations.
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Melissa Moylan (USA)
Melissa Moylan (USA)Vice President/Creative of Womenswear | FASHION SNOOPS
Cost $60 + gst

9.30am – Global Trends For S/S 20/21

Fashion Snoops Global Trends will identify four visionary narratives across women’s, men’s and active markets. Leveraging key cultural indicators, acclaimed mood movies will help set the tone. Colour palettes, silhouette, material and pattern direction will provide you with design intelligence for the season.
As VP, Creative at Fashion Snoops, Melissa Moylan is recognized as an expert in trend forecasting. Based out of Los Angeles, she leads Fashion Snoops’ womenswear team to provide analysis across runway, tradeshows and retail. Throughout all market levels, Melissa’s well-rounded view allows her to successfully report on trends from inception to commercial realization. With over 14 years of experience in New York City, Paris and Los Angeles, she’s previously held buying and senior merchandising positions with department stores and manufacturers. Melissa has traveled extensively to train research teams and trend partners. She is a sought-after speaker at industry events in the U.S., Europe and Asia and is also involved with branding for international consulting projects.
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Elizabeth Formosa
Elizabeth FormosaFounder & Fashion Business Consultant, Fashion Equipped Australia
Cost $40 + gst

11.00am – Develop Your Savvy Sourcing Strategy

There are some things that fashion business owners simply cannot afford to ‘wing’, and sourcing definitely is one of them. This Masterclass has been designed for fashion business startups and fashion brands, both existing and emerging, to learn key skills that are essential to running a successful fashion business. We’ll teach you: How to find and choose the right manufacturer for your business. How to ensure your business is ‘source ready’. The sampling and tech side of fashion &
the non-negotiables of responsible sourcing and transparency.
Elizabeth is the Founder of Fashion Equipped, a Melbourne based consultancy agency specialising in the business of fashion. Elizabeth has worked with some of Australia’s largest retailers and privately owned wholesalers, and she’s gained valuable industry experience working in senior roles in retail buying, product development, sourcing, sales, brand building, marketing, strategic planning and team management.

As a consultant and mentor, Elizabeth now shares her knowledge and experience with Australia’s next generation of fashion businesses and designers. Most recently, Elizabeth’s passion and mission has been focused on launching an Online Programme for fashion start-ups. This immersive programme brings big business knowledge to emerging business and is a valuable asset for those planning, launching and growing a fashion business.

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Pinakin Chaubal
Pinakin ChaubalPrincipal Consultant | APN Consultivate
Cost $40 + gst

12.30pm – Expert Opinion on TCF During Legal and Commercial Disputes

Qualified and independent expert opinion plays a key role during resolving commercial and legal disputes swiftly. Learn how you and your business can avoid expensive disputes in future by taking some good precautions. A must attend session for everyone trying to do the right thing by the customer and save future hassles and liabilities.
Pinakin Chaubal brings years of experience in developing, assessing, purchasing and managing TCF products.  Pinakin regularly provides expert opinion in legal and commercial disputes and helps businesses minimize risks before it is too late.  Through APN Performance Testing www.apnperftest.com he and his team provide an independent testing and consulting service.
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Day 1 – Tue 12 Nov
Day 2 – Wed 13 Nov
Day 3 – Thu 14 Nov