Fashion Industry Resources

4 Not-To-Be-Missed NYC Fashion Business Seminars

Business Education Seminars

When it comes to education, your job is never done. Yes, you’re a business owner and very busy (to put it mildly) but a commitment to staying on top of industry trends and business best practices is a sign of a true entrepreneur.

Business changes fast and fashion changes even faster. Make sure that you spend time every month educating yourself. It’s one of the keys to business success.

So, where do fashion designers find relevant seminars and workshops to attend? From July 22nd to 24th Texworld USA and The International Apparel Sourcing Show, ApparelSourcingwill be offering a series of amazing and informative panels and discussions for fashion designers and brands.

Since we’re pretty sure you are already convinced of the importance of attending these shows, we’ll jump right into some of the great seminars that are being offered.

Oh, and as side note, the seminars are free for registered show attendees! Pretty sweet.

Texworld USA and ApparelSourcing Fashion Business Education Seminars

  1. THE WHAT, WHERE AND HOW OF GARMENT PRODUCTION– Are your materials really what you ordered? Do you know where your product has been? Do you know how your product was really made? Do they meet government regulations? Join our panel to learn how to insure your product is made responsibly and in compliance with industry regulations.
  2. HOW TO MARKET YOUR FASHION BUSINESS IN TODAY’S CLUTTERED WORLD- Marketing your fashion business is vital to your brand’s success. Learn about online and offline ideas that emerging fashion designers can use that will help break through the clutter. The presentation will include include examples, tactics and best practices that brands can execute.
  3. HOW NOT TO START A FASHION BRAND- Covering the 5 top common mistakes that new designers make that will put you out of business before you even get started. Learn how to avoid these mistakes and how to cost effectively start your business.
  4. PREFERRED FIBERS, MAKING THE RIGHT FIBER CHOICES- The market is on its way to a more sustainable future. To get there, you need to choose the right raw materials. Learn which fibers are preferred for their proven environmental credentials and leave this seminar with a new understanding of which fibers can take us to a better future and what you need to do to get us there.

And so many more…

Check out and register for the complete list of fashion business seminars here >>

Show Dates: July 22nd – 24th
Javits Center
New York, NY


Though Texworld USA commissioned us to share this cool new resource with you, we never agree to write about anything we don’t think is really awesome. Promise.

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Nicole is the founder of StartUp FASHION, an online community and support system for independent designers around the world. She’s a traveler, a weaver, and a foodie. A deep love for the craft of fashion pared with an adamant belief that success is defined by the individual, led her to found StartUp FASHION were she helps independent designers and makers screw the traditional fashion business rules, create their own paths, and build businesses they truly love. More than anything else, she’s in the business of encouragement and works every day to remind makers and designers that they have something special to offer the world and that they can, in fact, do this thing!