SOURCING Online Recorded Seminar Schedule

See below a list of seminars scheduled for SOURCING at MAGIC Online. Check back frequently to discover more sessions as they are added!

Description

Politics tries to say we can’t live with them while the industry says we can’t live without them.

Topics of conversation:

a. Balance of Trade – President Trump came in to office with the goal of altering the balance of trade with China. What does that mean and is that good policy?
b. Tariffs – what has been hit and have they helped or hurt?
c. Hong Kong – what happened and how does this affect our industry?
d. China Phase One Trade deal – success or failure
e. Should we be selling product in to China?

Speaker

Rick Helfenbein, Former Chairman, President & CEO American Apparel & Footwear Association

Description

 Before this catastrophic virus attacked the world, the US textile and apparel industry was, and is going through many necessary changes. Due to this current world epidemic these facts are now being magnified and it will be important to address them with new solutions. The US textile and apparel industry with good planning could return to be a new vibrant industry.

Speaker

Frances Harder, Fashion for Profit

Description

Questions (and answers) to address before you begin your journey into the fashion industry with all its complexities.  

Speaker

Frances Harder, Fashion for Profit

Description

The coronavirus pandemic swept over every link of the 30 links of the global textile/apparel supply chain not like a tsunami, but like a volcanic flow, burying everything we took for granted and then staying put. This session explores the industry response from three angles - the global big picture; the recovery by retailers; and the change in production by one producer.

Speakers

Mike Todaro, Managing Director of AAPN

Tony Anzovino, Global Apparel Sourcing for Haggar Clothing Co.

Rick Horwitch, VP Strategy Solutions and Business Development & Marketing for Bureau Veritas

Ron Roach, President of Contempora Fabrics

Description

11:00am PST / 2:00pm EST

Join Frances and Simona and Ray from EDC SBDC for a live discussion regarding small business funding. The SBDC GLOBAL Trade Program is designed to assist businesses access global trade opportunities by connecting them with specialized business assistance, training and resources. SBDC GLOBAL helps local firms identify and take advantage of trade opportunities, provide a strategic approach to global markets, and use global markets as a catalyst for innovation and growth.

The SBDC GLOBAL Trade Program includes advising in the following areas:

• Developing an Export Plan

• Developing a Global Marketing Strategy

• Export/Import Regulations

• Export/Import Documentation (eUCP/eURC)

• International Financing - support with navigating local, state, and federal grants and financial programs designed to promote export activities.

• International Distribution and Logistics

• International Market Research and Digital Marketing

• E-commerce Digital Tools that help you go Global

 

Additional areas of support:

• Manufacturing Consulting to help companies build robust management operating systems and processes

• Foreign Direct Investment Consulting to help foreign companies navigate local, state and federal regulatory systems and connect with the right local contacts.

Speakers

Frances Harder, Fashion for Profit

Simona Racek and Ray Bowman, EDC SBDC

Description

When stating the exciting journey to create a new brand it will be ESPECIALLY important to understand all the various steps that go into producing a garment. This session will outline each phase and explain their importance.

Speaker

Frances Harder, Fashion for Profit

Description

Financing a startup business/how much money does one need? How to finance an apparel company during the pandemic. What are the options? This session will explain the need to have a financial plan and what should be fully understood about financing before launching a new brand.

Speakers

Frances Harder, Fashion for Profit

Rob Greenspan of CPA Greenspan Consulting

Seminars, Learning, & Resources Provided by Sourcing's Top Experts and Influencers

September 15 - December 15, 2020

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