Conference Schedule

Take advantage of this full day of information and networking with buyers, fashion industry professionals, suppliers, etc. Get the facts you need to start your fashion line off in the right direction.

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Date:
August 3 + 4, 2019

Join us
LA Convention
  Center

Location   
1201 S. Figueroa St.
Los Angeles, CA 90015

Phone
(562) 461-8555​
Near By Hotels
Mariott
Luxe City Center
​Mayumi

Oceana 
Phone:
(562) 461-8555

August 3, 2019
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Registration
8:00am - 10:00am

Conference
10:00am - 5:00pm


August 4, 2019

Breaking Barriers Awards Gala
Honoring Fashion Industry Pioneers

Ruth Carter
Cross Colours
Carl Jones/TJ Walker
Beverly Johnson​


Red Carpet Pre-Show
10:00am

Breaking Barriers Awards Gala
Begins

12:00pm


​Breaking Barriers on the Runway Fashion Show
2:30pm


Join us for this day of information and promising designer fashion show.
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08:00 — REGISTRATION

  1. 10:00am-10:45am
    Steps to Incorporate Your Business
    - How to Start an LLC - EIN/Taxes - Accounting Business Banking - License & Permits - Insurance
    Speaker: Irene Y. Lee "Law Offices of Russ August & Kabat"
  2. 11:00am- 11:45am
    Legal / Registered TradeMark
    - What is a Trademark - How to Register a Trademark for a Company Name or Phrase
    Speaker: Irene Y. Lee "Law Offices of Russ August & Kabat"
  3. 1:00pm- 1:45pm
    Finding & Working with Suppliers
    - Finding product - Apparel Manufacturers
    Speaker: Joseph Parker "ABC Sewing."

12:00 -Lunch

  1. 2:00pm- 2:45pm
    Pitching Your Fashion Line to Buyers & Distributors
    - Clothing Selling History - Retail-Ready - Line Sheet - Trade Shows - Samples - Distributors - Boutiques / Consignment Shops / National Chains / Depart. Stores
    Speaker: Jonathan Santos & Medin Gebrezgier "The Santos Media Group, LLC" / "Revive Brand Co."
  2. 3:00pm-3:45pm
    Branding / Marketing / Power of the Internet
    - Company Image - Identify Your Market - Know Target Audience - Website - Internet Marketing Options
    Speaker: Randy Trig "Small Business Marketing Strategist & Best Selling Author"
  3. 4:00pm- 4:45pm
    Fashion Industry Success Story
    Fashion Industry success story, steps taken to start their business, and market their line of clothing.
    KeyNote Speaker: TJ Walker"Cross Colours"/"TJ Walker Enterprises"

 COFFEE/TEA

  1. 5:00pm-6:00pm
    Day Ends
    Day Ends - Start Again August 4th 10:AM for Red-Carpet Arrivals

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