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This weekend... Apparel Entrepreneurial Business Course - hosted by Fashion Business Inc in Orange County

From: Felena H.
Sent on: Tuesday, June 9, 2009 5:28 PM
Designed by experienced professionals with a track record of success, to assist designers and new apparel companies achieve their goals of becoming a successful and profitable company.

When: Saturday, June 13th: 9:00AM to 4:00PM & Sunday, June 14th: 10:00AM to 2:00PM

This two day, 11 hour course has been created to guide the apparel entrepreneur through the many complex parts of starting and operating an apparel company.

Topics covered include:
* How to turn your creative ideas into an apparel business
* What licenses you need and how to get them
* Legal issues and how to set up your company
* How to determine your funding needs and where to find financing
* Setting the course for success with a sound business plan
* How to get your samples made
* Finding the right manufacturer and how to protect your IP
* Pricing and how to ensure profitability and margins for growth
* Trade shows and what you need to know
* Sales, marketing and branding your product
* How to protect your cash flow in tough economic times
* How to create budgets needed to ensure your business stays on a successful course

This workshop is presented by:
Frances Harder, Founder and Executive Director of Fashion Business Inc.,
Dana Fried, Managing Partner of Delphic Consulting Group,

Location The Camp @ Orange County
2937 Bristol St.
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Contact Phone:[masked]
Email: [address removed]

Register online at:,com_civicrm/Itemid,339/
Event Fee(s) FBI Members & Students-proof of enrollment $225.00
Non Member $295.00
FBI has extended us the member price of $225 ($70 off). Please use code FOCUS when registering.

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