LIVE WEBINAR: Doing business in the US, with Maria Pesin of Vibe Consulting

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This is an online live webinar. RSVP via the Eventbrite link.

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Join us for a free live webinar with opportunity for Q&A chat on Wednesday 12th June at 6pm BST.

According to a report by Nielsen, nearly half of US consumers say they would "definitely or probably change their consumption habits to reduce their impact on the environment", making the US market a consistent growth opportunity for sustainable business.

Crossing the Atlantic may seem like an overwhelming challenge when you don’t know where to start. Our webinar with Vibe Consulting will cover a host of practical tips for preparing to break into the US market.

Having invited Maria to cover the topic of Pricing a Product for Retailers over in our Members' Club; Sustainable Fashion Collective we couldn't wait to invite her back again. Maria Pesin has grown businesses to over a million dollars in revenue and is a senior apparel industry executive with over 30 years of field experience. She founded Vibe Consulting to help entrepreneurs make sense of the massive changes taking place in the fashion industry. She lives by the ethos that "too many talented, aspiring designers fail for all the wrong reasons". Maria has 3 key challenges for fashion businesses: business sense, uniqueness and sales.

In this live webinar, we'll cover:
- Hiring independent sales reps to manage and sell your product.
- How to ask sales reps to manage sales and how they work.
- Checking credit on stores in advance.
- Sustainability from the US perspective.

Accessible online
Wednesday 12th June
1pm EDT / 6pm BST / 10.30pm IST / 3am AEST (Thursday)

How to join the live webinar:

You must RSVP via the Eventbrite link in order to receive the webinar link half an hour before the intended start time. The video will automatically play when the event starts. You'll receive email reminders through Eventbrite too. A replay will be available on our Sustainable Fashion Collective Members' Club once the webinar finishes (for information on the MC, head to Don't forget - you'll need a Google or YouTube account to be able to comment on this video, so make sure you're signed up and signed in ahead of time.

Guest expert: Maria Pesin

Maria Pesin is a senior apparel industry executive with an outstanding history of achievement and over 25 years of field experience. She has developed brands from the ground up and taken well-known names to new heights of excellence. Her proven leadership ability has led her to spearhead marketing operations and construct and implement business plans for New York apparel giants like Fleet Street and GIII Apparel Group building multi-million dollar brands. She has established herself as an expert in everything from merchandising and sales to product development and budgeting.


To get a taster for Maria's expertise, you can download some free material. There is a free copy of her eBook '14 Essential Truths Everyone in the Fashion Business Should Know' >> just head to the Eventbrite link for the external link.


The discussion will be moderated by Charlie Bradley Ross, founder and Director of Offset Warehouse and The Members' Club.