Black Design Collective

BDC

THE BUSINESS OF THE BUSINESS OF
CONSUMER PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT,
INCLUDING FASHION, FOOTWEAR, & ACCESSORIES

THE CALIFORNIA FASHON FOUNDATION
and
THE BLACK DESIGN COLLECTIVE

WHAT’S NEXT FOR YOUR CAREER?
HOW TO MOVE FORWARD OR BECOME AN ENTREPRENEUR
HEAR ABOUT THE THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW – ASK ANY QUESTIONS

PANEL OUTLINE

All programs moderated by Ilse Metchek, President, California Fashion Association.

  • CONSUMER PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT – August 18th, 2020
    • Presenter: Ilse Metchek, President, California Fashion Association
  • FASHION LAW – October 13th, 2020
    • Guest presenter: Gina Bibby, Partner, Withersworldwide
  • ASSESSING CAPITAL NEEDS – November 10th, 2020
    • Guest presenter: Mario Contino, Rosenthal & Rosenthal
  • SELLING THE COLLECTION – December 8th, 2020
    • Panelists
      • Shelda Hartwell Hale, VP Merchandising, Directives West
      • Mona Sangkala, Marketing Director, Cooper Design Space
      • Stephanie Strong, Partner Manager, ChannelAdvisor
  • TECHNOLOGY OF PRODUCTION – January 26th, 2021
    • Panelists
      • David Ryan, Managing Partner, California Design Technology
      • Hannah Underhill, Vice President, Power Digital Marketing
  • CREATIVITY IS NOT ENOUGH – WHERE IS THE MONEY? – April 27th, 2021
    • Panelists
      • Matthew Moeck, Director, Hilldun Corp.
      • Jill Mazur, Owner, Mazur Consulting
      • Savannah Crawford, Chief Educational Collaborator, Tukatech
  • SUSTAINABILITY…THE NEW NORMAL? FOCUS ON PROGRESS. WHAT IS PERFECTION? – November 30th, 2021
    • Panelists
      • Suzanne Lerner, Co-Founder & CEO, Michael Stars
      • Sean Zahedi, President, Lafayette Textiles
      • Don Whaley, VP of Sales & Marketing, Kornit Digital