2015 Workshops and speakers todate:
Fashion My Future Career Conference Workshops 2015
Keynote Speaker: Jared Lang, CEO and founder of FASHION HOUSTON
WORKSHOP SPEAKERS to date:
Kelly Amen: Kelly Gale Amen Design
Sally Templeton Navarrete: Houston Custom Décor
Claremarie Verheyen: Costume Design, Associate professor at U of H
Davina Tweedy: Langford Market
Jackie Adams: CEO, Owner of Melodrama Boutique
A) Hear Say: How social media has impacted the consumer, Host: Helen Perry, Corporate and Personal Image Consultant and Humorist, Panelists: Heather Petrey of LAFashionsnob; Lindley Arnoldy of The Flip Side blog, owns her own jewelry company, and writes for Culture Map; Rocquelle Porch, Digital Branding manager for Medley, Inc. and her blog, Consider Me Lovely, owns a handbag accessory company called Clutched and Covered.
Helen Perry Rocquelle Porch
B) Go Figure: The future of fit in the global market place, hosted by Jane Carlton Hall, Owner/Designer Carlton-Hall, Inc., My Design Studio and AII fashion instructor. Chloe Dao, owner/designer DAO Chloe DAO, winner Project Runway Season 2, Judge Project Runway Viet-Nam 2013, Jessica McMahon, owner/designer Lila Gabriel, Esther Friedman, Cuteheads (childrenswear) owner/designer.
Jane Hall Jessica McMahon
C) The Eyes Have It: Enticing customers through visual presentation, Hosted by Andrea Bonner, Professor HCCS, Stylist, Panelists: Davina Tweedy, AA Concepts (Langford Market); Alison Martin, Brand Ambassador for BCBGMaxazine, formerly BCBG Region Visual Manager; Luis Lopez, Regional Visual Manager for BCBGMAXAZRIA Group, Southwest Texas Market.
Andrea Bonner Alison Martin
Davina Tweedy Luis Lopez
D) Putting Your Best Foot Forward: Business etiquette in the modern workplace, hosted by Suzette Brimmer, Division Chair, Lifestyle Arts and Design Careers, HCCS, Charlene White and Deedee Pierson from the GAP Stores, Sana Effende, HCC Adj. Professor of Fashion History, and Alfredo Freddie Saucedo, Fashion Assistant.
Suzette Brimmer DeeDee Pierson Freddie Saucedo
Sanna Effende Charlene White
E) Hand It Over: Be prepared--Learn how to write a professional resume and put together a professional portfolio. Panel hosted by Martha Mtegha, with Josephine Firat and Marina Saba
F) Body of Work: How to produce a professional fashion show hosted by Len Matuszewski and Tamara Klosz Bonar
Lenny Matuszewski Tamara Klosz Bonar
G) About Face: Darcy Teasley, make-up artist who has transformed people in horror movies, modeling agencies, commercials, the Houston Grand Opera, and the Houston Ballet
H) Teacher Workshop: Required session for educators: Networking with exhibitors and peers during the first workshop session CE credits offered