FiSF hosts public events and programming to bring together the local fashion industry, and educate the community on the challenges, opportunities, and innovation impacting small businesses and shaping the fashion industry at large.

Programming

 

Fashion 1st Fridays

Breakfast lecture series with innovative fashion brands and retailers on the 1st Friday of every month. Executives offer behind the scenes access to their companies, business model, and keys to success. Past participating companies include Allbirds, Betabrand, Bolt Threads, and Modern Citizen

Industry & Innovation Talks

Industry experts and innovators discuss issues and trends shaping the industry. Past topics include sustainability at scale, wearable technology, future of retail, and additive manufacturing.

Fashion Business Workshops

Business experts talk and share case studies and best practices to building your fashion business. Topics include digital marketing, factoring & financing, wholesale and tradeshows, and showrooms & sales reps.

 

Designer Roundtables

Invite-only discussions with industry leaders who share business tips, best practices, and tested methods to building and growing a successful business. For fashion entrepreneurs by fashion entrepreneurs.

Industry Exhibits

Annual showcase of fashion in engaging formats. Showcases are built around a specific theme. Open to the public to designers and enthusiasts alike.

 
 
 

Upcoming Events

Past Events