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The Apparel Business Summit is the online conference for designers and entrepreneurs in the apparel and textile industry

Learn how to source an overseas factory, the pros & cons of working with an offshore manufacturer and how to build relationships with overseas factories.

Product Management skills empower apparel entrepreneurs to define and deliver business goals and avoid common pitfalls.

Learn why it’s important to focus on a niche apparel business and the different ways to take your brand into the marketplace.

Time management techniques specific to the clothing business.

Understand why cash flow matters and a few easy ways to boost your cash flow right away.

Go over key financial measures that every clothing brand owner should know in order to interpret your numbers and make business decisions based on them.

Learn the basics of digital marketing to increase online sales immediately.

Why you definitely need to take part in this conference:

  • Apparel Business Summit is the only online business summit designed just for clothing brand owners. Each lesson is focused to deliver what you need to know to take your business to the next level.
  • Presentations are created and delivered by top industry experts with years of experience, nowhere else will you be able to access this practical & valuable information. 
  • No airfare, no packing or expensive hotels. Learn on your own terms, from anywhere in the world. All presentations are pre-recorded and will be viewable on March 28, 2019

Sign-up to access these amazing BONUSES:

  • 1 YEAR Access to the Summit
  • A 21-page ebook: 12 easy ways to boost your business cash flow and make more money
  • The ultimate business budget spreadsheet bundle
  • List of funding options for clothing & apparel businesses
  • Free margin calculator ($99 value)
  • Line plan, product development, production tracking, buying calendar templates

The theme of this event is positive momentum for sustainable growth. Learn how to create, launch or grow a successful clothing business in 2019… and beyond.

The Apparel Business Summit will leave you inspired and equipped to take your business to the next level.

All presentations are pre-recorded and will be viewable on March 28, 2019. 

SPEAKERS

Glynis Tao

founder, chase your dreams

Kathy McGown

INDEPENDENT CONSULTANT & BUSINESS COACH

Charlene Li, CPA

FOUNDER, CRAZY CUTE CO. AND EATABLE

Jason Park

FOUNDER, SOLID MASS MEDIA

Irina McKenzie

Founder at FABCYCLE

Kaya Dorey

Founder at NOVEL SUPPLY CO.

Stephanie Ostler

President at Devil May Wear

Jessica Redditt

Designer at Jessica Redditt Designs

Adila Cokar

Executive Manufacturing Consultant,
Source My Garment

TOPICS

Apparel Business Summit is an online conference made up of pre-recorded video presentations taught by different industry experts consisting of slide/lectures and panel-style discussions.

Time Management:

TOO MUCH TO DO, NOT ENOUGH TIME!

speaker:

Glynis Tao

Product Management:

BIG-BRAND STRATEGIES FOR SMALL BUSINESS SUCCESS

speaker:

KATHY MCGOWN

Distribution Channels:

TAKING YOUR BRAND INTO THE WORLD

speaker:

Glynis Tao

Sourcing:

HOW TO SOURCE AND SELECT AN OVERSEAS MANUFACTURER

speaker:

Adila Cokar

Financial:

CASH FLOW, BUDGETING AND FINANCING 101

speaker:

CHARLENE LI, CPA

Digital Marketing:

HOW TO INCREASE ONLINE SALES RIGHT NOW

speaker:

JASON PARK

Sustainable Fashion Panel:

How fashion entrepreneurs use business as a
force for good, putting social and environmental
impact alongside company profits

Panelists:

Irina McKenzie
Kaya Dorey
Stephanie Ostler
Jessica Redditt

apparel business summit host

glynis tao

glynis tao
founder, chase your dreams

Hi, I’m Glynis. I’m a clothing brand owner turned business coach with 20 years apparel industry experience. I developed and built my first business from startup to generate 6-figure sales in the 2nd year of business. Now I teach people how to build a purposeful and profitable clothing business.

I created the Apparel Business Summit as a way of providing brand owners with the tools of the trade, so they are equipped to build a solid foundation for success right from the get-go.

glynis tao

glynis tao
founder, chase your dreams

Hi, I’m Glynis. I’m a clothing brand owner turned business coach with 20 years apparel industry experience. I developed and built my first business from startup to generate 6-figure sales in the 2nd year of business. Now I teach people how to build a purposeful and profitable clothing business.

I created the Apparel Business Summit as a way of providing brand owners with the tools of the trade, so they are equipped to build a solid foundation for success right from the get-go.

TESTIMONIALS

I loved how every presentation was short, concise and straight to the point! I loved the files attached to each module.

– Jenan Keogh

I used to do a list everyday and couldn’t end my day until all items on the list were done, now I prioritize so I don’t over do it, so this lesson makes all the sense in the world to me. Thank you!

– Jill Pendergast

I love the structure of the calendar. I believe seeing your goals brings them to fruition. Thank you!

– Jill Pendergast

F.A.Q

Who’s the summit for?

Apparel Business Summit is for business owners in the apparel and textiles industry. It’s great for anyone who’s starting a new business and even owners who have been in business for a number of years and are looking to grow or wanting to pivot an existing business model. We provide the tools of the trade used by industry professionals to get you moving in the right direction.

What if I’m totally new to business and have no formal apparel training or experience?

The summit is the perfect place for you to start as the focus is on building a solid foundation for success, right from the get go.

When does registration begin for the summit?

Registration for Apparel Business Summit opens March 14, 2019. Stay tuned for early bird specials.

How do I access the presentations?

Once you have signed up for the summit, you will be able to login at www.apparelsummit.com, and click on the presentation you’d like to watch starting 12pm PST on March 28, 2019.

What format does the summit take?

Apparel Business Summit is an online conference made up of pre-recorded video presentations taught by different industry experts consisting of slide/ lecture and panel style discussions.

The videos are viewable at any time, and they can be paused, fast-forwarded, and re-watched as many times as you’d like.

How long is the summit?

Each presentation consists of 30- 45 minutes of video content. You will have all-access to the summit for 12 months. You can take the classes at your own pace, so the number of weeks it takes to complete the lessons will vary.

What is the investment?

The investment for Apparel Business Summit starts at $98 until 11:59pm PST on March 21st. After that date, the regular all-access price is $197 until registration closes on March 27th at 11:59pm PST.

Sponsors & Partners

Questions?

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