FIT Launches Spring Fashion Business Essentials Grant Program for Emerging Designers

Fashion Business Essentials
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If your interested in an intensive, business focused program to help strengthen your fashion business, you may want to consider registering for FIT’s Fashion Business Essentials program in New York developed specifically for emerging designers. 

Ideally for designers 1-3 years old, the 8 series course covers a variety of valuable topics needed to thrive in the marketplace. Taught by industry experts and FIT, you’ll position yourself and brand to succeed. 

The program begins on Feb 3, 2018 – Mar 31, 2018 from 11am – 2pm and is priced at $214 which is subsidized by a grant from SUNY. 

The curriculum includes: 

  • Crafting your business and marketing plan
  • Assessing your market and branding
  • PR and digital marketing 
  • Sales and merchandising/support
  • Legal considerations
  • Production and sourcing
  • Retail math
  • Operations
  • Panel discussion and networking

Learn more about the program, instructors and to register at Fashion Business Essentials on Eventbrite. 


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