Register For the Fashion Business Essentials Program at FIT (Partner Giveaway)

Photo credit: Edho Pratama

Photo credit: Edho Pratama

Now in its third year, FIT is offering their Fashion Business Essentials program for emerging fashion design entrepreneurs. The program was developed for businesses owners that have had some traction but need to understand or re-ground themselves in the fundamentals to scale. Taught by FIT faculty and industry experts, this is an opportunity to build your brand and evaluate all parts of your business.

The program is good for companies that have been in business for ideally 1-3 years. Participants don’t have to live in New York, but must be able to attended classes which will be held on Thursdays from March 7, 2019 - May 9th, 2019 at FIT. The final class is an industry panel and networking event. 

The curriculum includes: 

  • Introduction: Your Goals, Business and Marketing Plan

  • Assessing Your Market and Branding

  • PR and Digital Marketing

  • Sales and Merchandising

  • Pricing Strategies

  • Understanding the Legal Side/Fashion Law

  • Retail Math 

  • Production and Sourcing

  • Operations

  •  Networking and Panel Event 

The cost to participate in this program is $349 and registration is now open. 

Enter the Giveaway

We partnered with FIT to giveaway three spots to the program. Follow these steps to enter:  

  1. Follow us at @theemergingdesigner on Instagram and sign up for our newsletter if you aren’t already subscribed!

  2. Fill out the form completely and answer the questions.

Answers will be reviewed by a panel of industry professionals. The top applications will move on to the next round and be randomly selected. The deadline to enter is February 6, 2019 and you will be notified by February 15th, 2019. Want to increase your chance of winning? Read our story on How to Ace an Open Call. 

This contest has closed.  

Note: This is a sponsored post.

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