SOURCING AT MAGIC

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Made in the USA: How to Produce a Fashion Line in America in 2020
10:00 - 11:00 MBCC: Level 3, Jasmine E
Seminars

A lot of designers (both startups and established) have no clue what to expect when trying to produce a line locally. In this session, we’ll cover the common misconceptions about ‘Made in USA’ including cost, capabilities, lead times, etc. We’ll also discuss how to find the right American Manufacturer for your line, what questions to ask, how to work with them, and more!

Moderator:
Barbara Ende, President, Sycamore Marketing Group

Speaker:
Christine Daal, Fashion Business Consultant, FASHION ANGEL WARRIOR

Effectively Working with your Manufacturer
10:00 - 10:45 Pavilion: The SOURCE LOUNGE Booth # 93515
Seminars

This seminar will explain the most effective methods when working with your product development team and the manufacturing process. It is important to have a full understanding of what it is you want to be produced and the price points. Can you produce your own Tech packs and Specification? If not, then having a full understanding of your own creations will be critical for efficient development.

Moderator:
Trish Concannon, Director of Communications, About Sources / DG Expo

Speaker:
Andreu David, Attendee Relations Specialist, SOURCING at MAGIC Maria Groetzinger, LA APPAREL SERVICES

Costing to Make a Profit
11:00 - 11:45 Pavilion : The SOURCE LOUNGE Booth #93515
Seminars

One small miscalculation or a forgotten cost will be devastating to your profit margins, and ultimately undermine the survival of your business. Small creative companies are often preoccupied with designing and underestimate the importance of costing and their actual overheads.

Moderator:
Frances Harder, President, Fashion for Profit

Speaker:
Frances Harder, President, Fashion for Profit

MAGIC Ask Me Staff Uniforms
12:00 - 12:00 MBCC: Levels 1 & 13
Events

Questions? Need help navigating the floor? Talk to one of our friendly staff who would be happy to help answer any questions. Look for them dressed in uniforms provided by our sponsors, Goorin Bros and Crooks & Castles.