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RETAILER SEMINAR SERIES


Open to retailers, CMC tenants & tradeshow exhibitors, Registration for LA FASHION MARKET is required. Attendees who are unable to provide proof of credentials for registration will be charged a $20 non-refundable entry fee. All Seminars are located on our 5th floor, A-wing.

>> Click to RSVP and include the following information:

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* Please Note: Seminars are first-come, first-served.


MON, JAN 16  
1p-2p

HOW TO GET IN FRONT OF YOUR TARGET MARKET
Identifying, connecting, and engaging with your target market is crucial for a business to succeed. Without capturing your customers’ attention, you have no way of selling to them. We’ll discuss what it takes for a fashion company to get in front of any target market and win!

Presented by: Mary Vallarta, FAB Counsel

   
   
TUE, JAN 17  
11a-12p

RETAIL FORECAST 2017
Syama Meagher, CEO of Scaling Retail, will walk you through the major sales and marketing trends of 2017 to maximize your ecommerce and brick & mortar business. She will be asking the big question, "What would you sell if your products were free?". Attend the seminar to get strategic insight for a successful year ahead.

Presented by: Syama Meagher, Scaling Retail

   
1p-2p

RE-INVENT RETAIL 
In today’s business environment, retailers face the challenge of setting themselves apart from not only their local competitors and Department Stores, but also from domestic and international ecommerce Web Sites. The entrepreneur must change the way to do business in order to survive and flourish. This panel will discuss strategies to remain competitive in today's changing retail environment.

Moderated by: Frances Harder, Fashion Business Inc (FBI)
Panelists: Richard Stern, Apparel Business Consultant; Syama Meagher, Scaling Retail; Susan Chenetz, Retail Engagement Manager, UBM








MARKET SWEEPSTAKES

Five Lucky Buyers Will Win Cash Prizes

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY! HERE’S HOW TO PARTICIPATE:
1. Pick up your official CMC Passport from the Registration Desk located in the lobby
2. Fill out all requested information on your Passport
3. Visit CMC Showrooms & CMC Tradeshow Exhibitors during published show hours between January 16-19 and collect CMC stickers and signatures.
4. Go to the Buyers Lounge (Suite B271) to turn in your business card and Market Passport containing the required exhibitor/showroom stickers & signatures in order to be entered into cash drawings.
5. Five winners will be announced one week after Market. Winners will be required to return and pick-up their prize at any future Market in 2017 (March, June, July / August, October).

THE PRIZE
$500 (five winners)
Turn in your passport complete with stickers & signatures collected from any 10 different CMC showrooms and/or CMC tradeshow exhibitors.

THE RULES
1. All stickers/ signatures submitted MUST be from DIFFERENT tenants/ exhibitors within the CMC.
2. All Passports MUST be turned into the Buyers Lounge (Suite B271) before 6p on Thursday, January 19th. 
3. Winner must pick up their prize at any future Market in 2017 (March, June, July / August, October).

OPENING NIGHT RECEPTION

Mon, 3p-5p // at TRANSIT

Join us to celebrate a new year & new Market with complimentary
Palomas & Margaritas courtesy of our sponsor, Dulce Vida Tequila.








AUSTRALIAN ROAST COFFEE BARS

Mon-Wed, 9a-12p // at SELECT and TRANSIT

Start the day with complimentary hand-crafted coffee drinks by Longshot Australian Coffee Roasters.








LOLLY BAR

Afternoons // at SELECT

Indulge your sweet tooth each afternoon at SELECT with a complimentary gourmet lollipop from Linda's Lollies.








WINE BAR

Daily starting at 3p // at SELECT

Wind down each day while you shop SELECT with a complimentary glass of wine (or two).