"Taubman is pleased to be the presenting sponsor at the inaugural FashionSpeak 2013 event," said Karen MacDonald, Director Communications, Taubman. "This is a terrific opportunity to educate aspiring entrepreneurs about the fashion and retail industry..."
Detroit, MI (PRWEB) May 22, 2013
• Michigan’s first fashion conference to take place October 3, 2013
- Taubman signs on as presenting sponsor
- Conference’s educational mission: Keep Michigan Talent in Michigan!
Detroit Garment Group Guild’s FashionSpeak 2013, Michigan’s first conference for its fashion industry, is set for Thursday, October 3, 2013 at the fashionable Madison Building in downtown Detroit. Presented by Taubman, this one-day conference will bring together nationally recognized experts in six fields crucial to the success of the fashion industry; each conducting a 50-minute workshop, all centered around one universal message: help those in Michigan's fashion industry achieve success without having to uproot their businesses and move out of state. There is a vast amount of talent in Michigan’s fashion industry, and Detroit Garment Group Guild is poised to bolster education, provide resources and promote the successes of those in this segment.
The experts conducting the workshops come from the professions of fashion design, social media, art direction, wardrobe styling, retail and marketing, and fashion and accessories buying.
Professionals include Hollywood wardrobe stylist Chelsea Von Mach, renowned art director Sam Ajluni and social media expert Michael Melfi.
Attendees will receive top-notch education, insight and advice during workshops conducted by the experts. Lunch will be served and attendees can later mix and mingle with the experts at the official after party, following the conference with fashion and accessories designers, photographers, bloggers, wardrobe stylists, fashion retailers, students, and more in the mix.
More than 250 people are expected to attend.
"Taubman is pleased to be the presenting sponsor at the inaugural FashionSpeak 2013 event," said Karen MacDonald, Director, Communications for Taubman. "This is a terrific opportunity to educate aspiring entrepreneurs about the fashion and retail industry, and the advantages of doing business in our great state of Michigan."
Tickets for this one-day educational event are currently on sale and can be purchased for $40 at http://fashionspeak2013.eventbrite.com.
About Detroit Garment Group Guild
Detroit Garment Group Guild is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization and was founded by DG3 President Karen Buscemi, editor of StyleLine magazine, who wanted to take her passions for both the local fashion industry and the city of Detroit and create an organization that could make a positive contribution to both. The result is a group of local “doers”, poised to guide, support, educate, promote, and provide advocacy for Detroit’s fashion industry. For more information about Detroit Garment Group Guild, please visit detroitgarmentgroup.org.
Taubman Centers is an S&P MidCap 400 Real Estate Investment Trust engaged in the ownership, management and/or leasing of 27 regional, super-regional and outlet shopping centers in the U.S. and Asia, including Fairlane Town Center in Dearborn, Great Lakes Crossing Outlets in Auburn Hills, The Mall at Partridge Creek in Clinton Twp. and Twelve Oaks Mall in Novi. Taubman's U.S.-owned properties are the most productive in the publicly held U.S. regional mall industry. Taubman Centers is headquartered in Bloomfield Hills, Mich. For more information, visit http://www.taubman.com.