Developing Your Career in Fashion Design and Merchandising
Event Date Oct 20, 2007
Time 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

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Non-Member Fee $10

Table Fee
Student Fee $5 (need student ID)
Additional Info
Contact Tel for RSVP: Theresa Olson 425 489-2461
Contact Email for RSVP - Theresa Olson,



Develop Your Career:  Fashion Design and Merchandising


Understanding the business process of being an independent professional in the industry



Have you always dreamed of designing your own successful clothing line…or owning your own store carrying the most sought after fashion merchandise available?


Wondering how to make it a reality?


Interact with leaders from the Pacific Northwest fashion design and merchandising and business field to hear their stories, learn from their mistakes, and get inspired by their success!


Panelists include:

Mary Ann Odegaard, Ph.D.
Director, Retail Management Program, Marketing and International Business Adjunct Lecturer
Michael G. Foster School of Business, University of Washington

Rose Dennis, Public Relations Manager for Luly Yang Couture, Retail Merchandising, PR, Marketing Professional, Special events and Fundraising

Laura Cassidy, Style Editor at Seattle Metropolitan Magazine, Executive Editor of Seattle Metropolitan Bride & Groom magazine.

Lindsay Andreotti, CEO & Executive Producer Brilliance Enterprises

Jessica Levy, Trademark and Branding Attorney


This workshop will provide time for questions and answers,

 break-outs to small groups, and networking.


October 20, 2007 9:00am – 12:00pm


Room: Balmer Hall 309, Michael G. Foster School of Business

University of Washington Campus


Cost:    $5 Students with school ID, and FGI members

$10 General public


Space is limited.  Please RSVP to


For directions:

Stop at the gatehouse and purchase a parking permit - $11 Cash
Place the permit on your vehicle's dashboard so it is clearly visible from outside the car.  If you stay less than 4 hours, stop at the gatehouse as you leave for a partial refund (refunds on cash payments only)


Produced by Fashion Group International Seattle

 & the Retail Management Program, Foster School of Business, University of Washington