NEW YORK--In addition to the fabrics, trimmings and CAD/CAM systems on display at next week's International Fashion Fabric Exhibition, 15 seminars have been scheduled.
TUESDAY, OCT. 18 8:30 a.m.: "Export Opportunities Under NAFTA: What You Need to Know to Maximize Your Export Sales Potential," with Ferenc Molnar, director, market expansion division, the Commerce Department's Office of Textiles and Apparel, and four other OTEXA representatives. 11 a.m.: "Viewpoint on Apparel: A Multimedia Presentation on Fabric, Color and Print/Pattern Trends for Fall-Winter '95," with Allison Webb, manager of creative services, Wellman Inc. 2:30 p.m.: "Speaking of Color: Presenting Current Color Trends from Europe," Mary Ann Madamas, design director, The Color Box. 4 p.m.: "Color and Trends from Premiere Vision," with Virginia Borland, senior writer, Sourcing News/Trends in Progress.
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 19 8:30 a.m.: "The Color Committee: Fall-Winter '95 Color Projections," with members of the IFFE Color Committee (see separate story, page 27). 11 a.m.: "From the Beginning...Fall-Winter '95/'96," with Lisa Mainardi, fashion director, Cotton Incorporated. 1 p.m.: "The Latest in Denim Washes," from Sportswear International. 3 p.m.: "Top 10 Trends at Retail: What's in the Streets, What's in the Windows, What You Want to Move," with David Wolfe, creative director, The Doneger Group. 4:30 p.m.: "Tour de Retail," from the Photo Report, represented by Margit Publications.
THURSDAY, OCT. 20 8:30 a.m.: "Strategic Importing: Maximizing Benefits and Minimizing Risks," with Peter Klestadt, partner, Grunfeld, Desiderio, Lebowitz & Silverman, and "Issues to Consider When Sourcing and Investing in Foreign Markets," with Denise Baum, manager, international trade and investment services, KPMG Peat Marwick. 11:30 a.m.: "Reengineering for Preeminent Customer Service," with Tom Kasten, vice president, Levi Strauss, North America. 1 p.m.: "CAD/CAM: Now and Beyond," with Holly Henderson, designer, Federated Merchandising Corp.; Richard Malachowski, director of research and design, Cranston Print Works, and Peter Appleyard, vice president, strategic planning, Bibb Co. 2:30 p.m.: "Working Capital & Happy Workers: Business Finances for the Fabric & Fashion Industries," presented by Merrill Lynch Business Services and the Private Client Group.
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