Fashion Events Certificate: Unleash Your Inner Fashion Event Planner

Are you ready to take your passion for fashion to the next level? With FIT's Fashion Events Certificate, you can become a skilled fashion event planner and bring your creative ideas to life. Whether you...

Are you ready to take your passion for fashion to the next level? With FIT's Fashion Events Certificate, you can become a skilled fashion event planner and bring your creative ideas to life. Whether you want to launch your own event planning business or work for a brand, agency, or production company, this certificate will provide you with the expertise and credentials you need.

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Learn How To

Are you intrigued by the buzz surrounding fashion events? Do you want to plan dynamic events that leave a lasting impression? In this certificate program, you will learn how to:

  • Build the buzz for your brand and back it up with dynamic events
  • Understand how to use in-store, product launch, trade show, showroom, and fashion shows as tools for marketing, public relations, and sales
  • Discover how to plan and execute virtual, hybrid, and face-to-face events
  • Apply all aspects of pandemic compliance to your events
  • Apply social media and storytelling to communicate your event
  • Develop strategies for successful wedding and personal events
  • Plan pre and post-event engagement activities
  • Understand legal basics, insurance, and contracts

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Why Choose FIT?

When it comes to fashion education, FIT is a name you can trust. Here's why you should choose FIT for your Fashion Event Certificate:

  • The certificate is developed and taught by working industry professionals and leaders in their fields.
  • You will benefit from real-world examples and assignments that hone your skills.
  • With over 75 years of experience, FIT has been preparing people for careers in the fashion industry.
  • Earn a certificate from FIT/SUNY, a world-renowned college of art, design, business, and technology.

Meet Your Instructors

You will be learning from industry experts who bring their wealth of experience and knowledge to the program. Meet your instructors:

Barbara Berman

Barbara Berman

As lead instructor of the Fashion Events Certificate, Barbara Berman is no stranger to the fashion industry. With over 50 seasons at New York Fashion Week, she has worked with A-listers like Oscar de la Renta and Carolina Herrera. Her expertise includes coordinating runway, showroom, e-commerce, and charity events. Barbara will share her insights and mentor you in the world of fashion event planning.

Paula Lauriano Stiehm

Paula Lauriano Stiehm

Paula Lauriano Stiehm is an experienced wedding and private event planner with nearly twenty years of experience. She has consulted for individuals and businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, helping them adapt to new strategies. Paula brings her expertise and creativity to the program, ensuring you are well-prepared to handle any event.

Lolita Alford

Lolita Alford

Lolita Alford is an accomplished marketing and event professional with a knack for planning corporate events. With her extensive instruction experience, she will guide you in event planning fundamentals and teach you how to develop successful marketing strategies. Lolita's expertise will help you increase sales and attendance at your events.

Fabrizio Babino

Fabrizio Babino

Fabrizio Babino is not only a production and branding consultant but also a talented singer-songwriter. His experience working with top-tier brands like Burberry and Karl Lagerfeld will give you insights into the fashion industry. Fabrizio's expertise will help you understand how to create meaningful and impactful events.

Marcy Clark

Marcy Clark

Marcy Clark is a seasoned communications professional with a passion for storytelling. With over 18 years of experience in public relations, branding, and events, Marcy knows how to position clients as experts and create newsworthy events. Her expertise will guide you in crafting compelling messages that resonate with the media.

Dalia Strum

Dalia Strum is the Founder of RethinkConnect, an Experiential Marketing Agency. With her expertise in marketing, Dalia will equip you with the strategies you need to succeed. She is also the Co-Host of the OneQuestionXYZ podcast, where she shares valuable insights on sales and marketing strategies.

David Colby

David Colby, an attorney-at-law, professor, and professional negotiator, brings his expertise in strategic planning to the program. With his specialization in intellectual property, contracts, and business development, David will educate you on legal basics in the fashion and event planning industry.

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The Fashion Events Certificate program consists of the following sessions:

  • 2 sessions: Advertising vs. PR, creating your client/brand profile, and reaching them with targeted events
  • 2 sessions: In-store, trade show, showroom, product launches, and fashion shows as tools for marketing, PR, and sales
  • 3 sessions: Pre and post-event strategies, including video teasers, virtual Q&A sessions, and hybrid meet and greets
  • 2 sessions: Personal events, including marriage proposals, minimonies, and micro weddings
  • 2 sessions: Latest social media platforms for engagement and business
  • 2 sessions: Virtual, hybrid, and in-person event sponsorships, partnerships, and collaborations
  • 2 sessions: Legal basics, insurance, and contracts
  • 1 session: COVID and pandemic compliance for fashion and event planning

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Join the Fashion Event Planning Revolution

Are you ready to unleash your inner fashion event planner? Enroll in FIT's Fashion Events Certificate now and gain the latest insights, knowledge, and industry skills to plan diverse and sustainable events. Take the first step towards a successful career in the fashion industry and become a part of the recovery of live events.

If you think you are eligible for the 10% Alumni Discount, please complete the Alumni Verification Form prior to registration to receive your discount code.

The Fashion Events Certificate program is offered by FIT's Center for Continuing and Professional Studies (CCPS). With flexible schedules and a wide range of courses, CCPS helps you enter or advance your career in the fashion and related industries. Learn at your own pace and achieve your dreams with FIT.

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