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The California Fashion Association presents the 4th Annual ‘Economic Crystal Ball’ -a relevant program for today’s economic uncertainty. A diverse panel of experts will weigh in with their ‘crystal balls’ for Retailing, Transportation, International Trade, and all things related to the future of the Apparel & Textile industry of California. Marshal Cohen, Managing Partner of NPD, is the featured Guest Speaker.
This fashion industry meeting of Industry Executives is taking place at the City Club in Los Angeles, on Thursday, October 13th, 2011.
The principal sponsor and host is Wells Fargo Capital Finance, with Avery Dennison as the presenting Sponsor. A cocktail reception follows the panel. There is no charge to attend this event; RSVPs are required. To RSVP, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 213.688.6288.
Below is an overview of the program.
Thursday, October 13th, 2011
4:00 p.m. • Networking / Welcome
4:30 p.m. • KEYNOTE SPEAKER:
Dr. Eugenio J. Aleman, Wells Capital Management
“Current economic issues affecting future business decisions”
• SPECIAL GUEST SPEAKER:
Marshal Cohen, NPD Group
“Retailing now and going forward”
• PANEL DISCUSSION:
Stuart Brister, Wells Fargo Capital Finance
“Analyzing the current state of credit”
R. Shawn Neville, Avery Dennison
"Innovations for brand protection”
Marshal Cohen, NPD
”Effect of ‘new’ communication tools”
Kevin Sullivan, Wells Fargo Capital Finance
5:30 p.m. • Q & A
6:00 p.m. • Cocktail Reception
Dr. Eugenio J. Aleman is responsible for the analysis and forecasting of national, regional, and international economic trends.
His principal focus is on the U.S. economy and interest rates. He also specializes in macroeconomics, economic development, international trade and finance, and Latin American economies, specifically Mexico, Brazil and Argentina.
Dr. Aleman is in charge of the analysis of the U.S. Hispanic market, the border-city economies engaged in trade with Mexico, and the Maquiladora manufacturing sector along the U.S.-Mexican border and its links to the U.S. manufacturing sector.
He has held posts as adjunct professor in Philadelphia, San Juan, Puerto Rico, and Buenos Aires, Argentina. He has also worked with Global Insight, one of the most important economics forecasting and consulting firms in the U.S. Eugenio.J.Aleman@wellsfargo.com
See page 2 to learn about featured Guest Speaker, Marshal Cohen...