San Francisco Fashion and Merchants Alliance, Incorporated [SFFAMA, Inc] is a 501(c)3 educational and economic development nonprofit corporation supporting fashion, design and technology entrepreneurs, startups, and creative communities. The largest fashion industry organization in California. SFFAMA provides business, technology and fashion industry education and resources while serving as a business and social impact development network for over 10,000 members and industry partners.
Member of San Francisco Citizens Initiative for Technology and Innovation [SF.CITI]. SFFAMA Inc. is the producer of San Francisco Fashion Week TM and TECH Fashion Week TM.
SFFAMA Inc is devoted to supporting the overall growth of fashion in San Francisco.
SFFAMA provides a broad educational support, increasing participant’s business experience, self-esteem and confidence by improving their relationships with peers and prospective employers, and changing their attitudes about positive work environment and team work.
Working under the tutelage of SFFAMA leaders who are knowledgeable in providing guidance in the field of fashion and retail. We provide guidance in various internal office functions, such as operations, production, accounting, backstage, marketing and overall business of fashion. It certainly, however, not a commitment that is taken on for financial gain but to gain experience in the field.
SFFAMA youth programs cater to a variety of ages and interests. Programs include maker camps with various classes in the areas of the arts, fashion and technology.
SFFAMA provides a platform for technical professionals to connect to possible trade matches by implementing criterias such as common interests in forming matches in the field of fashion technology.
Owen Geronimo is a fashion scout at LVMH Prize - Louis Vuitton Moët Hennessy + founder of StyleVR, V+AR Forum & SFFAMA, Inc. + executive director/producer of San Francisco Fashion Week TM & TECH Fashion Week TM + member of the advisory board for SXSW Accelerator + publicist of FashionTechPR/Fashion Tech Media LLC + talent scout at Frisc Agency.
He's garnered consecutive top recognitions at Stellar : SF Fashion Awards + 2015's Top 5 PR/Publicist at 10BestPR + Top 5 style magazine curator on Flipboard.
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FASHION+TECH Network, WEARABLE+TECH Conference, and RETAIL+TECH Summit | Board of Advisors at SXSW ACCELERATOR 2014 and SXSW V2Venture | Planning Committee at AIGA San Francisco Design Week | Executive Producer at SAN FRANCISCO FASHION WEEK™ | Civic Ambassador at Mayor's Office of Civic Innovation, City and County of San Francisco. He has an AB, International Relations and Economics from Brown University’s Watson Institute and an MBA, New Ventures and Entrepreneurship from INSEAD in Fontainebleau, France.
Christopher Grayson, entrepreneur & creative director, spent over 15 years in the creative department of the New York City advertising industry before pivoting into the tech sector. Prior founding his eponymous (and now defunct) jewelry tech label, he was ECD and marketing lead for Tokyo based smartglasses maker Telepathy, and smartglasses organizer + business-track chair of Augmented Reality Event (now Augmented World Expo). Extensively quoted in the media including Venture Beat, Mashable and The Wall Street Journal. You can read his industry commentary at his blog: Giganti.Co.
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