CFDA NETWORK Programming in LA

The CFDA will be in Los Angeles April 29th to May 2nd and have created some unique networking opportunities featuring great speakers and conversations. The events are open to all CFDA Members, their teams and our industry friends. 

Photo Credit | Dario CalmesePhoto Credit | Dario Calmese


Date | Monday, April 29 | 9:00am – 10:30am 
About | Endorsement Negotiations and Crisis Management, hosted by AmLaw 100 Law Firm, Sheppard Mullin.

  • Ed Komen, Partner
  • Bob Darwell, Partner
  • Ramela Ohanian, Associate 

RSVP | [email protected]

EVENT | Female Founders Series 

Date | Tuesday, April 30 | 9:00am – 10:30am 
About | Attend an intimate conversation between Emily Current and Meritt Elliott, Co-Founders of THE GREAT and Booth Moore, WWD’s Executive Editor, West Coast
RSVP | [email protected]

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EVENT | Open Studio with Barbie 

Date | Wednesday, May 1 | 9:45am – 11:45am 
About | Join the CFDA & Barbie for an exclusive behind the scenes tour of Mattel, followed by breakfast and presentation on the history of Barbie with:

  • Robert Best, Senior Director, Product Design
  • Linda Kyaw-Merschon, Manager, Product Design
  • Bill Greening, Principal Designer, Product Design

RSVP | [email protected]


Date | Thursday, May 2 | 9:00am – 10:30am 
About | How to set your business up for financial success, integrate creativity with a comprehensive strategy, and avoid common pitfalls. 

  • Back Office versus Front Office organization 
  • Creating a business strategy specific to you
  • How to finance your business
  • Protecting yourself and your brand
  • Selling in a digital world
  • And much more

RSVP | [email protected]

More information

Office Hours | 10:45am – 5:00pm
CFDA Members or an executive from their team, may sign up for a 45 minute time slot, to meet with an executive from CBIZ. To request a meeting, please contact Alexandria Ramos | [email protected]