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FASHION+TECHSF Presents Talk Series with Local Fashion Entrepreneurs


Thursday, April 19, 2012 from 5:30 PM to 8:45 PM (PDT)

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FASHION+TECHSF Presents Talk Series with Local Fashion Entrepreneurs

This networking event allows attendees to meet other entrepreneurs who provide resources for the local fashion and tech industries. Participants include local fashion entrepreneurs, business professionals, interns, students, designers, app developers, bloggers, stylists and producers. Each product presenter will be given up to 5 minutes to introduce themselves and their product or business.

We connect fashion startups, app developers and retail/fashion entrepreneurs to human and capital resources. Find out what all the buzz is about in fashion and technology. Come learn about innovative new products and business models and the people behind them to accelerate your networking and business opportunities. Present and promote your product. Get feedback. Get users. Get a fanbase. Get connected to an enthusiastic community of fashion professionals, entrepreneurs and resources.

  • WHEN: April 19th, 2012, Thursday, 5:30pm
  • WHERE: Pigment Cosmetics, One Market Street #140, Studio #2, SF
  • RSVP: $10 Online and at door, tickets online at Eventbrite
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  • 5:30 - 6:00pm - Networking
  • 6:00 - 7:00pm - Pitch and Product Presentations
  • 7:00 - 8:15pm - Q&A/Discussion with Karri Ann Frerichs, Jill Fraser, Milan Lazich & Dana Fried
  • 8:15 - 8:45pm - More Networking, then end






Jill Fraser is CEO of Jill Milan, a luxury handbag company founded in 2010. Jill Milan has been featured in major magazines and television shows, including “W Magazine,” “90210,” and “Gossip Girl.” The handbags are also carried by celebrities such as Minnie Driver, Blake Lively, Maria Bello, and Elizabeth Hurley. Prior to founding Jill Milan with her partner, Milan Lazich, she headed up marketing and pr efforts for technology and consumer product companies. She also was a co-founder of RAZCAL, a soft drink company with a number of different brands. One of the brands, Virgil’s Root Beer, was the only drink ever to win the “Outstanding Beverage Award” three times at the International Fancy Food Show. This brand is still sold in major supermarkets throughout the country. Fraser holds a B.A. and an M.A. from Oxford University, England.  


MILAN LAZICH. Co-FounderJill Milan LLC.

Milan Lazich is co-founder of Jill Milan. He served on executive teams through two Silicon Valley IPOs and subsequent strategic acquisitions. Most recently he served as vice president of marketing for Magma, a Nasdaq-listed software company serving the global semiconductor industry. There he managed worldwide communications, including press relations, advertising, online, social media, events and lead generation. With chief responsibility for image and brand, he created and implemented marketing plans to increase revenue, improve image and expand customer base. Lazich holds a B.A. from U.C.L.A. and an M.B.A from Santa Clara University.


KARRI ANN FRERICHSAltitude Promotions & Style Elevation.com 

Karri Ann Frerichs launched Altitude Promotions, a full service sales rep and marketing company, in 2007 and manages the sales for innovative brands from around the world, travels to Los Angeles, New York, and Las Vegas for markets and fashion weeks, and continues to innovate the way sales reps do business through her online showroom, www.AltitudePromotion.com.  Karri Ann also operates the online shopping site, www.StyleElevation.comoffering complete in-season collections from each of her brands to the public.  Karri Ann is a graduate of the University of Nebraska at Omaha in public relations and the fashion merchandizing program at FIDM. 



Stevie Jablonsky. SFDW 2012

Since 2006, AIGA San Francisco has organized San Francisco Design Week as a way to reach out to a diverse community of over 20,000 Bay Area design professionals as well as local businesses, non-profits, entrepreneurs, students, the design-savvy public, tourists, and more.AIGA SF will be partnering with the San Francisco chapters of theAmerican Institute of Architects (AIA), the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA), the Interaction Design Association (IxDA), theSociety for Environmental Graphic Design (SEGD), and Adobe Systems. 

AND Products Presenters:

  1. Blush School of Makeup
  2. Gorilla Workshop
  3. Krasa Store
  4. Mobile Marketing for Non-Profits
  5. Pigment Cosmetics
  6. Rodan+Fields Dermatologists
  7. Zibaba

FASHION+TECHSF (formerly FashionMashup) is the longest running monthly workshop and event series in the San Francisco Bay Area focused synergistically on building, promoting and educating the vibrant community of fashion and technology entrepreneurs, designers, developers, bloggers, business professionals, students, investors and numerous enthusiastic companies, schools, groups and individuals who share our vision of a world-class fashion and technology industry that is innovative, disruptive and uniquely San Francisco.  

Our mission is to create educational, social and business opportunities for the fashion and technology industries. In the past two years, FASHION+TECHSF has become the leading network for all things fashion and technology in the SF Bay Area. For media relations, publicity, product promotionssponsorship opportunities, and booking info, please email Owen Geronimo at - contact@sffamainc.org

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When & Where

One Market Street #140
San Francisco, 94105

Thursday, April 19, 2012 from 5:30 PM to 8:45 PM (PDT)

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FASHION+TECHSF is the popular original monthly workshop and event series focused on building, promoting, educating and funding the enthusiastic communities of fashion and technology entrepreneurs who share our vision of a world-class fashion and technology industry that is innovative, disruptive and uniquely San Francisco. Launched in 2009,

FASHION+TECHSF has become the leading network for all things fashion and technology in the SF Bay Area. FASHION+TECHSF is produced by Fashion Tech Media LLC and San Francisco Fashion And Merchants Alliance, Inc. [SFFAMA].

For marketing inquiries, media relations, publicity, product promotions, sponsorship opportunities and booking info...please email your inquiry to: info@fashiontechpr.com or visit: FashionTechPR. 

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