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Chicago Fashion Networking Event for Fashion Employers and Job Seekers

  • bridgeport art center 1200 W 35th Street Chicago, IL (map)

Hosted by the Chicago Fashion Incubator with Melissa Gamble, Columbia College Chicago on Monday, March 13, 5:30 - 7:00pm

Bridgeport Art Center, 1200 W 35th Street, Sculpture Garden Gallery, 1st Floor. Tickets $10 include light refreshments and handouts; $5 with a student id and must be presented for entry.

RSVP is requested through Eventbrite. No refunds will be issued for this program.

This is a networking event for the fashion industry to bring together established and aspiring fashion professionals to share best practices and kickstart your next collaboration! Melissa Gamble, Lecturer at Columbia College Chicago and former Fashion Director for the City of Chicago and Chicago Fashion Incubator Board Member, will provide a brief presentation regarding internship development including job descriptions, governance of internships by the Department of Labor, and general best practices for cultivating a mutually beneficial work environment. Bring your business cards!

The Chicago Fashion Incubator is a recognized 501(c)3 not-for-profit established in August 2008. Its mission is to make meaningful economic impact in Chicago through a Designer in Residency program as well as low-cost educational workshops and networking events for fashion professionals. Want to connect with us? Subscribe to our newsletter to receive updates! Or, visit our website,, and find the Chicago Fashion Incubator on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

Bridgeport Art Center is a multi-disciplinary creative home for artists, designers, and professionals working across various art forms, media and vocations. It is an inspirational place to work, create, and share ideas with peers. This historic and visually breathtaking Chicago building defines raw urban elegance and features three curated Art Galleries, artist studios, the Fashion Design Center, Chicago Ceramic Center, the Skyline Loft and the Sculpture Garden Gallery event venues, and a multitude of unique businesses, small and large. For more info,