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U.S. Mexico Fashion Industry: Dressing Up with Innovation & Evolution in North America

Join Sheppard Mullin and The United States - Mexico Chamber of Commerce for the U.S. - Mexico Fashion Industry Commerce Conference
Sheppard Mullin New York

Discussion Topics:

  • Current state of the market, investment, transactions and deals in recent years.
  • Investor appetite for new designer ventures and fashion projects.
  • Lessons for Mexican/Latin American designers aspiring to enter/consolidate their presence in the U.S. market.
  • Impact of technology on investment: Tech apps, innovation, e-commerce and start-ups to serve the fashion industry.
  • Outlook for the fashion industry for locals and cross-border innovation in the fashion industry.
  • Mexico and the USMCA: Is it possible to strengthen and competitively attract fashion manufacturing to North America?
  • Emerging challenges on global production to serve the U.S. market: trade wars, entangled rules of origin, IP protection, labor and sustainability compliance, localization and redirection of global supply chains.
  • California’s raising bar in terms of regulation, sustainability, consumer protection, and implications for other U.S. markets.
  • Privacy Issues related to the industry.
  • Understanding trends and incipient complexities of the U.S. market for local and foreign fashion industry companies: millennial generation, e-commerce, global competition, etc.


  • Roberto Chapa, Partner Global Trade, EY
  • Maria de los Angeles, Artist 
  • Luis Gonzalez, Founding Partner, Solcargo
  • Julio Marquez, Co-founder & Managing Partner, New York Bay Capital
  • Theodore Max, Partner, Sheppard Mullin
  • Laura Nava, Special Counsel, Sheppard Mullin
  • Liliana Parodi-Huml, Global Strategy & Business Development Executive, Panjiva and S&P Global Market Intelligence
  • Alexis Robinson, Partner, Sheppard Mullin
  • Mario Rodriguez Graniel, Senior Director - Client Relationship Management, Prada Group
  • Adam Shipley, Partner, Sheppard Mullin
  • Nini Zhang, Director - Investment Banking, Credit Suisse
  • Rosa Ertze, Partner/President, Duane Morris/ US-Mexico Chamber of Commerce, Northeast Chapter
  • Alejandro Ramos, Senior VP for US Chapter Operations & Executive Director (NE), The United States - Mexico Chamber of Commerce


Thursday, February 27, 2020
Registration | 4:45 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. 
Panel Discussion | 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Networking Cocktail Reception | 7:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Sponsored by Koch El Mezcal and Monte Xanic

Sheppard Mullin
30 Rockefeller Plaza
New York, NY 10112

Questions or to RSVP, please contact Maricela Alfonso via email or at 212.653.8463

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