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Global Connections

June 5, 2023 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm CDT


Join AIBI and special guest Nora Carrillo (Muuch’ Creative) for conversations centering on international trade and artisan production.

Monday, June 5, 2023
5:00-6:00 pm Refreshments
6:00 pm [In Conversation] Importing and Exporting: Building Global Artisan Networks
6:45 pm Short Break
7:00 pm [Panel] Empowering Artisans: Strategies for Ethical and Sustainable Partnerships

The Apparel Industry Board, Inc. (AIBI), is comprised of the major players in Greater Chicago whose careers and business expertise span all facets of the industry including design, manufacturing, merchandising, sales, retail, marketing and finance. AIBI is here to nurture and support designers based in Greater Chicago and is constantly developing new programs to better serve and promote the industry as a whole.

Nora S. Carrillo-Bermejo is a consultant in creativity and innovation. She works to develop projects within the wide range of the creative economy in order to improve the welfare of communities in equilibrium with their environment in the southeast of Mexico. She is the founder of the creative and social-enterprise Múuch’ Creative, and she collaborates as a socio-environmental innovation consultant in MakeSense Americas.

Muuch’ Creative is a creative and social enterprise with the mission to harness the power of creativity to tackle global challenges by fostering economic and social development through the promotion and support of creativity and entrepreneurship in artists and artisans.Therefore, we connect artists and artisans with public and private organizations to create commercial opportunities for unique products and services.



June 5, 2023
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm CDT
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Apparel Industry Board, Inc.
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Chicago Fair Trade Museum
1457 N Halsted St
Chicago, IL 60642 United States
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(872) 356-1202
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