A FASHION BUSINESS ASSOCIATION FOR THE AMERICAN MARKET
The Fashion Business Association of America (FBAA) is a business development association for the American market offering selective membership to emerging and established fashion, jewelry, accessories and textile designers/brands, fashion retailers, international trade offices, empowerment foundations, fashion councils and related industry professionals.
Entering the American market is challenging and costly if you don’t get the dynamics right. The FBAA Strategic Partners are a group of top experts within the global fashion and business industries that have joined forces in providing information and resources on relevant, current and correct best business practices for today’s American market. The purpose of the FBAA is to create a “safe place” for designers to connect with true industry professionals and gain unique access, opportunity and value for new business development with the shared vision of supporting FBAA members by helping them navigate through these changes, grow their businesses and achieve commercial success in the United States.
Founder & CEO
Beth Sobol's contributions to launching the careers of many of the world's top emerging designers is unparalleled. An international fashion model for 20 years working in 40 countries, Beth is most notable as the Founder of Miami Fashion Week, the platform that, since 1999, gave thousands of international designers and brands their launch into the American market.
With business and personal relationships built over decades, Sobol has unrivaled access to influencers, executives, vendors and decision–makers globally. Beth has served as a member of the Board of Directors of the World Trade Center Miami since 2008.