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Tim Gunn to return as guest speaker at Gerber ideation2016
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Jul '16
Tim Gunn. Courtesy: Gerber Technologies
Tim Gunn. Courtesy: Gerber Technologies
Gerber Technology, developer of industry-leading software and automation solutions that help apparel and industrial customers, has announced that Tim Gunn, famed fashion and television personality, will return as a guest speaker at ideation2016, the premier software conference for the fashion, apparel, accessories, and footwear industries, to be held in South Beach, Miami, at The Ritz-Carlton, from September 28 to 30, 2016.

Tim Gunn will engage in a fireside chat with Gerber Technology CEO, Mike Elia, as they explore how technology is making it easier for anyone in the world to design, manufacture, and sell beautiful garments.

Tim Gunn is the Emmy-winning co-host and mentor for Lifetime's Project Runway, where he also serves as one of the show's producers. In addition to his television prowess, he served as fashion dean at Fifth & Pacific, where he was responsible for attracting, retaining, and developing the creative talent within the portfolio of brands. Gunn is also a New York Times best-selling author.

Mike Elia, CEO, Gerber Technology said, “Tim Gunn's energy and passion as keynote speaker at last year's ideation conference was both inspirational and entertaining. His steadfast dedication to design education and technology-led solutions will help attendees gain important industry knowledge and invaluable insights equipping students and individuals with the right tools and technology to thrive in an ever-transforming market. Gunn exemplifies the dynamism, creativity, and innovation of fashion, and we are honoured to welcome him back to ideation.”

For over 15 years, Gerber Technology's ideation conference has been the premier software event dedicated to fashion and retail professionals, who rely on CAD and PLM solutions to get their products to market faster, minimise costs, and ensure quality. (GK)

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