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Panel Discussion: Women and the Decorated-Apparel Industry

Apr 19, 2024

In this, the first-ever Shop Talk women's panel, the Ink Kitchen’s Pam Ikegami spoke with a half-dozen decorated-apparel professionals from across the industry to learn a little bit about how they got to where they are today and offer any advice they might have,

Women are often underrepresented in the apparel-decoration industry, but the good folks at Ink Kitchen want you to know you’re not alone! In this, the first-ever Shop Talk women’s panel, which took place at the 2024 Impressions Expo in Long Beach, California, the Ink Kitchen’s Pam Ikegami spoke with a panel of decorated-apparel professionals from across the industry to learn a little bit about how they got to where they are today and offer any advice they might have, both for other women in the industry and the companies that employ them.

Professional Women from Across the Decorated-Apparel Industry

Joining moderator Pam were Jody Mazade, sales and marketing director at Howard Custom Transfers; Milissa Gibson, sales director of Lane 7 Apparel; LaTonna Roberson, owner of the Dallas-based T-Shirt Shop Lady Print Boss; Megan Griffith, co-owner of P&M Apparel: https://www.pmapparel.com ; Nicole Pape, CEO and owner of Embellishr; and Nikki Bowen, co-owner of Cotton Street Apparel. For more on all three Impressions Expos, including the Expos in Atlantic City, New Jersey, and Fort Worth, Texas, click here.