Apparel Industry Board Inc.

The Apparel Industry Board, Inc. (AIBI), a 501(c)(6), is the only official organization in Illinois specifically dedicated to the needs of the sewn products industry. 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.

Speed Networking

This is a no-cost, high return event. You’ll meet serious people in the fashion industry wanting to share ideas, create new connections and provide great opportunities. This event follows a fantastic panel discussion moderated by Ambar Campos of AIBI and featuring Jamie Hayes of Production Mode, Chelsea Carter or Alexandra Carter, and Anna Brown of …

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Apparel Industry Board Membership

AIBI is dedicated to addressing the unique challenges in the rapidly changing field of Fashion. From networking, entrepreneurial support, pattern making and production technology, AIBI has the resources for you to produce your cut and sewn product line.

The Fashion Lab

Maximize your resources by pattern making, cutting, and stitching your garments yourself in the AIBI Fashion Lab. Use of the Lab is available to rent by the day or save with the monthly pass.