Meet Matthew Marchak, CEO & President at The Eighth Floor Strategic Communications, at Find & Follow Your Passion on April 5th

Find & Follow Your Passion: A Full Day Fashion Career Conference in partnership with LIM College on Saturday, April 5th is your chance to network with and gain insights from more than 30 creatives and business executives from top New York City fashion companies.

Looking for internships, new opportunities, mentors, friends and a foot in the door? Then this event is for you!

We’re thrilled to introduce you to one of our speakers, Matthew Marchak.


Matthew’s first industry job was at Tommy Hilfiger in Seoul, Korea as a Style Assistant. After moving back to the States, he landed a position at KCD Worldwide working on the CFDA Awards, Marc Jacobs, Chloe and Versace. He then directed the Men’s Fashion Group at Laforce + Stevens before moving to Valentino as Director of PR for the US for a few years. Harvey Weinstein and Tamara Mellon then approached him to relaunch the iconic fashion house of Halston as the Vice President of Global Communications. Continuing his international reach, Matthew joined the London-based Mission Media team as Executive Vice President and built the agency’s US headquarters in New York City.

Finally branding out on his own, Matthew’s agency The Eighth Floor, represents some of the world’s most prestigious fashion, beauty and lifestyle brands.

#1 Career Tip from Matthew Marchak?

“Remind yourself every day how good you are at your job and be sure to take time for yourself.”

Join Matthew and over 150+ attendees, speakers and recruiters for a full day of discussions, hands on workshops, networking and fun – all aimed to get you closer to the fashion job of your dreams. Meet the coolest creative and business execs from the most exciting companies in New York City, learn about the ins and outs of the fashion industry, and make valuable connections with peers and professionals.

Public tickets are extremely limited. Register today:

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