New York-–Business Journals Inc. (BJI), parent of Accessories and AccessoriesTheShow, appointed this week industry veteran Coleman McCartan as a consultant focusing primarily on expanding BJI’s international business.
For the last decade McCartan, formerly with ENK International, has been traveling the globe from Rio de Janeiro to Florence sourcing new talent in the men’s and women’s design world and bringing them back to the United States.
“Coleman is a seasoned professional and widely respected within the fashion world,” said Britton Jones, BJI’s ceo. “His creativity, experience and network will undoubtedly bring great brands and vitality to our show floors and will further enable our attendees to maximize their time and resources. This is definitely a people business and we are thrilled that Coleman is joining our team. ”
As director of public relations for ENK, McCartan was also well-known to fashion editors and press for his warm welcome and industry insight. “Consulting for Business Journals on wide range of business allows me to put my years of experience and international contacts to great use,” said McCartan.
“Fashion is my passion, and I am excited to be a part of the Business Journals team. In these times, it is critical that we offer buyers a true one-stop shopping experience and show them what’s new and what’s next across the entire fashion industry,” added McCartan, who can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About BJI Fashion Group
Business Journals, Inc. (BJI) is a leading B2B media company. Its BJI Fashion Group publishes the nationally recognized B2B magazines Accessories and MR, plus produces the leading trade shows MRket, AccessoriesTheShow (ATS), Moda Manhattan/Las Vegas, Fame and MRket. In 2011, BJI Fashion Group will produce 23 trade shows in New York at the Javits Center and in Las Vegas at the Venetian Resort Hotel and Casino. www.busjour.com