ABC’s hit television series Shark Tank is heading to Las Vegas as part of WWDMAGIC Feb. 18th to 20th. WWDMAGIC is a premier trade show destination for fashion designers and fashion brands. WWDMAGIC has been a breeding ground for some of the world’s most successful brands in women’s apparel and accessories. As the centerpiece of MAGIC MARKET WEEK, WWDMAGIC is the industry powerhouse for driving commerce, cultivating discovery and creating connections within the womenswear market.
The critically acclaimed business-themed show Shark Tank is continuing the search for the best entrepreneurs with innovative business concepts and products. Throughout the three days of MAGIC MARKET WEEK, representatives from Shark Tank will be scouting for startup and emerging fashion brands, across all categories, in search of potential show participants. Exhibiting brands will have the chance to pitch in front of show producers.
Shark Tank co-star Daymond John, who created one of the most iconic fashion brands in recent years, FUBU, offers words of wisdom and warnings about launching and building a successful brand. In addition, he shares some of his behind-the-scenes experiences working on Shark Tank.
In 2009, John joined the cast of the ABC entrepreneurial show produced by renowned TV producer Mark Burnett. As one of the “sharks,” John and four other prominent chief executives listen to business pitches from everyday people hoping to jettison their company or product to new heights. Investing his own money in every project, John becomes partners with the entrepreneurs helping turn their dreams into a reality. Some 7 million viewers tune in to the show every Friday night as John demonstrates his marketing prowess and entrepreneurial insights.
In an interview leading up to the event, John weighs in on launching a successful brand, MAGIC, and Shark Tank: