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Iris Apfel Booking Agency Profile

Iris Apfel is an American businesswoman, interior designer, and fashion designer. Apfel was born in Astoria, Queens, New York, and grew up with a mother who owned a fashion boutique. While growing up, she worked for Women’s Wear Daily and also worked for Elinor Johnson, and was an assistant for Robert Goodman. Apfel studied art history at New York University and also studied art at the University of Wisconsin. After marrying Carl Apfel, the duo launched Old World Weavers, which was a textile firm. Apart from her work with Old World Weavers, Apfel worked on restoration projects, some of which was at the White House for Presidents which include Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, Carter, Reagan, Clinton, and more. Apfel’s work has been featured in The Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York where they featured the exhibition Rara Avis (Rare Bird): The Irreverent Iris Apfel. Apart from her work in business, Apfel has been a visiting professor at The University of Texas at Austin at the Division of Textiles and Apparel. Apfel has also published the book ‘Iris Apfel: Accidental Icon’ and has recently signed a model contract with IMG..

How to hire Iris Apfel for an event

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Frequently Asked Questions about booking Iris Apfel to speak.

Many performers, actors, speakers and other talent like Iris Apfel in certain cases will consider virtual appearances via live streaming. They perhaps may accept lower fees too. If you are seriously interested in booking Iris Apfel or other talent shown on our site, we will research their desire and the specific fee for your live-streaming event or project request.
Iris Apfel's current work schedule and location in relation to your event's type, date, budget, and locality will play a primary factor in the acceptance of booking Iris Apfel for your party. As long as your funding is commensurate with the price range to book Iris Apfel, CTI will propose your event to the official agency representing Iris Apfel. After we consult with them, we will provide a personal and accurate quote that includes: final costs, availability, and actual interest in being hired for your specific event or party.
CTI can give you the accurate Iris Apfel booking price once we submit your event details to their camp. "How much does it cost to book Iris Apfel for an event?" is a frequent question we get. The final Iris Apfel booking price is contingent on many variables and the booking fee we may show is based on a range derived from our past experience with what will Iris Apfel charge for an event. An example fee to book Iris Apfel is in the starting range of $25,000-$39,999. However, any recent popularity change would cause a price fluctuation well beyond this example. Also, their speaking fee might be different than the fee shown for the cost to perform or to just appear. Popularity, career stage, along with current demand will cause fluctuations in their speaking price as well. The final booking price may be more than what is shown, but you should at least have a budget within that range for them to consider an appearance, performance or speaking engagement.
CTI negotiates on behalf of professional event planners and talent buyers for paid appearances! We cannot give out direct contact information of the Iris Apfel agent or help distribute fan mail, personal messages, gifts, requests for free appearances, or donations of time. The Iris Apfel manager and agent will only work with us if we present them with funded offers for their client to work your event.
There is low probability to book Iris Apfel for a party with anything substantially less than the published booking cost price range. We will negotiate with the Iris Apfel agent on your behalf if your funding is in place. By not having funding ready then it will more difficult to book Iris Apfel, because they get many offers to work events that are at or above asking price. It is also important to consider the travel costs when researching the Iris Apfel booking fee, as additional expenses like this, as well as an entourage of staff and equipment, are not necessarily built-in to the booking fee range shown. If your budget does not factor that in, then there is no benefit for them to want to be hired. We do not personally speak for Iris Apfel, but in our experience in booking talent for over 25 years, this is generally the outcome of inadequate funding.
Speaking Topic
Business, Business-Fashion & Design, Female, Female, Age Group-18-30's
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