Anne Namba Honored

Photo from David Cassidy

The Association of Image Consultants International (AICI) hosted its annual conference in Honolulu last week at Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort & Spa, bringing together professional and aspiring image consultants from across the globe for four days of intense listening, learning and living the image industry.

The conference also included an AICI night at Hilo Hattie and a fashion presentation by Hawaii designer Anne Namba.

Namba also was honored at a gala awards dinner with the prestigious Image Makers Merit of Industry Excellence award (the IMMIE), which is presented annually to a person or organization whose work or contribution to AICI, its members or clients is outstanding. Past recipients include Oprah Winfrey, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Target Stores.