PR DIRECTOR- kathryn snellen

Kathryn Snellen brings a passion for implementing effective media communications strategies with a background in public relations in the fashion and entertainment industry to Kansas City Fashion Week. 

With a pulse on the ins and outs of the fashion community from her work in Kansas City and New York, Kathryn has cultivated strong relationships with the media locally and nationally. She has worked with a multitude of small businesses and national brands focused on beauty, entertainment, fashion, and retail in creating strategic PR programs, implementing social media campaigns and developing unique event experiences. 

Recently, Kathryn successfully launched Kansas City's first blog and social media conference which drew speakers and attendees from across the Midwest and beyond to Kansas City in the summer of 2013.  

Kathryn has both attended and been actively involved as a volunteer and supporter of Kansas City Fashion Week since it's launch. She has previously assisted in designer interviews, backstage coordination and assistance for a local designer and planned the kick off event at Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH in fall 2012.