The Washington DC Metro Area Chapter of the Association of Image Consultants International (AICI)
is the organization's presence in the United States capital with a growing membership base of professional image consultants.  As experts in image consulting, our members guide individual and corporate clients to achieve their specific goals with authenticity, credibility, and confidence.  With a focus on Appearance, Behavior and Communications, our members are experts in:
Etiquette and protocol
Wardrobe management
Personal shopping
Personal fashion and style
Education and training
Media image experts
Business and personal communication
Makeup and hair styling
Corporate dress codes
Personal and image branding
Image motivational speakers or presentations
Color consultations
Executive presence coaching
Clothing or uniform design
Fashion feng shui
among various other image-related specialty areas
A non-profit organization, AICI is the premier professional organization for personal and corporate image consultants with the mission of enhancing the recognition of the industry and its practitioners, awarding certifications (CIC, CIP, and CIM) that ensure the quality and competence of its members. Committed to the development of the image consulting profession, the organization provides education and training, professional support, and opportunities for the growth of entrepreneurship in the industry.  

President’s Message

Dear Fellow AICI Members & Guests:

On behalf of the 2015 - 2016 Board of Directors, it is our pleasure to welcome you to the AICI Washington DC Metro Area website!

Image is YOUR Story… Whether you are considering a career in image consulting, are an established image professional, or someone looking to hire a consultant - we are here to be a resource to you.  If you are seeking an image consultant, our distinguished members, who range in expertise, background, and specialty within the image industry are ready to assist you with your professional or personal image needs.  Browse the Find Your Consultant page to find your ideal match.

If you are a new or established image professional, we look forward to providing a variety of educational, inspiring, and exciting events and activities this year.  Whether you are looking to earn continuing education units for your AICI certification, to network and learn from each other, or to simply spend time with like-minded, passionate image professionals - we hope you will find this year's events informative and fun!

This year, Washington DC will be home to the AICI Global Conference (August 27-30, 2015) - a not-to-be-missed professional event that only happens once every two years, and this time, in our own backyard.  The caliber of speakers, workshop leaders, and mentors assembling for this Conference is unparalleled and we urge you to join us in this phenomenal learning experience, surrounded by colleagues from all over the world!  For more information, please visit

In November, we will be celebrating the 4th International Image Consultant Day.  Having originated in Mexico in 2012, this day has become an international celebration of everyone serving in the image industry and is a great way to honor our profession.  

As we plan out our programs for the year, we look forward to hearing YOUR ideas!  Our vision is to elevate Chapter visibility and plan events and activities that truly meet the needs of our members.

Please let us know how we can serve you better and we look forward to seeing you soon!  If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to contact me or any other board member.

To your success!


Yelena Jackson, MBA

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