The Association of Image Consultants International (AICI) is the leading and largest professional, non-profit organization of image consultants across the globe. AICI is committed to enhancing the level of professionalism and recognition of image consultants while continuing to improve industry standards worldwide. Members provide consultations with individual and corporate clients on appearance, behavior, body language, business etiquette, and international protocol. As certified experts in image consulting, members help clients realize their professional and personal goals with confidence and credibility. AICI also brings together individuals and businesses seeking image consulting with a suitable expert. AICI continues to boost the image consulting profession with its certification programs and continuing education classes and by holding the annual image consulting conference. The association is also the media’s source for experts and thought leaders on current issues and events affecting the image consulting industry.

ABOUT AICI Philippine Chapter

The AICI Philippine Chapter was founded on July 1, 2011 with the purpose of professionalizing the image industry in the Philippines and working towards the recognition, education, and certification of image consultant members. Delby P. Bragais, AICI CIM was elected Founding President, and, together with Abbygale Arenas-de Leon, AICI CIP; Karen Loren Agustin, AICI CIC; Dina Loomis, AICI CIC; and Julia Robillos, started the Philippine Chapter.

With their small but dedicated core group, the Founding Members took the initiative to build and grow a professional organization of personal and corporate image consultants who worked towards a common purpose. They met regularly for more than a year to comply with the requirements set by the AICI HQ based in the United States.

Staying committed to their goal, the five women pooled their resources together to create awareness about the chapter, raise funds, and organize educational events for Filipino Image Consultants. These activities all helped in the foundation of the AICI Philippine Chapter and its education opportunities.

The AICI Philippine Chapter was finally introduced to the global community of image professionals at the 2011 AICI Global Conference in Orlando, Florida. With three of the Founding Members in attendance, the Chapter received the warm support of the international community.


VISION OF AICI Philippine Chapter

AICI envisions a better PH by being a platform for individuals and industries to find Image Consultants who can inspire and educate them to better themselves thru the study of Appearance, Behaviour and Communication. We want to be the benchmark of excellence in the Image industry for our country.

MISSION OF AICI Philippine Chapter

AICI PH aims to support members in order to create credible and authentic impact on individuals, organizations, and communities thru the mastery and skills development of members in the elements and core competencies of image consulting. We will do this by:

  • Increasing visibility and awareness of what Image Consultants do and what we can offer thru chapter events and philanthropic activities.
  • Building a vibrant community of Image professionals across the Philippines and
  • Providing Image Consultants with a space for learning, growth, development and recognition.

Core Values

  • Excellence
  • Lifelong Learning
  • Collaboration and Partnership
  • Integrity and Respect

Board of Directors

Tati Fortuna

President, AICI Philippine Chapter

Ginny Villegas, AICI CIC

Immediate Past President, AICI Philippine Chapter

Jen Alava-Francisco

Secretary & VP Education, AICI Philippine Chapter

Julia Robillos

Treasurer, AICI Philippine Chapter

Maria Vanessa V. Peronilla

VP Membership, AICI Philippine Chapter

Ingrid Nieto

VP Communications & Marketing, AICI Philippine Chapter

Karen Ibasco

VP Events, AICI Philippine Chapter

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