After just three years as a member of this Europe-based fashion forecasting group, Aly has been elected as the only US member to serve on the executive board. IDEAS is comprised by a select, international group of designers that meet several times a year to discuss trends in sporting goods design. They are known for their trend and color forecasting work, which is primarily exhibited at ISPO in Munich twice a year. They are sponsored by many of the bigger names in the sporting goods industry, including ISPO, Meryl, and 3M. IDEAS site.