Following the success of the Lagos edition, the Business of Fashion Conference hosted by award winning London brand, Asake Oge and supported by the Fashion Designers Association of Nigeria is set to be held in the city of Abuja 14-15 September 2013.
Endorsed by the FCT Minister Oloye Olajumoke Akinjide who will be opening the event with other special guests like Evelyn Oputu MD Bank of Industry, Dr C Chime, MD Nigeria-China Business Council, Hajia Aisha Abubakar, Abuja Enterprise Agency, Alhaji Bature masari, MD SMEDAN (Small Medium Enterprise Agency Nigeria) and other government stakeholders.
The Business of Fashion Conference is aimed at emerging fashion entrepreneurs: students, graduates, those already established in the industry and those who have a keen interest in fashion and want to set up their own fashion business. It focuses on business opportunities and examines how to identify, manage and develop new products, new ideas and new services There is an increasing recognition by the fashion industry that entrepreneurial and small business management skills are an essential component of the fashion entrepreneur's portfolio of management skills together with leadership, team building, communication and networking. This seminar is set out to achieve three main objectives:
• Support the growth of the Nigerian Fashion Industry
• Nurture and guide emerging fashion entrepreneurs to start up, survive and grow their business with access to start up funds
• Demonstrate how fashion graduates can use entrepreneurial skills to explore work opportunities within the fashion industry.
With several multi-award winning speakers like Lanre da silva, Mai atafo, and Modela lined up to speak at the conference, this is sure to be an opportunity not to be missed.
The Fashion Banquet to be held on the Sunday 15th will have ten fashion designers showcasing in front of special guests and media with music perfomance and a three course dinner. Designers interested in showcasing can email firstname.lastname@example.org
DATE: SATURDAY 14 SEPTEMBER (SEMINAR AND WORKSHOP)
SUNDAY 15 SEPTEMBER (FASHION AND ARTS BANQUET)
Fashion show, music perfomance, three course dinner.
TICKETS: 5,000 AND 20,000
VENUE: ARTS AND CULTURE PAVILION
INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE CENTRE
TEL: 08180139231 07064765090 08098514411