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December 28th, 2011

The Business Side of Fashion II- A Stakeholder’s Forum

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Written by: Jacqueline Shaw
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We love events that promote the industry of fashion and hearing about this upcoming event in Nigeria all about the business of fashion just simply excited us!

The event has been endorsed by the Fashion Designers Association of Nigeria (FADAN) and is a social improvement initiative by En-Reach Limited in collaboration with FAB Magazine. This must attend event  is called  The Business Side of Fashion II- A Stakeholder’s Forum and will take place on the October 15th, 2011. It is held for all fashion clothing and accessory designers, fashion entrepreneurs, stylists, students and general fashion enthusiasts. All who take the industry seriously.

In discussing the event which happened for the first time last year, the organisers say

Last year, we shared our hearts, got inspired and learnt about how we can take the business of fashion to a new level. This year, we would do more than talk; we would create live changing plans for generation next and Next Level businesses and the Industry!

Folake Coker of Tiffany Amber is a guest speaker and will discuss - The Challenges and Triumphs of building a successful fashion brand. 

Also attending and guest speaking will be Mai Atafo of Mai Atafo Inspired discussing - Building brand credibility in the fashion industry – How a new fashion brand can make an impact in a short time and Ms Evelyn Oputu-MD Bank Of Industry- The Bank Of Industry’s role in enhancing growth in the Nigerian Garment, Textile and fashion industry through access to development funding.

Familusi Akin Babajide of Exclamations Couture & FAB Magazine will compere the night and there will also be mentors for the event which include:

-Lanre Da-Silva: Creative Director, Lanre Da-silva Couture

-Omoyemi Akerele: CEO, Style house Files

-Okunoren Twins

-Ituen Basi: Creative Director, Ituen Basi couture-

-Ayotomi Rotimi: Exclamation!

This event will provide the opportunity to hear top industry players share their experiences and the chance for all to network and also for those who come with their look book and subscribe to TW Magazine at the venue they will have the chance to showcase designs in TW Magazine. There will be also be free fashion magazines from media partners

Date: October 15th 2011

Time: 10am-3pm

Registration fee: Get a 40% discount when you pay on or before 7th of October,

Venue: Terrakulture, 1376 Tiamiyu Savage street, Off Ahmadu Bello way, Victoria Island

For more information contact the members of the event team- Favourite on 08023685808 or Bolaji on 08032559972 or
Tale on 07030023333.

*Payment can be made to En-reach Limited UBA. 01820030007654. Teller number and Participants detail should be sent via text to the phone numbers above for sit reservation.

*Call the above numbers to place your adverts in the program brochure.

Consulting& Business support provided by Nextzon.


Author: Jacqueline Shaw


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