Fashion Africa Conference 2015 - London

Published: 01 May 2015 | by Africa Fashion Guide
Fashion Africa Conference 2015 - London
Models Richard Mkoloma and Nana Afua Antwi - Photo by Abi Oshodi of AO Photography
On Friday 24th April 2015 strategically held on Fashion Revolution Day, Social Enterprise Africa Fashion Guide will for the first time host a full day conference event!

Held in London where the conferences started in 2011, and consisting of a panel discussion with international industry leaders - our Fashion Africa Conference 2015 is titled An African Revolution.

The seminar event will act as a means to discuss and promote the full supply chain of African Fashion Design, Textiles, and Manufacturing and thus communicate this to a larger, global audience through media.
Are you are a fashion retailer, fashion designer, student or fashion business who is interested in sourcing and/or producing in Africa?

Do you have a strong, active interest in sustainability and ethical business practice? Then don't miss this conference.
The event will be centred around the areas of these sub-topics Sustainability, African Fashion Manufacturing, Responsible Sourcing, Africa's Retail Market and the new target consumer market, The Growth of the African Designer market, Africa as New Luxury.

Presenting 6 Panel Discussions over 3 rooms over 1 DAY!


PANEL 1) - African Revolution - Fashion Made in Africa
Location – Cinema 1

PANEL 2) The New African Fashion Market – Designers, Fashion Shows, Media and Retail
Location – Cinema 1

PANEL 3A) Africa is Open for Business  - Africa as a Source for New Business Location – Cinema 2

PANEL 3B) Textile Futures – Africa's Cotton, Leather and Textile Industry Opportunities Location – Cinema 2

PANEL 4A) Source Africa and Navigating Value Chains, Logistics and Red Tape Location – Cinema 3
PANEL 4B) Africa’s Triple Bottom Line – Sustainability, Ethical Credentials and Responsibility in the African Fashion Industry Location – Cinema 3


Each ticket price includes Panel 1 and Panel 2 with the option to select either 3A or 4A


Annegret  Affolderbach of Choolips
Arieta Mujay of African Creative Collective
Beatrace Oola of Africa Fashion Day Berlin
Chris Springs of British Museum
Christne Bredehorst of Cotton Made in Africa
Daphne Kasambala of Sappelle online boutique
Hannah Pool of Guardian and London Southbank (WOW Women/Africa Utopia)
Helen Jennings of Arise and Kisua online store
Ida Horner of Ethnic Supplies
Jordine Bartlett of Financial Times Lifestyle mag
Kiran/Alae of Styled by Africa
Laduma Ngxokolo of Maxhosa
Leigh Odimah of Africa Channel
Lisel Truscott of Textile Exchange
Mark Robertson of Sedex
Nkwo Onwuka of NKWO
Paola Masperi of Mayamiko
Prama Bhardwaj of Sunflag/Mantisworld
Samson Soboye of Soboye
Sinem Bilen-Onabanjo of FAB Magazine
Tamsin Lejeune of Ethical Fashion Forum
And more…!
To attend this event make sure you sign up quickly as space is limited!

DATE: Friday 24th April 2015

TIME: 10.00am – 5.00pm (doors open 9.30am for registration)

VENUE: Rich Mix, 35-47 Bethnal Green Road, London, E1 6LA

PRICE: £35 EARLY BOOKING FEE (full price £49 after March 31st!) - includes tea, coffee and biscuits
BOOK FAST as places are strictly limited!

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Please note: Seating is only available with ticketed entry, please register your space early to avoid disappointment.
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