Ghana Fashion & Design Week (GFDW®) international event launched in 2012, earning its place on the global fashion weeks calendar as an innovative platform for commerce, championing development and advancement in fashion and creative business promotion, and education in Ghana.
The annual international event provides a business platform for Ghanaian designer entrepreneurs, and designers in the Diaspora, alongside international designers to showcase their collections to local and global audiences, and connect to new market opportunities. Through the platform activities, creative entrepreneurs are exposed to retailers and buyers of interest, influential press and media, and Africa’s neo-fashion consumers, whilst creating the opportunity for international trade and tourism in Ghana.
GFDW® curated PoPuP Trade Exhibition Salon also provides the opportunity for businesses to promote their company and further brand exposure through the event platform.
Business Development and Education is central to the platform development activities, this is provided through the GFDW business Seminars during the fashion week activities, reaching both established businesses, prospective entrepreneurs, and students.
ETHIKHA™ – a social impact fashion platform at GFDW dedicated to Ethical Fashion businesses, Social Enterprises and creative Designers with a social mission, sourcing and working with local Artisans in Africa, and improving underprivileged lives by creating jobs for social and economic inclusion in Ghana and across the mother continent of Africa. GFDW Ethikha focuses on the use of African heritage craftsmanship skills to create sustainable and quality made in Africa products for trade.
NEW TALENT SPOT™ Initiative – launched in 2014, New Talent Spot initiative at GFDW empowers and supports the development of best new Graduate talents selected from GFDW university education partner institutions. Selected graduates are supported and equipped with essential business start-up guide, and business continuity support from graduating to becoming new Creative Business Entrepreneurs in Ghana.
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SPONSOR / PARTNERSHIP
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