Africa Fashion Week Nigeria (AFWN) kicked off yesterday, 1st of July with its inaugural edition of AFWN Textile & Garment Manufacturing Conference at the Eko Hotel & Suites in Lagos.
The theme of AFWN Textile & Garment Manufacturing Conference was Making Nigeria the Fashion Production Hub of Africa.
Fashion entrepreneurs, development finance institutions, and textile industry groups were among the speakers of the day educating and shedding light on how to improve on production process, job creation, how to get funding.
The AFWN Textile & Garment Manufacturing Conference had Mrs. Aisha Abubakar, Minister of State for Industry, Trade and Investment; Dr. Mustapha Abiodun Akinkunmi, Commissioner for Finance, Lagos State; Mr. Akintunde Oyebode, Executive Secretary, Lagos State Employment Trust Fund; Mrs Folake Oyemade, Managing Director of Sam and Sara; Mr. Dapo Adelegan, President, Nigerian-British Chamber of Commerce; Mr. H. A. Kwajaffa, Director General, Nigeria Textile Garment and Tailoring Employers Association; Ms. Jennifer Anoyika, Director General, Nigerian-German Business Association; Miss Doris Onwugamba Managing Director, Manufacturing Resource Centre, Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN); Dr. Peter Kondricz, Commercial Diplomat/First Secretary, Embassy of Hungary; Dr. Johannes Flosbach, Head of Performance Management Group, TGI Group, and Chioma Nwagboso, Advisor on Public Private Partnerships for GIZ (German International Cooperation).
Here are pictures from the event.
Africa Fashion Week Nigeria – Date: 1st-3rd July 2016 | Venue: The Eko Hotel & Suites
AFWN 2016 Will Include 5 Catwalk Shows | 50 Designers | A Fashion Gala & Awards Night & Panel Discussions Aimed At Promoting Nigeria As A Production Hub.
AFWN Textile & Garment Manufacturing Conference Friday, 1st July 2016 – (9AM Conference ….Making Nigeria the Fashion Production Hub of Africa) –FREE ENTRY
SATURDAY, 2ND OF JULY (EXHIBITION opens at 12 noon) – FREE ENTRY [1st SHOW @1PM – N3000 | 2nd SHOW @4PM – N3000 | 3RD SHOW @8PM – N3000)]
SUNDAY, 3RD OF JULY [1st Show – Nigeria’s Next Top Designer Grand Finale (1 pm) – FREE ENTRY | 2nd Show – AFWN Fashion Gala Night – (6 pm) VIP TICKETS & VIP TABLES ONLY]
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Images: Richy Anazia for 360NoBS