Business program within Minsk Fashion Week

A new professional event aimed at promoting clothing manufacturers, as well as brands that sell their products on the territory of the Republic of Belarus.

This autumn, the RPO “Belarusian Chamber of Fashion” is launching a new project – Minsk Fashion Week – a professional specialized event aimed at popularizing clothing manufacturers, as well as brands that sell their products on the territory of the Republic of Belarus. The presentation of the new project will take place within the framework of the Beltexlegprom exhibition (October 1-4).

So, from October 1 to 3, the Belarusian Fashion Council, together with the Fashion Center OJSC, is holding the Minsk Fashion Week business program. This means that over the course of two days lectures will be given by major players in the global and local markets: IGEDO Company, Who's Next, Kiev Fashion, Pro Retail, Image Pro and the Fashion Center. They will be able to learn about topical issues of production and sales, ways of doing business, franchising schemes and what is currently in trend.

IGEDO Company, Germany

The company has been on the market since 1949 and manages four major events that make buyers' hearts beat faster: The Gallery Dusseldorf, The Gallery Berlin, The Little Gallery and CPM in Moscow. At these events, collections are presented that reflect trends and different functional potential of clothing. For example, The Little Gallery is only about children's clothing and how the entertainment problem is solved through it. CPM exhibits brands that are interested in spreading the brand in Russia: Ben Sherman and Gant are among them. The tenth CPM ended on September 7, 2013. In turn, the Berlin and Düsseldorf versions of the fair are held in a spacious loft space.

Who's Next, France

The company is a major player in the French market, holding various exhibitions for buyers. The activity is carried out in four directions: Who's Next, which brings together brands in the "prêt-a-porter" class, Premiere Class, which needs to be tagged "high end", Paris sur mode, which is responsible for conceptual clothing, and The Box, which collects 100 brands " it» accessories. At the end of September 2013, all departments will present their Japan-themed exhibitions in the Tuileries Garden as part of Paris Fashion Week.

Kyiv Fashion, Ukraine

The only Ukrainian professional forum of the fashion industry, within which exhibitions are held: clothes, leather clothes and fur, linen, textiles, children's clothing. The exhibition is recognized by UFI, the worldwide association of the exhibition industry. Within the framework of Kyiv Fashion, competitions for young and established designers, shows and an educational program are held.

Pro Retail, Belarus

Belarusian consulting company that trains employees of commercial divisions of companies in various segments: from the auto business to the fashion industry. All topics revolve around four areas: management, sales, negotiations, marketing and service. The list of the company's clients includes, for example, Velcom and BelSwissBank.

Image Pro, Belarus

Image Pro Image School is one of the leading specialized companies in Belarus, which provides consulting and educational services in the field of beauty, fashion and style.

Fashion Center OJSC

The company has existed since 1948. The fashion center develops custom-made industrial collections, as well as for its own clothing brand "BfC". Since August 2013, the company has been undergoing rebranding: Yanina Goncharova was appointed its director, a photo studio and an experimental workshop were opened on the basis of the Fashion Center, and Belarusian designers got the opportunity to sew mass-market clothes and present them in large shopping centers of the country. Irina Boytik and the eco-brand HistoriaNaturalis were the first to start cooperation.

Participation in the forum is free of charge upon prior registration.

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