FASHION AFRICA CONFERENCE 2016

The African Market

8th September 2016

OUR 5TH YEAR ANNIVERSARY!!

2 Rooms

Set out over 2 large rooms – these top floor spaces at the Richmix, London is the chosen venue and location for the Fashion Africa Conference in 2016. Hosting a room for our yearly conference as well as a seperate room for our first Fashion Africa Trade Expo (F,A.T,E.) for retail and sourcing of african fashion product!

Conferences

Popular panel style conferences will raise certain questions within their own underlying themes under the topic of “An African Market” covering retail, consumer, production, technology and more! So come along and join the discussion!

Keynote speakers!

A concise and decisive selection of a selection of top class industry leaders and professionals are brought to you to share their knowledge, experience and expertise on the topic of Ethical Fashion in Africa in bite size TedX presentation style along with panel discussionst hroughout the day.

Trade Expo

Our first expo and the first in Europe on sourcing and retailing of African fashion product in Africa. Contact us at events@africafashionguide.com for prices for a stall at this event

THE must attend African Fashion business event this year. Be there!

Introducing F.A.T.E. for 2016!

Our first expo and the first in Europe on sourcing and retailing of African fashion product in Africa. Africa Fashion Guide launches what will be our annual trade event Fashion Africa Trade Expo to support the African sourcing needs of the Uk and European retail market. Expect this to grow so why not be part of its beginning as a retailer or a supplier! Contact us at events@africafashionguide.com for prices for a stall at this event

Why you should come to Fashion Africa Conference?

What to expect

On Thursday 8th September 2016 Social Enterprise Africa Fashion Guide turns 5 years old! And we will celebrate by hosting our yearly Fashion Africa Conference event. Held in London where the conferences started in 2011, and consisting of a day of TedX style talks and conference style panel discussions with international industry leaders - our Fashion Africa Conference 2016 is titled The African Market. 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.

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Find new connections for your business

Networking is Key!

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.

This event is a must attend event where there will be a mix of press, brands, industry influencers and insiders with a mutual involvement and/or vested interest in elevating African trade, design and production, and who want to be part of the wider solution to raise Africa as a trailblazer in quality design and production.

Take this opportunity to connect with some of the best in the African and Ethical fashion industry this September!

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Listen to the best speakers in the industry

The Industry's top professionals

From cotton specialists, to retailers, to designers, to research specialists, to manufacturers! For the opportunity to listen to the best industry leaders in African fashion in London, together in one place then you cannot miss this event! REGISTER TODAY!

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Industry and trade driven topics!

Focus on Ethical Fashion in Africa

The 2016 Fashion Africa conference will act as a vehicle to create a social forum for all those attending to talk openly and share ideas, information and expertise, to raise awareness and elevate the perception of design from the continent

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.

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Buy your ticket now and save a lot of money!

Purchase tickets from our Eventbrite Page. See links.

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£99

  • the F.A.T,E EXPO Stall
  • Full day entry
  • Entrance ONLY to expo (F.A.T.E)
  • email events@africafashionguide.com for more info
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£99

  • the F.A.T,E EXPO Stall
  • Full day entry
  • Entrance ONLY to expo (F.A.T.E)
  • email events@africafashionguide.com for more info
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£199

  • the F.A.T,E EXPO Stall with a AFG rep.
  • Full day entry
  • Entrance ONLY to expo (F.A.T.E)
  • email events@africafashionguide.com for more info
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£25

  • Student Ticket
  • Show Student ID at door for entry
  • Entrance to both expo and conference
  • Available from July 8th 2016
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Amazing Keynote and panel speakers for 2016

A great line up from around the world for our 2016 event!

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Tamsin Lejeune

Ethical Fashion Forum / My Source

CONFERENCE PANEL 1) AfriPAST

01:45 PM - 02:30 PM

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About Tamsin

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Anoushka Bhoodna

Break the Shell Consultancy

CONFERENCE PANEL 1) AfriPAST

01:45 PM - 02:30 PM

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About Anoushka

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Teleica Kirkland Teleica Kirkland

Costume Institute of the African Diaspora

CONFERENCE PANEL 1) AfriPAST

01:45 PM - 02:30 PM

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About Teleica Kirkland

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Yemisi Mokuolu

Hatch Events

CONFERENCE PANEL 2) AfriPRESENT

02:35 PM - 03:20 PM

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About Yemisi

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Chayet Chienen

Nothing but the Wax

CONFERENCE PANEL 2) AfriPRESENT

02:35 PM - 03:20 PM

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About Chayet

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Cynthia Tabe

Mode Maison PR

CONFERENCE PANEL 2) AfriPRESENT

02:35 PM - 03:20 PM

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Daphne Kasambala

Sapelle

CONFERENCE PANEL 2) AfriPRESENT

02:35 PM - 03:20 PM

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About Daphne

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Laduma Ngoxolo

Maxhosa

CONFERENCE PANEL 2) AfriPRESENT

02:35 PM - 03:20 PM

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About Laduma

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Annegret Affolderbach

Choolips

CONFERENCE PANEL 3) AfriFUTURE

03:25 PM - 04:10 PM

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About Annegret

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Craig Jacobs

Fundudzi

CONFERENCE PANEL 3) AfriFUTURE

03:25 PM - 04:10 PM

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Daniele Tamagni

African Style Photographer

CONFERENCE PANEL 3) AfriFUTURE

03:25 PM - 04:10 PM

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About Daniele

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Keren Long

Ethical Apparel Africa

CONFERENCE PANEL 3) AfriFUTURE

03:25 PM - 04:10 PM

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Louisa Kiwana

Afroblush / Market Research Consultant

CONFERENCE PANEL 3) AfriFUTURE

03:25 PM - 04:10 PM

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About Louisa

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Madeleine Rosberg Rosberg

Responsify

Talk Africa – Bite Size Keynote Speeches on “The African Market”

10:00 AM - 12:30 PM

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About Madeleine Rosberg

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About Andrea

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About Betty

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About Mark

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About Joanna

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Pamela Samasuwo-Nyawiri

Vanhuwamwe

Talk Africa – Bite Size Keynote Speeches on “The African Market”

10:00 AM - 12:30 PM

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About Prama

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Introducing the Fashion Africa Trade Expo

theF.A.T.E. is a business to business expo bringing together suppliers and manufacturers form the African continent with fashion retailers and designer businesses i the UK/EU markets.

This trade expo event is launching as part of our Fashion Africa Conference to kick off a bigger event planned for 2017.

So join us and be part of a strategic business event creating that difference.

Interested in a table at the event? Then contact us at events@africafashionguide.com for more information.

Wherever you are,
be here!

Past Events

See below details from our previous events

Talk about the Fashion Africa Conference!

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....designers sharing expertise and opening discussions and collaboration as opposed to competition, very limited time for questions but great discussion :-)

Jubella
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 · via twitter Feb 27 2014

well done on a great book and a very interesting conference yesterday. I'd let to get a copy of the video for

Ann McCreath
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Huge Congratulations on Fashion Africa success! Excellent discussion, must do again & make it last longer! Catch up soon

Prama Bhardwaj
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 · via twitter Feb 27 2014

You're welcome, we were glad we attended, thank you. Looking forward to the 2015 event ;)

Must say many Interesting points discussed tonight & I thoroughly enjoyed it! GREAT PANEL ;)

Mini MOROC
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 · via twitter Feb 26 2014

Many thanks for today's very interesting debate

Open The Gate
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 · via twitter Feb 27 2014
Helen Jennings
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 · via twitter Feb 26 2014

Was a privilege to be part of the panel conference last night. So many key points discussed. More again please!

Daphne Kasambala
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I'm no fashionista, but I really enjoyed conference yesterday! Well done @itsdapoet  via twitter 2014

The Poet
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 · via twitter Feb 27 2014

Had a great time last night at the Fashion Africa Conference. So refreshing <3

Siphosemvelo
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Congratulations on a great conference yesterday . Super-inspiring in so many ways.

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FASHION AFRICA CONFERENCE 2015

Theme: An African Revolution

DATE: APRIL 24TH 2015

3 Rooms

Set out over 3 unique rooms – the 3 comfortable cinema spaces at the Richmix, London is the chosen venue and location for the Fashion Africa Conference in 2015.

6 Conferences

6 individual conferences will raise certain questions within their own underlying themes such as: Is Africa having it’s own Fashion Revolution? Is Africa Fashion’s final frontier? Can Africa be realistically open for business? Join in the discussion on April 24th.

Over 30 speakers

A concise and decisive selection of over 30 top class industry leaders and professionals are brought to you to share their knowledge, experience and expertise on the topic of Ethical Fashion in Africa.

Be part of Africa's Fashion Revolution!

Big thanks to our partners