GTBank Fashion Weekend Returns for the 5th Year, Holds Nov. 14-15 …Call for Exhibitors Now Open (See Post)

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    GTBank Fashion Weekend Returns for the 5th Year, Holds Nov. 14-15 …Call for Exhibitors Now Open See Post

    September, Lagos.

    Foremost financial institution Guaranty Trust Bank plc has confirmed that the 5th edition of
    Africa’s premier fashion event, the GTBank Fashion Weekend, will hold on Saturday,
    November 14, and Sunday, November 15, 2020. The two-day event, will feature fashion-
    leaders and industry experts from around the world, whilst providing hundreds of
    indigenous small fashion businesses with the opportunity to expand their online presence,
    reach new markets, and position their businesses for sustainable growth.

    Themed “The Future of Fashion Retail,” the 2020 GTBank Fashion Weekend event will
    feature a hybrid of online and physical experiences, including Online Master Classes, an
    Immersive Online Shopping Experience with Free Delivery Nationwide and a Runway Show.

    In line with its vision of Promoting Enterprise, the Bank will provide an e-commerce
    platform that will allow hundreds of small businesses connect with thousands of consumers
    that are online, whilst providing fashion lovers with an immersive online shopping
    experience. The Bank will provide custom-built online retail stalls for free and, at the same
    time, fully sponsor all promotional activities to drive visibility and sales for all the fashion
    brands that will be a part of the 2020 GTBank Fashion Weekend.

    In addition to its innovative fashion retail experiences, the 2020 GTBank Fashion Weekend
    will feature a series of online masterclasses facilitated by renowned fashion industry
    experts. A “must-attend” for entrepreneurs and fashion enthusiasts, the masterclasseses
    have been designed to deliver the same quality in content and engagement as previous
    years, through interactive webinars that will focus on exploring new and exciting ways to
    build and sustain fashion brands in these times and the future.

    The Runway Show will also keep its place at the 2020 GTBank Fashion Weekend. Designed
    with current realities in mind, the Runway Show will feature a carefully curated ensemble of
    bold and enthralling fashion statements by Africa’s Finest Fashion Brands, delivered in a
    socially distanced environment.

    Commenting on the 2020 GTBank Fashion Weekend, the Managing Director and Chief
    Executive of GTBank, Segun Agbaje, said; “Fashion is more than just art or endeavour, it is a
    way of life, and as we make adjustments to how we live in these new realities, we are also
    reimagining how we create value for small businesses, the local fashion industry and our
    customers through the GTBank Fashion Weekend. This year, key parts of our fashion
    experience will go online, but the focus remains the same; to drive the growth of our
    fashion industry by promoting enterprise for small businesses in the sector.”

    He further stated that “At GTBank, we will continue to lend the full weight of our franchise
    to safeguarding lives and livelihoods not only by leading the fight to curtail the Covid-19
    outbreak, but also creating and championing initiatives that help businesses and individuals

    Launched in 2016, the GTBank Fashion Weekend has become the biggest fashion experience
    in Africa, drawing over 250,000 attendees annually and featuring renowned industry experts
    such as style connoisseur Dapper Dan, Burak Cakmak of Parsons School of Design, Roksanda Ilincic, Make-Up extraordinaire Sir John, Stylist to the stars Law Roach, Vanessa Kingori MBE, Jay Alexander, Nicholas Kirkwood, Jay Manuel, Huishan Zhang, Adesuwa Aighewi and several others. Geared towards Promoting Enterprise, the GTBank Fashion Weekend is one of Guaranty Trust Bank’s social initiatives aimed at offering small businesses real
    commercial opportunities and empowering them with the expertise, networks and
    resources to realize the full potential of their businesses.

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