Unik News: Maiden edition of ”DESIGNERS GETAWAY” Nigeria, set to unleash and recognize heroes, and best of fashion arts talents in 2018

The global fashion industry is valued at over 1 trillion Dollars. Though Nigeria boasts of significant percent of celebrated players in the world’s demographics of fashion stakeholders but its’ fashion industry is still taxing, considering certain indices. Therefore, creating a vantage that challenges, and empowers emerging professional fashion designers, whilst celebrating key players that have pushed the industry thus far through awards and special recognitions (DEGA ACHIEVERS AWARDS), will not only open Nigerian economy to such enormous wealth potentials but also do the following: Create extensive visibility for local crafts, sustain healthy growth of local fabric and textile industry, stimulate new hubs of enterprise development for potential investors, create jobs for youths with vocational skills such as; (modeling and fashion publishing), and enrich media communication industry with qualitative contents provision via events, as it contributes largely to Nigerian GDP rise.

Within this purview, DEISGNERS GETWAY is designed as a catalytic sphere for emerging fashion designers and models to network, create a unique hotspot for marketing promotion of local fashion products, stimulate stakeholders’investment interests for fashion industry, stimulate strategic brands alliance and engineer profit maximization through creative style exhibition, exclusive fashion show, models search contest, business roundtable, entertainment concert and community fashion sales and to also celebrate industry legends and stakeholders, with a theme: Promoting Fashion and Arts, Growing Local Businesses, through: capturing, engaging and connecting diverse demographics of industry players, contributors, stakeholders, policy makers, style entrepreneurs, potential investors and public audience. Slated for the DEGA ACHIEVERS AWARDS; a segment of the event that honors true heroes in and around the industry, this year, from individual to group categories, Galaxy TV Lagos, Terra Kulture, Hon. Desmond Elliot, Ronke of African Fashion Week Show London and Nigeria, Ify Okeke of St. Eves West African Fashion Week show, Frank Oshodi, House of Dhabri Kenchy/Uwenjah fashion show America, South Africa and Nigeria, and Lagos Sate Commissioner for Culture and Tourism have been projected as recipients, for their invaluable contributions to building fashion and arts industry in Nigeria and beyond. Also Hon. Desmond Elliot is slated as a special guest of honor.

The event is billed for 26th of May, 2018 at the VIP conference hall of Presken Hotels and Resort, Allen Roundabout, Ikeja Lagos. Prior to the event time in the evening, at 12noon same day, there will be a fashion and arts business clinic where stakeholders, investors and participants will network to strengthen weak ends and maximize opportunities. An event organized by Delaquine Services in association with DuaEdge Global Services, and supported by Presken Hotels,, Delaquine Superstore, RedCarpet On TV, Dabinchi Global, Southwestern TV, Ben TV, City Info Africa Magazine, and still counting, will be a total exquisite delight for audience, as it attracts crème de la crème guests, said Aquinas Cosmas and Joel Thomas; representatives of the project organizers. This maiden edition targets to unveil over 20 emerging fashion designers/creative brands entrepreneurs on the runway with possible investment synergy for their businesses, and 200 young models via a ‘models search contest’ pegged on 2 years modeling contracts, career promotion and cash prizes of NGN100,000, NGN50,000 and NGN30,000 respectively as benefits to the winners.

Registration has commenced for models, designers, exhibitors and others seeking to participate in this edition. The organizers therefore call on individuals, bloggers, media stations, groups and brands to join this movement that will revolutionize the economy of this industry over the next 5 years, targeting 100 accomplished fashion and arts entrepreneurs as products of the project within the period, by supporting, sponsoring and partnering through all available synergy potentials. Visit facebook: Designers GetAway-DEGA.

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