This past month Angela Campagnoni, Director of Programming and Jody Euloth , Director of Strategic Partners along with  Designer Carrie Lamb and Emma Lamb of Frida Fine Jewelery spent a week of networking and information gathering for upcoming programming and growth opportunities for our design community.

April 18th, Kit Connects Conference

The goal: connecting talented individuals with a passion for getting into fashion and beauty with Canadian leaders who can offer their advice on how to break into and succeed in this uniquely competitive business.

The 2018 series involved dynamic conversations, panels and interactive sessions with the top fashion, beauty and career experts in Canada. Following afternoon programming, attendees had the chance to network with industry leaders and prominent brand representatives, while engaging with like-minded peers

April 19th,  CAFA Fashion & Retail Forum

As part of CAFA’s ongoing efforts to foster economic development in the Canadian fashion industry, the CAFA Fashion & Retail Forum brought together a network that encourages commerce, collaboration and innovation.

This all day event, featured leaders from the worlds of luxury goods, marketing, business, fashion, beauty and technology,  explored and forecast the future of luxury brands and the fashion and design industry.

Bringing together an audience of entrepreneurs, institutional investors, retail owners, designers, media and influencers, the Fashion & Retail Forum offered a coveted networking opportunity in the midst of Canada’s celebratory week of fashion.

Finishing up the week with 5th Annual Canadian Arts & Fashion Awards 

CAFA hosted its 5th annual red-carpet Awards show on Friday, April 20th, 2018 – a unique evening that united Canadian talent and fashion influencers from all over the world. Honouring designers, models, image makers, stylists, and influencers, CAFA has established itself as a premier event in the Canadian fashion industry.

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