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The Fashion Council Germany e. V. is the patron to empower the German fashion and design landscape for a visionary, technological & sustainable future in a global market.


Frankfurt Fashion Week will be the new home of a forward-looking, digital-savvy fashion and lifestyle community from July 5 to 9, 2021. 

Fashion Council Germany is official partner of The New European Bauhaus initiative, convening a space of encounter to design future ways of living, situated at the crossroads between art, culture, social inclusion, science and technology.

The British Fashion Council strengthens British fashion in the global economy as a leader in responsible creative businesses. It does this through championing diversity, building and inviting the industry to actively participate in a network to accelerate a successful circular fashion economy.

ModaLisboa | Lisboa Fashion Week is the forcefield where craftmanship and heritage meet artistic and forward-thinking Designers to create an inclusive, sustainable and creative future.

The Federation numbers some one hundred members, amongst whom feature the most emblematic brands on the global stage. It comprises three Chambres Syndicales or central bodies (Haute Couture, Women's and Men's Fashion). The Fédération de la Haute Couture et de la Mode brings together fashion brands that foster creation and international development. It seeks to promote French fashion culture, where Haute Couture and creation have a major impact by combining traditional know how and contemporary technology at all times. It contributes to bolstering Paris in its role as worldwide fashion capital in particular coordinating Paris Fashion Week®

Camera Nazionale della Moda Italiana (CNMI) is a non-profit association that promotes the development of Italian fashion and aims to protect its image, both in Italy and abroad. With 114 associates for 230 brands, CNMI represents over 50% of the turnover of the entire fashion industry. CNMI’s mission is to support the entire Italian fashion industry worldwide by maintaining institutional relationships and communicating our values and activities. One of the most important initiatives is organizing the Milan Fashion Weeks. CNMI’s operating strategy and development are based on the following sizx pillars: sustainability, inclusion and diversity, training, and promotion of young designers, digitization, and storytelling

Founded in January 2014, the Austrian Fashion Association is an institution funded by the Austrian Federal Ministry for Arts, Culture, the Civil Service and Sport and the Cultural Section of the City of Vienna with the mission to support, nurture and promote Austrian and Austria-based designers through consulting, financial support as well as various activities in the fields of production, distribution and press.

Flanders District of Creativity is the single point of contact for entrepreneurs in the creative industries in Flanders. Flanders DC is a non-profit organization, supported by the Flemish Government. We actively inform, coach, promote and inspire creative entrepreneurs who want to build or grow their business. Return on creativity is what we’re after.  Future driven entrepreneurship, including sustainability, innovation and technology is high on our agenda.  

Wallonie-Bruxelles Design Mode is a quality-focused government agency accelerating the international development of professionals in the design and fashion sector who are located in Wallonia and Brussels. It is also a curator of talents, enhancing the visibility of fashion and design from Wallonia-Brussels on the international scene.”

Finnish Textile & Fashion is an organization with over 200 member companies in the textile and apparel industry. We promote and support Finnish textile and fashion companies in the globally developing business environment.

The Council of Irish Fashion Designers empowers its members to achieve their business goals through advocacy, education and creative promotion.

The Asociación Creadores de Moda de España (ACME) is a non-profit professional association that works to uphold the interests of Spanish author fashion firms, offering tools to increase their competitiveness. The independent fashion firms that make up ACME are characterized by their commitment to creativity and quality. Companies of different sizes and types that share values ​​such as their allegiance to a responsible industry, production in proximity, the retrievial of trades and tradition.

Bulgarian Fashion Association is a cluster organization, supporting Bulgarian fashion manufacturers and brands in their internationalization, digitization, marketing, networking and information dissemination for a sustainable future in the global market.

MAD is an expertise platform and unique showcase that promotes the Brussels fashion and design sectors. By focusing on innovation, sustainability and diversity, MAD encourages and supports creative initiatives in and around the city. Through multiple mentoring programmes, we guide startups and entrepreneurs along their business development. Located in the heart of Brussels, Europe’s capital, it is a place where people share their network and knowledge.

We are a collective of professionals from the different areas of fashion, with the enthusiasm to promote and give visibility to creators, to fashion businesses and to new talent, fostering a positive impact and sustainability. We support initiatives that boost creative excellence, commercial drive, economic reactivation and responsible consumption.

MODA-FAD seeks to become a standard as a source of information for professionals, inspiration and networking, embracing all areas of fashion: design of fashion and accessories, styling, communication, photography and entrepreneurship.

The Croatian Designers’ Association (CDA) is a professional association of Croatian designers founded in Zagreb in 1983. In line with its Statutes, CDA nourishes and fosters ethical approach to the profession and develops and stimulates actions of the general social interest in the field of design. In that respect, CDA acts not only as the promoter of an active participation of designers in all aspects of social, cultural, economic and everyday life but also the mediator between various spheres and relevant stakeholders by organizing exhibitions, events, public discussions, publications and encouraging and implementing design competitions, new productions and similar. 

Swedish Fashion Council aims to promote, educate and innovate the Swedish fashion industry to be sustainable and competitive on a national and an international level.

The organisation was founded in 1979 and are owned by Sweden’s largest member organisation in trade and industry, Swedish Trade Federation. Swedish Fashion Council has the intention to drive the fashion industry forward by promoting and encourage new talent, cross over collaborations, reports, research and innovation projects.

FashionUnited is an independent international platform that creates, collects, and communicates content relevant to the fashion industry. Established in over 30 countries and 10 languages, FashionUnited optimizes the industry's way of working - making it more efficient and transparent.

Trade news, Marketplaces, Job boards, Directories, and Data are FashionUnited's core business.

Taskforce Fashion is a research-based and multidisciplinary coalition between three Dutch fashion platforms: FASHIONCLASH, M-ODE and State of Fashion. Since 2019, Taskforce Fashion investigates the transformative role fashion can play in relation to social challenges. We do this through different experiments, in co-creation with Dutch fashion talent and in dialogue with industries and sectors other than fashion.

Slovak Fashion Council is a professional non-profit organisation that supports and develops Slovak fashion since 2011. Our activities cover education, mapping, collaborations, networking and promotion of Slovak fashion design in Slovakia and abroad. Our vision is the advancement of fashion ecosystem in Slovakia and we want our designers to be a vital part of the respective creative industry and culture.

Global Fashion Agenda is the leading forum for industry collaboration and public-private cooperation on fashion sustainability. Our mission is to make sustainability fashion’s first priority, and to mobilise and guide the fashion industry to take bold and urgent action on sustainability. In partnership with our Strategic Partners, ASOS, BESTSELLER, Fung Group, H&M Group, Kering, NIKE, Inc., PVH Corp., Sustainable Apparel Coalition, and Target, our Strategic Knowledge Partner, McKinsey & Company, and our Strategic Communication Partner, Karla Otto, we spearhead the fashion industry’s journey towards a more sustainable future. As a non-profit organisation, GlobalFashion Agenda is behind yearly guidelines, reports, the leading business event on sustainability in fashion, Copenhagen Fashion Summit, the digital event CFS+ and the digital Innovation Forum – a curated platform that showcases responsible solution providers covering the whole value chain.

The Hungarian Fashion & Design Agency was established as a subsidiary of the Hungarian Tourism Agency in 2018, with the aim of providing structured and efficient professional assistance to all players in the industry. The aim of the Hungarian government is to boost the recognition of the clothing and textile industries, and the different branches of light industry connected to fashion and design, so that their reputation can match their traditions, and Hungary can become the centre of this region. Throughout its work, the Hungarian Fashion & Design Agency collaborates with Hungarian and international professional organisations, educational institutions, members of the public, and private sectors, in order to mutually establish the most important pillars of their strategy.

The Fédération Française du Prêt à Porter Féminin has the mission of bringing together and representing the sector’s businesses and accelerating their growth through innovative activities in France and internationally. With the benefit of a strong base of members representing diverse economic models and regions, the Fédération gives fashion business directors operational assistance with the industry’s main challenges, in particular adapting to the digital era, wholesale, brand financing, sustainable development, and export.

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