Foremost monetary establishment Warranty Belief Financial institution plc has confirmed that the fifth version of Africa’s premier style occasion, the GTBank Style Weekend, will maintain on Saturday, November 14, and Sunday, November 15, 2020. The 2-day occasion, will characteristic fashion-leaders and trade specialists from all over the world, while offering a whole bunch of indigenous small style companies with the chance to develop their on-line presence, attain new markets, and place their companies for sustainable development.
Themed “The Way forward for Style Retail,” the 2020 GTBank Style Weekend occasion will characteristic a hybrid of on-line and bodily experiences, together with On-line Grasp Courses, an Immersive On-line Procuring Expertise with Free Supply Nationwide and a Runway Present.
According to its imaginative and prescient of Selling Enterprise, the Financial institution will present an e-commerce platform that may enable a whole bunch of small companies join with hundreds of customers which might be on-line, while offering style lovers with an immersive on-line buying expertise. The Financial institution will present custom-built on-line retail stalls free of charge and, on the identical time, absolutely sponsor all promotional actions to drive visibility and gross sales for all the style manufacturers that might be part of the 2020 GTBank Style Weekend.
Along with its revolutionary style retail experiences, the 2020 GTBank Style Weekend will characteristic a sequence of on-line masterclasses facilitated by famend style trade specialists. A “must-attend” for entrepreneurs and style fans, the masterclasseses have been designed to ship the identical high quality in content material and engagement as earlier years, by means of interactive webinars that may concentrate on exploring new and thrilling methods to construct and maintain style manufacturers in these instances and the longer term.
The Runway Present will even hold its place on the 2020 GTBank Style Weekend. Designed with present realities in thoughts, the Runway Present will characteristic a fastidiously curated ensemble of daring and enthralling style statements by Africa’s Most interesting Style Manufacturers, delivered in a socially distanced setting.
Commenting on the 2020 GTBank Style Weekend, the Managing Director and Chief Govt of GTBank, Segun Agbaje, mentioned; “Style is extra than simply artwork or endeavour, it’s a lifestyle, and as we make changes to how we dwell in these new realities, we’re additionally reimagining how we create worth for small companies, the native style trade and our clients by means of the GTBank Style Weekend. This 12 months, key elements of our style expertise will log on, however the focus stays the identical; to drive the expansion of our style trade by selling enterprise for small companies within the sector.”
He additional said that “At GTBank, we are going to proceed to lend the complete weight of our franchise to safeguarding lives and livelihoods not solely by main the combat to curtail the Covid-19 outbreak, but additionally creating and championing initiatives that assist companies and people thrive.”
Launched in 2016, the GTBank Style Weekend has grow to be the most important style expertise in Africa, drawing over 250,000 attendees yearly and that includes famend trade specialists resembling type connoisseur Dapper Dan, Burak Cakmak of Parsons Faculty of Design, Roksanda Ilincic, Make-Up extraordinaire Sir John, Stylist to the celebs Legislation Roach, Vanessa Kingori MBE, Jay Alexander, Nicholas Kirkwood, Jay Manuel, Huishan Zhang, Adesuwa Aighewi and a number of other others. Geared in the direction of Selling Enterprise, the GTBank Style Weekend is one in every of Warranty Belief Financial institution’s social initiatives geared toward providing small companies actual industrial alternatives and empowering them with the experience, networks and assets to comprehend the complete potential of their companies.