VFS Mentoring Evening: Sponsorship

Vauxhall Fashion Scout´s Sponsorship Mentoring Event is taking place on Monday 12th December!

Following on from the launch last month, the second event in the new series is Sponsorship, featuring guest speakers from the Centre for Fashion Enterprise and The Industry/Forward PR. The evening will explore the topic of sponsorship, discussing the issues involved in:
 - Approaching sponsors
- Finding the right sponsor,
- How to tailor a sponsorship pitch
- How to maximise results from your sponsorship package. 
Monday 12th December @ 7pm
Beach Blanket Babylon, Shoreditch

Running in partnership with Beach Blanket Babylon and supported by the Mayor of London, these events are free to fashion designers and feature experts from across the industry.
Speakers for the evening:
Jill Askam: Head of Sponsorship Centre for Fashion Enterprise 
The Centre for Fashion Enterprise (CFE) is London’s pioneering business incubator which supports and nurtures emerging fashion design talent.  
The CFE boasts a past and present roster of international designers including Erdem, Peter Pilotto, Marios Schwab, Richard Nicoll and Meadham Kirchhoff.
The CFE initiative provides guidance on finance, sponsorship and production, and introduces marketing expertise including routes to market and PR: essential for a brand’s survival.
Courtney Blackman: Managing Director of The Industry and Founder of Forward PR
Courtney Blackman is a London-based entrepreneur working across various roles in the fashion industry. Courtney founded Forward PR in 2004 and continues to serve as the managing director. A fashion-focused press relations agency working in various sectors of fashion from around the globe including Corrie Nielsen and Verónica Moncho Lobo, as well as with large companies and events including the WGSN Global Fashion Awards and SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS. Courtney is the managing director of The Industry - a private group of fashion insiders including top designers, stylists, editors, photographers, manufacturers, illustrators, retailers and more who are helping to shape the business side of the industry.

Spaces are strictly limited to one representative per designer label.  
Priority is given to Vauxhall Fashion Scout designers.
RSVP essential to event@vauxhallfashionscout.com
The VFS Mentoring programme is only possible due to the kind support of Beach Blanket Babylon and the Mayor of London.
Look forward to seeing you there!
Vauxhall Fashi

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