Exclusive AFC Seminar with Special Guest Jean Paul Gaultier

The Australian Fashion Chamber is dedicated to ensuring Australian fashion design is competitive on an international scale. In achieving this, one of our key objectives is to support Australian talent, foster education and provide thought leadership. To this end, we are excited to announce our inaugural Australian Fashion Chamber Training Seminars hosted in Melbourne Friday October 17 and in Sydney Friday October 24, with special guest Jean Paul Gaultier. These seminars are open to members and non-members and as spaces are limited, we encourage you to book your place as soon as possible.

This is your chance to hear from leading industry personalities on a range of topics including media, brand, export and business innovation, and to network with speakers and other attendees.

For more information on speakers and topics and to purchase tickets, visit www.australianfashionchamber.com

 

TICKET PRICE (Sydney & Melbourne):

AFC Members: $50 (+ booking fee)

AFC Non-members: $100 (+ booking fee)

 

MELBOURNE: October 17, 2014

Special Guest: Jean Paul Gaultier

 

Key Speakers:

Edwina McCann – Editor-in-chief Vogue Australia and Australian Fashion Chamber Chairman

Overview of the state of the Australian Fashion Industry and the newly established Australian Fashion Chamber.

Suzanne Santos – Aesop Country Manager Australia and New Zealand

How to build a successful global retail business. Suzanne, who co-founded Aesop, will look at building a strong brand and will provide an insight into Aesop's incredible retail operations both locally and internationally.

State Government of Victoria, through Small Business Victoria

Toni & Guy Australia

Presentation of the latest hair trends to inspire from fashion week

Q&A with Edwina McCann and Jean Paul Gaultier

How to build and maintain an international brand. This Q&A will focus on Jean Paul Gaultier's incredible experience in the industry since the 1970s and shine a light on some of the greatest lessons he’s learnt along the way.

VENUE: Clemenger BBDO Auditorium, National Gallery of Victoria

TIME: 4.00pm - 6.00pm (guests should arrive at 3.30pm for registration)

Purchase tickets for the Melbourne Seminar here

 

SYDNEY: October 24, 2014

Special Guest: Jean Paul Gaultier

 

Key Speakers: 

Kellie Hush – Editor-in-chief of Harper’s Bazaar Australia and Australian Fashion Chamber Deputy Chair

Overview of the state of the Australian Fashion Industry and the newly established Australian Fashion Chamber.

Gual Barwell – Head of Strategy, Reborn Agency

Best practice digital marketing. Gual will review local and international case studies (both good and bad), and share some quick winning strategies that all businesses, especially retail, should initiate now.

NSW Government – Representative from NSW Trade & Investment

Export Assistance. There are some fantastic opportunities and services offered through NSW Trade and Investment when it comes to exporting goods. This session will target both first-time exporters and brands that have been exporting for years but could better their approach.

Toni & Guy Australia

Presentation of the latest hair trends to inspire from fashion week

Q&A with Kellie Hush and Jean Paul Gaultier

How to build and maintain an international brand. This Q&A will focus on Jean Paul Gaultier's incredible experience in the industry since the 1970s and shine a light on some of the greatest lessons he’s learnt along the way.

VENUE: Level 25, AMP Building, 33 Alfred Street, Circular Quay, Sydney NSW 2000.

TIME: 2:30pm - 4:30pm

Purchase your ticket to the Sydney Seminar here.