The Fashions Finest Africa team is pleased to announce FASHION MASTERCLASS
In a bid to further help improve the Nigerian Garment Production Industry, the FFA team decided to put together master classes to run for two days just before the Epic Show. The master class will run for two days Wednesday, May 23, 2018 and Thursday, May 24, 2018 at NEPC Training Facility, Road, Apapa, Lagos. The topic for the master class is ‘How to transform from boutique to Mass Production” and will be facilitated by Mabel Doe and Jennifer Sutton
“The Product Life Cycle”.
MASTERCLASS COURSE OUTLINE
DAY – 1
BUYING OFFICE OPERATIONS
The Buying Team
The Buying Process
PRE PRODUCTION PROCEDURES
The Design Room / Sample Room: Equipment Required.
Sample Procedure: Initial Sample / Fit Sample / Sealed Sample / Pre-Production
Sample and Shipment Sample [Tech Packs]
Operation Breakdown: By Style.
Costing: Supplier & Factory.
DAY – 2
Pre-Production Meetings: Style File Check List
QMS [Quality Management System]
Sharp Object Control Policy: Needle Policy Flow Chart
Pilot & In-Line Inspection Report
AQL – Normal Level Sampling Plan [BS 6001:1999
Metal Free Zone
NEPC TRAINING FACILITY. 13/15 LADIPO OLUWOLE ROAD OFF MARINE ROAD, APAPA LAGOS
Wednesday, May 23, 2018 10:00 AM —
Thursday, May 24, 2018 4:00 PM BST
REGISTER HERE https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/fashion-masterclass-tickets-46100121705
Fashions Finest Africa (FFA) will hold the maiden edition of FFA Conference on Friday, 25th May 2018, at the Balmoral Convention Center, Federal Palace Hotel.
The Conference which is the Opening Event of Fashions Finest Africa Conference and Epic Show 2018 has the theme: “Increasing Nigeria’s Participation in the Global Garment Production Industry”.
We are thrilled to announce Jennifer Sutton as the Headline Speaker at the FFA 2018 Conference. Jenni, as she’s popularly known, is the Development Director at Fashion Enter, the UK’s leading ethical garment manufacturer.
Jenni joined Fashion Enter in 2006 as a paid intern when Fashion Enter UK was incorporated and has seen the company grow and develop from a team of four employees to what it is today. As Development Director, Jenni is responsible for all new business strategic decisions and works across all functions of the business.
Fashion Enter’s 7,500 square foot Factory in North London manufactures 10,000 garments a week for leading retailers such as ASOS and David Nieper and incorporates a Fashion Studio for sampling and small production runs for London Fashion Week designers and new business start-ups. As Development Director Jenni plays an active role in the business support for new and emerging designers ensuring the next generation of fashion creatives receive the right guidance they need including; mentoring, seminars, workshops, advice and promotion via Fashion Enter’s sister company FashionCapital.co.uk – the UK’s portal for the industry. The site fully supports the fashion industry as a one-stop online resource with a dedicated team of journalists, mentors and industry experts to ensure users receive a unique and comprehensive insight into the world of fashion, manufacturing and business.
As the Headline speaker, Jenni Sutton will be discussing the British fashion industry and how Fashion Enter now successfully produces up to 10,000 units a week in a fully compliant factory, whilst offering accredited qualifications across the complete garment lifecycle for succession planning. She will also be explaining how their model can be replicated in Nigeria
The FFA 2018 Conference and Epic Show is a three-day event running from Friday 25th May to Sunday 27th May 2018; it will be three days of nonstop fashion with a lot of development activities for those in the business of fashion and for lovers of fashion.
Following the conference on Friday Morning, in the evening there would be a prestigious Awards Ceremony to celebrate those who have made a mark in the fashion industry.
The fashion show will hold on Saturday and Sunday, featuring Student designers, New and Emerging designers and established designers out of Africa. In addition, FFA 2018 will also play hosts to a wide range of Exhibitors and marketplace vendors giving fashion lovers the opportunity to shop till they drop.
Event Statement from Jenni Sutton.
As the UK’s leading ethical garment manufacturer (SMETA and Fast Forward approved) aligned with a Fashion Technology Academy for technical skills training, Fashion Enter is delighted to be a guest speaker at the Fashions Finest Africa Conference and Epic Show. Development Director, Jenni Sutton will be discussing the British fashion industry and how Fashion Enter now successfully produces up to 10,000 units a week in a fully compliant factory, whilst offering accredited qualifications across the complete garment lifecycle for succession planning. All these practices can be disseminated, and Fashion Enter is honoured to be discussing their business model in Nigeria at this esteemed event.