Foremost monetary establishment Warranty Belief Financial institution plc has confirmed that the fifth version of
Africa’s premier vogue occasion, the GTBank Style Weekend, will maintain on Saturday,
November 14, and Sunday, November 15, 2020. The 2-day occasion, will function fashion-
leaders and business specialists from around the globe, while offering lots of of
indigenous small vogue companies with the chance to broaden their on-line presence,
attain new markets, and place their companies for sustainable progress.
Themed “The Way forward for Style Retail,” the 2020 GTBank Style Weekend occasion will
function a hybrid of on-line and bodily experiences, together with On-line Grasp Courses, an
Immersive On-line Buying 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 permit lots of of small companies join with 1000’s of customers
which might be on-line, while offering vogue lovers with an immersive on-line procuring
expertise. The Financial institution will present custom-built on-line retail stalls without spending a dime and, on the identical
time, absolutely sponsor all promotional actions to drive visibility and gross sales for all the style
manufacturers that shall be part of the 2020 GTBank Style Weekend.
Along with its modern vogue retail experiences, the 2020 GTBank Style Weekend
will function a collection of on-line masterclasses facilitated by famend vogue business
specialists. A “must-attend” for entrepreneurs and vogue lovers, 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 vogue manufacturers in these instances and the longer term.
The Runway Present can even hold its place on the 2020 GTBank Style Weekend. Designed
with present realities in thoughts, the Runway Present will function a fastidiously curated ensemble of
daring and enthralling vogue 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 vogue business and our
prospects by means of the GTBank Style Weekend. This yr, key elements of our vogue
expertise will go surfing, however the focus stays the identical; to drive the expansion of our
vogue business by selling enterprise for small companies within the sector.”
He additional acknowledged that “At GTBank, we’ll proceed to lend the total weight of our franchise
to safeguarding lives and livelihoods not solely by main the struggle to curtail the Covid-19
outbreak, but additionally creating and championing initiatives that assist companies and people
Launched in 2016, the GTBank Style Weekend has turn into the largest vogue expertise
in Africa, drawing over 250,000 attendees yearly and that includes famend business specialists
equivalent to fashion connoisseur Dapper Dan, Burak Cakmak of Parsons College of Design, Roksanda Ilincic, Make-Up extraordinaire Sir John, Stylist to the celebrities Regulation Roach, Vanessa Kingori MBE, Jay Alexander, Nicholas Kirkwood, Jay Manuel, Huishan Zhang, Adesuwa Aighewi and several other others. Geared in direction of Selling Enterprise, the GTBank Style Weekend is certainly one of Warranty Belief Financial institution’s social initiatives aimed toward providing small companies actual
industrial alternatives and empowering them with the experience, networks and
sources to understand the total potential of their companies.