DC BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL NETWORK PARTNERS WITH DC FASHION WEEK TO PROMOTE WEEK OF PROFESSIONAL AND ASPIRING FASHION DESIGNERS, PRODUCERS, AND MODELS
DC FASHION WEEK HOSTS TEN NATIONS
Students Stimulate Local Economy
(Washington, DC) The D.C. Business and Professional Network and D.C. Fashion Week are partnering to present a fashion week for professional and aspiring fashion designers and models. The D.C. Business and Professional Network promotes the D.C. Fashion Week to businesses and professionals in the D.C., Maryland, and Virginia area.
The nation's capital's fashion week will feature designers from Cote d'Ivoire, Hungary, Italy, Kazakhstan, Mexico, Mongolia, Mozambique, Ukraine, Uzbekistan and the United States. DC Fashion Week is September 14-21, 2008. The Ninth International Couture Collections Show will take place at the Embassy of France on September 21, 2008.
"DC Fashion Week is regarded as the 'United Nations' of fashion weeks," says its director, Ean Williams. "Designers from all over the world will introduce their new collections."
The eight day event will include fashion industry networking event, an outdoor festival showcasing local designers, designer trunk shows, and an educational seminar at the National 4-H Conference Center in Chevy Chase, Maryland.
The seminar introduces rudimentary principles of fashion to Fairfax County high school students pursuing careers in the fashion industry. Designers and other fashion industry professionals will speak in an interactive forum as part of this biannual event. DC Fashion Week stimulates economic development by accompanying young consumers as they shop in Chevy Chase's upscale retailers such as Jimmy Choo, Saks Fifth Avenue and Neiman Marcus.
DC Fashion Week is held twice a year (February/September) and draws thousand of patrons to its shows. The schedule of events is available on the company's website www.dcfashionweek.org or dcbpnetworkdcfashionweek.eventbrite.com
Please contact D.C. Business and Professional Network if you which to participate. This event is opened to all businesses and professionals. To register for the event, visit dcbpnetworkdcfashionweek.eventbrite.com
For additional information regarding the program, please contact the DC Business and Professional Network at (877) 570-0712 or DC Fashion Week (202) 271-7235.
Press Contact: Ean Williams
Company Name: DC Fashion Week Inc.
By Phone Tickets: 800 494 8497
Monday, September 15, 9am
National 4-H Conference Center, 7100 Connecticut Avenue, Chevy Chase, Maryland
Thursday, September 18, 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Senate Square Condos, 201 I Street NE 20002, Penthouse Pool Area
Fashion Industry Networking
Friday, September 19, 8:00 PM
National Press Club, 529 14th St. NW and 13th, Washington, DC 20045
Kazakhstan International Collections
Saturday, September 20, 3:00 PM
H Street Festival Fashion Show
Sunday, September 21, 5:00 PM - to 8:30 PM
Embassy of France, 4101 Reservoir Road, NW, Washington DC 2007
VIP Reception & Private Shopping 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Runway - 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
By Phone Tickets: 800 494 8497
Online Tickets: www.boxofficetickets.com
With investments from Eliam Myers Corporation, the DCBPNetwork is working aggressively to expand the economy in Washington, D.C. and its metropolitan areas by encouraging business and professional development. For more information about the DC Business and Professional Network Inc., at 1.877.570.0712.
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As of August 2008, D.C. Business and Professional Network Inc. is its own company, separate from Eliam Myers Corporation. Prior to the date, the company was known as the Network of Eliam Myers. Eliam Myers Corporation is a three-year old media and venture firm that invests in people, businesses, and communities. The D.C. Business and Professional Network follows the same goal, by providing prime services: events planning, marketing and promotions, to businesses and professionals, at absolutely no cost. The company uses the marketing and promotional arm of Eliam Myers Corporation to reach out to 100,000 businesses and professionals in Washington D.C. and throughout the United States.
09/14-21/08, Sun-Sun – DC Fashion Week 2008
09/16/08, Tue/A.M. – Baltimore Metropolitan Council, Regional Diversity Expo 2008
09/17/08, Wed/A.M. – DC Department of Employment Services, SOHO Funding
09/17/08, Wed/P.M. – 1st Peer-to-Peer Fundraiser & Networking @ Artmosphere Café (r)
09/21/08, Sun/A.M. – Networking Event @ Ben’s Chili Bowl (r)
09/21/08, Sun/P.M. – DCBPN assists in promoting National Black LUV Festival
09/23/08, Tue/A.M. – Breakfast Networking @ Courtyard at Marriott (r)
09/24/08, Tue/A.M. – GSA Schedule Training (r)
10/02/08, Thu/A.M. – Women-For-Hire Career Fair
10/07/08, Tue/P.M. – Diversity Networking Event @ Westin Annapolis Hotel
10/24/08, Fri/P.M. – 2008 Women Entrepreneurs’ Expo “Reach for the Stars!” (*)
10/30/08, Thu/A.M. – DCBPN assists in promoting Small Business Procurement and Networking Conference (*)
(*) paid event by partner. Please contact DCBPN to attend event free of charge or at discounted rate.
(r) Recurring event
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|Thurs, Sept 18, 6PM-10PM, Senate Square Condos, 2001 I Street NE 20002, Penthouse Pool Area, Fashion Industry Networking - THIS EVENT IS FREE||Ended||Free|
|FOR TICKETS ON SUNDAY, FOR RUNWAY EVENT - Please contact: DC Fashion Week Inc.,www.dcfashionweek.org, By Phone Tickets: 800-494-8497, TICKETS COST $50||Ended||Free|
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