Dear guests,

The African Development Bank (AfDB), under the direction of the Gender, Women and Civil Society Department, invites you to attend the launch of the Fashionomics Africa Masterclass in Abidjan, which will take place from Wednesday, October 16 to Thursday, April 17, 2019 (8:30 - 12h30) in partnership with the i-Hub Abidjan (Address: E 160, Riviera, Abidjan).

100 creative entrepreneurs of the Textile, Apparel and Accessories (TA&A) sector will participate in the Fashionomics Africa Masterclass which will provide them with the tools and knowledge necessary to create a fashion brand. The session will focus on business development, branding, marketing and networking, providing insight into the challenges and opportunities facing African entrepreneurs.

This Masterclass is part of the Fashionomics Africa initiative, through which the AfDB intends to support micro, small and medium-sized businesses in the fashion and textile industry in Africa.

The capacity building activities will be rolled out in partnership with the Ministry of Culture and Francophonie of Côte d’Ivoire, the British Embassy in Abidjan, Afreximbank, Suguba, Kinalyalab and Google Digital Skills for Africa.

The event will take place at the i-hub Abidjan. Address : Cocody-Riviera 3, Saint-Viateur Clinic, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. Tel : 68 84 91 91 90 Email :

Please kindly confirm your availability to attend to Emanuela Gregorio (E.GREGORIO@AFDB.ORG), Oley Cole de Mel (O.COLEDEMEL@AFDB.ORG) and Irene Konan Amoin (I.KONAN@AFDB.ORG) before Friday October 11, 2019.

We look forward to your participation in this exciting event!

Best regards,

The Fashionomics Africa team

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