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The fashion industry’s must-attend events

Drapers hosts a series of bespoke events and awards throughout the year, debating the industry’s hottest topics and celebrating the biggest achievements across the different sectors. Find out more about each of the different events here, and how you can get involved.

Sustainable Fashion 2019

Drapers Sustainable Fashion

14 March 2019
Studio Spaces, London

Drapers Sustainable Fashion is our unmissable new event that will bring together the most sustainable brands and retailers, trailblazers and unicorns, disruptors, progressive thinkers and pioneers to discuss what we can do and why change is not optional.

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digital festival 2019

Drapers Digital Festival

15 May 2019
The Brewery, London

The Drapers Digital Festival 2018 was yet again the world’s largest gathering of fashion ecommerce and digital professionals. Over 600 attendees meet at the festival to learn, celebrate, innovate and shape the future.

This year the festival consisted of a day packed with talks, debates, unique live judging sessions, exclusive fringe events and an awards gala. For the first time, the event hosted the Experiential Lounge, a creative space where participants can network and collaborate.

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footwear awards 2019

Drapers Footwear Awards

26 June 2019
Grosvenor House, London

As the only footwear-focused fashion retail event, the Drapers Footwear Awards recognise and celebrate the very best in the industry.

The 2018 awards were not only a fantastic platform to showcase your achievements but also attracted an audience of more than 400 industry heavyweights resulting in the perfect networking opportunity for your business.

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drapers independent awards

Draper Independent Awards

11 September 2019
The Brewery

In order to recognise the exceptional customer service, innovation, grit and community spirit shown throughout the independents fashion community we have introduced several new categories including Bridal Retailer and Bridal Brand of the Year alongside core categories such as the Menswear and Womenswear Independent of the Year.

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sustainable fashion 2019

Drapers Fashion Forum

10 October 2019
County Hall, London

The UK fashion retail sector has faced several years of upheaval – the continued rise of ecommerce, momentous store closures, and declining profits – and the industry has had to adapt at a much faster rate than ever before to remain relevant and weather the storm.

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fashion future live 2019

Drapers Awards

21 November 2019

Covering the breadth of the industry, the awards celebrate the best of the best in the fashion sector across the UK and Ireland. Categories include Best Fashion Marketing Campaign, Best Store Design, Best Place to Work and the Sustainability award.

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