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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.

drapers independent awards

Drapers Independents Awards

11 September 2019
The Brewery

Now in their 28th year, Drapers Independents Awards highlight and celebrate the best of independent fashion retailing. Join us for an inspirational afternoon with the UK and Ireland’s best independent retailers and brands.

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sustainable fashion

Drapers Fashion Forum

10 October 2019
County Hall, London

Inviting industry leaders to explore the world of the consumer, Drapers Fashion Forum offers a platform to reflect on and address today’s challenges, and examine the opportunities that will drive their business forward into the future.

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fashion future live 2019

Drapers Awards

21 November 2019
Exhibition, London

The most highly respected awards in fashion retailing are back for 2019, and ready to recognise the top-performing and most innovative businesses in fashion.

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Sustainable Fashion

Drapers Sustainable Fashion

11 March 2020
King's Place, London

Bringing together the most sustainable brands, retailers, trailblazers, disruptors, progressive thinkers and pioneers, Drapers Sustainable Fashion is an unmissable opportunity for the industry to get together and discuss what we can do to tackle the issues through innovation and creativity.

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digital festival

Drapers Digital Festival

30 April 2020
133 Houndsditch and Grosvenor House, London

Delving deep into what digital transformation means for fashion businesses, and why agility and innovation are key to surviving and thriving, the festival brings together a mix of digital-first fashion retailers, disruptors and tech giants at a full-day conference, followed by the Drapers Digital Awards recognising the best of the best in ecommerce across the fashion industry.

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footwear awards

Drapers Footwear Awards

June 2020
Grosvenor House, London

Recognising and celebrating footwear’s very best from across the UK and Ireland, Drapers Footwear Awards represents a fantastic platform to showcase achievements. The only footwear-focused fashion retail event attracts an audience of more than 400 industry heavyweights, providing the perfect opportunity for your business.

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