The essential dates for your diary this year.
Drapers Digital Festival The Brewery, London, 26 April
With more than 700 attendees, the Drapers Digital Festival is the world’s largest gathering of fashion ecommerce and digital professionals. It combines talks, debates, live judging, awards, exhibition and exclusive fringe events. This year the festival will be hosted in a new venue, The Brewery in London, and has the theme: “A perfect fashion match: how to successfully engage your customers”. For the first time, the event will host the Experiential Lounge, a creative space where participants can network, showcase the latest tech and collaborate. The glittering Drapers Digital Awards gala in the evening turns the spotlight on the digital achievements of the best in the industry.
Book your place at digitalfestival.drapersonline.com
Drapers Footwear Awards Grosvenor House, London, 5 June
The only footwear-focused fashion retail event to celebrate the top-performing and most innovative businesses in the industry, this awards ceremony is a fantastic networking opportunity with more than 400 leaders and executives in the room.
Book your place at footwearawards.drapersonline.com
Drapers Independents Awards The Brewery, London, 12 September
Now in their 28th year, these 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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Drapers Fashion Forum County Hall, London, 11 October
Gain insight at this conference from board-level fashion leaders in a series of forward-thinking talks and debates, and learn what the future drivers of fashion businesses will be – and how to harness them now.
Book your place at fashionforum.drapersonline.com
Drapers Awards Roundhouse, Camden, London, 29 November
The biggest night in the fashion retail industry calendar, the Drapers Awards recognise the best of the best in businesses across the UK and Ireland. The event returns to its fabulous new home, the Roundhouse in Camden.
Book your place at awards.drapersonline.com
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