An Empowerment Program though Industry Collaboration

EPIC is a series of empowerment initiatives propelled through industry collaborations that contribute to the growth of the Middle East's fashion ecosystem by tackling key business development challenges faced by regional fashion designers.

By combining Fashion Forward’s position as the definitive fashion platform in the region and SAMSUNG’s expertise in the enablement space tied with their digital prowess, EPIC x Samsung aims to develop and nurture regional design talent on their path to commercial viability locally, regionally and internationally.

Who Can Participate

EPIC is dedicated to designers who have participated in previous or upcoming seasons of Fashion Forward Dubai in addition to d3 Creative Partners, designers registered in the Dubai Design District.

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FFWD presents the INSEAD Luxury Forum

In partnership with the INSEAD Retail, Consumer & Luxury Goods Club (RCLG), Fashion Forward presents a series of educational videos on major disruptions and innovations expected to shape the future of the luxury industry given by world-class speakers from the industry. These presentations were spearheaded by the INSEAD RCLG club and featured during the INSEAD Luxury Forum in November 2016. 

2020: New Market Dynamics & Trends that will Shape Luxury by 2020 Speaker: Joelle de Montgolfier, Senior Director, Bain & Company November 18th, 2016 Paris, France
Innovative Communication for Luxury Brands Speaker: Daniel Coutinho, CEO, Nowness November 18th, 2016 Paris, France
Building an Iconic Global Luxury Brand Speaker: Martin Roll, Business and Brand Strategist, Advisor, Martin Roll Company November 18th, 2016 Paris, France
Digital Intelligence in Luxury, Digital Integration Speaker: Johnathon Siboni, CEO, Luxury Nsight November 18th, 2016 Paris, France