2023 GTCO Fashion Weekend Holds November
By Modupe Gbadeyanka
The 6th edition of the prestigious GTCO Fashion Weekend has been fixed for November 11 and 12, 2023, a statement from the organisers, Guaranty Trust Holding Company (GTCO) Plc, has disclosed.
The event is one of the most anticipated in the African showbiz calendar because it provides an avenue for stakeholders from far and near to network and get the latest trends in the fashion industry.
In a statement made available to Business Post on Tuesday, it was disclosed that the GTCO Fashion Weekend would take place at the GTCentre on Plot 1, Water Corporation Drive, Oniru, Lagos.
In keeping with tradition, this year’s festival will feature insightful masterclasses and thrilling runway shows together with free stalls for over 120 fashion retailers.
Colourful façades, lively music, and a delightful ambience are popular elements of GTCO fairs and work together to create a multisensory, thoroughly fulfilling experience for all attendees.
Speaking on the 2023 GTCO Fashion Weekend, the group chief executive of GTCO, Mr Segun Agbaje, said, “Fashion is not just about making items of clothing or style accessories, it is about exploring feelings and channelling creative expressions to create experiences that resonate with various buyers, across different markets.
“The GTCO Fashion Weekend is constantly evolving to reflect the rapid growth of the global fashion industry in terms of size and sophistication, as we continue to draw on the endless possibilities in fashion retail to create better outcomes for individuals, indigenous businesses, and our communities.”
He further said; “The landscape for fashion design is always shifting; so too are consumer needs. The 2023 GTCO Fashion Weekend provides a unique opportunity for local fashion retailers to seize on emerging trends and buyers’ preferences to reposition their businesses and thrive amidst the uncertainties and complexities of the future.”
The GTCO Fashion Weekend is an annual consumer-focused fair designed to showcase the best of Africa’s finest fashion to a global audience.
Over the years, the event has firmly established its place as an incubator for diverse talent, creativity, and enterprise in fashion retail, bringing together some of Africa’s prominent fashion brands alongside relatively newer labels to interact with universally celebrated fashion icons and engaging style personalities.
The show is one of the main platforms of Guaranty Trust Bank (GTBank) for Promoting Enterprise, primarily to benefit its growing retail and SME customer base as well as support the indigenous creatives industry.
GTBank is the flagship subsidiary of GTCO Plc, a leading financial services company providing banking and non-banking services across eleven countries spanning West Africa, East Africa, and the United Kingdom.
The Group operates a diversified, Proudly African franchise and is renowned for its innovative approach to customer service and stakeholder engagement, especially through its non-profit, consumer-focused fairs and capacity-building initiatives for small businesses, which has endeared the GTCO brand to millions of people across Africa and beyond.
For more information on this event, please visit, https://fashionweekend.gtcoplc.com