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Event: ABC Connects Fashion with Africa

MUST-ATTEND: ABC Connects Fashion with Africa

RID YOURSELF of those January blues and get networking at the ABC Connects Fashion with Africa event.

The AFFORD Business Club (ABC) sits within one of the most innovative diaspora social enterprises in Europe, the African Foundation for Development (AFFORD). The ABC is the pathway for African diaspora entrepreneurs to tap into and benefit from AFFORD’s links, knowledge, programmes and networks.

Focusing on supporting African diaspora entrepreneurs and friends of the diaspora, the event aims to help those interested in starting or enhancing their enterprise on the continent or connected to the continent in terms of products or services.

ABC Connect is the AFFORD Business Club’s monthly networking event. It is an opportunity to network with members and gain some insight from experts in various fields.

The event will be a roundtable discussion focusing on the business of fashion in Africa and reaching wider markets. You will be hearing from industry experts, successful designers and those with the finance to provide necessary insight to fashion entrepreneurs with their eye on Africa.


Yemisi Mokuolu

The topics covered will include:
Testimonies from industry experts
Experiences of successful designers
Access to finance opportunities
Networking with fashion insiders

Guest speakers include Jacqueline Shaw, the Director of Africa Fashion Guide, and Yemisi Mokuolu, CEO of Hatch Africa.

Jacqueline Shaw is the founding director of social enterprise and sourcing agency Africa Fashion Guide (AFG), and is the author of the coffee table book Fashion Africa. Yemisi Mokuolu is the CEO of Hatch Africa and is an accomplished and highly regarded creative industries consultant and independent producer at the forefront of Africa’s creative industries.


Jacqueline Shaw

See more details below:

DATE: Thursday 24th January 2019
TIME: 18:00 – 21:00 GMT
LOCATION: AFFORD Business Club, 47 Bethnal Green Road, Shoreditch, London, E1 6LA
The link to register for ABC Connects Fashion with Africa click here:

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