Premium and Associate Sponsors
MTN Nigeria, the country’s leading telecommunications provider, is the headline sponsor of the 2012 Lagos Fashion and Design Week for its second year.
As the Nigerian fashion industry continues to grow, MTN is committed to assisting in the development of talent in the country.
Like any multi-billion dollar industry, fashion is in need of a powerful tool of communication. MTN continues its legacy of blazing the trail in terms of its involvement in the development of Nigeria’s economy and its commitment to African arts.
By enriching the lives of her customers, via exciting and engaging platforms like Lagos Fashion and Design Week, MTN is delivering on her brand promise.
For the second year, Research In Motion (RIM), the company behind the BlackBerry® solution, is the Official Technology Partner for Lagos Fashion and Design Week.
The world of digital communications has been democratized thanks to Blackberry, the number one smartphone platform in Nigeria. With the right tools, the fashion and design talent have the ability to connect and communicate with the fashion industry as a whole.
RIM, a leading designer, manufacturer and maker of innovative solutions, is proud to be encouraging excellence in the Nigerian Fashion industry.
The British Council, has always been dedicated to sharing the UK’s most attractive assets with other countries and providing a learning experience for people in the arts sector so it is proud to be a sponsor for the second year of Lagos Fashion and Design Week.
Aiding in the development of young talent in Nigeria with their Young Creative Entrepreneur of the Year Award (Fashion) and Young Designer of the Year Award, the British Council is committed to promoting entrepreneurship and creativity in the Nigerian Fashion Industry.
Porsche is synonymous with luxury and quality. So when the car company was searching for a location for their first dealership in West Africa, Nigeria was the obvious choice.
In March 2012, Porsche opened an ultra modern center in Lagos, the centre of excellence. As a Lifestyle Partner with Lagos Fashion and Design Week, the company is committed to seeing the country’s rich culture and tradition translated in the fashion industry.
Virgin Atlantic Airways is the second largest long haul operator in the United Kingdom flying to 31 destinations across the United States of America, Africa, Asia and Australasia. Operating one of the youngest fleets in commercial aviation and renowned for their innovative approach to customer service and product, they pioneered seat back televisions for all passengers, introduced Premium Economy as an entirely new concept and developed one of the largest fully flat beds in Business Class when they launched the Upper Class Suite in 2003.
Despite Virgin Atlantic’s growth, its service still remains customer-driven with an emphasis on value for money, quality, fun and innovation. They are proud sponsors of Lagos Fashion and Design Week.
Africa Magic Entertainment, Multichoice’s newest channel, is for the bold viewer who wants to watch the best African TV programming available.
As a Lagos Fashion and Design Week sponsor, the channel is continuing its “made in Africa for Africa” approach to entertainment and applying it to the Nigerian fashion industry.
Africa Magic Entertainment is home to some of Africa’s biggest and most popular productions including Tinsel, Jacob’s Cross, Big Brother Africa, Changes, Mashariki Mix, 53 Extra, Jara, Moments with Mo, The Patricia Show and Comedy Club.
Product and Media Sponsors
House of Tara International is a beauty/skin care consulting firm that is quickly becoming the go-to beauty brand among West African women.
For the second year, H.O.T is partnering up with Lagos Fashion and Design Week as the makeup and beauty sponsor.
House of Tara continues to be committed to platform to empowering young entrepreneurs in the Nigerian fashion and beauty industry.
The Didi Museum, the first private museum in Nigeria, will host the organizers of the Lagos Fashion and Design Week.
As the major hospitality partner to the event, the museum will be the venue for press conferences, cocktail receptions and other related events before and after this year’s much-anticipated Lagos Fashion and Design Week.
The Didi musuem is dedicated to supporting and exhibiting Nigerian art, fashion, music and culture.
Colours in Africa is a manufacturing company that produces and retails home and hotel furniture as well as home accessories and gift items.
The company is proud to produce most of their items locally in Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria with the rest being imported from across Africa and beyond.
As the Official Lifestyle Partner, Colours in Africa will be collaborating with Lagos Fashion and Design Week for the LFDW Exhibition.
Haute Fashion Africa is a website that features the works of African designers. With the largest updated directory of African Fashion Designers and collections, the Haute team is committed to providing a platform for African designers with minimal exposure in the fashion world.
Mania magazine is a fashion and lifestyle magazine with focus on women with elegance, poise and charisma. Nigeria’s first fashion and lifestyle magazine with true Nigerian content and context.
Zapphaire Events is the premiere event consultancy, marketing, planning and management company in Nigeria.