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City of New York Kicks Off Fashion Week with New $5M 'Made in NY' Campaign, Initiatives to Support City's Fashion Industry

Sep 10 2015

***Due to weather concerns, this announcement has been moved indoors to the Main Fashion Week Entrance at West 33rd Street, between 8th Avenue and 9th Avenue***

The City of New York will mark the beginning of New York Fashion Week by announcing a new Made in NY marketing campaign featuring local designers and expanded programming to support the City’s fashion sector. Building off of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s announcement in February that the City has tripled its investment in the fashion industry to $15 million, these new Made in NY programs will directly support and shine a spotlight on manufacturers and emerging designers in New York City, helping reinforce the City’s status as the fashion capital of the world.

Media planning to attend should RSVP to [email protected] or call (212) 312-3523.

Who:
Theory CEO Andrew Rosen
Deputy Mayor for Housing and Economic Development Alicia Glen
NYCEDC President Maria Torres-Springer
New York City-based fashion designers and manufacturers

When:
Thursday, September 10 at 9am

Where: UPDATED
Main Fashion Week Entrance, West 33rd Street between 8th Avenue and 9th Avenue

For more information, please contact the NYCEDC Press Office at (212) 312-3523 or [email protected].

About NYCEDC
New York City Economic Development Corporation creates shared prosperity across New York City’s five boroughs by strengthening neighborhoods and creating good jobs. NYCEDC works with and for communities to provide them with the resources they need to thrive, and we invest in projects that increase sustainability, support job growth, develop talent, and spark innovation to strengthen the City’s competitive advantage. To learn more about our work and initiatives, please visit us on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.