In the presentation, Concha Hernández, Director of the Conde Duque Center, emphasized that the fashion sector already represents almost 3% of GDP in Spain, which is a reference industry in our country. Likewise, fashion is and will be a professional stimulus for thousands of young entrepreneurs, already having a place among the university studies offered in several Spanish universities.
Concepción Díaz de Villegas, General Director of Commerce and Entrepreneurship of the Madrid City Council, also attended, who highlighted that one of the priorities of the Madrid City Council is to bring the world of fashion closer to the public by providing resources, whether they are spaces or training, and experience within the business and entrepreneurship sector. In this sense, the Madrid Capital de Moda project, promoted by the Madrid City Council, aims to promote the holding of events and activities related to the world of fashion, especially with regard to new trends and technological innovation in this sector. . The fashion and technology meeting to be held at the Conde Duque Center stands out, organized in collaboration with Fashionbiz2.0, designed to bring fashion start-ups closer to mentors, investors and developers of technologies applicable to the growth of fashion projects. (more information in: www.fashionstartupawards.com).
Also present were Modesto Lomba, President of the Association of Fashion Creators of Spain (ACME), Manuel Blanco from the Polytechnic University of Madrid and Carmen Rojas, Coordinator of Culture, Sports and Tourism of the Madrid City Council.
Among the events programmed in this cycle of Madrid es Moda, the exhibition "In construction. The fashion that is taught” and the urban parade promoted within the Madrid Capital de Moda project that will be held on September 20 on Conde Duque Street with designs by young promises from the Madrid Higher Fashion Design Center (Polytechnic University of Madrid).
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