ASIAN DESIGNER WEEK
Asian Designer Week, popularly known as ADW was conceived in October 2015 to provide a dynamic platform to young and aspiring designers across Asia while celebrating the common fabric that unites all Asian countries irrespective of the cultural diversities. It is an equal-opportunity platform run jointly by FIO Dot Global and its industry body, the Asian Fashion Design Council (AFDC). ADW aims to promote upcoming talent, encourage cultural mix and also provide numerous learning, networking and business opportunities to young and aspiring fashion and design professionals. It hosts bi-annual events – Spring Summer and Fall Winter. Since its inception, ADW has covered more than 12 countries and supported more than 400 designers to showcase their collections to the global audience. During its event, it reaches millions of fashion and design enthusiasts through online and offline channels. It is also proud to have associations with international fashion weeks in Italy, France, UK, China, Singapore, Thailand, Hong Kong, Poland, Netherlands, Turkey, Kazakhstan, Ukraine, etc. for designers exchange program. ADW is strongly emerging as one of the most promising fashion and design weeks and prestigious brands across the globe.
To establish an equal opportunity platform for designers irrespective of their cultural, ethnic and brand differences and offer them an environment which foster desire for collaboration, innovation and creative excellence.
ADW GOALS 2022
BIGGEST ASIAN FASHION FESTIVAL: We aim to nurture Asian Designer Week as one of the biggest and most awaited fashion and design festivals in Asia.
FASHION INNOVATION & CROSS-CULTURAL PRODUCTS: Bring International / Asian designers under one roof and encourage them for cross-cultural and sustainable products.
BIGGEST BUSINESS & NETWORKING HUB IN FASHION: Build a strong network of local businesses, brands, artists and designers from all over the world and help them connect and exchange mutually-beneficial opportunities with each other
STRONG LOCAL & GLOBAL PRESENCE: Organize ADW offsite in other Asian countries to create its strong presence among international audience. Also pre-event / preview shows in local cities to cover PAN India market
FASHION TOURISM IN INDIA: Excite fashion and design enthusiasts from all over the globe to witness the extravaganza in India, TRAVEL, SHOP, ENJOY and promote India as the most amazing fashion tourist destination.
FIO - FASHION IS ONE
The vision of FIO revolves around creating the biggest fashion and design community across the globe. At present, the company is building its community through its IP-owned events that are usually rich in entertainment, creativity and business values. The event portfolio includes runway shows, popups, exhibitions, conclave, startup pitches, networking meets and many more. However the ultimate plan is to act as an aggregator helping designers, buyers, export houses, manufacturers, suppliers, professionals, etc. from across the globe connect, collaborate and grow with each other.
AFDC - ASIAN FASHION & DESIGN COUNCIL
The Asian Fashion Design Council (AFDC) is a knowledge intensive body that aims to strengthen the Asian fashion and design industry and its designer’s businesses by promoting them across the globe. The council is the CSR wing of FIO and strongly supported by a group of well established national and international designers, buyers, industry veterans, media personalities, as well as businesses, institutes and government organizations. Its sole purpose is to promote, educate, inspire and organize the Asian fashion industry to become innovative, technologically advanced and sustainable in all areas.