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Toronto, May 27, 2016 (Global Fashion Wire) - Toronto Fashion Incubator's (TFI) 'Fashion Your Future', our FREE entrepreneurship program for budding accessories designers is back! Get FREE training from industry pros and the chance to receive up to $3,000 in microgrants.

Are you a budding accessory designer aged 20-29?

Sign up for TFI's Fashion Your Future to attend our accessories business boot camp where you will learn how to develop your own accessories line, learn from industry professionals, and get the opportunity to receive up to $3000 in micro grants.

Fashion Your Future is a FREE, three-phase program that is funded by the Government of Ontario as part of the Youth Jobs Strategy.



Phase 1 begins June 20, 2016. Register for 1 of 9 info sessions below. For more information, go to www.fashionyourfuture.ca.

Phase 1: Intensive 23-day Bootcamp from June 20, 2016 to July 29, 2016

Phase 2: From August 2, 2016 to September 9, 2016 Bootcamp graduates progress to advanced accessory design business training AND the top 10 achieving participants will receive micro-financing to develop and produce a spring 2017 sample accessory collection using mentor guidance and resources.

Phase 3: From September 9, 2016 to November 30, 2016 participants receive ongoing support and seminar training AND the top 3 finalists will receive additional funding, a look book photo shoot, and the opportunity to participate in the Toronto Fashion Incubator's Press & Buyers Trade Show taking place October 19 - 20 at Toronto Fashion Week (actual dates tbc).



MONDAY MAY 30th at 4:00 PM: REGISTER
City Hall, 100 Queen St. W., 2nd floor, Committee Room 4

MONDAY MAY 30TH at 6:00 PM: REGISTER
City Hall, 100 Queen St. W., 2nd floor, Committee Room 4

THURSDAY JUNE 2nd at 4:30 PM: REGISTER
Metro Hall, 200 Wellington St W #130, Room 314

THURSDAY JUNE 2nd at 6:30 PM: REGISTER
Metro Hall, 200 Wellington St W #130, Room 314

FRIDAY JUNE 3rd at 4:00 PM: REGISTER
U for Change, 563 Dundas St. East, Suite 206

MONDAY JUNE 6th at 4:30 PM: REGISTER
George Brown College, 160 Kendal Ave., Room TBD

THURSDAY JUNE 9th at 6:00 PM: REGISTER
Toronto Fashion Incubator, 285 Manitoba Drive

FRIDAY JUNE 10th at 4:00 PM: REGISTER
Toronto Fashion Incubator, 285 Manitoba Drive

TUESDAY JUNE 14th at 4:00 PM: REGISTER
U for Change, 563 Dundas St. East, Suite 206

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About Toronto Fashion Incubator (TFI)

The Toronto Fashion Incubator (TFI) is an award-winning and highly-acclaimed non-profit organization dedicated to supporting and nurturing Canadian fashion designers and entrepreneurs. TFI is the world's first official fashion incubator, established in 1987 by the City of Toronto. Since its launch, the TFI model has been adopted by over thirty global cities including London, Paris, New York, Milan, Amsterdam, Melbourne and Chicago. For almost three decades, TFI has fostered many of Canada’s most celebrated talents such as Sunny Fong of Project Runway Canada fame, Joeffer Caoc, David Dixon, Pina Ferlisi at McQ, Todd Lynn, Arthur Mendonça, Line Knitwear and Smythe.

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TFI plays an essential role in the growth and promotion of the Canadian fashion community by helping creative entrepreneurs to develop the business and professional skills they need to thrive and survive.


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