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


***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 publicaffairs@edc.nyc 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 9:00 am

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 publicaffairs@edc.nyc.

About NYCEDC

New York City Economic Development Corporation is the City's primary vehicle for promoting economic growth in each of the five boroughs. NYCEDC's mission is to stimulate growth through expansion and redevelopment programs that encourage investment, generate prosperity and strengthen the City's competitive position. NYCEDC serves as an advocate to the business community by building relationships with companies that allow them to take advantage of New York City's many opportunities. Find us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter, or visit our blog to learn more about NYCEDC projects and initiatives.

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Contact Info

Kelly Magee/Ian Fried, NYCEDC 
(212) 312-3523
publicaffairs@edc.nyc