Globacom Named The Official Africa Telecommunications Sponsor For Africa Fashion Week London 2013

The organisers of Africa Fashion Week London are delighted to announce Globacom Limited as the official African telecommunications sponsor for the third edition of Africa Fashion Week London scheduled for 1-3 August 2013 at Old Truman Brewery in Shoreditch.

Also the official sponsors for African Arts and Fashion Banquet fundraiser gala presented by AFWL at The Dorchester in support of emerging African designers, Globacom, as Nigeria’s national telecom operator, has consistently brought innovation, quality service delivery and unequalled benefits to its subscribers. Since its inception in 2003, the company has grown to become a major player in the African telecom industry.

With Mrs. Fifi Ejindu, the Nigeria-based architect and businesswoman and Yinka Shonibare MBE, the London-based globally celebrated Nigerian fine artist as patrons, this year&#39s event once again promises to be a huge success which will see over 100 African designers and exhibitors showcasing their designs at the event, taking place in the impressive Truman Brewery space, just off Brick Lane. This years’ AFWL is set to be bigger and better than ever, expected over 20,000 people to attend the event over the course of the three days.

Due to popular demand for the shows, the AFWL team have also announced the availability of a limited number of first come first served free standing tickets which will also allow the holder free entry to the exhibition hall.

AFWL celebrates the work of African and African inspired designers in the UK. The annual event debuted in 2011 and welcomed 4,700 visitors followed by its sophomore edition in 2012 at London Spitalfields  which attracted over 20,000 visitors.

Created by Ronke Ademiluyi CEO, AFWL aims to be the single, biggest African event in the UK.
For more information about Africa Fashion Week London please visit
To participate in AFWL 2013 as a designer or support the event as a sponsor, please email

To order a free standing ticket, visit
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