Federal Officials and City of New York Mayors Office To Announce that NYC is the Fashion Capitol of the United States with over 900 Fashion Companies and 40% of U.S. Designers Calling NYC Home and Nearly $900 Million in Revenue Generated Each Year from the Semi-Annual NY Fashion WeeksThursday, February 18, 2016 at 11:30am as Fashion Week draws to a close, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) and Deputy Mayor Alicia Glen will release new information on the economic benefits on the Fashion Industry. New York City is the fashion capital of the world with over 900 fashion companies headquartered in NYC and 40% of U.S. designers calling NYC home. Maloney will release a new report on the economic impact of the fashion industry, and the Deputy Mayor will discuss the City’s Made in NY expansion to the fashion industry, which is catalyzing growth of independent designers and manufacturers and building a pipeline of fashion industry talent here in NYC.
Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12)
Alicia Glen, City of New York Deputy Mayor for Housing and Economic Development
President of FIT Joyce Brown
Fashion Industry Officials
Press Conference, Major Fashion Industry and Economic Benefits Annoucement
Thursday, February 18, 2016 @11:30am
Fashion Institute of Technology
David Dubinsky Student Center, eighth floor
227 W 27th Street New York, NY 10001
Alcove Entrance is on the NE corner of 27th Street and 8th Avenue
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