Fashion Meets Tech in NYC
Technology has progressed over the last decade and has become fully integrated into our lifestyles. Wearables, 3D printed clothing, high-performance materials, smart fabrics and computational fashion are revolutionizing the fashion industry and leading it into a new, exciting era.
Join us this September - during the NY fashion week - for FashTech Xplore, an inspirational and educational week in New York City with keynote speakers, panel conversations, workshops, exciting company visits and much more.
Meet your ambassador: Jasna Rokegem
Jasna Rokegem - CEO and founder of Jasna Rok and our FashTech ambassador during this tour - joins an exciting programme of speakers and experts sharing their views and insights on how technology is implemented into fashion, the hottest trends and disruptive technologies you need to know about, what challenges designers are facing to keep up with this fast-paced world and how technology is changing the business of fashion.
Jasna will give an inspiring keynote, masterclass and expert classes.
Speakers & Experts
Here's a peek at confirmed FashTech Xplore topics, speakers, and experts. More will be added in the coming weeks.
CEO, designer and art director
at Wearable X
Founder & CEO
CEO & Co-founder
Virtual Fashion Inc.
Founder Garbage Gone Glam
& VIVRE Canvas Couture
CEO + Co-Founder
Creative Director + Co-Founder
Managing Director Belcham
(Belgian American Chamber of Commerce)
Director of Brand Development
'FashTech Xplore' will cover a wide range of topics from The Future of Fashion, Fashion & data, Artificial Intelligence, Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality, Blockchain, 3D printing, Retail, Sustainability, Doing Business in the USA...
FashTech Xplore Schedule
A combination of experiential tours in New York City to inspire you as well as hands-on workshops and presentations to teach you.
Please note that this is a preliminary program and final visits & timing may change.
5 Reasons why you should attend FashTech Xplore.
Be inspired by the hottest fashion trends, innovations, and technology such as Artificial Intelligence, AR, VR, wearable tech, 3D printing.. that are shaping the future of Fashion.
And explore new ideas that could future-proof your business.
A unique opportunity to meet renowned speakers and thought leaders, as well as local entrepreneurs who are changing the world of retail and fashion.
Take a peek behind the scenes of innovative fashion companies and design labs.
Learn what it's like to do business in a fast-paced environment such as New York City, and receive high-level advice about doing business in the United States.
Present your innovative product to a panel of experts. Charm local entrepreneurs, potential investors, and industry leaders.
Meet future partners, suppliers and potential prospects. Based on your individual goals and needs, we will set up face-to-face meetings with local experts, potential partners, suppliers, prospects... specifically for your business.
New York City
The Fashion Capital of the World
New York City is at the forefront of fashion, creativity, and innovation. It is here that fashion ideas take root and trends are defined.
NYC is home to an estimated 900 fashion company headquarters and over 5,000 fashion industry showrooms, and the city is the largest retail market in the US, generating more than $15 billion in annual sales.
“There’s a buzz, a creative energy in New York City that can’t be found anywhere else in the world. It’s an extraordinarily stimulating place for fashion—I think that’s why so many people choose to be here.”
- Diane von Furstenberg
Price & Registration
Participant fee includes:
- Workshops & Masterclasses
- Company visits, events & field trips
- 4* hotel accommodation in NY (*)
- Lunches and dinners (*)
- Transport from/to the airport
- Transport during the seminar
(*) valid during the duration of the seminar
Participation fee does not include:
- Flight to/from New York City
- Additional food & beverages
After receiving your registration request,
we will contact you for further details and next steps.
Subsidy for prospection abroad
Flemish SME companies attending this seminar are eligible for a Subsidy for Prospection via Flanders Investment & Trade (FIT).
FashTech Xplore is an event by Fifteen24, a Belgian-American company with offices in New York City.
Mathieu and Florence live and work in the Big Apple and will be your hosts during this exciting week.
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