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This April, The Assembly in collaboration with the Condé Nast College of Fashion and Design will be hosting the pilot edition of  – Project UNLEASH. The purpose of this project is to unleash the potential of growing fashion and creative enterprises and new creative talent in Nigeria’s fashion industry, as well as to provide UK postgraduate fashion and creative business students the opportunity to gain practical experience to apply their learnings to international business development.

The business exchange programme will run for six months from 26th April to 27th August 2021 and will provide a platform for growing fashion entrepreneurs to receive hands on support in finding solutions to key challenges being faced in their ventures by Masters students in the UK working alongside young talent in Nigeria.


You have a brand, you have a challenge, we have UNLEASH!

Facilitated by institutions and individuals with extensive industry and business experience, Project UNLEASH will cover the following virtual training modules in addition to the business exchange phase of the program; Design Thinking | Softskills Training | Leadership Training | Career Coaching | In-Person Paid Internship.

Apply before the deadline, 29th April to get into UNLEASH

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UNLEASH is aimed at early – mid stage Nigerian fashion entrepreneurs who have been in business for 2-5 years or above and are working to achieve one or more of the SDGs; UK postgraduate students from MA Fashion Communication, MA Luxury Brand Strategy, MA Entrepreneurship Fashion & Creative Industries and; young professionals working or hoping to enter the creative industry.

The goal is to open up direct access to cross cultural networks and industry experts, markets and finance, fashion industry skills and capacity development and qualified talent. Basically be the boost and leverage needed to achieve tangible business growth and gain relevant real-world work experience. 


The Assembly is a fashion innovation hub for emerging talent, students, entrepreneurs, professionals and independent businesses in the fashion and creative sector.

Launched in Nov 2016, The Assembly is the fashion innovation hub that delivers training, mentoring, networking, online resources, recruitment and consulting for the creative and fashion industry.

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