‘AFDEC Family’ is what we call our AFDEC community. We are a network of closely knit women fashion entrepreneurs, who pull our resources together, to inspire, learn, share, work and support one another to reach our fullest potential. AFDEC Family consists of creatively diverse AFDEC sisters working on various levels of the fashion value chain and fashion related industries, leaning and learning from one another for networking opportuities, education, business and personal development.
Frequently Asked Questions
The AFDEC Family aims to support exceptionally creative women, by providing the right platform necessary to start and run sustainable global-standard fashion business locally; so they can earn better income; create more jobs, improve their own lives and increase the livelihood of their families.
You can join the AFDEC Family, by registering to be an AFDEC Card carrying member, by simply paying our token registration fee and annual due.
We have two levels of AFDEC Card membership: Classic and Premium. Although all members have access to our private community, trainings, resources and discounts on AFDEC all products and packages but, higher level membership (i.e premium members), means higher exclusive benefits because its designed for ‘A’ game fashion professionals.
AFDEC women are dynamic and extremely creative goal getters and we have one thing in common: our drive to achieve the next big goal, and our passion to share our learnings with other member of the community we call the AFDEC Family. Our mantra is why win alone when we can win together.
Yes! We do. We pride ourselves as the fastest growing women network in Africa, we have members from different continents who connect with other AFDEC sisters online, while we are working underground to expand our offices in their country. Our international members also take advantage of our recorded physical meetings, live streamings, webinars, articles, and podcasts to help their personal development and business growth.
No, our membership is not for Tailors and Designers only. If your work and passion in the fashion Industry centres on designing, raw materials, production, logistics, export, marketing, sales/distribution etc then you qualify to be our member.
Our doors are equally open to passionate creative women working in fashion related fields such as crafts and accessory manufacturers, home furnishing makers, jeweller, Illustrators, Models, fashion photographers, fashion retailers, fashion and bloggers, make up artists, hair stylist, african cosmetics manufacturers, fashion merchandizers, fashion agencies, new age fashion business etc
No, members of the AFDEC Family are diverse women with varying business experience levels, running fashion businesses on different stages ranging from idea/development stage, start ups, growth/survival stage, expansion and maturity stage. These women understand that personal and business development are strengthened when women in the community come together from different backgrounds and have a variety of experiences to draw on.
Absolutely! Our members (AFDEC sisters) lead busy lives filled with commitments, and being a member of the AFDEC Family is one of the best ways to efficiently invest in yourself and your fashion dreams. A few purposeful hours spent with women of like minds will spur you with the right and timely information in the Industry, coupled with numerous periodic trainings, events and opportunities to conviniently choose from anytime.