International Delegation


IFAB / FashionEx
Shanghai, 2019


Expressions of interest now open to join the inaugural IFAB delegation to one of our fashion tech accelerator partners in October 2019. We’re excited to be collaborating with FashionEx, China’s leading fashion tech accelerator in Shanghai. Through global connections, IFAB has the ability to tap into various international fashion tech hubs, enabling Australian startups, biz professionals and brands the opportunity to explore new markets.


5 Day Fashion & Tech Tour

Join us for an action-packed week in Shanghai with experts who are well-versed in Chinese culture, fashion production, supply chain connections, technology solutions and the startup ecosystem.

Fashion is a completely international business
— Carine Roitfeld

Make International Connections

If internationalisation is on your business roadmap, one of the most valuable assets will be your social capital. Lean on our network so you can build your own little black book of contacts.

In this fashion business, you’re living in the future a lot of the time.
— Karen Walker

Visit Factories, Showrooms, Flagship Stores & HQ’s

Each day the group will visit businesses, groups and institutions relevant to fashion and technology. Giving our guests a true insight into the inner-workings of the Chinese landscape.


Tour Programme


Tuesday 15th Oct

Wednesday 16th Oct

Thursday 17th Oct

Friday 18th Oct

Saturday 19th Oct


Arrive in Shanghai, meet up with the group - official welcome. Afternoon showroom visit

Factory Visits: Spinning, weaving, dyeing, printing and garment manufacturing

Workshop and presentations with FashionEx, tour of XNode, Retail Tour

3D Printing Museum, local University tour, visit magic mirror company, Reclothing bank tour

Group catchup, tourist attractions and depart back to Australia in the afternoon


Please note this is a draft delegation programme. Tours, presentations and workshops are dependent upon delegation needs and interests.


Expressions of Interest

Let the team know you’re interested in being part of this amazing trip. Please fill in the form below and we’ll send you a PDF overview & keep you notified with updates.

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Learn more about our international fashion tech accelerator partner - FashionEx.

Contact: Saskia Fairfull - saskia@fashionadvisors.co