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FASHION YOUR FUTURE
Back by popular demand, TFI is offering a 4-week bootcamp for fashion start-ups. Interested in getting a microgrant to kick-start your business?  Click here for more information and to apply.

 

CAFA AWARD NOMINATIONS
Applications are now open for CAFA 2022. There are 17 categories open for self-nomination and there is no fee to apply. Go to cafawards.ca for criteria, submission requirements, and the list of available open categories. The winners of each category will be chosen by members of the 2022 CAFA jury.

 

$80,000 RBC
ROCK MY BUSINESS STARTUP AWARDS
Following the success of Futurpreneur’s RBC Rock My Business Startup Awards last year, the Awards are back, providing eight emerging Canadian entrepreneurs with $10,000 each in funding to jump-start their dream business. The Awards are available to anyone who participates in Futurpreneur’s free digital Rock My Business workshop series, which aims to equip participants with the tools they need to launch their business successfully. For more information about how to apply, click here.

 

SEE YOUR DESIGNS ON TV!
TSN (The Sports Network) wardrobe stylist, Kamilah Headley, is seeking Canadian designers who would like to see their brand featured on television and worn by on-air personalities. If you're interested, contact Kamilah at Kamilah.Headley@bellmedia.ca or call 647-782 7191.

 

STORE HACKER CHALLENGE
Presented by CREA (Canadian Retail Education Association) x Shopify
The 5th annual CREA Charrette is a one day intensive, interdisciplinary team learning experience for small business owners, university and college students from across North America who are passionate about retail. In this one-day challenge students will be placed into inter-disciplinary teams to develop an e-commerce website for a small business using the Shopify platform. Each team will include approximately 4 students, the small business owner, a student coach and a dedicated Shopify expert mentor. The event will be held virtually over the Zoom platform. The event takes place November 15, 2021. For more info, click here.

5 WAYS TO SHOW YOUR WORK AT DESIGNTO 2022
If you're a designer or artist who is looking for a free venue for your exhibition, event or window installation, apply to DesignTO be paired with one of 35+ spaces across Toronto. Works must be wholly created and executed by an individual designer, artist or organization. For full details on how to apply, click here.

SOTHEBY AUCTION: KARL LAGERFELD'S ESTATE
Luxury auctioneers Sotheby’s are to sell over 1000 lots from the estate of Karl Lagerfeld. The sale will feature items from his residences in France and Monaco, an anthology of his personal taste but also of his life and career, including works from his photography. The online auctions will take place in two parts. Session I from November 26 to December 6, 2021, and session II from December 6 to 16, 2021. For more information go to www.sothebys.com.

 

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