Approach

Our organization aims to further the growth and interests of local and international designers in four key areas: Business Development, Scholarship Awards/Grants, Reputation, and Innovation & Tech.

Business Development
RAGTRADE ATLANTA provides mentor programs to support local and international designers in retail and sales, business development, technology, educational workshops/panels and industry-specific resources.

Scholarship Awards / Grants
Scheduled to launch second quarter 2018, RAGTRADE ATLANTA will award a fashion design scholarship to two (2) full-time, undergraduate students with a goal to attract, develop and retain the best fashion design talent in Atlanta, GA.

Reputation
RAGTRADE ATLANTA executes key programming to highlight Atlanta’s fashion industry. We build key brand partnerships and collaborations to engage key industry experts and new audiences all while furthering the development of the city’s reputation for culture, creativity and professionalism.

Innovation & Tech
We develop creative partnerships between leading technology companies and the fashion design community to discuss, explore and launch new ideas to support fashion businesses to be more competitive in the e-commerce space.