Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Baker Motor Company Charleston Fashion Week (CFW), one of the leading fashion weeks in the U.S., continues to exceed expectations and grow by leaps and bounds. With record attendance, sponsor participation and international media attention, the event made a significant impact to the local economy. According to the Office of Tourism Analysis at the College of Charleston, the Baker Motor Company Charleston Fashion Week 2014 boosted the local economy by close to $ 3 million in its eighth year.
“We are thrilled with the continued success of Charleston Fashion Week and the recent survey results reinforce the economic impact of the event. We're thankful to the community, our employees, participating retailers, vendors, sponsors and volunteers for their support ... We are looking forward to continuing relationships in 2015,” said Jed Drew, the president of Gulfstream Communications, which owns and produces Charleston Fashion Week, as well as Charleston magazine and Charleston Weddings magazine. “We're already knee-deep into planning for next year and proud to announce that CFW 2015 will take place March 17-21, 2015.”
For more information, visit www.charlestonfashionweek.com.