2017 BF+DA Positive Impact Awards
November 9, 2017 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
In 2014, Pratt Institute set out to change fashion in NYC by establishing the Brooklyn Fashion + Design Accelerator, a hub for responsible fashion. Each year we have honored the people who have inspired us at the BF+DA Positive Impact Awards, shining a spotlight on the people and brands that are advancing sustainability, ethical production and preserving heritage and craft and developing new technologies. The event attracts over 500 industry professionals, educators, journalists and entrepreneurs who come together in the dynamic atmosphere that is uniquely the BF+DA.
Our Venture Fellows transform their studios into pop-up shops, the production lab is in full swing, the sustainability lab showcases new materials and the technology.LAB will unveil new research in the design and manufacturing of smart garments and functional fabrics.
2017 Positive Impact Awards:
Mara Hoffman, Brand Leadership in Advancing Sustainability
Target, Industry Leadership in Advancing Supply Chains
Avery Dennison, Industry Leadership in Advancing Responsible Technology
Riverblue, Best Documentary Film
Alabama Chanin, Preserving Heritage & Craft Award
Save the Garment Center, BF+DA Positive Impact Award for Leadership, Community Building & Collaboration
This event is free and open to the public. RSVP required.