The CEA Fashion Accelerator is a high-touch program for emerging fashion businesses. Feel supported by weekly workshops including business advice on range planning and development, finances, digital strategies, production, costing, pricing, sales analysis, marketing and more.
Do you need a workspace to grow your fashion venture? Becoming a Member Company may be the option for you. You will have an allocated desk plus access to storage and equipment facilities. You will also have the advantage of being part of the CEA Fashion Accelerator community.
If you do not need workspace and would like to gain mentoring and development services for your growing company there is also the option of becoming an Associate Member.
The program will conclude with a fashion showcase, where designers will pitch their business and collection to an exclusive panel of industry experts.
Being Australia’s only Fashion Accelerator program, this platform provides an amazing opportunity for fashion entrepreneurs to fast-track their products to global markets.
Express your interest in the 2018 CEA Fashion Accelerator Program commencing February 2018 and join a community of fashion entrepreneurs to receive weekly workshops to accelerate your fashion business in just six months.
Unsure if the program is right for you? Read our FAQs to find out more.
Hands-on training and practical learning opportunities to help you manage your business.+
Physical workspace and access to industrial machines and equipment.
Allocated desk, storage and equipment facilities and base your fashion business within the CEA Fashion Accelerator and be part of the creative community.Apply now
Suitable for growing companies who require mentoring and development services but do not require access to workspace.
“I would rate this program on a scale of 1 to 10 = 10! It opened developmental pathways providing links to fashion networks and opportunities for AARLI and covered all aspects of running a startup fashion business.” - Teagan Cowlishaw, Founder – Aarli
"It is just such an intense experience going through the accelerator, particularly for someone approaching the program from sideways with no background in the fashion industry. This program has taken me from concept through being ready to launch so I am very grateful for this." - Natasha Rui, Founder – TashaRUI
"I’m impressed Thuy by the calibre of the people you are able to bring on board, including your good self. So far my experience of the CEA fashion hub has been 100% positive." - Victoria Lister