Fashion360 Accelerator provides development support, fashion business mentoring, a range of masterclasses and an individual workspace.

One of the core programs of QUT Creative Enterprise Australia (CEA), Fashion360 provides fashion entrepreneurs with workspaces and facilities coupled with structured programming, mentoring, technical services and networking with like-minded creatives.

Bring your product to life from concept sketches to range development

The CEA Fashion360 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.

Give your fashion business a physical home in the CEA Fashion360 Accelerator

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.

Access consulting and development services to grow your business

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.

CEA Fashion360 Accelerator

Australia's only Fashion Accelerator Program
Over six months, the Fashion360 accelerator equips early-stage to emerging fashion entrepreneurs with all the essentials required to execute and sustain a growing business. Fashion360 comprises weekly workshops and masterclasses covering a range of topics including business skills, branding & marketing, design & ranging, technical development led by CEA’s Fashion Development Manager and supported by industry affiliates. Participants receive world class mentoring, 24/7 access to our dedicated Stitch Lab space with industry-grade facilities, and the opportunity to collaborate and connect with fashion experts. The program concludes with a fashion showcase, where designers present their business and collection to a panel of industry elite.
  • Access to facilities and industrial grade machines and equipment
  • Regular workshops, mentoring opportunities and networking events
  • Designated workspace and shared cutting table in the Fashion Accelerator at QUT Creative Enterprise Australia
  • Business-grade WiFi
  • Access to CEA's coworking space, The Coterie - a creative community of designers, film makers, startup founders and more.
What do you get from participating in the Fashion360 Accelerator?
  • Ideal business structure identified within the parameters of financial capabilities
  • Book-keeping and financial planning specific to the individual businesses
  • Business pitching acumen
  • Brand clarity and awareness for effective marketing strategies
  • Digital marketing and e-commerce strategy
  • Opportunities for collaboration and connection with industry experts
  • Understanding of fashion legal requirements
  • Production - efficient processes and procedures
  • Understanding garment technology for effective communication
  • Range planning strategies
  • Textile print development and/or fabric sourcing options
  • Technical development skills (pattern, sample and fitting analysis)
  • Post-program support


2019 Fashion360 Accelerator

Brisbane, Australia

Express your interest in the Fashion360 Accelerator commencing February 2019 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.

Fashion360 Accelerator Member Services

If the intensive program is not for you, CEA offers a range of membership options to suit your business needs

$330 p/month Become a Member Company

Gain access to the workspace

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

$110 p/year Become an Associate Member

Gain access to mentoring and development support

Suitable for growing companies who require mentoring and development services but do not require access to workspace.

Apply now