International Designers Showcase Gala Event
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Open to the Public
Who: The World Trade Center Denver’s premier gala kicks off World Trade Week on the evening of May16th with stunning contemporary fashions from local and international designers. Runway models will showcase the fashions in an unconventional catwalk show through the audience. The following designers are confirmed for the event:
Yumi Katsura, Japan
Lois Samuels , Jamaica
Pineda Covalin, Mexico
Jacqueline Conoir, Canada
Gabriela Martinez, Mexico
Justice Kwesi Kwarteng, Ghana
Maggie Burns, “Marie Margot Couture” of Denver
Heidi McGuire, formerly with 9news, will emcee the event.
WHAT: The gala, which will include a formal dinner and silent auction, will highlight international fashion talent among other entertainment at this Oscar-like evening event. Limos will shuttle guests to the red carpet of the event center, where they will be greeted with paparazzi cameras, a press wall, and a champagne reception.
When: Lights, cameras, action will begin at 5:30 PM and conclude at 10:30 PM, the program will begin at 7:00 PM.
WHERE: Infinity Park Event Center, 4400 East Kentucky Avenue.
WHY: Proceeds from the silent auction will go to benefit the Young Americans Center for Financial Education’s International Towne, a unique Denver-based non-profit that teaches middle school students the essentials of international trade, foreign exchange, and cross-cultural success.
Guests are encouraged to wear international dress or formal attire to the event. Tickets for the gala start at $125 per person. Details can be found at www.wtcdenver.org.