The Gouvernement du Québec is proud to support the Fashion & Design Festival, a unifying event that sheds light on the talent and creativity of this industry’s artisans and entrepreneurs.
This major event, with its economic, cultural and tourism impacts, brings together a vast public composed of Montrealers and many visitors from all over the world, as well as key players in this strategic sector for the Québec economy. The Gouvernement du Québec is delighted, for this edition, to participate in welcoming international buyers to help them discover local brands and collections.
With its original and diversified program, the Festival certainly will contribute to extend the outreach of the Québec fashion and design industry, while allowing Montréal to stand out among the internationally recognized fashion metropolises.
Have a good festival, everyone!
Minister of Economy, Science and Innovation
Minister responsible for the Digital Strategy
Minister of Municipal Affairs and Land Occupancy
Minister of Public Security
Minister responsible for the Montréal region
Minister of Tourism
Minister responsible for the Mauricie region
Our government is proud to support the Fashion & Design Festival, a wonderful summer event in Montreal that showcases some of the best fashion designers in Canada and the world. It’s the perfect time to dive into a creative universe that marries fashion, music and art. This is a great opportunity to discover the talent of our country’s artists and designers.
As Minister of Canadian Heritage, I would like to recognize the organizers and volunteers who help make this colourful event a big success.
The Honorable Mélanie Joly
Our cultural metropolis, a major capital of design and architecture, shines on the international stage thanks to the creativity of fashion lovers and style mavens. Fashion, design and music blend together seamlessly, without boundary or inhibition, at the heart of the city during Montréal’s Fashion and Design Festival. Downtown becomes a hub of creativity that is accessible to everyone
Tourisme Montréal is proud to support our local artists. We roll out the red carpet to the talented creators of all backgrounds whose genius never ceases to dazzle the thousands of festival-goers and tourists in attendance!
President and CEO at Tourisme Montréal
The Ville de Montréal is pleased to support the Festival Mode & Design, which highlights homegrown talent as well as international designers, and opens up opportunities for the meeting of minds and new inspirations.
Montréal has always been a hub for the fashion industry and a true nursery for some of the most accomplished and upcoming creators and entrepreneurs of the fashion world. Montréal has integrated fashion in its very identity, as it contributes to its vivacity and its economic, cultural and international visibility.
Congratulations to the organizers of this Festival for all your work. Thank you to all who relentlessly support and promote the field of fashion and design in order to stimulate creativity and to enhance Montréal’s position in the international arena.
Valérie Plante, mayor of Montreal
Enjoy the Festival!