Mayor Launches FashionSF Economic Development Initiative

Mayor Launches FashionSF Economic Development InitiativeNew Initiative Focuses on Supporting Apparel Manufacturers & Fashion Designers in San Francisco; Part of Mayor’s Start Here, Stay Here, Grow Here Economic Strategy

Mayor Edwin M. Lee today launched FashionSF, a new economic development initiative focused on supporting the retention and growth of apparel manufacturers and fashion designers in San Francisco. Mayor Lee joined by Supervisor Malia Cohen made the announcement at Cayson Culinary Designs in the Bayview and toured their workshop.

“FashionSF brings together the private sector, educational institutions and the City to work towards a singular goal – to make San Francisco the pre-eminent location for fashion designer and apparel manufacturers,” said Mayor Lee. “I am committed to ensuring that apparel and design companies of all sizes can start, stay, grow and hire right here in San Francisco, driving job creation for all San Franciscans. I want to thank the Fashion Working Group for their commitment and support for this important economic development initiative”. Read more.

Posted on October 26, 2011 | The comments to this entry are closed.