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Copenhagen Fashion Summit 2020

Redesigning Growth

Creativity and ingenuity built the fashion industry – can they also transform it?

Summit 2020

The fashion industry is a powerful engine for global growth and development, but the current model is pushing the earth beyond its planetary boundaries and challenging social justice.

Fashion industry leaders must ask themselves: How can we approach profitability and reconfigure the parameters of success? Let’s come together as an industry at the Summit to create impact by navigating the challenges, exploring solutions and redesigning growth.

What to Expect


As always Copenhagen Fashion Summit will present an outstanding line-up of high-level speakers and panels on its stages. Speaker names to be released in the coming months.


Discover the world’s most promising sustainable solution providers who turn words into action. This curated exhibition area is designed to help small and large fashion businesses alike speed up or embark on their sustainability journey.


Educating, inspiring and empowering creative directors and their design teams is thus essential in transforming fashion into a more responsible industry. Curated by creative directors for creative directors, Design Studio will showcase a responsible value chain from a designer’s perspective and present sustainable solutions.


An international hub for sustainable fashion, the Summit expands out from the two-day schedule to include a programme of side events hosted by leading organisations from fashion and related industries.

The house is
on fire

Where we bring collaborators together

From new disruptive ideas to tried and tested large-scale solutions, facilitated and pre-scheduled business meetings bring fashion brands and solution providers together. The matchmaking programme gives participating fashion brands and retailers the opportunity to meet with as many as 35 solution providers covering the entire value chain – from innovative materials to responsible packaging solutions.

Matchmaking enquiries will be available upon ticket purchase.

Over 100 fashion companies met with Innovation Forum exhibitors
More than 600 business meetings were facilitated over the course of the two days
87% of Innovation Forum Exhibitors gained one or more partnership opportunities