SIKA PRODUCTION BOOTCAMP SPRING 2019
We are so super excited to share with you the launch of our SIKA Production Bootcamp launching this spring! Thinking of starting your own clothing / accessories / soft furnishings brand? Or already started and having a hard time finding reliable, professional manufacturers that offer small and affordable runs on production? It’s an age old problem that most people in fashion face and it could be a nightmare to navigate.
Our SIKA SUPER HEROS are here to help!
Join our SIKA PRODUCTION boot camp in Ghana / West Africa this spring to source fabrics, produce garments and leave with your collection finished and ready to sell. Optional professional on location photo shoot also available, which will give you the opportunity to also have retail / social media / PR ready imagery by the end of the boot camp.
What does SIKA Production Bootcamp consists of:
Introduction to fabric manufacturers and fabric traders to source suitable fabrics for your collection.
Collection fabric sourcing trips
Production of a small / medium run collection with our experienced team that have produced collections for SIKA Designs main line collections as well as all our collaborative collections including SIKA x ASOS and AFUA x SIKA
Option to have your collection professionally shot on location in Ghana.
Benefits of participating in the Bootcamp:
Opportunity to work with and build a long term business relationship with a trustworthy, affordable and professional production team experienced in producing for an international market.
The opportunity to separate your product from your competitors by working directly with fabric producers that can tailor to your specifications and offer exclusive fabric options at affordable rates.
We work with artisans who specialise in all disciplines including soft furnishings beading, crafts, pottery, traditional Kente weaving and Batik makers.
SIKA production team will walk you through the whole process from start to finish giving you a unique insight into the Ghanaian garment production industry with our industry experts.
Access to pre bootcamp workshops to prepare you for the production trip with industry specialists.
You will leave the bootcamp with the following:
Samples of your collection
Finished collection in your preferred size run ready to sell
The option of a portfolio of professionally produced images that can be used for press / social media content / online store.
Daily breakfast & lunch
Bootcamp related travel and activities during your stay in Ghana
Transfer to and from Kotoka International airport in Accra.
Package does not include:
Non bootcamp related travel
Any boot camp production related cost (eg: Garment production cost / cost of materials)
March SIKA Production Bootcamp
To secure your place we require a 50% deposit of £850 to be paid by the 22nd February 2019. Please note that all deposits are non refundable. The remaining £850 is due by the 8th of March 2019.
April SIKA Production Bootcamp
To secure your place we require a 50% deposit of £850 to be paid by the 7th March 2019. Please note that all deposits are non refundable. The remaining £850 is due by the 11th April 2019. The upcoming April SIKA Production Bootcamp dates are as follows: 29th April - 12th May 2019.
Accommodation & Food: We will be staying together as a group in our guest house in Accra and we will cover and be responsible for breakfast and lunch during the day. However, any other food expenses or requirements outside of breakfast and lunch will be the guest responsibility. Shared accommodation (double room occupancy) is available on request and will be subject to a 10% discount per person off the total fees due.
Spaces for this bootcamp are limited to maximum 6 guest per camp. We will require all potential guest to email us details of their brand requirements in order to participate in the camp. This is to ensure diversity within the group. Unfortunately we can not accept more than 1 guest from a each discipline. For example we will only accept 1 bag brand, 1 soft furnishing brand and 1 men’s wear designer on each camp.
Email us for more details about the Production Bootcamp and we look forward to welcoming you on unique production bootcamp in Accra Ghana soon!
Lots of love,
The SIKA Production Team