MIAMI FASHION WEEK® IS SET TO KICK OFF ITS 15th ANNIVERSARY AT THE 4th ANNUAL HUMANITARIAN AWARDS
The 15th annual Miami Fashion Week, the largest Latin American and International fashion event in the US will host the 4th annual Humanitarian Awards on February 7, 2013, 7:00pm – 10:00pm poolside at the Mondrian South Beach Hotel in Miami Beach.
The Humanitarian Awards honors ten of Miami’s most dedicated and respected philanthropists for their endless giving to the community. The evening will include a special fashion presentation by “Miami Fashion ICON Award Recipients” Nicolas Felizola, Julian Chang and Viviana G for Petit Pois, fashion models, celebrity guests, music, food, cocktails, an awards presentation and a luxury silent auction with irresistible items from Tiffany & Co., Miami’s hottest hotels, restaurants and nightclubs, luxury car dealers, international artists, spa treatments and more! The occasion is a fundraising event for the Miami Fashion Week Foundation, Inc. , a non-profit organization supporting education within the creative arts by providing cash scholarships, mentoring programs and internships, among other incentives for students and emerging talent in the creative industries.
Beth Sobol, Founder of Miami Fashion Week states “it’s hard to believe that it has already been 15 years that we have been bringing the best emerging fashion talent in the world to Miami!” Paving the way for the celebration of its 15th Anniversary, Miami Fashion Week is scheduled for March 20th – 24th, 2013 at the Miami Beach Convention Center. Showcasing the world’s top eminent designers, fashion VIPs, celebrities, and musicians from nearly every continent, Miami Fashion Week marks an exciting and glamorous affair that brings jetsetters from around the world for what is sure to be South Florida’s most exciting fashion week yet! “To commemorate our 15th Anniversary we are introducing a number of new and exciting elements to Miami Fashion Week” said Managing Partner, Aaron Perry.
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ABOUT SOBOL-PERRY FASHION PRODUCTION, INC.
Following a successful 20 year career spanning more than 35 countries as an international fashion model, Beth Sobol, visionary and founder of Sobol Fashion Productions, Inc. established Miami Fashion Week in 1999. With five Keys to the City of Miami Beach and Proclamations from the City of Miami, City of Miami Beach and State of Florida, Beth has also been honored with awards by many of her peers including the 50 Most Powerful People in Miami, Top 25 Influencers in Florida, Entrepreneur of the Year, International Women’s Day and Influential Business Women Awards, among others. In 2010, she was joined by Aaron Perry, business man and entrepreneur as managing partner of the newly rebranded Sobol-Perry Fashion Productions, Inc. to focus on the development of strategic business partnerships and the global expansion of the Miami Fashion Week brand.
MFW is made possible with the support of the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs, Greater Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau, the Miami-Dade County Mayor and Board of County Commissioners as well as the Miami Beach Visitors and Conventions Authority and the Office of the Mayor of the City of Miami Beach.