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Supported by International Cultural and Environmental Organization (ICEO) London-United Kingdom, NGO No. 300, a Non-Governmental, Non-Profit and Non-Political Organization recognized by the United Nations (NGO Branch) and the Lebanese Government as being devoted to the assistance of students and of those in need.


Beirut Fashion Week® is one of the biggest international events not only in Lebanon rather in the Arab countries. Recently fashion events in the Arab countries are so popular, as Arab capitals have hosted several fashion shows in one way or another, but Beirut Fashion Week® has its high standards and glamorise specially with the Lebanese designers, Beirut Fashion Week® an official extension of fashion weeks that are held in many Western capitals and recognized after New York, London, Milan and Paris. The event is managed by “Maalouli International Group” with long history in producing and organizing high calibre international events.

The most important thing in the “Beirut Fashion Awards” is not winning but taking part. International Cultural and Environmental Organization (ICEO) contributes scholarship to Milan, Paris and Brussels to the first, second and third winners under the patronage of the Belgium Embassy in Lebanon, the Lebanese Ministry of Culture and the Lebanese Ministry of Education ​​with the participation of fresh graduate students from universities “LAU’, “NDU”, “AUST”, “ESMOD”, “CAMM”, “ALBA”, “BAU” and “AF&D”.
The expectations are very high and proud when we witness the huge presence and impact of the political and diplomatic figures, celebrities, VIPs, national and international media cooperating and supporting International Cultural and Environmental Organization (ICEO) and Beirut Fashion Week. Our ultimate goal is to alleviate and raise the name of Beirut City worldwide, to illustrate the real Lebanese identity, stimulate tourism in Lebanon, as well to endorse the Lebanese culture, aiding and development the Lebanese fashion and Jewelry industry worldwide and outline Beirut among one of the world's leading capitals.
International Cultural and Environmental Organization (ICEO) vision and mission are simple yet far-reaching, we aim to provide means to inspire and empower the young upcoming designers, to reveal their collections through international platform, to encourage and support hidden talents, contributing financial aids and awarding scholarships, creating job opportunities, the brand awareness through international media and a first step to be recognized international in the fashion industry.
Honorary Members
Dr. Antonio Rubel
PRESIDENT
Beirut Fashion Week Organization ©
Switzerland

Ambassador Zikar El Sakhi Maalouli
Chairman of the Organization in Lebanon
International Cultural and Environmental Organization © (ICEO)
United Arab Emirates

H.R.H. Queen Zaynab Otiti Obanor
Honorary Board Member
International Cultural and Environmental Organization © (ICEO)
Nigeria

H.E. Alex Lenaerts (Belgium Ambassador)
Honorary Board Member
International Cultural and Environmental Organization © (ICEO)
Belgium

Mari Tool
NGO Ambassador to Monaco
International Cultural and Environmental Organization © (ICEO)
Monaco

Rania Bou Rjeily
Head of PR & Marketing
International Cultural and Environmental Organization © (ICEO)
Lebanon

Amelia Sullivan
Head of Protocol
International Cultural and Environmental Organization © (ICEO)
United Kingdom

Nicole Wakem
Contributors and Partners Relation Manager
Beirut Fashion Week Organization ©
Lebanon
Raji Bou Rjeily
Senior Project Manager
Beirut Fashion Week Organization ©
Lebanon
Luiza Eva
NGO Ambassador to Russia
International Cultural and Environmental Organization © (ICEO)
Russian Federation

Christina Francis Cawog
Communication Manager
Beirut Fashion Week Organisation
Lebanon
Rita Kay
International Affairs Manager
International Cultural and Environmental Organization © (ICEO)
United Kingdom

Diana Wehbeh
Press Attaché
Beirut Fashion Week Organization ©
Lebanon
Lamis Chkeir
Business Development Manager
Beirut Fashion Week Organization ©
Lebanon
Dan Escamilla
Legal Advisor & Head of Security
Beirut Fashion Week Organization ©
United States

Sonitta Nader
NGO Ambassador to France
International Cultural and Environmental Organization © (ICEO)
France

Regine Le Brun
International Communication Manager
Beirut Fashion Week Organization ©
France

Dania Nsouli
Advisor of the Board
Nsouli Jewellery ©
Lebanon

Paolo Bongia
Advisor of the Board
Paolo Bongia ©
Lebanon

Marc Khairallah
Executive Director
Beirut Fashion Week Organization © / Tunes Sound of Arabia ©
United Arab Emirates

Rachid Mtaini
Advisor of the Board
Havas Media ME ©
United Arab Emirates

Mona Mrad
Advisor of the Board
Lebanon

Brenda Noort
NGO Ambassador to Netherlands
International Cultural and Environmental Organization © (ICEO)
Netherlands

Gianluca Roberti
NGO Ambassador to Italy
International Cultural and Environmental Organization © (ICEO)
Italy

Testimonials
We are so proud of Beirut Fashion Week, it's a start of new era for Lebanon and new talent، we will always support this event and the upcoming generation
President of the Council of Ministers Lebanon
I would like to salute all the Lebanese designers and we highly appreciate this international event
Member of Parliament Lebanon
Beirut is regaining its position and aspects in culture and fashion worldwide through this international event
Minister of Culture Lebanon
This event has put Lebanon’s fashion and jewelry industry in a great perspective worldwide, and tourism in general
Minister of Tourism Lebanon
This event showed the real lifestyle of Beirut and the culture of the city, we will support this event on a yearly basis
Governor of Beirut
Maybe we are a small country, but we are a big country with human resources, rich culture and natural wealth. Let the forceful countries, be fearful from our values and skills
Maybe we are a small country, but we are a big country with human resources, rich culture and natural wealth. Let the forceful countries, be fearful from our values and skills
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