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Beirut Fashion Week® is a Non-Profit and Non-Political Organization, NGO (under Ministry of Interior and Municipalities declaration No.777), officially recognized as being devoted to the assistance of those in need.


Beirut Fashion Week® is one of the biggest international events not only in Lebanon, rather in the Arab-World and the entire Middle-East. Beirut is now recognized as the 5th Fashion-City after New-York, London, Milan and Paris.

The most important thing in the “Beirut Fashion Awards” is not winning but taking part. Beirut Fashion Week Organization 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 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.
Beirut Fashion Week Organization (NGO #777) 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 fashion show platform, to encourage and support hidden talents by contributing financial aid and scholarship in Lebanon and Europe and creating job opportunities.
Honorary Members
Dr. Antonio Rubel
PRESIDENT
Beirut Fashion Week Organization ©
Switzerland

Ambassador Zikar El Sakhi Maalouli
Founder / Chairman
Beirut Fashion Week Organization ©
United Arab Emirates

H.R.H. Queen Zaynab Otiti Obanor
Honorary Board Member
Nigeria

H.E. Alex Lenaerts (Belgium Ambassador)
Honorary Board Member
Belgium

Rita Kay
International Affairs Manager
Beirut Fashion Week Organization ©
United Kingdom
Rania Bou Rjeily
Head of PR & Marketing
Beirut Fashion Week Organization ©
Lebanon
Amelia Sullivan
Head of Protocol
Beirut Fashion Week Organization ©
United Kingdom
Regine Le Brun
International Communication Manager
Beirut Fashion Week Organization ©
France

Dan Escamilla
Legal Advisor & Head of Security
Beirut Fashion Week Organization ©
United States

Nicole Wakem
Contributors and Partners Relation Manager
Beirut Fashion Week Organization ©
Lebanon
Lamis Chkeir
Business Development Manager
Beirut Fashion Week Organization ©
Lebanon
Diana Wehbeh
Press Attaché
Beirut Fashion Week Organization ©
Lebanon
Raji Bou Rjeily
Senior Project Manager
Beirut Fashion Week Organization ©
Lebanon
Dania Nsouli
Advisor of the Board
Nsouli Jewellery ©
Lebanon

Sonitta Nader
International Press Attaché
Beirut Fashion Week Organization ©
France

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
World Super Model
Brenda Noort ©
Netherlands

Ecaterina Komin
World Super Model
World Super Model Organization ©
France

Gianluca Roberti
co-owner
Fashion Model Management ©
Italy

Testimonials
We are so proud of Beirut Fashion Week, it's a start of new era for Lebanon and new talents
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
Founder / Chairman of Beirut Fashion Week Organisation
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