Nonprofit promotes differently-abled people in the fashion industry and advancing the future of adaptive design and innovation
ATLANTA, September 5, 2019 – Stibo Systems, the only master data management (MDM) company focused on putting Your business first, today announced its sponsorship for the Runway of Dreams™ Fashion Revolution Event, a one-of-a-kind adaptive fashion show and gala, in New York City tonight at Cipriani’s.
The organization celebrates members of the fashion industry and differently-abled community who are working to broaden the reach of inclusive fashion. Executives from the fashion and retail sectors will be in attendance and will also feature a runway show with models of all abilities. Stibo Systems is an Innovator Partner level sponsor for the Gala.
“As a company built upon a rich history in the retail and fashion industry, the mission of Runway of Dreams is near to our hearts. In addition, being owned by a foundation ourselves, it is in our 225-year old DNA to support social causes like diversity and sustainability,” said Niels Stenfeldt, CEO at Stibo Systems. “A future of inclusion and acceptance for people with disabilities is a wonderful future indeed, and we are honored to help by sponsoring this event on behalf of all of our customers in the retail and fashion space.”
In addition to the fashion show, the evening will honor companies, retailers and individuals who are leading the charge in helping ensure a more wholistic approach to fashion that includes adaptive clothing and options.
The Runway of Dreams Foundation is a nonprofit that works toward a future of inclusion and acceptance in the fashion industry for people with all levels of abilities. Founded on the basis that clothing is a basic human need, the Foundation develops, delivers and supports programs and events that celebrate people’s differences, breakdown stereotypes, highlight the need for mainstream adaptive clothing and showcase people with disabilities in fashion. Through adaptive clothing donations and wardrobe grants, adaptive runway shows, college clubs, scholarships programs and awareness building campaigns, the Runway of Dreams Foundation is empowering people with disabilities with opportunity, confidence, independence and style.
About Stibo Systems
Stibo Systems, the master data management company, is the trusted source of MDM solutions based on a unique business-first, people-centric approach. Our solutions are the driving force behind forward-thinking companies around the world that have unlocked the strategic value of their master data; empowering them to improve the customer experience, drive innovation and growth, and create an essential foundation for digital transformation. Stibo Systems is a privately held subsidiary of the Stibo A/S group, founded in 1794, and is headquartered in Aarhus, Denmark. For more information, visit stibosystems.com.