Malaysian Official Designers Association

Strengthens Malaysian fashion and creativity in the local and global fashion economy

Summary

Malaysian Official Designers Association is a not-for-profit organisation that capitalises on the collective talents of the Malaysian fashion industry to enable sustainable growth and strengthen Malaysian fashion in the global fashion economy.

History

Since its inception, the Malaysian Official Designers Association has four pillars:
EDUCATE – Strengthening skills and knowledge by offering training, seminars, events and other resources for its members.
DEVELOP – Develop business opportunities for members in sales, distribution, promotion, marketplace and more.
PROMOTE – Building brand awareness for the association, members and the Malaysian fashion and industry, via platforms, communications, campaigns, alliances, media and marketing.
CONNECT – Bringing members together and being the contact point for local and international parties seeking to connect with the Malaysian fashion industry and its players.

Vision

Malaysian Official Designers Association unites and empowers Malaysian fashion and creativity to take a leading role in the local and global fashion economy.

Mission

Malaysian Official Designers Association brings together the Malaysian Fashion Industry, and nurtures, develops and leads it through creative influence and collaboration. It supports the Malaysian fashion and creative industry through education, business development, marketing and promotion and networking.

Services

Malaysian Official Designers Association offers:

  • Networking opportunities (domestic and international)
  • Offers knowledge sharing and transfer from experts in the fashion industry
  • Facilitate its members to attend fashion events, talks, seminars, workshops and forums
  • Provides mentorship and internship opportunities with experts in the fashion industry
  • Provides access to members-only content and informative fashion publications

References

https://www.voguebusiness.com/fashion/malaysia-heritage-wear-goes-minimalist-and-modern
https://www.businessoffashion.com/articles/global-markets/malaysias-magnetic-pull/