The Standard Bank New York Fashion Week Competition calls on aspiring entrepreneurs to describe how they would make their mark in South Africa.
Entrants will be required to submit a short bio or 30-second video clip about how, if given the chance, Standard Bank could help them achieve greatness and become an unstoppable success. The winners cWIN A TRIP TO THE 2016 NEW YORK FASHION WEEK. ould win an all-expenses-paid first-class trip to the February 2016 New York Fashion Week.
The bank will also be sponsoring the E! News Special through various programming billboards, vignettes and other elements.
“We believe that E! is the perfect platform for sponsorships such as these,” says Nikol Graville, Director of Advertising at NBCUniversal.
“We’re already dedicated to showcasing local stars through programming like E! News Specials, so using the channel as a platform to discover up-and-coming talent is the next logical step.”
The competition will run from the 15th November to 13th December 2015. The prize includes three days and two nights in New York for the winner and a partner to attend New York Fashion Week, tickets to a New York Fashion Week show, first-class return tickets, airport transfers, visa costs, food and accommodation.
“As a bank for entrepreneurs, we consider ourselves to be a valuable resource in the value chain of entrepreneurship development in South Africa, which is why we are continuously seeking new ways to develop and support entrepreneurs,” says Naomi Snyman, Senior Manager for Private Banking at Standard Bank.
“This competition is just one of many ways in which Standard Bank is reaching out to the public, our own customers and potential customers, and encouraging them to take up their place in the economy.”
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For further details about the competition visit the Standard Bank website at www.standardbank.co.za and watch E! News Special, airing every Thursday at 8pm, only on E! Entertainment Television (DStv channel 124).