This event will be a high quality production in keeping with the International Fashion Week brand.   Volunteers play a key role in the success of DFW.  Anyone interested in a career in fashion, styling, event planning, hospitality, marketing, or media arts are encouraged to take this opportunity to join the DFW Volunteer Team.

High school (16-18 years of age) / college students, freelancers, and retirees can submit an online application and resume for volunteer positions.  Volunteer will receive orientation and training in all aspects of production.  High school students needing to fulfill community service requirements for school will receive valuable a learning experience and credit to satisfy high school graduation requirements.
Volunteer Duties Include:

  • Backstage Set Up and Assistance
  • Hospitality Area Set Up and Assistance
  • Runway and Set Construction
  • Welcome Desk Hosts
  • Guest Ushers for each Showcase
  • Gift Bag and Press Kit Assembly
  • Marketing and Promotions Assistance
  • Various other tasks for Dayton Fashion Week

Click here to submit an application and resume for a DFW volunteer opportunity.  The deadline for submissions is April 21, 2012.


Increase the visibility of your brand and participate in building a vibrant, stylish and fashion forward organization.  Dayton Fashion Week invites artists, businesses and community organizations to participate as vendors in the Rise of Style 2012 Runway Event.  You will have the choice of promoting your products or service for one day or three days in the Fashion Villa.  Categories are limited to 1 or 2 to provide exclusivity.  Vendors will be selected on a first come, first served basis.
Dayton Fashion Week extends an invitation to businesses in:

  • Travel & Tourism                                         Accessories
  • Insurance                                                   Jewelry
  • Financial Investments                                Community Organizations
  • Food and/or Beverage Services             Cosmetics, Skin and Hair Care           

Ticket Categories

Workshops Day 1 - $40
Workshops Day 2 - $40
2 Day Workshop Pass - $70
Day Pass for Wednesday & Friday - $25 each
2 Day Showcase Pass (Thursday & Friday) – $45
Saturday Showcase Pass - $35
3 Day Showcase Pass - $75
Student Day Passes - $20
Student 3 Day Passes - $50

Must supply valid student ID.

All Access Pass for DFW Workshops and Showcases - $130
For group sales, please contact DFW for more information.

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