Detroit’s socially innovative community & community hub, Femology HQ will host its inaugural and groundbreaking experience for current and aspiring female founders in partnership with Saks Fifth Avenue department store (Somerset). The one-day event titled, “ Female Founders on 5th Avenue ” is aimed to empower and inspire women to catapult and scale their entrepreneurial endeavors; while benefiting one of Michigan’s most impactful organizations, Dress for Success.
Detroit’s first female-focused business lounge, Femology HQ has grown into a fully fueled platform + accelerator hub for female founders aiming to build businesses with capital, connections, office space and mentorship they need to grow scalable, transformative and successful businesses.
The event is housed under the programming & impact sector of the brand, holding close to its mission of the connecting women & supporting the push of collaboration to the community. The historic “Female Founders” campaign honored and celebrated female business owners, mentors, and trailblazers through a hand-picked and nomination by peers process. A beautifully captured image put a visual to what the future of female entrepreneurship looks; showcasing the beauty, resilience, and drive of 50 local female founders birthed from a range of experience, lanes, and backgrounds.
Saks Fifth Avenue sets the tone for a luxurious environment and a five-star shopping experience offering men’s and women’s clothing, jewelry, cosmetics, fragrances, and accessories. The brand not only offers a quality shopping experience but holding a high to connecting and creating a memorable experience for community-focused events + brands. The posh department store nestled in Somerset’s South side will host the highly anticipated event, attracting over 200+ attendees comprised of the Femology community, Saks V.I.P’s, Michigan based female business owners and more.
On the heels of Femology’s historic expansion project, slated for Fall 2019, the program will introduce the brand’s targeted programming. Included in the programming will be an entrepreneurial panel series of women trailblazers, curated fashion showcase, and action focused networking. The event will honor and benefit one of Michigan’s most impactful organizations, Dress for Success.
The ticketed event will take place Friday, June 7th, 2019 beginning at 7:00 PM at Saks Fifth Avenue – Somerset located at 2901 West Big Beaver Road Troy, MI 48084. Tickets can be purchased via Eventbrite: CLICK HERE