Visual Merchandising Forward Festival

The VM Forward Festival 2019 is bought to you by VM Central, a Visual Merchandising Studio founded in Cape Town in 2011. VM Central creates in-store experiences and events for top South African retail brands. They also host practical and inspirational VM workshops locally and internationally.

The Festival is for all levels of practising VM professionals who want

to discover more about VM, refresh knowledge, and make new

connections with like-minded people. The festival is for creative

professionals and students who want to explore the exciting

possibilities and growth opportunities inherent in Visual

Merchandising as a career choice. Practitioners from fashion,

branding, and advertising can learn more about VM’s vital role in the

customer-facing sector of experiential marketing and

communication. Entrepreneurs and retailers with bricks-and-mortar

stores can learn more about growing brand value and connecting

with customers via in-store experiences and best Visual

Merchandising practice. Employers and recruiters can network and

find talent and inspiration.