Founded in New York & Los Angeles, the International Chamber of Design is one of the most respected international incubator programs.

Mission Statement

The International Chamber of Design (ICD) is an international business development program designed to support the next generation of fashion designers. Being made up of professional partners in the trade of fashion, music and arts, ICD focuses in growing and sustaining the business for brands over the course of the program.

ICD’s mission is to be the pre-eminent authority on the business of fashion and design, to help its partners/members become more effective in their careers.  To do this, ICD provides insights on major trends in person, online and in print; access to business professionals and a gateway to the influence fashion plays in the marketplace.

To promote educational programs devoted to fashion and to the study of fashion related businesses through the creation and awarding of scholarships; establishment of internship programs; provision of career counseling services.

 

To Build And Develop Up And Coming Talent From Around The World

Our Goals

To advance professionalism in fashion and it’s related lifestyle industries.

To provide a public forum for examination of important, contemporary issues in the business of fashion.

To present timely information regarding national and global trends that have an effect on the fashion industries.

To attain greater recognition of men’s and women’s achievements in business.

To encourage men and women to seek career opportunities in fashion and related industries.

To provide activities and programs which enhance networking skills and encourage interpersonal contacts so as to further the professional, social and personal development of members.

Organization and sponsorship of seminars and other educational activities on a national and worldwide basis.

To sponsor public service activities in which the fashion industry works, to serve relevant community needs and concerns and to stimulate and encourage membership and industry participation in such public service activities.

The ICD, known for its charity fund-raising campaigns — particularly for the American Heart Association, Make a Wish, St. Jude, Susan G Komen, City of Hope and additional research with several other organizations — and scholarships.  ICD introduced their accelerator program for emerging designers and artists as part of the initiatives of the Mayor Eric Garcetti of Los Angeles, to develop and establish the arts industry.

ICD is proud to announce their partnership with Los Angeles Trade Tech.