FIT: Fashion Institute of Technology:

For the past nineteen years, the Accessories Council and the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) have hosted a design award competition for the students of the Accessory and Jewelry Design programs, helping foster the talents of the next wave of designers and professionals in the accessories industry.

Students compete for a monetary prize and design awards in a number of categories including: Accessories Portfolio, Belts & Small Leather Goods, Fashion Jewelry, Fine Jewelry, Footwear, Handbags Day, Handbags Evening, Jewelry Portfolio, Men’s Accessories, Millinery, and Optical.

2018 will be our 20th Anniversary of the event.

LIM College:

We support a Fall semester long class at LIM College, where the students are awarded scholarship money for the best business plan.