An innovative fashion concept, ZONA INDUSTRIAL MODAPORTUGAL combines food, fashion, music and performance to striking effect, promoting the country’s key figures within its growing industry. When it comes to fashion production and engineering, Portugal has secured its place as a global player. Renowned for the quality of its craftsmanship and overall expertise, the country is also strong when it comes to product design. Some of the world’s leading and most innovative fashion companies are, in fact, located in Portugal, especially within the fields of manufacturing, yarn and fabric production. Paris was chosen to showcase an event involving some of the best firms within the Portuguese industry, namely Calvelex, Paulo de Oliveira, Polopique, Riopele and Twintex. An evening event, taking place on September 30th at Galerie Nikki Diana Marquardt in le Marais, will present them in a new light, creating multisensory experiences, as well as visual delights. The evening event will also treat selected guests to a digital immersion installation -curated by Portuguese designer Miguel Flor – in an industrial environment evoking the movement and dynamics of a factory, while the skills, abilities and innovative products offered by the 5 companies, will be amplified through video and photography. The finest cuisine will accompany the event, serving creations from PEDRO LEMOS ( Michelin star chef) increasing the pleasurable dimension of the evening. Artist CONAN OSIRIS will have a music and dance performance @conanosiris ZONA INDUSTRIAL MODAPORTUGAL is a new concept promoted by CENIT (Portuguese Centre of Intelligence for the Textile Industry) and ANIVEC (Portuguese Association for Clothing and Apparel Industries). This initiative is co-funded by the European Regional Development Fund, through the Portugal 2020 Operational Programme for Competitiveness and Internationalisation.