FB Fashion Ball

The FB Fashion Ball is the perfect platform with which to align your brand! The ultimate collaboration between business and fashion; creating a unique arena to raise your business and personal profile. Discover exceptional opportunities and key brand solutions to meet your business and marketing objectives with a proven return on investment.

The affluent and prominence of individuals and businesses involved and attending speaks for the event’s ongoing success and reputation over the past 22 years.  The FB Ball is a popular annual event and has thousands of followers across Leeds, Manchester, Sheffield, London, Newcastle and Liverpool, with other cities planned.

Prepare yourself for the ultimate networking event with c1000 business professionals attending. The models on the catwalk are well known business leaders and employees from the many businesses involved from across the regions, seeing around 80 models strutting their stuff representing their organisations whilst supporting their own chosen local charity.

The impressive line-up of high street brands, well-known and independent fashion designers, boutiques, celebrities and inspirational catwalk shows are more glittering and unique than ever before. The FB Ball is a huge celebration like no other black-tie event, building a creative and spectacular platform to showcase outstanding local talent; gathering together individuals from all business sectors to have FUN for one night only. The perfect event for client entertainment, employee engagement and brand experience.

Discover the possibilities at the North’s largest business, fashion and lifestyle event outside of London. The FB Fashion Ball is not to be missed!




Lisa Darwin

Founder, Director and Organiser of FB Fashion Ball in Leeds, Manchester, Sheffield, London, Newcastle and Liverpool, featuring the Fashion & Lifestyle Festival.

Lisa has a wealth of experience, credibility and a proven reputation for creating numerous high profile fashion and lifestyle events throughout the UK and globally, building a platform to showcase the best businesses, individuals and talent.

Lisa has built an impressive portfolio of fashion contacts and is well known within the industry with relationships spanning over more than two decades. Lisa has worked with famous high street brands/designers and up and coming student designers.

Lisa is also well connected within the corporate world working alongside numerous businesses across copious sectors who are involved and attend the FB Fashion Ball in each city.

Lisa produced her own Style Show with Made in Leeds Television. The fashion series broadcast fashion, hair, beauty and lifestyle topics and makeovers. Featured interviews with high profile businesses and independents in Yorkshire to showcase the talent in the region. Lisa is the Lifestyle Correspondent for, reporting on up and coming lifestyle and fashion news from Yorkshire and North West regions.

Lisa is a qualified Image Consultant, Life Coach, Marketer, Fashion expert, TV Presenter, Designer and Business Owner. Wife to Christopher and mummy to Alexander, Elizabeth and Noah. To describe Lisa in three words: Wife, Mother and Genuine!

Harvey Nichols, Reiss, Ted Baker, French Connection, Flannels, Diesel, Jigsaw, Joules, Karen Millen, L K Bennett, Debenhams, House of Frazer, Hugo Boss, All Saints, Hawes & Curtis, Paul Smith, Armani Exchange, Zara, Top Shop, Marks & Spencer, Warehouse, Oasis, H&M, River Island, John Lewis, Pandora, Kurt Geiger, Dior, Boots, Next, James Roberts Hair, Matthew Williamson, Betty Jackson, Chanel, Westrow, Renegade, RMUK, Primark, Henry Holland, Jasper Conran. Independent designers, Lisa Jayne Dann, Accent Clothing, OhDolly, Fabrication. Lisa has built up a reputable and envious reputation for her high standards, creativity and delivering success beyond expectation.
PwC, Reward Finance Group, Barclays, Resource, ICAEW, Leeds Law Society, Thebusinessdesk,com, Together Money, BPI Asset Advisory, Addleshaw Goddard, HSBC, Walker Morris, BHP, Gordons LLP, Blacks Solicitors LLP, Investec, Eversheds, RSM UK, Deloitte, Clarion, Schofield Sweeney, LCF Law, Brewin Dolphin, DLA Piper, Gateley Plc, Grant Thornton, KPMG, DWF, Ultimate Finance, Squire Patton Boggs, Seabrooks, Irwin Mitchell, Bond Dickinson, Lloyds, NatWest, E&Y, Thomas Coombs, Sovereign Wealth, Legatus Law, Handelsbanken, Lupton Fawcett, Eddisons, Knight Frank, Aimee Willow Connex, LDC, Ward Hadaway, Major Recruitment, King Sturge, BDO, Jones Lang LaSalle, Campbell & Fletcher, Endless, Pinsent Masons, Rothschild, Mazars, The Big Word, Sanderson Weatherall, Shoosmiths, Mansfield Pollard, Gent Visick, Nucleus, Santander, Glamour-Rocks, Allied London, JCT600, ASDA, Radio Aire, Garbutt & Elliott.
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Catwalk Drinks Reception * 3-Course Celebratory Gala Dinner * Glitzy Fashion Show featuring famous designers and high-street brands with spectacular Finale * FB Awards * Grand Prize Draw  * Entertainment * VIP After-Show Party.
VIP Drinks Package
VIP Catwalk table position
Advertising, Marketing Profile & Social Media Campaign

Corporate full colour business logo displayed on two 10ft screens at the side of the catwalk as well as promoted on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook and Instagram.  Advert in glossy event brochure and an advert on the catwalk screens.  Featured throughout FB social media campaign running up to the event and after.

Catwalk Drinks Reception * 3-Course Celebratory Gala Dinner * Glitzy Fashion Show featuring famous designers and high-street brands with spectacular Finale * FB Awards * Grand Prize Draw  * Entertainment * VIP After-Show Party.
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Booking Form


Exhibit & Sponsor

Exploit the unlimited opportunities to engage with your clients, employees and customers! The perfect stage to showcase your brand to a wide and significant audience; strengthening the relationship between employer and employee and business and consumer; whilst creating lasting and rare experiences for your target customers and cherished members of staff.

FB Fashion Ball offers bespoke and tailored sponsorship packages, please see the different features below which brands can take full ownership of and also jointly be aligned with;

Integrate your brand into the look and feel of this uniquely built catwalk show, seen by over 800 guests and shown live across multiple media channels, as well as heavily featured on, our media partner and other regional and national publications.  Associate your brand with famous, independent and graduate designers, high street fashion and take advantage of this ready-made high profile platform.

A rare opportunity for local and international independent fashion designers to create and to reflect their personal and unique style showcasing their latest collection. This show guarantees to be one of a kind with eye catching and exclusive pieces to add to your wardrobe. A masterpiece of creativity, fashion flair and local talent on display.

Sponsorship/Promotional Opportunities: Event Headline Sponsor • Runway Drinks Reception • FB Business & Lifestyle Awards • Branded Catwalk Scene • Exclusive VIP After-Show Party •Paparazzi Zone Branded Photo Booth Decor Music Entertainment Twitter Wall Advertising in event brochure and screens Promotional Goody Bags Catwalk Models Lifestyle & Accessories Gifts & Prizes


Awards Voting

The FB Business & Lifestyle Awards is on a mission to discover the greatest people and organisations that make Yorkshire and the North West the greatest cities in the world. Who do you believe makes Leeds and Manchester great? From all our nominations, a shortlist for each award has been created for public voting – The winners in each category will be revealed at our annual FB Fashion Ball featuring the Business & Lifestyle Awards in MANCHESTER 6 February 2020 and LEEDS on 14 May 2020.

​To vote in the FB Business & Lifestyle Awards 2020, use our voting form below. You can vote for one winner per award category, each vote is registered using your email address. We can’t wait to celebrate and honour all the WINNERS this year!

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(You are able to vote once in each category and your email address will count as your one vote.)

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Female Business Leader of the Year

Male Business Leader of the Year

Corporate Social Responsibility of the Year

Achiever of the Year

Best Business to work for of the Year

Boss of the Year

Personal Assistant of the Year

Business Diversity of the Year

Team of the Year

Marketing Team of the Year

Digital Team of the Year

Employee of the Year

Most Stylish Female of the Year

Most Stylish Male of the Year

Fashion Retailer of the Year

On-line Fashion brand of the Year

Hair Salon of the Year

Beauty brand/Salon of the Year

Health & Fitness brand of the Year

Hotel/Spa of the Year

Restaurant of the Year

Bar of the Year

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