American Express Offers Cardmembers Early Access to Fashion’s Night Out: The Show, Largest Ever Public Fashion Show in New York City

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Tickets On-Sale Tomorrow, Exclusively for Cardmembers, to this One-of-a-Kind Event at Lincoln Center on September 7, 2010

August 11, 2010

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NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--American Express announced today its exclusive offering for Cardmembers to the first-ever Fashion’s Night Out: The Show, the largest public fashion show in New York City history, taking place on September 7, 2010 at Lincoln Center, with a portion of the proceeds benefitting The New York City AIDS fund. Starting at 10:00 a.m. tomorrow, Cardmembers can go to www.americanexpress.com/entertainment and purchase tickets before the general public to the special Vogue and SPEC Entertainment produced runway show that will bring both Cardmembers and fashion enthusiasts an experience unlike ever before. The runway spectacle will feature over 150 looks based on the season’s top trends worn by the who’s who of the modeling world.

"American Express is thrilled to offer our Cardmembers early access to this one-of-a-kind fashion event,” said Jessica Igoe, Director of Global Sponsorship Marketing, American Express. “We are deeply committed to the fashion industry and we are continually looking to connect our Cardmembers with designers through creating fashion experiences that they will remember for a lifetime. Together with Vogue, the Council of Fashion Designers of America, NYC & Company, and the City of New York, the first-ever Fashion’s Night Out runway show is doing exactly that.”

Fashion’s Night Out: The Show will precede the second-ever Fashion’s Night Out which is set to take place on September 10, 2010 in New York City and over 100 cities across the country. The event will boast designers, celebrities, models, and fashion editors and will once again stage exciting, one-of-a-kind events in stores open after-hours to the public, from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m.

To learn more about American Express’ special access to the world of fashion and other exciting entertainment offers, follow @AmericanExpress on Twitter, become a fan of American Express on Facebook and visit americanexpress.com/entertainment.

About American Express

American Express Company is a leading global payments and travel company founded in 1850. For more information, visit http://www.americanexpress.com.

About Fashion’s Night Out

Fashion’s Night Out (FNO) is an unprecedented global initiative created to celebrate fashion, restore consumer confidence, and boost the industry’s economy. In the United States, the program is a collaboration between American Vogue, the Council of Fashion Designers of America, NYC & Company, and the City of New York. On September 10, 2010, Fashion’s Night Out will return to New York City and launch in cities nationwide to put the fun back in shopping, with designer appearances, live windows, celebrity guests, and other special events. Around the world, and led by fifteen international Vogue editions (Australia, Britain, China, France, Germany, Greece, India, Italy, Japan, Korea, Portugal, Russia, Spain, Taiwan, and Turkey), each country will celebrate Fashion’s Night Out on one night between Sept 7 and Sept 16, 2010. Fashion’s Night Out will be the subject of a one-hour special on CBS on September 14, 2010. For more information visit www.fashionsnightout.com, powered by QVC, or join us on Facebook and Twitter (www.twitter.com/fnonyc).

Contact:

PMK-BNC
Greg Maliczyszyn
212-373-6143
greg.maliczyszyn@pmkbnc.com
or
American Express
Sarah Meron
212-640-5503
sarah.b.meron@aexp.com

About American Express

American Express is a globally integrated payments company, providing customers with access to products, insights and experiences that enrich lives and build business success. Learn more at americanexpress.com, and connect with us on facebook.com/americanexpress, instagram.com/americanexpress, Linkedin.com/company/american-express, twitter.com/americanexpress, and youtube.com/americanexpress.

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