Gold Model Agency & School (GMA) is a Ghanaian based agency that trains and gives emerging models the platform and exposure to become professionals regardless their height or size. We manage professional models and help them build their professional portfolios. GMA is responsible for giving model the exposure and helping them secure the contracts that will not only build their personal brand but also help them to flourish in their field of endeavors to explore in the industry. We are currently have two branches located in ACCRA & KUMASI. GMA is also an award winning event Management Company that hosts annual fashion shows in Ghana
GMA was established on the 23rd of April, 2011, by Henrietta Owusua Agyen popularly known in the modeling and fashion industry as Herty Twens; a professional model with analytical and logical reasoning. Herty has taken part in Top Notch Fashion Shows and has worked with top local & international fashion designers and photographers. Herty was awarded Model of the Year 2012 at the Ghana Fashion Awards, won Next Rated Fashion Entrepreneur at West Africa Fashion Awards 2016 held in Lagos, Nigeria and was also the youngest female nominee in the Fashion Category at the 40 Under 40 Awards 2017.
With her nine (9) years of experience in the modeling industry, Herty realized a lot of people had passion for modeling but felt restricted because of their body statistics. Out of this, GMA was formed to give the aforementioned category of aspirants the necessary platform that will help them unleash and develop their talents with regards to modeling.
Our accomplishments listed below;
- Overall Model Agency Of The Year 2016 – Afroma Awards
- The Innovator Award 2016 – Ghana Models Awards
- The Progressive Development and Revolutionary Award 2016 – Ghana Models Awards
Our mission is to raise a generation of runway, fashion, promotional and developed models who will deliver top notch modeling services to clients thereby helping them to maximize their sphere of influence.
Our vision is to extend Gold Model Agency & School (GMA) across Africa and beyond.
GMA runs a professional training and grooming program every 6 months for aspiring models after which a certificate is awarded upon successful completion of the modeling program. We also have short courses with one and two month’s duration.
The Full Course covers;
- Runway Modeling
- Fashion Modeling
- Promotional Modeling
- Human Development
Photo Modeling: Duration: One (1) month
Runway Modeling: Duration: Two (2) months
We manage and brand professional models, as well as aid in securing commercial contracts. Our models are well equipped and render the following services: Fashion Shows, Ushering; Music videos; extras casting (for movies); Photoshoots; Commercial shoots (Print and Electronic Advertisements ie billboards and TV/ web)
- GOLDEN GRADUATION
Gold Modeling School’s maiden graduation ceremony and official launch of Gold Model Agency was held at Novotel Hotel on the 17th of February, 2012. The event was dubbed Golden Graduation, which was well attended by well-known fashion designers, top stylists and several media houses.
- GOLDEN HAIR &FASHION SHOW
Golden Hair & Fashion Show, the graduation of second batch of Gold Models was also held at Holiday Inn Hotel on the 22nd of February, 2013 which had 10 participating fashion designers and over 20 professional models gracing the runway.
THIRD BATCH OF MODELS had their pre graduation party at Reggie Rockstones Office on 1st November 2013 and graduated on 2nd November, 2013.
- GOLDEN HAIR & FASHION SHOW RELOADED
GMA hosted the second edition of Golden Hair & Fashion Show, dubbed, Golden Hair & Fashion Show Reloaded which was aimed towards bringing Avant-garde Fashion Designers, Fashion Hairstylists, Top Make Up Artists and Professional Fashion Photographers in Ghana and beyond all together on one runway and also to mark the successful completion of the certificate in modeling program by the fourth (4) batch of models graduating from Gold Model Agency & School. The celebration of our anniversary also comprise event objective. This event took place at Ridge Arena, inside Alisa Hotel, North Ridge on the 10th October, 2015 with over 400guests.
- GOLDEN HAIR & FASHION SHOW 15
After two fantastic seasons of unparalleled success, GMA took a giant leap forward and moved their annual flagship fashion event dubbed Golden Hair & Fashion Show ‘15’ to the World Trade Centre, Accra on October 10,2015. As part of the activities for this event was the graduation of 5th Batch of Gold Models. It was a well-attended event and a world class production from Team Gold as we brought Avant-garde Hairstylists, Emerging and Talented Fashion Designers, Top Models and Media Houses all together on one platform to promote and advance the cause of Ghanaian Fashion to a global audience.
6th BATCH OF GOLD MODELS had the graduation party at 02 Lounge on 6th August, 2016.
- GOLDEN HAIR & FASHION SHOW 17
The award winning event returned on 27TH October, 2017 with the 4th Edition of Golden Hair & Fashion Show. The event was held at National Theatre, Accra with sixteen (16) established and emerging designers, two (2) Avant garde hair brands and amazing music performances. What made the event epic was the graduation of over 30 students of Gold Models from Accra and new branch in Kumasi. The Night witnessed an audience of 400 people, top media houses, bloggers and outstanding photographers.