Thursday, January 16, 2014
Customer relations strategies for omnichannel retail
3.00 pm – Doors open
Coffee + intro videos
4.00 – 4.40 pm – Panel 1
Made in NYC
Loni Edwards is the Founder and CEO of Stitch Collective Inc, an interactive fashion line that showcases and supports designers.
Julia Kastner is the founder of Eva & Paul, a fashion startup redefining women’s premium denim using organic & fair trade materials, sewn in the USA.
Gaia DiLoreto is the founder of By Brooklyn, the only store dedicated to the sale of fine goods made across the great Borough of Brooklyn.
4.40 – 4.50 pm – Keynote
Bayard Winthrop, American Giant
Bayard Winthrop is the founder and CEO of American Giant, a 100% American-made apparel company that is rethinking the supply chain to offer the best quality products on the market, at great value.
4.50 – 5.30 pm – Panel 2
Mona Bijoor is the founder and CEO of JOOR, the leading global wholesale marketplace connecting brands and retailers.
Jill Sherman is the co-founder and CEO of Modalyst, a curated, online b2b marketplace connecting accessories designers and independent boutiques.
Olga Vidisheva is the founder and CEO of Shoptiques, a marketplace for curated boutiques around the world.
Chantel Waterbury is the founder and CEO of Chloe + Isabel, a fashion jewelry lifestyle brand devoted to empowering the next generation of entrepreneurs.
Liza Kindred is the founder and CEO of Third Wave Fashion, the top fashion tech company in New York City.
5.30 – 6.00 pm – Networking break
Drinks + networking
6.00 – 6.40 pm – Keynote
Dax Dasilva, LightSpeed Retail
Dax Dasilva is the founder and CEO of Lightspeed, a fully integrated, inventory-centric retail system that moves seamlessly from the front counter, to online, to wherever customers are.
6.40 – 7.10 pm – Panel 3
Brian Berger is the founder and CEO of Mack Weldon, a new menswear brand focused on Premium Basics, performance-based fabrics and superior functionality.
Joe Oh is a co-founder of BlipShift, a limited-edition crowd-sourced apparel company that sells t-shirts to car guys.
Danny Maloney is co-founder and CEO of Tailwind, a Pinterest marketing and analytics platform used by over 4,000 leadings of brands and agencies.
Wendell Lansford is the co-founder and CEO of Offerpop, a social marketing platform.
7.10 – 7.20 pm – Keynote
Chris Bennett, Soldsie
Chris Bennett is co-founder and CEO of Soldsie, a San Francisco-based social commerce company changing the way transactions are done on the web.
7.20 – 8.00 pm – Panel 4
Ethan Song is CEO and Creative Director of Frank & Oak, a Montreal-based creative workshop that designs, manufactures, and curates a monthly collection of fine clothing and accessories.
Nadine McCarthy is the founder and CEO of Stone & Strand, an exclusive luxury fine jewelry destination showcasing the world’s very best fine jewelry designers.
Maxine Bédat is the co-founder of Zady.com, a shopping platform and lifestyle destination for the next generation of consumers who care about the origins of the items they purchase.
Heather Marie is the founder and CEO of 72Lux, Inc., a software technology company enabling a shoppable layer across digital content.
8.00 – 10.00 pm – Networking continues
Drinks + networking