MAGIC Seminar Series - FEBRUARY 2015 HIGHLIGHTS #3

MAGIC Seminar Series - FEBRUARY 2015 HIGHLIGHTS #3

Wednesday, February 11 2015

Home of the industry’s largest complimentary seminar series, MAGIC’s hallmark educational program presents 50+ sessions led by 70+ executive-level speakers.

With topics including trend forecasting, new technology, financial insights, ecommerce solutions and the latest in merchandising, marketing, sourcing, selling and more, interactive talks and panels further business, foster growth and support success.

Check out days and times for this month's highlighted panels below.


TUESDAY FEBRUARY 17, 2015

12:30 PM- 1:30 PM | HIGH-TECH FASHION: "FASHION" FOR THE FUTURE
From performance-wear to footwear and even on the runway, new technology is booming in the world of fashion. New sustainable and technical fabrics and processes are taking designers, sourcing directors, and branding into a new era. From garments made from recycled materials and eco-friendly fibers, to integrating new technology into your brand, you cannot miss this amazing discussion about the future of our world.

MODERATOR:
Katherine Stein, Director of Int'l Business Development- Softlines, SGS NORTH AMERICA, INC.  

SPEAKERS:
Anthony Anzovino, V.P. Global Sourcing, HAGGAR CLOTHING CO.
Claire Ortiz, CEO, ORTIZ INDUSTRY INC.
Ken Barker, Chief Strategic Advisor, CRAiLAR

LAS VEGAS CONVENTION CENTER, SOUTH HALL, LEVEL 2, ROOM S229

 

WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 18, 2015

 

12:30 AM- 1:30 PM | FASHION TALES: CREATING A COMPELLING PRODUCT AND TAKING IT TO MARKET
It's always amazing to hear the stories of how brands, retailers, and new innovative players in the fashion space got their start. How do you begin to create a brand, craft a new concept, and take it into a vast marketplace? Join our speakers as they share their tales of creativity, strategy, and motivation.

MODERATOR:
Barbara Ende, President, SYCAMORE MARKETING GROUP INC.

SPEAKERS:
Sherry West, Founder, DAISY & BLU
Francesca Helina, CEO and Founder, LIVETHELOOK.COM
Blaine Vossler, Co-Founder, THE LOCAL BRANCH

Jay Hallstein, Co-Founder, BRASS CLOTHING

LAS VEGAS CONVENTION CENTER, SOUTH HALL, LEVEL 2, ROOM S229

 

1:30 AM- 2:30 M | KEYNOTE: RETAILING 2030: FROM ROBOTS RUNNING THE STORE TO INNOVATIVE BUYING TOOLS

Anyone who wants to know what the future of retail will look like must attend this amazing session.  From an actual denim specialty retailer being run by computers and robots to a discussion of the latest and futuristic innovations for buying fashion and managing inventory, this is where all retail from “brick-and-mortar” to pop-ups to Omni-Channel will be heading.  We are excited to introduce you to Nadia Shouraboura, CEO of HOINTER, and a leading mover-and-shaker for the future of retail.

MODERATOR:
Barbara Ende, President, SYCAMORE MARKETING GROUP INC.

KEYNOTE PRESENTER:
Nadia Shouraboura, CEO, HOINTER

LAS VEGAS CONVENTION CENTER, SOUTH HALL, LEVEL 2, ROOM S229


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