THE SOURCE Community Lounge

THE SOURCE Community Lounge

Friday, January 16 2015

Learn, network, and hang out in this season’s Sourcing Community Lounge. Industry insiders will be hosting can’t-miss seminars, Hollywood’s hottest stylists will be stopping by to assess your product lines, and much more.


MONDAY, FEBRUARY 16

1:30-2:30 PM | LAS VEGAS CONVENTION CENTER, SOURCING COMMUNITY LOUNGE , BOOTH 90451

LUMBERSEXUALS, KETCHUP AND HEDGEHOGS: HOW TO USE SOCIAL MEDIA TO FORECAST FASHION TRENDS    

Social media, websites, mobile apps, and visual sites like Pinterest make trend discovery possibilities endless for fashion designers today. Learn from the experts on how you can use social and digital platforms to find trends that will impact product design, development, and manufacturing. Woodbury University Professor and MAGIC Trend Forecaster, Wendy Bendoni, and Editorial Director at WHY THIS WAY, Rebecca Weitman, discuss how brands can leverage social media to forecast fashion trends.               

 

3:00-4:00 PM | LAS VEGAS CONVENTION CENTER, SOURCING COMMUNITY LOUNGE, BOOTH 90451

MASTER CLASS: HOW TO DEVELOP CONTENT, COMMUNITY, AND COMMERCE WITH INSTAGRAM

Soldsie's Ankush Jindal is here to teach you how to use Instagram to develop brand awareness, build an audience organically, and monetize the products your customers are seeing on followed feeds. WHY THIS WAY's Rebecca Weitman will moderate.  

 

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 17

9:00-11:00 AM | LAS VEGAS CONVENTION CENTER, SOURCING COMMUNITY LOUNGE, BOOTH 90451

SOURCING STYLE: WOULD YOUR LINE MAKE IT IN HOLLYWOOD?

Hollywood’s top stylists and designers give brands, retailers, and designers advice on their lines. Come network and receive expert advice on price-points, fit, style, design, colorways, and much more! Speakers include Daniel Musto, Stylist for NBC's ""Fashion Star and Fashion Correspondent for "The Insider," and Joe Kucharski, Costume Designer, Editor of Tyranny of Style, and Assistant Professor of Theatre at Baylor University.            

 

3:00-4:00 PM | LAS VEGAS CONVENTION CENTER, SOURCING COMMUNITY LOUNGE, BOOTH 90451

THE STATE OF MOBILE, VISUAL WEB, AND FASHION BUSINESS

Thought leaders at the hottest mobile apps and social networks sound off on the rise of the “visual web.” Panelists will learn what they need to know about mobile, photo, and social video in order to build brand awareness and engagement, as well as drive sales. This panel will cover key trends in consumer behavior, commerce, and brand technology. Speakers include Ara Katz, Co-Founder and CMO of Spring; Mark Evans, Managing Partner of Brand Garage; and Cristina Quitania, Founder of Refashion.Co.           

 

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 18

9:00-9:40 AM | LAS VEGAS CONVENTION CENTER, SOURCING COMMUNITY LOUNGE, BOOTH 90451

HOW TO MAKE VIDEO WORK FOR YOU

Join Jodi Harouche, President and Director at Multimedia Plus, as she discusses how to use video to engage your customers and associates with maximum impact on your business in-store and online. Learn how video can be used to build great sales associates, educate customers, and drive sales across all channels. WHY THIS WAY's Rebecca Weitman will moderate.

               

2:00-3:00 PM | LAS VEGAS CONVENTION CENTER, SOURCING COMMUNITY LOUNGE, BOOTH 90451

SOURCING HOLLYWOOD: HOW COSTUME DESIGNERS MAKE TV & FILM COME TO LIFE

The hottest costume designers for TV and film make characters come to life. Learn from some of the best in the business as they explain their design processes, as well as how costume design has influenced designer collections and consumer demand for fashion. Costume designers include Mandi Line of ABC’s "Pretty Little Liars," Lyn Paolo of ABC’s "Scandal", and Daniel Musto, Stylist for NBC's "Fashion Star" and Fashion Correspondent for "The Insider."