Thursday, January 21, 2016
3.00 pm - Doors open
Coffee + intro videos
4.00 - 4.20 pm - Keynote
Bisila Bokoko is founder and CEO of Bisila Bokoko Embassy International (BBES), the passport to international markets for clients spanning the fields of gastronomy, fashion, beauty and lifestyle, as well as arts and culture.
4.20 - 5.10 pm - Panel 1
Terena Bell is CEO of TVRunway, an API that enables people to buy the clothes from tv shows with a single click while watching online.
Fiona Pietruski is CMO of Shopography, a social shopping network powered by artificial intelligence.
Corey Huggins is founder and CEO of love, Aunt Bonnie, the first global luxury 'beauty media' platform connecting Brands with the Multicultural audience.
Peg Samuel is Adjunct Professor at NYU School of Professional Studies and founder of Social Diva Media.
5.10 - 6.00 pm - Panel 2
Monica Phromsavanh is founder and CEO of ModaBox, a data driven online personal styling service that brings the latest fashions to your doorstep.
Rachel Cohen is co-founder of SNOWE, a new destination that simplifies the experience of shopping for the home by providing luxury-quality products at attainable prices along with guiding content.
Emelyn Northway is the co-founder of Of Mercer, a contemporary women’s workwear brand that makes stylish, desk-to-dinner clothes for professional women.
Sara Weinreb is the founder of IMBY, curating American-made everyday essentials that are anything but basic.
Greg Spielberg is managing director of the international creative retail community We Are Pop Up and founder of Imagination in Space pop up consultancy.
6.00 - 6.20 pm - Networking break
Drinks + networking
6.20 - 7.10 pm - Panel 3
Kathryn Fink is Community Outreach Manager at Etsy, a peer-to-peer e-commerce website focused on handmade or vintage items.
Coco Obayda is co-Founder and COO at Brick & Portal, a global e-commerce aggregator of apparel, accessories and beauty products
Brian Pastor is founder of Kavador, a branded marketplace for independent jewelers.
Nevena Rousseva is the Editor of Style and the Start-Up, a blog focused on blending fashion, sustainability, and start-ups.
7.10 - 8.00 pm - Panel 4
Omnichannel marketing strategies
Manuel Guardiola is the cofounder of ManuelRacim, an omnichannel brand for French-made custom shirts.
Liad Agmon is CEO of Dynamic Yield, a unified customer engagement platform.
Shivika Sinha is an E-commerce Marketing Manager at Intermix, a multi-brand fashion retailer with an assortment focusing on the most exciting fashion trends and the finest mix of emerging and established designers.
Carolyn Rush is Head of Strategy and Business Development at Worn, an NYC agency which provides creative services to women-owned companies.
8.00 - 9.00 pm - Networking continues
Drinks + networking