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The Age of Collaboration - A Retail Symposium

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Columbia College Chicago - RM 260 - 8th Floor

1104 S. Wabash

Chicago, IL 60605

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Learn to thrive and stay relevant in retail. Speakers and panelists will share how to use collaboration to engage today's consumers.

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The Fashion Group International of Chicago presents The Age of Collaboration - A Retail Symposium. Speakers will share how the industry is interacting in unique, unexpected and surprising ways to master the modern retail experience. To thrive and stay relevant in retail, we must evolve in the social and mobile fields, and use data trends to engage in consumer’s lives, both online and offline. If you are a professional in retail, design, product development, marketing, public relations, advertising, or journalism in the fashion, beauty or home interiors join us!

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8:30am - Check-in (Light Breakfast & Coffee provided)

9:00am - Keynote Speaker - Gwen Morrison, CEO, The Store,

The Americas & Australasia, WPP’s Global Retail Practice

10:00am - Panel Discussion

Liz Kammel Tilatti, CEO, ZipFit Denim

Erin Falbo, Marketing & Business Development Manager, Yorktown Center

Carson Smith, Photo Art Director, Schawk!

Melanie Bolin, Co-Founder, Mer Sea & Co.

• Moderator - Susanna Homan, Editor-in-Chief and Publisher of Chicago Magazine

11:00am - Break

11:15am - Closing Keynote Speaker - Brian Feit, Owner, BMF Media Group

12:15am - Lunch & Connect (Optional Box Lunch Ticket $12)

Coffee, tea, water, pastries and fruit will be provided at arrival and during breaks. Stay for lunch and connect with others in the industry and meet our speakers. You may purchase an optional box lunch ticket add-on for $12 provided by Potbelly Sandwich Shop.

Sponsor - 24 Seven

For nearly 20 years, 24 Seven has built a reputation as the preeminent recruitment firm in the Fashion and Luxury sectors. In this era of growing complexity and accelerated change, innovative brands continue to rely on 24 Seven to identify, recruit and secure game changing talent.

https://www.24seventalent.com/

Fashion Group International

The Fashion Group International is a global, non-profit, professional organization with 5000 members in the fashion industry including apparel, accessories, beauty and home. The FGI mission is to be the pre-eminent authority on the business of fashion and design and to help its members become more effective in their careers. To do this, FGI provides insights on major trends in person, online and in print; access to business professionals and a gateway to the influence fashion plays in the marketplace.

Learn more about FGI at: http://chicago.fgi.org/

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Chicago, IL 60605

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