Just as brands and retailers adjust to a mobile-first market, the digital landscape is shifting yet again, spurred by the fast pace of technology. The future is less about screens and more about immersive experiences. What are the immediate implications for brands, for retailers? Join WWD on September 19 and 20 for exclusive intelligence and exceptional insight to help you navigate stay ahead of the change.  A roster of influential speakers across fashion, beauty and footwear will join thought leaders in technology, consumer intelligence and business strategy to address such critical issues as:    

Beyond Mobile:  Preparing for retail in the mixed reality era of total immersion and invisibility. Powered by J Walter Thompson Intelligence

Conversational Commerce:  Unlocking the potential of chat, messaging and voice technology to engage fashion and beauty consumers

Experience Revolution:  Unleashing the power of VR and AR to give your consumers immersive brand experiences

Gen Z Readiness:   Leveraging original data on attitudes and behaviors of these new consumers to inform your next-gen marketing strategies. Powered by Chegg     

China’s Promise:  Getting exclusive market intelligence on how to create and build China-focused initiatives that can work – and win. Powered by Bomoda

Power Points:  Understanding the changing nature of influence in driving purchases across multiple platforms

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What we're talking about

  • Beyond Mobile
  • Conversational Commerce
  • Experience Revolution
  • Gen Z Readiness
  • China’s Promise
  • Power Points
  • Virtual Reality
  • Augmented Reality
  • Leveraging Data
  • Next-Gen Marketing Strategies

Who Is Speaking?

  • Patrick AnglinAlixPartners, LLP
  • Brian BergerMack Weldon
  • Julie BornsteinStitch Fix
  • Brian BuchwaldBomoda
  • Amy ErrettMadison Reed
  • Katie FinneganStore No 8
  • Lucie GreeneJ. Walter Thompson
  • Cheryl KaplanM . GEMI
  • Don KingsboroughWestfield Retail Solutions
  • Caroline KlattHEADLINER LABS
  • Tricia NicholsEsteé Lauder
  • Diana OrdonezCanfield Beauty
  • Mike RobinsonMacy's Inc.
  • Raashi RosenbergerPinterest
  • Mitch SpolanChegg
  • Venus WilliamsEleVen By Venus Williams
  • Pini YakuelOptimove

Past Attendees

Past Editorial Coverage

  • WWD Digital Forum: Tackling the Technical Future

    Speakers include tennis pro Venus Williams, Store No. 8’s Katie Finnegan, Pinterest’s Raashi Rosenberger and Mack Weldon’s Brian Berger.


Event Sponsors

Sponsorship opportunities provide direct access to the most influential executives in the industry through high-profile brand visibility and interaction, plus targeted networking. Sponsorship opportunities are limited and can be highly customized to meet your marketing objectives.

For more information on sponsoring, please contact Alexis Coyle at 646.356.4719 or acoyle@wwd.com

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