May 6-8, 2009
Palm Beach, FL
FOR FOOTWEAR INDUSTRY EXECUTIVES
Join the FN editors for three days of intense retail, brand and marketplace evaluation. FN’s editors bring together a mix of speakers who offer the broadest possible perspective on the issues most pressing to the industry.
SPEAKERS TO DATE
Dan Bazinet, Chief Executive Officer
Steven Birkhold, Chief Executive Officer
Robert Campbell, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman
BBC International Ltd.
James C. Estepa, President and Chief Executive Officer
Isack Fadlon, Owner
Deborah L. Ferree, Vice Chairman
Patricia Field, Adademy Award-Nominated, Emmy-Winning Fashion Conceptualizer
Ronald A. Fromm, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Brown Shoe Company Inc.
Jim Gabel, President
Reebok North America
Rick Graham, Senior Vice President
Ron Halls, President and Chief Executive Officer, International
Foot Locker Inc.
Tony Hsieh, Chief Executive Officer
James E. Issler, President and Chief Executive Officer
H.H. Brown Shoe Co. Inc.
Marcia Kilgore, Founder and Creative Director
Nicholas Kirkwood, Founder and Designer
Elyse Kroll, Founder and Director
Blake W. Krueger, President and Chief Executive Officer
Wolverine World Wide Inc.
Angel Martinez, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Deckers Outdoor Corp.
Joseph C. Moore, President and Chief Executive Officer
Fashion Footwear Association of New York Inc. (FFANY)
Patty Nasey, Executive Director, Marketing
Mary Norton, Designer and President
Mary Norton Inc.
Joe Ouaknine, Chief Executive Officer
Titan Industries Inc.
Gina Sanders, Vice President and Publisher
Joshua Schulman, Chief Executive Officer
Daniel L. Schwartz, Chief Executive Officer
Schwartz & Benjamin Inc.
LuAnn Via, President and Chief Executive Officer
Payless ShoeSource Inc.
BRANDS AND RETAILERS with titles similar to President, Vice President, Director, Brand and Product Development Executives
The audience consists of the most influential and up-and-coming companies shaping our global footwear industry – from mass to prestige, domestic to international, brands to retailers.
For more information on attending this event, contact Jennifer Macaluso at 212.630.4947 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
FOOTWEAR SUMMIT SPONSOR PARTNERS INCLUDE:
Companies and categories of business that work with the footwear industry (ie. consultants, packaging companies, brand agencies, suppliers, service providers, etc.) are invited to participate as Sponsors of the Summit.
For more information on becoming a sponsor, contact Joy Murphy at 212.630.4655 or email@example.com.
The Fashion Footwear Association of New York has been bringing footwear manufacturers and retailers, the industry players, together for thirty years. We are a not-for-profit trade association representing footwear manufacturers from around the world and are prominent members of the New York fashion community.
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