November 9-10, 2009
St. Regis Hotel
New York City
FOR APPAREL AND RETAIL INDUSTRY EXECUTIVES
The 13th annual WWD Apparel CEO Summit will feature an expanded two-day editorial program, consisting of keynote presentations, panel discussions, interactive working sessions and a Retail Insights Town Hall, all specifically designed to stimulate networking and cooperative conversation around the business issues that are of highest priority and greatest challenge to our global industry.
200+ CEOs and Presidents from across the global apparel and retail industries will be in attendance.
SPEAKERS TO DATE INCLUDE:
Madonna Badger, Founder
Badger & Partners
Bonnie Brooks, CEO and President
The Bay, Hudson’s Bay Company
Wesley Card, President and CEO
Jones Apparel Group Inc.
Emanuel Chirico, Chairman and CEO
Phillips-Van Heusen Corp.
Christine Day, CEO
lululemon athletica inc.
Lee Eisenberg, Author
John E. Fleming, Executive VP and Chief Merchandising Officer
Ronald L. Frasch, President and Chief Merchandising Officer
Jeff Gennette, Chief Merchandising Officer
James E. Glassman, Managing Director and Senior Economist
J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.
Marc Gobé, Author
Julie Greiner, Chief Merchandise Planning Officer
Marc Jacobs, Designer, Marc Jacobs International, and
Artistic Director, Louis Vuitton
Donna Karan, Chief Designer
Donna Karan New York
Karen Katz, President and CEO
Neiman Marcus Stores
Mathew Katz, Managing Director
Susan Lyne, Chief Executive Officer
Stella McCartney, Creative Director
Stella McCartney Ltd.
Betsy McLaughlin, Chief Executive Officer
Hot Topic Inc.
Michael McNamara, VP, Spending Pulse
Mindy C. Meads, President and Chief Merchandising Officer
Erik R. Oken, Managing Director and Co-Head of Retail Industries
JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Kevin A. Plank, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Under Armour Inc.
Bruce Rockowitz, President
Li & Fung Ltd.
Sir Martin Sorrell, Chief Executive Officer
WPP Group plc
Martha K. Stewart, Founder
Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia
Gail Strickler, Assistant U.S. Representative
Textiles United States Trade Representative
Howard Tubin, Analyst
RBC Capital Markets
Eric Wiseman, Chairman, President and CEO
Fashion / Apparel BRANDS AND RETAILERS. Attendees are pre-qualified to ensure that they are the top-level executive and decision-maker, holding CEO and/or President titles.
The Summit audience consists of the most influential and up-and-coming companies shaping our global apparel industry – from mass to luxury, 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.
APPAREL SUMMIT SPONSOR PARTNERS INCLUDE:
Companies and categories of business that work with the apparel industry, providing consultation, service, supply or solution are invited to participate as Sponsors of the Summit — putting your key executives and targeted business message on the inside with this elite target industry audience.
For more information on becoming a sponsor, contact Jessica Introna at 212.630.4803 or email@example.com.