TAKE NOTE WITH THE FW17 SEMINARS AT MANDALAY BAY

TAKE NOTE WITH THE FW17 SEMINARS AT MANDALAY BAY

Thursday, February 09 2017

Better yourself with our comprehensive guide to these educational seminars taking place at THE BUYERS SUITE, in THE COLLECTIVE this season.

Looking for more? Explore the full listing of events on our website here!


Tuesday, February 21st | 9:00 AM -10:00 AM

In this highly competitive, rapidly changing retail climate, your store has to stand out from the crowd. Join retail expert Dan Jablons in The Buyers Suite at THE COLLECTIVE as he explains how to incorporate technology into your business, have the right product at the right time, and inspire your salespeople to distinguish yourself from the competition and experience long-term success.

Moderated by Dan Jablons, Management One


Tuesday, February 21st | 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM 

A gathering of some technological titans to discuss the impact of technology on design, production and curation. Moderated by Luis Fernandez, featuring speakers from Fashion for Globe, First Insight and Software Automation.


Tuesday, February 21st | 2:30 PM – 3:30PM

An insightful discussion with top executives from major fashion brands that have experienced growth and success worldwide through brand extensions that will also provide an overview of licensing, the benefits of broadening your brand, and how to determine if your brand is ready. Featuring Doug Wood, CEO, Tommy Bahama and Stanley Silverstein, President, Perry Ellis.

Moderator: Tony Lisanti, Global Editorial Director, License Global, UBM Licensing Group


Tuesday, February 21st | 4:30-5:30 PM 

A panel of retail leaders from the worlds of fashion, technology, and publishing will discuss the latest trends that are affecting our world. Presented by P1V0T and Li & Fung Global Retail & Technology


Wednesday, February 22nd | 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

How you treat your customers is essential to the success of your store, but do you really know how to provide red carpet customer service? Renowned expert Mercedes Gonzales, Director, Global Purchasing Companies, will tell us her tips for dealing with all types of customers, including a rude customer, a mature customer and even a snob. From making your customers feel comfortable shopping in store to ultimately achieving the sale, learn how to take your customer service—and business to the next level.


Wednesday, February 22nd | 12:00pm – 1:00pm 

Join us for a conversation on Consumer Experience and Activation: The Impact of Technology, How To Interact and Craft Experiences for the Consumer. Participating brands include YotpoAvery DennisonNet SuiteSupa and Oak Labs.


Wednesday, February 22nd | 1:30 PM-2:30 PM  

An in-depth look at some of the current fashion trends and hot licensed properties in entertainment, gaming, and other categories that will hit the marketplace in 2017 and beyond. Featuring Julie McKenzie, SVP, Softlines, Nickelodeon Consumer Products, Sean Gailey, Co-Founder/CEO, Jinx, and Steven Heller, CEO, The Brand Liaison.

Moderator: Tony Lisanti, Global Editorial Director, License Global, UBM Licensing Group.


Wednesday, February 22nd | 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

With a smartphone or tablet you've got an incredibly powerful communication device and online marketing tool in your pocket! There are hundreds of free and (or very inexpensive) apps at your disposal that can drive sales, improve communication with your customers, and market your business. Join Ron Cates, digital marketing icon and renowned app expert, as he presents his must-have apps and how to use them to magnify results. Note: This session is designed for EVERYONE. "Beginners" will not feel lost, but "power-users" will still learn something new.


Looking for more? Explore the full listing of events on our website here!