2018 Footwear Summit

The Footwear Industry’s Business Summit on Thursday, May 3, 2018.

 

View Attendee List Here.

 

Thank you for joining us for our special networking event,
FN Nightcap, Wednesday, May 2, 2018 hosted by Footwear New

VIEW AGENDA (PDF) for the May 3rd Summit.

 

REGISTER HERE for the Important May 4th Shoe Lobby Day.

Please join 200 footwear executives at this one day summit on May 3rd in Washington, DC as we explore shifting consumer behaviors and the ongoing retail revolution impacting our industry. Leaders will share insights on how to succeed in an age of consumer chaos—including the use of new technologies and innovations, effectively connecting with shoppers, up-to-the-minute retail data, and emerging fashion trends. The event is also designed with ample networking time.

Last year’s attendees included CEOs and executives from Wolverine Worldwide, H.H. Brown, Steve Madden, Caleres, Deer Stags Concepts, Shoe Carnival, Rack Room Shoes, Zappos, Target, BBC International, Under Armour, Birkenstock, Columbia Sportswear, Clarks, NIKE, K-Swiss, Fila, Jimlar, Payless, Michael Kors, and more.

Confirmed Speakers

Michael Atmore
Editorial Director
Footwear News

Michael Atmore
Editorial Director
Footwear News

Jim VandeHei
Co-Founder
Axios

Jim VandeHei
Co-Founder
Axios

Terry Clements
Senior Vice President and CIO
Shoe Carnival

Terry Clements
Senior Vice President and CIO
Shoe Carnival

Jeff-Hunt

Jeff Hunt
Founder & CEO
Snap36

Dick Johnson
Chairman, CEO & President
Foot Locker, Inc.

Dick Johnson
Chairman, CEO & President
Foot Locker, Inc.

Mike Allen
Co-Founder
Axios

Mike Allen
Co-Founder
Axios

Sara Irvani
CEO
Okabashi Brands

Sara Irvani
CEO
Okabashi Brands

Bob-Mullaney

Bob Mullaney
President & Chief Executive Officer
RG Barry Corporation

Matt Powell
Vice President, Senior Sports Industry Advisor
The NPD Group

Matt Powell
Vice President, Senior Sports
Industry Advisor, The NPD Group

Chris Hillyer

Chris Hillyer
Director of Innovation
Deckers Brands

Matthew Rhodus
Director and Industry Principal, Apparel and Footwear
Oracle-NetSuite

Matthew Rhodus
Director & Industry Principal of Apparel & Footwear, Oracle NetSuite

Safir Bellali
Sr. Director, Advanced Digital Creation
VF Global Innovation Center

Safir Bellali
Sr. Director, Advanced Digital Creation
VF Global Innovation Center

Carol Spieckerman
President
Spieckerman Retail

Carol Spieckerman
President
Spieckerman Retail

Tiffany Beers
Footwear Design Innovator & Disruptor
Nike

Tiffany Beers
Footwear Design Innovator & Disruptor
Formerly Nike and Tesla

John Puterbaugh
Managing Director, Mobile & Digital
BlueSoHo

John Puterbaugh
Managing Director, Mobile & Digital
BlueSoHo

D’Wayne Edwards
Founder
PENSOLE Academy

D’Wayne Edwards
Founder
PENSOLE Academy

“This footwear summit is a great way to stay up-to-date on footwear retail trends and innovations that can enhance our operations. It also gives us an up-to-the-minute report on what is happening in Washington so we can prepare for any trade or tax issues that will impact our business.”

—Cliff Sifford, CEO, Shoe Carnival

Register today to reserve your spot! Seating is limited.

Thanks to our sponsors!

Please contact apolk@fdra.org if you are interested in sponsoring this event.