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IADT Chicago | Check out the FashionTech Summit June 27-29

June 25, 2013 IADT General, IADT Chicago 0 Comments

Chicago Techweek 2013For the first time, Techweek will host a summit dedicated to fashion. Will you be there?

The Details

The FashionTech Summit will focus on the emergence of brickless innovation in the online fashion and retail ecosystem. Industry leaders and other professionals will discuss the recent intersection of fashion and technology. Many believe the intersection has resulted in a significant disruptive force in an age old industry, especially as eCommerce stores continue to boom.

At the event, you can:

  • Hear from inspiring leaders who are reshaping the fashion industry

    Adam Goldenberg (CEO, JustFab), Shauna Mei (Founder and CEO, AHALife), Liz Kammel (Co-founder, ZipFit), Raaja Nemani (Co-founder and CEO, Bucketfeet), Cecelia Myers (Co-founder and COO, Cakestyle) and Liz Salcedo (CEO, Everpurse) will all be present to discuss their work, the present state of the industry and where they think fashion is headed next. Companies such as No More Rack and Rent the Runway will also be in attendance.

  • Attend sessions to enhance your skillset

    Sessions include “Democratizing Luxury: The AHALife Perspective,” “Next Fashion Epicenter: Chicago’s hub of fashion-tech startups” and “Merchandising in Real-Time: Keeping up with dynamic consumer behavior.”

  • Get involved with engaging events

    In addition to lectures and sessions, the FashionTech Summit will also be hosting a Fashion Show. The show will showcase the leading online brands. Spa spaces will also be available to attendees during the summit. On June 29, the Summit will close with a Cheeky Party from 6 to 8 pm.

Learn more about the event today. Talk to your IADT adviser about the benefits of attending the FashionTech Summit – and how you can make it happen.

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