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Date: April 18, 2012
Location: Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, Los Angeles

The demands on the denim market are more aggressive than ever before���increased materials costs, a shift towards sustainability, and a detached denim consumer mean that the traditional approach may no longer be effective. How is your business adapting?

The WWD Denim Summit gathers leaders of the industry to address the solutions to the sectors most pressing issues: new fabrics and fibers that reflect consumers' changing tastes, technology that offers solutions for sustainability and transparency, strategies to bring sustainable denim up to par with regular fabrics—and more. At a time when innovation is not just desired but required, join the best minds in the business as they get together to ponder the possibilities.

�� Leadership
�� Product Innovation
�� Sustainability
�� Digital Engagement
�� Emerging Markets
�� And More
American Rag Cie/Industrie Denim/Maison Midi
Mark Werts
Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Golden Win Group Limited
Robin Kosari
Chief Executive Officer
BREAD & BUTTER and 14 oz.
Karl-Heinz Müller
President & Owner
TRC Candiani
Alberto Candiani
Global Manager

G-Star Raw
Shubhankar Ray
Global Brand Director

Emily Current
Stylist & Designer

Meritt Elliott
Stylist & Designer

People StyleWatch
Susan Kaufman
Editor

Bonobos
Andy Dunn
Chief Executive Officer & Founder

Guess Inc.
Mirna Bard
Director, Social Media

7 For All Mankind
Barry Miguel
President

Lipman
David Lipman
Chairman & Chief Creative Officer

Me-Ality by Unique Solutions
Tanya Shaw
President & Chief Executive Officer
24seven Clothes4Souls Me-Ality by Unique Solutions Select NY People StyleWatch

Missed the summit? Click here to watch it on FORA.tv & save 20% with code DENIM2012!

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

  • 8:00 - 9:00 am
  • Registration and Breakfast
  • 9:00 am ��� 10:45 am
  • Session One
  • 10:45am ��� 11:15am
  • Break
  • 11:15am ��� 1:00pm
  • Session Two
  • 1:00 ��� 2:00 pm
  • Lunch
  • 2:00 - 4:00 pm
  • Session Three
  • 4:00pm ��� 6pm
  • After Party

Attendance at the WWD Denim Summit includes CEOs, presidents, and senior retail and denim brand executives who represent all aspects of the denim business—mass to luxury, domestic to international, manufacturing to retail. Created for industry leaders to offer the latest and most strategic business intelligence, the event is an extraordinary networking experience, ideal for the exchange of ideas and establishment of creative partnerships.

Past attendees include executives from:

  • Abercrombie & Fitch
  • Agave Denim
  • American Rag Compagnie
  • Avenue
  • bebe Retail Stores
  • Calvin Klein Jeans
  • Citizens of Humanity
  • Denham the Jeanmaker
  • Diesel
  • Express
  • Gap
  • Goldsign
  • G-Star USA
  • Guess? Inc.
  • HUDSON Jeans
  • J Brand Inc.
  • Levi Strauss & Co.
  • Lord & Taylor
  • Lucky Brand
  • Marith�� + Fran��ois Girbaud
  • Martelli Lavorazioni Tessili SpA
  • Mavi Jeans
  • Olah Inc.
  • Old Navy
  • Pacific Sunwear of California Inc.
  • Ron Herman Inc.
  • Silver Jeans Company
  • Siwy
  • Sly Inc.
  • WESC
  • William Rast
  • Zappos
"The 2011 WWD Denim [Summit] was an exciting collection of the powerhouse people in the denim world. Informative, inspirational, and extremely well organized."
"The entrepreneurialism expressed was infectious."
"The Denim [Summit] was��� about making things better for the industry participants, consumers, and the planet. Thanks to stimulating open debates, exchanges of opinions and perspectives, uncensored presentations, we all learned something on that day."

Sponsorship opportunities at the WWD Denim Summit provide direct access to the most influential executives in the denim industry through high-profile brand visibility and interaction, plus targeted networking. Sponsorship opportunities are limited and can be highly customized to meet your marketing objectives.

For information on sponsoring, please contact Kristin McFadden at 212.630.4425 or Kristin_McFadden@fairchildfashion.com

Missed the summit? Click here to watch it on FORA.tv & save 20% with code DENIM2012!

Fairchild Summits connects the titans of industry at focused gatherings designed to inform and inspire through content curated by Fairchild Fashion Media's renowned editorial team. Attended by senior executives in the global fashion, beauty and retail industries, each event offers unique perspectives from those who are successfully navigating the ever-changing landscape.

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