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Keeping pace with today's apparel, beauty, and retail business requires staying ahead of the latest technological trends. The 2012 Winter Session of the WWD Digital Forum addressed every aspect of business in the digital space���from mobile technology to social media marketing strategies to e-commerce opportunities. Hosted by WWD editors, the event featured actionable information, interactive discussions, and opportunities for attendees to network with industry peers, and provided the knowledge and tools required to compete in today's tech-driven marketing landscape.

Topics Included:
• Social Commerce: Monetizing Your Social Community
• Adapting Your Strategy for a Mobile Marketplace
• Leveraging the Unique Strengths of Facebook, Twitter and You Tube
• Global E-Commerce: Expansion Beyond the U.S.
• 2012 Roadmap for Success: Best Practices and Lessons Learned in 2011

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Les Berglass
Chairman and CEO
Kate Spade New York
Kyle Andrew
Senior Vice President, Marketing
Christa Depoe
Global Head, KEEN Online
Lacoste USA
Erik Lautier
Senior Director, E-Commerce & Digital Strategy
Wade Gerten
Chief Executive Officer
Iconix Brand Group
Aleesha Smalls
Senior Director, Interactive
Oscar de la Renta
Alexander Bolen
Chief Executive Officer
Jon Kubo
Chief Product Officer
MasterCard Advisors
Michael McNamara
Global Solutions Leader, MasterCard Spending Pulse
Kenneth Cole Productions
Paul Blum
Chief Executive Officer
Saks Fifth Avenue
Denise Incandela
Chief Marketing Officer & President, Saks Direct
Kate Spade New York
Marissa Kraxberger
Web Art Director
Bluefly Inc.
Melissa Payner
Chief Executive Officer
Julie Carlson
Guess Inc.
Mirna Bard
Director, Social Media
MasterCard Advisors
Andy Mantis
Senior Vice President, Merchant Information Services
SAY Media
Troy Young

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Attendance at the WWD Digital Forum is limited to senior and mid-level executives in the apparel, beauty, and retail industries. Designed to offer a forum for industry leaders to access focused business intelligence on digital and new media strategies, the event also offers an ideal networking opportunity to exchange ideas and establish creative partnerships.

Past attendees include executives from:

  • 7 For All Mankind
  • Abercrombie & Fitch
  • A��ropostale Inc.
  • Ann Taylor Stores Corp.
  • Anthropologie
  • Avon Products Inc.
  • Bergdorf Goodman
  • Bliss
  • Bluefly.com
  • Brooks Brothers
  • Brown Shoe Company
  • bumble and bumble
  • Burberry
  • Chanel
  • Clinique
  • Coach Inc.
  • Cole Haan
  • Coty
  • Diane von Furstenberg
  • Disney Consumer Products
  • Donna Karan International
  • eBay Inc.
  • Est��e Lauder Companies
  • Express
  • Facebook
  • Foursquare
  • Gilt Groupe
  • Giorgio Armani
  • Godiva
  • Google Inc.
  • Gucci
  • ideeli Inc.
  • Jones Apparel Group Inc.
  • Juicy Couture
  • Kenneth Cole Productions Inc.
  • Lacoste
  • Limited Brands
  • Liz Claiborne Inc.
  • Lord & Taylor
  • L'Or��al USA
  • Louis Vuitton North America
  • MAC Cosmetics
  • Macy's Inc.
  • mark.
  • Net-a-Porter Group
  • New York & Company
  • Nike Communications
  • PepsiCo
  • Polo Ralph Lauren Corp.
  • Procter & Gamble
  • PUMA North America
  • Rebecca Minkoff
  • Rue La La
  • Saks Fifth Avenue
  • Swarovski North America, CGB
  • The Wet Seal Inc.
  • Tory Burch
  • Tourneau
  • Valentino
  • VF Corp.

For more information on attending, please contact Marne Friedman at 212.630.4379 or marne_friedman@condenast.com.

Sponsorship opportunities at the WWD Digital Forum provide direct access to influential executives steering digital strategies at notable retail, apparel, and beauty companies. Sponsors benefit from high-profile brand visibility and interaction as well as targeted networking with current and prospective clients. Limited sponsorship opportunities are available and are highly customizable to meet your marketing objectives.

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

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Since 1994, Fairchild Summits—a division of the Fairchild Fashion Media—has brought together senior-level executives in the global fashion, retail and beauty industries to learn from and interact with thought leaders from a wide variety of disciplines. Providing rich content designed by Fairchild editors, the summits focus on topics intended to strengthen the way today���s decision-makers run their businesses. In convening all segments of each industry—from resources to services to manufacturing to retail—Fairchild Summits provide both attendees and sponsors with an unparalleled opportunity to network with their peers and potential partners.

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