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Date: September 16-17, 2014

The New York WWD Digital Forum is back, and it's bigger, better, and optimized for 2014 with enhanced networking opportunities, enriched content, and an extended 2-day program. Hosted by WWD editors, this event gathers the most imaginative innovators, strategists, and marketers from the most influential companies in the apparel, footwear, beauty, and retail industries. Join us at this year's Digital Forum to discuss the issues that are impacting the digital landscape.


• Social shopping: Connecting consumers to what they want, need, love
• Personalizing the content and commerce experience
• What it takes to create a lifestyle brand online
• Leveraging consumer trends and behaviors across digital platforms
• Deploying mobile, social, content and disruptive technologies

Ivanka Trump
Johanna Murphy
Chief Marketing Officer
Rent the Runway
Jennifer Fleiss
Co-Founder & Head of Business Development
Andrea Wilson
Vice President, Strategy Director & Luxury Practice Lead
Nicole Miller
Andrea Marron
Associate Vice President, Digital
Abercrombie & Fitch
Billy May
Group Vice President
Verizon Digital Media Services
Anthony Citrano
Vice President, Communications
Alex and Ani
Ryan Bonifacino
Vice President, Digital
RetailMeNot Inc.
Jag Bath
Senior Vice President, Product
Jake McGraw
Director, Technical Operations
Jason Goldberg
Vice President, Commerce Strategy
L'Oréal USA
Jessica Drapiza
Associate Vice President, Digital Innovation
Michael Dubin
Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Deena Varshavskaya
Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Maureen Kelly
Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Blair Ethington
Vice President, Brands & Marketing, Covet Fashion
Kate Spade & Company
Amy McManus
Vice President, E-Commerce, North America
Steve Madden Ltd
Mark Friedman
President, E-Commerce
Hudson's Bay Company
Michael Burgess
President, HBC Digital
Amazon Payments
Annemarie Jung
Director, External Payments, Europe
Note: We are confirming speakers for this event on an ongoing basis. Please check back often for an up-to-date list of speakers.

  • Tuesday, September 16

  • 8:00 — 9:00AM // Arrival & Registration Breakfast

  • 9:00 — 10:40AM // Session I

  • 10:40 — 11:10AM // Networking Break

  • 11:10 — 12:40PM // Session II

  • 12:40 — 2:00PM // Lunch

  • 2:00 — 3:00PM // Session III

  • 3:00 — 3:30PM // Networking Break

  • 3:30 — 4:30PM // Session IV

  • 4:30 — 5:30PM // Wine Reception

  • Wednesday, September 17

  • 8:00 — 9:00AM // Arrival & Breakfast

  • 9:00 — 10:40AM // Session I

  • 10:40 — 11:10AM // Networking Break

  • 11:10 — 12:40PM // Session II

  • 12:40 — 2:00PM // Lunch Program

  • *Subject to change.
    For more information, please contact Kim Mancuso at 212.630.4212 or

Attendance at the WWD Digital Forum: New York 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:

  • Alterna Haircare
  • ANN INC.
  • Anthropologie
  • Avon
  • Barneys New York
  • Bath & Body Works
  • BaubleBar
  • Benefit Cosmetics
  • Calvin Klein Inc.
  • Camuto Group
  • Carolina Herrera
  • Caudalie USA
  • Century 21 Department Stores
  • Clinique
  • Coach Inc.
  • Cole Haan
  • Converse
  • David Yurman
  • Diane Von Furstenberg
  • Fresh
  • Gap
  • H&M
  • Ippolita
  • Joe Fresh
  • Kate Spade New York
  • L'Oréal USA
  • L.L. Bean
  • La Prairie
  • Level Shoe District
  • Levi Strauss & Co.
  • Lilly Pulitzer
  • LVMH Moët Hennessy
  • Macy's Inc.
  • Milly
  • Movado Group Inc.
  • NARS Cosmetics
  • Nicole Miller
  • Nine West
  • Nordstrom
  • Pierre Fabre USA
  • Ralph Lauren
  • Revlon
  • Shiseido Cosmetics America
  • Stella & Dot
  • Sole Society
  • The Estée Lauder Companies Inc.
  • The Jones Group
  • Tibi Llc
  • Tumi
  • Victoria's Secret
  • Vince
  • Wacoal America Inc.


The insights gained at the WWD forum were invaluable. It helped create a total mental shift of how to think about digital marketing and its role in our consumers' lives."
"The strategies shared were enlightening and feasible to implement in an array of strategic plans. There is no question that the facilitation of these strategies will give us a competitive edge in the digital space."
"A tremendously insightful event with a laser focus on digital marketing 2.0."

Sponsorship opportunities at the WWD Digital Forum: New York provide direct access to influential executives steering digital strategies at notable retail, apparel, footwear, 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 Amber Mundinger at 212.630.4824 or

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