NYC Event for Designers, Retails, and Marketers: Social Retail Summit

The 4th Social Retail Summit is coming up this week, on (Thursday) January 17th from 3-9pm.  Events like these are a great way to get insights into the workings of some of the leading businesses in retail; their successes, their flops, where they’ve been and where they hope to go.

It’s a great event for designers, retailers, and marketers alike. For this session in particular, the topics will range from “Engaging the Customer” to “Merging Fashion and Media”, “Building Brand Value” and “Co-Creation”.

You can expect an exciting forum of panelists:

Claire Mazur, co-founder of Of a Kind, a website that brings together retail and editorial content to promote and support fashion designers on the rise.

Chelsea Sun, the Director of Operations at, an online destination for discovering and exploring local boutiques across the country.

Jen Rubio, Head of Social Media at Warby Parker, an online eyewear company that offers boutique-quality, classically crafted eyewear at a revolutionary price point.

John Jannuzzi, Digital Editor at Conde Nast’s, including the recently launched Lucky Community, a section of user-generated content.

Rachel Brooks, the founder of Citizen Made, an e-commerce platform enabling manufacturers to sell custom products under a mass customization model.

Nicole Delma, a recognized expert in the email marketing space, with over 10 years of experience leading the email and data programs for companies including J.Crew, Conde Nast Publications, Getty Imagesand RCRDLBL.

Check out our recap from the 2nd Summit to get insight into some highlights and topics covered. With a growing need for designers to embrace direct to consumer sales, there is a lot to be learned from events like these.

As a StartUp FASHION reader, you can take advantage of a 30% discount off the ticket price by clicking here.

Will we see you there?