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Monday, April 2
 

11:00am

Reality Beyond the Runway: An In-Depth Discussion on 2018 Trends, Forecasting, and Contemporary Issues Affecting the Industry
Oftentimes what hits the runway is rarely reality. In this "state of the industry" discussion, an elite panel of industry insiders will go beyond the New York Fashion Week catwalks and dish on the top fashion and beauty trends for 2018. In addition to the trends report, forecasting for the future will be addressed, as well as dialogue on contemporary issues impacting the business (i.e. the plus size movement, fast fashion, ethical fashion, diversity amongst brands, decline of retail, etc.).

Moderators
avatar for Leah Frazier

Leah Frazier

Owner, Think Three Media
Leah Frazier is a leading FashionPreneur™ and was recognized as one of Dallas' most successful women for 2015. In addition to this elite recognition, Leah received the “Rising Star” award for fashion blogging by Fashion Group International of Dallas in 2017, and was also nominated... Read More →
avatar for Jennifer Karsner

Jennifer Karsner

Founder & CEO, LINC
Jenn Karsner is the CEO and Founder of LINC, a platform that provides unrestricted access to expert level education for creatives in the beauty industry through live events, online curriculums, interactive webinars, & a community  Known in the industry as “Jenn... Read More →
avatar for Ken Weber

Ken Weber

Ken Weber owns one of the most prestigious vintage & contemporary fashion resale stores in the country. Ken started his career as a costumer for films, commercials and television. His resume includes working with actors such as Dennis Hopper, Julie Harris, Hal Holbrook, Kathy Bates... Read More →

Speakers
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Ben Newell

VP of Product, RewardStyle
Ben Newell comes to rewardStyle as the VP of Product after 17 years at Sabre, a10,000 person company, where he focused on the proper allocation of a $500million annual investment. At rewardStyle, Ben leads his team in developing theinnovative technology behind the fashion tech co... Read More →
avatar for Jenny Siede

Jenny Siede

Co-Founder, In Style Exchange
Jenny Siede is the co-founder of Dallas-basedapparel development company, In Style Exchange(www.instyleexchange.com IG: @instyleexchange).Jenny holds a Bachelor of Science Degree inComputer Science from Northeastern University,Boston Massachusetts.She knew she wanted to be a maker... Read More →


Monday April 2, 2018 11:00am - 12:00pm
Industrious Dallas 1722 Routh St Suite 900, Dallas, TX 75201
 
Tuesday, April 3
 

1:00pm

Social Good, the New Consumerism
Social Good is taking the fashion retail industry by storm. However, to be truly good these companys are taking ethics and enviromental sustainability to a whole new level. This panel will be primarily geared towards attendees interested in the fashion retail industry as a means to doing social good. From local vendors to global companies. Socially conscious brands and products are becoming more and more popular.

Moderators
avatar for Nick Marino

Nick Marino

TangoTab
The baristas at a local coffee shops call him Mr. Tango, but that's because he is always talking about TangoTab and what the company is up to. Nick is a social entrepreneur, philanthropist, and a lover of life.  People say he is contagiously infected with enthusiasm and passion... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Lucy Dang-Lyon

Lucy Dang-Lyon

Founder, RED iD Agency
Lucy Dang Lyon is the co-owner of Pink Pedi Salon and the unicorn behind Purpose by Pink Pedi who had a vision for a business of care and purpose.  Located in West Dallas, Pink Pedi Salon is the first eco-friendly (LEED certified), non-toxic, fume- and chemical free salon in the... Read More →
avatar for Carter English

Carter English

CMO, Rise Clothing
Carter English has taken an unlikely path to becoming the Chief Marketing Officer at Rise clothing. A native of Dallas, Texas he graduated from Highland Park high school in 2006 and was a member of the state championship team his senior year. He decided to attend Texas Christian University... Read More →
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Nikki Koenig

Founder/President, Cykochik Custom-Handbags.com
Nikki Duong Koenig is the Founder/President of Cykochik (ˈsīkō CHik) Custom Handbags, an internationally awarded, cruelty-free vegan handbag company she founded in 2003 while a student at Southern Methodist University’s Meadows School of the Arts in Dallas, Texas.  Upon graduating... Read More →


Tuesday April 3, 2018 1:00pm - 2:30pm
World Affairs Council Dallas/Fort Worth 325 North St. Paul Street #4200, Dallas, TX 75201

3:30pm

2018 Social Media Trends: A Comprehensive Overview with a Focus on Video Virality
Social media marketing is often a profitable avenue for fashion/creative businesses, channeling widespread exposure, direct to consumer sales, and a highly engaged following. In this session, attendees will learn the top social media trends for 2018 from a social media marketing expert, followed by a panel discussion featuring top YouTube and Video beauty/fashion bloggers on how to achieve video virality, master content creation, and the affordable tools by which to do so. After dismissal, attendees are encouraged to interact with the social media influencers and bloggers at their respective stations, testing out video products and technology to enhance one's social media influence for 2018. During the interactive portion, attendees will enjoy sips, treats, beats, giveaways, and more!

Moderators
avatar for Leah Frazier

Leah Frazier

Owner, Think Three Media
Leah Frazier is a leading FashionPreneur™ and was recognized as one of Dallas' most successful women for 2015. In addition to this elite recognition, Leah received the “Rising Star” award for fashion blogging by Fashion Group International of Dallas in 2017, and was also nominated... Read More →
avatar for Jennifer Karsner

Jennifer Karsner

Founder & CEO, LINC
Jenn Karsner is the CEO and Founder of LINC, a platform that provides unrestricted access to expert level education for creatives in the beauty industry through live events, online curriculums, interactive webinars, & a community  Known in the industry as “Jenn... Read More →
avatar for Ken Weber

Ken Weber

Ken Weber owns one of the most prestigious vintage & contemporary fashion resale stores in the country. Ken started his career as a costumer for films, commercials and television. His resume includes working with actors such as Dennis Hopper, Julie Harris, Hal Holbrook, Kathy Bates... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Christian Craven

Christian Craven

Founder and Editor, Style-Crave.com
Christian Craven is the founder and editor of Style-Crave.com; A fashion and lifestyle blog based in Dallas, TX that features bold outfit posts, skin care reviews, celebrity interviews and covers major events such as New York Fashion Week. Christian has had the exciting opportunity... Read More →
avatar for Cameron Gawley

Cameron Gawley

Co-Founder & CEO, Buzzshift
Cameron Gawley is CEO and Co-founder of BuzzShift, a digital strategy firm for mid-sized and large brands. He’s most comfortable when challenging the status quo. A serial entrepreneur and growth hacker, he started his first company—a managed IT service called Computeks—at age... Read More →
avatar for Sarah Knowlton

Sarah Knowlton

Co-Founder, WE THE BIRDS
Sisters, Sarah + Natalie Knowlton, are the founders of WE THE BIRDS, alifestyle brand and luxury French macaron bakery. The sisters grew up living allover the world, moving over 17 times and living in many countries including:Singapore, Australia, Venezuela, Cambodia, Thailand, France... Read More →
avatar for Natalie Knowlton

Natalie Knowlton

Co-Founder, WE THE BIRDS
Sisters, Sarah + Natalie Knowlton, are the founders of WE THE BIRDS, alifestyle brand and luxury French macaron bakery. The sisters grew up living allover the world, moving over 17 times and living in many countries including:Singapore, Australia, Venezuela, Cambodia, Thailand, France... Read More →
avatar for Dani Rios

Dani Rios

Dani Rios is a beauty and lifestyle content creator that was born in Mexico City, and now resides in Dallas. She creates content for her own blog LittleMixico.com as well as content for other local businesses. She also has a big passion for food and has shown that in her food account... Read More →


Tuesday April 3, 2018 3:30pm - 5:00pm
GoodWork 1808 S Good Latimer Expy, Dallas, TX 75226
 
Wednesday, April 4
 

9:00am

Fashion and the Law: Legal Basics for Your Fashion Business
In this session, attendees will learn the top legal issues facing the fashion and creative industries. From copyrights and trademarks, debt disputes, contracts, and more -- attendees will leave the workshop more informed on the issues and the necessary processes on how to obtain relief.

Moderators
avatar for Leah Frazier

Leah Frazier

Owner, Think Three Media
Leah Frazier is a leading FashionPreneur™ and was recognized as one of Dallas' most successful women for 2015. In addition to this elite recognition, Leah received the “Rising Star” award for fashion blogging by Fashion Group International of Dallas in 2017, and was also nominated... Read More →
avatar for Jennifer Karsner

Jennifer Karsner

Founder & CEO, LINC
Jenn Karsner is the CEO and Founder of LINC, a platform that provides unrestricted access to expert level education for creatives in the beauty industry through live events, online curriculums, interactive webinars, & a community  Known in the industry as “Jenn... Read More →
avatar for Ken Weber

Ken Weber

Ken Weber owns one of the most prestigious vintage & contemporary fashion resale stores in the country. Ken started his career as a costumer for films, commercials and television. His resume includes working with actors such as Dennis Hopper, Julie Harris, Hal Holbrook, Kathy Bates... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Sammetria Goodson

Sammetria Goodson

Attorney, Maddrey PLLC
Sammetria Goodson is a Dallas-based Attorney who represents artists, influencers, designers, artpreneurs, entrepreneurs, organizations, and creative people changing the world. Sammetria graduated from Temple University Beasley School of Law, located in Philadelphia, PA. In law school... Read More →
avatar for Tiffany Johnson

Tiffany Johnson

Attorney, Klemchuk LLP
Tiffany Johnson is an intellectual property attorney at Klemchuk LLP in Dallas,TX, a “startup-friendly” intellectual property, technology, and business law firm. She focuses primarily on patent prosecution and strategic patent portfolio management for small business and large... Read More →


Wednesday April 4, 2018 9:00am - 10:00am
WeWork - Thanksgiving Tower 1601 Elm St, Dallas, TX 75201
 
Thursday, April 5
 

11:00am

The Future of Influencer Marketing: Why Micro-Influencers are Key to Marketing Strategies
This session will explore the growth of influencer marketing and where it is headed in the future. Influencer marketing was at one point in time an optional strategy, where now most businesses view it as essential to marketing success. Attendees will learn from a conversational chat on how or why micro-influencers are important to marketing for businesses, how to work with influencers, the future of this marketing component, and more. This session will reveal the effects of the trend from both the influencer and marketer's perspective, along with an appearance by a local TV celebrity who will shed light on how and why she decided to partner with brands to monetize her influence.

Moderators
avatar for Leah Frazier

Leah Frazier

Owner, Think Three Media
Leah Frazier is a leading FashionPreneur™ and was recognized as one of Dallas' most successful women for 2015. In addition to this elite recognition, Leah received the “Rising Star” award for fashion blogging by Fashion Group International of Dallas in 2017, and was also nominated... Read More →
avatar for Jennifer Karsner

Jennifer Karsner

Founder & CEO, LINC
Jenn Karsner is the CEO and Founder of LINC, a platform that provides unrestricted access to expert level education for creatives in the beauty industry through live events, online curriculums, interactive webinars, & a community  Known in the industry as “Jenn... Read More →
avatar for Ken Weber

Ken Weber

Ken Weber owns one of the most prestigious vintage & contemporary fashion resale stores in the country. Ken started his career as a costumer for films, commercials and television. His resume includes working with actors such as Dennis Hopper, Julie Harris, Hal Holbrook, Kathy Bates... Read More →

Thursday April 5, 2018 11:00am - 12:00pm
WeWork - Thanksgiving Tower 1601 Elm St, Dallas, TX 75201

4:00pm

Tech This Out: The Future of Fashion and Beauty Technology
This session will explore new technological advances in the fashion and beauty industries, as well as the impact that these new technologies will have for the future. The session will be interactive with technology on display for attendees to interact with from both the fashion and beauty sectors.

Moderators
avatar for Leah Frazier

Leah Frazier

Owner, Think Three Media
Leah Frazier is a leading FashionPreneur™ and was recognized as one of Dallas' most successful women for 2015. In addition to this elite recognition, Leah received the “Rising Star” award for fashion blogging by Fashion Group International of Dallas in 2017, and was also nominated... Read More →
avatar for Jennifer Karsner

Jennifer Karsner

Founder & CEO, LINC
Jenn Karsner is the CEO and Founder of LINC, a platform that provides unrestricted access to expert level education for creatives in the beauty industry through live events, online curriculums, interactive webinars, & a community  Known in the industry as “Jenn... Read More →
avatar for Ken Weber

Ken Weber

Ken Weber owns one of the most prestigious vintage & contemporary fashion resale stores in the country. Ken started his career as a costumer for films, commercials and television. His resume includes working with actors such as Dennis Hopper, Julie Harris, Hal Holbrook, Kathy Bates... Read More →

Thursday April 5, 2018 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Health Wildcatters 1910 Pacific Ave, Ste 20000, Dallas, TX 75201