The following is a list of trade shows and key industry events of interest to apparel and retail industry professionals. If you would like to have your event listed here, email event details to JSpeer@apparelmag.com with the word CALENDAR in the subject line.
2014 Apparel Tech Conference West
April 2, 2014 | Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising | Los Angeles, CA
The seventh annual Apparel Tech Conference West is the must-attend technology event for the West Coast apparel and retail industry, providing an ideal environment for apparel brands, manufacturers and retailers to preview technology solutions and services from a select group of leading industry suppliers. The Conference provides convenient access to real-world solutions and ideas designed to help attendees make strategic technology decisions.
Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference
May 20-122, 2014 | Phoenix
Leading the Decade: Creating and Sustaining Excellence in the Supply Chain
As the digital world continues to blur global boundaries, increase customer connectivity and accelerate the speed of business, traditional supply chain concepts no longer apply. To succeed in the coming decade and beyond, senior supply chain executives must reinvent the supply chain network to align with new expectations, market opportunities and technologies.
At Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference 2014, you’ll get the leadership strategies, tools and information you need to embrace innovation and help drive enterprise growth.
Create. Rethink traditional supply chain concepts and drive your organization forward with new approaches to efficiency, agility and cost containment.
Sustain. Align supply chain initiatives with strategic business goals, empowering the supply network to contribute to business value and competitive differentiation.
Succeed. Demonstrate deeper, wider leadership by embracing innovation and acting on new opportunities that will help drive enterprise growth.
Aug. 11-14 | Philadelphia Marriott Downtown
eTail East is the perfect sized online and multi-channel retail event for you to meet your peers. Executives attending in 2013 received detailed case studies from strategy, to implementation and testing, to execution, direct from retail peers, and took home 360+ actionable strategies they can implement immediately.
Keynote sessions inspired attendees to go beyond being customer-focused to being truly customer-obsessed. With specialized days focusing on everything from Social Commerce Engagement to emerging channels like Tablets, eTail East 2013 was a one-stop shop for everything CUSTOMER.
shop.org Summit 2014
Sep. 29-Oct. 1, 2014 | Washington State Convention Center | Seattle
5,200 professionals will gather in Seattle for the Shop.org Summit, a 2½ day event specifically for digital and multichannel retailers. Get the rush of discovering new ideas, getting actionable takeaways and building strong relationships with the brightest and most innovative players in the digital retail world.