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Upcoming Events


JAN 14-16

Retail's BIG Show 2018

Retail’s Big Show attracts the biggest players in retail, technology and business who are shattering the status quo and driving innovation. Join First Insight this year to learn how retailers are driving results in today's challenging retail environment.


Past Events


Oct 2017

WWD CEO Summit

This Summit was a meeting point for some of the sharpest minds in the business who will address fickle consumer tastes, a complex socio-economic backdrop and how the digital juggernaut is disrupting retail and compelling brands and stores alike to innovate like never before.


June 2017


This two-day gathering in the heart of the world's fashion capital displayed the technologies disrupting the fashion, apparel and footwear industry.


May 2017


At the 2017 FN CEO Summit, we looked at game-changing ideas that can create new paths for growth across the industry. Leaders and entrepreneurs are finding innovative ways to compete – and win – in a fast-moving market.


May 2017

PTC LiveWorx 2017

Join First Insight at LiveWorx 2017, the global technology conference in Boston, MA on May 22-25. Learn how the First Insight solution helps retailers select, price and market new products using predictive analytics and the voice of the customer to reduce markdowns by up to 25%.

Location: Boston, MA | LEARN MORE

MAR 2017

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Men's Wear Summit

Join a peer-to-peer exchange, March 21 at 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge, a fresh setting for a day of inspiring speakers, informative and interactive sessions & unparalleled networking with colleagues across fashion & retail.

Location: Brooklyn, NY

MAR 2017



Shoptalk is a platform for established retailers and brands, startups, tech companies, investors, media and analysts to come together to learn, collaborate and evolve. Everyone benefits from rich, in-person interactions spanning three days packed with incredible content, wide-ranging exhibitors and meaningful networking opportunities.

Location: Las Vegas, NV | LEARN MORE

FEB 2017

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WWD Magic

Every February and August, the retail industry convenes in Las Vegas for the United States’ most comprehensive fashion marketplace - MAGIC. Here you will find the latest in apparel, footwear, accessories, and manufacturing. From the height of advanced contemporary luxury brands, to the latest trends in fast fashion, MAGIC fuels the business of fashion.

Location: Las Vegas, NV | LEARN MORE

January 2017

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Retail's BIG Show - NRF 2017

Retail's BIG Show is NRF's flagship event held annually in New York City. The three day event offers unparalleled education and networking.

Join First Insight at this year's Expo! Schedule a time to meet with us at our booth. Also, but sure to attend our Exhibitor insights Panel:

"Markdowns: The Hidden Virus."



August 2016



MAGIC, the global pillar of fashion tradeshows, in Las Vegas showcased exhibitors from 10 can’t-miss markets, each tailored to a unique look or trend.

Location: Las Vegas, NV | LEARN MORE


July 17-19



PROJECT is held twice annually, in January and July, in New York and offers an intimate buying experience for the contemporary menswear market. With three unique communities featuring men’s apparel, footwear, and accessories; retailers from around the globe gather to shop this menswear destination of inspiration and elevation. PROJECT in New York is comprised of PROJECT, PROJECT SOLE, and THE TENTS

Location: New York City, NY | LEARN MORE

October 25


WWD Apparel/Retail CEO Summit

The 18th WWD Apparel & Retail CEO Summit will focus on The New Face of Fashion by bringing together leaders who are new to their role – and to the industry.

Discover how a combination of wisdom, innovation, and risk-taking in today’s retail and apparel landscape is more important than ever before to ignite change and transformation in today’s dynamic environment.

Location: New York City, NY | LEARN MORE

June 6-9


PTC LiveWorx

You’ll gain practical insights to overcome today’s product development and service challenges and integrate IoT into the next generation of things – all in one industry-leading event. 

Location: Boston, MA | LEARN MORE

June 6


WWD Footwear Summit

Challenging times call for new leadership and branding strategies. Join us on June 6 for the FN Summit and discover how The Futurists are adapting to an unprecedented amount of change in consumer behavior. 

Location: New York City, NY | LEARN MORE

May 15-18



First Insight is a proud sponsor of this year's SHOPTALK event. Join Greg Petro, President & CEO of First Insight, as he discusses the importance of intelligent pricing and merchandising. 

Wednesday, Session 2: 10:45-11:25am
Track 2: Measurement, Analytics and Insights

Location: Las Vegas, NEVADA | LEARN MORE

April 13-15


Global Retailing Conference

This year's conference presents the best thinking of retail innovators whose strategies will determine tomorrow’s most successful industry trends. The Conference invites the audience to listen in on discussions with industry luminaries, moderated by Macy’s CEO Terry J. Lundgren, and attracts global participation from retailers across all levels of industry operations, academicians, and university students interested in first-hand knowledge about industry challenges and opportunities.

Location: Tucson, AZ | LEARN MORE



TXT Thinking Retail Symposium

The Thinking Retail NYC Planning Symposium in New York City will be a compelling day of exceptional content from leading global retailers, brands and industry experts in a format that facilitates networking and professional development. Check out the Agenda page for content details.

Location: New York City, NY | LEARN MORE

March 23


WWD Men's Wear Summit

The theme of this year’s event is “The New Dimension,” a fitting description for the speakers who will assess, discuss and offer insights into the challenges and opportunities in today’s marketplace.
Among the topics that will be covered are the explosion of street athleticism powered by culture and community; how made-to-measure and lifestyle branding are re-making tailored clothing; how retailers are reinvesting in their men’s businesses; the influence of storytelling on in-store and online merchandising, and what’s ahead.

Location: New York City, NY | LEARN MORE

March 17


TXT Thinking Retail Symposium

6th edition of TXT European symposium dedicated to Retail Planning and PLM for the Fashion & Retail community.  

Location: Strand, LONDON | LEARN MORE