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Upcoming Events


MAR 18 - 19

FDRA Event Card 2020

FDRA's Footwear Executive Summit

200 footwear executives attend this annual summit to network and hear footwear leaders discuss how they are guiding their companies in changing times. 

Location: Washington, DC | LEARN MORE

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MAR 22 - 25

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Shoptalk 2020

Shoptalk is where 8,000+ retail changemakers come together every year to create the future of retail. 

Location: Las Vegas, NV | LEARN MORE

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MAR 24

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WWD Men's Style

Join us in New York City for WWD Men's Style where we explore the theme, "What Makes a Man Today?" Get new perspective on Millennials, Gen Z and beyond.

Location: New York, NY | LEARN MORE

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APR 28 - 30


World Retail Congress

The very best retailers today know what it means to be relevant to their consumers and how staying vigilant and dynamic is vital. This year's theme, “The Relevance Agenda," explores winning business models, consumer centricity, the power of purpose, leadership and company culture, and the technologies that will keep you ahead of the competition.

Location: Rome, Italy | LEARN MORE

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Past Events


JAN 19 - 21


Texworld USA

Texworld USA is one of the largest sourcing events on the East Coast. It's the can't-miss industry event that offers a wide product range covering the entire fabric spectrum – season to season attendees discover textiles of innovative structures, material mixes, and surprising color palettes.

Location: New York, NY | LEARN MORE

JAN 12 - 14

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NRF 2020

NRF 2020 Vision had the world’s largest retail Expo, filled with futuristic tech that change the way you do business.

Location: New York, NY | LEARN MORE

OCT 29 - 30


WWD Apparel & Retail CEO Summit

The Movers + Makersthe people who are helping to drive the industry forward in this increasingly complex, competitive and consumer-driven worldmet in NYC  to share their viewpoints and experiences.

Location: New York, NY | LEARN MORE

OCT 10

Drapers Fashion Forum 2019

Draper's Fashion Forum

The Drapers Fashion Forum invited industry leaders to explore the world of the consumer, and offered a platform to reflect on and address today’s challenges and opportunities.

Location: London, UK | LEARN MORE

OCT 8 - 9


PI Apparel World Tour: Europe

PI Apparel brings together fashion, apparel and footwear to discuss the challenges and technologies disrupting the industry. The Apparel World Series spans four of the most important industry leading cities in the world.

Location: Lake Maggiore, Italy | LEARN MORE

June 10 - 13

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LiveWorx 2019

6,500+ tech innovators met in Boston for four days of jam-packed education, networking and entertainment.

Location: Boston, MA | LEARN MORE

May 19 - 21

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NRFtech 2019

NRFtech 2019 offered retail CIOs, CDOs, senior technology executives, and start-ups a unique opportunity to discover and explore the latest retail technology while networking with peers in the industry. 

Location: San Francisco, CA | LEARN MORE

MAY 14 - 16


World Retail Congress

Over three days, the world retail congress brought together the leaders of the global retail industry to discover the latest changes shaping the sector and be introduced to the new world of high velocity retail.

Location: Rai Amsterdam, Netherlands | LEARN MORE


May 5 - 7

Footwear News CEO Summit 2019

FN CEO Summit

The footwear community gathered in Miami to learn from leaders and visionaries who are redefining our industry amid seismic cultural shifts. Those who attended gained a new perspective on issues and trends shaping the future.

Location: Miami, FL | LEARN MORE


April 4

Unified Retail Event

Unified Retailing

Retail leaders discussed the emergence of online retailing, and the evolution of the customer and their expectations. The customer has never been more at the center of retailers’ priorities and decision-making processes.

Location: New York, NY | LEARN MORE

April 3 - 4

FDRA Executive Footwear Summit

FDRA Footwear Executive Summit

200 footwear executives attended this annual summit to network and hear footwear leaders discuss how they are guiding their companies in changing times.




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Location: New York, NY | LEARN MORE

MAR 3 - 6


Shoptalk 2019

Shoptalk is where the entire retail ecosystem comes together to create the future of retail based on the latest trends, technologies and business models, including changes in consumer expectations.

Location: Las Vegas, NV | LEARN MORE

JAN 13-15

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Retail's BIG Show 2019

Join us to find out how to make better decisions on what products to buy, how much to buy, how to price them, and how to target them to the right customers with the right offers.


DEC 2018

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Footwear News Achievement Awards

Hosted annually in NYC since 1986 and often called “The Shoe Oscars”, FN editors honor the best shoes, icons and new talent – Powerful names and brands that far exceeded industry expectations.

New York

Nov 2018

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REMODE unites fashion brand leaders and industry-wide professionals to inspire solutions for growth and innovation.
Las Angeles, CA

Nov 2018

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Outdoor Retailer

Outdoor Retailer is North America’s largest tradeshow in the outdoor industry drawing attendees from around the world.

Denver, CO

Oct 2018

WWD Apparel & Retail CEO Summit

The WWD Apparel & Retail CEO Summit explored the balance between the art and science of retail, impact of technology on consumer expectations, store experiences and products in today’s dynamic and rapidly evolving space.

Oct 2018

High Point Market

The High Point Market is the largest furnishings industry trade show in the world, bringing more than 75,000 people to High Point, North Carolina, every six months. 

High Point, NC

Oct 2018

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Draper’s Fashion Forum

Drapers Fashion Forum will look to the future and investigate what the fashion retail landscape will look like in a year, five years or even 10 years.


Oct 2018

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Sourcing Journal Summit

The Sourcing Journal Summit is a unique forum that invites supply chain executives to challenge the status quo and welcome new ideas. Through engaging keynotes and dynamic panel discussions, top thought leaders will share their struggles, strategies and successes as they navigate this altered landscape.

New York, NY

Sept 2018

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WWD Digital Forum

WWD’s signature digital forum brings together establishes brands leading the industry to discuss and debate the tactical needs on pace for the future.


Sept 2018

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Paris Retail Week

Paris Retail Week is a European global event bringing together retail professionals to discuss trends in the industry.


Aug 2018

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FDRA Shoe-Thru

This was a one-day event where attendees hit the road to discover and uncover the many unique and innovative locations in the Portland shoe scene. 

Portland, OR

Aug 2018


Magic hosts apparel, footwear, accessories, and manufacturing companies from around the world. 

Las Vegas

Aug 2018


10,000 buyers from across the globe joined the 250 exhibiting brands throughout the three-day show.

Las Vegas

July 2018

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NRF Tech 2018

NRF Tech is a must-attend event for retail CIOs, CDOs and senior IT executives. It offers a unique opportunity to discover and explore the latest retail technology while networking with peers in the industry.

San Francisco, CA | LEARN MORE

July 2018

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Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix

First Insight is a proud silver sponsor of the 2018 Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix. The Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix Association’s mission is to produce a world-class vintage automotive event in order to raise funds to help provide residential care, treatment and support for autistic and intellectually/developmentally disabled individuals. Since 1983, the association has donated more than $5 million to the Autism Society of Pittsburgh and Merakey Allegheny Valley School.

Pittsburgh, PA | LEARN MORE

June 2018

Retail 20/20

Themed “The New Store Experience,” WWD takes a look at transformative innovations, new technologies, the in-store experiences they enable, the benefits retailers and brands receive, and the resources needed to plan and execute a successful strategy.


June 2018

Retail Digital Transformation Roadmap Webinar

Webinar: Retail Digital Transformation Roadmap: Leveraging 3D Design & the Voice of the Customer for Speed to Market & Product Success

Global consulting firm Kalypso joins First Insight, leading provider of voice of the customer solutions, and 3D apparel solutions provider Browzwear to discuss how to successfully navigate digital transformation.

June 2018

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Webinar: Making Big Data Actionable: Leveraging Predictive Analytics to Thrive in the Retail Renaissance

Join First Insight Founder and CEO, Greg Petro and Joanne Sackett, President of Beauty, Sports, Apparel, Footwear, Accessories & Luxury of NPD Group as they discuss how retailers are thriving in the Retail Renaissance by leveraging predictive data.


June 2018

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LiveWorx 2018

LiveWorx is a global technology conference and marketplace for solutions engineered for a smart connected world. First Insight will be presenting, “The Wisdom of the Customer: Creating New, Winning Products with Predictive Analytics and Machine Learning.”

Boston, MA

June 2018

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Retail 20/20

Physical and digital retail are converging, creating profound change across the industry. WWD Retail 20/20 – The New Store Experience, will explore ways to attract and engage consumers and inspire their loyalty across channels. The event will highlight innovations that can transform shopping for fashion, footwear and beauty.

New York City

MARCH 2018

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2018 WWD Menswear Summit

A day of inspiring speakers, informative and interactive sessions, and unparalleled networking with colleagues from fashion, retail, and e-commerce for the men’s wear industry.


MARCH 2018

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TAG Consumer Conference 2018

The Science of Pricing and Competitive Differentiation

Leah Robert, Chief Communication & Strategic Development Officer for Camuto Group and Greg Petro, CEO of First Insight discuss how the First Insight solution helps Camuto Group bring value to their customers and retail partners.


JAN 2018

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Retail's BIG Show 2018

Relive NRF 2018 with First Insight by watching highlights from our Big Ideas Session, "Retail Disruption: The Science of Pricing and Competitive Differentiation."


Oct 2017

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WWD CEO Summit

This Summit was a meeting point for some of the sharpest minds in the business who addresses 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

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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

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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

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PTC LiveWorx 2017

In May 2017, First Insight attended LiveWorx, the global technology conference.  Mark Chrystal, SVP, Chief Supply Chain Officer of David's Bridal gave a presentation titled, "Say 'Yes' To the Dress: How David's Bridal Develops the Right Product, At the Right Price, Faster with Consumer-Driven Predictive Analytics."

Location: Boston, MA | LEARN MORE

MAR 2017

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Men's Wear Summit

In March 2017, First Insight attended WWD Men's Wear Summit in Brooklyn, NY. David Katz, CMO of Randa joined Jim Shea, Chief Commercial Officer at First Insight to explain how First Insight helps to promote product differentiation within Randa by leveraging the Voice of the Customer.


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 

January 2017

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NRF 2017

At Retail's Big Show 2017, First Insight hosted an insightful panel on the industry-wide challenge of markdowns. Watch the panel discussion and catch up on press coverage and interviews with First Insight customers.