Friday, July 22, 2011

PANEL DISCUSSION: JOIN ME AT THE CA GIFT SHOW 11am SATURDAY

If you are in LA, be sure to come to hear me moderate the Editors’ Roundtable: A Retailer Business Review for Editor at Large. We will discuss who today's savvy consumer is, how to best reach them and what the new world of retail and e-commerce looks like.
I am so excited to check out this market and find new sources!

Here is the scoop:
Moderator: Marisa Marcantonio, stylebeat.blogspot.com
Panelists: Caroline Kennedy, Editor-in-Chief, Gifts & Decorative Accessories; Jenny Heinzen York, Editor-in-Chief, Home Accents Today; Krissa Rossbund, Senior Design & Style Editor, Traditional Home
South Hall, Los Angeles Convention Center
July 23 I 11 am – 12 noon

The modern, well-informed and discriminating consumer has radically transformed the business of commerce … radically altering product trends and purchasing patterns forever. Navigating the complexities of this unprecedented influence, the nation’s leading trade and consumer publications convene on an Editors’ Panel addressing a range of issues from both industry and end-user perspectives. Learn the latest on economic and lifestyle choices affecting product trend, reinterpreting the value of traditional goods, the popularity of brands defining individual expression, sustainability and the regional, hand-crafted movement, retail in the digital age, and more.

Immediately following the panel, the Editors will be available for 15 minute, one-on-one Q&A sessions with buyers. First come first served.

Click here to RSVP for Editors’ Roundtable: A Retailer Business Review.

2 comments:

Jamie Herzlinger said...

Sorry I missed is! Would love to read about the discussion! Are there notes?
Cheers
Jamie Herzlinger

Lori Webster said...

Marissa, thank you for moderating this roundtable discussion so beautifully. I enjoyed it and learned so much!