Great news for all fashion business professionals in Greece:
The 1st Fashion Business Forum with the tagline "get your shoppers back" will be held this Monday, January 17th in Hotel Grande Bretagne in downtown Athens, organised by Boussias Conferences.
The speakers selected really are the big guns of the industry. Take a look:
Colin McDowell Senior fashion writer at The Sunday Times, founder of Fashion Fringe. Author of 16 fashion related books. Recently launched his own website.See the conference programme in Greek here.
William Plane Investment banker at Savigny Partners, specialized in fashion & luxury industry business deals. Founder of the UBS Warburg global luxury goods team, and also the business mind behind Burberry going public in 2002, Selfridges' repositioning in the British retail market and the evaluation of Gucci for PPR.
Pascal Bollon Global fashion director at GFK Retail & Technology, with 15 years of experience in market research.
Tim Jackson Principal Lecturer at the London College of Fashion, specialised in luxury brand management και fashion retailing. Author of Mastering Fashion Buying and Merchandising, Mastering Fashion Marketing and The Fashion Handbook. Freelance reporter for Financial Times and International Herald Tribune.
Leon Bailey Green Web consultant specialising in online retail. Founder of The Online Fashion Agency and The Online Fashion 100, an online fashion think-tank featuring the most prominent fashion retail professionals, consultants, entrepreneurs, journalists and bloggers.
Yannis Tseklenis Legendary Greek fashion designer, whose work you can see here.
The tickets are a bit expensive, but if you're a fashion business professional this is definitely not to be missed.
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