Addressing measurable impact of social media to the organic growth of an online community, this forum has a special focus on the digital lifestyle and business of the West Coast.

  • Lessons from outside the industry on creating a dynamic direct-to-consumer business model
  • Unlocking an underserved market with a bigger and better assortment online 
  • Using analytics to elevate the consumer experience across channels 
  • Navigating the shifting influencer landscape
  • Creating an authentic brand voice for Gen Z consumers



8 – 9am // Breakfast & Registration
9 – 10:45am // Session I
10:45 – 11:30am // Networking Break
11:30am – 1:00pm // Session II
1:00 – 2:00pm // Lunch
2:00 – 3:30pm // Session III
3:30 – 4:00 // Networking Break*
4:00 – 5:30 // Session IV
5:30 – 6:00pm // Cocktail Reception

*Extra networking break

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Who Is Speaking?

  • Pierre-Loic Assayag Traackr
  • Naama Bloom zulily
  • Ranu Coleman Azazie
  • Kerry Cooper Rothy's
  • Bryce Goldman Kopari Beauty
  • Patrick Herning 11 Honoré
  • Taylor Hiskey Urban Decay Cosmetics
  • Benjamin Lord NARS Cosmetics
  • Nick Molnar Afterpay
  • Dawn Reese StyleHaul
  • Kristen Sosa Olivela
  • Yoav Susz Optimove
  • John Tabis The Bouqs Company
  • Tiffani D. Carter-Thompson SHISEIDO

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Event Sponsors

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