Join FN’s best and the brightest May 11-13 at The Edition, Ian Schrager’s next generation urban resort in the heart of Miami Beach. Experience a new kind of luxury resort environment—an elegantly designed, intricately interlinked complex of structures, spaces and settings.

This year’s FN CEO Summit, marking FN’s 70th anniversary, will explore new consumer, retail and brand directions. Themed Social Live Miami: New Rules of Brand Engagement, it will provide fresh perspectives on transforming brand engagement and retail experience by embedding customer voice and social values into the business.

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Who Is Speaking?

  • Debbie FerréeDSW Inc.
  • Ed FerrellCamuto Group
  • Louise CamutoCamuto Group
  • Chloe GosselinChloe Gosselin
  • Daniele MichettiDaniele Michetti
  • Matthew ChevallardDel Toro
  • Glenn LyonFinish Line Inc.
  • Samuel SatoFinish Line Inc.
  • Greg PetroFirst Insight Inc.
  • Matt PriestFootwear Distributors & Retailers of America (FDRA)
  • Nicolò Beretta Giannico
  • Liz RodbellHudson's Bay Company
  • Eddie UbellJC Edward
  • Dave GrangeLacoste
  • Paul AndrewPaul Andrew
  • Alina ChoPenguin Random House
  • Prabal GurungPrabal Gurung
  • Uri MinkoffRebecca Minkoff
  • Greg TunneyRG Barry Brands
  • Bobby StockleySophia Webster
  • Sophia WebsterSophia Webster
  • Steve MaddenSteve Madden Ltd.
  • Tabitha SimmonsTabitha Simmons
  • Blake KruegerWolverine World Wide
  • Kevin BaileyVF Corp.

Past Attendees

Past Editorial Coverage

  • Louise Camuto Reflects on Husbandu2019s Legacy and the Companyu2019s Future

    u201cI want to continue the legacy Vince has built,u201d said Camuto, who spoke on a panel with company President Ed Ferrell. u201cThereu2019s lots of love for him within the company and the entire industry.u201d

  • Prabal Gurung Inspires at FN CEO Summit Dinner

    Now, Gurung is quickly building a strong following with his own shoe line. u201cItu2019s been exciting and nerve-wracking,u201d Gurung admitted, regarding his decision to get into the footwear business. u201cItu2019s so different than ready-to-wear.u201d

  • Steve Madden Gets Candid About Prison, Iggy Azalea & the Internet

    Steve Madden is known for his frank commentary on everything from music and fashion trends to politics, and the designer didnu2019t disappoint at the 2015 FN CEO Summit.

  • A Conversation With Sophia Webster

    Sophia Webster designs the kind of shoes that get people talking u2014 both online and off.


Event Sponsors

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What People Are Saying

  • The FN CEO Summit is the most dynamic and informative meeting our industry holds. It provides a forum for leaders from all segments of the footwear industry to collaborate and network in an amazing setting.


  • The FN CEO Summit provided two days of expanding the way we think about our business and meaningful connections to executives.

    Faryl Robin

  • FN provides a forum where ideas are incubated, partnerships are strengthened, and camaraderie is fostered [The CEO Summit] cannot be missed by anyone who wants to be a leader in the footwear industry.

    Sportie LA

  • I found the event very educational and was happy to see old familiar faces and meet new ones. I can not applaud WWD enough for how well this event worked out, and look forward to attending in the future!

    Liberty Fairs

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