WWD Culture Conference

LGBTQ power and influence.

Join the editors of WWD for a content-rich, business-oriented program focused on the LGBTQ community’s growing power and influence in fashion and beauty.

Gain perspective on who this community is, how it’s changing, and what you can do to better serve it.

Topics included:

  • LGBTQ America – the new social, cultural and demographic landscape
  • Key factors influencing purchase decisions
  • How to create brand affinity and build loyalty
  • Cutting-edge concepts from fashion, beauty and retail
  • The business case for workplace equality and inclusion
  • How to shift company culture to unlock potential
  • Best workplace practices from fashion and beauty leaders
  • The challenges in global markets



7:30-8:30 am                        Registration & Breakfast

8:30 am-10:30 am                Session I

10:30-11:00 am                    Networking Break

11:00 am-1:00 pm                Session II

1:00-2:00 pm                        Networking Lunch

2:00-4:00 pm                        Session III

4:00 pm                                Networking Reception


Note: Agenda subject to change

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Who Is Speaking?

  • Beck Bailey Human Rights Campaign
  • Sarah Kate Ellis GLAAD
  • Gigi Gorgeous Talent
  • Fabrice Houdart The United Nations
  • R. Alexandra Keith P&G Beauty
  • Patrick Kullenberg L’Oréal USA
  • Shelly McNamara Procter & Gamble
  • Shawn Outler Macy's Inc.
  • David Paisley Community Marketing & Insights
  • Silvia Prada Silvia Prada
  • Thomas Roth Community Marketing & Insights
  • Joshua Schulman Coach
  • Rob Smith The Phluid Project
  • Renee E. Tirado Gucci


Event Sponsors

Sponsorship opportunities provide direct access to the most influential executives in the industry through high-profile brand visibility and interaction, plus targeted networking. Sponsorship opportunities are limited and can be highly customized to meet your marketing objectives.   For more information on sponsoring, please contact Amanda Smith at asmith@fairchildfashion.com

What People Are Saying

  • “It was really insightful and a good conversation.”

    -- Attendee

  • “… the LGBTQ event was a phenomenal day. Thank you for everything you did to bring it to life so nicely.”

    -- Attendee

  • “WWD should feel proud to have taken on this topic.”

    -- Attendee

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