Startup Footwear Summit

Startup Footwear Summit

The Startup Footwear Summit is the premier event for the footwear industry. It is the only retail conference of it’s kind, specifically for entrepreneurs of product-based businesses.

The summit is focused on primarily footwear and design, however brand and business strategies are relevant across all product categories. In 2022, it will mark our 2nd annual event, since launching our event, we have had past speakers from Adidas, and more.

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Why you Should Attend?

The Startup Footwear Summit is the footwear industries top startup conference, hosted by RETAILBOSS INC. and partners. Every year, the conference brings leading experts in the footwear industry to help shoe designers, entrepreneurs and founders successful launch, grow and scale.

Topics Covered:

  • Branding
  • Partnerships
  • Manufacturing
  • Product Development
  • Social Media
  • Sourcing
  • Facebook Ads
  • Sizing & Fit
  • Retail Strategy

Past Speakers

Matthew Growney

FASHION, CREATIVE, PARTNERSHIPS & HEAD OF SPECIAL PROJECTS

PUMA GROUP

Kenneth Anand

AUTHOR, PROFESSOR, AND CO-FOUNDER

SNEAKER LAW

Clint Roberson

FOUNDER AND OWNER

P.C. LERUE CUSTOM CLOTHIER

Rob Norman

FOUNDER & CREATIVE DIRETOR

PLANET BROOKLYN ACADEMY

Daniela Uribe Lopez

FOUNDER & CREATIVE DIRECTOR

DANIELA URIBE DESIGN

Karibbein Smith

FOUNDER & SHOE DESIGNER

KARIBBEIN ANN MARIEE FASHION

Brittney Perry

FOUNDER

PERRY CO. SHOES

Paula Oyinkan

CEO & FOUNDER

RAYO SHOES

Yohance Lacour

ARTIST | ENTREPRENEUR | LEATHER

YJLACOUR

Emily Kim

TECHNICAL DESIGN MANAGER

GARRIXON STUDIO

William Park

SAMPLE ROOM MANAGER

GARRIXON STUDIO

Jordan Pyle

SOURCING MANAGER

GARRIXON STUDIO

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