May 11, 2017 - Washington, DC 
Registration is Now Open for
the Footwear Industry's Business Summit
We invite you to attend the 2017 Footwear Executive Summit in Washington, DC May 11, 2017.  This one-day summit brings together 200 footwear executives to network and hear directly from industry experts and executives on changes and insights to footwear sourcing, retail, and how current politics and policy are impacting our industry's bottom lines. 

Last year's attendees included CEOs and executives from Wolverine Worldwide,
H.H. Brown, Steve Madden, Deer Stags, Shoe Carnival, Rack Room Shoes, Caleres, ShoeBuy, Zappos, Target, BBC International, Under Armour, Birkenstock, Columbia Sportswear, Clarks, NIKE, K-Swiss, Fila, Jimlar, Payless, and Michael Kors to name just a few...

The agenda is being developed but we've already confirmed an all-star cast for this year's event to cover footwear retail insights (winning on the internet), production (new speed factories in America, shift in source countries), design (how digital design software is changing the industry), political and other business trends impacting the footwear industry.
Special Keynote by MSNBC Morning Joe's Nicolle Wallace
Nicolle Wallace is a best-selling author, political analyst for MSNBC, and former director of communications at the White House. Nicolle will help footwear companies get better insight into the new political environment in Washington, DC.
Mike Jeppesen
President, Heritage Brand Group and Global Operations at  Wolverine Worldwide
Gene McCarthy
President and CEO
Asics Americas 
Rick Muskat
FDRA Chairman and Principal
Deer Stags Concepts, Inc
Chad Moutray
Chief Economist at National Association of Manufacturers (NAM )

Jose Suarez
Founder and CEO
Impactiva

Matt Priest
President and CEO
FDRA

N ew speakers and a full agenda will
be launched in the coming weeks!!