Coterie Launches Panel Program Sept 17-19

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Want to learn how to survive and thrive in today’s difficult retail climate? Want to capitalize on beauty, one of the industry’s hottest categories? What about addressing the customer’s desire for personalization? Coterie’s lineup of educational panels will address these timely topics and more on September 17–19, 2017 at the Javits Center. Held in the Studio by Maris Collective space, the panels will feature leading industry experts, all moderated by Accessories Magazine for additional insights.

Bringing their skills and aesthetic to Coterie, the luxury resort boutique experts Maris Collective have created the Studio by Maris Collective, inspired by their most recent buying trip to Mykonos, Greece. In this Maris oasis, you will find yourself in one of the most elite “Mediterranean beach clubs,” laid out to inspire conversation and creativity between attendees.

Check out the topics and panelists and plan your days accordingly. You won’t want to miss these! Each panel will be followed by an audience Q&A.

Day 1, Sunday, September 17

Courtesy Maris Collective

Time: 12pm
Clients as the Designers
Panel:
Alyce Tran – Founder, The Daily Edited
Meagan Morrison – Founder, Travel Write Draw
Jeremie Lahmi – Founder, explorism.co
Kendall Glazer – Co-Owner and Founder, Stoney Clover Lane
Facilitator: Lauren Parker, Editor-in-Chief, Accessories Magazine
Location: Coterie, Level 3, inside Maris space, Booth #6959

This panel discussion will address the consumer’s desire for a more personalized and customizable approach to retail as well as the importance of creating excitement with customer-facing events and unique activations.

Courtesy Maris Collective

Time: 3pm
The World of Buying: A Dynamic Mix of Art and Science
Panel:
LeeAnn Sauter – Founder & CEO, Maris Collective
Jessica Sanderson – Senior Director, Buying and Merchandising, Maris Collective
Facilitator: Lauren Parker, Editor-in-Chief, Accessories Magazine
Location: Coterie, Level 3, inside Maris space, Booth #6959

The Maris buying team will highlight important innovation within the retail and buying space and the importance of truly listening to your client and evolving store identity through your product mix.

Day 2, Monday, September 18

Courtesy Maris Collective

Time: 12pm
Partnerships and Growing Brands
Panel:
LeeAnn Sauter – Founder & CEO, Maris Collective
Jennifer Heim – Creator, Jemma Sands
Ling-Su Chinn – Owner and Designer, Blue Life
Facilitator: Lauren Parker, Editor-in-Chief, Accessories Magazine
Location: Coterie, Level 3, inside Maris space, Booth #6959

Jennifer and Ling-Su will recount their journey and partnership with Maris Collective with a focus on how to successfully launch new brands, get product in the best stores and creating a platform for growth without saturating the market.

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Time: 3pm
The Opportunity in Beauty & Apothecary
Panel:
LeeAnn Sauter – Founder & CEO, Maris Collective
Beau Nelson – Celebrity Make-up Artist
How to incorporate beauty and other new categories into your retail environment.
Facilitator: Lauren Parker, Editor-in-Chief, Accessories Magazine
Location: Coterie, Level 3, inside Maris space, Booth #6959

Day 3, Tuesday, September 19

Maris Collective

Time: 12pm
Making Retail Work
Panel:
LeeAnn Sauter – Founder & CEO, Maris Collective
Sabina Schlumberger – Chief Operating Officer, Figue
Eric Lopez – Chief Creative Officer, Maris Collective
Anthony Saracino – Director of Visual Merchandising, Maris Collective
Location: Coterie, Level 3, inside Maris space, Booth #6959

This discussion will emphasize the importance of thriving in a difficult retail climate by highlighting the importance of maintaining a relevant in-store design by way of fresh, seasonal merchandising and revolutionizing the way a retail space can be experienced by its customers.

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