DESIGNER RETREAT 2022
Harlem’s Fashion Row is excited to announce its 4th Annual Designer Retreat! Join us for 3 days of provocative and informative panels and talks from publicists, buyers, designers, stylists, top brands, and more.
As the only conference created exclusively around the needs of multicultural designers, the Designer Retreat is the perfect place for designers to network with each other, discover funding sources, learn about in-house design roles, and learn about strategies to grow your current design business.
Panels and talks at Nikes NYC Corporate Office on creating great design, marketing strategies, and communicating powerful storytelling that leads to exceeding sales goals. Lunch will be served. The day will come to a close with a networking dinner.
Our group will be split into 6 tracks hitting the city in our Nike's going to 3 corporate offices to get the inside scoop on what it's takes to get in retail, be covered in press, market to the right customers, and more!
Kickoff the final day with a designer combine competition. Then relax and network with other designers during a breathing exercise with a Nike professional, enjoy bubbly, and light brunch. Leave the retreat with new relationships.
Stylist Round Table
Scaling your Business & E- Commerce
Maximizing your Social Platform
Making the Shift from DTC to Wholesale
Complementary Cocktail Hour
Working in House
We will hit the best fashion businesses in the city to learn from the masters in this industry.
There will be up to 6 tracks for designers to choose from and each will feature 3 locations.
Past industry stops include the CFDA, Dapper Dan's Atelier, Google and Intermix.
Nike Combine Designer Competition
Bubbly & Breathing Complementary Brunch