HFR

DESIGNER

RETREAT

PRESENTED BY

June 27 - June 29, 2019   

New York, NY

Nike Corporate Offices 

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DESIGNER RETREAT 2019

Harlem’s Fashion Row is excited to announce its first ever 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.

 
Day 1

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. This day will end in dinner.

Day 2

Our group will be split into 2 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!

Day 3

 

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. 

HFR DESIGNER RETREAT

PRESENTED BY         

June 27 - June 29, 2019   

New York, NY 

Nike Corporate Offices

Day 1 

June 27

Building a Successful Brand from the Ground Up

Styling Hacks to get Your Line Noticed

Marketing the "right" Way Online to increase Sales

Effective

E-Commerce

Hacks

Funding and Unique Business Opportunities

Managing Production & Finding Manufacturers

Powering Your Brand Story to Increase Sales

A Successful Designer's Story

Day 1 - Dinner

JUNE 27

VIP

 

Cocktail Hour

 

Working in House

 

Networking

Schedule Day 2 

JUNE 28

HFR Backstage Pass
We will hit the best fashion businesses in the city to learn from the masters in this industry.
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There will be 2 tracks for designers to choose from and each will feature 3 locations. Google NYC Corporate Offices (confirmed), Intermix Corporate Office (confirmed), and Dapper Dan's Gucci Atelier (tentative).  Three other amazing stops are in the process of being confirmed. 

 
 
Schedule Day 3 

JUNE 29

 

 

Pillates with Nike Trained Athlete

Bubbly & Breathing Brunch

Send Off

 

 

 

Day 1 & 2 Passes

$495 limited time

Value: $995

 

Access to all daytime panels, talks and activations

HFR Backstage Pass in the City

 

Excludes Dinner & Day 3

Full

Retreat

$595 limited time

Value: $1,595

 

 

The Entire Retreat including All 3 Days

Networking Dinner

Bubbly and Breathing Brunch

APPLICATION DEADLINE 5/24. APPLICANTS WILL BE NOTIFIED OF ACCEPTANCE BY 5/29. 50% PAYMENT DUE BY 6/7 AND BALANCE 50% DUE 6/17.

FAQ

Is this retreat for designers only?


Yes, this retreat is for designers only. This includes designers of all categories including footwear, jewelry, handbags, accessories, clothing, and headwear.




What are the requirements for attending?


You must be a designer with a line that's being sold currently (online or in store) or a designer that's working in-house for a brand now.




Can I get a refund?


We are not offering refunds for the retreat, however you can get a credit toward the next HFR event.




Can I attend as press?


This event is very exclusive and unfortunately we are not allowing anyone to attend as press that's not pre-approved by our sponsor. Email frances@armandconsulting.com for more information.




Is there an age restriction?


No, there is not an age restriction if you meet the requirements.




Is there a host hotel?


No, we will not have a host hotel for this event. We suggest staying in mid-town Manhattan, however all of our locations will be close to a subway stop. We will provide details on how to get to each venue on the subway.




Can I bring someone with me?


Each ticket allows for one person. You are not allowed a guest to this retreat.




How should I dress?


Our presenting sponsor is Nike, so feel free to wear a pair of Nike's each day. Please be comfortable and fashionable.




Will lunch be served?


Lunch will be served on the first day. You may be responsible for your lunch on day 2.




Who do I email with additional questions?


Please email Deondra Henderson at deondra@harlemsfashionrow.com with any additional questions.




How are designers chosen for the retreat?


To provide this rare designer experience, it is also vital that we curate the guests in attendance to ensure it's an incredible experience for everyone. We also want to ensure equal levels of experience to give this opportunity to designers across the board. We have limited space available for 75 designers. Upon review, you will be notified within 1- 2 business days. Once we are at capacity, the application will not be available.





 

HFR DESIGNER RETREAT

PRESENTED BY         

June 27 - June 29, 2019   

Nike HQ, New York, NY

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