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Speakers added to IASC Summit

By Press Releases
April 22, 2011 7:12 AM

Press Release:

 

Hot Button Topics to Be Discussed with Industry Leaders

Panels Address Distribution and the Manufacturers Point of View

 

Wednesday, April 27 at 5:00 p.m. The Distribution Dilemma: This group Q&A about the current state of distribution. Manufacturers from the top companies in Skateboarding address this important topic and share insights on changes they've made, what's working and what's not.

Panelists Include:

Frank Messmann, CEO, Black Box Distribution

Timothy Nickloff, Global Brand Director, Emerica. & Altamont

Darin O'Brien, Global Business Director, Nike SB

Moderator: Jeff Harbaugh

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Attendee Requests Lead to Last Minute Changes

Immediately following the Distribution Panel will be a lovely Happy Hour and Dinner, however, after that has been a change in the schedule.

The Innovators Panel Scheduled for 7:15 PM ON 4/27 has been cancelled.

The Takeaway will begin at 7:00 PM at the VANS Skatepark instead.

 

AT 7:30 PM there will now be an exploratory meeting addressing the state of trade shows FOR IASC PREMIUM MEMBERS. We have opted to cancel the Athlete Innovators panel to address this important topic. This is open only to IASC premium member companies and manufacturers.

 

7:30 Skateboarding will also be open to all attendees at the Vans Skatepark

 

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Manufacturers Panel to Address Challenges and Innovations in the Way They Run Their Business

April 26th at 1:45 p.m The Manufacturer Panel looks at ways innovation isn't limited to product breakthroughs. Some of the most innovative manufacturers in the skateboard industry will discuss their creative approaches to working with retailers in the modern business environment.

Panelists Include:

Bod Boyle, Dwindle Distribution

Tom Ruiz, Volcom

Johnny Schillereff, Element

Tod Swank, Tum Yeto

Moderator: Kelly Jablonski, Ultimate Distribution

 

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