Nomination Deadline:
Our objective is to have the speaker roster completely populated by June 1, 2017.
Below are sample topic areas that could be a good fit for this year’s Forum.
  • Consumer Engagement
  • The Connected Retail Experience
  • 3D, Virtual Reality, Artificial Intelligence
  • Unified Commerce & Beyond
  • Advancements in Social Marketing
  • Breakthroughs in Wearables
  • Brand Building
  • Technologies Driving Growth: from Merchandising to RFID
  • Holistic Retail & Brand Transformations
  • Personalization
  • Supply Chain of the Future & more!
Details for Submissions
For proper consideration, you are asked to supply all of this information at the time of your submission:
  • Speaker name, title and company, email and phone
  • Short biography (50-75 words)
  • Presentation title (one line)
  • Short summary of content to be delivered (100 words), followed by three bullet points of what audience members can expect to “take away”
  • Summary of previous conference speaking engagements and two speaker references including name, company, email and phone
Submit Proposals to EnsembleIQ Director of Tech Event Content John Hall at jhall@ensembleiq.com; Subject Line: 2017 AEF Speaker Proposal
Review Process
Upon receipt, session proposals will be reviewed by the editorial leads for the Forum. If Apparel is interested in your proposal we will set a call for you and the editorial team to discuss the proposed content in full detail to see where it could be a “best fit” on the agenda. In all instances, the Forum editorial team is seeking the strongest content for every opportunity.
For more information, or to discuss a potential topic, please contact EnsembleIQ Director of Tech Event Content John Hall at jhall@ensembleiq.com, or 973-607-1331. Thank you for your interest and support of Apparel’s programming efforts.