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THE LEAD SUMMIT

The brand and retail attendees at The Lead Summit represent marketing, advertising, ecommerce, digital, stores, customer experience, last mile, data, cloud, strategy, innovation, and information technology.

Attendees come together to learn how to grow brand revenue, online, across channels and in-store. They come to discover new strategies, new technologies, new methodologies and to make new contacts.

WINNING STRATEGIES & NEXT-GEN TECHNOLOGY

IN THE NEWS

WHO ATTENDS

3,000+ professionals attend The Lead Summit, featuring 1,750+ attendees from scaled brands and retailers, rising mid-market brands and challenger direct-to-consumer brands. Start-ups, unicorns, and enterprise technology companies join investors, real estate partners, Wall Street analysts, and more.

CURATED BREAKOUT DISCUSSION PROGRAMS

Join an intimate group of peers in one of these unique breakout programs. Taking place in The Loft at The Lead Summit, these programs are for brand and retail leaders to gather with peers in the same role to discuss, learn and compare in private, intimate, guided discussions.

Where Brand & Retail technology leadership, venture capital, start-ups and big tech co-create.
Where Ecommerce leaders and practitioners meet in intimate, focused, and moderated discussions with peers.
Where growth marketing leaders meet in intimate, focused, and moderated discussions with peers.

2024 SPEAKERS

The Lead Summit 2024 featured 180+ innovative and forward thinking speakers across the biggest names in brand and retail.

Melissa Worth
SVP, Americas 
New Balance Athletics

Katie Reeves
Managing Director
COS North America

Noam Paransky
Chief Omni and Innovation Officer
Tapestry, Inc.

Christina Hennigton
EVP and Chief Growth Officer
Target

Angie Rieger
Chief Transformation Officer
Lands’ End

Cyntia Leo
Head of Brand Marketing
Urban Outfitters

Linda Li Steiner
Head of Customer Activation & Marketing, H&M Americas
H&M

Jed Berger
President
Kenneth Cole Productions

Andrea DiNunzio
GM, US Luxury Skincare
Coty

Mark Katz 
Chief Operating Officer/Chief Financial Officer
Vera Wang Group

Quynh Dang
VP, Brand Marketing
Nanit

Matthew Austin 
VP, Global Ecommerce
Fossil

HOSTED MEETINGS PROGRAM

If you’re with a Brand or Retailer, you may qualify for a complimentary ticket plus up to $850 toward travel, entertainment, dining, hotel with our Hosted Meetings Program!

  • Meet The Tech That Solves Your Needs
  • You Choose The Tech You Need To Meet With
  • All Meetings In As Little as 1 Hour Of Time
  • Get Up to $850 For Your Hotel, Travel, Dining, Uber, Broadway Tickets, and More!
  • Didn’t Use All The Money? Receive The Balance On A Visa Gift Card!

SPONSORSHIP

The Lead Summit gathers key decision-makers from enterprise brands & retailers, mid-market brands and challenger brands. Marketing, ecommerce, stores, customer experience, merchandising, last mile/fulfillment, C-Suite, strategy and innovation leaders don’t simply attend, rather they leverage LeadTime and the Hosted Meeting Program (1-to-1 meeting program) to identify, meet, and connect with the right technology providers.

Engage full teams and hard-to-reach decision-makers who have expressed interest in your solutions.

2024 SPONSORS

THE LOCATION

For the third year in a row, The Lead Summit will be held at Pier 36 — with world-class views of DUMBO, The Brooklyn Bridge, and the NYC skyline. Located just north of Manhattan’s Financial District, Pier 36 radiates the energy of iconic & modern New York.

299 South St, New York, NY 10002

THE FUTURE OF BRAND TO CONSUMER