New Media Panel Offers Insight from Specialists and Innovators
IASC is proud to announce the opening night keynote address, April 26 at 7:15 p.m. by Chris Carter. Carter is the co-founder of Alien Workshop and current GM of DNA Distribution whose family of brands includes Alien Workshop, Habitat, Habitat Footwear, Red Skate Protection and Reflex.
On April 27th at 4:00 p.m. you won't want to miss the New Media panel: A discussion with industry experts on the challenges brands, retailers and media are facing in the online / social / mobile environment of today and the future. What's working, what's not and why.
Mike Burnett, Editor at Large, Thrasher
Rob Brink, Digital Communications Manager, Sole Technology
Neal George: Omniture Account Team Lead, Adobe
Moderated by Josh Friedberg, IASC Executive Director
IASC Skateboarding Summit 2011
The IASC Skateboarding Summit is taking place April 26-27, 2011 at The Doubletree Hotel in the city of Orange, California. This year IASC has teamed up with the Board Retailers Association to bring together manufacturers and retailers in education and camaraderie.
The Summit will bring intensive, interactive workshops, inspiring speakers, educational panels, and most importantly- time to skateboard at the Vans Skatepark at the Block. The goal of this summit is to bring together the leaders in skateboarding to focus on innovation in the industry, the future of their business, and skateboarding as a whole.
Who will Attend the Summit:
Approximately 150 of the top Skateboarding Hardgoods, Softgoods, Footwear Company Owners - CEO's and Presidents - Heads of Sales and Marketing - General Managers - Sales and Marketing Professionals as well as respected Retailers from across the nation.
The 2 Day Summit will include:
Impactful Keynote Speakers In depth Panel Discussions ranging in topics from merchandising, innovative athletes, tradeshows, consumer behavior, and more. Break Out sessions where retailers and manufactures can collaborate and discuss the important issues facing the Skate Industry Networking and Skate Time.
We look forward to your participation in the IASC Skateboarding Summit. Check the web site and your email for a full list of speakers and and exciting announcements in the coming days.
More Info on Speakers and Panels can be found here.