Steven Ekstract, group publisher of License Global, will moderate both panel discussions during the bi-annual fashion marketplace.
MAGIC Las Vegas takes place Aug. 14-16 at the Las Vegas and Mandalay Bay convention centers, and will host the retail industry for the most comprehensive fashion marketplace in the U.S.
At MAGIC and across its 13 shows–FN Platform, WWDMAGIC, The Tents, Project, Project Women's, The Collective, Stitch, PoolTradeShow, WSA@MAGIC, Curve Las Vegas, Children's Club MAGIC, Sourcing at MAGIC and Footwear Sourcing at MAGIC–find the latest in apparel, footwear, accessories and manufacturing, from contemporary luxury brands to the upcoming trends in fast fashion.
The licensing industry will be highlighted at MAGIC in two panel conversations, both moderated by License Global's group publisher, Steven Ekstract.
The first conversation, taking place Aug. 14, will center on lifestyle licensing and discuss how brands build their product assortment through strategic licensing deals. The conversation will feature Pooneh Mohajer, founder and chief executive officer, and Simone Legno, co-founder and chief creative officer, Tokidoki. Additional panelists will be added closer to the event.
On Aug. 15, Marquee Brands' Michael DeVirgilio, president, and Cory Baker, chief operating officer, will discuss the strategy behind brands Ben Sherman, Bruno Magli, Body Glove and the newly-acquired BCBG Max Azria Group.