Conferences & Workshops

Who's Next and Premiere Classe trade shows organise conferences and workshops for retailers and brands.
These different meeting formats are an essential source of information regarding new trends and the fashion market.
Badge holders have free access to all the conferences and workshops, no reservation needed.

Conferences program
Workshops program
Opening party

Conferences

All the conferences are in French, translated simultaneously in English.

Friday
January 20, 2017

10.30am to 11.30am — Hall 7.1

Female leadership: the women who are shaking up the lines

Conference

Laurence Le Ny - ‎VP Music, Culture & Infotainment, Orange
Mathilde Lacombe - Brand Director, Birchbox
Christine Phung - Founder, Christine Phung
Céline Lippi - Co-founder and Managing Director, Fashion Capital Partners // Co-founder and Managing Director, Luxury Forward
Lisa Gachet - Founder, Wear Lemonade

Moderator: Karine Vergniol - Journalist, BFM Business

Introduction: Marie Dupin - Fashion Director, Nelly Rodi

11.30am to 12.30pm — Hall 7.1

From wholesale to unified trade: the transformation of supply and consumption

Conference

Ilan Benhaim - Co-founder, Vente-Privée
Jean Bernard Della Chiesa - Directeur du Digital et de l’Innovation, Undiz
Jean Luc Colonna d’Istria - Innovation and Retail, Istria Conseil
Audrey Lieutaud Monleau - PDG & Fondatrice, Mon Petit Bikini
Pierre Boullé Judkiwicz - Landlord Partner Paris, Appear Here
Nathalie Rosenblum - Directrice Associée, Retail 3D
Bruno Lischewski - Directeur Commercial, Redskins
Camille Callen - Blogueuse Mode, Noholita
Victor Thomas - Co-founder, Igloo
Falco Schmutz - CEO & Chief Marketing Officer Associate, Fitizzy
Ralph Speyser - Co-founder, La Boutonnière
Franck Verschelle - CEO, Advantail
Charles Doxuan - Chief Marketing Officer, Alcmeon
Sophie Rodrigues - Directrice, DPB Agency
Jeremy Dallois - Co-founder and CEO, ReachFive
Pierre Casanova - GM Europe, Content Square
Christophe Vattier - CEO, Bubbles
Raphaël Piret Gerard - Head of Business Development, Facility Lockers
Edouard Schwebel - Industry Manager, Google France
Benoît Dantec - DG, Bouygues Immobilier Commerce

Animateur : Philippe Lehartel - Expert Retail & Place to Be, Maker en commerce connecté, Influencer & activateur de réseau

2pm to 2.30pm — Hall 7.1

Keynote: Instagram – Feed Fashion

Keynote

Julie Pellet - Brand Development Lead, Instagram

2.30pm to 3.15pm — Hall 7.1

A/W 2017-18 product trends

Conference

Michael Bonzom, Directeur de Création, Nelly Rodi

3.15pm to 4pm — Hall 7.1

What is the future for retail in a world where there no longer lies a distinct line between digital and real?

Conference

Jean-Christophe Bonis - Founder & CEO, Oxymore Inc.

4pm to 4.45pm — Hall 7.1

The new fashion business models

Conference

Lara Rouyres - Founder & CEO, Selectionnist
Edoardo Manitto - Managing Director, Lafayette Plug and Play
Aurélie Nguyen - Co-founder, L'Habibliothèque
Isabelle Ginestet-Naudin - Directrice des Fonds sectoriels, Bpifrance
Patrick Robin - Vice President, France Digitale - Co-founder & Managing Partner, Avolta Partners

Moderator: Karine Vergniol - Journalist, BFM Business

4.45pm to 5.30pm — Hall 7.1

In what way is Pinterest an essential tool in helping brands find inspiration?

Conference

Lucie Marquet - Marketing Manager, Pinterest France

Saturday
January 21, 2017

11am to 11.45am — Hall 7.1

A/W 2017-18 product trends

Conference

Laurent Le Mouel, Directeur Artistique, Nelly Rodi

11h45 à 12h30 — Hall 7.1

Fashion and accessories trends Spring-Summer 18 by Nelly Rodi

Conference

Laurent Le Mouel - Artistic Director, Nelly Rodi

2.30pm to 3.30pm — Hall 7.1

Develop your fashion brand in China: the formidable growth of e-commerce

Conference

Pierre-François Le Louët - Président, Fédération Française du Prêt to Porter Féminin
Sébastien Badault - Directeur Général France, Alibaba Group
LV Jianmei - Directrice, Tmall Apparel and Accessories-Lady Wear

3.30pm to 4.15pm — Hall 7.1

The best practices for online sales on selective marketplaces

Conference for brands

Carlos Cantoni - Head of Account Management, La Redoute
Dorina Brancato - Head of Business Development, La Redoute
Julien Pons - Business Development Manager, La Redoute

4.15pm to 5pm — Hall 7.1

The fabrics and materials of the future

Conference

Annick Jehanne - Présidente, Hubmode
Florence Bost - Founder, Sable Chaud

5pm to 5.45pm — Hall 7.1

The changing body: how has fashion grasped the female morphology?

Conference

Ous Ouzzani - CEO, Clickndress
Cathy Xicluna - Managing Partner, Clickndress
Annick Jehanne - Présidente, Hubmode

Sunday
January 22, 2017

11am to 11.45am — Hall 7.1

A/W 2017-18 product trends

Conference

Tiphaine Beaurpere, Styliste Senior, Nelly Rodi

2.30pm to 3.15pm — Hall 7.1

Creating an unforgettable in-store customer experience

Conference

Tudor Gheorghiu - CEO & Co-Founder, AskAnna
Sophie Bocquet - Directrice, Citadium
Régis Pennel - Founder, L'Exception

Moderator: Noémie Balmat - Fashion & Innovation Consultant, Clausette.cc

3.15pm to 4pm — Hall 7.1

The zero stock shop: which technological solutions combine the real and the digital?

Conference

Maxime Dislaire - CEO, Improveeze

Moderator: Annick Jehanne - Présidente, Hubmode

4pm to 4.45pm — Hall 7.1

How to drive in-store traffic thanks to social media and digital?

Conference

Mathieu Bouillon - Digital strategy consultant

Monday
January 23, 2017

11am to 11.45am — Hall 7.1

Trends: how to identify and analyse them in real time?

Conference

Alexandra Van Houtte - Founder, TagWalk

11.45am to 12.30pm — Hall 7.1

Web-to-store, store-to-web, marketplaces and multi-brand stores: which omnichannel strategies for French brands?

Conference for brands

Yann Rivoallan - Co-fondateur, The Other Store

2.30pm to 3.15pm — Hall 7.1

Discover the French fashion market

Conference

Danièle Clutier-Léauté - Professeur, Directeur, IFM Etudes & Conseil

3.15pm to 4pm — Hall 7.1

The future of fashion and FashionTech: an overview of the innovations of an ongoing revolution

Conference

Adrien Deslous-Paoli - Founder, De Rigueur
Floriane Pelletier - Fondatrice, Louis Antoinette
Adèle Wistrand - Look Forward Project Director, Showroomprive.com
Sissi Johnson - Brand Strategist, Tech Advisor, The Huffington Post Contributor
Clara Daguin - Créatrice

Moderator: Fabrice Jonas - Editor in Chief, Modelab

Workshops

Friday
January 20, 2017

Juan-Manuel Torralbo

10am to 11am — Hall 7.1

Setting up your point of sale in the omnichannel retailing jungle

Retail Expert Club Workshop in French and English led by Juan-Manuel Torralbo, Retailer Expansion Strategy & Opening Expert

11am to 11.30am — Business Lounge - Hall 3

Germany: Market overview / how to successfully recruit your agent?

Workshop led by Laurent Guérin - Business France

Luc Joubert

11.30am to 12.30pm — Hall 7.1

The 3 fundamental principles of building a store concept: context, target and product offer

Retail Expert Club Workshop in French and English led by Luc Joubert, Store Concept and Customer Experience Expert

11.30am to 12pm — Business Lounge - Hall 3

How to accelerate you international development thanks to the IVB programme?

Workshop led by Eléonore Hurault de Ligny - Business France

11.30am to 12am — Fidancia Business Center - Hall 2.2

How can an efficient management of the collection make you earn money?

Workshop led by Eva Pujadas - Fidancia Sales Manager

Lydia Harroch

2pm to 3pm — Hall 7.1

My place, my values, my customer

Retail Expert Club Workshop in French and English led by Lydia Harroch, Store Image and Customer Experience Expert

2pm to 3pm — Stand Fédération Française du Prêt-à-Porter Féminin - Hall 7.1

Distributing in the U.S.

Workshop led by la Fédération Française du Prêt-à-Porter Féminin

2.30pm to 3.30pm — Business Lounge - Hall 7.1

Discovering crowdfunding for fashion brands

Workshop led by Annika Schlüter - Success Manager Mode - Ulule

3pm to 3.30pm — Business Lounge - Hall 3

Regional support and fundings dedicated to Fashion businesses

Workshop led by Cécile HAUTEFORT and Elodie Morin - Business France

Thierry Bayle

3.30pm to 4.30pm — Hall 7.1

The art and science of purchasing and predicting sales to a 90% degree of accuracy

Retail Expert Club Workshop in French and English led by Thierry Bayle, Purchasing and Merchandising Performance Expert

4pm to 5pm — Business Lounge - Hall 7.1

How to photograph your products close to where they're manufactured abroad while keeping costs down?

Workshop led by Thierry Maillet - Ooshot

Steeve Lambert

5pm to 6pm — Hall 7.1

Establish an online clientele: Facebook and Instagram are your best shop windows

Retail Expert Club Workshop in French and English led by Steeve Lambert, Digital Strategies and Fashion E-Commerce Expert

Saturday
January 21, 2017

Juan-Manuel Torralbo

10am to 11am — Hall 7.1

Setting up your point of sale in the omnichannel retailing jungle

Retail Expert Club Workshop in French and English led by Juan-Manuel Torralbo, Retailer Expansion Strategy & Opening Expert

11am to 11.30am — Business Lounge - Hall 3

Netherlands: Market overview / how to successfully recruit your agent?

Workshop led by Eva Velthuyssen - Business France

Luc Joubert

11.30am to 12.30pm — Hall 7.1

The 3 fundamental principles of building a store concept: context, target and product offer

Retail Expert Club Workshop in French and English led by Luc Joubert, Store Concept and Customer Experience Expert

11.30am to 12pm — Business Lounge - Hall 3

Turkey: Market overview / How to successfully recruit your agent?

Workshop led by Erol Gorucu - Business France

11.30am to 12pm — Fidancia Business Center - Hall 2.2

The credit insurance, a protection against the non-payments

Workshop led by Eva Pujadas - Fidancia Sales Manager

12pm to 1pm — Business Lounge - Hall 3

How to improve your brands image on Instagram?

Workshop led by Thierry Maillet - Ooshot

Lydia Harroch

2pm to 3pm — Hall 7.1

My place, my values, my customer

Retail Expert Club Workshop in French and English led by Lydia Harroch, Store Image and Customer Experience Expert

2pm to 3pm — Stand Fédération Française du Prêt-à-Porter Féminin - Hall 7.1

Fashion brands and communication

Workshop led by la Fédération Française du Prêt-à-Porter Féminin

3pm to 3.30pm — Business Lounge - Hall 3

Belgium: Market overview / How to successfully recruit your agent?

Workshop led by Mathilde Bideaux - Business France

Thierry Bayle

3.30pm to 4.30pm — Hall 7.1

The art and science of purchasing and predicting sales to a 90% degree of accuracy

Retail Expert Club Workshop in French and English led by Thierry Bayle, Purchasing and Merchandising Performance Expert

3.30pm to 4pm — Business Lounge - Hall 3

Japan: Market overview / How to successfully recruit your agent?

Workshop led by Akiko Hori - Business France

Steeve Lambert

5pm to 6pm — Hall 7.1

Establish an online clientele: Facebook and Instagram are your best shop windows

Retail Expert Club Workshop in French and English led by Steeve Lambert, Digital Strategies and Fashion E-Commerce Expert

Sunday
January 22, 2017

Juan-Manuel Torralbo

10am to 11am — Hall 7.1

Setting up your point of sale in the omnichannel retailing jungle

Retail Expert Club Workshop in French and English led by Juan-Manuel Torralbo, Retailer Expansion Strategy & Opening Expert

11am to 11.30am — Business Lounge - Hall 3

Denmark/Nordics: Market overview / How to successfully recruit your agent?

Workshop led by Annemette Jenssen - Business France

Luc Joubert

11.30am to 12.30pm — Hall 7.1

The 3 fundamental principles of building a store concept: context, target and product offer

Retail Expert Club Workshop in French and English led by Luc Joubert, Store Concept and Customer Experience Expert

11.30am to 12pm — Fidancia Business Center - Hall 2.2

What is Fidancia factoring?

Workshop led by Olivier Arrighi - CEO Fidancia

Lydia Harroch

2pm to 3pm — Hall 7.1

My place, my values, my customer

Retail Expert Club Workshop in French and English led by Lydia Harroch, Store Image and Customer Experience Expert

2pm to 3pm — Stand Fédération Française du Prêt-à-Porter Féminin - Hall 7.1

Building an efficient business plan

Workshop led by la Fédération Française du Prêt-à-Porter Féminin

Thierry Bayle

3.30pm to 4.30pm — Hall 7.1

The art and science of purchasing and predicting sales to a 90% degree of accuracy

Retail Expert Club Workshop in French and English led by Thierry Bayle, Purchasing and Merchandising Performance Expert

3.30pm to 4.30pm — Business Lounge - Hall 7.1

Focusing on consumers happiness: How consumer behavior has changed

Workshop led by Julien Dussauge (Serial Shoppers) and Fabrice Jonas (Modelab)

Steeve Lambert

5pm to 6pm — Hall 7.1

Establish an online clientele: Facebook and Instagram are your best shop windows

Retail Expert Club Workshop in French and English led by Steeve Lambert, Digital Strategies and Fashion E-Commerce Expert

Monday
January 23, 2017

9.30am to 12.30pm — Business Lounge - Hall 3

Merchandising: A strategic tool for leather goods retailers

Workshop led by la Fédération Nationale des Détailllants en Maroquinerie et Voyage

Juan-Manuel Torralbo

10am to 11am — Hall 7.1

Setting up your point of sale in the omnichannel retailing jungle

Retail Expert Club Workshop in French and English led by Juan-Manuel Torralbo, Retailer Expansion Strategy & Opening Expert

10.30am to 11am — Business Lounge - Hall 7.1

How to accelerate you international development thanks to the IVB programme?

Workshop led by Eléonore Hurault de Ligny - Business France

11am to 12pm — Business Lounge - Hall 7.1

Discovering crowdfunding for fashion brands

Workshop led by Annika Schlüter - Success Manager Mode - Ulule

Luc Joubert

11.30am to 12.30pm — Hall 7.1

The 3 fundamental principles of building a store concept: context, target and product offer

Retail Expert Club Workshop in French and English led by Luc Joubert, Store Concept and Customer Experience Expert

11.30am to 12pm — Fidancia Business Center - Hall 2.2

The best solutions in case of litigation

Workshop led by Sissy Manrique - Fidancia Legal Manager

12pm to 1pm — Business Lounge - Hall 7.1

How to photograph your products close to where they’re manufactured abroad while keeping costs down?

Workshop led by Thierry Maillet - Ooshot

Lydia Harroch

2pm to 3pm — Hall 7.1

My place, my values, my customer

Retail Expert Club Workshop in French and English led by Lydia Harroch, Store Image and Customer Experience Expert

2pm to 3pm — Stand Fédération Française du Prêt-à-Porter Féminin - Hall 7.1

Sales agents, showrooms and distributors as a tool to expand your brand internationally

Workshop led by la Fédération Française du Prêt-à-Porter Féminin

Thierry Bayle

3.30pm to 4.30pm — Hall 7.1

The art and science of purchasing and predicting sales to a 90% degree of accuracy

Retail Expert Club Workshop in French and English led by Thierry Bayle, Purchasing and Merchandising Performance Expert

Steeve Lambert

5pm to 6pm — Hall 7.1

Establish an online clientele: Facebook and Instagram are your best shop windows

Retail Expert Club Workshop in French and English led by Steeve Lambert, Digital Strategies and Fashion E-Commerce Expert

Opening party

7pm to 10.30pm — Hall 7.1

Who's Next & Premiere Classe invite you to the #Girlsquad opening party
with live music sessions and arty, fashion and lifestyle performances!