Honoring The Top Executives Mastering Direct-To-Consumer
The Direct 60 Forum is a by-invitation gathering for 100 brand & retail executives. This exclusive, half-day event is where we recognize innovators at the forefront of the direct-to-consumer business pivot. This unique program features curated and thoughtful networking, exclusive content, the alumni panel, and a ceremony to recognize The Direct 60 2023.
October 19, 2023 | NeueHouse Madison Square
THE DIRECT 60 LIST
The Direct 60 honorees are brand leaders at the forefront of the direct-to-consumer pivot. Hailing from incumbent (traditionally wholesale) and scaled brands, these calculated risk takers and new adopters are retooling their company infrastructure for this new world where every brand is a direct-to-consumer brand. These leaders continue to embrace technology, innovation, and next-gen strategies to transform their businesses & industry.
The Direct 60 Forum is an invite-only celebration of direct-to-consumer. An exclusive and intimate event, The Direct 60 Forum features honorees from incumbent brands on the Direct 60 List, alumni from the previous year’s Direct 60 List, and other D2C executives leading marketing, eCommerce, Stores, and more at incumbent and scaled brands.
Direct 60 Awards Ceremony
At The Direct 60 Forum, we honor The Direct 60 with a Standout Award ceremony where we highlight the individual achievements, successful careers, and meaningful impacts each of these honorees are being recognized for.
Curated Roundtable Discussions
Networking, benchmarking and conversation are a cornerstone of this program. The Direct 60 honorees and alumni join intimate roundtable-based sessions to discuss the bets each are making. Conversations center on challenges, investment priorities and strategy for growing the direct-to-consumer business in 2023 and beyond.
The Direct 60 Alumni Panel
Hear from Direct 60 List alumni as they discuss lessons learned from years of building direct-to-consumer muscles while transforming businesses. The alumni dive into the strategies, traits, and “life hacks” that help them continue to innovate and push the envelope. They also share key tactics for keeping the direct-to-consumer momentum and how the strategy is evolving over time.
Technology Trend Analysis
Direct-To-Consumer strategy is heavily reliant on the savvy use of technology. Hear from four innovators on the solutions they are building to help brands accelerate direct-to-consumer growth, control margins, and differentiate in a highly competitive environment.
NeueHouse Madison Square
The light filled penthouse at NeueHouse Madison Square provides iconic, views of the Chrysler building uptown and the urban bustle of Madison Square, NYC below. This unique space has the ambiance, hospitality and specs to prove a one-of-a-kind experience for The Direct 60 Forum.
110 E 25th St, New York, NY 10010
PAST & CURRENT ATTENDEES INCLUDE
Abercrombie & Fitch
Bath & Body Works
Diane von Furstenberg
Estée Lauder Companies
Levi Strauss & Co
NEST New York
Saks OFF 5th
The North Face
US Polo Assn.
Van Cleef & Arpels