Honoring Breakout Challenger Brands
The Foremost 50 Forum is an invite-only celebration of breakout brands. An exclusive and intimate event, The Foremost 50 Forum features CEOs & Founders from brands on the Foremost 50 List, alumni from the previous year’s list, and other executives leading marketing, ecommerce, stores, and more at challenger brands, as well as incumbent enterprise brands.
The Foremost 50 Forum plays host to the CEOs, Founders, and leadership of exceptional digital-first, challenger brands. The Forum features executives from the brands selected to The Foremost 50 List, alumni from the previous year’s lists, and other leaders responsible for marketing, ecommerce, stores, and more at challenger and incumbent brands.
THE FOREMOST 50 LIST
The Foremost 50 List highlights 50 breakout challenger brands.
These breakout brands are finding new go-to-market approaches, breaking old business models, creating new value for consumers, and charting new customer relationship models. Many of these company CEOs will be featured speakers at The Lead Summit on July 10th & 11th in New York.
Foremost 50 Awards Ceremony
At The Foremost 50 Forum, the Standout Award ceremony is where we recognize and highlight the unique achievements and meaningful impacts these Foremost 50 honoree brands have made on the industry.
Curated Roundtable Discussions
In an intimate roundtable-based session, Foremost 50 CEOs and Founders, along with extended leadership, meet to discuss the future of their brands. Its a place to create connections, dive deep, compare strategies and priorities, and to share learnings and insights around common challenges. Unique to The Lead, these roundtable formats bring peers together who can offer specific perspectives on business-critical discussions.
The Foremost 50 Alumni Panel
Hear from Foremost 50 brand leaders from previous years as they share lessons on building challenger brands while transforming the industry. Attendees receive exclusive insights on the state of the direct-to-consumer business model and learn how Foremost 50 alumni CEOs and founders are evolving their businesses as the model matures and competition heats up.
Technology Trend Analysis
Business growth and profitability is dependent on the savvy use of technology, marketing and data. In short, to-the-point interviews, hear from innovators on where solutions are headed to meet the needs of digital-first brands accelerating growth, controlling margins, and differentiating 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 Foremost 50 Forum.
110 E 25th St, New York, NY 10010
PAST & CURRENT ATTENDEES INCLUDE
Athletic Brewing Company
Fair Harbor Clothing
Flag & Anthem
Little Words Project
Ministry of Supply
The Honey Pot Company
The Normal Brand
The Phluid Project
Three Wishes Cereal
Thursday Boot Company
Win Brands Group
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