The Foremost 50 Forum 2024

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.

March 7, 2024 | 8:30 am - 12:30 pm | New York City

IN ATTENDANCE

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.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

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.

THE LOCATION

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

Act+Acre

Andie

Athena Club

Athletic Brewing Company

Bearaby

Bev

Bombas

Brooklinen

Cann

Care+Wear

CUUP

Dagne Dover

Dormify

Faherty

Fair Harbor Clothing

Flag & Anthem

Gainful

HATCH

Hydrant

Inkbox

Jolie

Jupiter

K18 Hair

Knot Standard

Koio

Kosterina

Kule

Lalo

Little Words Project

Mack Weldon

Made In

Maude

Ministry of Supply

Mizzen+Main

Model No.

Mugsy

Negative Underwear

Nori

Pangaia

Pattern Brands

Peejamas

Rebag

Rhone

Rothy’s

Rowan

Rowing Blazers

Solo Stove

Summersalt

Supergoop!

Tecovas

The Honey Pot Company

The Normal Brand

The Phluid Project

The Sill

Thesis

Third Love

Three Wishes Cereal

Thursday Boot Company

Tula

Universal Standard

UNTUCKit

Win Brands Group

With Clarity

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