Decoded Fashion & Hackathon Finale
Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week's First Tech Forum
Thursday, February 14, 2013, from 9:00am to 2:00pm
A full-day forum including leading figures in Fashion & Retail as well as innovative Tech founders.
The 4-hour forum will include keynotes by Fashion Designer Zac Posen and Foursquare Founder Dennis Crowey, as well as the Fashion Hackathon finale - a hackathon competition focused on innovating Fashion & Retail, to built the most innovative app in 24-hours. The top three ideas will be presented on the runway at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week. Top Fashion judges will select the winning app to be launched by the Council of Fashion Designers of America.
ABOUT DECODED FASHION
Decoded Fashion creates events, curated discussions and new content that accelerates innovation at the intersection of fashion and retail. We blend disparate industries—startups, designers, developers, media professionals, and investors—with the goal of fostering valuable partnerships.
Our forum brings together decision-makers in these industries for a full-day of networking, panel discussions, startup pitch competitions and an Imagination Room, filled with the most cutting-edge technology that is changing the fashion retail experience.
When & Where
We fuel innovation by scouting the best new tech from around the world and bringing it to fashion, beauty and retail brands.
The Decoded Fashion Summit launched in 2012 as the first global event series and networking community encouraging entrepreneurship and advancing innovation in Fashion & Retail. Its events are based in New York, London and Milan and include summits, tech expos, startup competitions and hackathons for Fashion.