Presented by WS Development and Boston Seaport At The Echelon Innovation Center In Boston Seaport
WHAT: The Retail Darwin LIVE is a dynamic panel and networking event that showcases the evolution of retail through conversations with founders and innovative thinkers. This event provides a platform for industry leaders to share their stories and experiences in innovation, marketing, creating a culture, and growing their businesses. It creates a space for connection and learning for local entrepreneurs, marketing professionals, influencers, and anyone interested in building their brand. As an extension of the highly popular podcast, The Retail Darwin, now entering its fifth season, the live event is presented by WS Development and Boston Seaport. It will feature founders of sought-after brands in retail, hospitality, and tech, and attendees will have an opportunity to gain valuable insights into the educational aspects of the industry.
Following the success of its inaugural event in 2022, which featured renowned founders from brands like Little Words Project and Baked by Melissa, The Retail Darwin LIVE returns to Boston Seaport, the city’s fastest-growing retail market. The event will be hosted at the Echelon Innovation Center, a hub of innovation and creativity.
Guests will enjoy light bites from the newly opened Borrachito in Boston Seaport and signature cocktails by Milestone Brands.
WHO: The Retail Darwin LIVE will feature a distinguished panel of speakers, including:
- Alexandra Wilkis Wilson – Founder, Clerisy (Formerly GILT Groupe, Glamsquad)
- Gavin Moseley – Founder, The Garret Group, The Garrett, Borrachito, Chillhouse, Rocco’s
- Kelly Brabants – Founder, Booty By Brabants
- Susanna Twarog – Founder, SOS Smart Vending Machines
- Sunni Fleming – Chief Brand Officer, Randolph Sunglasses
The Retail Darwin LIVE will be moderated by The Retail Darwin Podcast’s co-hosts Carina Donoso, VP, Retail Experience & Incubation at WS Development, and Taylor West, Sr Manager, Retail Experience & Incubation at WS Development. Ariel Foxman, VP, Brand & Experience for Boston Seaport, will kick off the event.
WHEN: Thursday, June 22, 2023; 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
WHERE: Echelon Innovation Center
135 Seaport Boulevard, Echelon Seaport – Tower Two
Guests are invited to enter through the courtyard and check in with the Lobby Host;
access will then be provided to the Innovation Center.
TICKETS: Tickets to The Retail Darwin LIVE are priced at $20 and can be purchased via the Eventbrite link.