The biggest Posh weekend – PoshFest 2014 – is two weeks away (insert dancing emoji here) and we are beyond excited to see all of our Poshers in San Francisco! In an effort to inspire, empower and give you tools to up your Poshmark game, we’ve come up with quite the rockstar line-up of speakers. They can’t wait to share their insight, stories and tips & tricks with all of you, and we are truly honored to have them all.
PoshFest Day 1 – Panels
8:00 – 9:00 a.m. | Doors open, registration and breakfast
9:00 – 9:05 a.m. | Welcome Remarks
9:05 – 9:35 a.m. | Style Q&A: Fashion Pros Help Elevate Your Look: From implementing trends to knowing what’s next, get the scoop firsthand from a panel of pros.
- Moderator: Maria (@maria), Marketing, Poshmark
- Darci Wolfgang (@dw_style), Blogger Diaries of a Southern Shopper
- Jennifer Henry-Novich (@justaddglam), Blogger Just Add Glam
- Kristen Philipkoski (@kristenp), Blogger Stylenik
- Maghan McDowell (@maghanmcd), San Francisco Chronicle Style Reporter
9:35 – 10:20 a.m. | You’ve Sold Everything in Your Closet, Now What? It’s Time to Level Up: Learn how to turn your passion for Poshing into a business with tactical strategies that cover everything from inventory sourcing to customer service.
- Moderator: Tracy Espeleta Ho (@mcnubbin), Product, Poshmark
- Dani Greene (@CuratedLuxe)
- Emily Kammeyer (@accessoriesgal), Designer E. Kammeyer Accessories
- Sherri Badkoubehi (@vivacouture)
10:50 – 11:35 a.m. | Success Stories: How I Went From a Closet Cleanout to Six Figures: Get insight from two Power Poshers who have turned their hobby into an income-generating business.
- Moderator: Tracy Sun (@tracy), Co-Founder and VP of Merchandising, Poshmark
- Suzanne Canon (@scanon)
- Evelyn Jimenez (@ocposh30)
11:35 – 11:50 a.m. | State of the Posh Union with Poshmark Founder and CEO Manish Chandra
11:50 – 12:35 p.m. | Merchandising Magic That Will Double Your Sales: Top sellers will share tips and insight from pricing and top brands, to seasonal stocking and niche markets.
- Moderator: Kate Franco (@katef), Merchandising, Poshmark
- Elissa Emoto (@elissaemoto)
- Elle Batingan (@ellebee206)
- Ediza Corazon (@edizarodriguez), Blogger Healthy Girl Fashion
- Lori Galloway (@lorigalloway)
12:35 – 1:35 p.m. | Lunch
1:35 – 2:20 p.m. | With a Smile: Team Posh Shares its Customer Service Secrets: Our most-requested panel will cover how to deal with sticky situations, Posh Etiquette and more.
- Moderator: Ashlee Gomes (@ashleedawn), Community, Poshmark
- LyAnn Chhay (@lyann), Community, Poshmark
- John McDonald, VP of Marketplace Operations, Poshmark
- Michelle Lee (@gordomom)
- Brenda Schuler (@bschuler)
2:20 – 2:30 p.m. | Love Thy Selfie: The Secret to Empowering Yourself and Advancing Your Career: Tap into your inner confidence to put your best foot forward in your personal, professional and Posh life.
- Amanda Pouchot, Co-founder of Levo League
2:30 – 3:00 p.m. | Keynote featuring Tina Sharkey
3:30 – 4:00 p.m. | Talk Nerdy to Me: Trends, Data and Product Chat: Curious about how people shop? We’re sharing top brands, peak times and more to optimize your selling strategies.
- Barkha Saxena (@barkha2014), Head of Analytics, Poshmark
- Sonia Nagala Chang (@soniachang), Product, Poshmark
- Lauren Haber (@thepearshape), Merchandising, Poshmark
4:00 – 4:45 p.m. | Posh Smarter: How to Find the Best Deals First (and Brag About Them): Learn to get the best deals on the best items through negotiation, searching strategies and utilizing the new PoshMatch features.
- Moderator: Emily Atwood (@sparklemeetspop), Marketing, Poshmark
- Sarah Linder (@All4Designer), Blogger The House of Sequins
- Jessica Margulies (@lula44)
- Olivia Tam (@puraolivida), Marketplace Operations, Poshmark
- Tiffany (@artiffact), Blogger Artiffact
4:45 – 4:50 p.m. | Closing Remarks
8:00 – 11 p.m. | LIVE Posh Party: Get ready to dance with your PFFs!
PoshFest Day 2 – Workshops & Break-Outs
How to Grow Your Audience
- Amanda Weiss (@fashionableeme), Marketing, Poshmark
- Rosalie Yu (@teachchic)
- Jessica Flores (@jessicayflores), Blogger & YouTuber Domesticated Me
Ask Us Anything: Interactive Q&A and Feedback Session with Poshmark’s Founders
- Moderator: Joanna Riedl (@jojoloves), Public Relations, Poshmark
- Manish Chandra, Founder and CEO
- Tracy Sun (@tracy), Co-founder and VP of Merchandising
- Gautam Golwala, Co-founder and CTO
- Chetan Pungaliya, Co-founder and VP of Engineering
Let’s Get Physical: Tips to Throw the Ultimate Posh Event in Your Town
- Adiel Nuesmeyer (@triplyksis), Community, Poshmark
- Lynn Simmons (@lynnsimmons)
If the Price/Size is Right – Getting Your Items Seen and Sold Within Minutes
- Courtney Chan (@courtneychan), Community, Poshmark
- Elaine (@hello_elaine), Community, Poshmark
Lights, Camera, Posh! How to Create Award-Winning Covershots
Agenda is subject to change