POSHFEST 2013

POSHFEST 2013
Event on 2013-10-19 08:00:00

On October 19th-20th, Poshmark is hosting our first-ever fashion festival in Las Vegas, bringing together industry influencers, style lovers, and our ever-so-incredible community to celebrate and empower the entrepreneur in all of us!

 

Held at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, passionate community members from all around the country will come together to connect, learn, and, most importantly, have fun with each other! This two-day fashion event will be full of interactive panels, inspiring guest speakers, hands-on workshops, and—in true Poshmark style—the ultimate LIVE Posh Party, Vegas style!

Get inventory and merchandising tips for stocking your Poshmark closet and see how to transform your closet into a business, learn how to build a strong customer base, improve your Covershot-taking skills (including on-the-spot listing!), and get inspired by power users as they share their secrets to building their personal brands on Poshmark. You’ll even be able to land some one-on-one time with many of our amazing panelists and workshop leaders!

 

Whatever happens in Vegas doesn’t have to stay in Vegas. Along with a weekend full of memories and new friends, you’ll leave PoshFest feeling empowered about your personal style, full of new business ideas, and ready to incorporate the advice and connections you’ve gained into your everyday Posh life!

 

Grab your tickets NOW, as space is limited!

 

 

 

Saturday, October 19

8-9:30am: Registration & breakfast

 

9:30-10am: Welcome remarks from Poshmark Founder & CEO, Manish Chandra

 

10-10:45am: Panel 1: Jumpstart Your Style

Step up your own personal style and become a Poshmark tastemaker with this panel’s expert tips. Listen to 4-5 whip-smart and super stylish ladies discuss what's on trend for fall/winter, effortless styling tips and advice on what you can most certainly get rid of out of your closet right now! You’ll walk away inspired about personal style and how to incorporate that into your closet.

 

10:45-11:15am: Networking break

 

11:15-11:25am: Guest Speaker, TBA

 

11:25-12:15pm: Panel 2: How Poshmark Changed My Life: Secrets To Selling Success

For some, Poshmark has become more than just making a nice chunk of change from their own closet; it can be life-altering. Hear from four power users as they discuss the personal impact Poshmark has had on them. They will share their strategies for finding inventory, how they buy for their customers, and what Poshmark tools have helped to build their following bringing them continued success on the platform.

 

12:15-1:15pm: Lunch Reception

 

1:15-1:30pm: Keynote Speaker, TBA

 

1:30-2:15pm: Panel 3: Marketing Yourself In The Virtual World

Like any business, how you market yourself is a very important piece of becoming successful. Learn how marketing can increase sales in your Poshmark closet from a crew of bad-ass Posh marketing mavens. Tips will include the importance of providing great customer service, the science behind sharing listings, how to use outside tools to create a personal brand, how social media can drive traffic to your closet and when it’s time to take your efforts offline with branded business cards.

 

2:15-2:25pm: Guest Speaker, TBA

 

2:25-2:55pm: Networking Break

 

2:55-3:40pm: Guest Speaker, TBA

 

3:40-4:25pm: Panel 4: Meet The Founders: The Community’s Burning Questions Answered

All four Poshmark founders will take the stage to close out Saturday’s informative panels to share the story of how they came up with Poshmark, the fun-filled road to PoshFest and will take the hot seat to answer the community’s most common burning questions.

 

4:25-4:40pm: Closing Remarks

 

7-10pm: Posh Party

 

 

Sunday, October 20

10-11am: Welcome breakfast

 

11-11:30am: Workshop 1: Like a Boss: How to Start a Business on Poshmark

Poshmark’s Director of Marketplace Operations will lead this interactive discussion around what you need to take into account when running a business on Poshmark. Get guidance and direction on business matters such as how to look into tax requirements, wholesale licensing, customer service, legal matters, and more!

 

11:30-12pm: Workshop 2: Spreading the PoshLove: How to Build Relationships That Matter

Poshmark’s Director of Community will lead this interactive discussion around how to make relationships count on Poshmark. Get the low-down on offering spectacular customer service, sharing items, communicating effectively, how to handle conflict gracefully, helping out the community with tips and tricks, and spreading overall Posh Love.

 

12-1pm: Lunch Reception

 

1-1:30pm: Workshop 3: Power User Tips and Tricks

Poshmark’s Community Ambassador and power user will lead this interactive discussion on how to add a little pep to your Posh step while cutting some corners in the pursuit of Poshmark efficiency! Tips will include how to use the USPS app to track packages, order supplies, and request a pickup, how to use the iPhone's keyboard shortcuts to create answers that a user commonly uses, how to prove authenticity, and how to effectively utilize Poshmark Support.

1:30-1:45pm: Closing Remarks from Poshmark Founder & CEO, Manish Chandra

* Schedule and agenda subject to change. Stay tuned for more updates as we near PoshFest!

 

What is PoshFest?

PoshFest is a live two day event filled with fashion, friends, and fun happening in Las Vegas that will connect, inspire, and empower the Poshmark community from all across the country.

 

When is PoshFest taking place?

This year’s inaugural PoshFest begins at 8:00 a.m. PT on Saturday, October 19th, 2013 and goes until 2:00 p.m. PT on Sunday, October 20th, 2013.

 

Where is PoshFest happening?

PoshFest 2013 will be held at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas (3708 Las Vegas Boulevard South, Las Vegas, NV 89109). See their website for more details and directions.

 

Who’s invited to PoshFest 2013?

We’re excited to invite all registered members of Poshmark to join us at PoshFest! Not a member yet? No problem! Download the free Poshmark iPhone or iPad app, or register on the web.

 

Please note: Space to PoshFest is limited!

 

Do you have recommendations on where to stay overnight?

Yes! We’ve partnered with The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas to not only host the fashion festival, but also offer you rooms at their gorgeous hotel for a discounted price on 10/18 and 10/19! To book your room for 9/night (not including taxes and any additional fees), click here and book. You can also call the hotel's call center at 855-435-0005, reference group name "Poshmark" and group code "SPOSH3". It is important to use this code so that they know you’re in town for PoshFest 2013!

You will only be able to book at this rate until 11:59pm PST on 10/02/13, so don't delay!

 

Is there an age requirement for PoshFest?

There is no age requirement to to attend PoshFest 2013.  

 

Do I need to print out and bring my ticket to get in?

We encourage you to pre-print your ticket and bring it with you to PoshFest, as it will make registration go faster.

 

Will you be selling tickets at the door?

No, we will not be selling any tickets at the door.

 

What is your cancellation policy?

Unfortunately, we are not able to offer refunds on tickets to PoshFest 2013.

 

When will the PoshFest schedule of events be available?

We’re working hard to nail down the exact details, guest speakers, workshops, and more as soon as possible. Keep checking back, as we’ll be updating the schedule on a regular basis!

Should I plan on bringing clothes and accessories to list for sale at PoshFest?

While we encourage you to list whenever and wherever, we are not requiring you to bring items to sell during PoshFest.

 

And most importantly, what should I wear!?

Your favorite Poshmark finds, of course! #PoshStyle

Please shoot us an email if you have any other questions: poshfest@poshmark.com

at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
3708 Las Vegas Boulevard South
Las Vegas, United States

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