Agenda

 

Day 1 - Thursday, September 29

 

Sessions 9:00 am - 4:00 pm CT

Happy Hour 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm CT

9:00 am - 10:00 am

Registration & Breakfast

10:00 am - 10:10 am

Welcome Address

PoshFest is officially here! Settle in and get ready to kick off the festivities with a warm welcome from Team Posh.

Main Stage

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10:10 am - 10:40 am

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Together At Last: The Power of Community and Navigating the Present Day World

 

After 2 long years apart, celebrate the start of PoshFest with a much needed dose of inspiration from Bryan, Nina, Caymielyn, and Melinda during this panel. Each of them bring incredible perspective on mentorship and support for one another and will give us their approach on shifting and adapting selling strategies during challenging times and how to maintain a healthy Posh Life balance.

Panel

Main Stage

MODERATOR

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Adiel Nuesmeyer

Sr. Community Director

SPEAKERS

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Bryan Koehler

@houstonexchange

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Melinda Wu

@joyfullycurated

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Nina Osollo

@lastquartershop

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Caymielyn Johnson

@infinitelyposh

10:40 am - 11:00 am

State of the Posh Union

with Founder & CEO Manish Chandra

As we celebrate PoshFest #10, join Founder and CEO, Manish Chandra, as we look back at the exciting journey we’ve been on together and look ahead to the future. Plus, get the inside scoop from Manish on new ways we'll help you grow and hear what’s top of mind as we shape the future of shopping together.

Main Stage

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11:00 am - 11:10 am

Posh Stories

 

Listen to unique and personal stories from Poshers who come from all different walks of life yet have one thing in common: their love of Poshmark. Get a glimpse inside their individual journeys, and walk away inspired to support and connect with the passionate community around you.

Main Stage

SPEAKERS

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Mimi Knoblock

@mimisdbest

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Tiffany Stewart

@tiffypie089

11:10 am - 12:00 pm

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Networking

 

Whether you are new to Poshmark or a seasoned seller, meeting and connecting with Poshers is always beneficial. Get together during these networking blocks for fun icebreakers, activities to get to know each other, and to mingle and make new PFFs (Posh Friends Forever). 

Networking

Mentorship Roundtables

Rising tides lift all ships, and that’s the beauty of the Poshmark community. Join these intimate group discussions where you’ll connect with likeminded Poshers and mentors who can help you take your business to new heights.

Roundtables

Leadership Roundtable: Poshmark Community Connections

Come join a discussion hosted by LyAnn Chhay, SVP of Community and Steven Tristan Young, CMO about reaching your goals and expanding your expertise through community connections on Poshmark.

ROUNDTABLE LEADERS

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LyAnn Chhay

SVP, Community

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Steven Tristan Young

Chief Marketing Officer

Community-Hosted Events: Connecting Through Community Experiences​

ROUNDTABLE LEADER

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Janis Lacombe

@the_janis_marie

Business Planning & Scaling to Go Full-Time

ROUNDTABLE LEADER

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Crystal Blandshaw

@fashion_deity

Reselling With a Purpose: Your Guide to Thrifting & Secondhand

ROUNDTABLE LEADER

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Elyssa Costello

@lysscosty

Open Discussion: Chat All Things Posh

ROUNDTABLE LEADER

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Becca Kirby

@aposhsavage

Closet Consultations

 

Meet one on one with other Poshers to swap tips, give and gain advice, and talk about all things Posh. This dedicated time will leave you inspired and with a new friend!

Networking

CLOSET CONSULTANTS

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Abbey Sladek

@agoodwin10

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Cayley Westfall

@well_traveled

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Jill Yank

@jill555

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Martina Boeger

@crazynormalchic

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Ruth Ramsey

@ruthierams

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Teem Osborn

@teemstir

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Alexandra Selig

@houseofcloth

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Dara Singletary

@thatbombyogamom

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Katelyn Huffine

@beautifulforall

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Megan Morris

@poshpro_megan

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Samantha Stapleton

@stylehuntatx

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Tijana Milenkovic

@tijanala

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Alyssa Dotson Wheat

@akdotson

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Desiree Salzer

@elliott.q

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Krystle Sno Roberts

@ksfashioncraze

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Randi Lange

@rollingrackposh

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Sheila Hays

@shays68

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Lunch

Breakout Sessions + Workshops:

Pick your own adventure! Every attendee can select one session from each time block to attend.

Block 1

1:00 pm - 1:45 pm

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Trend Forecast: 100% Chance of Style + Sales with Google

The power of merchandising and trend forecasting is vital for being one step ahead and giving shoppers what they want, when they want it. In this session, join Retail Expert at Google, Julie Lentz, and Poshmark’s Head of Merchandising, Chloe Baffert, as they share industry knowledge on how to identify popular styles, brands, and trends through Google and merchandising strategies. Plus, expand your skills on detecting social media trends and how to leverage the trend lifecycle to make sales FAST.  

Breakout Session

SPEAKERS

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Chloe Baffert

Sr. Manager, Merchandising & Curation

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Julie Lentz

Head of Industry, Retail Industry Media Sales at Google

How to Manage Inventory + Source Smarter Not Harder

 

From exploring new opportunities to source inventory, to seamlessly organizing and processing your sales, get all the intel on the best sourcing strategies and inventory management processes you need to make your business run efficiently and scaled to the next level.

Breakout Session

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MODERATOR

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Nyzelle Ornedo

Sr. Community Development Manager

SPEAKERS

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Renée Suiter

@reinascloset

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Stephanie Weddle

@3queensresale

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Sara Boykan

@posh_potential

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BYOB (Building Your Own Brand) Workshop

 

Creating your own personal brand that’s recognizable and true to you is such an important aspect of your business because it is how you connect and are remembered by customers. Gear up for this hands-on workshop designed to help you build your brand from the bottom up. From identifying your target market, to tapping into user-friendly design tools like Canva, to copywriting and creating hard-hitting taglines that capture your audience's attention, this workshop will take your brand to the next level.

Workshop

MODERATOR

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Crystal Chavez

Sr. Brand Manager

SPEAKERS

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Regina Barbour

@basicposhbabe

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Ali Dieguez

@posh_athletica

Block 2

1:55 pm - 2:40 pm

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Trend Forecast: 100% Chance of Style + Sales with Google

The power of merchandising and trend forecasting is vital for being one step ahead and giving shoppers what they want, when they want it. In this session, join Retail Expert at Google, Julie Lentz, and Poshmark’s Head of Merchandising, Chloe Baffert, as they share industry knowledge on how to identify popular styles, brands, and trends through Google and merchandising strategies. Plus, expand your skills on detecting social media trends and how to leverage the trend lifecycle to make sales FAST.  

Breakout Session

SPEAKERS

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Chloe Baffert

Sr. Manager, Merchandising & Curation

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Julie Lentz

Head of Industry, Retail Industry Media Sales at Google

How to Manage Inventory + Source Smarter Not Harder

 

From exploring new opportunities to source inventory, to seamlessly organizing and processing your sales, get all the intel on the best sourcing strategies and inventory management processes you need to make your business run efficiently and scaled to the next level.

Breakout Session

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MODERATOR

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Nyzelle Ornedo

Sr. Community Development Manager

SPEAKERS

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Renée Suiter

@reinascloset

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Stephanie Weddle

@3queensresale

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Sara Boykan

@posh_potential

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BYOB (Building Your Own Brand) Workshop

 

Creating your own personal brand that’s recognizable and true to you is such an important aspect of your business because it is how you connect and are remembered by customers. Gear up for this hands-on workshop designed to help you build your brand from the bottom up. From identifying your target market, to tapping into user-friendly design tools like Canva, to copywriting and creating hard-hitting taglines that capture your audience's attention, this workshop will take your brand to the next level.

Workshop

MODERATOR

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Crystal Chavez

Sr. Brand Manager

SPEAKERS

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Regina Barbour

@basicposhbabe

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Ali Dieguez

@posh_athletica

Block 3

2:45 pm - 3:30 pm

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Poshmark 101: Building Blocks to Master the Basics

 

Want to level up your Poshmark closet? Become a Posh Ambassador or PA II? Join this session to master the basics of Poshmark, including an overview of key features, listing and photography tips, and mentorship advice from some of Poshmark’s rockstar sellers.

Breakout Session

MODERATOR

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Melissa Pires

Community Program Manager

SPEAKERS

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Emma Coffey

@fromemmayi

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Tijana Milenkovic

@tijanala

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Monette Mejia

@poshingwithmona

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Connecting Through Content: Navigating the World of Video + the Digital Landscape with YouTube

 

You can’t deny it—the power of social media has a significant influence in today’s culture and the digital landscape is constantly changing. In this session, we’ve got the video experts, Kat Earls, Strategy & Insights Lead at YouTube taking the stage with Poshers and content creators, Rae and Kaahreena, to uncover the future of video and how it can be leveraged to bring your brand to life. Plus, this panel of expert speakers will focus on ways to capture new audiences, convert them to customers, keep them engaged, and build loyalty all through a powerful content strategy.

Breakout Session

MODERATOR

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Amanda Weiss

Director, Brand Engagement

SPEAKERS

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Kaahreena Ochoco

@perdiemthrifts

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Rae Allen

@raerunlove

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Kat Earls

Strategy & Insights Lead, Retail

@ YouTube

3:30 pm - 3:50 pm

Fireside Chat on Secondhand Style + Sustainability with Nathalie Kelley

 

Hear from activist, actor, and aspiring regenerative human, Nathalie Kelley, as she chats with Poshmark’s VP of Global Brand + Communications, Amber McCasland, on all things sustainable style. In this intimate discussion, you’ll hear first-hand how traveling to the Amazon inspired her to explore indigenous and regenerative practices, her “No New Clothes” challenge and its biggest learnings, and her opinion on how we can be both fashionable and responsible in today’s world.

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Main Stage

SPEAKERS

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Nathalie Kelley

Activist, Actor, & Aspiring Regenerative Human

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Amber McCasland

VP, Global Brand & Communications

3:50 pm - 4:00 pm

Wrap Up

Main Stage

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Happy Hour

 

To end the first day of PoshFest, join your new found friends to mix, mingle, and raise a glass to an inspiring and empowering day full of growing, learning, and connecting.