SOURCE: Apparel Magazine

Apparel Magazine

April 22, 2013 09:30 ET

John Varvatos' CIO to Keynote 2013 Apparel Executive Forum

COLUMBIA, SC--(Marketwired - Apr 22, 2013) - Lee Goldenberg, Vice President & Chief Information Officer, John Varvatos, will be the Opening Keynote speaker at the 13th Annual Apparel Executive Forum, to be held September 30-October 2, 2013 at the Four Seasons at Las Colinas, Dallas, TX.

Goldenberg will present "John Varvatos: The 360º Rock Star Experience."

"We are extremely pleased to announce Lee's participation in the Apparel Executive Forum," said Apparel's publisher, Susan Nichols. "The John Varvatos story is one of great inspiration, both from a product design and branding aspect as well as from the strategic and technological angle." 

With Rock and Roll as his muse, John Varvatos has built an American apparel brand of epic proportions. This behind-the-scenes Keynote will explore how the rock star experience is infused into all aspects of the company -- from its innovative approach to customer relationship management and masterful brand management to its completely mobile, cloud-based work-from-anywhere infrastructure and its internal culture in information technology and other disciplines that encourages and rewards rock star performance. 

With a theme of "Leadership 2013: Cultivating Excellence in Your Brand, People & Strategy," The Apparel Executive Forum is an exclusive, content- and networking-rich event that accepts a limited number of registrations for qualified apparel retailers, brands and manufacturers.

To date, sponsors include Gold Sponsor Infor and Silver Sponsors ecVision and Simparel.

To register, visit or contact Adam Golove at 973-607-1341 or For sponsorship details please email

About Apparel
Apparel magazine offers technology and business insight from concept to consumer, providing competitive, actionable information to executives representing the world's most successful apparel brands, retailers and manufacturers. Its targeted content addresses Retail Intelligence, Supply Chain, Sourcing & Logistics, Concept-to-Spec and Fiber-to-Fabric. An Edgell Communications publication, Apparel also produces the Apparel Business and Technology Leadership Conference in New York, the Apparel Tech Conference West in Los Angeles, Apparel's Sourcing Summit at MAGIC, numerous web events, e-Newsletters,, a variety of leading-edge industry research reports and more.

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