FN to Host Performance Footwear Panel at OR

Where is performance footwear headed? Footwear News invites you to find out.

On Jan. 21, FN will host its fifth semiannual seminar at the Outdoor Retailer trade show in Salt Lake City. “Footwear: Forward” will look at the game-changing innovations that have driven the technical outdoor and athletic markets and ask where technology, manufacturing and market desires will take us next.

Outdoor editor Jennifer Ernst Beaudry will moderate the discussion with industry insiders including Marshall Merriam, chief footwear buyer for Eastern Mountain Sports; Matt Powell, analyst with SportsOneSource; Andy Tate, footwear development director for The North Face; and Travis Zarins, footwear and apparel buyer for Great Outdoor Provision Co.

The breakfast event starts at 8AM in the Salon Deer Valley at the Salt Lake City Downtown Marriott.