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Fashion and tech is latest content focus for Web Summit, says CEO Paddy Cosgrave

DUBLIN WEB SUMMIT

It won’t just be investors, start-ups and tech folk running riot in Dublin this week, Web Summit’s final year in the Irish capital also brings with it the first ever content series dedicated to fashion.

The Fashion Summit, which will be held all day on Thursday, November 5, aims to “showcase both the evolution and integration of fashion and technology”.

It will have a dedicated main stage with four focused tracks covering fashion design, wearables and lifestyle products, e-commerce platforms and marketplaces, and fashion and social media. It will also feature exhibiting start-ups.

I caught up with Web Summit CEO, Paddy Cosgrave, to hear more about the plans. Head over to Forbes to read the full story.

By Rachel Arthur

Rachel Arthur is Editor-in-Chief of Current Daily, the leading news source for fashion, retail and innovation, and the co-host of its weekly Innovators podcast. She otherwise serves as Co-Founder and Chief Innovation Officer of Current Global, a transformation consultancy driving growth within fashion luxury and retail. By background she is an award-winning business journalist and consultant, contributing to titles including Wired, Forbes and Business of Fashion.

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