Market Week Summer is a free virtual event that connects run specialty retailers and facilitates productive conversations with industry-leading brands. Register today to secure your access and availability with top brands: Registration closes on June 8!
Reach your business objectives by connecting with the industry's leading run specialty brands.
Meet efficiently during one-on-one or group discussions that fit your availability and preferences.
Connect with your peers during Town Hall discussions that explore shared challenges and creative solutions.
Make a PR, explore a new trail, break in new gear, and win prizes during our first virtual fun run!
How It Works
Town Halls are hour-long and include panel discussions and audience Q&A.
Tuesday, June 8 Town Hall
Email Engagement & Benchmarks 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM ET
Presented by Upper Quadrant
Explore industry benchmarks and review best practices for email marketing. Panelists will discuss the impact email marketing has had on their business, how their strategy has evolved over the past year, where they've seen incremental success, and opportunities for continued growth (both for their business and the run specialty space).
Dion Mitchell, Regional Sales Manager, Upper Quadrant
Kristin Idle, Upper Quadrant
Chris Shelton, Upper Quadrant
Dean Gill, Upper Quadrant
Burke Beck Owner, Red Coyote
Lindsey Mulder Marketing Director & Leadership Team at Playmakers, Playmakers
Brendan Barrett, owner, Sayville Running Company
Thursday, June 10 Town Hall
Best Running Stores Top 4 Panel 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM ET
Moderated by Christina Henderson (Executive Director) and Emily Nelson (Event Coordinator)
Join this interactive discussion with 2020's Top 4 Best Running Stores to explore day-to-day creative solutions that help them combat challenges and improve customer satisfaction, service, and the bottom line.
Brand Presentations are 45-minutes long and include audience Q&A.
Tuesday, June 8 Brand Presentation
Expanding the Insole Opportunity - 1 PM ET
Presented by Superfeet
Please join Mike Houser, VP US Sales and Matt Gooch, Director of Product and Innovation as they present the new ADAPT Run Series of insoles as well as a walk through of the award-winning scanning and gait analysis technology, 3D Fit. The technology features foot-scanning hardware from Volumental, a pressure plate for reading biometric data from gait, and the ability to offer your consumers 3D-printed personalized insoles known as ME3D.
Why Fit Matters - Learnings from the BOA Performance Fit Lab - 2 PM ET
Presented by Joe Marchand, BOA
The pioneering mindset is what BOA is built on - innovation, driving results, pushing limits, and improving peak performance. Our team of designers, prototypers, and biomechanists are designing and testing new ways to advance fit and athlete performance through studies conducted in our Performance Fit Lab. This presentation will walk through our developmental process and share some of the exciting new product offerings that BOA has collaborated on with leading brand partners.
Wednesday, June 9 Brand Presentation
Under Armour SS22 - 1 PM ET
Presented by Under Armour
Overview of SS22 Under Armour Line with key insights from Sr. PLM of Footwear Doug Smiley and Apparel Director, Gabriel Rodriguez.
Nick Holmes, Manager – Run Specialty Sales
Doug Smiley, Sr. PLM Run Footwear
Gabriel Rodriguez, Director, Apparel
Brooks Strategy 2021 - 4 PM ET
Presented by Brooks
Rick Wilhelm and Mike Billish will be talking through Brooks’ strategy heading into Spring 2022.
BOA’s innovative solutions are designed to enable consumers to dial in to fast effortless precision fit.