Thursday, June 20 at 6:00pm to 8:00pm
109 NW Naito
109 NW Naito Parkway, Portland, OR 97209
The University of Oregon Sports Product Management Program welcomes special guest Matt Powell to speak about sports industry analytics through the lens of consumers and branding. This event will coincide with our Art of Footwear Making Workshop and will focus specifically on the footwear market. We look forward to seeing you there!
$15 fee includes entrance to event as well as drinks and appetizers.
Matt Powell, vice president and senior industry adviser for The NPD Group, covers the sports, outdoor, and recreation marketplace. He offers his industry expertise on retail sales and consumer trends across apparel, footwear, and equipment for categories such as running, outdoor, paddle-sports, fitness, and cycling. With over 40 years of experience in the retail and research industries, Powell has worked with leading retailers and e-tailers in sporting goods such as Modell’s Sporting Goods, Sneaker Stadium, and MVP.com. Previously, Powell was an analyst for SportsOneSource, and has provided insights to many of the industries’ leading brands and retailers. A recognized expert on the sports industry, he is frequently quoted in the media.