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<<< Panel: The Beginning of the End for Stock Products >>>

From eyewear to sofas, the demand for customization has grown year over year. Are we at a point where supply meets demand and customization can be done at scale?

Join our live debate with CEOs of SF-born companies that aim to convince consumers to favor customization over mass-produced products. Mixer and pop-up to follow!!

Please RSVP for this event:

Eric Varady, CEO, Topology Eyewear
Michael Zhang, Co-founder, Trumaker
Edgar Blazona, CEO, Founder & Head Designer, Benchmade
*Moderated by fashion journalist Maghan McDowell

6:00 - 6:30 pm // Reception
6:30 - 7:10 pm // Panel Discussion
7:10 - 7:20 pm // Q&A
7:20 - 9:00 pm // Mixer & Pop-up

Topology Eyewear: Eyewear made to fit your unique facial features

Trumaker: Shirts and suits made to measure

BenchMade Modern: Custom furniture at ready-made prices

The promise of mass customization has been broadly evangelized for more than 25 years, but few examples have actually penetrated mainstream consumption. Is now finally the time for custom products to challenge stock alternatives at scale? And why?

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