RETAIL - SUMMIT

Retail Summit:
Tranforming the customer experience

27 - 29th September 2022, Europe 09:00 - 12:40 GMT

NG Retail Digital Summit

From Malls to Marketplaces – How shopping centers are the future of Retail. You’ll be in great company at this year’s NG Retail US Summit, joining speakers from Footlocker, Harbor Retail, and Near.co to name just a few. Join your peers in sharing knowledge on the current and future state of the Retail industry. We’ll discuss some key industry topics including:

•Online stores in offline spaces, offline stores with digital faces
•Navigating the road to a more sustainable Retail landscape
•The future of retail in a postcovid world
•Leadership innovation: People, process and technology

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Why Attend

Connect with 70+ senior leaders for a curated agenda focused on tackling your current business critical challenges and driving industry forward. Our summits are designed to help you.

New connections

Build new connections with likeminded senior leaders

Business trends

Stay current with emerging business trends

Key takeaways

Downloadable and actionable takeaways

New partnerships

Accelerate key projects through meaningful new partnerships

Insights

De-risk new projects by gaining a broad range of insights

New technologies

Understand the impact new technology can make

"I was blown away by the great logistics, diversity of attendees and incredible networking opportunities. I can honestly say I’ve never had so many new relationships and key opportunities from a single meeting."
Bill Sheahan, Vice President
"Congratulations to you all for pulling off a Hybrid Summit with Augmented Reality features that are truly unparalleled in the Industry! Collaborative, Interactive & showcasing leading edge technology ... GDS Summits really set the bar so high that a return to physical conferences might be re-evaluated in the Industry."
Christina Alexander Alexandropoulou, Director Of Security, Four Seasons
"I connected with peers that I know I’ll stay in touch with, including suppliers which have presented a fantastic opportunity for 7-Eleven Global in the future. It may well be the most valuable summit I’ve attended in many years."
Cynthia Richardson, Senior Director, Global Logistics & Merchandising
"The meetings and presentations added value, and needless to say, but that the venue for the Summit was exceptional."
Edward M Shubert, CPA Senior Director, McKesson Corporation
"I made quite a few contacts that will be beneficial to me."
Margaret Bond, Director of Cyber Security, Numotion
"It was one of the best events I have been to, particularly because of the format and topics. Really well done and to all of the team."
Lauren Goodwin, CIO

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Event Agenda

Day one
Day two
Day three

09:00 - 09:15

09:00 - 09:15

Opening Remarks

Intro & Diamond Commentary

09:15 - 09:45

09:15 - 09:45

Keynote

Pre-Game Talk: Influence Your Outcome By Reimaging Your Beginning

09:45 - 10:25

09:45 - 10:25

Panel Discussion

10:25 - 10:35

10:25 - 10:35

Insight Break

10:35 - 11:25

10:35 - 11:25

Roundtables

Track 1: Looking to the Future: New and Emerging Technologies Shaping the Retail Landscape

Track 2: Shock-proofing Supply Chain: The Race to Meet Rising Consumer Demand

Track 3: The Next Horizon for E-commerce: Fine-tuning Your Digital Strategy

11:25 - 11:30

11:25 - 11:30

Short Break

11:30 - 12:10

11:30 - 12:10

Masterclass Breakouts

12:11 - 12:41

12:11 - 12:41

Headline Keynote

A new era for consumer commerce – Meet your customers where they are

09:00 - 09:10

09:00 - 09:10

Opening Remarks

09:10 - 09:40

09:10 - 09:40

Keynote

09:42 - 10:22

09:42 - 10:22

Panel Discussion

Innovation in Sustainability: Building a Resilient and Responsible Retail Strategy

10:22 - 10:32

10:22 - 10:32

Insight Break

10:32 - 10:40

10:32 - 10:40

Short Break

10:40 - 11:30

10:40 - 11:30

Roundtables

Track 1: Looking to the Future: New and Emerging Technologies Shaping the Retail Landscape

Track 2: Shock-proofing Supply Chain: The Race to Meet Rising Consumer Demand

Track 3: The Next Horizon for E-commerce - Fine-tuning Your Digital Strategy

11:32 - 12:02

11:32 - 12:02

Innovation Exchange Keynote

Leadership Innovation: People, Process, Technology

12:05 - 12:35

12:05 - 12:35

Closing Prime Keynote

09:00 - 09:10

09:00 - 09:10

Opening Remarks

09:10 - 09:40

09:10 - 09:40

Keynote

The future of retail in a post-COVID world

09:45 - 10:25

09:45 - 10:25

Panel Discussion

The Future of Retail in the New World: How data can illuminate the path forward

10:27 - 10:37

10:27 - 10:37

Insight Break

10:37 - 11:27

10:37 - 11:27

Roundtable Leaders Panel

11:27 - 11:37

11:27 - 11:37

Short Break

11:37 - 12:07

11:37 - 12:07

Innovation Exchange Keynote

12:10 - 12:40

12:10 - 12:40

Closing Keynote

Navigating the road to a more sustainable Retail landscape

12:40 - 12:50

12:40 - 12:50

Insight Break -Closing Comments

Previous Speakers

Gilles Morel

President EMEA and Executive VP

Christina Fontana

Head of Fashion & Luxury Europe and U.S. for Tmall

Elissa Quinby

Retail Evangelist

Kris Zanuldin

VP of Product Strategy

Emily Evangelista

Global Vice President, Digital, Nu Skin

Chuck Warren

Senior Account Manager

Anthony Trama

SVP Marketing - Heritage brands, Core Intimates & Nike Underwear

Kika Buhrmann

VP B2C & B2B

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event experience

Experience the new way to network with peers with
interactive features including:

Audience Interaction

Engage with a virtual live audience just as you would at a physical event and create meaningful conversations.

Interactive Live Polling

Keep engaged through interactive live polling and gamification tools.

Direct connections

Ask your questions face-to-face with the speakers via our leading stage technology.

Relationship building

Build stronger connections with leading executives that you will take with you through your career

Thought Leadership

Content and insight from industry experts when it matters most

Intelligent interaction

Interactive quizzes gamify your experience

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