2017 RETAILING SUMMIT

“ENGAGING EXPERIENCES”

Hosted by Texas A&M University’s Center for Retailing Studies at Mays Business School, the Retailing Summit gathers executives to explore big picture thinking and current trends. Speakers share real case studies that outline practical solutions for business challenges including understanding new, forever-changed buying habits, implementing data-driven decision making, innovating while being true to heritage brands, enhancing the in-store customer experience and much more.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

Over 63% of attendees are traditional retailers and include CEOs; Chief Merchandise, Marketing and Finance Officers; Vice Presidents of Store Operations, Business Development, Employee Engagement, Supply Chain, and IT; and, rising company stars.

WHY ATTEND

The Retailing Summit provides a unique learning environment for retail executives to share information, new perspectives, insights, future predictions about upcoming trends and big picture retailing concepts, and is accompanied with unmatched intimate networking opportunities.

SPEAKERS

Kenya Jackson


Corporate Vice President

 

Redefining Omnichannel: Bridging the Gap Between Physical and Digital

Kevin Miles


CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

 

TBA

Steve Sunderland


SVP – Store Operations

 

Keeping the Customer a Priority

Victoria Lozano


SVP & GM, Attractions & Retail

 

Mission Driven Retail Experience

George Murray


Chief Retail Insights & Strategy Officer

 

Consumer Data: How Advanced Analytics Drive Organizational Strategy

Laurie Hummel


Chief Merchandising Officer

 

Opening Stores & Debunking the Myth of Retail Apocalypse

Drew Green


Chief Executive Officer

 

Understanding Disruption, Innovation and Brick-and-Mortar Success

Sri Rajagopalan


Head eCommerce & Digital Sales

 

Finding Your Fit in Today’s New Digital Ecosystem

Nathan Sheets


President/Chief Steward

 

A Raw & Unfiltered Story of Entrepreneurship and Sweet Success

William Bonnell


Senior Director of Site Reliability Engineering

 

Behind the Engineering Infrastructure that Engages Millennials

Gary Magenta


Senior Vice President

 

 

Disrupting the Customer Experience Status Quo

Special Session: Aggie TenX12

Four retail startups launched by current and former Texas A&M students

Breakout Sessions Hosted By

CURRENT PRICING

Valid through August 20


*Prices increase by $100 August 21 – October 1

  • Sponsor Rate

    Includes CRS Corporate Partners, DFW-REA Members, Texas A&M University Former Students, academics

    $695
  • General Rate

    Includes retailers and general public

    $795

WHERE WE’LL BE

Located in the heart of North Dallas’ shopping district, the 2017 Retailing Summit will be held at the Westin Galleria in Dallas, Texas. An exclusive room block is available online or by calling 972.934.9494.

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