Agenda

SUNDAY  09-19-21

12:00 pm –
5:30 pm

Registration & Orientation

2:00 pm –
5:00 pm

Wine Blending

2:45 pm –
5:00 pm

Surfing Lessons

6:15 pm –
7:00 pm

Welcome Reception

7:00 pm –
9:30 pm

Dinner + Keynote:
Staying a Step Ahead in an Uncertain World

 
Mark King – CEO – Taco Bell 
 

MONDAY  09-20-21

6:30 am –
7:15 am

Group Run

7:15 am –
8:00 am

Breakfast

8:00 am –
9:00 am

Where Do We Go From Here? // A Town Hall

Kim Ellis – SVP, Store Development- Black Rifle Coffee Co
 
Steve Lamontagne – Global VP, Physical Design & Formats – Walgreens
 
Trevor Pollard – SVP, Design & Innovation – Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield
 

9:05 am –
10:05 am

Sourcing Meetings

10:10 am –
11:05 am

Retail Supernova – A New Star is Born

Lee Peterson – EVP, Thought Leadership – WD Partners
 

Amazon’s Innovations in Physical Retail

 
Cameron Janes – Head of Physical Stores – Amazon
 

11:10 am –
12:10 pm

Sourcing Meetings

MONDAY  09-20-21

12:15 pm –
12:55 pm

Prioritizing Diversity + Inclusion in Store Development

Danni Gallagher – VP, Design & Construction – CVS
Edward Smith – Sr. Director of Construction – Floor & Decor

12:55 pm –
1:55 pm

Lunch

1:55 pm –
2:40 pm

Surviving a Crash Landing

Brian Vander Ark – Singer/Songwriter – The Verve Pipe
 

2:45 pm –
3:45 pm

Sourcing Meetings

5:30 pm –
10:30 pm

RetailSpaces // Rock the Safari

Safari rides – 5:30 pm
Dinner, Drinks + Games – 6:30 pm
Songs & Stories w/ Art Alexakis (Everclear) – 8:00 pm

TUESDAY  09-21-21

7:15 am –
8:00 am

Breakfast

8:00 am –
8:40 am

Do You Have a Crystal Ball? If Not, Here’s How to Make One

Trevor Pollard – SVP, Design & Innovation – Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield
 
 

Embracing a Transformation Mindset

Jennifer Beesley – VP, Creative & Store Environment – Michaels 

8:45 am –
9:45 am

Sourcing Meetings

9:50 am –
10:50 am

MASTERMIND SESSIONS

1 – Overcoming Rising Costs + Labor Woes
2 – Prioritizing Sustainability in Store Development + Design
3 – All Things Convenience // BOPIS, Curbside, Fulfilment…
4 – Value Engineering Best Practices

10:50 am –
11:00 am

Bloody mary + Mimosa Break

11:00 am –
12:00 pm

ROUNDTABLE SESSIONS

 
1 – Managing Teams and Projects in a Hybrid World
2 – The Future of Experience Retail
3 – Improving Diversity in Store Development
4 – Overcoming Rising Costs + Labor Woes

12:00 pm –
1:00 pm

Closing Remarks + Lunch

Wanna join us?

SEPTEMBER  19-21, 2021  //  SAN DIEGO, CA