RetailSpaces is an experiential retreat for store development + design leaders.
Provocative Content. Strategic Sourcing. Unforgettable Networking.

Speaker Lineup Coming Soon!

Check out who’s spoken at RetailSpaces over the years…

Topics we’ve recently discussed

Maintaining Growth Amid Rising Costs + Disruption

Pushing the Limits of Experience

Elevating BOPIS and Designing for Convenience

Piloting and Testing New Store Formats

Prioritizing Sustainability in Store Development

The Tech Shaping In-Store Environments

Adapting Physical Retail to a Digital World

Addressing Labor Shortages Now and in the Future

Leading Teams in a Hybrid World

…and more TBA!


One of the first flights that my team was on was coming to RetailSpaces to make sure connections stay intact and continue into the future, particularly with the challenges in retail.”


Check out highlights from

A Past Event

Check out photos from RetailSpaces ’22!

Where you’ll be

LA QUINTA RESORT  |  Palm Springs, CA
The resort is at the base of the Santa Rosa mountains, five miles from Empire Polo Club – home to the Coachella and Stagecoach festivals. There are several golf courses within 10-minutes and we’re 30 miles from Joshua Tree National Park. The 45 lush acres offer 41 climate-controlled pools, 21 tennis courts, eight pickleball courts, and a spa.



SEP 17

12:00pm Welcome!

1:00pm Networking Activities

6:00pm Sunset Cocktail Reception

7:00pm Dinner + Keynote on the Lawn

9:00pm Fire Pit Session


SEP 18

7:00am Group Run

7:30am Breakfast

8:15am Outdoor Keynote

9:30am Sourcing Session

10:30am Innovation Talks

11:30am Sourcing Session

12:30pm MasterMind Roundtables

1:30pm Networking Lunch

2:30pm Sourcing Session

4:00pm Happy Hour Talk

7:00pm Dinner Party


SEP 19

7:15am Breakfast

8:00am Innovation Talks

10:00am Sourcing Session

11:00am MasterMind Roundtables

12:00pm Closing Remarks

12:30pm Goodbye Brunch

Wanna join us?


(Retail Exec)

Qualified execs attend at no cost. The invitation includes accommodations for two nights, full meals and access to all networking excursions.



Partnering with RetailSpaces is a great way to get your company in front of the top minds in retail store development, design, construction, and facilities.


When and where does the event take place?

September 17-19, 2023 at the La Quinta Resort & Club in Palm Springs, CA

What airport should I fly into?

The closest airport is Palm Springs International Airport (PSP), which is a 20 miles/34 min drive to the resort.

Who attends the event?

RetailSpaces is by invitation-only. Invited attendees are real estate, store development, design, operations & customer experience strategy leaders for the world’s top retail brands and industry vendors.


I’m a store development + design leader and would like to attend. How do I register and what's included?

Registration is complimentary for qualified executives and includes 2 nights’ accommodation (Sunday and Monday), full meals (Sunday dinner – Tuesday lunch) and access to the entire program. Click here to request an invite.

I’m an industry vendor and would like to attend. How can I get involved?

Industry vendors can participate by becoming a Partner. Click here to submit a request and a member of our team will reach out shortly to discuss available options. 

What is your cancellation policy?
Registration is complimentary…what’s the catch?
There is no catch, but we do require a $1 processing fee and you must agree to our cancellation policy. Please read it closely below as there are fees if you cancel within a month of the event. This is because we are committing ($$) to your accommodations, meals and activities that are non-refundable to us within a month of the event. If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to ask us!
Cancellation Policy for Complimentary Registrations:
  • Less than 4 weeks prior to the event (August 19th, 2023) – cancellations received after this date are subject to a $499 cancellation fee. Fees will be waived if a suitable replacement from your organization is sent.
  • Less than 1 week prior to the event (Sep 9th, 2023) – cancellations received after this date are subject to a $999 cancellation fee. Fees will be waived if a suitable replacement from your organization is sent.
Who will be speaking?

RetailSpaces is unlike a traditional conference. The content we present at our live event includes Innovation Talks, fireside chats, and facilitated discussion groups led by provocative thought leaders from outside and inside the industry. For the developing list, click here.

Can my spouse attend the events?

Your spouse is welcome to come along with you and enjoy the resort while you are at the event. You can register your spouse to attend the Monday night party once our Attendee portal is open. If space allows, we will open up the Sunday networking events to spouses the week prior to the event. Guest fees apply for both.

What is the dress code?

The entire event is casual (no suit or jacket required). We recommend bringing a sweater or light jacket for evening outdoor events and sessions that take place inside air-conditioned ballrooms.