Our Signature in-person event
It’s time to get off zoom and reconnect with your store development + design peers. 

It’s time to…

Return to RetailSpaces.

Who you’ll hear from

Full speaker lineup to be announced soon!

Mark King


Taco Bell

Mark King will be joining us at RetailSpaces to discuss what Taco Bell learned from the COVID-19 pandemic. Required to close all but drive-through traffic, it took some quick maneuvering just to remain open. Mark admits it was tough, but he now says it was a valuable lesson.

Lee Peterson

EVP, Thought Leadership & Marketing

WD Partners

Lee has more than 30 years of collective experience as a retailer, a strategist, and as a leading voice in the future of retail. He brings an innovative approach to modern retail by understanding cultural trends, consumer demographics and buying behavior across multiple industries. He offers a well-rounded and informed dialogue on advanced customer experience, and believes that stores have a crucial role in the new dawn of retail.

Kim Ellis

SVP Real Estate Development


Kim will be a featured speaker at RetailSpaces 2021.

More info coming soon!

Trevor Pollard

SVP Design and Innovation


Trevor will be a featured speaker at RetailSpaces 2021.

More info coming soon!

And much more TBA!

The things we’re going to do…

Attend Outdoor Talks

Peer to Peer Roundtables

Learn to Surf

Enjoy Live Music!

Go for Hikes

Evaluate Potential New Partners

Go on Safari

Reconnect with Industry Friends!

Topics we’ll dive into

The Future of Brick-and-Mortar post-COVID
Understanding Changing Consumer Behaviors
What’s Next for
Rethinking your Curbside and BOPIS Strategy
What’s Next for Experience Retail
Converting Physical Space for Fulfillment Needs
Combating Material Costs + Supply Chain Disruption
Reconfiguring Portfolios for the Decade Ahead
Overcoming Labor Shortages
…and more TBA!

What we’re doing differently:


Limited to 200 attendees.


A lot of outdoor sessions.


Proof of negative COVID-test required.


No panels!


More time to unwind + recharge!


Our Last Event


RetailSpaces is where you go to get ideas and to get ahead of the game.”


Where you’ll be

Omni La Costa Resort & Spa  |  San Diego, CA
From an award-winning spa to eight sparkling pools and two championship golf courses, Omni La Costa Resort & Spa provides a refreshing retreat any time of year. Located north of San Diego in Carlsbad, the resort is within easy reach of beaches and tourist attractions. An invigorating place to unwind and recharge.



SEP 19

12:00pm Welcome!

2:00pm Surfing Lessons

2:00pm Food + Wine Tour

6:00pm Sunset Cocktail Reception

7:00pm Dinner + Keynote on the Lawn

9:00pm Fire Pit Session


SEP 20

7:00am Yoga

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 Walk + Talk Meetings

4:00pm ”Wine Down” Interview

6:30pm Safari Soiree


SEP 21

7:15am Breakfast

8:00am Group Walk

9:00am Featured Speaker TBA

10:00am Sourcing Session

11:00am MasterMind Roundtables

12:00pm Closing Remarks

12:30pm Goodbye Brunch

Are you joining us?


(Retail Exec)

Participation in RetailSpaces is limited to senior retail chain executives responsible for store development, design, construction and operations. In 2021, the event will be capped at 250 total participants.



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.

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Carefully curated virtual roundtables

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