March 24-26, 2024  |  Austin, TX

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

Who you’ll hear from:

The things we’re going to do…

Explore New Ideas

Explore Austin's Food & Brewery Scene

Enjoy Live Music!

Go on Group Runs/ Walks

Evaluate New Partners

Have Candid Conversations w Peers

Hang with Goats

Make Meaningful Connections!

Explore New Ideas

Evaluate New Partners

Explore Austin's Food & Brewery Scene

Enjoy Live Music!

Have Candid Conversations w Peers

Hang with Goats

Go on Group Runs/ Walks

Make Meaningful Connections!

Topics we’re going to explore

How Generative AI will Transform Retail

Innovating Site Selection in a Tight Market

Managing Project Teams in a Hybrid World

Advancing Sustainability in Store Design + Construction

Keeping Pace with the Changing Expectations of Customers

Combatting Retail Theft Through Store Design

Piloting and Testing New Store Formats

Creating Authentic In-Store Experiences that Scale

Tackling Costs, Permitting Challenges + Labor Pressures

How Generative AI will Transform Retail

Advancing Sustainability in Store Design + Construction

Piloting and Testing New Store Formats

Innovating Site Selection in a Tight Market

Keeping Pace with the Changing Expectations of Customers

Creating Authentic In-Store Experiences that Scale

Managing Project Teams in a Hybrid World

Combatting Retail Theft Through Store Design

Tackling Costs, Permitting Challenges + Labor Pressures

…and more TBA!

Intimate and Carefully Curated

1.

Limited to 250 retail industry leaders.

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Engage in candid conversations in a relaxed setting.

3.

Make authentic connections to elevate your business.

Check out highlights from

A Past Event

WHAT OUR FRIENDS SAY

“The biggest thing you take away from RetailSpaces is the relationships with other retailers and vendors.”

  SVP of Store Development, T-Mobile  

Check out photos from RetailSpaces ’23!

Where you’ll be

OMNI BARTON CREEK RESORT & SPA | AUSTIN, TX

Tucked into the Texas Hill Country, Omni Barton Creek Resort & Spa is the ultimate retreat. Find your serene escape and a taste of the modern Texas high life on 4,000 acres of enchanting countryside. Discover four scenic golf courses by day and head to downtown Austin by night to experience everything the “Live Music Capital” has to offer. Ranked among the best resorts in Texas The Omni Barton Creek Resort & Spa will be the perfect retreat for your Austin getaway.

Agenda

SUNDAY

MARCH 24

12:00pm Welcome!

1:00pm Craft Breweries Tour

1:30pm Austin Food Truck Tour

6:30pm Welcome Cocktail Reception

7:15pm Dinner + Keynote Ryan Holiday on the Lawn

9:00pm Fire Pit Session

MONDAY

MARCH 25

6:30am Group Run/ Walk

7:15am Breakfast

8:00am Opening 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 in Downtown ATX

TUESDAY

MARCH 26

7:30am Breakfast

9:00am Innovation Talks

10:00am Sourcing Session

11:00am MasterMind Roundtables

12:00pm Closing Remarks

12:30pm Bon Voyage Brunch

Wanna join us?

ATTEND

(Retail Exec)

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

PARTNER

(INDUSTRY VENDOR)

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.

FAQ

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 (February 25th, 2024) – 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 (March 17th, 2024) – 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.