AGENDA

Retail Experience 20/20
TUESDAY, NOV. 7

12:00 PM – 4:30 PM……………………………………….

6:30 PM – 9:30 PM…………………………………………

Toyota Plant Tour

Board Reception and Dinner (Invite only)

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 8

7:00 AM – 12:30 PM……………………………………..

7:00 AM – 12:30 PM……………………………………..

7:30 AM – 8:30 AM……………………………………….

9:30 AM – 5:30 PM……………………………………….

1:00 PM – 5:00 PM……………………………………….

12:30 PM – 3:30 PM……………………………………..

6:00 PM – 6:30 PM……………………………………….

6:30 PM – 7:30 PM……………………………………….

7:30 PM – 10:30 PM……………………………………..

New Board of Directors Meeting and Breakfast (Board Members Only)

WARES Board of Directors Meeting and Breakfast (Board Members Only)

5K Run/1-Mile Walk Benefiting PAVE

Registration Open (La Cantera Foyer)

Golf Tournament benefiting PAVE
Sponsored by:
Wilsonart
Extrude

Retail Tour (location- Shops of La Cantera Mall)

First Timers Meet & Greet

Welcome Reception
Sponsored by:
Flexecution

Dinner Party – 007 Casino Royale Theme (B&W dress suggested)
Sponsored by:
AmericanInstallation

THURSDAY, NOV. 9

7:00 AM – 8:00 AM……………………………………….

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM……………………………………….

9:00 AM – 9:45 AM……………………………………….

9:00 AM – 9:45 AM……………………………………….

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM……………………………………

11:00 AM – 11:15 AM……………………………………

11:15 AM – 12:15 PM……………………………………

12:30 PM – 2:00 PM……………………………………..

12:30 PM – 5:00 PM……………………………………..

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM……………………………………….

3:00 PM – 3:15 PM……………………………………….

3:15 PM – 4:15 PM……………………………………….

 

Display Table Set-Up

Group Breakfast
Sponsored by:
specialty lighting 382

Shop! Annual Meeting (Shop! Member Meeting)

WARES Annual Meeting (WARES Member Meeting)

Keynote: Jennifer Hyman, CEO & Co-founder, Rent The Runway
Sponsored by:

Refreshment Break

Presentation: Virtual Reality Store Design, Brian Dyches, Director, REX Digital Group

Networking Lunch
Sponsored by:

VR Retail Store Design Experience Area Open

Presentation: Artificial Intelligence at Retail, Dan Faggella, CEO, TechEmergence
Sponsored by:

Refreshment Break
Sponsored by:

Roundtable Discussion: Artificial Intelligence with Dan Faggella  (session is FULL)

Breakout Session: Women in Business (presented by Shop! Women’s League)

Breakout Session: “10 Must Do’s For Small to Medium-Sized Manufacturers, Matt Valicevic, Sales Engineer for Global Shop Solutions, Inc. and Mike Melzer, Vice President.

Sponsored by:

4:15 PM – 6:00 PM……………………………………….

6:00 PM – 7:00 PM……………………………………….

7:00 PM – 9:30 PM……………………………………….

Networking Free Time

Cocktail Reception
Sponsored by:

Shop! Night of Honors Awards Dinner
Sponsored by:

 

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FRIDAY, NOV. 10

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM……………………………………….

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM……………………………………….

9:00 AM – 10:15 AM……………………………………..

9:00 AM – 10:15 AM……………………………………..

8:30 AM – 11:30 AM……………………………………..

10:15 AM – 10:30 AM……………………………………

10:30 AM – 11:30 AM……………………………………

11:30 AM – 11:45 AM……………………………………

Group Breakfast
Sponsored by:

Councils Breakfast Summit (open to all council members)

Breakout Session #1: Joe LaGrow, US Sales Manager, UL (Standards)

Breakout Session #2: The A-Z of Building a Prototype Store

VR Experience Area Open

Refreshment Break

Keynote: Alex Chausovsky, Sr. Analyst, ITR Economics

Closing Comments

Note: Associate Member display tables will be accessible all day on Thursday and half day Friday.