Shop!talk brings together retail planners, visual merchandisers and designers from retail and consumer brand organizations and retail design firms, and anyone who wants to stay in front of the ever-changing consumer and retail trends. Shop! supplier and producer members may attend as sponsors. For information on sponsorship, contact Susan Kimelman at details 954-241-4812.

Date: August 24, 2017

Grand + Benedicts Store Fixtures
6140 S.W. Macadam Ave.
Portland, OR 97239

2:45 PM: Attendees joining us for the Retail Walking Tour meet at Grand & Benedicts. (Bus departs at 3:00 PM) CURRENTLY FULL – Waitlist available upon registration
3:00-5:30 PM: Retail Walking Tour (stops listed below)
5:30-7:30 PM: Grand + Benedict’s Portland office: Cocktails & Presentation by riCardo crespo
7:30 PM: Shuttle (or Drive) to Private Cocktail Party hosted by Grand+Benedicts at Boundary Social Club. (Open to registered Shop!talk attendees only)

Highlights of the tour:
Keen Garage
Union Way

Event registration is $25 early/$35 at the door and is open to employees of retailers, consumer brands, ad agencies, and architecture and design firms.

*Sponsor VIP guests can attend for free when they  RSVP directly with the sponsor.

Register Here

We have partnered with United Airlines to offer travel discounts of between 3%-10% (based booking category) when traveling to our event. Visit www.united.com/meetingtravel and enter ZYP6940011 in the Offer Code box.

You may also call United Meeting Reservation Desk at 800-426-1122 Mon-Fri 8am – 10pm ET and Sat/Sun 8am – 6pm ET. Booking fees are waived for meeting reservations.

Delta Flight Discount: (3%-10% discount based on flight class booked). Reservations and ticketing are available via www.delta.com/meeting. Select Book Your Flight and this will bring you to the Book A Flight page.Enter the meeting code NMQHR in the box provided.

Please note that travel must be booked for this specific event’s date and city in order to receive the discount.

riCardo crespo
riCardo is globally tenured in the design and branding Ricardo-crespoindustries as a pioneering creative. His previous experience includes companies such as 20th Century Fox (SVP, Global Creative Chief), Mattel Inc. (Global Executive Creative), McCann Erickson, Saatchi & Saatchi and Chiat/Day. Currently, riCardo is CCO with th13teen, where he applies his expertise in branding, marketing, and design. His unique methodologies and keen sense of reaching next-generation consumers has made him a sought-after brand-advisor all over the world.
[how to intelligently provoke the status quo]

You’ll leave this engaging and insightful session, offered exclusively for SHOPTALK, with riCardo’s real world applications and tangible action items you can use to shatter the status quo and provoke innovation.

By understanding the purpose of WHY, riCardo will share the ways to exploit innovation in retail organizations and create ideas that have never been done before.

riCardo will explore the impact of the individual and collective expertise to leverage your brand and connect with shoppers. This session will make you feel compelled and driven to see the invisible in your quest to deliver unique retail experiences.

Look forward to an impactful experience with a true thought-leader in our industry.

Thank you to our sponsors

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