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April 20-21, 2017
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Conference Agenda

Meet the future of retail...

"The Global Retailing Conference was one of the best experiences..." read more
Kathleen Bryan
University of Arizona, BS, 2016

Phone520-626-7952
Mailkbrooke@email.arizona.edu

Over 21 years a leader in spotlighting retail innovation.

For 21 years, the Global Retailing Conference has consistently delivered practical information, proven techniques and ground-breaking ideas that enable individuals and organizations to succeed in the intensely competitive, global marketplace.

This year's conference:

» Presents the best thinking of retail innovators whose strategies will determine tomorrow's most successful industry trends.
» Invites the audience to listen in on discussions with industry luminaries, moderated by Macy's CEO Terry J. Lundgren.
» Attracts global participation from retailers across all levels of industry operations, academicians, and university students interested in first-hand knowledge about industry challenges and opportunities.

This year's event will be held at the JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort. Whether you explore the best of Tucson or enjoy the stunning Catalina Mountain range, you can consider us your desert oasis.

PARTNER COMPANIES: $500 per person or $450 each when 6 or more register from the same organization.

NON-PARTNER COMPANIES: $695 per person or $650 each when 6 or more register from the same organization.

COLLEGES UNIVERSITIES AND NON-PROFIT: $400 per full-time faculty, grad student, or UA alum.












Sponsorship

Are you interested in showcasing your company to:

» Some of the world's largest retailers
» Retailing and Consumer Sciences and Business students - tomorrow's future retail leaders
» Faculty teaching retail strategy and application
» Consultants and forecasters

Take advantage of this outstanding, but limited, opportunity to have your company featured at the annual Global Retailing Conference by becoming an event sponsor! In addition to the on-site benefit of your company's name on event sponsor boards, you will be recognized on all outreach materials, including registration mailings, websites and participant information. By becoming an event sponsor, you are able to build new relationships and increase your visibility among a great diversity of retailers and entrepreneurs who participate in the Global Retailing Conference.

LinkDownload our sponsorship form!

Kim Brooke
Associate Director, Marketing & Corporate Relations, Terry J. Lundgren Center for Retailing

Phone520-626-7952
Mailkbrooke@email.arizona.edu

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speakers


Conference Agenda
Terry J. Lundgren
Executive Chairman,
Macy's Inc.


Kendra Scott
CEO,
Kendra Scott Designs


Brian Amkraut
Executive Vice President of Real Estate, Strategy, Store Operations and Services, PetSmart
Sarah Quinlan
Senior VP, Market Insights,
MasterCard


Angela Ahrendts
Senior Vice President, Retail, Apple
Alex Komoroske
Lead Product Manager,
Google
Steve Bratspies
Chief Merchandising Officer,
Walmart


Jeff Gennette
President and CEO,
Macy's Inc.
Chris Wantlin
Chief Digital Officer, Global Ecommerce,
Ashley Furniture HomeStore
Beck Besecker
Co-founder and CEO, Marxent

Marla Beck
CEO, Bluemercury
Barry Beck
COO, Bluemercury
Jeffery R. Sears
Co-founder and former CEO,
PIRCH


Gregg Throgmartin
General Manager, Fabletics
Chris Kobus
Vice President, Marketing and Ecommerce,
Sunglass Hut
Juan Carlos Escribano
CEO,
El Palacio de Hierro


Mindy Grossman
CEO & Director,
HSN
Chris Baldwin
CEO,
BJ'S Wholesale Club
Matt Shay
President & CEO,
NRF
Greg Sandfort
CEO,
Tractor Supply
Luke Chatelain
Global Retail Practice Leader,
West Elm
Susan Hart
Global Retail Practice Leader,
Spencer Stuart

Hotel

JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort

Desert elegance centuries in the making. JW Marriott Starr Pass Tucson Resort & Spa is located just west of an area considered the birthplace of Tucson, AZ, this resort hotel is rich with culture, history and beauty. Experience a truly unique destination resort complete with world class spa facilities and nationally acclaimed Arizona golf courses. Fine dining and award winning restaurants further complement this one of a kind Tucson resort hotel.

LinkBook your room now at the special #Global17 rate!

Kim Brooke
Associate Director, Marketing & Corporate Relations, Terry J. Lundgren Center for Retailing

Phone520-626-7952
Mailkbrooke@email.arizona.edu

Contact

Terry J. Lundgren Center for Retailing

650 N. Park Avenue

Tucson, AZ 85721-0078