Sept 23-24, 2020
2:00pm – 5:00pm ET

Embrace
the Great
Reset.

2020 has changed retail forever. 

But in the midst of chaos, there is opportunity. To be bold. To be radical. In front of you is a chance to reimagine how (and why) you design, build and operate your stores.

Confront your challenges and uncover new solutions with your peers at our
2-day virtual celebration of physical retail. Because, you can’t afford to
wait around until in-person events come back again.

Sept 23-24, 2020

2:00pm – 5:00pm ET

Embrace
the Great
Reset.

2020 has changed retail forever.

 

But in the midst of chaos, there is opportunity. To be bold. To be radical. In front of you is a chance to reimagine how (and why) you design, build and operate your stores.

 

Confront your challenges and uncover new solutions at our 2-day virtual celebration of physical retail. Because, you can’t afford to wait around until in-person events come back again. 

 

What We’ll Explore

Evolving Store Formats for Retail’s New Era

Managing Projects in an Era of Uncertainty

Prioritizing Health and Wellness In-store

The Future of Convenience

Reimagining Experience Retail

Adapting to Changed Consumer Behaviors

Reassessing Space with Agility and Flexibility in Mind

Understanding Dark Stores

Going Beyond BOPIS

 

The Future Store is Not a Store

Leading Teams During Turbulent Times

What Does the Mall of Tomorrow Look Like?

Bold Thinkers
=
Big Ideas

LB Johnson

VP, Health & Wellness Real Estate Development
Walmart

Steve Lamontagne

VP, Physical Design + Formats
Walgreens Boots Alliance

Tim Jagneaux

VP of Construction and Facilities
Tractor Supply Co

Dean Handspiker

VP, Store Development
INDOCHINO

Kim Lear

Generational Expert
Inlay Insights

Jeff Gaul

SVP, Store Development
Sephora

Chris Walton

Co-CEO
OmniTalk

Jordan Berke

Founder and CEO
Tomorrow Retail

Christine Sturch

Director, Store Design and Decor
Whole Foods

Rachel Gutter

President
International WELL Building Institute

Tony Maldonado

VP, Global Store Development
Foot Locker

Martha MacInnis

Head of Retail Design and Experience
TD Bank

Lee Peterson

EVP, Thought Leadership
WD Partners

JP Schaaf

Director of Enterprise Sales
OxBlue

Shawn Bland

Director of Retail
Core States Group

Vibhu Norby

Founder & Co-CEO
b8ta

Mark Ghermezian

Co-CEO
American Dream

Chuck Gladney

Senior Creative Director, Brand Experience & Design
CVS

Terri Micklin

Director of Construction
Wawa

Oliver Banks

Host
The Retail Transformation Show

Michael Petty

Director of Construction
Autozone

Why Turn Up?

Provocative Content

Get exposed to the big ideas and the sharpest minds reshaping physical retail… with a few surprises thrown
in the mix!

Connections

Strengthen relationships with peers and identify strategic
partners to help execute your projects and initiatives.

 

 

When you register, we’ll send out a package with our “Navigating the New (Retail) Normal” guidebook, along with a few other things for you to make use of. We may not be able to meet in person right now, but we want to make this as tangible an experience as possible!

Event Agenda

all times are ET

 

WEDNESDAY,
SEPTEMBER

23

THURSDAY,
SEPTEMBER

24

1:40-2:00 pm

Open Networking

 

1:40-2:00 pm

Open Networking

 

2:00-2:10 pm

Welcome Remarks

 

2:00-2:10 pm

Welcome + Recap of Day One

Michael Owens – Co-Founder – influence group 

Jason Schwab – Producer – RetailSpaces

 

Michael Owens – Co-Founder – influence group 

Jason Schwab – Producer – RetailSpaces

 

2:10-2:25 pm

Understanding a Changed Consumer

 

2:10-2:25 pm

The Store of the Future is Not a Store

Kim Lear – Generational Expert

 

Lee Peterson – EVP, Thought Leadership – WD Partners

 

2:25-3:10 pm
Reimagining the In-Store Experience

 

2:25-2:40 pm

Everything you Need to Know about Dark Stores
Oliver Banks – Producer- The Retail Transformation Show (moderator)

Chris Walton – Co-CEO- OmniTalk / Senior Contributor – Forbes

Jeff Gaul – SVP, Store Development – Sephora

Mark Ghermezian – Co-CEO- American Dream

Dean Handspiker – VP, Retail – INDOCHINO

 

Jordan Berke – Founder & CEO – Tomorrow Retail Consulting

 

3:10-3:40 pm

Networking Break

 

2:40-3:10 pm

Networking Break

 

3:10-3:35 pm

Inside Walmart’s Health
Center Expansion

 

LB Johnson – VP, Health & Wellness Real Estate Development – Walmart

 

3:40-4:20 pm 

BREAKOUT SESSIONS

 

Managing Projects in an Era of Uncertainty

 

3:35-4:20 pm 

BREAKOUT SESSIONS

 

Reassessing Space and Formats

 

Shawn Bland – Director of Retail – Core States Group (moderator)

Tim Jagneaux – VP of Construction and Facilities – Tractor Supply Co.

Terri Micklin – Director of Construction – Wawa

Khan Vang – Sr. Development Manager – Best Buy

 

Steve Lamontagne – VP Physical Design + Formats – Walgreens Boots Alliance

Martha MacInnis – Head of Retail Design and Experience – TD Bank

Lee Peterson – EVP, Thought Leadership – WD Partners

 

Beyond BOPIS // Exploring the Future of Convenience

 

Tackling Development Costs

 

Moderator TBA

Chuck Gladney – Senior Creative Director, Brand Experience & Design – CVS

Christine Sturch – Director, Store Design and Decor – Whole Foods

 

J.P. Schaaf – Director of Enterprise Sales – OxBlue (moderator)

Michael Petty – Director of Construction – AutoZone

Panelist TBA

 

OpenSpace

 

OpenSpace

 

4:20-4:40 pm

A Virtual Tour of b8ta’s In-Store Live Streaming + Hygiene

 

4:20-4:35 pm

Inside the WELL Health-Safety Rating for Retail

 

Vibhu Norby – Co-Founder & CEO – b8ta

 

Rachel Gutter – President – International WELL Building Institute

 

4:40-5:15 pm

Closing Remarks + Open Networking

 

4:35-4:45 pm

Open Networking

4:45-5:15 pm

Closing Remarks

Developing
Agenda

All times are ET

23

WEDNESDAY

1:40-2:00 pm

Open Networking

 

2:00-2:10 pm

Welcome Remarks
Michael Owens – Executive Producer – influence group

Jason Schwab – Producer – influence group

2:10-2:25 pm

Understanding a Changed Consumer
Kim Lear – Generational Expert

 

2:25-3:10 pm
Reimagining the In-Store Experience
Oliver Banks – Producer- The Retail Transformation Show (moderator)

Chris Walton – Co-CEO- OmniTalk / Senior Contributor – Forbes

Jeff Gaul – SVP, Store Development – Sephora

Mark Ghermezian – Co-CEO- American Dream

Dean Handspiker – VP, Retail – INDOCHINO

 

3:10-3:40 pm

Networking Break 

3:40-4:20 pm

BREAKOUT SESSIONS

 

Managing Projects in an Era of Uncertainty

Shawn Bland – Director of Retail – Core States Group (moderator)

Tim Jagneaux – VP of Construction and Facilities – Tractor Supply Co.

Terri Micklin – Director of Construction – Wawa

Khan Vang – Sr. Development Manager – Best Buy

Beyond BOPIS // Exploring the Future of Convenience

moderator TBA

Chuck Gladney – Senior Creative Director, Brand Experience & Design – CVS

Christine Sturch – Director, Store Design and Decor – Whole Foods

OpenSpace

 

4:20-4:40 pm

A Virtual Tour of b8ta’s In-Store Live Streaming + Hygiene
Vibhu Norby – Co-Founder & CEO – b8ta

4:40-5:15 pm

Closing Remarks + Open Networking
Michael Owens – Executive Producer – influence group

24

THURSDAY

1:40-2:00 pm

Open Networking

2:00-2:10 pm

Welcome + Recap of Day One
Michael Owens – Executive Producer – influence group 

Jason Schwab – Producer – influence group

2:10-2:25 pm

The Store of the Future is Not a Store
Lee Peterson – EVP, Thought Leadership – WD Partners

2:25-2:40 pm

Everything you Need to Know about Dark Stores
Jordan Berke – Founder & CEO – Tomorrow Retail Consulting

2:40-3:10 pm

Networking Break

3:10-3:35 pm

Inside Walmart’s Health Center Expansion
LB Johnson – VP, Health & Wellness Real Estate Development – Walmart

3:35-4:20 pm

BREAKOUT SESSIONS

Reassessing Space and Formats

moderator TBA
Steve Lamontagne – VP Physical Design + Formats – Walgreens Boots Alliance

Martha MacInnis – Head of Retail Design and Experience – TD Bank

Tony Maldonado – VP, Global Store Development – Foot Locker

 

Tackling Development Costs

J.P. Schaaf – Director of Enterprise Sales – OxBlue (moderator)

Michael Petty – Director of Construction – AutoZone

Panelist TBA

OpenSpace

4:20-4:35 pm

Inside the WELL Health-Safety Rating for Retail
Rachel Gutter – President – International WELL Building Institute

4:35-4:45 pm

Closing Remarks 

4:45-5:15 pm

Open Networking

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