Where innovative retailers & partners gather, learn and celebrate!

Minneapolis, October 4, 2017

Event Speakers

Vikas Narula, opening keynote address

Keyhubs

The Power Of Connection, Bridging The Divide

Allison Kaplan, Emcee

Minneapolis St. Paul Magazine, Ali Shops

Jeri Meola, Closing keynote addres

SMS Research Advisors

Journey Mapping—One Of The Best Ways to Truly Understand Your Customers

Gino Giovannelli

Miles Interactive

Say No To Say Yes In Retail Digital Marketing

Dr. Nakeisha Lewis

University of St. Thomas

Culture-Based Marketing for Retailers

Hillary Feder

Hillary's

Retail Employee Onboarding For Keeps

Linda Sloan

University of St. Thomas

Retail Career Insights & Opportunities

Paul Omodt

Omodt & Associates Critical Communications

Claim It, Name It & Frame It: Making Critical Communications Work

Ron Harris

Senior Aide To Minneapolis Councilmember Lisa Bender

Policy Initiatives On The Local Government Horizon

Dr. William Brendel

Center for Ethical Business Cultures, University of St. Thomas

Ethical Decision Making In Today’s Retail Environment

Roberta Bonoff

Creative Kidstuff

Retail Career Insights & Opportunities

Dave Rueter

Thrifty White Pharmacy

Retail Career Insights & Opportunities

Kylie Gayan

Target

Retail Career Insights & Opportunities

Bruce Nustad

Minnesota Retailers Association

Policy Initiatives On The Local Government Horizon

Schedule

04

October

Wednesday

  • 1:45 PM

    Registration

  • 2:05 PM

    Welcome: Allison Kaplan, Minneapolis St. Paul Magazine

    Keynote: Vikas Narula, KeyHubs, The Power Of Connection, Bridging The Divide

  • 3:00 PM

    Learning Tracks, session 1 (people factors, connection factors, leadership factors)

  • 3:45 PM

    Learning Tracks, session 2 (people factors, connection factors, leadership factors)

    Student Panel: Retail Career Insights and Opportunities

  • 4:30 PM

    Keynote II: Jeri Meola, SMS Research Advisors, Journey Mapping—One Of The Best Ways to Truly Understand Your Customers

  • 5:15 PM

    Networking & Reception

  • 5:45 PM

    Awards

  • 6:30 PM

    Event concludes

Awards

We've named 12 retailers and partners as Minnesota's Retail Champions. Come celebrate each at Retail Rally!

Location

Univerity of St. Thomas

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Sponsors

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