Sunday, September 19, 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

  • Room: Ballys Platinum
Retail 4.0 is the Age of Metamorphosis. A fundamental restructuring as the industry sees change and disruption unlike any time before, in how retailers operate, go to market, and create value. Like the simple caterpillar giving way to the complex butterfly, retail is undergoing a metamorphosis, the DNA of traditional retail... Read More
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Gary Hawkins
CEO
Center for Advanced Retail & Technology
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Sterling Hawkins
Co-Founder, Operations & Development
Center for Advanced Retail & Technology

Sunday, September 19, 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM

  • Room: Ballys Platinum
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  • Room: Ballys Silver
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  • Room: Ballys Bronze 1
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Monday, September 20, 7:00 AM - 8:15 AM

  • Room: Ballys Grand Ballroom
The challenges facing independent retailers in 2022 are expected to significantly intensify as both traditional and digital major market players converge on competing in the evolving retail landscape.  Our discussion focuses on the forces and factors of change destined to reshape the retail environment going forward.  The changing consumer dynamics of... Read More
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David Smith
Chief Executive Officer
Associated Wholesale Grocers
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Thom Blischok
Chairman and CEO
The Dialogic Group
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Monday, September 20, 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

  • Room: Ballys Silver
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  • Room: Ballys Bronze 4
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  • Room: Ballys Platinum
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  • Room: Ballys Bronze 1
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  • Room: Ballys Bronze 2
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Monday, September 20, 9:45 AM - 10:45 AM

  • Room: Ballys Platinum
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  • Room: Ballys Bronze 1
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  • Room: Ballys Silver
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Tuesday, September 21, 7:00 AM - 8:45 AM

  • Room: Paris Versailles
The National Grocers Association (NGA) is pleased to host the annual Creative Choice Awards Contest, presented by Kellogg's and Unilever, to honor and recognize the best marketing and merchandising programs in the grocery industry. Winners of the Creative Choice Awards Contest gain respect throughout the industry and receive national recognition... Read More
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Michael Sansolo
PRESIDENT
Sansolo Solutions
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Tuesday, September 21, 1:10 PM - 1:35 PM

  • Room: Ballys Platinum
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  • Room: Ballys Bronze 4
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Tuesday, September 21, 1:45 PM - 2:10 PM

  • Room: Balllys Bronze 1
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  • Room: Ballys Silver
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  • Room: Ballys Bronze 4
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Tuesday, September 21, 2:30 PM - 2:55 PM

  • Room: Ballys Silver
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  • Room: Ballys Bronze 1
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  • Room: Ballys Bronze 4
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  • Room: Ballys Platinum
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Tuesday, September 21, 2:55 PM - 3:20 PM

  • Room: Ballys Platinum
It wasn't that long ago that using drones to deliver products seems like a (forgive us!) flight of fancy - nice to imagine, but hardly practical.  But that has changed, as regulatory issues largely have been dealt with and numerous retailers and service providers have developed the infrastructure necessary to... Read More
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Beth Flippo
Chief Technology Officer
Drone Express
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Tuesday, September 21, 3:05 PM - 3:30 PM

  • Room: Ballys Bronze 1
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  • Room: Ballys Bronze 4
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Tuesday, September 21, 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM

  • Room: Ballys Platinum
For decades, engaging the customer in a positive, meaningful manner was the ultimate objective of most every retailer.  A customer who felt welcomed and appreciated would surely return and might even become a outspoken advocate. Today, this objective is being rewritten to include our employees.  Once falsely considered, “our most... Read More
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Harold Lloyd
President
Harold Lloyd Presents