Alison Embrey Medina
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WEDNESDAY | DEC. 5
10:30-11: 30 a.m. Presented by DDI
STORE DESIGN AND VISUAL
MERCHANDISING TRENDS FORECAST
What’s on the horizon in retail design? Join trend
expert and brand analyst Maren Hartman as she
serves up her unique perspective and insights
via a visual feast of retail. Her design expertise,
combined with an in-depth understanding of brand
merchandising and communication, enable her to
balance the trend forecasting process with the need
to respond to real-time intelligence. As a former
designer, Hartman’s credentials include stints at
Abercrombie & Fitch, American Eagle Outfitters,
Aeropostale, and Stella McCartney and the famously
fashionable HBO series, “Sex and the City.”
MODERATOR: Alison Embrey Medina, executive editor, DDI
PRESEN TER: Maren Hartman, WGSN East Coast content
THURSDAY | DEC. 6
9: 30-11 a.m Presented by VMSD
Once considered the dinosaur of retailing, the
department store sector is proving it’s full of life
as retailers, including Macy’s, Lotte, Nordstrom,
and JCPenney, lighten up their store interiors,
invest in services and amenities, and find balance
in their brand mixes. Listen in as an impressive
panel of retail and design experts discuss the
latest department store strategies and share
store design trends from around the globe.
MODERATOR: Anne DiNardo, editor, VMSD
PANELISTS: Barbara Beeghly, vice president-department
store studio, FRCH Design Worldwide; Ignaz Gorischek,
vice president, store development, Neiman Marcus;
and Kathleen Jordan, principal, Gensler
FRIDAY | DEC. 7
10:30-11: 30 a.m. Presented by Stylus
THE POWER OF PLAY
In a new concept from Stylus, fun is only the half of
it. This session offers compelling ways to entertain,
engage, educate, and communicate with modern
consumers to provide businesses with a competitive
edge. From store design to digital commerce,
merchandising to marketing, this concept will
explore how play can become a powerful tool to
elevate retail using:
• PLAY TO WIN Gaming culture and the impact
on the consumer landscape.
• PLAY WITH ME, STAY SOCIAL Initiating playful
consumer conversations to drive profits.
• PLAY HARD, STAY MEMORABLE Revolutionary
technologies delivering magical brand
• PLAYGROUNDS Showcasing new products in
the stores of the future.
PRESENTER: Katie Baron, senior editor - retail and
Ace Designs 7 West 34th St., Suite 1029
Adel Rootstein USA Inc. 205 West 19th St.
Almax Mannequins USA LLC 7 West 34th St.,
Alpha Display Co. Inc. 7 West 34th St., Suite 812
ALU 50 Greene St., 3rd Floor
★Architectural Systems Inc., 150 West 25th St.,
★B+N Industries Eyebeam Gallery, 540 West 21st St.
★Bernstein Display/MC 151 West 25th St.
Bishop Fixture + Millwork Inc. 7 West 34th St.,
Bolon by Viiir 60 Collister St., Unit 1D
CDW Merchants, a division of Bunzl Retail
1 Penn Plaza, Suite 4430
★Christine Taylor Collection 7 West 34th St.,
CUBIC 7 West 34th St., 7th Floor
★DK Display Corp. 147 West 25th St., Ground Floor
★ Elevations Inc. 7 West 34th St., Suite 813
★Goldsmith 601 West 26th St., Studio 350
Greneker 7 West 34th St., Suite 1031
H+B 174 Hudson St.
Holiday Foliage Inc. 7 West 34th St., Suite 1015
IDW 7 West 34th St., Suite 912
★ JPMA Global 134 West 25th St., Ground Floor
Leo Prager Inc. 7 West 34th St., Suite 419
★ Lifestyle/Trimco Inc. 152 West 25th St.
★;Manex France Display 126 West 25th St.
Material ConneXion 60 Madison Ave., 2nd Floor
Materials Inc. 7 West 34th St., 10th Floor, and
472 Broome St.
Media Graph 7 West 34th St., Suite 418
★;MG Concepts 152 West 25th St.
★;Mondo Mannequins/Sellutions by Econoco
121 West 27th St., 2nd Floor
★Patina-V 7 West 34th St., Suite 717
★ THANKS TO OUR SILVER SPONSORS FOR THEIR SUPPORT OF RETAIL DESIGN COLLECTIVE AND PAVE GALA
2012 SHOWROOMS AND PARTICIPANTS: (as of October 5, 2012)
RHO 134 West 25th St.
RPG 7 West 34th St., 10th Floor
★Silvestri California 7 West 34th St., Suite 821
★Universal Display & Design 138 West 25th St.,
Visplay 29 Ninth Ave. (between 13th and 14th)
Visual Citi 7 West 34th St., Suite 1021
Visual Magnetics 7 West 34th St., Suite 1039
2012 CONFERENCE SPONSORS:
Bishop Fixture + Millwork Inc.
2012 MEDIA PARTNERS:
DDI, Retail Environments, Stylus,