With 13 educational sessions as well as informal chats in exhibitor booths and at other activities,
GlobalShop helps you find solutions for common industry challenges. Check out the conference list,
and sign up for A.R.E. | POPAI sponsored sessions early before they’re filled.
Wed., March 23 8:30-10:00 a.m.
KEYNOTE: The Evolving Style of Retail
Presented by and with all proceeds benefiting the Planning and
Visual Education Partnership (PAVE), the 2016 GlobalShop keynote
will feature renowned Neiman Marcus CEO Karen Katz. Katz will be
joined by current PAVE President Harry Cunningham for a discussion
on The Evolving Style of Retail in a “fireside chat” format.
KE YNOTE: Karen Katz President and CEO, Neiman Marcus Group
MODERATOR: Harry Cunningham PAVE President
Wed., March 23 10:30-11: 30 a.m.
The Best “Must See” Retail Innovations for 2016
Experts predict that the next five years will bring more change to
retail than we’ve seen in the last 100. In fact, some believe retail as
we know it may be unrecognizable in 10 years. Learn about the latest
technology and discover cutting-edge ways that brands and retailers
are engaging with shoppers. The session will feature a global retail
audit of the best-of-the-best newly revealed innovations for 2016
and the new trends they represent.
SPEAKER: Brad Black SVP, Global Account Director, Leo Burnett/Arc
Wed., March 23 1:30-2: 30 p.m.
The New World of Shopper Marketing Initiatives
The process of how successful programs at retail make it to fruition has drastically evolved. Once you understand the world as it is
today and the clear signals along the sell-in process, you will have
the power and information that you need to make the impression
you desire. Learn how to reduce frustrations, increase sales, and
transcend your unique and specified world to execute successful
programs at retail in today’s futuristic shopper environment.
SPEAKER: Anthony Bagley CEO, New Creature
Thur., March 24 10:30-11: 30 a.m.
A Window into the Consumer’s Mind:
How Much Do We Know Why People Buy?
Learn how to entice consumers into your stores and subliminally
seduce them into purchasing products. Understand how to control
the nature and development of your thinking processes and how
color psychology contributes to a buying environment. Discover
what should be incorporated into the design to raise dopamine in
the consumer brain, what is more important than esteem, and why
fear is one of the strongest purchase motivators.
SPEAKER: Leon Alexander CEO and President, Eurisko Design;
Author, A Window into the Consumer’s Mind
Thur., March 24 1:30-2: 30 p.m.
Food is Fashion: The New Hot Fusion
Locally and internationally, the convergence of food and fashion has
given rise to a new retail niche. See how the trend is affecting the aesthetic level, the experiential level, and the bottom line. Understand
what spurred North America’s new love affair with locally sourced, gourmet food and get ideas from a sampling of food and fashion pairings.
SPEAKERS: Debbie Kalisky Director of Retail Development, GH+A
Michael Cape Senior Marketing Executive, formerly with Old Navy
Paola Marques Principal, GH+A
Fri., March 25 9:00-10:00 a.m.
Category Blurring: Shoppers Are Looking
Beyond Retailers’ Core Competencies—Are You?
King Retail Solutions presents the results of its latest U.S. consumer
research survey, conducted in partnership with A.R.E. | POPAI
The New Association. The study hones in on how shoppers approach
daily purchases. Comprehensive data shows the continued blurring
of retail categories. The trend will be explored by our panel along with
the audience in a town-hall meeting.
SPEAKERS: Eric Roth Art/Creative Director, Manager of Creative/
Production Services, Love’s Travel Stops
Heidi DeMers Manager, Interior Design, The Kroger Co.
Mark Sargent Creative Director, King Retail Solutions
MODERATOR: Jo Rossman LEED AP ID+C, editor, Retail Environments
Fri., March 25 10:30-11: 30 a.m.
Experiential Retail: Creating Memorable Moments
Coca-Cola Stores are bringing the brand to life through retail
experiences the guests won’t soon forget. Coke is partnering with
the brightest in the retail industry to create experiences that are
engaging and meaningful, and provoke happiness and optimism—
familiar yet surprising, unexpected, alluring, elevating, inspiring,
and innovative: Uniquely Coca-Cola.
SPEAKER: Patrick Kells Director, Retail Merchandising, The Coca-Cola Co.
Retail and Attractions
The 2016 conference lineup will help you stay on top of changes and
advances in retail design and in-store experiences.