Shop! Environments Association is proud to partner with VMSD on its International Retail Design Conference. “The event is being reimagined as a virtual event, and we’re excited to bring you an enriching experience with excellent education and networking,” says Jennifer Acevedo, IRDC conference director. Featuring global retail design innovators and influencers, the conference will air live on Oct. 28-29, 2020.
Topics range from the future of retail to Las Vegas’ newest experiential complex, AREA15.
Featured thought leaders include:
- Ron Thurston, author, Retail Pride: The Guide to Celebrating your Accidental Career
- Michael Beneville, Chief Creative Officer, AREA15
- Bevan Bloemendaal, VP, Global Environments, Timberland
- Samar Younes, VP, Creative Director, Showfields
- Alasdair Lennox, Group Executive Creative Director of Experience, Americas, Landor & FITCH
“This year’s event features new insights into changing shopper behavior, key strategies for post-COVID retail, and the influence of design on industry business models,” says Paul Hagar, Shop! executive director. “IRDC is a great example of the quality education that Shop! identifies from our industry partners to complement our association offerings.”
Presented annually by VMSD magazine, IRDC is a chance for the retail design industry to take time out each year to explore best practices, evolve trends, and learn about the latest strategies to engage shoppers and maximize resources.
“In light of the current changes and evolutions retail is seeing, it’s critical that we share resources and knowledge across the industry,” says Murray Kasmenn, VP and group brand director for SmartWork Media. “We’re pleased to partner with Shop! for this event.”
For more information and to register, visit http://bit.ly/IRDCregister. Shop! Members can use the promo code SHOP20 for 20% off their registration.