2018 Agenda

Dig into a broad range of trends, topics and best practices in retail and supporting industries

Print Schedule

August 23, 2018

7:00AM

8:00AM

8:00AM - 9:00AM

Morning Mainstage Session

Short North Ballroom

Featured Speakers:Mikaela Hunt Summit Emcee, Mikaela MediaDon DePerro President and CEO, Columbus Chamber of CommerceDana Telsey Morning Presenter, Telsey Advisory Group

Retail Summit 2018 officially kicks off with our introductory speakers setting the stage for the day's program.

9:00AM

9:30AM - 10:30AM

Breakout Sessions #1

Meeting Rooms

This set of five sessions with open seating will feature dedicated topics under our Design, Logistics and eCommerce tracks, as well as two others covering current trends.

10:00AM

11:00AM

11:00AM - 12:00PM

Breakout Sessions #2

Meeting Rooms

This set of five sessions with open seating will feature dedicated topics under our Design, Logistics and eCommerce tracks, as well as two others covering current trends.

12:00PM

12:15PM - 1:15PM

Luncheon

Short North Ballroom

Featured Speakers:Mikaela Hunt Summit Emcee, Mikaela MediaJim Schimmer Director, Franklin County Economic Development and PlanningAlison Embrey Medina Luncheon Presenter, design:retail magazine

Alison Embrey Medina, editor in chief of design:retail magazine, headlines our lunch session to present Lighting Fireworks: Designing Retail That Resonates with Mercurial Consumers.

1:00PM

1:45PM - 2:45PM

Breakout Sessions #3

Meeting Rooms

This set of five sessions with open seating will feature dedicated topics under our Design, Logistics and eCommerce tracks, as well as two others covering current trends.

2:00PM

3:00PM

3:15PM - 4:30PM

Keynote Presentation

Short North Ballroom

Featured Speakers:Mikaela Hunt Summit Emcee, Mikaela MediaDon DePerro President and CEO, Columbus Chamber of CommerceJim Schimmer Director, Franklin County Economic Development and Planning

Featuring the main lineup of presenters and highlights to cap off Retail Summit 2018.

4:00PM

4:30PM - 6:00PM

Cocktail Reception

Atrium

Help us wrap up Retail Summit 2018 with cocktails, hors d'oeuvres and networking.