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2013 Retail Technology Conference
Relevant Retailing: Cracking the Code
April 10-12, 2013  |  Omni ChampionsGate  |  Orlando, FL
The 7th annual RIS Retail Technology Conference is the perfect learning and networking event for retail executives who want to hit the ground running as the economy breaks out and heads into recovery. Set for April 10-12 at an ideal business location, the Omni CampionsGate, the RTC conference combines a premiere executive setting with an agenda focused on strategic retail business and technology imperatives.

What's different about this event? This event features a unique hybrid format that provides outstanding opportunities for peer-to-peer exchanges of information, interactive Masters Workshops and unparalleled relationship building. In addition, the event features a unique Center of Excellence where retailers can find a broad selection of leading technology vendors to help them get up to speed on the latest retail innovations in a low-pressure, interactive atmosphere.

Each year RTC creates an agenda with presentations and workshops that feature speakers from the top retail brand names in the country, as well as top research firms and other nationally renowned experts. As the agenda evolves it will be updated here, so check back to see the latest additions to the speaker line up.

Who Should Attend?
  • Information Technology
  • Customer Experience
  • Business Development
  • Merchandising
  • eCommerce
  • Marketing
  • Operations

As always, the RTC event brings a great mix of vendor meetings and great content in a way few others can match. Really enjoyed it as always.
– President – IHL Group

Great opportunity to share retail best practices, learn from those at the leading edge of the retail technology curve, meet new potential technology partners and to have fun at the same time.
– Director - Golfsmith

RTC allows for retailers to talk with other retailers about current projects and shared experiences within the retail technology community - a unique and valuable experience like no other!
- VP – Bozzutos

It is a pleasure to attend a conference where one actually gets to know people and learn without being overwhelmed or becoming exhausted; well-run; a pleasure.
– CFO – Reeds Jewelers

This event was well planned in every aspect. Sessions, topics, presenters, facilities and much more!
– IT Dir – Office Depot

The excellent venue, relaxed environment, and sufficient time to meet with sponsors and colleagues resulted in a refreshing and productive event. Looking forward to next year already!
– CIO - Perfumania

Sorry for the cliché, but if you attend only one technology event per year, this should be the one.
– CIO – Floor&Decor

There is no better collection of senior retail execs and leading technology vendors, just small enough to engage in enlightening one-on-one talks and just large enough to encompass the current activities and strategy of the broader retail sector.
– VP – LaJolla Group (O’Neill & Rusty)

The RIS News group sets a tone for the meeting that keeps it like a close knit group which facilitates sharing of ideas and experiences.
– CIO – Shane & Co.
Pre-Show Symposium: Omnichannel Merchandising

The need for retailers to have a 360-degree view of their operation is often talked about as an ideal but the reality is often much different. With planning and merchandising, the fact remains that many retailers still maintain separate systems for their stores and direct-to-consumer channels. During this symposium, attendees will learn the value and importance of an omnichannel merchandising strategy and discuss how retailers have more tools than ever at their disposal to effectively migrate to this approach.