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All sessions take place at the Venetian | Sands Expo


Wednesday, September 12

7:00 - 6:30pm

Location:
Exhibitor Setup Information Desk
Outside EXPO Hall, Venetian Ballroom (near Registration)

First Aid
Dial 7-5195 from any Convention Center phone or 702-733-5195

Lost & Found
7:00 AM - 4:30 PM | Bassano Rooms, Room 2701

Nursing Mothers’ Pod
Bassano Rooms, outside Room 2606

Registration

7:30 AM - 6:30 PM | Venetian Ballroom A-D Foyer

WiFi
Network: #shoporg18
Password: vegas2018

8:00 - 1:00pm

Location:
Room 2301, Venetian-Sands Expo

Separate registration required. Open to retailers only.

This program can be added to your Shop.org experience during the registration process or through the dashboard after registration has been completed.

In partnership with the Global eCommerce Leaders Forum (GELF), this half-day program explores how the global growth of ecommerce/mobile is impacting the incumbent, regional sales and distribution partners of retailers and brands selling internationally. You'll examine new partners and platforms vying for this business and the innovative technologies and go-to-market practices disrupting traditional models.

Sponsored by:

10:00 - 12:00pm

Location:
Room 2801, Venetian-Sands Expo

Separate registration required.

See how savvy retailers are using their understanding of changing behaviors and technology to enhance their customers’ journey. Participants can sign-up for experiential tours of retail stores to see, touch, and learn about current innovations. Hear from administrators during the multi-store stop on the features, innovations, store design experience, customer service enhancements, and brand stories.

Retail Stores Tour of the Venetian
The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, isn’t just a mere Las Vegas shopping mall, but a true shoppers paradise. With serenading gondoliers gliding down the Grand Canal, and the larger-than-life LOVE installation dominating the Waterfall Atrium of The Palazzo, your catered Retail Store Tour of world class retail stores, will provide our guests an experience beyond simple browsing.

Retail Stores Tour of Caesars Palace
The legendary and grand, Caesars Palace which is the home to beautiful villas, gourmet dining, superstar shows, and The Forum Shops. Known as “The Shopping Wonder of the World”, The Forum Shops are a must-see, all-encompassing experience as Las Vegas' definitive luxury shopping destination.

Retailers: Tours can be purchased when you register for Shop.org 2018 or through the dashboard after registration has been completed.

Exhibitors and Non-Retailers: Tours can be purchased onsite at registration or pre-show by calling Experient Customer Service at 800-974-9069 or 847-996-5898 M-F, 9am - 6pm ET.

10:00 - 4:00pm

10:00 - 4:00pm
Location:
Veronese Foyer, Venetian-Sands Expo
Join the National Retail Federation for authentic, insightful conversations with the industry's most interesting people. Hear retail executives, industry experts, entrepreneurs and influencers discuss trends, their career stories and the future of retail.

11:00 - 12:30pm

Location:
Shuttle pick-up, Sands Expo, Level 1

It pays to be a member. On Wednesday, September 12, NRF retail members are invited to kick off their Shop.org experience with a one-of-a-kind guided tour of the Zappos campus! Explore the headquarters of one of the most highly accredited retailers on the internet -- in just 90 minutes, you’ll learn about the company’s history, culture and story, all while enjoying facilities unlike any other you’ve seen before.

*Please note: shuttle leaves at 10:30 AM

If you are a NRF Retail Member and would like to register, please reach out to programs@nrf.com.

11:30 - 4:00pm

11:30 - 4:00pm
, Vice President, Principal Analyst
, Forrester Research
, @smulpuru
, Adjunct Prof., U.S. Military Academy
, Team Captain, First American Women's Everest Expedition
, President & CEO
, Soles4Souls
, Chair, Entrepreneurship & Open Innovation, Singularity University
, CEO, radical Ventures LLC
Location:
Room 2401, Venetian-Sands Expo

By invitation only.

Exclusively for a group of retail marketing, ecommerce, mobile, and technology executives, the Executive Afternoon program is an interactive mix of presentations, discussions, and networking.

This program is SOLD OUT. For any questions, please contact programs@nrf.com.

, Chair, Entrepreneurship & Open Innovation, Singularity University
, CEO, radical Ventures LLC
, Vice President, Principal Analyst
, Forrester Research
, @smulpuru
, Adjunct Prof., U.S. Military Academy
, Team Captain, First American Women's Everest Expedition
, President & CEO
, Soles4Souls

12:00 - 2:00pm

Location:
Room 2801, Venetian-Sands Expo

Separate registration required.

See how savvy retailers are using their understanding of changing behaviors and technology to enhance their customers’ journey. Participants can sign-up for experiential tours of retail stores to see, touch, and learn about current innovations. Hear from administrators during the multi-store stop on the features, innovations, store design experience, customer service enhancements, and brand stories.

Retail Stores Tour of the Venetian
The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, isn’t just a mere Las Vegas shopping mall, but a true shoppers paradise. With serenading gondoliers gliding down the Grand Canal, and the larger-than-life LOVE installation dominating the Waterfall Atrium of The Palazzo, your catered Retail Store Tour of world class retail stores, will provide our guests an experience beyond simple browsing.

Retail Stores Tour of Caesars Palace
The legendary and grand, Caesars Palace which is the home to beautiful villas, gourmet dining, superstar shows, and The Forum Shops. Known as “The Shopping Wonder of the World”, The Forum Shops are a must-see, all-encompassing experience as Las Vegas' definitive luxury shopping destination.

Retailers: Tours can be purchased when you register for Shop.org 2018 or through the dashboard after registration has been completed.

Exhibitors and Non-Retailers: Tours can be purchased onsite at registration or pre-show by calling Experient Customer Service at 800-974-9069 or 847-996-5898 M-F, 9am - 6pm ET.

1:00 - 2:30pm

Location:
Shuttle pick-up, Sands Expo, Level 1

It pays to be a member. On Wednesday, September 12, NRF retail members are invited to kick off their Shop.org experience with a one-of-a-kind guided tour of the Zappos campus! Explore the headquarters of one of the most highly accredited retailers on the internet -- in just 90 minutes, you’ll learn about the company’s history, culture and story, all while enjoying facilities unlike any other you’ve seen before.

*Please note: shuttle leaves at 12:30 PM

If you are a NRF Retail Member and would like to register, please reach out to programs@nrf.com.

2:00 - 4:00pm

Location:
Room 2801, Venetian-Sands Expo

Separate registration required.

See how savvy retailers are using their understanding of changing behaviors and technology to enhance their customers’ journey. Participants can sign-up for experiential tours of retail stores to see, touch, and learn about current innovations. Hear from administrators during the multi-store stop on the features, innovations, store design experience, customer service enhancements, and brand stories.

Retail Stores Tour of the Venetian
The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, isn’t just a mere Las Vegas shopping mall, but a true shoppers paradise. With serenading gondoliers gliding down the Grand Canal, and the larger-than-life LOVE installation dominating the Waterfall Atrium of The Palazzo, your catered Retail Store Tour of world class retail stores, will provide our guests an experience beyond simple browsing.

Retail Stores Tour of Caesars Palace
The legendary and grand, Caesars Palace which is the home to beautiful villas, gourmet dining, superstar shows, and The Forum Shops. Known as “The Shopping Wonder of the World”, The Forum Shops are a must-see, all-encompassing experience as Las Vegas' definitive luxury shopping destination.

Retailers: Tours can be purchased when you register for Shop.org 2018 or through the dashboard after registration has been completed.

Exhibitors and Non-Retailers: Tours can be purchased onsite at registration or pre-show by calling Experient Customer Service at 800-974-9069 or 847-996-5898 M-F, 9am - 6pm ET.

3:00 - 3:45pm

Location:
Shuttle pick-up, Sands Expo, Level 1

It pays to be a member. On Wednesday, September 12, NRF retail members are invited to kick off their Shop.org experience with a one-of-a-kind guided tour of the Zappos campus! Explore the headquarters of one of the most highly accredited retailers on the internet. You'll learn about the company’s history, culture and story, all while enjoying facilities unlike any other you’ve seen before.

*Please note: shuttle leaves at 2:30 PM 

If you are a NRF Retail Member and would like to register, please reach out to programs@nrf.com.

Main Stage Session

4:00 - 4:45pm

4:00 - 4:45pm
, CEO
, KIDBOX
, Chairman, Shop.org Board
, Global Digital Business Lead - Running, Nike, Inc.
, Host, Creator and Editorial Director
, NPR’s How I Built This and TED Radio Hour
, @guyraz
, Co-Founder and Chief Brand Officer
, Away
, @away
Location:
American Express Stage, Hall D, Venetian-Sands Expo

Acclaimed radio personality and podcast creator Guy Raz will bring his signature style to one-on-one conversations with two female entrepreneurs and retailers: Miki Berardelli, CEO of KIDBOX, and Jen Rubio, Co-Founder and Chief Brand Officer of Away. Live from the stage, he will bring the stories behind their business success and personal journeys to life.

Welcoming remarks will be delivered by Chairman of the Shop.org Board Kevin Ertell.

, CEO
, KIDBOX
, Chairman, Shop.org Board
, Global Digital Business Lead - Running, Nike, Inc.
, Host, Creator and Editorial Director
, NPR’s How I Built This and TED Radio Hour
, @guyraz
, Co-Founder and Chief Brand Officer
, Away
, @away

5:00 - 6:30pm

Location:
TAO Nightclub

What happens in Vegas...can have a major impact on your business! Expand your professional network and build new partnerships over drinks and light fare at this special reception.

Sponsored by: