Wharton Graduate Retail Conference 2017

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Fri, 24 Feb 2017

9:30 AM – 5:00 PM

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Double Tree by Hilton Philadelphia Center City

237 S Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19107, United States

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Please join us for the 11th Annual Wharton Graduate Retail Conference on Friday, February 24th 2017

The theme of this year's conference is

"Customer Experience in the Omni-Channel Age"

When: Friday, February 24th, 9.30am-5pm
Where: Double Tree by Hilton Philadelphia Center City

Keynote speakers include representatives from
LVMH (Anish Melwani, CEO of North America)
Birchbox (Katia Beauchamp, CEO)
Hudson's Bay Company - Saks Fifth Avenue and Gilt Groupe (Jerry Storch, CEO)

"Creating an exceptional in-store and online experience"
with DICK's Sporting Goods (Eileen Meade, VP of Omnichannel and Customer Experience), Louis Vuittton (Jessica Martino, VP of Client Development & Digital), and Anthropologie (Kim Gallagher, Director of Marketing and Analytics)

Moderated talks
"What's happening in Retail" with Kurt Salmon (Al Sambar, Managing Partner North American Retail and Consumer Group)
"Off-price Retail" with Burlington Coat Factory (Bart Sichel, CMO)
"A Brand Study: When Digitally Native Meets Highly Personalized" with MM LaFleur (Narie Foster, Co-Founder and COO)
"The future of technology and analytics in fashion retail" with Stylitics (Rohan Deuskar, CEO)

Raffle prizes include:
$250 gift card from Saks Fith Avenue
$250 voucher from Doze Beds
Two Jordan backpacks from Haddad Brands
A branded tote and a 1 year subscription by Rocksbox
A pair of shoes by Veerah
A stylish jewelry piece that also serves as a safety device by ROAR for Good
Lo & Sons bags
1-month subscription to RippdPHL
1-month subscription to CorePower Yoga

Swag bag will include a bottle of fragrance by LVMH, a Givenchy lipstick, $50 discount from Doze Beds, stylish notebooks from Haddad Brands, discounts from Veerah, and other great prizes.

Attendees will also get an exclusive opportunity to participate in the conference resume book that will be provided to our sponsors, as well as a swag bag with gifts from some of our sponsors.

Early bird tickets will be available to Wharton and Penn students at the discounted price of $45 until Friday, February 10th (unless sold out earlier). Purchase your tickets here (includes breakfast, lunch, and evening cocktails). More information is available on our website and on our Facebook page.

For any questions, feel free to contact our co-chairs: Elena Pujals (epujals@wharton.upenn.edu), Stuti Mohan (stutim@wharton.upenn.edu) , and Nacitta Kanyandara (nacitta@wharton.upenn.edu).
Dress Business Casual

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Double Tree by Hilton Philadelphia Center City

237 S Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19107, United States

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