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Retail Strategy: Capitalizing on Regained Consumer Confidence and Influencing Shopper Behavior

For the first time since the economic downturn, the retail industry is seeing a consistent rise in profits. However, while consumers are back in the stores, their mindsets have changed. They are more educated and more demanding, but spending habits per day still haven't returned to the levels reported by Gallup polls in 2008, just prior to the downturn.

The CIO Retail Summit will help retail organizations learn how to cater to this new consumer, leveraging technology to improve customer experience, convey a consistent brand message and increase profit margins. Agenda topics will include:

  • Influencing consumer choices with social media
  • Maximizing business through mobility and mobile applications
  • Cloud computing compliance, security and optimization
  • Talent management and retention
  • Maximizing the return on digital signage investments

The CIO Retail Summit is an opportunity to explore best practices, have in-depth discussions and make new business contacts in a relaxed, yet focused setting. Attendees will leave the event with new ideas and the ability to make better business decisions for their organizations.


10 Reasons to Attend the CIO Retail Summit

Invite-only Attendee List —The CIO Retail Summit brings together the best in the industry. That means you'll be speaking with your peers. They understand your challenges because they've been there. Learn and network with CIOs, SVPs and EVPs from leading companies in the North Americas.

One-on-One Executive Exchanges —Meet face-to-face with six solution providers throughout the three-day summit. They have the technology solutions that could potentially solve your expressed IT problems. You can ask questions and get answers. Then you can go back to your office and get things done.

Networking Opportunities —Industry leaders need to network with other industry leaders. It's that easy. The CIO Retail Summit will allow you to make new business contacts as well as catch up with familiar faces.

Intimate Environment —The CIO Retail Summit is designed to ensure that your voice is heard. You'll share your opinions and ideas, and have the chance to listen to those of your peers. Huge technology conferences have their place, but why become another face in the crowd?

ROI —In business, ROI is expected. The CIO Retail Summit is business and you'll get back more than what you put in. The event is designed to ensure that you leave with new ideas and new solutions. Nothing's more valuable than that.

Balanced Agenda —The CIO Retail Summit team wants you to be at your best. We won't inundate and overwhelm you with information. Instead, the CIO Retail Summit agenda is balanced with CIO executive visions panels and networking breaks, keynote presentations and four-course meals.

Productive Environment —The CIO Retail Summit includes one-on-one executive exchanges, thought-leadership panel discussions, CIO case studies and networking breaks. You may be away from the office, but you aren't on vacation. This is business. You'll be productive, while enjoying the luxury of a world class resort.

Learning Opportunity —To make the best decisions, you need to know about the latest IT trends. We sort through the hype so you can discuss the issues that matter.

Step Back —Step away from your desk and day-to-day tasks, and take some time to look at the big IT picture at your organization. The CIO Retail Summit will allow you to tackle the technology issues that matter.

Focused and Efficient —The CIO Retail Summit agenda is designed to keep you focused and productive. Technology moves fast, but you can be faster. Stay ahead of the curve. Discuss the latest IT issues with leading analysts and thought-leaders. Imagine what you could learn.

About CDM Media Summits:

CDM Media Summits bring together leading C-level executives, analysts and solution providers to network and attend interactive agenda sessions on the latest business topics and trends.

The events are organized by industry, topic or organizational role, and offer an opportunity for attendees to have in-depth discussions, while making new business contacts. One-on-one meetings held throughout the events allow vendors to introduce products and services to attending executives.

There may be many networking opportunities at the CIO Retail Summit. Find out more in the event details below.

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Conference/Event Dates: 08/25/2013 - 08/27/2013
Classification: B2B
Primary Industry: Business Technology
Other Industries: Business, Business Technology, IT, Technology, Wholesale / Retail
Estimated Attendance: 100
Audience: The CIO Retail Summit brings together C-level executives, technology analysts, innovative solution providers and IT thought leaders to discuss the critical technology issues currently affecting retail organizations.
Notes: Estimated Attendance: 75-100

Target Profile:

Department Stores
Grocery & Convenience Stores
Supermarket Chains
Big Box
General Merchandise
Venue: Venue TBD
Show Owner:CDM Media
Show Manager:CDM Media
Sponsorship: Yes
Sponsorship Details: As a sponsor of the CIO Retail Summit, you will have the opportunity to interface with and put your company's name in front of influential IT leaders in the Retail industry.

This is more than just event sponsorship; it's an opportunity to meet one-on-one with CIOs, Senior VPs and industry thought-leaders. Throughout the three-day summit, take advantage of networking opportunities, CIO executive visions panels and thought-leadership workshops to present and discuss your IT solutions with key budget holders.

For more information about sponsoring the CIO Retail Summit, fill out the form below or contact Torey Herr, Events & Marketing Director, at or +1.312.374.0805.

Booth Size Booth Cost   Available Amenities
Sponsorships are available.   Electricity: n/a
  Water: n/a
  Generator: n/a
  Marketing Vehicles Allowed: Call
Other Booth Sizes Available: n/a

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