Poland & CEE Retail Summit 2023
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel & Conference Centre, Warsaw
29-30 March 2023
Join us for a truly exceptional retail experience at the Retail Summit 2023, taking place at the luxurious DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel & Conference Centre in Warsaw. Not only is this the largest event in the CEE region, but it is also a gathering of the brightest minds in retail, with over 1400 attendees and over 180 industry-leading speakers in attendance. Immerse yourself in a dynamic and innovative atmosphere, where you will have the opportunity to network, learn, and grow with some of the brightest minds in the industry.
With six informative stages, including the Main Commercial Stage, ESG Stage, Supply Chain Stage, eCommerce Stage, Digital Innovation Stage, and the highly anticipated Trade Collaboration Stage - a gathering place for discussions and networking, featuring a bustling retail village and thought-provoking discussion tables. In addition, on March 29th, 2023, we will be hosting the grand finale gala where the 14th edition of the Retailer of the Year awards will be presented, providing attendees with the unique opportunity to network in a relaxed and elegant atmosphere.
Throughout the conference, attendees will have the opportunity to make new connections and network with peers over coffee breaks, lunch, the gala, and an after-party. With such a diverse and knowledgeable group of attendees and speakers, this is an event not to be missed.
Don't miss this outstanding opportunity to gain valuable insights, make important connections, and be a part of the future of retail & CPG!
Casper Haring CEO European Conferences United
The Commercial Main Stage focuses on the consumer and retail industry, discussing current and future challenges such as changing consumer spending, rising prices, labor shortages, supply chain issues, and the impact of the conflict in Ukraine. It also covers the impact of innovation on retail, the importance of reskilling and upskilling, and future growth strategies for the grocery and CPG sectors. The conference features insights from industry leaders and provides opportunities for networking and collaboration among key decision-makers.
The ESG Stage focuses on Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) and sustainability trends and their impact on business. Topics include using data to drive sustainability, developing sustainable strategies, integrating ESG into finance, building a sustainable brand, reducing waste and decarbonizing, and meeting new ESG regulations. The program offers practical insights and best practices for achieving cost-effective sustainability goals, responding to changing consumer expectations.
The Supply Chain stage covers tactics for survival in tough times, such as new collaboration models, stronger resilience, reducing uncertainties, and expanding the supplier base. It focuses on reorganizing the supply chain, improving real-time tracking/visibility with automation and collaboration, and utilizing smart logistics to prioritize customers and profits. Additionally, the stage highlights reducing carbon footprint and optimizing efficiency with Warehouse Management Systems. The goal is to offer practical solutions and best practices for optimizing supply chains, reducing costs, and boosting competitiveness.
The eCommerce stage covers the latest trends and solutions in the field, such as omnichannel shopping, AI & Big Data, AR, virtual shopping, and flexible payments. It highlights the importance of building a strong brand, engaging customers through social media, streamlining the customer journey with chatbots, and personalizing experiences through AI data. The stage will also delve into improving last-mile delivery and transforming from traditional retail to digital retail.
The Digital Innovation stage focuses on tech to enhance in-store shopping for customers. Topics include aligning to local customer needs, frictionless checkout, improving operational efficiency with electronic labels, and optimizing store performance. The stage will delve into becoming a customer-centric, data-driven retailer, elevating omnichannel experiences, exploring Metaverse tools, and revolutionizing retail payments. Discussions will cover electronic signs, cloud computing, and increasing employee engagement through tech.
Get ready to ignite your trade connections and celebrate two big milestones at the Trade Collaboration Stage! This platform is a hub of opportunities for productive discussions and expanding your network, surrounded by a busy retail village. Party like never before at the Evening Gala on March 29, 2023! We'll honor the 14th edition of Retailer of the Year and raise a glass to the 20th anniversary of European Conferences United. Connect with like-minded individuals, make lasting connections, and elevate your trade game!
WHY IT IS WORTH PARTICIPATING IN RETAIL SUMMIT 2023 !
If you're looking to accelerate the growth of your business, don't miss the chance to participate in the Retail Summit!
Attending the Retail Summit is a valuable investment in your business growth, as the conference agenda and content are designed to drive collaboration and growth across the retail value chain. Focusing on business discussions and networking with industry leaders, attendees can expect a tangible ROI on their investment.
Don't miss this unique chance to expand your professional network and make lasting relationships in the industry!
The Retail Summit is a premier event for building relationships in the retail and consumer goods industries. With a high concentration of major companies and highly professional participants, this annual gathering provides ample opportunities for networking and establishing valuable connections.
INSPIRE YOURSELF & OTHERS
Immerse yourself in inspiration and motivate others by joining the Retail Summit experience.
The Retail Summit is a source of inspiration and a platform for sharing ideas with like-minded professionals. With a carefully curated selection of 180 speakers and over 1400 participants, this is the largest event in CEE region where you can connect and engage with individuals who share your goals and perspectives.
GET TO KNOW
Stay ahead of the curve and get to know what's happening in retail by participating in this must-attend event.
Attending the Retail Summit is a necessity for those seeking to stay informed and competitive in the fast-paced retail industry. The summit offers access to invaluable knowledge, insights, and practical strategies from leading experts in the field.
Annual meeting place that connects hearts and minds
Retail Summit in numbers !
Our research shows that professionals in the retail and CPG industries believe that companies need to understand end-user needs, focus on them, and offer a unique service to create retail and brand loyalty. They also believe that the use of technology, such as big data, AI, and robotics, offers a tremendous opportunity to better understand consumers and increase profits. Retail success will come from companies who can react flexibly to local consumer expectations, and cooperation in retail has never been more important.
Don't miss this outstanding opportunity to boost growth, build relationships, inspire yourself and others, and stay informed about the latest developments in the retail industry.
Register today to be a part of the future of retail & CPG!
Erika Kuleshova Program & Speaker Manager European Conferences United
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EVENT FLASHBACK: Poland & CEE Retail Summit 2022
Retail Summit 2023 is set to bring together over 1400 prominent decision-makers and executives, including the most influential players in the Retail and CPG industries. Here is a glimpse of some of the companies whose representatives will attend the event;
BIELENDA KOSMETYKI NATURALNE
BLACK RED WHITE
BRAND DISTRIBUTION GROUP
COCA COLA HBC
DAN CAKE POLONIA SP.Z O.O.
FABRYKA CUKIERNICZA KOPERNIK
FABRYKI MEBLI FORTE
FRESH WORLD INTERNATIONAL
FUJITSU TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS
GRUPA SPÓŁEK DANONE
LAGARDERE TRAVEL RETAIL
MAKRO CASH & CARRY
OERLEMANS FOODS SIEMIATYCZE
PARTNER IN PET FOOD
PFEIFER & LANGEN
POLSKA IZBA HANDLU
PROCTER & GAMBLE
PROFI ROM FOOD
ROCHE DIABETES CARE
RTV EURO AGD
SIEĆ SKLEPÓW EDEN
SUPERHOBBY MARKET BUDOWLANY