Our summit ensures you return to the office better-equipped to roll out key projects more effectively and efficiently

Network with industry leaders
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David Bunch
Global VP, Shell Retail Marketing
Shell
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Leading global marketing with accountabilities for a retail network of 43,000
Project Focus Areas
  • Big Data
  • Connected Retailing
  • Omni-channel Retailing
  • Customer Experience / Loyalty
  • Digital Marketing
  • Consumer/Shopper Engagement
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Alex Cara
SVP Retail
Pandora
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Responsible globally for store development, retail operations and eCom business
Project Focus Areas
  • Analytics (Data/Store/Web/Mobile)
  • E-Commerce
  • Behavioural Targeting / Personalisation
  • Customer Experience & Loyalty
  • Omni-Channel Retailing
  • CRM
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David Schroeder
SVP Operations
Zalando
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Warehousing and Distribution Logistics, Operations, Customer Management
Project Focus Areas
  • Customer Experience & Loyalty
  • Behavioural Targeting; Personalisation
  • E-Commerce Fulfilment
  • Demand Forecasting
  • Supply Chain Management & Logistics
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David Schwarz
SVP eCommerce & MD Online
Carrefour
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Bio
SVP eCommerce & MD Carrefour Online
Project Focus Areas
  • Omni-Channel Retailing
  • M-Commerce
  • Analytics (Data/Store/Web/Mobile)
  • Connected Retailing
  • Customer Experience & Loyalty
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Headshot of David Bunch
David Bunch
Global VP, Shell Retail Marketing
Shell
Bio
Leading global marketing with accountabilities for a retail network of 43,000
Project Focus Areas
  • Big Data
  • Connected Retailing
  • Omni-channel Retailing
  • Customer Experience / Loyalty
  • Digital Marketing
  • Consumer/Shopper Engagement
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Headshot of Alex Cara
Alex Cara
SVP Retail
Pandora
Bio
Responsible globally for store development, retail operations and eCom business
Project Focus Areas
  • Analytics (Data/Store/Web/Mobile)
  • E-Commerce
  • Behavioural Targeting / Personalisation
  • Customer Experience & Loyalty
  • Omni-Channel Retailing
  • CRM
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Headshot of David Schroeder
David Schroeder
SVP Operations
Zalando
Bio
Warehousing and Distribution Logistics, Operations, Customer Management
Project Focus Areas
  • Customer Experience & Loyalty
  • Behavioural Targeting; Personalisation
  • E-Commerce Fulfilment
  • Demand Forecasting
  • Supply Chain Management & Logistics
Close
Headshot of David Schwarz
David Schwarz
SVP eCommerce & MD Online
Carrefour
Bio
SVP eCommerce & MD Carrefour Online
Project Focus Areas
  • Omni-Channel Retailing
  • M-Commerce
  • Analytics (Data/Store/Web/Mobile)
  • Connected Retailing
  • Customer Experience & Loyalty
Insight and learning from C-level executives
Exclusivity with business leaders
Success stories from leading businesses
Networking opportunities
Summit theme & tracks
Summit Theme
Meeting Millennial Demand: eCommerce Innovation
Roundtable Track Themes
Track 1
eCommerce Consumer Strategies & Experience
    Challenges
  • Redesigning the online buying experience for multiple device
  • Strategies to optimize the mobile buying experience
  • Tracking sales & consumer movement across apps and browsers
  • Delivering relevant personalised customer experiences
  • Proactively engaging shoppers instead of waiting
  • Creating virtual sales forces
Solutions
Gain actions and intelligence to overcome specific business challenges to drive your business and career forward.
Track 2
Innovations in eCommerce Delivery & Fulfilment
    Challenges
  • Challenges for global payments and processing
  • The importance of trackable fulfilment to improve CX
  • The value of same day shipping and implementation strategies
  • Security challenges to maintain brand reputation
  • Ensure inventory accuracy, cost reduction & on-time delivery
  • Growing consumer trust to boost cross-border sales
Solutions
Gain actions and intelligence to overcome specific business challenges to drive your business and career forward.
Track 3
Data & Analytics: Moving from Data, to Insight, to Action
    Challenges
  • Strategies for Cyber Promotions and managing increased data
  • Analytics capabilities to understand customer behaviour
  • Performance & attribution: For data transformation
  • Finding balance between value & intrusion in personalisation
  • How do you turn data into actionable insights?
  • Lead management harnessing data resource for value
Solutions
Gain actions and intelligence to overcome specific business challenges to drive your business and career forward.
Solutions
Gain actions and intelligence to overcome specific business challenges to drive your business and career forward.
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How it works
Networking and business solutions
Success stories from leading businesses around the world
Insight from C-level executives
Roll out your projects more effectively and efficiently
Project-based meetings
Matching your needs with valuable solutions
Saving time, resource & expenditure on finding business solutions
Providing you with insight & data on suppliers to drive your meetings
Roll out your projects more effectively and efficiently
Venue & location
Comfort of a luxury hotel experience
No monetary expense to your business
Managed process by us
Value extracted from the summit outweighs the time spent out of office
Post-summit benefits
You will be provided with all the speaker and workshop presentations post event
We’ll provide you a detailed report including the key takeaways from the summit
Our value proposition

Our summit has one aim: That our executive delegation returns to the office better equipped to roll out their key projects more effectively and efficiently.

We achieve this through a tailored program, in order for them to find solutions to their strategic business challenges, and grow both their business and their career.

Senior executives choose our summit because it’s the proven platform for them to gain a competitive advantage.