_The REV Summit.
RETAILERS, ENTREPRENEURS & VISIONARIES
Unlocking the future of retail in DFW
As digital tools continue to evolve the consumer experience, brands and retailers must continually sort through the noise to determine what’s relevant. At RevTech, it’s our job to discover tomorrow’s most impactful retail technologies and to invest in them today.
Join us for a first-of its kind collaboration where we bring together a select, invite-only, group of disruptive retailers, industry experts and venture firms investing in the future of commerce and couple that with a dozen highly curated entrepreneurs in retail tech.
Past participants in this program have attracted more than $1B of Venture Capital to date. Their solutions are deployed at scale throughout the eCommerce realm as well as in over 100,000 physical locations.
Neiman Marcus, Intermix
Karen is the former president and CEO of the Neiman Marcus Group. She was with the retailer for 33 years in a variety of positions, including eight years as CEO, before she retired in 2018. Today, she serves on multiple public company boards including; Humana Healthcare, Under Armour, and The Real Real.
Francesca’s, Signet, Fossil
Mike is the former Chairman, President and CEO of francesca’s, a Houston-based apparel and accessories retailer. Prior to francesca’s, he headed Signet Jewelers Ltd. where he orchestrated its $1.46 billion acquisition of Zale Corp.
Fossil, Mckinsey & Company
Holly Briedis is the Executive Vice President, Chief Digital Officer at Fossil, where she is responsible for leading the group’s digital initiatives. Prior to Fossil, she was a Partner at McKinsey & Company, where she led the Omnichannel and Customer Experience practice for Retail in North America, advising global consumer companies on driving profitable growth. Holly brings a deep knowledge of consumer-centered transformations, focusing on e-commerce and omnichannel growth, digital marketing, loyalty and CRM.
Abe is also actively engaged as an advisor and board member with a number of companies leveraging his expertise in strategy, operations, and capital allocation to help accelerate their growth.
Community : Wednesday, Aug 23
8:30 A – 9:15 A
Networking Breakfast & Brand Showcase
9:15 A – 9:30 A
Welcome and Opening Remarks
9:30 A – 10:00 A
Keynote Session: Retail/Consumer Trends and Predicitions
10:00 A – 10:30 A
Fireside Chat with Larry Waterman, Cavander’s
10:30 A – 11:00 A
11:00 A – 11:30 A
Shark Tank Showcase
11:30 A – 12:15 P
Panel Session: Redefinining Traditional Retail with Tech: How to create an experience that drives customers in-store and keeps them coming back.
12:15 P – 1:15 P
1:15 P – 1:45 P
Fireside Chat: Disruptive Retail With Steve Dennis
1:45 P – 2:30 P
Panel Session: Digital Revolution in Retail: How to leverage technology to optimize and drive sales
2:30 P – 3:00 P
3:00 P – 3:30 P
Fireside Chat: The Innovation Journey: The path from vision to scale With The Citizenry
3:30 P – 4:15 P
Panel Session: From the supply chain to the last mile delivery: the true omni channel customer experience
4:15 P – 5:45 P
Happy Hour & Networking
6:00 P – 8:00 P
Curated Mentor/Retailer/VC Dinners
Growth: Tuesday, Aug 22
11:30 A – 12:00P
Doors Open, Seating & Food Service
12:00 P – 12:15P
Welcome and Opening Remarks
12:15 P – 12:45P
Keynote: The Entrepreneur Journey
12:45 A – 1:30P
Panel Session: How to Scale a Retail Tech Startup and Overcome Common Obstacles, Without Big Funding
1:30 A – 1:45P
1:45 A – 2:15P
Keynote: Shark Tank Tales
2:15P – 3:00P
Panel Session: The Art of The Pitch: Tips & Tricks on How to Pitch a Retailer
03:00 P – 03:30P
Shark Tank Rehersal
03:30 P – 04:00P
Transport to Evening Location
4:00 P – 5:30P
Speed Dating with Mentors at Neighborhood Goods
5:30 P – 7:00 P
Reception at Neighborhood Goods
Showcase: Thursday, Aug 24
9:30 A – 10:30 A
10:30 A – 11:30 A
Entrepreneur / VC Open House
11:00 A – 11:30 A
Doors Open & Networking Lunch
11:30 A – 2:00 P
Entreprenuer Showcase (5M pitch, 5M Q&A)
BE KNOWN AS A LEADER IN THE INDUSTRY
Are you a forward thinking retailer or consumer brand looking to be known for innovation?
Are you an innovative service provider working with startups, venture capital firms, or other early stage, high growth companies?
Are you a VC, Family Office or Angel Investor looking to know the future of retail tech?
Are you a consumer tech entrepreneur looking to rev up your growth in the retail industry?
_Pricing & Plans.
-(1) Conference pass
-Logo placements on signage & pre-show marketing
-Brand profile on website
-Receive RevTech Summary – key themes, funding, traction, successes, & challenges with over 200 retail tech companies we will evaluate
-(3) Conference passes
-(1) Moderator of Pannel
-Social media promotion
-First choice pairings for speed dating
-Prominent branding at event & in pre-event marketing
-(5) Conference passes
-Panel Participant on Main Day
-(1) Participant at RevTech Retreat
-Headline branding at event & in pre-event marketing