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Retailpreneur

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June’24

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Join us at Retailpreneur Week, the essential conference for modern retail leaders.

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HIGHLIGHTED SPEAKERS

STEPHANIE HEINATZ

Founder, Consociate Media

JENNY CRITTENDEN

CEO, Retail Alliance

MARTIN

GUERRERO

Community Education Specialist, Square

ANGELA

KNIGHT

Founder, Angela Knight Coaching

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The retail landscape is changing faster than ever.

Join us for a week of strategies and insights you need to adapt to evolving consumer trends, disrupt your competition, and thrive in the new era of retail.

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Network with a community of passionate retail leaders. Share experiences, forge connections, and disrupt the industry together. Retailpreneur Week is your opportunity to thrive through collaboration.




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Pre Keynote Small Group Power Hour with keynote speakers (10 people per group)

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Access to all virtual workshops and panels

VIP Q&A after each workshop and panel

Post event access to workshop recordings

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TICKETS
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Dive deep into virtual workshops, panels, and in person keynotes led by industry experts. Discover the latest trends, technologies, and success stories to adapt your business and thrive in today's dynamic market.


ALL ACCESS TICKET INCLUDES

In person keynote on Monday, June 24 @ 5:30 - 7:30pm + access to all virtual workshops and panels + workshop recordings for reference

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$45

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DIGITAL ACCESS TICKET INCLUDES

Access to all virtual workshops and panels + acess to private workshop recordings for the rest of 2024

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Schedule and topics are subject to change based on availability of speakers and sponsors.


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12:00pm

FREE Live on Facebook

The State of Retail


Host: Amanda Forrester, SBDC

MONDAY, JUNE 24

2:30pm

In Person

VIP Small Group Experience



Host: Stephanie Heinatz and

Jenny Crittendon

5:30 - 7:30pm

In Person

All Access Kickoff Keynote

City Market Building, Charter Hall

Cash Bar and Hors d’ouevres

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9:00am

Virtual Workshop

Future Proof Your Retail Game: The AI Playbook

Host: Jeff Robertson, SBDC

TUESDAY, JUNE 25

12:00pm

Virtual Workshop

Mastering Retail Finance



Host: Tom Tanner, SBDC

3:00pm

Virtual Panel

Foot Traffic Frenzy, Boosting In-Store Sales


Dolores Vest, Book No Further

Kelsey Bryant, Bryant Orchards

Matt Thompson, Fleet Feet

Catherine and Whitney, Punch Boutique

Nick Guacheta’, Txtur

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9:00am

Virtual Workshop

From Bland to Brand: Crafting a Magnetic Marketing Message


Host: Erica Cundiff, Blue Honey Rose

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 26

12:00pm

Virtual Workshop

Today’s Strategies = Tomorrow’s Success: The Retail Forecast Playbook



Host: Angela Knight,

Angela Knight Coaching

3:00pm

Virtual Panel

Finding Your Perfect Fit: Navigating Retail Space


Melisaa Yanko, Ink Eork Studios

John Garland, Garland Properties

Elliot Broyles, Commercial Realtor

Roanoke City Planning & Zoning

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THURSDAY, JUNE 27

9:00am

Virtual Panel

From Main Street to Mic Drop: Insights from Local Retail Icons


Jane Johnson, RM Johnson Jewelry

Diane Speaks, She’s International

Crystal McBroom, La De Da

JD Sutphin, Big Lick Comics

Melissa, Chocolate Paper

12:00pm

Virtual Workshop

Square Up Your Sales: Mastering Square for Retail Success



Host: Martin Guerro, Square

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3:00pm

Virtual Panel

Likes to Loot: Converting Social Media Strategies into Paying Customers


Mary, 310 Rosemont

Pamela, Vintage Vault

Jared, C&F Farms

Austin, Humble Hustle

FRIDAY, JUNE 28

9:00am

Virtual Workshop

The Power of Place: Using Branded Interior Design to Drive Sales


Host: Amanda Forrester, SBDC,

Commercial Designer

12:00pm

Virtual Panel

Selling Wholesale: Increase Your Revenue



Krissy & Wes, Sun & Spruce

Cathy, Bulldog Field Equipment

Jesse, Fermented Hot Sauce

Cassie. Medina Mercantile

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All Access
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3:00pm

Virtual Workshop

Sales Samurai: Mastering the Art of Retail Selling


Host: Jeff Robertson, SBDC

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The RRSBDC is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration and supported by America’s SBDC, Virginia SBDC, George Mason University Mason Enterprise. Other funding is provided by local administrations, economic development offices, organizations, and businesses that are all champions in your corner. Thank you to our fiscal host, the City of Roanoke for providing space and support for our work.

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