Join us for three days in one location at the 2013 Annual Fall Conference, where we will host 40+ retailers, 600 attendees, over 60 educational sessions and over 700 retailer/supplier one-on-one meetings! Our focus will include all things compliance, customer relationship management, order and inventory management and supplier relationship management.
In the RVCF spirit of collaboration, retailers are committing to work with their suppliers, strengthening relationships, confronting issues and discussing initiatives. If you do business with any of these retailers, then this conference is for you!
The following retailers have committed (with more being announced soon) to designating time at the Fall Conference for just that purpose.
RETAILER / SUPPLIER ONE-ON-ONE MEETINGS:
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*Registration fee must be paid in full before One-on-One meetings are scheduled
Jim CarrollFuturist, Trends and Innovation Expert
Bio:A world-renowned futurist, trends & innovation expert - with clients such as the PGA of America, NASA and Johnson & Johnson
Jim Carroll is one of the world's leading futurists, trends & innovation experts. It's his inspirational, transformative thinking that will help you discover opportunity in an era of high-velocity change. In his most recent keynotes and leadership sessions, he has been helping his clients meet the challenges of the economic contraction by focusing on innovation, and by aligning their strategy to fast-paced future trends.
He speaks on a wide variety of topics including technology, business model change, innovation, and global challenges and growth.
He is the author of several books including "The Future Belongs To Those Who Are Fast," "Ready, Set, Done: How to Innovate When Faster is the New Fast" and "What I Learned from Frogs in Texas: Saving Your Skin with Forward Thinking Innovation."
Agenda Live and Online:
We like to keep you up-to-date with the latest and greatest information. Our online agenda can easily be downloaded to your mobile device. All information is updated real time, so you never have to wait to find out what has been added!
Registered attendees will have access to loads of useful features including in-session note taking, attendee messaging, notes email forwarding and more. CLICK HERE to learn about the features.
COMPLIANCEA Streamlined Approach to Deduction Codes: Why Fewer is BetterShipping and Receiving in Plain English: A "Best Practices Guide"Five Years and Counting: Current Status and Trends of CPSC Enforcement of CPSIA and more...
CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIP MANAGEMENTMeeting Customer Expectations: Tools for Supplier Process ImprovementInnovation through Collaboration: A Look Under the Hood of How a Retailer and Supplier Benefitted from Leveraging CPFR ASN Mapping and more...
SUPPLIER RELATIONSHIP MANAGEMENTStrategies for Managing Supplier RelationshipsNegotiating with Chinese & the Chinese Government Supply Chain Management: Sourcing Manufacturing from China Big Data - Big Headachesand more...
INVENTORY MANAGEMENTPredictive Analytics: A Case StudySupply Chain Cost AuditApplying Inventory Management, Customer Segmentation and Assortment Planning to Optimize an Omni-Channel Retail Environmentand more...
TRADITIONAL RVCF PROGRAMS AND RETAILER BREAKOUTSSupplier Open ForumRetailer Open ForumCollaboration Sessions: Lord & Taylor, Saks Fifth Avenue, Stage Stores, Dillard's, The TJX Companies, Hudson's Bay...and more...
Register for the Conference:
OVERFLOW HOTEL INFORMATION!Hampton Inn & Suites16620 N Scottsdale Rd.Scottsdale, AZ 85254(480) 348-9280
Hotel ReservationMake your reservations now at the rate of $169 per night by calling the hotel at (480) 348-9280 and mentioning the RVCF Conference.
Please note that this venue has a 10 day prior cancellation policy.
Complimentary shuttle service between the Hampton Inn and Westin Kierland will be available.
SOLD OUT: WAIT LIST ONLY!Westin Kierland Resort & Spa6902 East Greenway ParkwayScottsdale, AZ 85254(480) 624-1000
Hotel ReservationYou can add yourself to the wait list by emailing Nadine Stamper at the Westin. Be sure to include your desired arrival and departure dates. Again, these rooms will be filled on a first come, first served basis off of the waiting list.
Register for the Golf Outing:
Sponsor and Exhibit Opportunities:
PaymentPayment must be received 15 calendar days prior to the conference if scheduling 1:1 meetings. If not participating in 1:1 program, payment must be received prior to event taking place or registrant forfeits right to participate. Exceptions must be approved in advance; request for exception may be submitted to email@example.com.
Registration CancellationsIn the event of your registration cancellations, a credit will be applied towards a future RVCF event, less a 25% administrative fee. In addition, there are no credits for any reason for any events where the registration rate is below $300 per person or where cancellation takes place within 7 calendar days of the start of the event. All cancellation requests must be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org. Substitutions may be made at any time.
Acts of God, Fires, Strikes, or Cancellation of EventIn case this event is interrupted, postponed or discontinued due to (i) the exhibit hall having been destroyed or damaged, or (ii) if the show fails to take place as scheduled or is interrupted or discontinued for any reason, or (iii) access to the premises is prevented or interfered with by reason of any strike, lockout, injunction, act of war, act of terrorism or threat of terrorism, act of God, emergency declared by any governmental agency, etc., the attendee/registrant waives any and all damages and claims for damages, and agrees that the only liability of RVCF shall be, at RVCF's sole option, either to (a) reschedule the event or (b) to return to each attendee its registration fee, less a pro-rata share of all costs and expenses incurred by RVCF.
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