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2019 RVCF Annual Fall Conference

2019 RVCF Annual Fall Conference

11/3/2019 to 11/6/2019
When: 11/03/2019 - 11/06/2019
Where: JW Marriott Scottsdale Camelback Inn
Resort and Spa
5402 East Lincoln Drive
Scottsdale, Arizona  85253
United States
Contact: Susan Haupt

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Join us for training and topic specific sessions, retailer one-on-one meetings, retailer specific breakouts, and networking opportunities.  Register Now!

RVCF Fall 2019 Conference Speakers


    For All Attendees:

    • E-Com Packaging Costs Management
    • EDI for suppliers E-com initiatives
    • Carrier Scorecards
    • New Innovative Hang Tag Technology
    • Open Forums for both Retailers & Suppliers
    • Over 700 One-on-One Scheduled Meetings between Retailers & their Suppliers
    • Purchase Order Change Management for both Retailers & Suppliers
    • Product Attributes and DIM Measurement
    • Returns from the Consumer on E-Com Sales
    • Addressing the Sizing Disparity Issue in Fashion
    • Townhall Open Discussion on On-Time-In-Full OTIF Challenge
    • ASN Work Flow
    • Prop 65 & other Product Safety Issues


    For Retailers:

    • Drop Ship Best Practices for Retailers
    • How to Partner with Merchants
    • Direct Ship Metrics to Measure
    • Deduction Policy Review


    For Vendors:

    • Executive Financial Reporting 
    • Doing Business with Amazon Workshop-Hosted
    • Product Specific Issues-Round Tables 
    • New Ways of Managing Shortages
    • Vendor Agreements Panel-Cost to serve-evaluating retail requirements 


    Participating Retailers:

Academy Sports + Outdoors
Ace Hardware
American Eagle Outfitters

Big Lots
Big 5
Burlington Stores
CVS Health
Dick's Sporting Goods
Dunham Sports
Fleet Farm
Hudson's Bay Company

Indigo Books & Music
Lord & Taylor
MCX (Marine Corp Exchange)
Michaels Stores
Neiman Marcus Group
PetSmart, Inc.
Stage Stores
The Container Store
Tractor Supply Co.
Ulta Beauty

... and more to be announced!

Dillard's Distribution Center Tour on Wednesday, November 6th, mid-day.  Transportation will be available.

"Design Thinking: e-Commerce Returns" Workshop on Tuesday, November 5th

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"Design Thinking: e-Commerce Returns" on Tuesday, November 5, 2019 during the RVCF Fall Conference.

In this full day program, participants will learn to utilize the "Design Thinking" approach to address Returns from consumers on e-Commerce Sales, the biggest issue facing retail today.  

This interactive workshop is designed for staff who manage returns from consumers and manage direct to consumer shipments.  

This workshop is sponsored by Newmine, and will be facilitated by experienced leaders from the Barkley Consulting Group.  

There is no additional cost to attend. Participants must commit to attending the workshop program in its entirety.  (8:30 AM to 4:30 PM)

Golf Outing on Sunday, November 3rd

Kick off your conference experience by getting to know your industry colleagues outside the office and on the golf course on Sunday, November 3, 2019.

Retailers and Suppliers are invited to enjoy a round of golf courtesy of Traverse Systems.  Space is Limited! First-Come, First-Served!

Golf Outing by Traverse


Casino Night 2019

In the game of retail, collaboration is a sure bet!
Join us for our Tuesday night Networking Event: Dinner and Casino Night 
as we mix, mingle and gamble the night away.
Included will also be a Karaoke Contest with a prize for the best performance!






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JW Marriott Scottsdale Camelback Inn Resort & Spa
5402 East Lincoln Drive
Scottsdale, AZ 85253
(480) 948-1700

JW Marriott Scottsdale Camelback - ROOM BLOCK HAS EXPIRED

But there's still time to register!

We suggest booking a room at either the Hilton Scottsdale Resort & Villas or Residence Inn By Marriott Scottsdale-Paradise Valley.  Please note transportation will not be provided to and from the Camelback Inn. 

If you have a room at the Camelback Inn and your travel plans have changed, be sure to update your reservation to avoid no-show fees.  

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport - PHX

Hotel direction: 9 miles NE
This hotel does not provide shuttle service.
Estimated taxi fare: $40 one way

PHX airport website

On-site Parking: $10 daily

Valet Parking: $10 daily

The weather is expected to run a high temperature in the high 70's, with lows in the 50's. For more specific weather information, please CLICK HERE. Dress is business casual. Inside hotel temperatures tend to run chilly, so we recommend packing a sweater or jacket.

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RVCF offers service providers a variety of opportunities to position your company to our membership and event attendees.  If you are interested in pricing, please contact Kim Zablocky at (646) 442-3473 or

Fall 2019 RVCF Sponsors

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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

Registration Cancellations
In the event of registration cancellation, a credit will be applied towards a future RVCF event, less a 25% administrative fee. Credits must be used within one (1) year of issue and may be transferred to another attendee from the same organization. No credits for any cancellations for 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 Substitutions may be made at any time.

Acts of God, Fires, Strikes, or Cancellation of Event
In case this event is interrupted, postponed or discontinued due to (i) the event venue having been destroyed or damaged, or (ii) if the event 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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