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11/2/2014 to 11/5/2014
When: 11/2/2014 - 11/5/2014
Where: JW Marriott Scottsdale Camelback Inn Resort & Spa
5402 E Lincoln Drive
Scottsdale, Arizona  85253
United States
Contact: Susan Haupt
(646) 442-3433

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2014 RVCF Fall Conference

Join us for three days in Scottsdale, Arizona at the 2014 Annual Fall Conference!

In the RVCF spirit of collaboration, retailers are committing to work with their suppliers, strengthening relationships, confronting issues and discussing initiatives.

RVCF Spring Conference Sponsors

Keynote Speaker:
Doug Stephens


The founder of Retail Prophet, Doug Stephens is one of the world's foremost retail and consumer futurists. His research and insights have helped major organizations - such as Air Miles, Home Depot, Disney, and Intel - understand exactly how mega-trends in demographics, economics, technology, and media are forever altering consumer/brand relationships. And, what they need to do to adapt, evolve, and innovate. Drawing on his 20 years of experience, Stephens analyzes media trends, financial climates, demographic shifts, emerging technologies, and everything in between to provide an unrivalled insight into consumer trends.

Session Topics Include:


  • EDI
  • RFID
  • Product Images & Attributes


  • Drop Ship
  • Scorecarding Performance
  • Forecasting
  • Same Day Delivery


  • Shortages
  • Return To Vendor (RTV)


  • On Time Delivery
  • Customs


  • Retailer/Supplier One-To-One Meetings
  • Retailer-Specific Breakouts
  • Open Forums
  • Networking Functions
RVCF Fall Conference Retail Participants


Open to registered current Dillard's suppliers. Transportation will depart from the Camelback on Wednesday, November 5th at 12:15pm and return around 4:00pm for a tour of the Dillard's DC. Sign-up information for all registered attendees via the One-to-One Survey.


  • Remittance Coalition Update - Core Adjustment Reason Codes
  • Round Table Discussions - Topics to Include:
    • Reverse Logistics - Returns (Defectives, Accommodations)
    • Time Limit on Inquiries - Can we reduce time limit?
    • Vendor Portals - What functionalities (e.g.; vendor onboarding or only invoice and payment status?), 3rd party solutions, vendor adoption
    • P-cards - How are they used to manage expenses/payments?
    • Dynamic Discounting and Supply Chain Financing

Open to all Merchandise Suppliers and Retailers attending the RVCF Fall Conference

  • Sunday, Nov. 2 - 11:30AM-5:00PM
    • GS1 US RFID Workshop
  • Wednesday, Nov. 5 - 10:30AM-2:00PM
    • GS1 US Meeting - Sporting Goods Product Images & Attributes

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Where Can I Find the Full Agenda?

Three days of breakouts, workshops, trainings, sessions, retailer one-to-one meetings, retailer specific breakouts, and more. It's all online and available on the web and in the palm of your hand. Click the banner below.

2014 Annual Fall Conference Agenda Sponsored by:

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Check back often - we'll be updating the schedule as more plans fall into place.

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Register for the Conference:
Don't be left in the cold - come to the desert! Register today for the go-to place for real collaboration.
Member Rate: $1,045
Non-Member Rate: $1,645

Register for the 2014 RVCF Fall Conference

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Hotel Information:
RVCF is currently SOLD OUT of all conference-designated hotel room blocks, however there are hotel rooms available in close proximity to the Camelback Inn. Click on the map below to find area hotels*.

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

Click the map for more information about area hotels, rates and availability.

NOTE: *Hotel accommodations are the responsibility of the attendee and will not be available for a RVCF Conference discount at this time.

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Register for the Golf Outing:
Kick off your conference experience by getting to know your industry colleagues outside the office and on the golf course. Retailers and Suppliers are invited to enjoy a round of golf courtesy of...

Register For Golf

Service providers are eligible to register for a fee of $150/golfer (includes box lunch). All golfers must be registered conference attendees.

Register For Golf

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Sponsor and Exhibit Opportunities:
RVCF offers service providers a variety of opportunities to position your company to our membership and conference attendees. CLICK HERE to review available options for the RVCF Fall Conference. If you are interested in pricing, please contact Suzanne Stanzel at (646) 442-3228 or
RVCF Spring Conference Sponsors

Exhibit and Sponsor Opportunities

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Event Disclaimers

Payment 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

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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By registering for this event, you agree to receive mailings from RVCF and its affiliates. You may receive information about RVCF products, services, and educational offerings that relate to your areas of interest. If you have questions or concerns, or wish to be removed from RVCF's list, please contact us at

Media Consent
The registrants give permission to RVCF to use photographs, video or audio taken of them at the event in all forms of media, for any and all purposes including advertising, publicity, display, audiovisual, exhibition, commercial or editorial use, and release the RVCF, and any of its affiliates, associates, officers, employees, agents and members from any claims related thereto.

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