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2016 RVCF Spring Conference

4/17/2016 to 4/20/2016
When: 4/17/2016 - 4/20/2016
Where: Sanibel Harbour Marriott Resort & Spa
17260 Harbour Pointe Drive
Fort Myers, Florida  33908
United States
Contact: Susan Haupt
(646) 442-3433

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  • Speed to Market
  • Addressing the Order Fulfillment Cycle
  • Not your Grandfather's Retail Supply Chain Anymore
  • Latest Cost Analysis Software on Determining Whether or Not to Reshore Production
  • One-on-Ones, Round Tables and Open Forums

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

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Kristen Brown Kristen Brown
Author of The Best Worst Thing and The Happy Hour Effect

As a busy professional, you know how challenging and stressful it can be to juggle your career, family and personal goals. But what if you could leave here today with a clear understanding of where you need to focus to stress less at home and be successful at work every day? You're in luck because today Kristen Brown is here to help you do just that. She helps individuals and organizations minimize stress, leverage goals and boost performance to impact personal and bottom line growth. She's the founder and CEO of Happy Hour Effect, a two-time bestselling author, keynote speaker, widowed mom and work-life strategist. Prior to starting Happy Hour Effect, Kristen spent 20 years leading and working with teams from Fortune 50s to start-ups – including Target, Walmart, Disney, Coca-Cola, Kraft and more. She holds a Master's in Integral Theory (the art and science of multiple perspectives), a holistic coaching certification and she's been seen on screen and stage over 500 times including Live with Kelly & Michael, Working Mother, Forbes, Regis, Boston Scientific, Target and more.

  • Belk
  • Big Lots
  • Buckle
  • Burlington Stores
  • Dick's Sporting Goods
  • Hot Topic
  • Hudson's Bay Co.
  • Lord & Taylor
  • Neiman Marcus Group
  • REI
  • Stage Stores
  • Stein Mart
  • Toys"R"Us, Inc.
  • and more to be announced...

Sail around Sanibel Harbour on Tuesday evening while networking and dining with us.

Thank you to our sponsor, Yusen Logistics (Americas), Inc.

Attendees are welcome to join us for the Sunset Dinner Cruise around Sanibel Harbour as part of their Conference registration. Attendees may bring a guest at the fee of $79.00 by selecting the "Dinner Cruise - 'Bring a Guest' Fee" product addition.
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Members $1,095 Non-Members $1,595
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Sanibel Harbour Marriott Resort & Spa
17260 Harbour Point Drive
Fort Myers, FL 33908
(239) 466-4000

Make your reservations now at a special rate of $194 per night by calling the hotel and mentioning "RVCF." Special room rates are on a first-come, first-serve basis and are only available for reservations made on or before Monday, March 28, 2016.

Southwest Florida International Airport - RSW

Hotel direction: 21.5 miles SW
This hotel does not provide shuttle service.
Estimated taxi fare: $45 one way

RSW airport website

On-site Parking: $12 daily

Valet Parking: $20 daily

The weather is expected to run a high temperature in the low 90's, with lows in the mid 70'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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If you are interested in pricing, please contact Kim Zablocky at (646) 442-3473 or
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Payment must be received 15 calendar days prior to the conference if scheduling One-on-One meetings. If not participating in One-on-One 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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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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