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2017 RVCF Annual Fall Conference

11/5/2017 to 11/8/2017
When: 11/5/2017 - 11/8/2017
Where: JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa
5350 E Marriott Drive
Phoenix, Arizona  85054
United States
Contact: Susan Haupt
(646) 442-3433

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

  • Dale Carnegie Training Session: How to Sell Change and Communicate with Diplomacy and Tact
  • 2017 ASN Accuracy Study
  • Managing Amazon from a Supplier's Perspective
  • Building a Supplier Relationship Management Program from the Ground Up
  • Sales & Operations Planning Workshop
  • Multiple Drop Ship Best Practice Sessions
  • EDI for E-commerce
  • Small Packaging Audits
  • Retailer Vendor Scorecards for E-commerce
  • Latest in Portal Technology Allowing You to Better Manage Your Factories Abroad

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  • Exhibit Hall
  • Retailer/Supplier One-on-One Meetings
  • Networking Opportunities
    • Golf Outing
    • Cookout Dinner
    • Receptions

One-on-One Meeting Commitments
  • American Eagle Outfitters
  • Belk
  • Big Lots!
  • BJ's Wholesale Club
  • Buckle
  • Burlington Stores
  • Cabela's
  • CVS Health
  • Dick's Sporting Goods
  • Dillard's
  • Dunham's Sports
  • Genesco
  • Hudson's Bay Company
  • JCPenney
  • Kohl's
  • Lord & Taylor
  • Marine Corps Exchange (MCX)
  • Nebraska Furniture Mart
  • Neiman Marcus Group
  • Nordstrom
  • Office Depot
  • Pacific Sunwear of California
  • PetSmart
  • REI
  • Saks Fifth Avenue
  • Stage Stores
  • Sun & Ski
  • Tuesday Morning
  • TJX
  • Zappos
Breakout Session Commitments
  • Belk
  • Burlington Stores
  • Cabela's
  • Dick's Sporting Goods
  • Dillard's
  • Hudson's Bay Company
  • JCPenney
  • Kohl's
  • Lord & Taylor
  • Neiman Marcus Group
  • Nordstrom
  • Saks Fifth Avenue
  • Stage Stores

Other Retailers Attending

  • Ace Hardware
  • Big 5 Sporting Goods
  • GNC
  • Modell's Sporting Goods
  • Sephora
  • Tractor Supply Co.

DC Tours

  • Dick's Sporting Goods
  • Dillard's

Pre-registration is required. Additional details TBA. Registration will occur with One-on-One scheduling. Contact Susan Haupt with questions.


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 Compliance Networks.

Service providers are eligible to register for a fee of $165.00 per golfer (includes box lunch).

Space is Limited! First-Come, First-Served

Event Date: Sunday, November 5, 2017
Event Registration Deadline: Friday, October 20, 2017
Meeting Time/Boxed Lunch: 10:30 am
Tee Time: 12:00 pm local time
Course: Wildfire Golf Club at the Palmer Signature Course
Format: Shotgun Start
Rental Clubs: Contact Tristan Karr, Tournament Coordinator, at (480) 293-3834 to secure rental clubs ($60.00 + tax) or shoes ($20.00 + tax). Deadline for rental is Friday, October 20, 2017.

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Join us at the RVCF Cookout Dinner on Tuesday Night for some outdoor fun with backyard games, networking, and music.

This event will be held from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm.

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Regular (8/2/17 and after)
Members $1,345
Non-Members $1,745
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JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa
5350 E Marriott Drive
Phoenix, AZ 85054
(480) 293-5000

Make your reservations now at a special rate of $261 a night ($20 for each additional person in single room) by personally 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 Friday, October 13, 2017.

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport - PHX

Hotel direction: 22 miles NE
This hotel does not provide shuttle service.
Estimated taxi fare: $65 one way

PHX airport website

On-site Parking: $10 daily

Valet Parking: $29 daily

The weather is expected to run a high temperature in the high 70's, with lows in the mid 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

Attendee rate for non-member, non-sponsoring Service Providers $1,745.00; interested parties may contact Susan Haupt at (646) 442-3433 or for assistance with registration.
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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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