Globally recognised as the largest and most significant meeting for retail executives in the region; the Retail Leaders Forum brings together the best minds from retail, for retail.

Annually this intelligent discussion offers a comprehensive examination of industry and consumer trends and an in-depth exploration of retail strategy for growth and innovation.

Within a uniquely exclusive networking environment, executives are provided with a vital and engaging look at the retail sector, with actionable insights and vision to lead in 2016.



The Retail Leaders Forum is an event like no other – a unique opportunity that congregates an esteemed gathering of executive level retailers from across the industry spectrum and across the region.

This is your guide to Retail in 2016, a strategic event devoted entirely to the macro issues in Retail Management crafted exclusively for and delivered by key influencers in the industry.

▶ Receive the latest thinking on the economic landscape for Retailers in 2016
▶ Acquire actionable insights for your retail business in a changed & consumer-led world
▶ Gain exposure to new strategic concepts, companies and thought-leaders from retail
▶ Hear forward insight on consumer trends and retailing imperatives
▶ Engage your entire industry in one place at one time
▶ Network in the ideal executive environment where CEOs talk to CEOs
 Balance working and learning in a productive, executive environment
▶ Determine the year ahead in Retail




Speakers to be Announced Shortly



▶ The Year Ahead: Evaluating the Prospects for Retail in 2016
▶ The New Executive: Leadership in a Changing Retail World
▶ The Brand Identity: Meeting the New Retail Marketing Challenges
▶ Smarter Systems: Retail Technology and the Transformation Opportunity
 The Human Factor: People Strategy and the Art of Customer Experience
 The Plan: Designing and Delivering Effective Retail Strategy
 The Next Step: Retail for a Changing World
 Creative Space: Reimagining the Store in an Omnichannel World
 Return on Relationships: Loyalty and the Retail Offer
 Taking Stock: the Future of Product and Merchandise
 A Global Perspective: Examining International Trends in Retail Marketing
 The Retail Challenge Ahead
 Getting Better: Insights from a Retail Turnaround
 New and Varied Geography of International Retail


DAY 1 
Registration & Networking
Official Welcome
Opening Keynote
Refreshments & Networking
Partner Keynote
Lunch & Networking
Stream A Stream B Stream C
Session Session Session
Keynote Keynote Keynote
Refreshments & Networking
Networking Drinks Reception


DAY 2 
Registration & Networking
Opening Remarks
Platinum Keynote
Refreshments & Networking
Lunch & Networking
Stream A Stream B Stream C
Session Session Session
Keynote Keynote Keynote
Refreshments & Networking


Event Partner

Silver Sponsors

Lunch Day 2 Sponsor

The Retail Leaders Forum is exclusively crafted for the most senior Retail executives from across all sectors of the national economy. Delivered by the industry’s elite, this event offers a powerful business agenda within an effective executive networking environment.

Being a sponsor of the event actively works for you before, during and after the event, increasing your credibility in the minds of decision-makers.

Enhance your market visibility, put your CEO on the programme and gain dedicated face time with an influential audience in a specialised closed event environment.

Kate Ferraro Commercial Manager
Tel: 02 8004 3172
Email: katef@connectevents.com.au