Designed and reserved solely for CEOs and VIPs, the Programme consists primarily of talks, think-tanks and roundtable discussions away from the main event. These intimate sessions provide a unique opportunity to connect with like-minded CEOs. 2016’s programme included a private Q&A with Tommy Hilfiger, a cutting-edge technology session presented by Google and exclusive research findings on the future of leadership courtesy of the University of Oxford’s Saïd Business School.
Leadership Programme passes are available to C-suite executives from global retail businesses.
The 2016 Leadership programme was developed by our Advisory Board to help provide more value and support for CEOs wishing to attend the Congress.
To view the 2016 Leadership Programme please click on the PDF download below. Details on the 2017 Leadership Programme will be released soon, however if you would like to request a VIP Leadership Pass please fill in the form opposite or contact Anthony Balarkas, VIP & Content Executive for World Retail Congress. You will receive a response within 3 working days.
The 2016 programme included:
A complimentary invitation to attend the 2016 World Retail Congress.
Access to the Speaker/Leadership lounge at the Congress.
Exclusive invitations to CEO roundtable discussion meetings on key industry topics. These will be led by members of the Advisory Board and other relevant sector experts.
Private meetings with keynote speakers and leading government officials.
Invitation to attend the CEO Leadership workshop, specially formulated for the Congress by Oxford University’s Säid Business School retail management faculty.
The Congress Technology Hub: Exclusive preview session with the top new retail technology start-ups, selected especially for the Congress by a panel of retailers. This is your opportunity to see some potentially game-changing solutions that could be critical to your future business success.
Access to World Retail Congress research papers with executive summaries relevant to your business and sector.
Invitation to our Speaker and Leadership dinner.
A complimentary seat at the Congress Closing Gala dinner on 14th April, where the winners of the World Retail Awards and the 2016 inductees to the World Retail Hall of Fame will be announced and celebrated.
Applications for 2017 passes are open. For more information, please contact Anthony Balarkas on +44 (0) 203033 2053 or at Anthony.Balarkas@worldretailcongress.com.com