World Retail Congress 2019

 

Women in Retail

Women in Retail

The Women in Retail programme, in partnership with Be Inspired, brings together top female retail executives to celebrate and champion the achievements of women in the industry, whilst facilitating mentoring and discussion.

For the last five years, the programme has mainly consisted of the International Women in Retail networking reception, combining a wonderful venue such as the Burj al Arab in Dubai or the Teatro Real in Madrid with inspirational speakers such as Jo Malone. The evening is also highlighted by the presentation of the Woman of the Year Award. The 2019 winner was Judith McKenna, President & CEO of Walmart International.

It is our goal for Congresses in the future to achieve gender parity on stage and off. We want more women within the industry to have a seat at the table, have their voices heard and be seen to lead. We also want them to have the support they need through networks, mentors and learning – opportunities we will be providing at the Congress moving forward.

100 Complimentary Passes

We are offering 100 places for women in the retail industry to attend the Congress free of charge. This is open to a) those who have never attended the Congress before b) working at mid-managerial level and above c) working for a retailer, brand or FMCG company. 

What you get as part of the Women in Retail programme:

  • Free access to all three days of World Retail Congress 2020
  • Private networking breakfasts for Women in Retail members
  • Access to the Women in Retail reception where the Woman of the Year Award is presented. This was won by Judith McKenna, President of Walmart International in 2019
  • Entry to exclusive content crafted specifically to help you build the knowledge and experience to grow your career

 

Please note that we are only able to accept one person per company who qualifies for the criteria. Travel and accommodation is not included. 

Apply for your pass now    

Filling out the form below:

 

Be Inspired

Women in Retail in partnership with Be Inspired

Women in Retail in partnership with Be Inspired

World Retail Congress is delighted to have partnered with our sister brand Be Inspired for the 2020 Congress.

Be Inspired exists to promote gender balance at all levels across retail and encourage women to fulfil their career aspirations. It connects them with those who can help propel their careers, inspires them through the stories of others, opens eyes to career opportunities, and fosters a culture of career confidence.

Be Inspired unlocks potential and ambition through emotive, practical learning and development-focused content across retail-week.com, our podcast, our workshops and our conference.

On all of these channels, we bring together programme ambassadors with aspiring retail professionals at all stages of their career. 

For more information please visit the Be Inspired site.

2019 POST EVENT REPORT

2019 POST EVENT REPORT

View the highlights and key takeaways from the World Retail Congress 2019.

VIEW NOW

BOOK NOW FOR 2020

BOOK NOW FOR 2020

Join the world’s best in Rome at the World Retail Congress 2020.

BOOK NOW

NEVER MISS AN ANNOUNCEMENT

CONNECTED SPONSORS

Sponsor

  • IRi

 

Sponsor

  • Tendam

 

Sponsor

  • Zebra | Profitect