6 Creative Ways to Network at Retail Summit 2016 - ShopperTrak

6 Creative Ways to Network at Retail Summit 2016

by Kevin Kearns on 5-4-16 in Events
  • Download the official ShopperTrak Retail Summit event app

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…and use the networking function to connect and message other attendees directly.

Bonus: with the click of a button, you’ll have instant access to all things Retail Summit – including: your customized summit agenda, speaker bios, maps, and much more!


  • Spread the word: use the Retail Summit #hashtag

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…by tweeting at other retailers about the topics everyone is buzzing about at the 2016 Retail Summit. #STSummit16


  • Take a selfie

retail summit blog take a selfie
…with a colleague on Thursday night. We’ll have a station set up at Terzo Piano, so that you can take your social media game to the next level by sharing a “Summit selfie” on social media.


  • Attend a round-table networking session

retail summit blog round-table session
…on Thursday afternoon. You’ll share and hear ideas on a topic that is relevant to your specific interests. Each session will start with an introduction to the topic before breaking into smaller discussion groups. This year’s topics include: “understanding the customer journey” and  “incentives and compensation.”


  • Share a drink and a view of the skyline

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..with a colleague as you network on the Bluhm Family Terrace at the Art Institute of Chicago on Thursday night.  At our offsite event and dinner, the stunning Chicago skyline will serve as the backdrop to the evening’s conversation.


  • Cheer on the Chicago Cubs

retail summit blog cubs game
…as they take on the Pittsburgh Pirates on Friday afternoon. Rooftop Cubs games are a Chicago rite of passage – grab a beer or hot dog (no ketchup!) and strike up a conversation with the person next to you about a speech you heard at the Summit.

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Kevin Kearns is the Chief Revenue Officer at ShopperTrak, where he oversees the professional services and marketing department, as well as the global sales and sales operations teams. He previously served as the Chief Sales Officer, where he was responsible for leading global sales and customer service operating in over 90 countries.

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