March 18-20, 2019

Austin, TX

Monday March 18, 2019

Option A: Future Retail Culture Strategy Day

Rethinking Culture to Support Your People & Brand Into a Future Retail Industry

Designed for those who want to effectively drive culture change in their retail organization

Monday March 18 2018: 12pm – 8pm
(includes networking drinks & dinner)

Kick off your LEAP HR: Retail experience with a bang by tackling four critical questions addressing how we build a unique culture that will transform the employee & customer experience. Through a combination of thought leader perspectives and facilitated discussions between retail people leaders, you will leave with connections, insights and innovative ideas you can immediately implement:

The four questions to be addressed will be:

The Fresh Approaches to Driving Culture Change That Will Enhance Customer Experience Across Multiple Store Locations & Brands

How do you effectively overcome the biggest challenges associated with driving culture change amongst a geographically dispersed workforce?

Rethinking How to Activate an Employee & Customer Culture that Will Differentiate Your Brand

What new approaches can you take to unlock a culture that will distinctly separate your brand in an increasingly competitive retail consumer and talent market?

Going Above & Beyond Traditional Retail HR to Build & Evolve an Authentic Culture Across Your Brand

What HR thinking needs challenging around culture to effectively drive engagement and retention across all layers of a retail workforce?

Re-Imagining How to Tie a Culture of Philanthropy into the Employee & Customer Experience in Retail

What do you need to do more of to effectively drive a culture of giving back amongst your retail and corporate workforces to drive engagement?

Your Culture Strategy Day Contributors:
 
Bill Clark
Senior Vice President of Human Resources
Five Below
Rick Yockelson
Senior Vice President of Human Resources
Hudson Group
Beth Ley
Head of Compensation & Benefits
Kendra Scott
Sheena Wilde
Head of Philanthropy
Kendra Scott
Carly Huey
Retail & Corporate HR Lead
Patagonia

Option B: Acquisition Strategy Day

Transforming The Way We Hire Best in Class Retail Talent in Tomorrow’s Retail Industry

Built for those with a stake in rethinking how we find new retail talent

Monday March 4 2019: 12pm – 8pm
(includes networking drinks & dinner)

This focus day will allow you to tackle four critical questions addressing how we find and attract the retail workforce of tomorrow. Through a combination of thought leader perspectives and facilitated discussions between HR and strategic Talent Acquisition leaders, you will leave with connections, insights and innovative ideas you can immediately implement:

The four questions to be addressed will be:

Transforming the Traditional Recruitment Function to Meet the Changing Requirements of a Future Candidate, Business, & Customer

What are the new approaches you need to take to effectively find & attract the retail talent who will drive business-wide innovation and growth?

Redesigning the Traditional Onboarding Experience in Retail to Build Bench & Improve the Customer Experience

What new approaches to onboarding can you take that will not only drive engagement from day one, but build a deep bench of leaders across your organization

Rethinking What Great Talent Looks like for Your Retail Field Workforce to Support Business Growth & Scale

What new non-traditional qualities do we need to look for to effectively find best in class talent in a challenging retail landscape?

Rethinking How to Find, Attract & Inspire the Leaders We Need to Guide Us Through Industry Change

What do we need to change to ensure we attract the business leaders who will effectively guide retailers into the future?

Your Culture Strategy Day Contributors:
 
Blair Bennett
Vice President Talent Acquisition
Walmart eCommerce
Patti Claus
Vice President of Global Talent Acquisition
Williams-Sonoma Inc.
JP Elliot
Vice President of Talent
Dick’s Sporting Goods
Danielle Boyd
Senior Vice President Human Resources
Fresh Thyme Farmers Market
Kathleen Shaw
Senior Director of Learning & Development
Dick’s Sporting Goods