Romania & CEE Retail Summit 2024

Exploring Future Trends / Implementing Actionable Solutions / Fostering collaboration




 Unveiling the Future of Retail

  • Identifying Profitable Emerging Trends: Exploring the latest retail trends with a focus on identifying those that have the potential for high profitability and return on investment (ROI)
  • Mitigating Supply Chain Risks: Develop strategies to minimize risks in the supply chain, such as disruptions in logistics or cybersecurity threats, by investing in robust security systems and contingency plans
  • Optimizing Brick-and-Mortar Investments: Maximize ROI from physical stores by implementing cost-effective strategies like experiential retail, omnichannel integration, and leveraging technology to enhance the in-store experience
  • Drive Data-Driven Decision Making: Invest in advanced analytics tools and platforms to harness customer data, improve insights, and make informed decisions regarding product assortments, marketing campaigns, and operational efficiencies
  • Implementing Sustainable Practices with ROI: Identify sustainable initiatives that not only align with ethical values but also offer cost savings and operational efficiencies, ensuring a positive impact on the environment and the bottom line


Driving Efficiency and Transparency with Supply Chain 5.0

  • Optimizing Demand Forecasting and Inventory Management: Investing in AI-powered demand forecasting and inventory optimization systems to reduce stockouts, minimize carrying costs, and increase overall supply chain efficiency
  • Automating Warehouse Operations: Implementing warehouse automation technologies like robotics, autonomous vehicles, and RFID systems to streamline operations, improve order fulfillment accuracy, and reduce labor costs
  • Enhancing Supply Chain Visibility: Investing in technologies like blockchain and IoT sensors to improve supply chain visibility, ensure product traceability, and minimize the risk of counterfeiting or quality control issues
  • Streamlining Returns Management: Addressing the challenges of reverse logistics and streamline returns management processes to improve customer satisfaction, minimize costs, and maximize asset recovery opportunities
  • Optimizing Retail Space Utilization: Utilizing data analytics and location intelligence to optimize retail space usage, negotiate cost-effective leases, and make informed decisions regarding store locations and formats



 Investing in eRetail's Tomorrow: Data-Driven Growth, Seamless Integration, and Trusted Security.

  •  AI-Enhanced Personalization: Leveraging cutting-edge technologies to redefine and enhance customer experiences across all touchpoints.
  • Omni-Channel Mastery: Ensuring seamless shopping and customer service experiences across all platforms and channels.
  • Data-Driven Decisions: Utilizing analytics and business intelligence to gain insights, optimize strategies, and ensure continuous eRetail improvement.
  • Logistics & Supply Chain Excellence: Streamlining operations and leveraging advanced solutions for maximum efficiency and profitability.
  • Upholding Trust & Compliance: Prioritizing data security, privacy, and compliance to foster unwavering trust with customers and stakeholders.
  • Leveraging cutting-edge technologies to redefine and enhance customer experiences across all touchpoints (AI-Enhanced Personalization)



 Creating a Tech-Driven Future for Physical Retail Growth

  • Allocating resources to data-driven digital marketing strategies that yield a high return on investment, such as targeted advertising, influencer marketing, and social media campaigns
  • Enhancing Customer Engagement through In-store Technology: Investing in cost-effective in-store technologies like interactive displays, digital signage, or mobile apps that enhance customer engagement, drive sales, and improve the overall shopping experience
  • Personalizing Experiences with Data Insights: Allocate resources to customer data collection and analysis to derive actionable insights that enable personalized recommendations, targeted promotions, and improved customer loyalty
  • Streamlining Payments and Checkout Experiences: Investing in frictionless payment technologies, such as mobile wallets, contactless payments, or self-checkout solutions, to reduce queues, improve transaction speed, and enhance customer satisfaction
  • Leveraging Customer Data for Insights: Allocate resources to data management and analytics platforms that provide comprehensive customer insights, enabling data-informed decision making across marketing, merchandising, and operations





Driving Business Growth and Competitive Advantage through Strategic Planning and Compliance


  • Leveraging ESG and sustainability as catalysts for business growth while positively impacting the environment and society
  • Discovering strategic planning methodologies that drive business growth and provide a competitive advantage in the grocery retail and FMCG sector
  • Implementing effective integration of ESG principles into the business operations to enhance sustainability performance and meet consumer demands and regulatory requirements
  • Establishing robust governance structures and ensure compliance with relevant sustainability standards to enhance credibility and reputation
  • Exploring innovative approaches to measure and report ESG metrics, enabling transparent communication of sustainability efforts and identification of areas for improvement
  • Identifying market trends and consumer preferences related to sustainability, seizing new opportunities for product innovation and differentiation in a competitive landscape





Uncovering possibilities and connecting through trade collaboration

  • Exploring and Connecting: Join us in this lively setting for exploring, connecting, and collaborating. Discover new horizons and establish meaningful relationships with industry peers.
  • Engaging in Dynamic Conversations: Immerse yourself in in-depth discussions and valuable networking interactions. Stand by compelling exhibits from Solution Providers and gain actionable insights.
  • Participating in Interactive Dialogues: Enrich your experience through interactive thematic conversations. Delve deep into showcased solutions, guided by thought leaders and experts, all while standing at cocktail tables.
  • Igniting Actionable Momentum: Spark the flames of implementing knowledge into action. Translate insights gained into tangible real-world applications, driving growth and success.
  • Celebrating Long-lasting Connections: Conclude the conference with a celebratory cocktail reception. Raise a toast to achievements, continue dialogues, and cultivate enduring connections inspired by the Trade Collaboration Stage. Stand tall with fellow attendees and relish the moment.

Upcoming Dinners

Special Series of VIP Pre-Conference Dinners leading up to the Romania & CEE Retail Summit 2024!
Before the main event kicks off, we’re hosting special dinners, continuing from the series we started in June. These dinners are more than just meals; they’re an integral part of the conference experience, designed to blend insightful content with a deep understanding of the solutions needed and the solutions available in our industry.

When you register for the conference, you can request an invite to the dinners that catch your eye. These gatherings are free of charge, and there's absolutely no obligation when you attend. We'll be announcing the exact dates in Q4.

We’ve got a range of topics ready for these evenings:

  • Retail & CPG ESG VIP's Pre-Conference Dinner 
  • CEO & Board Directors Pre-Conference Dinner 
  • III eCommerce VIP's Pre-Conference Dinner 
  • III Supply Chain VIP's Pre-Conference Dinner
  • Digital & IT VIP's Pre-Conference Dinner
  • CX & Customer Loyalty VIP's Pre-Conference Dinner