Romania & CEE Retail Summit 2024

Exploring Future Trends / Implementing Actionable Solutions / Fostering collaboration

The set up of the Romania & CEE Retail Summit 2024
4 Unique Days

Sustainability Impact Day

10 June 2024

The Summit commences with the ESG & Sustainability Impact Day, delving into strategic sustainability, ESG integration, and green business growth. The day culminates in the "ESG & Sustainability Conference Dinner," fostering discussions on innovative sustainability practices and networking among industry pioneers.

Retail Strategies Mastery Day

11 June 2024

On this day, CEOs and board directors gather to explore leadership strategies, decision-making insights, and emerging retail trends. The day's highlight is the "CEO & Board Directors Conference Dinner," offering an exclusive opportunity for in-depth exchange and networking among top executives.

Supply Chain Excellence Day
12 June 2024

Focusing on modern supply chain challenges, this day addresses AI-driven logistics, operational efficiencies, and supply chain transparency. The "Supply Chain Conference Dinner" provides a relaxed atmosphere for logistics professionals to share ideas and forge meaningful connections.

eRetail Growth Day

13 June 2024

The Summit's final day centers on eRetail growth, discussing AI personalization, omni-channel strategies, and data-driven retail solutions. It wraps up with the "eCommerce Conference Dinner," a prime networking event for e-commerce professionals to discuss the day's digital retail insights.

 Solution Hubs Explained

Step into the specialized realms of the Romania & CEE Retail Summit with our Solution Hubs. More than just discussions, these are collaborative meetings where industry leaders dissect retail's pressing challenges. Each Hub is a collaborative space for sharing insights, exploring innovative tools, and forging actionable strategies.

 Adaptive Content

 Our Hubs adapt to the pulse of the industry, ensuring discussions are never outdated but always forward-looking. The agenda is fluid, shaped by current trends and the specific needs of our attendees. This means every session is fresh, relevant, and packed with insights that translate into real-world applications.

 Practical Outcomes

 What sets our Solution Hubs apart is their commitment to practical outcomes. Attendees will not only gain in-depth knowledge but also strategic blueprints to implement in their operations. It’s about creating a roadmap for action, tailored to the dynamic landscape of modern retail.

 Networking Dinners

 Each day's exploration culminates in our signature Dinners2Connect. These are not mere social gatherings but extensions of the Solution Hubs, set in a relaxed atmosphere conducive to networking. Here, attendees from different Hubs join to consolidate the day's learning, foster new relationships, and discuss innovative ideas over fine cuisine.

The foundational themes presented below will be the genesis of our dedicated Solution Hubs—targeted, in-depth explorations designed to address the most pressing challenges within the retail sector. As we approach the three-month mark before the conference, we'll pinpoint the hottest topics within this framework, transforming them into tailored Solution Hubs. This dynamic curation process ensures the content you engage with is not just relevant, but a cutting-edge deep dive that equips you with the insights and tools necessary to forge a competitive edge in the retail landscape. These themes are chosen for their potential to significantly impact retail, offering rich opportunities for innovation and growth that we will explore together.

Sustainability Impact Day

10 June 2024


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

Retail Strategies Mastery Day
11 June 2024

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

 Supply Chain Excellence Day

12 June 2024


 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

eRetail Growth Day

 13 June 2024


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)