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September Academy - Experience Seeking Millennials

Tools for Retailers to Work Smarter

Inside Retail Academy brings together retailers and suppliers to connect and be educated by key industry leaders, brands and thought leaders on a focused subject relevant to the challenges being faced in the industry.

The aim of the Academy is to educate, inspire and empower Australian retailers to build organisations of the future.

Inside Retail Academy is part of a series of events alongside Inside Retail Live.

Event Details

  • Tuesday 12 September 2017 – Sydney
  • Thursday 14 September 2017 – Melbourne
  • 09:00 AM – 4:30 PM
  • Sydney: CommBank Innovation Lab – 11 Harbour St, Sydney
  • Melbourne: CommBank Office – 727 Collins St, Melbourne

Tickets

Retail Academy September series – Sydney

Buy Ticket: $249


Retail Academy September series – Melbourne

Buy Ticket: $249

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Experience seeking Millennials – the strategies to connect, engage and build sustainable relationships with an often misunderstood market

As customers, consumers, team members, leaders and advocates, this session of Inside Retail Academy will certainly spark some intriguing conversations and debates.

Perfect for:
  • Marketing & Brand Managers
  • Digital & eCommerce Managers
  • Customer Experience Managers
  • HR and Recruitment
  • Sales Managers
  • Retail Leaders

 

5 Key Takeaways
  • Learn strategies to grow and engage social presence
  • Adopt a global business mindset
  • Understand key generational attitudes and their link to spending
  • Learn how purpose drives profit
  • How to build a highly engaged team and customer

Featured Speakers

Testimonials

“I liked the relaxed environment for a great half-day workshop in which I actually learned a lot. Great mix of keynotes with more hands-on sessions and awesome staff & catering, too!”
– Victor

“A fantastic event, the perfect venue to facilitate discussions on innovation in Retail.”
– Jemma

“The Inside Retail Academy workshop was very informative and validating that all in the retail industry are managing the same challenges for transformation. Guest speaker insights were extremely valuable and beneficial in understanding retail marketing, innovation and company culture. It was a great day with some key take-outs.”
– Anita

“A great networking day with valuable workshopping sessions and speakers.”
– Maria

“Invaluable sessions full of latest trends and insights! Attended with my 2IC and next time will bring my entire team!”
– Mark

“Inside Retail provides great professional development opportunities. The learnings and variety of information provided is invaluable to any business leader. I often attend sessions that might not be specific related to my role at work, but I always find key takeaways from the sessions.”
– Rachel

Designteam
Dashing Group
Winning Appliances
Kookai
Country Road & David Jones
Sunglass Hut

Event Information

12th September 2017 - CommBank Innovation Lab, Sydney

  • 9:00 AM: Arrival and registration
  • 9:15 AM: Intro and Welcome - Catherine van der Meulen (Inside Retail)
  • 9:20 AM: CommBank Welcome and Introduction
  • 9:25 AM: Keynote Presentation - Pip Edwards, Co-founder & Director at P.E Nation - Why connecting with millenials is not as hard as you might think.
  • 10:05 AM: Keynote Discussion - Pip Edwards, Co-founder & Director at P.E Nation
  • 10:25 AM: Networking Morning Tea
  • 10:45 AM: Round Table Discussion: Hays Recruitment - Recruiting Millennials into the Workplace
  • 11:20 AM: Round Table Discussion: CommBank - Generational Attitudes to Spending
  • 11:55 AM: Round Table Discussion: Inside Retail - A sustainable brand filled with Purpose
  • 12:25 PM: Round Table Discussion: Brauz - Engaging Millennials and their need for Personalised Customer Experiences
  • 1:00 PM: Networking Lunch and CommBank Innovation Lab Tour
  • 2:00 PM: Wellineux Connectivity Workshop hosted by Amanda McMillan
  • 2:40 PM: Millennial Campaign Forum hosted by Marque Lawyers
  • 3:10 PM: Keynote presentation - Mhairi Holway, Pandora Australia & Jeremy Meltzer - Director i=change Marketing to millennials: brand value, social impact & the experience economy
  • 3:50 PM: Keynote Discussion - Mhairi Holway, Pandora Australia & Jeremy Meltzer - Director i=change
  • 4:10 PM: Closing Remarks - Catherine van der Meulen (Inside Retail)

14th September 2017 - CommBank Office Melbourne

  • 9:00 AM: Arrival and registration
  • 9:15 AM: Intro and Welcome - Catherine van der Meulen (Inside Retail)
  • 9:20 AM: CommBank Welcome and Introduction
  • 9:25 AM: Keynote Presentation - John Elliott - General Manager, TOMS Australia - Elevating Purpose in Business – Why it is important for everyone.
  • 10:05 AM: Keynote Discussion - John Elliott - General Manager, TOMS Australia
  • 10:25 AM: Networking Morning Tea
  • 10:45 AM: Round Table Discussion: Hays Recruitment - Recruiting Millennials into the Workplace
  • 11:20 AM: Round Table Discussion: CommBank - Connecting beyond a transaction
  • 11:55 AM: Round Table Discussion: Inside Retail - A sustainable brand filled with Purpose
  • 12:25 PM: Round Table Discussion: TBC
  • 1:00 PM: Networking Lunch
  • 2:00 PM: Wellineux Connectivity Workshop hosted by Amanda McMillan
  • 2:40 PM: Millennial Campaign Forum - Marketing to Millennials and the business of giving back with Cristina Re & Jeremy Meltzer from i=change
  • 3:10 PM: Keynote Presentation - Thinking in Mobile - Kate Box and Tom Hyde, Facebook Australia
  • 3:50 PM: Keynote Presentation - Thinking in Mobile - Kate Box and Tom Hyde, Facebook Australia
  • 4:10 PM: Closing Remarks - Catherine van der Meulen (Inside Retail)

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