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POPAI Shopper Summit set to hit Sydney

Industry leaders will converge on Sydney to share what’s hot in shopper marketing and retail experience, in a major event held in conjunction with POPAI’s Marketing at Retail Awards Expo on September 8.

The 2015 Shopper Summit & Masterclasses event is designed to help retail marketing professionals across all disciplines to better navigate the increasingly complex task of shopper engagement and experience, according to POPAI General Manager Lee McClymont.

“Attendees will gain first-hand insight into what smart retailers and brands are doing to win with shoppers in a market that’s tougher than ever,” she said.

“We have a brilliant international line-up of speakers and panellists from the US, Europe and around Australia, including major retailers and brands on the cutting edge of retail marketing thinking.”

To be held at Doltone House, Darling Island Wharf, Pyrmont, the event’s theme is ‘Get Smart’ and includes keynote presentations and masterclasses from:

  • David Plante – Target (US).
  • Massimo Volpe – POPAI Global (US/Europe).
  • Tristan Harris – Harris Farm Markets.
  • Emma McRobert and Peter Wilson – Optus Australia/KOJI.
  • Vaughan Chandler – Red Planet (Qantas Loyalty).
  • Howard Spreadbury – M&C SAATCHI.
  • Teagan Altschwager – Australian Centre for Retail Studies (Monash University).
  • Thomas Thurston – Growth Science US/Think Big Co.
  • Rob Marston – Zeus Unwired.
  • Devon Rick – IMI International.
  • Scott Mitchell – 100th Monkey.

An additional panel discussion of key speakers, chaired by ShopScience’s Mark Fletcher, also promises to be a vibrant debate.

“We’re excited to be presenting this line-up of international and national thought leaders at the 2015 Shopper Marketing Summit, right alongside the major industry event of the year: the Marketing at Retail Awards Expo,” Ms McClymont said.

“Now attendees stand to gain more best-practice knowledge and practical examples than ever before, to drive their shopper engagement strategies forward.”

Tickets cost $495 plus GST for POPAI members, $895 plus GST for non-members. The full conference program and booking details may be found here.

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