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Online & Offline Retail 2018: New Speakers and Global Sponsor Announced

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28.12.2017 Количество просмотров 808 views
#reailmoscowThe 5th International PLUS-Forum “Online & Offline Retail 2018”, one of the most expected events in the retail industry, will take place next year on the 14-15 of March. Meanwhile, the number of sponsors and partners keeps on growing.

The March PLUS-Forum, the preparation to which is gaining momentum, will be traditionally dedicated to the present-day situation and development perspectives of the retail industry in the Russian Federation, FSU and other countries.

The Forum will traditionally gather leading Russian and international experts in the online and offline retail, owners, top-managers and specialists of retail chains, HoReCa, internet stores and banks from the Russian Federation and FSU, representatives of equipment vendors and software solutions providers, specialized services’ operators, etc.

The following speakers have confirmed their participation in the forum:

1. Harry Freedman, Founder and CEO of The Friedman Group
2. Yaroslav Artyukh, Financial Services Director, Magnit retail chain
3. Elena Gorokhova, Retail Department Director, Snezhnaya Koroleva
4. Georgiy Perelman, formerly  Retail Department Director at Ormatek
5. Andrey Matveev, Information Technologies Director, ‘Petrovich’ Construction and Trading House 
6. Linar Khusnullin, Founder and CEO of KazanExpress
7. Ivan Avdeev, Marketing Director, OnLine Trade
8. Maria Shalina, Telecommunication and Financial Services Department Director, Euroset
9. Marina Lagovskaya, Head of Loyalty Programs and Marketing Activities, Rigla pharmacy chain
10. Denis Khrenov, Adviser to Alfa Bank President
11. Armen Manukyan, Senior Expert in Electronic Commerce, Russian Export Center
12. Kino Kwok, General Manager,  Trade Ease

#retailloyaltyThe interest of businesses to “Online & Offline Retail 2018” is anticipated. Every year PLUS-Forum is getting more popular. The experience of previous PLUS-Forums shows that event participants consider our venue as information environment allowing to get live information about up-to-date business cases and technological solutions straight from the source, evaluate their efficiency and create opportunities for development of own retail business.

In 2017, more than 1100 delegates took part in the event, with this number expected to exceed 1200 next year. 

This year Forum participants will discuss the following issues:

- Retail 2018: business in modern realities. New leadership strategies. Successful cases. Opinion of top managers and strategists.
- Offline retail chains: a battle for traffic. 
- E-commerce: how to survive in modern realities. Business models, technologies and barriers.
- Government regulation and self-regulation in the retail sector: interaction between the chains and suppliers.
- Cross-border and domestic online commerce in Russia: problems of fair competition and the state regulation.
- Acquiring services nowadays.
- SMB. Super expectations, Super need and Super indifference.
- Technologies and retail. IT investments as today’s requirement.
- Blockchain in retail: application areas.
- Retail and IoT: new opportunities or a tribute to fashion?
- Artificial intelligence: why the retail sector needs a digital mind? 
- Loyalty and marketing in modern retail: reappraisal of values.
- Banks and retail: new formats of interaction. Retail chain as a cross-sell channel for banking products
- A place on the shelf: factoring as a supplier’s chance
- Supply chain management, fulfillment and logistics. Basics of success.
- Self checkout, vending and other self-service systems: novelties, cases, concepts.

- Federal law #54-FZ: new wave.
- Integrated security of a retail object: from warehouse to counter.
- Cash collection and self-collection, optimization of cash cycle: looking at the leaders.

#retailmoscowAlongside the conference the Forum will host the most representative annual exhibition of special-purpose equipment and technologies from leading Russian and international companies.

Newland EMEA has stated its support and becomes the Global Sponsor of the Forum.

General Sponsors are Alfa Bank, Checkрoint Systems, SUZOHAPP, Napoleon IT. 

Trade Ease, Arvato, OFD.RU have joined Chief Sponsors MLP, BIFIT and MPASS announced earlier.

The number of partners has also increased: now it includes Raiffeisen Bank, SCANTECH, Interactive Group, Antor, SFOUR, Astral.OFD, DSSL, OFD-Ya, IT PING, BAK International, Plastic Online, Sproot, Attack Killer, PAY.TRAVEL, Mykor, BTE, Arinteg, APPEX, ForecastNow, OFD Platform.

Tea sponsor: Teatone.

Associate partners: NAMO, RATEK, GS1 Russia, Goodsmatrix, CLICK Association, CCI, AKAR, RAMU, IAB.

Media partner: E-Pepper.

We invite speakers and vendors to participate in the event!

To inform us about your decision, please write at: or call +7 925 005 40 05 (Konstantin Grizov, Deputy Chairman of the Steering Committee).

You can get registered as a PLUS-Forum delegate here

Hurry up, limited number of seats available!

We remind you that participation in the PLUS-Forum is free of charge for representatives of the following organizations:
- retail chains,
- online stores,
- airlines,
- tour operators,
- filling stations,
- FMCG manufacturers 
- HoReCa,
- government entities.

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