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Re-imagine Retail Seminar at Dutch Design Week 2018

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Microlab

400 Kastanjelaan

5616 LZ Eindhoven

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Re-imagine Retail Seminar; The future of retail is about making new friends.
Part of the official Dutch Design Week 2018 program ‘If Not Us Then Who?’


For the first time in the history of the Dutch Design Week, the city of Eindhoven is reaching out to retailers and brands on 25 October 2018 to connect with Technology, Design and Knowledge. Join us and be inspired and challenged to Re-imagine Retail. Embrace the future and make new friends in the fields of creativity and innovation.

The participation fee for retailers and brands is € 99,-. Included with the conference registration is an unlimited access to all DDW locations during the DDW18 event. Management teams and colleagues receive a special 50% discount for each person participating.

Enter a brave new world and register today for this unique event.

MORNING PROGRAM

Welcome at the venue Microlab, home to 500 makers, creators and innovators. Enjoy refreshments and meet in person Generation Z, experience work of young designers and tech start-ups. Start sharing your thoughts and dilemma’s on the challenges you see in the near future.

Official opening
Co-host and chairman Rupert Parker Brady kicks off ‘Re-Imagining Retail’ with Edwin Schenk, chief business officer Dutch Design Foundation and Monique List-de Roos, alderman of Eindhoven.

Peter Kentie, managing director of Eindhoven 365, is an award winning city marketer. He will share his thoughts why he believes that collaboration can lead to a miraculous ecosystem that enhances business opportunities and leverages growth.

Time to start changing mindsets!
Inspiring lectures will offer you fabulous new ideas to find answers for strategic dilemmas and challenges. You will discover what our educational partners Design Academy Eindhoven, Eindhoven University of Technology and Fontys University of Applied Sciences have in store for the future.

AFTERNOON PROGRAM

Workshop time!

Participate in our workshops on three key topics: Circularity, Digital Transformation and the Power of Diversity. Bright minds and clever creatives who think non-linear will offer their thoughts. Harvest new friends and come up with serious solutions and fresh ideas.

Visiting expo at Klokgebouw
Members of Generation Z will guide you outside the venue to discover the main exhibition venue Klokgebouw for inspiration at the Dutch Design Week exposition.

Discussion time!
After the tea break we will start a discussion with topmanagers from the industry and educational partners. What is their view on the Dutch retail sector in the eye of the storm? What kind of cultural shifts are needed? How do they find the right partners to sustain business?

Dave Hakkens on stage
We close the day with our famous designer Dave Hakkens. Dave and an his international community of creatives making a better world, are working on his latest project ‘Precious Plastic 4’ in Eindhoven city. What can retailers and brands learn? How can the (business) world become futureproof?

Drinks at the rooftop bar
A toast to the future with your new friends.

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Microlab

400 Kastanjelaan

5616 LZ Eindhoven

Netherlands

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