NOVEMBER 30 - DECEMBER 2, 2021 • AUSTIN CONVENTION CENTER

Retailer Sessions

Here's a look at the 2019 Retailer Sessions

Retailer Sessions
05 Dec 2019

wear blue: run to remember

Presented By: The IRONMAN Group
Lisa Hallett created wear blue: run to remember after her husband, John was killed during deployment. She will share what has transpired and the lives that have been touched since...
Lisa Hallett

Panel: State of Run Retail

Chris Farley, owner of Pacers Running and host of the Pace the Nation podcast, will moderate a lively interactive discussion on the current state of run retail. Many people think...
Chris Farley
Ellen Brenner
Josh Levinson

Panel: Expanding Points of View – the Evolution of Our Channel

A thoughtful and future-focused panel discussion on the evolution of the channel, reflection on the values of the next-generation consumers and operators, and the organizational shifts needed to evolve our...
Jim Weber
Burke Beck
Kathy Dalby
Robyn Goby
Melissa Worth

Hiring: How to Build a Strong Bench

The hiring of new employees is a process that cannot be left to chance. The future of your business depends on the quality of your hiring process. Every new employee...
Leslie Cunningham

Panel: ABCs of CBDs

This panel of experts will examine the growing category of CBD products. What benefits do they offer to runners and endurance athletes? What are the legal issues store must be...
Evan DeMarco
Tim Gordon
Floyd Landis

Speed Networking

Speed Networking will take place in two different breakout rooms, each room with 8 different vendors. The same 8 vendors will remain in their designated room for two 45-minute time...
Tom Griffen
Daemon Filson

The Power of Running Power

Learn about one of the hottest topics in the industry – Running Power. Jim Vance and Gino Cinco explain what running power is and how it can help make you...
Gino Cinco
Jim Vance

What Runners Say to Runners

What most influences product consideration with shoppers? It's shifted from training the retail sales staff in the 90's, to building communities of influencers through promotions and events in the early...
Paul Kirwin

Everything You Need to Know about Taping

Presented By: Rock Tape
Steve Capobianco, DC, DACRB, CCSP, CSCS

Job Descriptions vs Core Competencies

A job description is an internal document that clearly states the essential job requirements, job duties, job responsibilities, and skills required to perform a specific role. A more detailed job...
Leslie Cunningham

Speed Networking

Speed Networking will take place in two different breakout rooms, each room with 8 different vendors. The same 8 vendors will remain in their designated room for two 45-minute time...
Tom Griffen
Daemon Filson

Sustainability is a Business Imperative: Do you have a plan?

The outdoor experience is at threat, customer expectations are changing, and sustainability is rapidly becoming a license to do business. Do you know what it takes to make true progress...
Amy Horton

Attract and Retain the Right Employees: Retirement Planning for Your Business

Former Running Industry professional, Derek McDaniel will provide an open forum to discuss retirement plans for small business owners. Workplace retirement plans may help your bottom line, enhance employee satisfaction,...
Derek McDaniel

Beyond the Billboard: How Biomechanics Drives What’s on Your Retail Wall

Shoe design has pivoted over the past decade. The uppers, midsoles, and outsoles are now purposefully designed, engineered, and integrated. Boa is hosting a talk to help retailers understand WHY...
Dan Feeney
Matt Trudeau
Pedro Rodrigues
Spencer White
Jay Dicharry

Now #Trending: Social Media Tips & Tricks

As our world and social media changes, is your business? Join Adriana Zeman, Vice President, Customer Services at Promoboxx, as we discuss major social media trends impacting run specialty retailers...
Adriana Zeman

The Power of Running Power

Learn about one of the hottest topics in the industry – Running Power. Jim Vance and Gino Cinco explain what running power is and how it can help make you...
Jim Vance
Gino Cinco

The Big Pitch

Presented By: Brooks, Balega, Body Glide & Amphipod
Don't miss this exciting new addition to TRE! Watch 3 finalists pitch their ideas of how they would use $5,000 to attract new, younger consumers to their store. The selected...

Peer Networking Breakfast

Presented By: RIA
Sponsored by RIA | Moderated by Tom Griffen Share best practices on a variety of topics with your peers over breakfast on Wednesday morning. Topics include - 1. UPTs 2....

Running Market Trend

Join The NPD Group for an overview of year-to-date market performance of the U.S. running industry. Don't miss this opportunity to hear expert insights on retail sales trends shaping the...
Dirk Sorenson

How technology can help you run a more profitable business

Customer experience extends far beyond having pleasant staff interactions. Today’s retailers need the right tech to make sure that they’re meeting shopper expectations. Lightspeed will offer a few ways that...
Ahmed Rachedi
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