Where’s Retail? Heartland Conference 2015

Posted on: June 9th, 2015 by Rob Baumhover


HME Retailers,

VGM’s annual Heartland Conference is right around the corner! Have you registered yet? Time is running out!

There are plenty of opportunities for you to get your fill of VGM Retail at this year’s conference! Between our Retail Science Center located on the second floor of the event center and our three educational sessions, there will be lots of talk about retail. If you’re interested in learning about some new tools and strategies to grow the retail portion of your business, sit in on one of these three sessions:

Retail Idol – Product Contest of New and Trending Retail Vendors:
Wed. Jun 17th 2:30 PM-3:30 PM
Meet and mingle with manufacturers as they compete to impress the Retail Judges and the audience with the latest innovative products on the market. Products will be critiqued on their features, packaging and display and marketability. Be the first to see the hot new products for the upcoming year!

Drive Foot Traffic and Increase Sales – Using Demographics to Find and Attract Your Target Audience:
Thu. Jun 18th 10:45 AM-12:15 PM
How well do you know your customers? Are your marketing efforts missing your targeted audience? Effectively marketing your business is the key to having a successful retail operation. Learn how to rev up your marketing efforts with the right data using demographics and data mining.

So You’ve Built the Perfect Showroom and Retail Store – How Do You Keep the Momentum Going?
Thu. Jun 18th 1:45 PM-3:15 PM
Now that your store is merchandised and ready to sell, how do you keep the intensity going and have your business reach its full potential? Learn how to manage staff, scheduling and sales to maintain a high performance retail business through this interactive session.

For full conference details and event schedules, visit the VGM Heartland website. Be sure to check out our “Retail Science Center” upstairs in the event center. We hope to see you there!