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Expo tours

Monday, January 18
10:00am
–12:00pm
Expo tours

Open to Retailers only. Separate registration and fee required.

NRF, in partnership with CIM Tours, is providing four unique Expo Tour experiences. Each curated, two-hour tour will visit exhibitors recognized for delivering the latest in retail technology across multiple business disciplines.

Artificial Intelligence, Data Integration and Personalization
This tour focuses on AI companies with technology integrated into the retail workflow. Visit companies with smart recommendation engines that provide real time insights, automate processes, augment human labor, predict demand, and use these practices to increase overall productivity and revenue.

Who should attend?
Retailers who want a view of the practical and future applications of AI in technology, business development, apparel, grocery, health, beauty, cosmetics, venture capitalist, shopping centers, and department stores. For retailers in branding, IT, operations, business analyst consulting, or anyone who wants to stay on the cutting edge.

On this tour you’ll learn about:

  • Sensors, data modeling, innovative use of robots
  • Integration with AI and prescriptive and pre-emptive commerce
  • AI integration in the production workflow and workplace management

Digital Marketing and Ecommerce
Visit companies leading innovation in digital marketing, ecommerce, and loyalty. Learn about cutting-edge technology that engage consumers in the early aspect of the purchasing funnel from the awareness phase to loyalty and fulfillment.

Who should attend?
Retailers responsible for the bottom-line, branding, IT, operations, business analyst consulting, apparel, grocery, health, beauty, cosmetics, venture capitalists, jewelry, restaurants, shopping centers, and department stores.

On this tour you’ll learn about:

  • How to ensure your digital revenue stream is pandemic proof
  • Best practices to grow digital revenue
  • Leading companies’ product innovations

Future and Emerging Tech
Staying on the cutting edge has never been more important. This tour will focus on the Internet of Things, commercial applications for 5G, personalized and predictive health, extended reality, and predictive commerce. Visit companies that focus on technologies adapted to consumers in brick and mortar and review the importance of these applications for the future of retail.

Who should attend?
Retailers in beauty, fashion, apparel, grocery, health, beauty, cosmetics, venture capitalist, jewelry, restaurants, shopping centers, and department stores. For executives in branding, IT, operations, business analyst consulting, or anyone who wants to stay on the cutting edge.

On this tour you’ll learn about:

  • Facial recognition
  • Data integration for enterprise and production management
  • Health security and pandemic management
  • AR + VR and virtual home shopping

Supply Chain, Logistics, Automation and Fulfillment
This tour will visit companies that specialize in technologies for operational requirements in supply chain, logistics, worker health, automation and fulfillment, highlighting best practices, key learnings, and innovations in response to COVID-19. The tour will focus on innovations in warehouse automation and its link to ecommerce, fulfillment center technologies delivery, and logistics. Get updated information on improved picking accuracy, complete inventory visibility, and the flexibility to handle peak seasons, pandemic response, and future growth.

Who should attend?
Retailers in supply chain, logistics, automation and fulfillment, IT, operations, business analyst consulting, apparel, grocery, health, beauty, cosmetics, venture capitalists, jewelry, restaurants, shopping centers, and department stores.

On this tour you’ll learn about:

  • The latest tech in supply chain, logistics, automation, fulfillment, and warehouse automation
  • Surge and pre-emptive demand management and real-time analytics to manage it
  • Smart robots