Share your thoughts on a range of retail-relevant issues with your peers in a live discussion format, facilitated right on the trade show floor. Shop Talk Retail Conversations will happen in a designated area conveniently located in the IGC Networking Lounge - a uniquely collaborative hub open during show hours that takes inspiration from contemporary retail design trends, with shared spaces modeled after the Genius Bar at Apple Stores. Grab a coffee, soda, beer or something with more kick from the lounge’s IGC Bar, have a seat and jump into the conversations centered on today’s hottest industry topics - submitted by you. A facilitator will keep things moving along and ensure everyone is heard. But make no mistake, this is no “talking head” seminar - this is your opportunity to talk to your fellow indies about how to make your business even stronger.   SHOP TALK TOPICS & SCHEDULE TUESDAY, AUGUST 14 3 pm      Millennials: How to Attract Young Families & New Homeowners 4 pm      New Ways to Compete with the Nearby Box Stores 5 pm      Events & Workshops that Bring In Customers WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 15 11 am    Using Social Media to Remain Relevant in a Changing Marketplace 1 pm      The Best Ways to Discover New Products & New Vendors 2 pm      Attracting & Keeping Qualified Employees at Your Garden Center 3 pm      Staffing Symposium: Where to Find Good Employees, Attracting &                Keeping Good Help, Training & Development and more 4 pm      How to Handle the Highs & Lows of Owning/Managing a Garden Center
Ideas & Inspiration in the Center of the Action Shop Talk Discussions in the IGC Networking Lounge
THIS IS AN ARCHIVE OF THE IGC SHOW ’18 WEBSITE. LOOK FOR OUR NEW 2019 SITE EARLY NEXT YEAR.
Ideas & Inspiration in the Center of the Action
Share your thoughts on a range of retail-relevant issues with your peers in a live discussion format, facilitated right on the trade show floor. Shop Talk Retail Conversations will happen in a designated area conveniently located in the IGC Networking Lounge - a uniquely collaborative hub open during show hours that takes inspiration from contemporary retail design trends, with shared spaces modeled after the Genius Bar at Apple Stores. Grab a coffee, soda, beer or something with more kick from the lounge’s IGC Bar, have a seat and jump into the conversations centered on today’s hottest industry topics - submitted by you. A facilitator will keep things moving along and ensure everyone is heard. But make no mistake, this is no “talking head” seminar - this is your opportunity to talk to your fellow indies about how to make your business even stronger.   SHOP TALK TOPICS & SCHEDULE TUESDAY, AUGUST 14 3 pm Millennials: How to Attract Young Families & New Homeowners 4 pm New Ways to Compete with the Nearby Box Stores 5 pm Events & Workshops that Bring In Customers WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 15 11 am Using Social Media to Remain Relevant in a Changing Marketplace 1 pm The Best Ways to Discover New Products & New Vendors 2 pm      Attracting & Keeping Qualified Employees at Your Garden Center 3 pm Staffing Symposium: Where to Find Good Employees, Attracting & Keeping Good Help, Training & Development and more 4 pm How to Handle the Highs & Lows of Owning/Managing a Garden Center
Shop Talk Discussions in the IGC Networking Lounge
THIS IS AN ARCHIVE OF THE IGC SHOW ’18 WEBSITE. LOOK FOR OUR NEW 2019 SITE EARLY NEXT YEAR.
AUGUST 14-16, 2018  |  CHICAGO NAVY PIER
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