Retail Therapy - The Business of Christmas

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Retail Therapy – The Business of Christmas

Are you thinking about Christmas yet? Whether the answer is a resounding ‘YES!’ or a sheepish ‘no’ the time to embrace the Business of Christmas is now! Join us at September’s Retail Therapy where you’ll learn all the tricks, tips and trends for your most successful Christmas season yet! The Business of Christmas runs 24-25 September at the Retail Quarter Sydney. 

Business Sessions - $30.00
Workshops - $75.00
Half Day (2 Business sessions) $50
Full Day (2 Business Sessions + 1 Workshop + $20 lunch voucher) $130
Two Day Pass (4 Business Sessions + 1 Workshops + $20 lunch voucher) $190

Sunday 24th September

Trend Forecast
Heidi Albertiri - The Life Style Edit
10:30AM – 11:30AM
With 2017 nearly behind us, get ready to welcome another year of exposure to more imagery, products and brands than ever before! We know it’s easy to be overwhelmed when purchasing for your store and spotting the next big thing, so it’s important to understand what your customers will be looking for! Join this session with Heidi Albertiri from The Life Style Edit to discover the global trends likely to influence the way people are living, and what they are searching for when shopping for their home. The session will also highlight the upcoming season’s trends in time for Christmas to help you make inspired buying decisions on the show floor.

The Business of Christmas
Salena Knight – The Retail Strategist
12:30PM – 2:00PM
Tickets $30
Feel like the Christmas rush is either feast or famine? Make this Christmas your BEST EVER with strategies that will show you how to sell more without going on sale. Set yourself up for 2018 and maximise the dollars in your cash register this festive season.

Monday 25th September

Social Media Throw Down
Pru Chapman – The Owners Collective
10:30AM – 11:30AM
Tickets $30
Ever wondered which social media channels are best to grow your business? How many times a day you should be posting? What content you should be posting? And how to convert your followers into customers?  Learn all that and more as Pru Chapman, Founder of Owners Collective takes you through a jam-packed session on the latest in social media trends. You’ll learn how to craft content that connects with your audience to turn them into raving fans, and get an ‘insiders’ peek into how the big brands get this right - and the small brands can do it even better.

Christmas Online
Pru Chapman –
Founder + Head Hustler, Owners Collective
12:00PM – 1PM
Tickets $30
It’s almost that time of year again, the busiest, craziest, and most lucrative for our Retailer’s, Christmas!  Make this one a cracker by getting your Digital Strategy sorted early to attract and convert more clients online, and for maximum $$$.  Join Pru Chapman from Owners Collective as she delivers practical hacks at each point of the sales process that you can implement today to improve your customer experience and bottom line.  This session will make for a very Merry Christmas indeed!

Gift Wrapping That WOWS
Vivienne Anthon – Daily Wrap

2:30PM – 4:30PM
Whether it’s in-store or online, physical goods or experiences your consumers are seeking stylish touches and an element of surprise. That’s where gift wrapping comes in! In this fun and hands-on workshop led by Australia’s Expert Gift Wrapper Vivienne Anthon, you’ll learn retail gift wrapping styles, techniques and touches big and small to create a signature look that will have people talking about your brand and coming back time and again. 

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ICC Sydney 14 Darling Drive
Sydney, NSW 2000