Keynote Speaking

As a Forbes contributor, top 5 global retail influencer and author of one of the industry’s most followed blogs, Steve leverages his unique perspective and nearly 30 years of industry experience as a C-level executive and strategic advisor to deliver entertaining, inspiring and impactful keynotes.

Steve has spoken at events on 6 continents, including The World Retail CongressShopTalkStore 2019, ICSC’s NextGen Conference and more. He has also been a featured expert and innovation facilitator for leadings brands such as Dick’s Sporting Goods, Google, LL Bean, Microsoft, Nike,  Ritz Carlton, Tractor Supply and Visa.

Example Keynotes/Workshops

“Remarkable Retail: Winning In The Age of Amazon & Digital Disruption”

“Omni-channel Is Dead. The Future Is Harmonized Retail”

“Physical Retail: Definitely Different, Far From Dead.”

“The Fault In Our Stores: The 8 Essentials Of Remarkable Retail”

“Human-centered Retail” (coming in 2020)

Select 2019 Events

January 13  New York  Retail Innovation Workshop Event

January 15  New York Yotpo Private Event

January 16  New York Brazilian Retailers Private Event

January 25  Palm Beach Gardens, ICSC NextGen Conference

February 25  Melbourne, Australia  New Retail ’19

March 3 -5 Las Vegas  ShopTalk 

March 14  Dallas PREA Spring Conference

March 26  Winston-Salem, NC  Inmar Analytics Forum

May 29  Toronto, Canada  Store 2019

June 25-27  Chicago  Retail X

September 15 – 17  San Diego  Revionics Insight 2019

September 17  San Diego  Etail Connect West

September 25  Mumbai, India  India Retail Forum

October 2   Dallas, TX, Store Operations Council

November 14  Atlanta, Georgia  ICSC Southeast Conference

November 18  Scottsdale, AZ  Private Company Event

Select 2018 Events

January 15 New York  Private Company Event with Seth Godin

February 6 Boston  MITX e-Commerce Summit

February 13  Dallas  FEI Dallas

February 14  Webinar: Omnichannel Is Dead. Long Live Omnichannel

February 28  Melbourne, Australia  Inside Retail Live

March 18-21  Las Vegas  ShopTalk

April 17-19  Madrid, Spain  World Retail Congress

May 1-2  New York  Retail Innovation Conference

May 17   Nashville, TN  Kibo Amplify Summit

May 22   Dublin, Ireland  Retail at Google 2018

June 14  Dallas, TX  NRF Protect

June 13-15  Chicago  Shopper Insights & Activation Conference 

June 27  Cleveland  Private Company Event

August 9  High Point, NC  Private Industry Event

September 6  New York, NY  Retail Influencer Network Kick-off

September 19  Dallas, TX  Total Retail Tech

September 24  Austin, TX  Next Conference

October 1 & 2 Chicago  Revionics Insight 2018

October 3  Toronto  ICSC Canadian Convention

October 17  San Antonio, TX  X/Specs Conference

October 29  Nashville, TN Private Company Event

November 7-9  Chicago  eRetailer Summit

November 13  Dallas Private Company Event

December 12  New York  Retail Influencer Network Event