Passion for Retail Annual Conference

Event Details

Date & Time May 5, 2009, 5:00pm – May 6, 2009, 12:30am
Location Italian Cultural Centre
Vancouver, BC
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Contact 604-689-1463
Website Passion for Retail Conference

This year Retail BC's annual Industry conference, Passion for Retail, will focus on sustainable retail with the theme The World is Changing: Can Retailers Save the World? Panelists include SVI Alumni Carmen Spagnola of m - smart design and David Ian Gray of DIG360 Consulting and chair of the Passion for Retail Conference 2009.The featured keynote is Social Venture Institute creatorand Renewal investee, Gary Hirshberg of Stonyfield Farm.

Passion for Retail
The World is Changing: Can Retailers Save the World?

While the buzz word of the moment is “sustainability”, there is also a perception that sustainability comes at a cost. The Passion for Retail: The World is Changing Conference will shed some light on shifting expectations, expanding understanding and the role of retail in relation to the planet.

Peter Robinson, CEO of the David Suzuki Foundation, is kicking off the event at 2pm.  The afternoon will highlight an interactive panel consisting of compelling retail thought leaders from both the chain and entrepreneurial environments. Gary Hirshberg, CE-Yo of Stonyfield Farm, will keynote the evening presentation. 

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