Kennedy Space Center Tour – Optional Outing
Get an up-close, hands-on feel for the story of humans in space. Discover what it means to be a hero through the stories of NASA’s space pioneers and appreciate the technology that has taught us how to defy gravity. This guided walking tour includes, Heroes and Legends, the Rocket Garden and the Space Shuttle Atlantis. We’ll gather for a continental breakfast and check in at 7:30am. We will depart the hotel at 8:00am and return by 3:00pm. “Lunch with an astronaut” included. Pre-registration required.
Universal Studios Tour Scavenger Hunt – Optional Outing
Around every corner awaits another once-in-a-lifetime thrill. Go behind the scenes, beyond the screen, and jump right into the action of your favorite movies at Universal Studios®, as you solve clues and pool your collective group talents to address a common task. We’ll gather for a continental breakfast and check in at 7:45am. We will depart the hotel at 8:30am and return by 2:30pm. Lunch is included. Pre-registration required.
Arrival Ground Transportation
The Next Generation, Panel Discussion (PAVE) and Peer Networking.
New Retail Executive Orientation
Supplier Executive Reception and Orientation/What’s New?
Learn what’s new. Hear a Retail Executive provide perspective on how to maximize your time at the Event. Meet your peers and share a beverage!
Retail Executive Only Reception
Meet your peer group and share a beverage
Disabled But Not Really
Wesley Hamilton’s journey after surviving multiple gunshots in his abdomen will inspire every human on the earth. His quintessential stories of courage, strength and perseverance resonates with participants long after he delivers the keynote. Wes instills the essential tools of positivity, self-awareness, empowerment, resilience, and acceptance in the face of any challenge. He believes “the highest human act is to inspire” – and that is exactly why he is profoundly affecting human hearts of all ages, races, lifestyles and backgrounds worldwide. Wes believes that the highest human act is to inspire – and knows that is his purpose in life.
Welcome Reception and Dinner
Retail Executive Boardroom Breakfast
Retail Executive Peer Discussion & Breakfast
Retail Executive Boardroom Meeting
Closing Cocktail Reception
Closing Dinner Celebration and Entertainment
Airport Departure Shuttle and Grab & Go Breakfast
Complimentary transportation will depart every 1/2 hour.