GlobalShop 2018 to Showcase “Inspired Retail”

The bustling show floor at GlobalShop 2017, which was held at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas.

The 2018 GlobalShop Tradeshow & Conference will be held in Chicago this year at the McCormick Place Convention Center, March 27-29. Sponsored by Maddenhis year’s show will embrace the theme of “Inspired Retail” to highlight the latest innovations and trends within the industry. Programming like the Experience Journey will return this year, while new additions like the content-driven leadership hub Design Speaks will arrive on the show floor as a platform to inspire retailers and brands.

Tom Nolan, Chief Marketing and Revenue Officer for Kendra Scott LLC, has been announced as the 2018 Women’s Wear Daily (WWD) keynote speaker. The industry veteran will discuss the rapid growth of the lifestyle brand and its mission to establish retail experiences founded on family, fashion, and philanthropy. The WWD session, “Kendra Scott: Inspiring Brand Loyalty, One Store at a Time,” will take place at 9 a.m. on March 27.

“This will be an exciting event, as GlobalShop is headed back to the city that started it all, Chicago,” said Doug Hope, vice president and GlobalShop founder. “Our last year in Chicago was a huge success. All indications suggest that 2018 in Chicago will be even bigger. We strongly recommend attendees register early to take advantage of discounted registration and hotel rates.”

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