2017 AGENDA

Agenda

12:00 pm - 3:00 pm Analytics User Group

The point-of-sale Analytics User Group is a three-hour session focused on helping suppliers achieve significant business results with SPS Analytics. During this complimentary forum, you’ll learn best practices from industry experts and customers on how to gain visibility across all channels, especially online and direct-to-consumer product performance, and hear the latest trends to compete in today’s rapidly changing retail landscape. This is an open session for all attendees.

*Note: To participate in the pre-day meetups, please either opt-in as part of the registration process, go back and modify your registration, or call your customer service representative.

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm Customer Success Session 1

Enhance efficiencies in your supply chain by leveraging your trading partner relationships to streamline communication efforts, increase visibility and eliminate redundancy. In this working session, led by a team of SPS customer success strategists, we’ll review real-world examples to:
• Automate common order management models and their associated documents
• Invest in resources to operationalize change management
• Capitalize on supplier expertise to fulfill regulatory compliance objectives
• Extend EDI investments by introducing next generation documents to support expanded supply chain optimization

Time will be allocated to also discuss your personal business and technical challenges.

*Note: To participate in the pre-day meetups, please either opt-in as part of the registration process, go back and modify your registration, or call your customer service representative.

2:30 pm - 4:30 pm Commerce Partner Kickoff

The SPS Commerce Partner Community is essential to the success and growth of all our channel partners. Please join us before SPS Commerce In:fluence 2017 begins to hear from SPS leadership, key partners and industry thought leaders as they discuss the challenges and opportunities in the coming year and beyond.

3:00 pm - 4:30 pm Customer Success Session 2

Optimize your trading partner relationships by leveraging established best practices and engagement techniques. In this working session, led by the SPS customer success management team, we’ll highlight strategies you can immediately implement to drive increased business partnerships. Audience participation is encouraged to help drive the conversation forward.

*Note: To participate in the pre-day meetups, please either opt-in as part of the registration process, go back and modify your registration, or call your customer service representative.

Agenda

8:30 am - 8:45 am Welcome

Angela Lisle, Events Director of SPS Commerce welcomes attendees to SPS In:fluence 2017.

11:00 am - 12:00 pm Long Live the Store: How Digital Retail is Reinventing the Way Consumers Shop

Day 2 Agenda - Long Live the Store: How Digital Retail is Reinventing the Way Consumers Shop

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    Consumers can purchase anything from anywhere, which has completely shifted the retail landscape in the process. Learn how to reinvent selling methods in order to keep up with consumer demand.

    11:00 am - 12:00 pm Unlocking Online to Offline Excellence Through Systems You Already Use

    Day 2 Agenda - Unlocking Online to Offline Excellence Through Systems You Already Use

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      Collaboration is key when building strategies to craft a cohesive shopping experience across online and offline. Build a more collaborative strategy without changing the systems you already use to enhance brand loyalty and drive customer value.

      2:00 pm - 3:00 pm KEYNOTE

      Day 2 Agenda - KEYNOTE

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        3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Survival Skills: How to Survive with 40 Percent E-Commerce Returns

        Day 2 Agenda - Survival Skills: How to Survive with 40 Percent E-Commerce Returns

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          Returns, especially e-commerce returns, are just part of doing business in the current retail landscape. Personalization means order accuracy matters more than ever – from digital engagement to fulfilment – accurate content matters more than ever.

          3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Item Information 101: How to Get Consumers Engaged In Your Product

          Day 2 Agenda - Item Information 101: How to Get Consumers Engaged In Your Product

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            Consumers want more and more valuable data before they make a purchase. Learn how product attributes and descriptive content can be shared throughout your enterprise to better fuel consumers’ purchasing decisions.

            Keynotes

            8:45 am - 10:00 am KEYNOTE

            Day 2 Keynotes - KEYNOTE

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              2:00 pm - 3:00 pm KEYNOTE

              Day 2 Keynotes - KEYNOTE

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                Breakout Sessions

                11:00 am - 12:00 pm Long Live the Store: How Digital Retail is Reinventing the Way Consumers Shop

                Day 2 Breakout Sessions - Long Live the Store: How Digital Retail is Reinventing the Way Consumers Shop

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                  Consumers can purchase anything from anywhere, which has completely shifted the retail landscape in the process. Learn how to reinvent selling methods in order to keep up with consumer demand.

                  11:00 am - 12:00 pm Unlocking Online to Offline Excellence Through Systems You Already Use

                  Day 2 Breakout Sessions - Unlocking Online to Offline Excellence Through Systems You Already Use

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                    Collaboration is key when building strategies to craft a cohesive shopping experience across online and offline. Build a more collaborative strategy without changing the systems you already use to enhance brand loyalty and drive customer value.

                    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Survival Skills: How to Survive with 40 Percent E-Commerce Returns

                    Day 2 Breakout Sessions - Survival Skills: How to Survive with 40 Percent E-Commerce Returns

                    / /

                      Returns, especially e-commerce returns, are just part of doing business in the current retail landscape. Personalization means order accuracy matters more than ever – from digital engagement to fulfilment – accurate content matters more than ever.

                      3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Item Information 101: How to Get Consumers Engaged In Your Product

                      Day 2 Breakout Sessions - Item Information 101: How to Get Consumers Engaged In Your Product

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                        Consumers want more and more valuable data before they make a purchase. Learn how product attributes and descriptive content can be shared throughout your enterprise to better fuel consumers’ purchasing decisions.

                        Agenda

                        9:00 am - 10:00 am KEYNOTE

                        Day 3 Agenda - KEYNOTE

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                          10:00 am - 11:00 am Driving Personalization Beyond Traditional Data Sources

                          Day 3 Agenda - Driving Personalization Beyond Traditional Data Sources

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                            Traditional product data alone is no longer enough in the ever-changing retail and supplier marketplaces. Learn how different data sources and enhanced analytics will provide better personalized shopping experiences.

                            10:00 am - 11:00 am Dynamic Sourcing In The Age Of 100 mph Retail

                            Day 3 Agenda - Dynamic Sourcing In The Age Of 100 mph Retail

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                              Discovering and acquiring new vendors is a problem most retailers are currently facing. Learn how retailers have significantly grown their assortment while exponentially increasing revenue, all while keeping up with the constantly changing landscape of the industry.

                              11:00 am - 12:00 pm Online Marketplaces – The Next Retail Storefront of Growth

                              Day 3 Agenda - Online Marketplaces – The Next Retail Storefront of Growth

                              Brandon Levey / Co-founder and CEO /

                                Online Marketplaces are creating growth opportunities for retailers while adding complexity to channel management. Learn how leaders in marketplaces and cloud order management are enabling retailer growth and profit.

                                11:00 am - 12:00 pm Orchestrating Growth Across All Your Channels

                                Day 3 Agenda - Orchestrating Growth Across All Your Channels

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                                  Almost overnight stores and ecommerce blended into a single retail experience, and the complexity of serving the customer exploded – single channel strategies are no longer relevant, or effective. Learn how retailers are orchestrating customer delight and loyalty across all their channels.

                                  1:30 pm - 2:30 pm KEYNOTE

                                  Day 3 Agenda - KEYNOTE

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                                    2:30 pm - 3:30 pm Today’s Retail - The Ultimate Team Sport

                                    Day 3 Agenda - Today’s Retail - The Ultimate Team Sport

                                    Daniel Duty / Founder and CEO /

                                      New retail market dynamics are causing increased tension between retailers and their vendors, as both look for ways to innovate, while cutting costs and growing margins. Instead of engaging in competitive tactics as separate teams, it is more important than ever to collaborate and innovate together as one team. Learn how to engage in collaborative forms of negotiation, successful strategic partnerships and joint business planning to drive growth and success.

                                      2:30 pm - 3:30 pm Navigating Growth at the Intersection of Innovation and Disruption

                                      Day 3 Agenda - Navigating Growth at the Intersection of Innovation and Disruption

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                                        Growing a successful brand or company is difficult, especially during rough times. Learn how disruption can push innovation to create both new business opportunities and a stronger brand following.

                                        Keynotes

                                        9:00 am - 10:00 am KEYNOTE

                                        Day 3 Keynotes - KEYNOTE

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                                          1:30 pm - 2:30 pm KEYNOTE

                                          Day 3 Keynotes - KEYNOTE

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                                            Breakout Session

                                            10:00 am - 11:00 am Driving Personalization Beyond Traditional Data Sources

                                            Day 3 Breakout Session - Driving Personalization Beyond Traditional Data Sources

                                            / /

                                              Traditional product data alone is no longer enough in the ever-changing retail and supplier marketplaces. Learn how different data sources and enhanced analytics will provide better personalized shopping experiences.

                                              10:00 am - 11:00 am Dynamic Sourcing In The Age Of 100 mph Retail

                                              Day 3 Breakout Session - Dynamic Sourcing In The Age Of 100 mph Retail

                                              / /

                                                Discovering and acquiring new vendors is a problem most retailers are currently facing. Learn how retailers have significantly grown their assortment while exponentially increasing revenue, all while keeping up with the constantly changing landscape of the industry.

                                                11:00 am - 12:00 pm Online Marketplaces – The Next Retail Storefront of Growth

                                                Day 3 Breakout Session - Online Marketplaces – The Next Retail Storefront of Growth

                                                Brandon Levey / Co-founder and CEO /

                                                  Online Marketplaces are creating growth opportunities for retailers while adding complexity to channel management. Learn how leaders in marketplaces and cloud order management are enabling retailer growth and profit.

                                                  11:00 am - 12:00 pm Orchestrating Growth Across All Your Channels

                                                  Day 3 Breakout Session - Orchestrating Growth Across All Your Channels

                                                  / /

                                                    Almost overnight stores and e-commerce blended into a single retail experience, and the complexity of serving the customer exploded – single channel strategies are no longer relevant, or effective. Learn how retailers are orchestrating customer delight and loyalty across all their channels.

                                                    2:30 pm - 3:30 pm Today’s Retail - The Ultimate Team Sport

                                                    Day 3 Breakout Session - Today’s Retail - The Ultimate Team Sport

                                                    Daniel Duty / Founder and CEO /

                                                      New retail market dynamics are causing increased tension between retailers and their vendors, as both look for ways to innovate, while cutting costs and growing margin. Instead of engaging in competitive tactics as separate teams, it is more important than ever to collaborate and innovate together as one team. Learn how to engage in collaborative forms of negotiation, successful strategic partnerships and joint business planning to drive growth and success.

                                                      2:30 pm - 3:30 pm Navigating Growth at the Intersection of Innovation and Disruption

                                                      Day 3 Breakout Session - Navigating Growth at the Intersection of Innovation and Disruption

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                                                        Growing a successful brand or company is difficult, especially during rough times. Learn how disruption can push innovation to create both new business opportunities and a stronger brand following.

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                                                        Event Details

                                                        May 1-3, 2017
                                                        Minneapolis Convention Center
                                                        1301 2nd Ave S.
                                                        Minneapolis, MN 55403

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