• The Leadership Forum

    The Leadership Forum:

    Retail CEOs participate in sessions on the topics that matter most to top executives.​​
  • The Leadership Forum

    The Leadership Forum:

    Panels address major forces driving industry change, such as technology, economics and public policy.​
  • The Leadership Forum

    The Leadership Forum:

    Table discussion allow for open dialogue among industry leaders, including Mary Dillon (Ulta) and Lars Peterson (IKEA) in 2016.​
  • The Leadership Forum

    The Leadership Forum :

    CEO Mike George offered an insider’s looks at a technology-forward retailer QVC in 2016.​

The Leadership Forum


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Rila.org login will be down for maintenance beginning Thursday evening, June 30, through Tuesday evening, July 5.

During this time, online event registration will also be unavailable. For those who wish to register, please download a registration form and send it to katie.nicholos@rila.org​.

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​​​​​​​​​​​​The 2017 Leadership Forum will be held January 22-24, 2017 at the Ritz-Carlton in Naples, FL and will address the ever changing ecosystem of today's retail industry.  

​​The Leadership Forum 2017 will bring together chief executives of the leading brands in retail, that provide an unmatched opportunity for dialogue, interaction and collaboration. 


Together, attendees will discuss the important issues driving next-gen commerce, meet essential business partners and allies, and learn how leading edge consumer-facing companies are rising to the challenge of exceling in today's retail environment.


The program, headlined by Best Buy Chairman & CEO Hubert Joly, features thought leaders from retail, consumer brands, finance, technology and innovation for a diverse and thought provoking series of sessions designed to spark your thinking and your creativity. ​


For more information, contact Jenny Keehan at (703) 600-2031 or jenny.keehan@rila.org.


 ‭(Hidden)‬ 2012 Forum Speakers

  • Chris Donnelly

Chris Donnelly
Executive Partner, Retail Practice, Accenture

 FUTURE DATES:

The Leadership Forum 2018
January 21-23, 2018
The Ritz-Carlton Dover Mountain
Tuscon, AZ​