Retailers are relying on RILA more than ever to influence public and private sector actions, to provide forums and networks for retailers to share challenges and solutions, and to deliver crucial information on a wide range of issues affecting the industry.

Coming together in January reinforces these relationships and allows new connections to be built among the many CEOs engaged in RILA’s activities.

Join us January 29-31, 2023 in Palm Beach, Florida for RILA's Retail CEO Forum, as we convene to experience the power of collaboration. Don't miss this unique opportunity to connect with CEO peers in a private, small group setting. No matter what lies ahead, our course is stronger together. 

Schedule-at-a-Glance

  • Sunday Jan 29, 2023
  • Monday Jan 30, 2023
  • Tuesday Jan 31, 2023
1:30 PM – 4:30 PM

RILA Board of Directors Meeting (Invite only)

5:00 PM – 6:30 PM

Welcome Reception

6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Chairperson's Dinner (Invite Only)

7:00 AM – 7:45 AM

Breakfast

8:00 AM – 8:30 AM

Welcome Remarks

8:30 AM – 9:10 AM

Executive Sessions & Discussions

9:10 AM – 9:30 AM

Networking Break

9:30 AM – 10:10 AM

Retail CEO Spotlight

10:10 AM – 10:30 AM

Networking Break

10:30 AM – 11:10 AM

Executive Sessions & Discussions

11:10 AM – 11:30 AM

Networking Break

11:30 AM – 12:10 PM

Executive Sessions & Discussions

12:10 PM – 1:10 PM

Networking Luncheon

1:10 PM – 1:50 PM

Executive Sessions & Discussions

1:50 PM – 2:10 PM

Networking Break

2:10 PM – 2:50 PM

Executive Sessions & Discussions

2:50 PM – 3:10 PM

Networking Break

3:10 PM – 3:50 PM

Executive Sessions & Discussions

3:50 PM – 4:10 PM

Networking Break

4:10 PM – 4:50 PM

Policy, Politics, and Talent: Leading in Challenging Times

6:00 PM – 9:30 PM

Monday Night Dinner & Entertainment

7:00 AM – 7:45 AM

Breakfast

8:00 AM – 8:05 AM

Welcome Day 2

8:05 AM – 9:05 AM

Retail Analyst Panel

9:05 AM – 9:25 AM

Networking Break

9:25 AM – 10:05 AM

Society as Stakeholder

10:05 AM – 11:00 AM

Book Signing & Forum Closing

Attend the can’t miss event for retail executives!

Featured Speakers

Joel Anderson

Joel Anderson

  • President & Chief Executive Officer
  • Five Below, Inc.
Corie Barry

Corie Barry

  • Chief Executive Officer, Best Buy Co., Inc.
  • Incoming Chairwoman, RILA
Mitch Daniels

Mitch Daniels

  • President, Purdue University
  • Former Governor of Indiana & Director, Office of Management & Budget
Brian Dodge

Brian Dodge

  • President
  • RILA
Jimmy Etheredge

Jimmy Etheredge

  • Chief Executive Officer - North America
  • Accenture
Simeon Gutman

Simeon Gutman

  • Managing Director
  • Morgan Stanley & Company Inc.
Tim Ingrassia

Tim Ingrassia

  • Co-Chairman, Global Mergers & Acquisitions, IBD
  • Goldman Sachs
Dick Johnson

Dick Johnson

  • Chairman, Foot Locker, Inc.
  • Outgoing Chairman, RILA
Katty Kay

Katty Kay

  • Journalist, Author & Broadcaster
  • BBC World News
Alan Murray

Alan Murray

  • Chief Executive Officer
  • Fortune Media
Yasmine Nainzadeh

Yasmine Nainzadeh

  • Consumer Sector Head
  • Centenus Global Management
Vishaal Rana

Vishaal Rana

  • Managing Director, Cross Markets Consumer Retail Group, IBD
  • Goldman Sachs
Gene Scalia

Gene Scalia

  • Partner
  • Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
About the Conference

About the Conference

The Retail CEO Forum is an annual, invitation-only event for CEOs from the most recognized retail brands.

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Last Year's Program

Last Year's Program

Executive Leadership Sessions are led by thought leaders in the retail industry. They'll showcase different perspectives, leadership strategies, and a forward-thinking approach followed by in-depth breakout discussions.

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Program Overview

Program Overview

We help retail leaders enhance their leadership, strategy, and executives skills to address growth opportunities through executive sessions.

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The RILA Retail CEO Forum serves as a great reminder that disruption in our industry will continue. The Forum provided a great opportunity to discuss the future of the industry with great leaders from across the industry. 

Dick Johnson
  • Executive Chairman
  • Foot Locker, Inc.

Thank you to our 2022 Title Sponsor

Accenture

Accenture

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions—underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network—Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With approximately 425,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives.

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