The Retail CEO Washington Summit

Be a part of the most influential discussions in retail this year.

RILA is excited to announce the dates for the Retail CEO Washington Summit. Supply chain issues, global conflicts, workforce challenges and economic headwinds will shape the environment for leading retailers for years to come. Join us in Washington, DC to hear from top policymakers and discuss the critical issues that will impact economic growth and consumer confidence—and shape your long-term business plans.

This exclusive event is an opportunity for leading retail executives to discuss crucial issues and related strategies in a private setting. We will talk with key members of the Biden administration and members of Congress who are directly engaged in the issues that matter most to your business.

This is a critical time to influence public policy. Don’t miss this opportunity to join your peers and leading policymakers to prepare for the challenges that lie ahead. Register today!

Schedule-at-a-Glance

  • Wednesday Jun 29, 2022
  • Thursday Jun 30, 2022
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Executive Committee Lunch & Meeting (Invite Only)

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

RILA Board of Directors Lunch (Invite Only)

1:00 PM – 2:30 PM

RILA Board of Directors Meeting (Invite Only)

3:00 PM – 3:15 PM

Welcome and Opening Remarks

3:15 PM – 4:00 PM

Featured Speaker: Marvin Ellison, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer at Lowe's Companies, Inc.

4:15 PM – 5:00 PM

General Session

6:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Reception & Dinner (Hotel Washington Roof)

7:00 AM – 7:45 AM

Networking Breakfast

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM

General Session

9:00 AM – 9:40 AM

General Session

9:40 AM – 10:00 AM

Networking & Business Break

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

General Session

11:00 AM – 11:15 AM

Networking & Business Break

11:15 AM – 12:00 PM

General Session

12:00 PM – 12:45 PM

Lunch

1:00 PM – 1:45 PM

General Session

1:45 PM – 2:00 PM

Networking & Business Break

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Closing Session

Our Past Speakers Have Included

Governor Lael Brainard

Governor Lael Brainard

  • Vice Chair
  • Federal Reserve Board of Governors
U.S. Senator John Hickenlooper

U.S. Senator John Hickenlooper

  • (D-CO)
  • United States Senate
Roger W. Ferguson, Jr.

Roger W. Ferguson, Jr.

  • Immediate Past President & CEO
  • TIAA
U.S. Senator Tim Scott

U.S. Senator Tim Scott

  • (R-SC)
  • United States Senate
Who Attends

Who Attends

The Retail CEO Summit is where executives go to top policymakers and discuss the critical issues that will impact the retail industry. Discover top retail executives who have attended.

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Last Year's Program

Last Year's Program

Our program development is underway, check back here to learn about the lawmakers, thought leaders, and experts who will help guide our discussions during the Retail CEO Washington Summit.

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Past Speakers

Past Speakers

We help retail leaders enhance their leadership, strategy, and executives skills to address growth opportunities through executive sessions. Learn more about our speaker line-up.

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Attend the can’t miss event for retail executives!