Independent Retailer Conference to Welcome All Star Speaking Line-Up at ASD Market Week

Parker, CO (July 5, 2017) – The Independent Retailer Conference will welcome twenty-one leading retail experts and industry leaders to their stage this upcoming  July 30 – August 2 in Las Vegas at ASD Market Week, where the Independent Retailer Conference holds their flagship conference twice a year. Among the experts planning to take their stage include New York Times Best Selling Author Bardi Drake Toto, Managing Editor of Independent Retailer Magazine Meaghan Brophy and industry experts Kizer & Bender, who will serve as event emcees for the Independent Retailer Conference.

As each conference passes we are always looking ahead to what industry trends, operational issues and overall retail support we can offer attendees at our upcoming events and we’re thrilled to have some new experts taking our stage this upcoming conference,” shares Kerry Bannigan, Independent Retailer Conference Co-Founder. Expanding on this, Bannigan explains that “we’re also excited to welcome many of our attendee favorites to the Independent Retailer Conference stage once again.” 

Joining the Independent Retailer Conference as sponsors and experts this upcoming July 30 – August 2, 2017, include representatives from:

  • Bench
  • Dor Technologies
  • English Management
  • Experticity
  • Refund Retriever
  • RETAILMavens
  • SellerActive
  • SkuVault

Additionally, the Independent Retailer Conference looks forward to welcoming Shark Tank alum from SunStaches, Three Jerks Jerky and Chapul to their stage, as well as Derek Steiner from popular merchant Skullcandy. Jennifer Spivak – a well-recognized Facebook expert – will also join the Independent Retailer Conference, delivering a keynote session that will discuss how to gain high-converting Facebook ads. In addition to keynotes and various pop-up sessions taking place over the course of four days, the Independent Retailer Conference will also present two panel discussions led by Independent Retailer Conference Co-Founder, Retail Minded Founder and Author Nicole Leinbach Reyhle. The panel discussions include:

  • Across the Generations: A Panel Discussion About Women Shoppers
  • A Panel Discussion: From Small Parcel to Freight, Discover Ways to Save Money & Ship More Efficiently

For a full line up of speakers and sessions, click here. 

Over the course of four days, attendees of the Independent Retailer Conference can expect to experience over sixty educational sessions uniquely developed for merchants. This education-rich, action-packed event offers retailers, wholesalers and community leaders alike the chance to engage, learn and connect with retail experts, industry leaders, service providers and like-minded entrepreneurs. Attendees of ASD Market Week can join the Independent Retailer Conference complimentary as part of their show registration. To learn more about ASD Market Week and to register, click here. 

About Independent Retailer Conference

The Independent Retailer Conference is the nation’s only retail conference dedicated entirely to the unique lifestyle and responsibilities of independent store owners. Founded by industry veterans Nicole Leinbach Reyhle of Retail Minded & Kerry Bannigan of the Nolcha Events, the Independent Retailer Conference offers independent retailers the chance to engage, learn, and connect with industry leaders while also getting inspired from retail experts, service providers and like-minded retailers from across the nation.

About ASD Market Week

ASD Market Week is a part of Emerald Expositions and based in Los Angeles, CA. ASD Market Week brings together 40,000+ attendees and 2,800 sellers in the wholesale merchandise industry. The events take place bi‐annually in March and August in Las Vegas and are the 15th and 17th largest expos in the U.S., respectively, covering over 700,000 sq/ft of exhibit space. ASD also produces regional events in New York City and Miami in the fall, which caters to the general merchandise retailers in the tri‐state New York and Florida and Caribbean area.

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